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8:10 PM ET, November 1, 2010

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Edmund Lee / AdAge:
Twitter Begins Publishing Ads in Users' Streams  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Starting today, Twitter will drop advertising into individual users' Twitter streams, also known as timelines, according to people familiar with the matter.  Longstanding Twitter advertisers Virgin, Starbucks and Red Bull have bought into this new service.
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Steve Myers / Poynter Online:
Washington Post Sponsors Trending Topic on Twitter for Election Day  —  It's a pretty safe bet that the election will be a hot topic on Twitter on Tuesday, and The Washington Post plans to capitalize on users' interest by sponsoring an election-related trending topic.
Jodiolson / Twitter Blog:
U.S. Midterm Elections 2010  —  Tomorrow the balance of power in both houses of Congress is up for grabs, as is control of more than half of the nation's gubernatorial seats.  Many of the races are still too close to call, and debates are raging about how the 2010 midterm elections will change the country.
David Carr / New York Times:
Rally to Shift the Blame  —  In his new role as a political leader, which is what you call somebody if he hosts a rally on the Washington Mall for over 200,000 people, Jon Stewart was a little hemmed at the Rally to Restore Sanity on Saturday.  Because sanity should know no party, partisan rhetoric was not on the teleprompter.
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Drew / Fark.com:
Jon Stewart to Reddit: you don't matter  —  Backstory: Reddit has been pushing support for the Stewart/Colbert rally since its inception, possibly since before its inception.  —  At the Rally For Sanity press conference on Saturday, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit …
Discussion: Fox News and Indecision Forever
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Editor of Daily Variety Is Pushed Out  —  The editor of Daily Variety has been pushed out after less than a year on the job.  —  Leo Wolinsky, a Los Angeles Times veteran who was hired by Daily Variety last year to help it survive in the rapidly changing Hollywood media market, confirmed that he was let go on Monday.
Discussion: LA Observed
Ross Dawson / Trends in the Living Networks:
Launch of Newspaper Extinction Timeline for every country in the world  —  Back in August I predicted that newspapers in their current form will be irrelevant in Australia in 2022.  That received significant international attention including from The Australian, The Guardian, Editor & Publisher …
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
CNN's Newest Hire on Replacing Larry King and Beating Fox News  —  Piers Morgan.  Image by thisiscow via Flickr  —  If CNN manages to pull up out of the slump it's been in, it will be in large measure because of what it does at 9 p.m., where British television personality Piers Morgan …
Discussion: MarketWatch, Romenesko and TVNewser
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Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Gawker to Drop Old Blog Look  —  Founder Denton Favors Newsmagazine Style, Refashioning Face of Online Media  —  Gawker Media founder Nick Denton, whose snarky approach has shaped the blogosphere's tone for years, is overhauling his sites to broaden their appeal, an attempted transformation …
Discussion: Romenesko, Scocca, The Next Web, Guardian and SAI
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
A Donation Clouds Fox News Report  —  The Fox Business Network focused on what it called “The War on Business” all last week, but on Tuesday its coverage was decidedly more focused — with a series of reports about a California ballot initiative that its parent company, the News Corporation, had spent $1.3 million to defeat.
Steve Coll / New Yorker:
Will WikiLeaks become a trusted source?  —  Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, had a tumultuous youth in Australia and grew into an autodidact with eclectic skills and a deep distrust of hierarchies and governments.  In 2006, as he prepared to launch a digital enterprise devoted …
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
5 Takeaways from the Online News Association Conference  —  Jane McDonnell, executive director of the Online News Association, opened up this year's conference by calling it “the conference where journalism doesn't know it's supposed to be dead.”  That couldn'thave been more true.
Discussion: 2mrw., Knight News Challenge and ONA10
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
YouTube Meets Formspring With Video Q&A Site VYou  —  Founded by Steve Spurgat and Chuck Reina, the New York-based and newly launched VYou is a combination of Formspring, YouTube and Twitter ("Formspring + video + crack." is a popular description amongst its beta users).
