The Morning Lowdown 4-2-12

»  The best and worst April Fool’s jokes (Poynter). Legitimate news source ditches credibility for April Fool’s fun (Gawker)

»  Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs (Variety)

»  Bloomberg and Reuters: The future of news (AdWeek)

»  Why Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) can’t win a tablet price war against Google (NSDQ: GOOG) (PCWorld)

»  Digital music now pays artists more than pubs (paidContent)

»  How much does Pinterest actually make? (GigaOM)

»  Sink or swim: Digital publishers need to be bold (Wired)

»  Amazon is stifling the e-commerce revolution (GigaOM)