Drew Olanoff / The Next Web:
Wikipedia will shut down for 24 hours on Wednesday to protest against SOPA — Today, founder of the non-profit behind information archive Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, announced that the site will go dark for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Wikipedia Will Go Dark On January 18 To Protest SOPA And PIPA
Jimmy Wales / @jimmy_wales: Student warning! Do your homework early. Wikipedia protesting bad law on Wednesday! #sopa
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Wikipedia goes nuclear against SOPA: founder confirms site blackout
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Wikipedia Also Going Dark Wednesday Over SOPA, PIPA
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: January 18th “blackout day”: Wikipedia to shut down on Wednesday to protest SOPA
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: SOPA ‘shelved’ indefinitely, but Reddit's Jan. 18 blackout is still on, as PIPA fight continues …
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley: Wikipedia to shut down on Wednesday to protest anti-online piracy legislation
Catharine Smith / The Huffington Post: Wikipedia Blackout: Jimmy Wales Announces Protest Of SOPA, PIPA On January 18
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Wikipedia to black out all 3.8 million English-language pages to protest PIPA
Tim Bradshaw / FT Tech Hub: Wikipedia's anti-SOPA blackout will go ahead on Wednesday
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune offers newsroom voluntary buyouts — Looking to reduce costs as it continues to grapple with a changing media landscape and challenging economy, the Chicago Tribune told employees Monday it will offer an undisclosed number of voluntary buyouts in the newsroom.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York: Tribune Co. and Gannett shut down New York entertainment and nightlife network, Metromix
Leveson Inquiry: Mirror phone hacking possibly hidden - editor — The Daily Mirror's editor has told a media ethics inquiry that phone hacking “might well have been” taking place when he was the paper's showbiz editor. — Richard Wallace told the Leveson Inquiry he had no knowledge …
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk: Daily Mirror editor: Chris Jefferies case is ‘black mark on my editing record’
Ben Fenton / @benfenton: Asked why no investigation into hacking. #Sly says no evidence & didn't see need.Barr says:Journos move around so ex-NotW people were at MGN
Hacked off / @hackinginquiry: SB: I don't believe I had heard Morgan's allegations over McCartney voicemail in 2007. Lots of journos speculating about hacking. #Leveson
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: Tina Weaver - “almost paralysis in contact between media and the police” since “News International situation”.
Mark White / @skymarkwhite: Weaver concedes that no proper investigation of possible #phonehacking at the Sunday Mirror has been carried out #Leveson
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: Blair asked Wallace to sack a journalist who had criticised him when he was PM. Wallace did not respond, hack still works for DM.
Lisa O'Carroll / @lisaocarroll: #leveson. Ex People reporter Dave Brown alleges in written statement he was sent on ulrika jonsson story on the basis of hacked phone msgs
Lisa O'Carroll / @lisaocarroll: #leveson wallace tells of Obama telling Rupert Murdoch he wasn't interested in his support. Wallace:other politicians shd show same backbone
Keir Simmons / @keirsimmonsitv: Editor of Sunday Mirror asked whether the paper has had people's medical records 'I don't believe we have, no' #leveson
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: Sly explaining the problems of economic downturn in press. Job ads in regionals was £150m at peak now £20m.
Ben Fenton / @benfenton: Relationships became “way too close” between politicians and News Int'l, #Wallace tells #leveson
Ben Fenton / @benfenton: [ #Wallace #leveson evidence more thoughtful & less rigidly coached than the NI or Express/Star editors.No flat denials of hacking.Nuance]
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Trinity Mirror's Sly Bailey: ‘No evidence our journalists hacked phones’ — Chief executive of Trinity Mirror Sly Bailey tells Leveson inquiry there is ‘no evidence’ to support allegations of phone hacking, as she stood by her decision not to investigate the matter internally
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Murdoch rant claims are untrue, says Brown — Former PM denies allegation at Leveson inquiry that he said he would destroy mogul after he switched papers' support to Tories — Gordon Brown has made a dramatic intervention in the Leveson inquiry into press ethics, categorically denying …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Sarah Lacy Debuts New Tech Site, PandoDaily — $2M+ in Funding and Guess Who's Working for Her? (Video) — As has been widely reported, well-known TechCrunch columnist and Silicon Valley journalist Sarah Lacy has a new gig: Running her own new tech news site, which debuts today.
