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The Morning Lowdown 04-14-11

»  Arianna Huffington has some things to say about that class action lawsuit over unpaid blogging. (HuffPo; read paidContent’s coverage of the suit here)

»  Warner Music Group Corp. (NYSE: WMG) has decided to pursue a sale of the whole company, rather than entertain offers for parts of the business. (WSJ)

»  A question mark looms over Newsweek now that the man who pledged to revive its fading fortunes is gone. (NYT; read paidContent’s coverage here)

»  How News Corp (NSDQ: NWS) Got Lost In Myspace. (Reuters)

»  Zynga says no to ads, yes to in-game promotions. (Forbes)

»  Publishers should follow Amazon’s lead and offer subsidized tablets. (Damon Kiesow/Poynter)

»  Copyright law hurts music, in that current digital copyright practices unfairly burden musicians who sample snippets of other artists’ songs in their own music. (The Atlantic)

»  Six Lessons for News Publishers from Seth Godin. (Ken Doctor/Newsonomics)

»  Search engine marketing will rise 16 percent to $19.3 billion in 2011. (Mediapost)