Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Turn Your iPad Into a Futuristic News Portal — Magazines that spring to life with video. Gorgeous, instantly-updated newspapers. Custom-tailored broadcasts. The iPad could revolutionize news along these lines, which helps explain why it makes people so giddy. The new era begins with these nine news apps.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Media News International, DailyFinance, Newsweek Blogs, 901am, GigaOM, Gadget Lab, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Mashable!, PC World, VentureBeat, Gizmodo and Bits
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: The Future Of Media That Media Is Praying For: 12 Newspaper …
John Smith / Media News International: NYT Launches iPad Application
Betsy Schiffman / DailyFinance: Apple's iPad Snubs ‘Lazy’ Adobe and Flash
Nick Summers / Newsweek Blogs: The iPad's War on Flash May Be Over Before It Begins
Arnold Zafra / 901am: The iPad App Store is Live and Kicking with Apps
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Media iPad Apps: Is That the Best They Can Do?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Apple Promotes ‘iPad-Ready’ Websites Ditching Flash
Don Reisinger / L.A. Times Tech Blog: No Flash, no problem, Apple says on iPad website
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Apple Launches Site Showcasing iPad Video Support
Nick Mediati / PC World: Show in the Apps: First iPad Apps Appear in the App Store
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple's iPad app store goes live
John Herrman / Gizmodo: The iPad App Store Is Live
Jenna Wortham / Bits: Apple Adds iPad Apps to Its Store
Steve Smith / MinOnline:
iPad App Store: Epi, GQ, Time, Nat Geo and Outside Ready at Launch — Now we know which print publications actually made the iPad App launch cut for this weekend's hotly anticipated rollout of the tablet device. The iTunes App Store added scores of iPad apps to its catalog yesterday.
Discussion: AdAge, FishBowlNY, Multichannel, TVNewser, The Live Feed | THR, CNN, Silicon Alley Insider and Broadcasting & Cable
Mike Taylor / FishBowlNY: Flood of News-Outlet Apps Accompanies iPad Release
Todd Spangler / Multichannel: Cable Programmers Latch On To iPad Hype
Kevin Allocca / TVNewser: NBC News Ready for the iPad
Hollywoodreporter / The Live Feed | THR: Marvel, MTV, ‘Mythbusters’ unveil iPad apps
Alex Weprin / Broadcasting & Cable: Disney Unveils iPad App Slate
Zee / The Next Web:
Kindle for the iPad Now Available in the App Store. Puts Standard Kindle To Shame. — Kindle for the iPad is now available to download and my isn't it pretty. — I don't own a Kindle but from what I've seen of the standard Kindle it puts it to shame. How you can even compare …
Discussion: Mashable!, 901am and Silicon Alley Insider
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Apple Launches iBookstore
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Kindle for iPad Available Now, Looks Better than the Original Kindle Interface
Brad Stone / Bits:
NPR Moves Into a More Visual Medium: the iPad — Among the wave of news organizations migrating to the iPad to exploit its spacious, visually rich screen is one news brand that is more focused on sound: National Public Radio. — An NPR app for the iPad debuts Saturday, when the device goes on sale …
Discussion: Ars Technica and NPR Topics
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica: Top broadcast journalism prize goes to... a website?
Kinsey Wilson / NPR Topics: Introducing The NPR iPad App And Site
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Time Inc.'s Tablet Push Starts With Time Mag App At $4.99 An Issue — Sports Illustrated has been the Time Inc. (NYSE: TWX) tablet poster child for months but Time is first to market with an app. Time for iPhone is free but iPad Time runs $4.99 an issue, same as the newsstand price and available on Fridays.
