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This story was written by Alex Ferreyra.

»  ESPN The Magazines general manager Gary Hoenig on why it is offering a year of The Mag and access to its online Insider portal for only a dollar. [CNBC]

»  Amid the recession, angel investors are reevaluating the roles the play with start-ups. [NY Times]

»  A look at the rash of media companies losing their CEOs—is it the economy, or just a normal changing of the guard? [Folio]

»  The New York Times was bumped out of the top-five global news sites in the latest Nielsen numbers, while ABCNEWS Digital Network took its place, with traffic growing 21%. [E&P]

»  CareerBuilder launches job social networking site, its attempt to take on LinkedIn, [Business Insider]

»  Barnes & Noble is shutting down its how-to site, Quamut, but will continue to sell the information gathered on the site in its stores. [CNET]

By Alex Ferreyra

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