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3:50 PM ET, September 16, 2010

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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
News of the World builds paywall  —  UK's biggest-selling Sunday national newspaper to join the Times and Sunday Times in charging online from next month  —  The UK's biggest-selling Sunday national newspaper, the News of the World, is to go behind News International's online paywall next month.
Scott Sherman / CJR:
A Rocket's Trajectory  —  For more than thirty years, Keith Richburg has been a classy and distinguished presence at The Washington Post.  Richburg served as bureau chief in Manila, Nairobi, and Paris, and also spent more than two years as foreign editor in Washington.
Discussion: Romenesko and On Media's Blog
John Koblin / New York Observer:
The Times and WSJ Battle Over Publicity Staff  —  The next battleground for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal's little newspaper war is apparently the papers' communications departments.  —  Bob Christie, the PR man for The Times who left the Journal back in March …
Discussion: Strupp, Romenesko and The Wire
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Miami Herald cuts 49 positions, announces new furloughs  —  Memos from the Herald's publisher and executive editor  —  Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 9:34 AM  —  To all Herald employees:  —  Today we are announcing a plan to eliminate 49 staff positions across MHMC.
Discussion: Gawker, Riptide 2.0 and MiamiHerald.com
Ken Doctor / Newsonomics:
9 Questions on Apple's “iTunes for News” Store  —  It's funny.  I thought we'd see an “iTunes for News” years ago.  It was just too confusing, though, to figure out what the jukebox would look like, the combination of coins needed to buy something, how the news tunes would be played, or kept or shared, and lots more.
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Robin Sloan / Snarkmarket:
Kanye West, media cyborg  —  Tim Maly's #50cyborgs project is unfolding this month, 50 years after the coining of the term “cyborg.”  Here at Snarkmarket, our Tim has already contributed.  Here's my addition.  —  So, I love Tim Maly's kickoff post: What's a cyborg?
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Canvas UK IPTV JV Confirmed ‘YouView’; Halton Is CEO  —  The brand name for the UK's public-service connected-TV joint venture, codenamed Project Canvas, has been confirmed as “YouView” (after all, it rhymes with “YouTube").  A website has launched as part to communicate the brand.
Discussion: blogs.ft.com and Media Week
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The still-evolving Newsonomics of digital transition  —  [Each week, our friend Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of the news business for the Lab.]  —  It seems like a simple enough question.
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
Brian Wilson's Undoing at Fox News Part of ‘White Men Behaving Badly’ Culture  —  FishbowlDC obtained further details about what happened inside Fox News that led to Brian Wilson's suspension.  Wilson was an anchor and reporter at Fox News.  He allegedly has not been at work for two months, sources say.
Craig Fehrman / Political Bookworm:
Embargoed Carter book lands briefly on Google books  —  Jimmy Carter's “White House Diary,” embargoed by its publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux until its release on Monday, had a brief ride on Google books on Wednesday morning.  Its inadvertent preview caused the publisher some consternation …
Emily Maltby / Wall Street Journal:
Marketing Strategy: Buddy Up  —  Small Companies Ride Coattails of Larger Firms to Reduce Advertising Expenses  —  Mountain News Corp., which tracks snow conditions for ski mountains through its website, got a burst of national exposure without spending a penny last winter when Apple Inc. chose …
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance:
Behind Atlantic Media's Growth: A Return to Profits at The Atlantic  —  For a company that's been around in one form or another for 153 years, Atlantic Media is showing a lot of initiative.  There's The Atlantic's new iPad edition, a straightforward digital version of the print magazine …
Steve Safran / Lost Remote:
Younger companies more likely to use social media  —  Companies that have been around for three years or fewer are spending far more of their ad money online than their established counterparts.  Not only that, but the newer companies have a much more aggressive social media strategy.
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
The Future Is Now: Online Ad Platform Predicts Future Prices  —  Ad Network Takes Risk on Future Display Prices in Bid to Unlock TV Ad Dollars  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Despite digital media's virulent growth, it's still TV that drives the billion-dollar advertising budgets for most major corporations …
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Latest Online Hyperlocal News Player: Press Release Distributor ReadMedia  —  ReadMedia, which has made a business of distributing hundreds of thousands of locally-targeted press releases to media outlets across the country, is now trying to make a more direct play in online hyperlocal news.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Tod Sacerdoti / Silicon Alley Insider:
Zynga And Facebook Are Killing Soap Operas  —  Daytime soap operas, with very few exceptions, are dead.  —  On October 5, 2009, CBS canceled “Guiding Light,” the longest running television drama in history, which began in 1952.  This September, CBS will air the last episode of “As The World Turns …
MediaShift:
Public Media Corps Takes on Broadband Divide for Minorities  —  If there was a reality show about the Public Media Corps (PMC), the intro might sound something like this: “Here's the true story of how 15 fellows, five public media institutions, three high schools, three community organizations …
Howard Kurtz:
White House rips Forbes article  —  Dinesh D'Souza has drawn a torrent of criticism with a Forbes cover story that accuses President Obama of adopting “the cause of anti-colonialism” from his Kenyan father.  —  But while most detractors focus on the author—and Newt Gingrich …
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
DEMO: The secret of Groupon's success is ... good writing?  —  Among startups, there's a tendency to emphasize product technology, rather than fuzzier skills and qualities that don't “scale”.  But chief executive Andrew Mason said today that the success of his popular social buying site Groupon …
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David Kaplan / paidContent:   Gilt City Exits Beta With Limits Around Local Expansion
 
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Connected TV Now Available On Select Toshiba TVs
Discussion: NewTeeVee and WebNewser
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Disney Online Rolls Out Muppets Web Series
Discussion: SocialTimes.com
Leon Neyfakh / New York Observer:
So Sorry To Do This!  Rain Check?  Flakiness Epidemic Sweeps Digital New York
Elizabeth Holmes / Wall Street Journal:
The Importance of Tweeting Oscar
Discussion: NYConvergence
Zeke Turner / New York Observer:
Petty Crime Charges Don't Stick to Journal Reporter Doug Belkin
Discussion: Romenesko
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PRX Story Exchange, Spot.us Bring Crowdfunding to Public Radio
Sinead Carew / MediaFile:
Yahoo Chief slams Apple's iAd
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Jim O'Neill / Online Video News:
Brightcove's David Mendels on consolidation, profitability …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
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David Cohen / mediabistro.com:
AP Timeline Reader Is the Result of Experiments with HTML5, Internet Explorer 9
Kassia Krozser / Booksquare:
Rethinking the Publishing Company
Chris Ariens / WebNewser:
‘60 Minutes’ Goes Overtime on the Web
Discussion: MediaPost and rbr.com