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2:40 AM ET, June 22, 2010

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Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
It's Official: CNN Drops AP Subscription  —  As TVNewser first reported earlier this month, CNN is dropping its subscription to the Associated Press, effective immediately.  —  CNN's own newsgathering operation will be the primary source of content on CNN, CNN.com and CNN Radio.
Media Decoder:
Arthur Brisbane Is Times's New Public Editor  —  The New York Times announced today that Arthur Brisbane, a longtime journalist, will become its new public editor.  Here's an edited draft of the memo sent out by the company:
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Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance:
The New Public Editor at ‘The New York Times’: Another White Dude  —  The public editor of The New York Times is meant to be the so-called reader's representative — the official at the paper whose sole job is “to serve as an advocate for the interests of readers,” in the words of executive editor Bill Keller.
Russ Smith / splicetoday.com:
The Internet's Best Media Provocateur  —  Michael Wolff continues to draw scorn from the High Ambassadors of journalism.  Why?  He doesn't care what anyone thinks about him.  —  By now it's an unremarkable fact that men and women in the media—print, online, broadcast …
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Michael Wolff / Newser:
Tony Judt: Did He Make It Up?  —  Tony Judt has become perhaps …
Discussion: Runnin' Scared
Joe Ciarallo / PRNewser:
Fake Press Releases Continue to Cause Problems for News Wires  —  Just last week, General Mills was affected by a fake press release issued on PRNewswire that said, “Obama Orders Full Investigation of General Mills Supply Chain Following Food Recalls.”  —  This past Friday …
Discussion: WebNewser
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Reuters:   Business Wire bans email submissions after hoax
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Interview: Gannett Holds Off On Charging for USAT iPad App—For Now  —  During Gannett's last earnings call, CEO Craig Dubow said the company would introduce a subscription model for its USA Today iPad app just after July 4.  Of course, Dubow made that statement about two weeks after the iPad's release …
Discussion: FishbowlNY, WebNewser and Gannett Blog
Steve Myers / Mobile Media:
New York Times Designer Argues for Launching iPad App with Limited Features  —  Apple promotes the iPad as practically unlimited in its potential to reshape how we consume media.  No wonder many responded tepidly to some media apps, with complaints about how little they do or how much they resemble their print ancestors.
Laura McGann / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Knight News Challenge: How will Marines use new social media rules to tell the story of Afghanistan?  —  The U.S. Marine Corps lifted its ban on social media tools like Twitter and Facebook earlier this year.  One Knight News Challenge Winner, Teru Kuwayama, wants to chronicle what that new policy means …
John Koblin / New York Observer:
Sources: Conde Nast to Revive Gourmet Brand  —  Earlier this year, we told you how Conde Nast was considering licensing some of its brands.  This is an idea that had been on the table for years, but Si Newhouse always frowned upon it (why cheapen your brand and take focus off the printed magazine?).
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder:
The New Yorker Sings ‘O Canada’  —  The new issue of The New Yorker magazine might as well be called The Canadian.  Yes, The Canadian.  —  The issue, which is coming out on Monday, has a cover date of June 28.  Inside, every ad page other than a house ad has been sold to Canadians …
Discussion: Crikey
WWD:
Memo Pad: Time Taps Frederick... Polyvore Gets Linked...  PRELUDE TO A REBOOT: Time magazine on Friday tapped longtime reporter and editor Jim Frederick to oversee its Web site, and immediately supplied him with marching orders.  “We're already talking about a comprehensive redesign and rethink of the site …
AdAge:
Increased Advertiser Interest Signals Resurgence of Big TV  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — After spending years complaining about TV, have advertisers embarked on a new love affair with the medium?  Marketers have expressed frustration over pricing, effectiveness and nearly everything …
Discussion: AdPulp
Jenna / Jezebel:
Fashion's Tastemaker Journo Will Come To Your Party For A Mere $2500  —  Derek Blasberg, the ubiquitous man-about-town social arbiter, covers parties for Condé Nast's Style.com.  Last Friday, he wrote about a fun little shindig Yves Saint Laurent threw.  Thing is, a credible source tells us he asked for $2500 from the brand.
Scott Bowen / Beaufinn:
Lance Armstrong's tiff with Outside magazine  —  The editors of Outside magazine have posted a reply on-line to Lance Armstrong's Twitter critique, last week, of the July cover image — an image that he referred to as “lame bulls**t” — depicting him wearing a blue t-shirt emblazoned with the words “38.
Discussion: Romenesko
Steve Smith / minonline.com:
Bloomberg.com Re-Launches, Waves Free Content Banner  —  The financial news service and owner of Bloomberg Businessweek re-launched its main business news and information site this morning and claimed to be making a stand for free, ad-supported content models.
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Interior Designers Revive Domino Style With Lonny  —  NEW YORK — Die-hard do-it-yourself interior designers spend hours flipping through glossy magazines, carefully tearing out pages showing a pillow or paint color they like and filing them away for future inspiration.
Discussion: WebNewser
Jim Barnett / Nieman Journalism Lab:
What makes a nonprofit news org “legit”?  Here's one six-fold path  —  Back in February, I posted an essay in this space posing the question: What makes a nonprofit news organization legitimate?  It's a question that nonprofits and their critics have been wrestling with for some time now.
Marcus Brauchli / Washington Post:
Ask the Post: Executive editor Marcus Brauchli takes your questions  —  The Washington Post's executive editor, Marcus Brauchli, was online Monday, June 21 at 1 p.m. ET to take questions about the newspaper, the Web site and the current state of the news industry.
Discussion: Romenesko
Alex Weprin / WebNewser:
Aol Wants a Peek at Confidential Comcast-NBCU Filings  —  Today, June 21 is the last day for companies and individuals to file comments with the FCC on the proposed Comcast-NBC Universal merger.  —  In between dozens of letters of support and opposition filed to the commission today were a pair …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Hacks/Hackers, Mozilla team up for Peer-to-Peer course  —  One of the standing features of Knight's Future of News and Civic Media conference is an award for collaborations that arise during the conference.  And one winner this year was Hacks/Hackers — the journalists-and-programmers Meetup …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Obama asked for a signed copy of New Yorker's walking-on-water cover  —  “There were other covers maybe they didn't like as well,” says New Yorker editor David Remnick (low in the “Reliable Sources” transcript).  “But I think they got over it.  In fact, they got over it a lot faster than some other people. ...
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
David Simon: 'The Huffington Post Doesn't Mean Sh#t To The Average American'  —  There's been a lot of talk lately—this website included—about The Huffington Post's rising web traffic and revenue prospects.  —  HuffPo is now getting around 13 million uniques a month (as of March).
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Changing the rules of the Digg game  —  A management shake-up, tepid traffic, and a hyped product revamp that still hasn't seen the light of day: Much has been made, lately, of the woes facing onetime social-news darling Digg.  —  But even if things turn around after the release of Digg's …
 
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Bloomberg:
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Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Local Broadcasters Are Fearful of an NBC-Comcast Deal
Discussion: Company Town
Charlie Wells / San Francisco Chronicle:
Public Press started online, now turns to print
Discussion: Romenesko and FishbowlNY
Dylan Stableford / TheWrap.com:
Portal Predicament: No One Hangs Around Anymore
Discussion: Romenesko and watchmojo.com
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
On Web Video, Captions Are Coming Slowly
David Teather / Guardian:
Losses on social networks hit £1bn
Discussion: New York Observer