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paidContent Quick Hits: 6.30.09

»  Journalism Online, the start-up led by Steven Brill (pictured) Gordon Crovitz and Leo Hindrey, inked a deal with ITZ Publishing to develop strategies for publishers to charge for their content. [Crain’s New York]

»  Is Mark Zuckerberg taking a page from Bill Gates’ playbook as he tries to make Facebook more Twitter-like? [Silicon Alley Insider]

»  Has CNN been referencing Tweets from Iranian protesters as “sources?” [Gawker]

»  AOL (NYSE: TWX) heads into the web-publishing pool without Time-Warner. [Ad Age]

»  Filipacchi Media U.S. is creating a network for its car titles, Car and Driver and Road & Track, called the Jumpstart Automotive Group. [Folio Mag]

»  Rainbow Media CEO Josh Sapan is a big fan of TV Everywhere, and considers free online video “insulting.” [Marketwatch]

»  When people suggest using Twitter as a marketing tool, we doubt that Alice Hoffman’s approach is what they have in mind. [NY Times]