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Beware the GOP Coronation  —  Republicans will win big, and the press coverage will be glowing.  But don't forget: At the 100-days mark in his presidency, Obama walked on water.  Howard Kurtz on the media's mood swings.  —  Less than two years after taking office on a wave of hope …
Discussion: NPR Topics
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Keeping the Party Going at Viacom  —  Philippe Dauman says he paid his way through college in part by playing poker.  Now the Viacom Inc. CEO is making bets in an arena with high stakes for the media business: putting traditional content on the Web.  —  Viacom, a media company …
Discussion: Company Town
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Reddit head leaves Conde Nast for Hipmunk  —  Christopher Slowe, a five-year veteran of Reddit who has been in charge of the Conde Nast-owned social news site since the departure of its founders Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian last year, announced on Monday that he's leaving his post.
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe:
Dutch social network Hyves sold to media group, as European-based networks feel the Facebook heat  —  Leading Dutch social network, Hyves, which for a long time held out against the encroachment of Facebook, is selling the entire company to Dutch media group TMG (Telegraaf Media Groep) for an undisclosed sum.
Discussion: paidContent
Martin Langeveld / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Jim Hopkins' Gannett Blog: a useful watchblog finds its niche; should others emulate its “water cooler”?  —  Last year in this space, I took a swipe at Gannett Blog, a “watchblog” published by ex-Gannett journalist Jim Hopkins of San Francisco in which he had been keeping an eye on the country's largest newspaper company.
Discussion: Gannett Blog
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Inside the Google Books Algorithm  —  Google is famous for the brilliance of its algorithm for searching web pages.  While the company looks at dozens of factors in determining which results to display, the heart of the search engine is using links between pages to rank their relevancy.
Mike Shields / Adweek:
Richard Johnson, Digital, Really?  —  What business do Richard Johnson and Jesse Angelo have launching a national iPad newspaper?  —  Richard Johnson, really?  No, seriously, what business do Richard Johnson and Jesse Angelo, two ink-stained print lifers from a newspaper that has famously bled billions …
Discussion: New York Observer and Romenesko
Emily Yoffe / The Atlantic Wire:
What I Read  —  How do people deal with the torrent of information that rains down on us all?  What's the secret to staying on top of the news without surrendering to the chaos of it?  In this series, we ask people who seem well-informed to describe their media diets.
Media Standards Trust:
Foreign news coverage in UK press falls 40% since 1979  —  A new report published by the Media Standards Trust finds that:  — Foreign news coverage across four UK national newspapers has fallen by 40% since 1979 in absolute terms  — International news makes up only 11% of the national newspapers studied compared to 20% in 1979
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Glam Media Set to Overtake AOL: Verticals vs Portals  —  The latest comScore Top 50 Properties (U.S.) statistics make sobering reading for AOL, the former king of the portals in the 90s and early part of this century.  While AOL is the number 5 ranked U.S. web property …
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Pecker's package  —  Tweet  —  National Enquirer publisher American Media has some sensational news of its own: bankruptcy.  —  Faced with resistance from a single balky bondholder, the company, which also owns Shape and Star, is scrapping the debt-for-equity swap it has labored …
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Time Magazine's Odd but Unintentional Pairing  —  Talk about a mismatch.  —  Time magazine's election preview issue contains four separate inside covers, each one featuring a Republican or Tea Party candidate prominent in politics this year: Rand Paul, Meg Whitman, Marco Rubio and Christine O'Donnell.
Discussion: mediabistro.com
Kunur Patel / AdAge:
Meredith Builds Agency Unit as Home for Further Acquisitions  —  Media Company ‘Hungry’ to Buy More Agencies, New Group Leader Says  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Meredith is creating an Emerging Markets Group within its now-sizeable marketing services arm to house New Media Strategies …
Discussion: MediaPost, Thanks:kunur
 
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