Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Rupert Murdoch's “Daily” iPad Newspaper Set for January Launch — Want to get a gander at “the Daily,” Rupert Murdoch's much-discussed but still sorta-secret iPad newspaper? Wait a month. — News Corp. plans to launch the publication the week of January 17, multiple sources tell me.
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Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: News Corp.'s ‘Daily’ iPad Publication Now Targeting January Launch
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Rupert Murdoch's iPad Newspaper, “The Daily” Set To Launch January 17th
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Rupert Murdoch's The (iPad) Daily gets a launch date - sort of
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Rumor: Murdoch's Daily coming January 17th, what about iPad 2?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: The Daily Coming In January with iTunes App Subscriptions?
Dan Frommer / The Wire: Steve Jobs “May Or May Not” Help Rupert Murdoch Launch “The Daily” iPad Newspaper
Eric Calouro / Erictric: iPad's ‘Daily’ Newspaper Arriving on the Week of January 17
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: Report: Murdoch's iPad Daily to launch in mid-January
James Kanter / New York Times:
E.U. Deepens Investigation Into Google — BRUSSELS — European Union authorities have broadened their investigation of Google by accepting two complaints from Germany, one involving a powerful group of newspaper and magazine publishers and the other, a mapping company, officials said on Friday.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Google Fights Growing Battle Over “Search Neutrality”
Hayley Tsukayama / Post Tech: The Circuit: Google faces EU, privacy board appointments …
Madalena David / SiliconANGLE: Google Under Deeper Scrutiny in EU for Mispractice
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: EU extends Google investigation to news and mapping
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Research firm offers cash for journalists' opinions — News reporters are supposed to keep their opinions out of their copy. They certainly aren't supposed to sell them back to the people they cover. — Yet now there's a hush-hush way for journalists to turn their innermost thoughts into cold hard cash.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Study: Some Viewers Were Misinformed by TV News — News organizations can educate voters about public policy and economic conditions, but they can also misinform voters. As if to prove the point, a study released Friday found that “substantial levels of misinformation” …
Jillian Rayfield / TPM LiveWire: Breaking? Study Finds Fox News Viewers Are The Most Misinformed
Simone Wilson / The Informer: Day In Shockers: UC Berkeley Makes You Liberal, Fox News Makes You Dumb
Michael Miner / Chicago Reader:
$180 Million Is Not Chump Change If You've Got to Give It Back — In the past few days I've twice been forwarded a document that my Tribune sources find pretty astonishing. It's a list of 209 Tribune Company managers and former managers who came into quite a bit of money when Sam Zell took …
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: If You Get a Check From Tribune Co., Spend it Immediately
New York Post:
Details beefs up with fitness — Tweet — Can Details muscle up? — The perennial little brother to GQ at Condé Nast, Details is trying to add a little bulk by borrowing some of the fitness service that has long characterized the Rodale flagship, Men's Health.
Brad Wellen / FishbowlNY: Details To Add Some Muscle With New Fitness Section
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Jon Stewart, the Advocate, on the 9/11 Health Bill — Jon Stewart has become perhaps the loudest proponent of a stalled bill that would provide more medical care to first responders to the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. — Mr. Stewart, the host of “The Daily Show” …
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Can't Dent iTunes — On the day Apple Inc. rolled out the Beatles' catalog on its iTunes Store, Amazon.com Inc. fired back with a digital exclusive of its own: The latest album from rap-rocker Kid Rock—whose music still isn't available on iTunes—for just $3.99.
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Apple dominates US digital music market with 66.2% share
Robert Lee Hotz / Wall Street Journal:
Word-Wide Web Launches — New Google Database Puts Centuries of Cultural Trends in Reach of Linguists — Language analysts, sifting through two centuries of words in the millions of books in Google Inc.'s growing digital library, found a new way to track the arc of fame, the effect of censorship …
Dana Chivvis / AOL News: ‘Pants’ Up, ‘Trousers’ Down on Google's Ngram Viewer
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: New Google application offers a history on language
Damian Kulash Jr / Wall Street Journal:
The New Rock-Star Paradigm — Succeeding in the music business isn't just about selling albums anymore. The lead singer of OK Go on how to make it without a record label (treadmill videos help) — OK Go performs at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, above.
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Mike Shields / Adweek:
Vevo (Finally) Launches Free iPad App — Marks first time thousands of music videos will be available on device — At long last, Bieber Fever has made its way onto the iPad. — Today (Dec. 15), Vevo has launched a free application for the iPad, marking the first time thousands …
Julia Boorstin / Media Money with Julia Boorstin:
Jason Kilar Exclusive: Hulu's $260m 2010 revenue — I sat down with Hulu CEO in an exclusive interview and he shared some new stats on Hulu's growth. The streaming video service will generate $260 million in revenues this year. — Just a month ago the company said it would hit $240 million …
Jason Deans / Guardian:
Tracy Corrigan appointed WSJE editor — Daily Telegraph assistant editor replaces Patience Wheatcroft — The Wall Street Journal Europe has hired the Daily Telegraph's Tracy Corrigan to replace Patience Wheatcroft as editor. — Corrigan's appointment was announced to Wall Street Journal staff today.
American Journalism Review:
Undocumented or Illegal? — A campaign to change the way some immigrants are described in news stories faces an uphill battle. Posted: Fri, Dec. 17 2010 — Karen Carmichael, a former AJR editorial assistant, and Rabiah Alicia Burks are graduate students at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Frederik Joelving / Reuters:
When the news breaks the journalist: PTSD — (Reuters Health) - Chris Cramer, 62, was a fledgling war correspondent when one spring day 30 years ago he got much closer to the battle than he'd ever intended. — Just back from Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, his boss at the BBC had asked him to fly to Tehran …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Who really owns the M&A beat? — As a followup to Nick Summers' recent New York Observer piece about the New York Times' DealBook franchise and the extent to which it has closed in on the Wall Street Journal's traditionally dominant mergers-and-acquisitions coverage, an anonymous Journal staffer took …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
The Huffington Post Hits Record 26 Million Unique Visitors in November, Now Ranked Number Two “Newspaper,” comScore — The Huffington Post has registered 26 million unique monthly visitors in the United States, a record for the site, according the comScore November data for the “Newspaper Sites.”
Google Drive for TV Dominance Meets Reality as CBS, Fox Block Top Programs — Google Inc.'s drive to bring the Internet to living-room TVs and generate fresh advertising sales is being threatened by the failure to obtain popular shows such as “Glee” and “NCIS.”
Jennifer Weil / WWD Media Headlines:
Carine Roitfeld to Depart French Vogue — PARIS —Carine Roitfeld has decided to step down as editor in chief of French Vogue. After 10 years at the helm of the magazine, she has opted to focus on personal projects. Her departure will take place in a few weeks. — For complete coverage, see Monday's WWD.
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: French Vogue Editor — Once Tabbed to Take Over for Anna Wintour — Quits
Steven Hoffer / AOL News: French Vogue Editor Carine Roitfeld Resigns: Twitter Reactions