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Press Readies For “Beer Summit”|Tru Blood Drink Tastes OK|NYT Sports Reporter Reveals How He Got Steroid Names|Can Photo Agency Demotix Succeed?|What If NYT Reporters Started Their Own Company?

FishbowlDC: Everyone is getting ready for Obama’s “Beer Summit” tonight.

AgencySpy: HBO has come up with an actual Tru Blood product to market alongside it’s hit vampire show “True Blood,” and it apparently doesn’t taste that bad. One taster said: “Compared to most soft drinks, it’s refreshing and not too sweet. It also foams just like real blood. Ultimately, though, I prefer the stuff when it comes from Jesus.”

Editor & Publisher: How 25-year-old New York Times reporter Michael S. Schmidt dug up three of the biggest names in the current baseball steroids scandal.

MediaShift: Does citizen photo agency Demotix have a chance at survival?

TechCrunch: Michael Arrington asks: What if the top 10 percent of the New York Times‘ writers left and started their own media company?

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