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5:30 PM ET, April 19, 2011

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Reuters:
Thomson Reuters overhauls news management team  —  * Hires several Wall Street Journal alumni  —  * Seeks to streamline structure and decision-making  —  * To bolster enterprise reporting resources  —  Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI.N) (TRI.TO) named Pulitzer-prize winning journalist …
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Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire:
EXODUS: Managing Editor Of Rupert Murdoch's ‘The Daily’ Jumps Ship For Reuters  —  Further proof Rupert Murdoch's The Daily may be a sinking media ship.  —  Jim Gaines, who was long-time editor at Time Inc. before he joined The Daily as managing editor, is already leaving the struggling iPad newspaper …
Discussion: Soup
Justin Prichard / Media Week:
MailOnline overtakes Huffington Post to become world's no 2  —  Associated's MailOnline has overtaken the Huffington Post to become the world's second largest ‘newspaper’ site, as defined by ComScore.  —  ComScore data for March today (19 April) highlights how the disruptive news …
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
Chart: The Battle For Global News Supremacy … To the competition between NYTimes.com (NYSE: NYT) and HuffingtonPost.com, add two British challengers...  World news site traffic chart  —  Mail Online, the celebrity-laden website of the conservative British Daily Mail tabloid …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Huffington Post Doubles Down on Social Media
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Thanks:mathewi
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Why Didn't WikiLeaks Reporting Earn A Pulitzer?  The NY Times Didn't Submit It  —  The Times' Bill Keller (left) and Julian Assange  —  It's not every year that classified histories of two wars and massive troves of diplomatic secrets appear in America's newspapers.
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Al Tompkins / Poynter:
Few entries, no consensus, no Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting
Alex Heard / Outside:
Greg Mortenson Speaks  —  The embattled director of the Central Asia Institute responds to allegations of financial mismanagement and that he fabricated stories in his bestselling book Three Cups of Tea.  Brace yourself for a new Central Asian conflict involving powerful American forces, and count on this one to last a while.
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Anya Kamenetz / Fast Company:
What The Scandal Of “Three Cups of Tea” Author Greg Mortenson Is Really About
Chris / cdixon.org:
Experiment: blog in Kindle book form  —  There is an amazing amount of useful, free information available on tech blogs for fledgling tech entrepreneurs (this list is a great place to start).  I think sometimes we techies forget that this wealth of content is unknown to the non-startup world.
Discussion: The Next Web and eBookNewser
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Ben Popper / Betabeat:
Chris Dixon Turns His Blog Into a Book
Discussion: MediaMemo
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
SAY Media Acquires Dogster (And Has More Acquisitions In The Works)  —  Just six months after its creation, SAY Media is already going to the dogs: it's acquired Dogster, a web community for dog-owners that draws around 2 million unique visitors a month.  It's a move that sounds confusing at first …
Discussion: paidContent, SAI and GigaOM
Matt McLernon / YouTube Blog:
The Royal Wedding live on YouTube  —  As the historic day approaches, the much-anticipated wedding of Britain's Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton has people around the world buzzing with excitement.  —  While millions will be in London for the big day, it's clear that people around the world have wedding fever.
Andy Fixmer / Bloomberg:
Disney's ESPN Removing Poker Programming After Gambling Websites Charged  —  Walt Disney Co. (DIS)'s ESPN sports cable channel will remove poker advertising and programming after the U.S. indicted gambling websites that sponsor televised tournaments and froze their bank accounts.
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How URL spoofing can put libelous words into news orgs' mouths  —  You really have to question everything you see on the web, even the supposedly sacrosanct URL.  (That ubiquitous initialism stands for “uniform resource locator,” as in, one locator for every resource on the Internet.)
James Gleick / Smithsonian Magazine:
What Defines a Meme?  —  Our world is a place where information can behave like human genes and ideas can replicate, mutate and evolve  —  With the rise of information theory, ideas were seen as behaving like organisms, replicating by leaping from brain to brain, interacting to form new ideas …
Discussion: Boing Boing
News & Tech:
Google: One Pass to work with publishers  —  LONDON — Google said it expects its One Pass subscription management service to help publishers monetize content as the search engine seeks ways to work more closely with the newspaper industry.  —  Madhav Chinnappa, Google's strategic partner development manager …
Discussion: The Wire and Noted
Wall Street Journal:
At Tribune, Battle Expands  —  Ex-Holders Reserve Cash as Creditors Aim to Claw Back Funds; Deutsche's Market Creditors Aim to Claw Back Funds From Ex-Holders Using Novel Legal Concept  —  Tribune creditors allege that Sam Zell's buyout was ‘among the worst in American corporate history.’
Discussion: @iwantmedia
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Amazon's Lovefilm Strikes Disney Deal  —  Lovefilm, the “Netflix of Europe,” now has something Netflix doesn't have-a deal with Disney to stream the studio's movies.  —  Netflix does carry Disney's stuff on its Web service.  It has the ability to show Disney movies, like “Toy Story 3,” …
Discussion: The Wire and Online Video News
Irina Slutsky / AdAge:
Facebook to Ad Agencies: Let's Be ‘in a Relationship’  —  Social Network Rolls Out Community Site Aimed at Creatives  —  Facebook today launched a stand-alone community site (facebook-studio.com) where ad agency creatives can share ideas, comment on campaigns and learn what it takes to create a successful page for a brand.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Advice for PR pros: ‘Tips to woo your next reporter-friend’  —  Mickie Kennedy, CEO and founder of eReleases, wrote a list of 10 ways that PR folks can “make reporters fall in love with you.”  Some make sense: learn their schedules, be on call, speak concisely.  But how about this?
Discussion: Ragan.com
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The app divide between casual readers and news junkies  —  Can a single app please both casual news readers and news junkies?  —  That's the question I found myself asking upon rereading that report from a couple weeks ago on iPad users' reactions to The Daily.
Kylie Davis / INMA:
Dopamine, Charlie Sheen and an addiction that is killing media  —  Media people have long joked that the industry is addictive, but new research shows that actually it is medically true.  —  The constant barrage of information, new facts, tight deadlines, demands from multiple inputs …
Mark Kleinman / Kleinman:
Exclusive: News Corp Mulls F1 Bid  —  News Corporation, the global media group, is in the early stages of talks about forming a consortium that would seek to acquire control of Formula One (F1) motor racing, I have learned.  —  News Corp has been in preliminary talks in recent weeks …
Discussion: The Wire
 
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