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4:35 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.
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.
Discussion: Poynter and Future of Journalism
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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 …
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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.
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How Conor Friedersdorf created a magazine-club experience through his “Best of Journalism” list  —  Several years ago, when Conor Friedersdorf was working at the startup (and soon-to-be-departed) web magazine Culture 11, he and a few friends would gather regularly at Kramerbooks near Dupont Circle …
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.
David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
Upfronts: Fox Offers One-Stop Ad Shopping For TV And Digital  —  Fox executives told advertisers today during its upfront presentation that it will embrace digital platforms by offering opportunities to buy spots that will run on a TV show anywhere it airs — including digital sites such as Hulu.
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 …
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.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Back to the Future!  NBC's Ignore-the-Web Ad Pitch  —  At the annual “upfront” presentations this week, the broadcast networks try to sell advertisers the shows they'll air next fall, using splashy presentations and cocktails.  —  Depending on the year and the network, you'll also hear some lip service paid to digital.
Discussion: Media Decoder
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.
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
Mike Shields / DIGIDAY:DAILY:
Nick Denton Stands Firm  —  Nick Denton knows most people in media view his remake of his stable of Gawker Media sites three months ago as an unmitigated disaster.  He just thinks they're wrong.  —  The stubborn founder of Gawker Media says that after some early hiccups with the company's
Discussion: SAI, FishbowlNY and NYConvergence.com
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.
 
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INMA:
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The Atlantic Online:
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Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Social TV Startup BeeTV Raises $1.5 Million, Releases iPad App
Discussion: GigaOM
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 …
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Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
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