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12:25 PM ET, July 5, 2011

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Brett Pulley / Bloomberg:
Sun Valley Moguls Shift From Acquisitions to Sales to Refine Media Models  —  Media executives gather at Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference this week looking to shed assets such as the Hulu LLC video website and G4 game channel amid a declining global stock market and slowing economic growth.
Discussion: The Wire
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Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Big Media Brace for Clouds As They Meet in Sun Valley  —  As media moguls gather in Sun Valley, Idaho, this week, they expect to spend less time ogling hot, young tech businesses and more time discussing how they can preserve their own.  —  Investment bank Allen & Co.'s annual media …
Discussion: Company Town
BBC:
Police to meet NoW executives over Milly hacking claims  —  Schoolgirl Milly Dowler went missing nine years ago  —  Police are to meet News of the World executives to discuss allegations that a private investigator working for the paper hacked into the mobile phone of murdered girl Milly Dowler.
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Guardian:
News of the World hacked Dowler's voicemail  —  • Deleted voicemails gave family false hope  —  • Hacking interfered with police hunt  —  • Family lawyer: actions ‘heinous and despicable’  —  The News of the World illegally targeted the missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler …
Alex Howard / O'Reilly Radar:
Data journalism, data tools, and the newsroom stack  —  MIT's recent Civic Media Conference and the latest batch of Knight News Challenge winners made one reality crystal clear: as a new era of technology-fueled transparency, innovation and open government dawns, it won't depend on any single CIO or federal program.
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
‘Vogue’ Reigns on Newsstand  —  It's no secret that magazines' newsstand sales have been dismal.  But Anna Wintour's Vogue has been bucking the trend, and not by a little.  —  For the first five months of the year, newsstand sales for the Condé Nast title have averaged 370,000 …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
What Google+ adds to news  —  To paraphrase Mark Zuckerberg, it is too soon to know what Google+ is.  But I've been trying to imagine how it will and won't be useful to news.  You should add rock salt to anything I say, as I thought Google Wave would be an important journalistic tool.
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
iPhone Photography Finds Its Way Into Print [PICS]  —  It's not just iPhone-created art that's making its way into magazines. iPhone photography is beginning to make somewhat frequent appearances as well.  —  The latest of these is an eight-page spread in Everyday Food magazine.
Discussion: Future of Journalism, Thanks:laureni
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
“There is a Dark Side” to Online Video Advertising, Adap.tv President  —  While most of the online video ecosystem is fine, “there is a dark side,” where some companies artificially increase view rates, while others place inventory in unwanted locations, says Toby Gabriner, President of Adap.tv.
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Why newspapers can't stop the presses  —  With newspaper ad sales falling at an unexpectedly abrupt rate, many publishers at mid-year were laying off staff, requiring unpaid furloughs, consolidating plants and taking other measures to buttress their bottom lines.
Discussion: Poynter and Monday Note
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Exit music: David Cho on leaving The Awl, joining Grantland, and building a business from high-quality writing  —  The world of online publishing, or at least upstart online publishing, got a surprise on Wednesday when David Cho, publisher of The Awl, announced he was leaving the 2-year-old site …
Adam Peck / THiNK Magazine:
UPDATED: Think Talks with the Group That Hacked A Fox News Twitter Account  —  UPDATE: Perhaps deciding on a different strategy, The Script Kiddies have scrubbed all past mentions of their hack of the Fox News Politics Twitter account and replaced them with alarming and, most importantly, fake accounts of President Obama's death.
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New York Times:
Hackers Commandeer a Fox News Twitter Account
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog:
Can we go beyond ‘Share on Facebook’?  —  ProPublica have created a rather wonderful news app around education data.  As Nieman reports: … This is exactly what data journalism is great at.  —  What's more, the Nieman article talks breathlessly about ProPublica aiming to make data “more social”.
Discussion: Editors Weblog and Personanondata
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
Amazon The Consolidator Gobbles Up The Book Depository  —  Amazon looks like it might be trying to beef up its long tail cred with some direct in-house expertise, rather than simply relying on its third-party reseller network.  The books giant today announced that it has bought UK independent online bookseller The Book Depository.
Sydney Ember / Media Decoder:
Readers Rally Around Washington City Paper  —  When Daniel Snyder, the owner of the Washington Redskins, filed a defamation lawsuit against the Washington City Paper in February, readers rushed to show their support — and the newspaper gave them an outlet.  The City Paper set up a fund …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
From “The Fall of the House of Forbes”  —  Talking Biz News has acquired an advanced uncorrected proofs copy of “The Fall of the House of Forbes” by Stewart Pinkerton, the magazine's former managing editor, due out in September.  —  Here is an excerpt from the book as Pinkerton describes the scene at the magazine in 2002:
 
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