The Morning Lowdown 9-8-2011

»  Arrington out at AOL (NYSE: AOL) (for real this time) (Fortune) There’s no comment or post yet from TechCrunch.

»  Felix Salmon’s brain, Drudged: Meet Counterparties, a personal linkblog with Reuters (NYSE: TRI) branding (Nieman Journalism Lab)

»  Taptu working with publishers on content discovery with new funding (paidContent)

»  JSTOR makes early content free (The Awl)

»  10 different ways to use your Kindle (The Next Web)

»  Michael S. Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, dies at the age of 64 (Project Gutenberg)

»  Paton: Too early to say whether MediaNews paywalls stay up (paidContent)

»  Content deluge swamps Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) (WSJ)

»  The lifespan of a link (Bits / NYT)

»  Three lessons from two months of tech sector madness (Epicenter / Wired)