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3:15 PM ET, May 17, 2011

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Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Tina Brown: Newsweek Daily Beast Co. will be profitable in ‘two to three years’  —  There was a moment during the chattery outset of Monday night's New York Deadline Club Awards dinner when Newsweek Daily Beast Company editor-in-chief Tina Brown appeared to be lost in thought.
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Will Bunch / Philly.com:
How Drudge “stays on top”?  Pandering on race, right-wing paranoia  —  It's been a noteworthy springtime for news here in my hometown of Philadelphia — a mayoral election, a fast start for the Phillies while the Flyers imploded in the NHL playoffs, the gruesome murder of a 9-year-old girl.
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
With 1 Billion Views Per Quarter, Blip.tv Becomes A Video Destination (Interview)  —  Blip.tv started five years ago with a focus on helping budding video producers manage and distribute their shows across the Web.  Slowly but surely, though, it's become a video destination in its own right …
Wall Street Journal:
French Watchdog Reins In Media Coverage of IMF Chief  —  PARIS—France's broadcasting watchdog called Tuesday on the country's television channels to be extremely cautious in showing footage of International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in handcuffs, a practice that contravenes French law.
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Al-Jazeera journalist has vanished  —  Al-Jazeera English journalist Dorothy Parvaz has been disappeared.  Authorities in both Syria and Iran now deny that she is being held in their countries.  —  It is known that Parvaz, pictured here, flew from Doha to Damascus on assignment for the network, landing on 29 April.
Shea Bennett / AllTwitter:
Updated AP Stylebook Adds Geolocation, Link Shortener, Unfollow And Other Twitter Terms  —  The Associated Press Stylebook, aka “the journalist's bible”, have released their 2011 guide and have included some new social media terms, including Twitter-friendly words and phrases such as geolocation, stream, link Shortener and unfollow.
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Sam Feist Named CNN Washington Bureau Chief  —  CNN's EVP Ken Jautz has named Sam Feist as the new bureau chief in Washington, DC, effective immediately.  —  In a note to the staff, obtained by TVNewser, Jautz writes, “Sam has a unique combination of skills that will allow him to not only lead the bureau …
Reuters:
Tech Summit Q&A, day 1: AOL's Tim Armstrong, Arianna Huffington  —  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Editor in Chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington joined us Monday for the premiere of the 2011 Reuters Global Technology Summit.  —  Here's a clip of Tim Armstrong answering why he thinks …
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Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
AOL Huffpo Goes Trade with Energy, Gov't and Defense Sites
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Glamour Editor Reflects on Early Days of iPad Publishing  —  The June issue of Glamour hit the App Store Monday morning, as the tenth issue the magazine has specially formatted for the iPad and the first available via digital subscription.  —  The issue [iTunes link], replete with engaging …
Discussion: Future of Journalism and MediaPost
Elissa Lerner / The Book Bench:
Biblion Roars to Life on the iPad  —  “The ‘world of tomorrow’ is here today,” according to a press release unveiling the new iPad app from the New York Public Library.  The app, “Biblion: the Boundless Library,” is part of the “Find the Future” Centennial celebration, and lives up to its extraordinarily clever name.
Discussion: VentureBeat, eBookNewser and TeleRead
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Social TV Startup BeeTV Raises $1.5 Million, Releases iPad App  —  It's been two years almost to the day when Israeli startup BeeTV raised $8 million in funding for a - really impressive - personal TV suggestion engine they'd been building.  —  Fast forward to today, and the company has shifted …
Discussion: GigaOM
virtualeconomics:
A citizen journalism model that really breaks news?  —  London-based citizen journalism start-up Blottr, which destealthed towards the end of February with a Techrunch write-up and recently announced a round of angel funding, led the news agenda for much of Monday by breaking the day's major UK news story.
INMA:
Earl J. Wilkinson, INMA executive director and CEO: Newspaper isn't a dirty word  —  Fredrikstad is a small, sleepy town in Norway that is home to Fredrikstad Blad, a 23,000-circulation newspaper.  INMA Executive Director and CEO Earl J. Wilkinson used that small newspaper as a big example …
New York Observer:
‘The New York Observer’ Hires Deputy Editor, Tech and Art Reporters  —  The New York Observer editor Elizabeth Spiers announced three new hires today.  Brian Gallagher will be the paper's deputy editor and Nitasha Tiku and Michael Miller will be staff writers, covering technology and the arts, respectively.
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Beyond TV, Marketers Look to ‘Earn’ Love for Video Ads  —  With Online Playing a Bigger Role in Today's Campaigns, Social-Sharing Becomes Coveted Metric for Web Efforts  —  Call it the Old Spice effect.  A year after “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” garnered more than 100 million views …
 
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The Atlantic Online:
'What's Trending' Isn't Always What Matters
Discussion: Cision, Thanks:jaredbkeller
David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
Upfronts: Fox Offers One-Stop Ad Shopping For TV And Digital
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Back to the Future! NBC's Ignore-the-Web Ad Pitch
Discussion: Media Decoder
Tony Ortega / Runnin' Scared:
Graham Rayman's ‘NYPD Tapes’ Series Wins Gold Keyboard, NY Press Club's Highest Award
Discussion: AAN, Thanks:nitwitty
Roseanne Barr / New York Magazine:
And I Should Know  —  Roseanne Barr was a sitcom star …
Discussion: Jezebel
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Peter Lattman / DealBook:
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Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
Ireland's love of print can survive the worst of recessions
Discussion: Free Press and Adweek