Discussion: Media News International, MediaPost, Time, The Wire, Publishers Weekly, Online and Nieman Journalism Lab
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: iPad Unleashes Media App Frenzy
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: Only 5% Of NPR's Audience Plan To Buy An iPad
Craig Teicher / Publishers Weekly: The PW Morning Report: Friday, April 2, 2010
Damon Kiesow / Online: Time Magazine, on the iPad, is not free
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
WSJ iPad subscription officially $17.29 per month — is Murdoch insane? — So we now have the official price for the WSJ iPad app subscription: $3.99 per week with a monthly credit card charge of $17.29. For that you get subscriber-only content areas such as Business and Markets with access …
Discussion: MarketWatch, The Toybox, Techdirt, Wall Street Journal, 901am, SlashGear, Gadgetell, Talking Biz News and TUAW
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: The Fool's Gold At The End Of The iPad Rainbow
Chris Davies / SlashGear: WSJ iPad app priced: $17.29 each month
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: WSJ iPad app will be available
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: WSJ iPad subscription sets you back $17.29 per month
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Disney Aims Premium iPhone Apps At Kids, Sports Fans
Disney Aims Premium iPhone Apps At Kids, Sports Fans
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable, eMedia Vitals and Wall Street Journal
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Shuster's CNN Dalliance May Bring MSNBC Response — David Shuster, an anchor on MSNBC, recently participated in a test of a new show. But not for his own network. — MSNBC executives were highly displeased when they learned about his test for the competing news channel CNN through …
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Felix Gillette / New York Observer:
Inside the CNN Stockroom: Network Recently Shot Pilot Staring MSNBC's Shuster and NPR's Martin — Amid the recent news of CNN's rough first quarter, there's been much speculation about what CNN U.S. chief Jon Klein should do to revitalize the cable news network's line up.
Discussion: TVWeek.com, Mediaite, mediabistro.com, TVNewser, Michael Calderone's Blog, The Huffington Post and Inside Cable News
Tom Gilbert / TVWeek.com: Is MSNBC's David Shuster Moving to CNN? …
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite: David Shuster To Be “Punished” By MSNBC If He Filmed CNN Pilot
Kevin Allocca / TVNewser: David Shuster Tapes CNN Pilot?
Michael Calderone / Michael Calderone's Blog: CNN shoots pilot with Shuster, Martin UPDATE
Wall Street Journal:
For Amazon, Arrival of the iPad Opens Door to More e-Book Sales — Electronic books are expected to be a major selling point for Apple Inc.'s iPad, which goes on sale Saturday. But competitors, particularly Amazon.com Inc., could end up as major e-book providers for the new device.
Discussion: TechFlash, TeleRead, Free Press, Tech Trader Daily and Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Can Amazon.com turn the iPad into a Kindle book store?
Peter / Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check: Amazon Has Chance to Dominate e-Book Sales for iPad - WSJ.com
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
NBC Blocks Free TV Episodes on iPad — The NBC broadcast network has, for now, ditched its plans to stream full television episodes onto the Apple iPad. — Last week NBC executives showed a reporter a mock-up for an iPad-optimized version of its mobile Web site and indicated …
Discussion: Online Video News, New York Times, Gizmodo and TVWeek.com
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News: NBC bows out of iPad lineup, says it's not interested in streaming to the tablet
Brian Stelter / New York Times: Apps for iPad From Some TV Networks, Not All
Tom Gilbert / TVWeek.com: NBC Reverses Stance on iPad Viewing
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Google Acquires Online Video Hosting Platform Episodic — Google has acquired Episodic an online video hosting platform, according to a blog post on the startup's site. Google has confirmed the acquisition. We are told that Episodic's technology will be folded into YouTube …
Discussion: Episodic, ReadWriteWeb, The Business Of Online Video, MediaMemo, NetNewsCheck Latest, MediaPost and paidContent
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google Acquires Online Video Platform Episodic
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Google Snaps Up Online Video Hosting Platform Episodic
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Buys Online Video Platform Startup Episodic
Annalee Newitz / io9:
5 Ways The Google Book Settlement Will Change The Future of Reading — If you care about the future of books, you need to understand the Google Book Settlement. It's a complicated legal document, but we've talked to some of its architects, detractors, and defenders - and break it all down for you.