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: PandoDaily and Sarah Lacy: “to be the site-of-record for that startup root-system”
Ben Popper / VentureBeat: AOL accidentally funds its competitors — Sarah Lacy launches PandoDaily with TechCrunch cast
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: Media links of the day — The Huffington Post' Twitter …
Sarah Lacy / PandoDaily:
Why I Started PandoDaily — Several months ago I became obsessed with a colony of trees in Utah called Pando Trees. Measuring 43 hectares and weighing 6,000 tons, they're pretty impressive above ground. But what really matters is what is happening below. The interconnected root system is the oldest living organism in the world.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: TC Alum Sarah Lacy Launches New Tech Blog, PandoDaily
Matt Lynley / Business Insider: TECHCRUNCH 2.0 HAS ARRIVED — PandoDaily, or “TechCrunch 2.0,” has officially launched.
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched: Sarah Lacy Launches Pando Daily, Your New Favorite News Site
Greg Sandoval / CNET:
Google calls Murdoch's piracy allegations ‘nonsense’ — News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch is talking nonsense, according to Google. — Google cofounder Sergey Brin. — Murdoch, a Twitter user for only the past several weeks, used the service to fire a barrage of accusations Saturday night …
Kevin Lincoln / Business Insider: TOUCHED BY POWER: Here Are The Nine People Rupert Murdoch Follows On Twitter
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet: What does Google's piracy ‘nonsense’ and an extradited student have in common?
Bernard Keane / Crikey: Why is Rupert spending millions undermining national security?
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD: Crying “Nonsense,” Google Does Not +1 Murdoch Tweets
Anthony Wing Kosner / Forbes: Clash of SOPA Titans: Murdoch Tweets Against Google as Purveyors of Piracy
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Murdoch shows he doesn't understand how content works
Murdoch shows he doesn't understand how content works
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Fox and Twitter Join Forces for Republican Debate — At the next Republican presidential primary debate on Monday night, Fox News will be measuring viewers' reactions to each answer on Twitter, the social Web site that acts as an online water cooler during big television events.
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
‘The Salad Days Are Over at Bloomberg:’ Dispatches From Inside America's Most Paranoid Media Company — Last week, we brought you some firsthand cries of rage, despair, and frustration from inside Bloomberg headquarters. The most paranoid headquarters in all of the New York media world?
Pat Maio / North County Times:
New owners of San Diego Union-Tribune look to build media centre — San Diego developer Doug Manchester and radio executive John Lynch, who bought The San Diego Union-Tribune for $110 million a month ago, said they could pursue other newspapers or “video and audio” enterprises to wrap …
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Associated Press Opens North Korea Bureau — When Associated Press executives and journalists attempted to open a North Korean bureau last month, they arrived in Pyongyang just hours after the death of Kim Jong Il. AP journalists hit the ground running and provided text and photos …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Lovefilm Adding ABC TV Show Archive In UK Netflix Fight — In its war with Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX), Amazon's Lovefilm has licensed U.S. TV shows from ABC (NYSE: DIS) Studios through Disney UK under the “ABC TV On-Demand” VOD brand. — That service will be available for no extra charge …
Zack Whittaker / London Calling Blog: LoveFilm adds ABC on-demand television in ongoing Netflix battle
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Lovefilm lands UK streaming rights to popular ABC shows
Robert Andrews / @robertandrews: I pointed out to Lovefilm that, a week after being announced, its £4.99 tier is still not available on site. Now they have updated the site.
Erik Gruenwedel / Home Media Magazine: Amazon's LoveFilm Signs U.K. Streaming Deal With ABC TV
Dean Starkman / CJR:
A Narrowed Gaze — How the business press forgot the rest of us — Steve Lipin didn't fit the profile of a transformative media figure when he took over the mergers-and-acquisitions beat for The Wall Street Journal in 1995. His look was studious, his manner remarkably affable and low key, given the stress of his new job.