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Bing wins, and other comments this week.

from Adotas by Edward Barrera ADOTAS — Bing won in our informal, unscientific poll this week, but it sounds more like wishful thinking than actual results. There were also some interesting insights from readers with other stories this week. Why We want Microsoft’s Bing to Succeed 7OA: “Sorry, not joining you.” 8OA: “Yes, I am … Continue reading

Why Google won’t put money into newspapers

Jemima Kiss @guardian.co.uk In contrast to Yahoo, Google has always had a long-standing resistance to describing itself as a media company. It always seemed unlikely, then, that Google might bail out a newspaper by buying it. (continues@guardian.co.uk)

Media Job Search Canada: New Jobs Job Opportunities

Marketing Coordinator Company: AG ENERGY CO-OPERATIVE LTD. Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada Company Website: http://www.agenergy.coop Job Posted: May 26, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2009 Director of Market Research Company: SPIELO, A GTECH COMPANY Location: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Company Website: http://www.gtech.com Job Posted: May 26, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2009 Brand Analyst Company: LEVEL5 … Continue reading

Do Publishers Owe it to Their Readers to Ensure the Accuracy of What They Publish?

by Dylan Stableford@foliomag.com Entrepreneur’s argument may hold up in court, but what about the people who trust the magazine? (continues@foliomag.com)

L.A. Times Suspends Publication of Spinoff Magazine Before Launch

@foliomag.com File it under one of the shortest-lived magazines, ever. Three days before the first issue hits subscribers’ mailboxes, the Los Angeles Times has suspended publication of LAetcetera, a weekly spin-off magazine. (continues@foliomag.com)

A Magazine Devoted to Print Is Moving to the Web

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA@nytimes.com It’s no secret that as they struggle financially, newspapers and magazines are doing some radical cost-cutting, like abandoning paper for a purely digital future. (continues@nytimes.com)

Media Job Search Canada: New Jobs Job Opportunities

Coordinating Technician, Network control centre and Tv Master Control (French Services) – SHE00021 Company: CBC RADIO-CANADA Location: Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada Company Website: http://www.cbc.ca Job Posted: May 25, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2009 National Account Managers Company: WESTPALM MEDIA Location: Toronto / GTA, Ontario, Canada Company Website: http://www.westpalm.ca Job Posted: May 25, 2009 Application Deadline: … Continue reading

A Guitar Magazine Tests the Luxury Waters

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD@nytimes.com As high-end magazines struggle, Guitar Aficionado’s publisher said the quarterly schedule will help with ads. (continues@nytimes.com)

Is Google Terminator’s SkyNet?

By: Chris Dannen@Fastcompany.com Is Google SkyNet? In a word: Yes. In fact, in some ways, it’s even smarter.(continues@fastcompany.com)

What’s being brewed by Google, the New York Times and the Washington Post?

by Jemima Kiss@guardian.co.uk It’s an oft-discussed perfect storm; the gloomy economic climate and advertising downturn combined with a business model crisis in newspapers.(continues@guardian.co.uk)