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12:15 PM ET, August 30, 2010

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Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Thinner Time magazine still manages to stand out  —  Rick Stengel may have his shoulder in a sling, but when it comes to the newsmagazine wars, he's the last man standing.  —  The reason, says Time's managing editor, is that “we saw what was coming.  We wanted to fix the roof when the sun was shining.”
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Jimmy Fallon Hits A Couple Of Emmy Home Runs That NBC.com Can't Replay  —  Another odd chapter in NBC's mixed viral video history: it can't post two of the clips that have the best chance of catching on from the 2010 Emmys.  Host Jimmy Fallon knocked it out of the park with an energetic Glee-esque opener …
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Marisa Guthrie / Broadcasting & Cable:
‘Modern Family,’ ‘Mad Men’ Take Top Emmy Honors  —  ABC freshman sitcom snags best comedy Emmy, displacing ‘30 Rock;’ ‘Mad Men’ wins third consecutive drama Emmy  —  It was Modern Family's night at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.  And the freshman show's raft of awards …
Financial Times:
Google plans pay-per-view films  —  Google's YouTube video site is in negotiations with Hollywood's leading movie studios to launch a global pay-per-view video service by the end of 2010, putting it head-to-head with Apple in the race to dominate the digital distribution of film and television content
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Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:   Google Pitching YouTube Pay-Per-View. Anyone Buying?
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian:
Long-form journalism starts a new chapter  —  With the help of Twitter and sites such as Long Form and The Awl, longer articles are finding a new lease of life as people take the time to find and read them  —  Everybody's got it in for the web this summer.
New York Times:
Retargeting Ads Follow Surfers to Other Sites  —  The shoes that Julie Matlin recently saw on Zappos.com were kind of cute, or so she thought.  But Ms. Matlin wasn't ready to buy and left the site.  —  Then the shoes started to follow her everywhere she went online.
Ahmad F Al-Shagra / The Next Web:
New AlJazeera English Website Goes Live  —  The world's largest Arabic speaking news channel and 3rd largest international news network has launched their entirely new and overhauled English website and we thought we'd give you our opinion on it.  —  The renovated portal comes with some major improvements the most important would be:
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and ArabCrunch
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Meet the army's own media corps  —  The Combat Camera Team is the army's own embedded media corps, reporting from Afghanistan  —  When David Beckham made a surprise visit to British troops in Afghanistan in May, the press wasted no time in splashing photos of him signing autographs …
Wall Street Journal:
Comcast Gets Static on Net TV  —  The Justice Department is focusing in on how Comcast Corp.'s bid to purchase control of General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal television and movie unit could affect the emerging Internet video market, people familiar with the matter say.
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company:
Latest Victim of the Internet: The Oxford English Dictionary  —  The Oxford English Dictionary, currently a 20 volume, 750-pound monstrosity, has been the authoritive word on the words of the English language for 126 years.  The OED3, the first new edition since 1989, may also be the first to forgo print entirely, reports the AP.
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Hollywood Gives Book Early Push  —  In Novel Twist, Film Company Plugs New Nicholas Sparks Story—a Year Ahead of Movie Version's Release  —  Nicholas Sparks's new novel, “Safe Haven,” goes on sale Sept. 14, and it will be getting a promotional push from an unusual partner: a Hollywood movie maker.
Discussion: New York Observer
David Carr / New York Times:
In California, an Old-Style Print War  —  The office of The Bay Guardian at the bottom of Potrero Hill in San Francisco — the site of one of the last great newspaper wars — was eerily quiet last Thursday morning, with the sounds of a bell at the front desk echoing up into the high ceiling.
Discussion: Romenesko
Wall Street Journal:
Protecting Kaplan, Washington Post's Donald Graham Lobbied Against New Regulations  —  Washington Post, Parent of Education Chain, Defends Profit Generator Against Planned Regulations  —  Washington Post Co. Chairman Donald Graham recently abandoned his hands-off approach to the company's cash cow …
Discussion: National Media and On Media's Blog
 
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Joseph Plambeck / New York Times:
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Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
The quiet mogul  —  Tweet  —  Ten thousand Netflix shares …
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Guardian:
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Irina Slutsky / AdAge:
‘Chief Listeners’ Use Technology to Track, Sort Company Mentions
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Keach Hagey / The Politico:
Just like old Times?  —  If the proposed sale of the Washington …
Discussion: On Media's Blog
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
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Reuters:
Online video key to Disney, Time Warner Cable row
Mathew Ingram / GigaOm:
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
The Fragmented Future Of Mobile Ad Networks
Discussion: ReveNews