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This story was written by Alex Ferreyra.

»  JPMorgan Chase’s CEO Jamie Dimon (pictured) has become a media mogul thanks to the cratering economy—his bank now holds chunks of Readers Digest, Source Interlink Media and American Media Inc. [NY Post]

»  A new field of study called sentiment analysis is trying to quantify the “collective consciousness of Internet users,” which could be attractive to advertisers. [NY Times]

»  Rosemary Port, the blogger who was outed by Google (NSDQ: GOOG) for calling model Liskula Cohen a “skank,” is suing the company for $15 million because her “right to privacy ha[d] been violated.” [ZDNet]

»  The Swiss government told Google that its recently rolled out Street View feature had to go, because of privacy concerns. [Ars Technica]

»  Sony (NYSE: SNE) is hoping that a holiday push and a lower price will help it win back market share from Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) in the e-reader market. [AdAge]

»  Fashion publicists are calling the web’s version of Vogue. [WSJ]

»  It turns out Rachel Ray hasn’t endorsed a line of berry diet products, as ads running all over sites like are proclaiming. [Stinky Journalism]

By Alex Ferreyra

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