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5:30 AM ET, August 31, 2010

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Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Exclusive: Glenn Beck Launches “News And Opinion” Website, The Blaze, Tonight  —  Having conquered TV, radio, book publishing and now live events, Glenn Beck is looking to expand his media empire into a new arena - the web (obviously GlennBeck.com is thriving too).
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Nate Freeman / New York Observer:
Huffington Post and the Would-Be Glenn Beck Sex Tape  —  Huffington Post contributor Beau Friedlander published a post to that site this morning offering $100,000 to anyone who could produce a sex tape of Glenn Beck, but it didn't stay online for long.  A few hours after it went up the tags …
Josh Cohen / Google News Blog:
Extending the Associated Press as Hosted News partner  —  We've extended our existing licensing agreement with the Associated Press that permits us to host its content on Google properties such as Google News.  We look forward to future collaborations, including on ways Google and AP …
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Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The AP and Google reach a licensing renewal agreement …
Discussion: Associated Press and Romenesko
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google & AP Extend Long-Term Content Deal
Discussion: Relevant Results and The Next Web
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Local news rivals doom publisher pay walls  —  The local news sites being developed by Yahoo, AOL, Huffington Post and a growing number of other online players will dash the hopes of most newspaper publishers of charging for access to their online content.  —  While newspaper executives …
Dean Starkman / CJR:
Susanne Craig leaving WSJ for the NYT  —  Susanne Craig, one of The Wall Street Journal's star Wall Street reporters, is moving to The New York Times, a boost for the Times and the latest blow to the Journal's coverage of that core beat.  —  Craig told The Audit she's “looking forward to a new challenge.”
Barb Palser / American Journalism Review:
The Hazards of Hyperlocal  —  Why neighborhood news online is a dicey proposition A hallmark of a successful product is that it addresses an unmet consumer need or want, either conscious or latent.  Like DVRs, Facebook and aerosol pancake batter.  At this moment, news organizations …
Discussion: Romenesko
Knoxville News-Sentinel:
Future of news: Insider Dave Morgan touts new media  —  Digital startups said to have advantage over traditional outlets  —  Register or log in using your account on these websites.  —  Web Search powered by YAHOO! SEARCH  —  This is a question-and-answer interview with Dave Morgan …
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Knoxville News-Sentinel:
Media migration: New technologies transform reporting, redefine the news
Discussion: Random Mumblings
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Piers Morgan Finally Admits to CNN Talks  —  LOS ANGELES — Piers Morgan broke his silence about his impending job at CNN on Sunday, saying in a red carpet interview at the Emmys that negotiations are almost finished.  —  Mr. Morgan has been in talks with CNN this summer about replacing Larry King …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Roku Tries A Price Reset With Google TV, Apple Whatever In The Wings  —  Video service Roku cut prices by 23 to 30 percent across its WiFi set tops today, taking its most expensive device below $100 in the hopes of being perceived as the best value heading into the fall sales season.
Jason Fell / Folio:
Modern Luxury Sold  —  Regional magazine publisher to be bought by Atlanta-based Dickey Publishing.  —  After going on the block this spring, regional magazine publisher Modern Luxury Media has agreed to be sold to Atlanta-based Dickey Publishing.  Under terms of the deal …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard:
In Defense of Links, Part One: Nick Carr, hypertext and delinkification  —  For 15 years, I've been doing most of my writing — aside from my two books — on the Web.  When I do switch back to writing an article for print, I find myself feeling stymied.  I can't link!
Om Malik / GigaOm:
The New Now: How Real Time Redefines the Now  —  This past week, Nova Spivack, founder of Twine, a web service that dealt with information overload, stopped by in our offices to discuss the future of the web.  I first met Nova when he started Earthweb (now called Dice.com), and over the years have kept in touch with him.
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
ESPN Teaming With YouTube for ‘SportsCenter’ Stunt  —  Social media blitz by sports network  —  Who doesn't want to appear in a highlight on SportsCenter?  Now you might get your chance.  —  ESPN is getting ready to launch a tie-in between SportsCenter and YouTube in which fans will be able …
Discussion: TVWeek.com
Jason Fell / Folio:
Gourmet to Return to Print—As Special Newsstand-Only Issues  —  First up is Gourmet Quick Kitchen, due out next month.  —  Is shuttered Gourmet clawing its way back out of the grave?  —  After being shut down by Condé Nast last fall, the publisher announced in June …
Discussion: Gawker
Dan Zarrella / HubSpot's Inbound Internet …:
Visualizing How a Link Spreads Through the Twitterverse  —  A few months ago, I did some research into visualizing how a story spreads across the Twitterverse and how that spread could be visualized.  —  Using a combination of the Twitter API, the TweetMeme API and the Processing visualization library …
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
5 Lessons from Longshot, A Magazine Made in 48 Hours  —  Weekends bring out the avocation in people.  Some rock-climb.  Other people play in basketball leagues.  Hobbyists build robots.  My friends and I make magazines.  —  I co-founded Longshot Magazine with Mat Honan and Sarah Rich a few months ago.
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Laughing Squid
the nytpicker:
All The Men That's Fit To Print: So Far This August, NYT Has Published 76 Obituaries — 70 Men And 6 Women.  —  Still upset about that lack of gender equality in book reviews?  —  Consider this more frightening and fundamental imbalance: so far in the month of August, the NYT has published 78 obituaries.
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Playing it by ear: The Atlantic joins the magazine-Tumbling fray in embracing experimentation  —  Until recently, Tumblr was a fairly isolated phenomenon: a platform that (to overgeneralize only slightly) helped a slew of web-savvy young city-dwellers to stay connected with more characters than Twitter but less commitment than blogs.
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Not on His Watch, USA Today Founder Says  —  Allen H. Neuharth, 86, the former Gannett executive who founded USA Today nearly 30 years ago, had some tart words for the people now in charge of his beloved paper.  —  When USA Today wrapped its front section in an advertisement for a Jeep last month …
Bloomberg:
News Corp.'s MySpace Said to Extend Google Ad Deal by One Month  —  Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) — MySpace.com extended a search advertising contract with Google Inc. by one month as the News Corp.-owned social-networking website tries to secure a new agreement, according to two people with knowledge of the talks.
Andy Plesser / The Huffington Post:
Taboola Pioneers “Text to Video” for Bloomberg, CNN and Revision3  —  Taboola, the video recommendation engine which is used by publishers to provide “related” or “recommended” videos at the end of clips, has introduced a system for publishers to offer up recommended video thumbnails at around text articles.
Discussion: Beet.TV
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Another Departure From Newsweek  —  The stream of senior writers and editors departing Newsweek continues, with the announcement on Monday that the National Journal has hired Michael Hirsh, a Newsweek editor based in Washington.  —  The departure comes on the heels of what has amounted …
Discussion: On Media's Blog and DailyFinance
 
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