Morning Links: What Are We Doing Tonight?

No one stays in to watch TV on Friday nights anymore! Networks fill those hours with reruns or cheap reality shows. This is good news for humanity, except the part of it that lives on the Lower East Side. [New York Times]

Another News Corp. shareholder group, this one with .5% of shares, has called for Rupert Murdoch’s resignation. [Reuters]

San Francisco teachers picketed an education conference at which Rupert Murdoch was the keynote speaker. [Yahoo!]

Demand Media keeps its content slaves with an “addictively” fast payment system. [Business Insider]

Politico let reporter Kendra Marr go for lifting language and ideas from other news sources without attribution. [Fishbowl DC]

Jenny Kang was named fashion editor at New York. [WWD]

New York magazine editor (and Approval Matrix inventor) Emily Nussbaum has been named New Yorker TV critic. [WWD]

Divisive ABC News president Ben Sherwood asked producers to turn a terror threat into a “thriller,” according to a transcript of a conference call. [Gawker]