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4:55 AM ET, February 12, 2011

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Mathew Ingram / GigaOMTech:
It's Facebook Vs. Twitter In the Race to Make the News Social  —  Facebook has disrupted or helped to re-engineer many businesses and markets, including the photo-sharing market and the social-gaming market.  But one thing it hasn't really focused on so far is the news business.
Discussion: Future of Journalism, paidContent and Digits, Thanks:loic
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BBC:
Stop the presses: Facebook CTO says news next in social revolution  —  Facebook CTO Bret Taylor says news and media are set get the social treatment  —  Each week we ask chief technology officers and other high-profile tech decision-makers three questions.
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Wall-to-wall coverage as Mubarak resigns  —  Cable news went wall-to-wall with special reports and broadcasters broke into their daytime programming as crowds in Egypt erupted following the news shortly after 11 a.m. EST Friday that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned, handing over power to the nation's army.
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Mark Potts / Recovering Journalist:
When the News Gets Old  —  It's no secret that in a world of news at Twitter speed, print seems to be getting left farther and farther behind.  Like others, I've written about this a couple times previously, and of course there was the Daily Show's fabulously snarky take on “aged news” a couple of years ago.
Discussion: TechCrunch
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Despite HP Deal With Time Inc., Magazines and Apple Still Stuck on iPad Subscriptions  —  The Daily's Model Might Work — If You Think Subscribers Will Opt in to Marketing Messages  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — It suddenly feels like Apple and publishers must be close to a deal on selling subscriptions to magazines' iPad editions.
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Nat Ives / AdAge:
Sports Illustrated to Stop Selling Print-Only Subscriptions  —  $48 Package Bundling in Android Apps Means End of $39 Print-Only Offer  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — When Sports Illustrated unveiled its new $48 “All Access” subscription package bundling print, web and app editions for Android tablets …
Discussion: WWD Media Headlines
New York Post:
Sports Illustrated suits up for subscription app
Discussion: MediaFile and FishbowlNY
Wall Street Journal:
Chapter 11 for Borders, New Chapter for Books  —  Borders Group Inc. is in the final stages of preparing a bankruptcy filing, clinching a long fall for a company with humble beginnings that helped change the way Americans buy books but failed to keep pace with the digital transformation rocking every corner of the media landscape.
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
gave4andy: Andy Carvin and the ad hoc pledge drive  —  One of the winners of the January 25 uprisings in Egypt — besides, of course, the people of Egypt — has been Andy Carvin.  NPR's social media guru has been doing an exemplary job of curating social media to report on a weeks-long protest …
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder:
Effort to Provide TV Ratings by Brand Moves Ahead  —  For decades, advertisers and agencies involved in advertising on television — meaning, practically all of Madison Avenue — have been seeking something their counterparts overseas have long had: brand-specific ratings …
Discussion: TVWeek.com and MediaPost
PR Newswire:
Pandora Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering  —  Pandora Media, Inc. ("Pandora") today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock.
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared:
Yesha Callahan Outed Chris Lee, the Craigslist Congressman: No Gawker Source Is Safe  —  ​When Gawker took down New York GOP representative Christopher Lee of the 26th district, they did so based on the emails of an anonymous woman who made a Craigslist posting.
Hollywood Reporter:
Television Business Scribe Lacey Rose Joins The Hollywood Reporter … The Hollywood Reporter is pleased to announce that Lacey Rose is joining the staff as a senior writer for the expanding television department.  —  Rose was a staff writer at Forbes magazine, where she most recently covered the business of television.
Marc Settle / BBC College of Journalism Blog:
Why small devices are big news for journalists  —  The great and the good in the world of mobile devices are heading to Barcelona for their annual shindig, the Mobile World Congress.  Many are likely to be in good cheer following the news this week that sales of mobiles in 2010 had increased by some 32% on the figure for 2009.
Adam Tinworth / One Man & His Blog:
Spam, technology and a bloody tough week  —  It's the end of a long working week, one that has been dominated by behavioural problems masquerading as technical ones.  We've had a number of very intense spam attacks on our blog farm here, and it's taken both a number of technical efforts …
 
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Gawker's Nick Denton: See, You Ingrates?  This Is What We're Trying to Do (Video)
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest and Tuned In
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Why an expansion of low-power radio stations could mean good things …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine:
The New York Times Literally Sets Out to Discover Brooklyn
Discussion: New York Times and Gawker
Mike Farrell / Multichannel:
Discovery to Pump $50M into OWN
Discussion: MediaPost
Nat Worden / FoxBusiness.com:
News Corp CEO Murdoch Makes Largest Stock Purchase In Years
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and FishbowlNY
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Interview: BBC iPlayer Boss Says All Good Things Come To Those Who Wait
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Twitter Tells Advertisers to Dig Deeper: “Promoted Trends” Get a Price Hike
Discussion: Techland and Pulse2
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Startup Challenges Murdoch's Daily to Drop the App and Try the Web
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and Poynter
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
The state of play for paid content, 2011
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
Fox Follows ABC Into iPad Sync Space With ‘Bones’ App
Katya Wachtel / The Wire:
My Night With Piers Morgan
Joel Meares / CJR:
Meet the Iowa Press
Discussion: Des Moines Register
Jonathan Van Meter / Vogue.com:
Lady Gaga: Our Lady of Pop