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10:25 PM ET, June 28, 2010

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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
There is no hot news.  All news is hot news.  —  The most dangerous defensive tactic parried by legacy news organizations today is their attempt to claim ownership of “hot news” and prevent others from repeating what they gather at their expense for as long as they determine that news is still hot.
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David Carr / New York Times:
Heedlessly Hijacking Content  —  Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal was not the only one who had a tough week at the office.  —  Last Monday, the word got out that Rolling Stone had a stunning piece about General McChrystal, in which he and his aides were critical of the White House.
David Weigel / Big Journalism:
Hubris and Humility: David Weigel Comes Clean on Washington Post, the D.C. Bubble, & the ‘Journolist’  —  In the first (and still best) “Austin Powers” film, a United Nations representative makes a faux pas and calls the film's villain “Mr. Evil.”  —  “It's Dr. Evil,” he huffs.
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Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:   From Washington Post To NBCU: Dave Weigel Joins MSNBC As Paid Contributor
Matt Welch / Hit & Run:
Weigel, Journalistic Voting Records, and the Washington Post's “Perception” Problems
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Rolling Stone and the Plight of the Not-Quite-Good-Enough Magazine  —  Rolling Stone got its nice big “Dominate the news cycle” turn last week with Michael Hastings' Gen. McChrystal story.  Will this revive Rolling Stone as a culturally relevant touchstone?  Not a chance.
Discussion: Romenesko and CJR
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Time:
Best Blogs of 2010  —  From the savvy to the satirical, the eye-opening to the jaw-dropping, TIME makes its annual picks of the blogs we can't live without
Discussion: FishbowlLA
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Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider:
The Awl, Deadline Hollywood and Gawker Make Time's Annual Best Blogs List
Discussion: Time
David Carr / Media Decoder:
David Carey Leaving Condé Nast to Run Hearst Magazines  —  David Carey, group president at Condé Nast who oversees Wired, Golf Digest, and Golf World, is leaving the company to become the president of the magazine division of Hearst Publishing, the Manhattan-based magazine …
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John Koblin / New York Observer:
David Carey on His New Job at Hearst: 'It's Tailor-Made For Me'
Discussion: Romenesko and rbr.com
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:
Email... Not “E-mail”: Yahoo Creates Style Guide for Web Content  —  Yahoo has thrown its hat into the ring when it comes to offering an authoritative source on all things digital publishing, launching “The Yahoo! Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World.”
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PR inside:
Yahoo! Publishes First Comprehensive Guide for Creating Web Content
Discussion: paidContent, WebNewser and The Awl
Tom Folkes / Poynter Online:
Digital Journalist Survival Guide: A Glossary of Tech Terms You Should Know  —  Back in January, we asked Jennifer 8.  Lee (a former member of Poynter's National Advisory Board) to write a short glossary for journalists on “how to talk tech.”  She wisely enlisted the Hacks/Hackers group …
Discussion: ResourceShelf
Media Decoder:
Marzorati to Leave Magazine for New Post at The Times  —  The search for a new editor for The New York Times Magazine is on.  In a memo to the staff on Monday, Bill Keller, the paper's executive editor, announced that Gerry Marzorati will be taking on a new role overseeing new initiatives at The Times.
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Mounting Web Woes Pummel Newspapers  —  Slipping Digital Ad Revenue, Emerging Content Farms Present More Challenges for Struggling Industry  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Look at newspapers' share of digital advertising, the crowds checking out other kinds of news sites, or the prices that advertisers will pay for the competition.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Touting Redesign, MSNBC Declares Pageviews ‘Dead’  —  The big idea behind just about every website redesign these days generally revolves around “less is more” minimalism.  But it looks like MSNBC.com's redo actually means it: the new site, which just went fully live, promises to do an end with clicking on stories and on ads.
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Hearst Sites Launch Disruptive HD Ads  —  Gillette signs on as sponsor  —  Web Surfers, prepare for more disruptions.  —  As consumers ignore traditional online banner ads, Web publishers have tried to replace them with higher-impact and more lucrative ads.
AdAge:
A Look at Who's Getting What on Apple's IAds  —  Though Complexity, Delays Mean Most Won't Hit July 1 Rollout, Marketers Appear Excited by the Prospects  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The first of Apple's iAds are expected to start popping up on iPhones later this week, but don't expect …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
A Business Journalist Turned Anti-Banker  —  On most cable newscasts, the people who are writing new financial regulations are called congressmen.  But on “The Dylan Ratigan Show” on MSNBC, some are called “banksters.”  —  That term, a twist on gangsters, tells viewers a lot about Mr. Ratigan …
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
After six months as anchor, Diane Sawyer is bringing a sharper edge to ABC's ‘World News’  —  It is not yet 9 a.m. and Diane Sawyer is shaking her head in amazement.  —  “Unbelievable,” she says, having woken up to the news that Gen. Stanley McChrystal had denigrated President Obama's team in a Rolling Stone piece.
John Lichfield / The Independent:
‘Le Monde’ to be taken over by tycoon who built fortune on porn  —  The journalists of Le Monde, the most prestigious French-language publication in the world, have contemptuously defeated an attempt by President Nicolas Sarkozy to intervene in the sale of their struggling newspaper.
Discussion: Guardian and The First Post
Laura McGann / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Knight News Challenge: Connecting the world is great, but Front Porch Forum wants to connect neighbors  —  The Internet connects people around the country and around the world.  But what about the people right next door?  One of this year's Knight News Challenge winners, Front Porch Forum …
Craig Lambert / Harvard Magazine:
Profile of literary agent Andrew Wylie  —  in 1979, andrew wylie '70 was trying to get a job as a book editor.  “They would ask what I was reading,” Wylie says, “and I would say, ‘Thucydides.’ They would say, ‘Huh?  What about James Michener, James Clavell?’
Discussion: theBookseller.com
Will Richmond / VideoNuze:
Here's What Fox, NBC and Hulu are Doing with Increased Online Ad Loads  —  Get ready to see more ads in TV programs viewed online.  Following my exclusive 2 weeks ago about ABC doubling the number of ads in its iPad app, and soon on ABC.com, the same increased ad load is happening with Fox's …
 
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Tim Adler / Deadline.com:
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Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
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Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch TV Launches... Now.
Jesse Singal / Boston Globe:
Freedom of screech  —  Anonymous online comment boards …
Discussion: Romenesko
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
PolitiFact, Providence Journal launch PolitiFact Rhode Island
Discussion: PolitiFact
Felix Salmon:
Holding corporate tweets to a higher standard
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Discussion: Lost Remote
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