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Updated: NYT Raises E-Edition Rates By 33 Percent But, Hey, First iPad App Free — Subscribers to the New York Times E-Edition, an exact digital replica of the print version, got word today that rates are being hiked to $19.99 a month— a 33.4 percent increase from $14.99.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and TechCrunch
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: New York Times Jacks Kindle, E-Edition Pricing To $19.99/Month …
Eric Spitznagel / Vanity Fair:
CNBC's Erin Burnett Doesn't Think All Rich People Are Evil — Courtesy NBC. Erin Burnett has a face that's made for high-definition. The first time I saw her, she was filling in as a guest anchor on NBC's Today, and the sight of her in HD nearly gave me an aneurysm.
Discussion: The Huffington Post, TVNewser, Jezebel, Clusterstock, Inside Cable News, Talking Biz News and Opinionator
Kevin Allocca / TVNewser: Erin Burnett on Why She's Not a Billionaire
Courtney Comstock / Clusterstock: Erin Burnett: I'm Not A Puppet For Rich Guys
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: CNBC's Burnett does not mince words
William D. Cohan / Opinionator: Does Wall Street Need an Estrogen Injection?
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Ads Venturing Further Into Magazines' Editorial Pages — You've Got to See These Magazine Ads — No Really, You've Got No Choice — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Magazines are getting more comfortable with ads that run right through their editorial pages, a onetime taboo that's under pressure …
CNA Daily News:
Satan behind media attacks on the Pope, asserts Italian exorcist — Rome, Italy, Mar 31, 2010 / 11:47 am (CNA).- Noted Italian exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth, commented this week that the recent defamatory reporting on Pope Benedict XVI, especially by the New York Times, was “prompted by the devil.”
Discussion: New York Times, NPR, Gawker, Newsweek Blogs, Yahoo! News, Michael Calderone's Blog and The Awl
David Folkenflik / NPR: Catholic Paper Says Pope's Credibility Is At Stake
Michael Calderone / Michael Calderone's Blog: NYT defends against Vatican criticism
Thomas Morgan / AdAge:
TV Works on the Web, but TV Advertising Won't — Will TV Everywhere Simply Become an Extension of TV Advertising? Let's Hope Not — As the vision of TV Everywhere comes to market, there are significant pressures on both broadcast and cable networks to close the “parity gap” …
Chicago Sun Times:
“Publishers have virtually no standards” — I'm an editor in the textbook industry, and allow me to confirm this for you: Textbook publishers have virtually no standards. We are, in effect, mercenaries providing big states (California, Texas, Florida) the product the ask for and then passing off that work on the rest of the nation.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
We Just Tested Twitter's @anywhere Platform (Screenshots) — During his keynote at SXSW last month, Twitter CEO Evan Wiliams announced an upcoming new platform called @anywhere, which would allow third party sites to integrate Twitter features (he also showed off some of the partners …
Discussion: louisgray.com and VentureBeat
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Our first look at Twitter's @anywhere platform
Matea Gold / Company Town:
ABC News business correspondent Betsy Stark laid off as network begins cutting correspondent ranks — ABC News laid off business correspondent Betsy Stark on Thursday as part of a wrenching series of cuts in the news division that will ultimately see the departure of a quarter of the staff.
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable and Chickaboomer
Marisa Guthrie / Broadcasting & Cable: ABC News' Betsy Stark Let Go
Neal Gabler / Los Angeles Times:
Cable vs. broadcast: TV's different mindsets — Broadcast offers comfort and closure, while cable speaks to our doubts and anxieties. — Back in May 2001, then- NBC President Robert Wright was fuming. He fired off a bristling letter to producers and executives throughout broadcast television …
Murdoch Faces New Claims From Ex-Supermarket Promotion Rival — News Corp.'s $500 million settlement of Valassis Communications Inc.'s unfair competition complaints has stirred a former rival in the business of supermarket promotions to try to reopen a closed case to take another crack at the company built by Rupert Murdoch.