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LAT Profiles Nikki Finke|New York Profile Subject Dash Snow Dies|Thomson Reuters Looks To Buy Breakingviews.com|Next New Networks Trims Staff|Shirky Talks Jounalism Subsidies

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FishbowlLA: The Los Angeles TimesJames Rainey wrote an even-handed profile about Nikki Finke — after the Internet journo scared the crap out of him.

Unbeige: New York artist Dash Snow died Monday from a drug overdose. He gained notoriety in the New York art scene thanks to a lengthy profile in New York magazine two years ago.

New York Times: Thomson Reuters is in talks to buy financial commentary Web site Breakingviews.com.

Silicon Alley Insider: Online video start up Next New Networks laid off a “handful” of staff today as part of reorganization.

Cato Unbound: Clay Shirky predicts that in the future journalism will have to deal with changes in subsidy. “There are many shifts coming, but three big ones are an increase in direct participation; an increase in the leverage of the professionals working alongside the amateurs; and a second great age of patronage,” he says

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