RUMOR: Steve Jobs to join News Corp.‘s Murdoch on-stage to unveil iPad-only ‘The Daily’ on Jan. 19

invisibleSHIELD case for iPad“Rupert Murdoch will unveil News Corp.’s much-anticipated iPad newspaper onstage this month with Apple chief executive Steve Jobs,” Michael Calderone and Joe Pompeo report for Cutline. “The two media moguls will appear together at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, according to a source familiar with preparations for the event. The launch date is expected to be Jan. 19, but that may change.”

Calderone and Pompeo report, “Known as The Daily, Murdoch’s iPad publication has been the talk of the media world over the past couple months, and the News Corp. chief has even dubbed it his ‘No. 1 most exciting project.'”

“Murdoch is reportedly willing to sink $30 million into the project,” Calderone and Pompeo report. “The cash infusion has spurred The Daily into a high-profile hiring spree over the past couple of months. So far, Angelo and his team have brought in a number of top-notch journalists from media outlets such as the New Yorker, the Daily Beast, Forbes, AOL and Politico. But while news of the editorial hires has steadily leaked out, The Daily’s brass have remained tight-lipped about the launch.”

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  1. I hope that this is a sick joke. I hold both Apple and Steve Jobs in great regard. . I have absolutely no faith in anything Rupart Murdock says or does. He is a snake oil salesman, at best. I will NEVER buy or use anything that Mursock has anything to do with.

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