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10:05 AM ET, October 18, 2011

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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Charting WSJ Europe's Circulation Over The Last Decade  —  Our analysis shows how The Wall Street Journal (NSDQ: NWS) Europe, which is being investigated for an alleged circulation “scam”, doubled its subscription sales to offset diminishing single-copy circulation.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
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Steve Myers / Poynter:
WSJ Asia moves more than half of its copies through heavy discounting, like WSJ Europe  —  Responding to one of our posts about The Wall Street Journal Europe's use of bulk sales to, well, bulk up its circulation, a commenter questioned whether The Wall Street Journal Asia employs a similar strategy.
Discussion: Mediaite and Forbes
Frédéric Filloux / Guardian:
How can we stop publishers inflating circulation?
Roy Greenslade / paidContent:
Three UK Papers Are Still Hooked On The Bulk Sales Drug
Discussion: Guardian
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Amazon Rewrites the Rules of Book Publishing  —  SEATTLE — Amazon.com has taught readers that they do not need bookstores.  Now it is encouraging writers to cast aside their publishers.  —  Amazon will publish 122 books this fall in an array of genres, in both physical and e-book form.
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
‘Fortune’ Expands Editorial Franchise  —  Fortune magazine plans to double down on editorial franchises in 2012 as it tries to build on the popularity of its Fortune 500 list to appeal to readers and advertisers.  —  It's the latest example of how magazines, business titles in particular …
Discussion: Poynter and Talking Biz News
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
New Knight study identifies 3 surprising keys to nonprofit news business success  —  The Knight Foundation has a new study out this morning examining the business models for seven locally-based nonprofit news sites in their drive to achieve sustainability.  —  Focusing on high-profile ventures …
Discussion: Knight Foundation and LA Observed
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News:
Adweek managing editor Hillary Frey leaves for Yahoo News on heels of Michael Wolff exit  —  On the same day as Michael Wolff's sometimes tumultuous tenure as the editorial director of Adweek comes to end, the trade publication is losing another big name.  Hillary Frey, Adweek's managing editor, is joining Yahoo News.
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Jim Cooper / Adweek:   A Letter to Adweek's Readers
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
NYMag.com Sets Traffic Record in September with Over 10 Million Unique Visitors  —  September was a historical month for New York, as its website topped 10 million unique visits for the first time.  While that's great news, the best part about it might be that about 90% of the users during that time were enjoying web-only content.
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Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Adam Moss: NY Mag publishes new content every six minutes
Discussion: Poynter
Alex Kantrowitz / Fortune:
Meet the journalist behind Tumblr's rise  —  Former Newsweek editor Mark Coatney won't take all the credit.  But since he joined Tumblr and began selling the platform to other publishers, it has skyrocketed.  —  By Alex Kantrowitz, contributor  —  FORTUNE — Mark Coatney is Tumblr's secret weapon.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Amir Efrati / Wall Street Journal:
Weakening Ad Business Vexes Yahoo Amid Sale Talk  —  As Yahoo Inc. shops itself to potential buyers, its core advertising business is weakening.  That trend is evident through Craig Atkinson's ad agency.  —  Mr. Atkinson is president of ad giant Omnicom Media Group's PHD unit …
Discussion: PC Magazine, MediaFile, Forbes and Digits
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Viacom and Google Pick Up the Gloves, Again  —  They're back!  —  Viacom and Google, who have been tangling over copyright violations at YouTube since 2007, will be at it again today at a federal courthouse in New York.  The two sides will start oral arguments for Viacom's appeal of the case …
Discussion: paidContent:UK and Softpedia News
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
GigaOm's Michael Wolf Launches Digital Publisher BSTSLLR  —  In a move he describes as akin to “having your own minor-league baseball team,” Michael Wolf, GigaOm's VP research, is launching his own digital publishing imprint, BSTSLLR.  (In response, several minor-league baseball teams are dropping all vowels from their team names.)
