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»  Carol Bartz out at Yahoo; (NSDQ: YHOO) Tim Morse is interim CEO. Plus, our Yahoo timeline (paidContent). Here’s the new Yahoo l…

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»  Carol Bartz out at Yahoo; (NSDQ: YHOO) Tim Morse is interim CEO. Plus, our Yahoo timeline (paidContent). Here’s the new Yahoo leadership structure (for now). / How Bartz didn’t help Yahoo Mobile. / Once display’s ad sales leader, trends now favor Yahoo’s rivals.

»  Yahoo is “open to selling itself to the right bidder” (WSJ)

»  Media groups apply for key status in press ethics inquiry (Financial Times)

»  Editorial independence (Michael Arrington / TechCrunch)

»  Jack Shafer to cover media and politics for Reuters (NYSE: TRI) (Poynter.)

»  With online sales growing, video game market to hit $81 billion by 2016 (VentureBeat)

»  Chinese dating site grooms new pay model (WSJ)

»  Cryptocurrency: James Surowiecki on Bitcoin (Technology Review)

»  The summer of our discontent: How web TV has changed (GigaOm)

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