Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
David Remnick Makes It Look Easy at The New Yorker — David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, is not one to waste an opportunity. After attending John Updike's funeral in Massachusetts in February of last year, he stopped by Harvard Law School to interview some of President Obama's old professors.
Discussion: Gawker and Michael Calderone's Blog
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: David Remnick, Superman
Michael Calderone / Michael Calderone's Blog: Remnick is ‘player-coach’ at the New Yorker
Gail Shister / TVNewser:
MSNBC Could Keep David Shuster Off the Air Indefinately — MSNBC bad boy David Shuster may be on his third strike. — Shuster won't be on the air today for his 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. shows, according to MSNBC insiders. Whether he returns before his contract expires in December is up for debate.
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Apple Sells 250,000 eBooks in a Single Day
Michael Calderone / Michael Calderone's Blog: Will Shuster return? — Following a report that MSNBC's David …
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Will MSNBC Keep Shuster Off Air Until December?
Greg Pollowitz / National Review: Judgment Day For David Shuster? — By: Greg Pollowitz
Steve Delahoyde / UnBeige: New Book Claims Jesus' Father Was Really an Architect
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
At Snopes, a Quest to Debunk Misinformation Online — It is one of the paradoxes of the Internet. — Along with the freest access to knowledge the world has ever seen comes a staggering amount of untruth, from imagined threats on health care to too-easy-to-be-true ways to earn money by forwarding an e-mail message to 10 friends.
Discussion: Media Decoder and Gawker
Kevin / Strange Attractor:
iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies — Looking at the iPad app rollout, you can easily separate the digital wheat from the chaff in the content industries, and you can see those who are developing digital businesses and those who are trying to protect print margins …
Discussion: Online, Fast Company, eMedia Vitals and broadstuff
Damon Kiesow / Online: Kevin Anderson: iPad app pricing is delusional
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: iPad will save Print Media and other modern myths
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Web Publishers, Ad Nets at Odds — Publishers accuse ad nets of pitching what's not theirs — Recently, an advertiser received details on an online ad campaign delivered by the ad network interCLICK. The site list seemed ideal for the client's financial professionals target: Bloomberg.com …
Discussion: paidContent, NetNewsCheck Latest and AdExchanger.com
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
Branding Deals Come Early in the Filmmaking Process — LOS ANGELES — Jordan Yospe had some notes on the script for “The 28th Amendment,” a thriller about a president and a rogue Special Forces agent on the run. Some of the White House scenes were not detailed enough, Mr. Yospe thought.
Discussion: New York Magazine
Peter Kirwan / Guardian:
Is the FT the perfect digital model? — As ft.com turns 15, we examine the FT's mix of paywalls, increased subscriptions and newspaper cover price rises — Last year, amid the greatest recession in the history of the financial system, the Financial Times turned a profit.
Rafat Ali / paidContent:
iPad Day One: Charts Show Big Media Mostly Playing In Free Apps, Not Paid — So day one of iPad launch almost over—though West Coast's still in full swing—no estimates on how many iPads have sold, but it is instructive to see how the charts for iPad apps are doing.
Discussion: Fitz & Jen, Multichannel, TechCrunch, TUAW, Gizmodo and Gawker
Todd Spangler / Multichannel: Scratching the iPad Itch
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: 3,266 iPad apps and counting
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Expensive Newspaper iPad Apps Not Selling All That Well
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Turn Your iPad Into a Futuristic News Portal
John Temple / TEMPLE TALK:
The first week at Peer News — I shared my story of the first day of our start-up news service in Honolulu last week. But then the week got away from me and I didn't have a chance to serve up any impressions from the rest of the week. — First, you know how people sometimes complain …
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
In Britain, a Laboratory for Newsprint's Future — PARIS — Only days after News Corp. announced plans to start charging online readers of The Times of London and its Sunday sibling, a so-called pay wall came down last week at The Southern Reporter in Selkirk, Scotland.
Glen Dickson / Broadcasting & Cable:
BitCentral Wins Large Gannett Deal — Will provide Precis and Oasis servers across station group — BitCentral, whose low-cost Precis new production servers and Oasis content sharing systems have gained favor with station groups like Raycom as well as big-market stations like WCBS New York …
Kevin Anderson / Guardian:
Aggregators help media professionals keep on top of digital content trends — Popurls are among the ways to stay tuned to the internet buzz — The internet is not like trying to drink from a firehose but rather like trying to drink from Niagara Falls. For any media professional trying …