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The Morning Lowdown 01.11.11

»  Sources say Rupert Murdoch will be joined by Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs for News Corp.’s unveiling of its “iPad newspaper” next Wednesday at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. [The Cutline]

»  Ben Sherwood, who recently returned to former employer ABC (NYSE: DIS) News to serve as president of the division, says the door is open to some form of future partnership with the cable news outlet Bloomberg News. [NYT]

»  The fully-combined Newsweek/DailyBeast will launch in April and will sport a redesign that adds to elements of both pubs. [NY Post]

»  The Walt Disney Co. may put video from some of its TV networks on sets with Yahoo’s internet TV widget. [WSJ]

»  We have Techmeme for alogorithmically aggregated tech news, Mediagazer for media news… Now there’s Quickish for sports. [Wired]

»  Hearst Magazines is getting more serious about applying the kind of analytics often reserved for the web to its print products. Hearst is in the process of building a “unified customer database” that ties together information like bill payments, web visits, and promotions received. [Nieman Lab]