A special, it’s-too-nice-out edition of The Lineup

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The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Somehow the day got away from us. Sadly, we even missed I Want Media's annual Future of Media panel at N.Y.U. (Something tells us there will be another panel about the future of media soon enough though!)

If you want, you can watch this video of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett throwing newspapers around. But really you should just get yourself outside now.

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And here are a few links before you head out for the weekend...

A live-blog of the Facebook I.P.O. [BetaBeat]

The latest on the Obama Administration's "headlong attack on the right of reporters to protect their confidential sources in leak investigations." [The Huffington Post]

The New Yorker's smartphone app might arrive before Labor Day. [NYP/Media Ink]

Ad pages slip at T: The New York Times Magazine. [W.W.D.]

Roasting GQ's food critic. [W.W.D.]

"Larry King Now" will debut this summer. [A.P.]

Mitt Romney's trying to charm reporters with cookies and chit-chat. [A.P.]

Patch has partnered with WPIX on tri-state-area news coverage. [NetNewsCheck]

Man, this poor guy! [Jim Romenesko]