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<i>Boston Globe</i> Staffers Throw Sad Pay Cut Potluck Party

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Members of the Boston newspaper guild at the beleaguered Boston Globe were given a 23 percent pay cut this week, so the they’re hosting a “Farewell to Fair Wages” barbecue [...]

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Major Layoffs Expected at MySpace | AOL Buys Patch Media and Going.com | Drudge’s Early Days | Virgin To Offer Pay-As-You-Go Broadband | Twitter Joins AP Stylebook

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FishbowlLA: Major layoffs may affect hundreds of employees at Myspace All Things Digital: AOL purchases two local startups; Going.com and Patch Media, which was owned by new AOL CEO Tim [...]

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Oprah’s Minions Learn Twitter | Holocaust Museum Shooter’s Internet Art | Web 2.0 Enters The Lexicon | Tablet Magazine Launches | Win Fried Chicken on Myspace

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BayNewser: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone gave Oprah’s production team a crash course in Tweeting AskArt.com: Holocaust Museum gunman James Von Brunn posted paintings on the internet CNN: According to the [...]

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Craigslist’s Revenues May Reach $100 Million This Year

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Craigslist has been dealing with bad publicity and legal troubles recently stemming from their controversial “erotic services” ads, but it looks like they’re having the last laugh. Today, global consultancy [...]

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The <i>Boston Globe</i> May Be For Sale As Tense Labor Talks Continue

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Boston Newspaper Guild president Dan Totten responded on Tuesday evening after the New York Times Company, which owns the Boston Globe, announced a 23 percent pay cut for Guild members [...]

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Murdoch: Print Has 10 Years To Live | Internet Scammers Aim At The Unemployed | T-Mobile Denies Being Hacked | Wikipedia The Book | COOL-ER Gets Into E-Reader Game

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FishbowlNY: Rupert Murdoch says print newspapers will be no more within ten years Gawker: Nigerian Internet scammers are targeting the unemployed CNet: T-Mobile says someone who posted to a security [...]

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Rebecca Blumenstein Named WSJ.Com Managing Editor

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Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thompson just sent out a memo to his staff notifying them that Rebecca Blumenstein has been appointed managing editor of the paper’s Website. Blumenstein [...]

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Kim Jong Il’s CafePress Shop

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The North Korean government starves their own people, imprisons American journalists, and has recently stepped up production of nuclear weapons. The North Korean regime also appears to be involved in [...]

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The ‘S’ Is For Speed | Bing Comedy Hour | Arrington Defends His Honor | Apple Broke Digg | Ashton Kutcher Is Angry

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Mashable: Apple announces their newest mobile phone; the iPhone 3g S AgencySpy: G4’s Olivia Munn and SNL’s Jason Sudeikis are hosting an hour-long, variety show-style live ad for Microsoft’s Bing [...]

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Hulu Comes Up Short | America Is Hooked On Social Nets | Obama’s Text Message Speech | Analyst Says Newspapers Can’t Charge For Basic News | Is Twitter The Future of Media?

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TechCrunch: Growth on the video site Hulu is dropping off CNet: Since last year people in the U.S. are spending 83% more time on social networking sites Mashable: President Obama [...]

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Marketing Renaissance: The Age of the Customer

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We’re blogging live from Mediabistro Circus today where we just caught a panel on marketing in an era dominated by user generated content and social networking. The panelists– Larry Weintraub [...]

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SF’s Twitter 311 | Beat The WSJ Paywall | The Future of Digital Publishing | Pollster.com Gets a Makeover | Sea World Dives In To Social Media

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TechCrunch: San Francisco launches a 311 complaints and information service on Twitter Silicon Alley Insider: How to read the Wall Street Journal online for free FishbowlNY: Live from Mediabistro Circus– [...]

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Homeless People Are Online Too | Does Arianna Huffington Deserve J-School Awards? | Datwon Thomas Launches GlobalGrind.com | Memeparty Brings The Internet To Life | Twitter Knitter

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Wall Street Journal: Many homeless people have internet connections out on the streets FishbowlNY: Ad Age’s Simon Dumenco criticizes Syracuse University’s journalism school for giving an award to Arianna Huffington [...]

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Larry King’s ‘Twicker’ | Publishers Gather At Secret Meeting | Pay Walls Are For Porno | The First Web Savvy Justice | FBNY On The BloodCopy Debacle

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Daily Intel: CNN host Larry King says he has a ghostwriter to update his “Twicker — what do they call it?” page The Atlantic: Newspaper publishers discuss monetizing their digital [...]

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Facebook Is Rolling in Rubles | How Journos Were Wrong On The Twitter TV Show Story | Reddit Is Sad About Prop. 8 | MediaMemo Says Craigslist Killed Newspapers | Mashable’s Top Memes

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TechCrunch: Facebook accepts $200 million of funding at a $10 billion valuation from Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies BayNewser: How journalists screwed up the Twitter TV show story FishbowlLA: [...]