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The Morning Lowdown 07.28.10

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»  Steve McPherson has resigned as president of ABC (NYSE: DIS) Entertainment Group to concentrate on his wine business and a “new media venture”; he’s being replaced by Paul Lee, who is promoted from ABC Family. [Deadline Hollywood]

»  Just as the ink dries on Disney’s Playdom acquisition, Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is looking to buy some social games as it sets its sites on challenging Facebook. [WSJ]

»  Newsweek and have struck a content partnership. [Folio]

»  The number of people who rely on newspapers as their main news source has hit a new low. [USC Annenberg School]

»  The number of Hulu’s estimated viewers shrank to 24 million in June, from 43.5 million in May, under comScore’s new methodology — the inconsistency in online measurement is only making it harder to figure out what is reliable and what isn’t. [LAT]

»  A month after David Weigel resigned his columnist perch at The Washington Post over the Journolist listserv controversy, is joining WaPo’s as a political reporter. [The Upshot]