FIRST CUTS: CNN wins primetime; more on NYT online pay model

Joe Pompeo
March 18, 2011

Here's our list of headlines that should be on your morning media menu:

• In a rare win, CNN defeated perennial ratings champ Fox News in prime time Wednesday night among viewers in the advertiser-favored 25-54 age demographic. (New York Times/Media Decoder)

• The New York Times will sell its new digital subscriptions through iTunes. (AllThingsD/Media Memo)

• How much annual revenue does The Times stand to generate off the online pay model? (paidContent)

• The Daily's publisher says the tablet news publication has more than 5,000 subscribers so far. (paidContent)

• Is AOL emphasizing "brand" over journalism? (BNET)