Brian Moylan / Gawker:
Zachary Quinto Inspires ABC News Anchor to Come Out on Air  —  Dan Kloeffler, one of the anchors of ABC's World News Now, the zany 3am news program that most people only see when they wake up on the couch to shut off the TV, came out on the air early this morning.  And it's all because of Zachary Quinto.
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
83 Minutes With Chrystia Freeland  —  Fielding a faux pitch by the new, Davos-friendly face of Reuters, who's trying to build a team to take on Bloomberg.  —  We have the money," Chrystia Freeland tells me one recent afternoon on the nineteenth-floor newsroom of Reuters' gleaming Times Square tower.
Discussion: The New York Observer
Crayton Harrison / Bloomberg:
Carlos Slim's America Movil Buys DLA to Add Playboy TV, Concert Channel  —  America Movil SAB, the phone carrier controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, agreed to buy DLA Inc., adding video-on-demand programming and Latin America cable-TV channels including Playboy TV and the Concert Channel.
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Mail to pay Lady Moore ‘substantial’ damages  —  Sir Roger Moore's wife accepts payout for paper's false claims about her past relationships  —  Daily Mail publisher Associated Newspapers has agreed to pay “substantial” damages to Lady Moore, the wife of Sir Roger Moore …
Discussion: Press Gazette and Tabloid Watch
Tim Dick / Sydney Morning Herald:
Paywall to rise for Australian  —  NEWS Ltd is set to begin charging readers at least $2.95 a week for full access to an updated website of The Australian.  —  It will be the first paywall for a general newspaper website in Australia, with almost everything on The Australian Financial Review website …
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Scoop: Skype founders gunning for Netflix with Vdio  —  Updated.  With Skype's sale to Microsoft finally sealed, one might wonder: What are Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, the European serial entrepreneurs that have founded KaZaA, Skype, Joost and Rdio, up to next?
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched:
WSJ Gets Personal With Gravity  —  The Wall Street Journal quietly enabled a personalization feature today (or at least this is the first time I've noticed it).  Articles are now automatically sorted based on what they think you'll like to read.  It's powered by Los Angeles based startup Gravity.
Media Monkey / Guardian:
Lord Wakenham recalls PCC's glory days-and a quick call to Rupert?  —  During his evidence to the first session of the parliamentary committee on privacy and injunctions on Monday, former Press Complaints Commission chairman Lord Wakeham reflected on the glory days of the newspaper's self-regulator (when he was running it, natch).
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat:
Music video site Vevo eyes news and features with new editorial director  —  Vevo, the music video site jointly created by YouTube and music labels, is eyeing a new editorial focus with the hire of veteran journalist Jim Macnie as its editorial director.  —  Macnie, who previously served …
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Member of S4C launch team returns as chief executive  —  Ian Jones, currently managing director of content distribution and commercial development at International for A+E Television Networks in New York will return to S4C as chief executive by April next year
Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post:
Fox News ‘Fair And Balanced’ Slogan Believed By Plurality In New Poll  —  Good news, Fox News!  A plurality of people believe that your slogan is true.  —  On Sunday, polling companyPoll Position released the results of a survey, which asked people whether they thought Fox News' slogan …
Discussion: On Media's Blog and Poll Position
 
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Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
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Adrian Chen / Gawker:
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Discussion: Bits, Fortune and GeekWire
Sarah Marshall / journalism.co.uk:
Citizen journalism site Blottr expands into France and Germany
Matt Lakin / Knoxville News-Sentinel:
UT student-publisher uses periodical to trumpet professor's affair with ex-wife
Discussion: College Media Matters
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Times libel appeal reaches Supreme Court
Discussion: Inforrm's Blog and Guardian
Richard L. Brandt / Wall Street Journal:
Jeff Bezos of Amazon: Birth of a Salesman
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John Plunkett / Guardian:
Leveson advisory panel will not include member with tabloid experience
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