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3:30 AM ET, March 7, 2011

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Felix Salmon:
The FT's decline  —  I had a hard-to-follow Twitter debate yesterday about the FT's paywall, where a couple of FT types — Alan Beattie and John Gapper — told me that the latest numbers for digital subscribers show that I was wrong when I criticized the FT's strategy in October 2007.
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu
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Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
Financial Times Digs Gold Out of Data  —  PARIS — For newspapers, connecting with readers is the ultimate challenge.  At newsstands, many customers choose a paper only after they see the headline on the cover.  The lady in hair curlers and a bathrobe might choose “Toe job to no job,” …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Digital Media Milestone: News Consumption via Mobile Reaches Nearly Half for Financial Times
Discussion: Future of Journalism
David Carr / New York Times:
The Fading Power of Beck's Alarms  —  Almost every time I flipped on television last week, there was a deeply angry guy on a running tirade about the conspiracies afoot, the enemies around all corners, and how he alone seemed to understand what was under way.
Tim MacMahon / ESPN:
Mark Cuban, Charlie Sheen in talks  —  DALLAS — Mark Cuban, the outspoken billionaire owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, and controversial actor Charlie Sheen could soon be business partners.  —  Cuban confirmed Sunday evening that he's had several conversations with Sheen recently …
Discussion: New York Times, @thefamousjay and @espn
Dylan Tweney / Epicenter:
Al Jazeera English Plans Show Centered on Social Networking  —  As the Arab world reels with revolutions fomented in part online, Al Jazeera English is planning a new talk show that has social networking at its heart.  —  It's just lucky timing, says Ahmed Shihab-Eldin …
John Koblin / WWD Media Headlines:
Memo Pad: Joanne Lipman's Newsweek Debut  —  JOANNE LIPMAN RETURNS: Joanne Lipman, the former Portfolio editor in chief — who has held a relatively low profile since the business magazine was shut down 23 months ago — will write regularly for Tina Brown's new Newsweek.
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Mike Swift / Mercury News:
In YouTube, Google finds a nimble model to compete with Facebook  —  Once derided as Google's folly, the home of cheesy cat videos and the money-losing stepchild of an otherwise wildly profitable company, YouTube is emerging as a model for the more nimble, faster-paced company Google co-founder …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
‘Today’ Show Moves to Today.com and Stresses Video Clips  —  The “Today” show on Tuesday morning will produce a second show just for the Web — something that seems inherently competitive with its main telecast.  —  But the webcast, called “The Today.com Show,” is largely a promotional affair …
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Alex Weprin / TVNewser:   NBC's ‘Today’ Going Behind the Scenes Tuesday
New York Times:
China Tracks Foreign Journalists  —  BEIJING — Western journalists have lately been tolerated in China, if grudgingly, but the spread of revolution in the Middle East has prompted the authorities here to adopt a more familiar tack: suddenly, foreign reporters are being tracked and detained …
Discussion: Big News Network.com
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Mobile First, and a Mag  —  Two French journalists come to me with a question: which business model for their new project?  They are about to resuscitate a fairly well-know trade journalism brand, planning to go mostly online — and marginally on dead trees.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Twitter's “Quickbar Uprising” Is Nothing: Wait Till The Ads Really Show Up  —  Some people hate Twitter's new iPhone app, and Twitter is listening: It's going to change the app slightly.  —  Which won't appease the people who hate Twitter's new iPhone app at all.
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Writers Get Close on Web  —  Simon & Schuster Bets Authors' Video Interviews Can Build Readership, Sales  —  It's the kind of quirky fan question—"Would you ever shave your head?"—that authors might ignore.  But teen novelist Lisa McMann, in a simulated Web-based video conversation …
 
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