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howard stern.JPGSirius Satellite Radio paid Howard Stern an $82.9 million stock bonus yesterday for bringing listeners to the network, according to the Times, a tidy bonus on the shock jock's annual salary of $100 million (cited by the Times yesterday). [NYT]

More changes
are due at Time, which unveiled a new website Monday and a few new features last Friday, its first issue after switching to a new publication day. Staffers tell the NYO's Michael Calderone that the new look — when it finally comes — will be different and striking, but won't be unveiled for at least a few months. [NYO]

Federal prosecutors submitted a new filing in the case of impugned Canadian financier Conrad Black , alleging that he engaged in insider trading and anonymously posted information about his company, Hollinger, on a Yahoo message board. Black's lawyer, top Canadian defense lawyer Edward Greenspan, disputed the claims. [AP via NYT]

Top runners for Conde Nast's "Publisher of the Year"
award are Glamour's Bill Wackermann, Vogue's Tom Florio, Wired's Drew Shutte, Gourmet's Giulio Capua, and Allure's Nancy Berger Cardone. [WWD]

TIME (which Apple pre-briefed under an NDA), the Financial Times, the New York Times, and the BBC analyze Apple's new iPhone and the 8% boost its announcement gave to the company's stock. Gadget bloggers, often Apple's tough-but-fair critics, have already pointed out the smartphone's shortcomings. For one, it may not be a smartphone. [Asstd.]

Three popular penguin movies made the fuzzy little buggers a top choice for advertisers. Forced to have something to tell the Times, one consultant cited global warming and the need for reassurance that "penguins will have a place in the world." Or they just make great merch. [NYT]

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