Michael Wolff / Newser:
Sound and Fury: Here's What Sharon Waxman Really Wants — Follow him on Twitter @MichaelWolffNYC — Sharon Waxman, who runs a website called the Wrap, which covers show business, continues to accuse Newser of various ethical sleights of hand with regard to the way we present the news …
Discussion: Mediaite, paidContent, MediaMemo and Newser
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Newser's Spain Calls Wrap's Copyright Violation Claims ‘False, Malicious’
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Wolff vs. Waxman, Round 2. Rubber Match on CNN Sunday.
Dennis Yang / Techdirt:
Newser May Be Obnoxious, But That Doesn't Mean It's Illegal — from the why-can't-we-all-just-get-along dept — There's been a bit of a kerfuffle going on between the news aggregator Newser and entertainment news site TheWrap. Newser summarizes news that it aggregates, and apparently, TheWrap was not happy with this practice.
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: The Wrap Sends Cease & Desist Letter To Newser
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
TheWrap's Cease & Desist Letter to Newser
TheWrap's Cease & Desist Letter to Newser
Discussion: FishBowlNY, Mediaite, Adam Sherk, CJR, The Wire, paidContent, MediaMemo and Romenesko
Steve Rosenbaum / Mediaite: Sharon Waxman Explains Her Problem With Michael Wolff's Newser
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: Michael Wolff Calls The Wrap's Cease & Desist Letter ‘A Joke’
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Updated: Waxman's Wrap Tells Wolff's Newser To Give Credit—Or Cease & Desist
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Waxman to Wolff: Unhand My Content!
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: The Wrap tells Newser to stop using its content
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
In Big Bet, Oprah to Become Nocturnal — The Queen of Daytime Is Becoming Nocturnal; A Big Bet for Her Network — Ms. Winfrey at a ‘Precious: Based On The Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire’ press conference in 2009. — America's daytime talk-show queen is heading out at night.
David Goetzl / MediaPost: Discovery Top-Heavy With Celebs: Oprah Endures, Tyson Competes, Kate ‘Twists’
Lisa de Moraes / Moraes on TV: Oprah returning to talk TV
Mike Reynolds / Multichannel: Updated: Oprah Will Have A Primetime Show Of Her Own
Lynette Rice / Hollywood Insider: Oprah Winfrey announces OWN slate, includes her new traveling talk show
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: On Winfrey's New Channel, a Show Starring Winfrey
James Poniewozik / Tuned In: Oprah's Show Resurrected Before It Has a Chance to Die
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Oprah Reveals Plans for Her Own Show on OWN
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: Oprah Starts Nighttime Show On Her OWN Network (DISCA)
Mike Shepard / Washington Post: Economic Agenda: April 8, 2010
Douglas McIntyre / DailyFinance: Oprah's New Show Threatens Big Networks
Glen Runciter / Gawker: Oprah's New Prime Time Show to Feature Jay-Z, Condi Rice, Nonjudgmental Atmosphere
Annie Barrett / PopWatch: Oprah Winfrey: Queen of Nighttime?
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Three ways Apple's iAd might impact the news industry's continued advertising woes — Apple's Steve Jobs just unveiled iAd, the company's new advertising platform for the iPhone and iPad. It's an ad platform designed for apps, like the news apps that many news organizations make …
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Live from Apple's iPhone OS 4 event!
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Apple Announces iAd Mobile Advertising Platform
Molly Fischer / New York Observer: Apple Is Starting to Freak Us Out
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple shows off iAd mobile advertising platform
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Apple previews new iPhone OS
Tyler Tschida / App Advice: Apple Unveils iAd, An iPhone OS Integrated Ad Platform
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 - What You Need to Know
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: 600,000 iBooks e-book downloads; iBooks coming to iPhone OS 4.0
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Everything you need to know about iPhone OS 4.0
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: iAd: Apple's Very Own Mobile Advertising Platform
David Kaplan / paidContent:
HuffPo Launches Separate ‘Twitter Edition’; More Focus On Real-Time News — The Huffington Post is launching a “Twitter edition” that is intended to serve as an extension and a distinct entity from the main news and opinion site, the company told paidContent.
Discussion: Gawker, Media on HuffingtonPost.com, The Wire, Strupp, Journalism.co.uk, Reinventing the Newsroom, Editors Weblog, Romenesko and Brand Republic
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: American News Agenda Determined by Bill Keller's Wife's Pastor
Arianna Huffington / Media on HuffingtonPost.com: Tweet, Tweet: Announcing HuffPost's Twitter Editions
Lauren Hatch / The Wire: The Huffington Post Rolls Out Twitter Editions
Joe Strupp / Strupp: Huffington Post to Launch Twitter Edition
Alexandra Jaffe / Editors Weblog: Huffington Post announces launch of all-Twitter version
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Huffington Post launches separate ‘Twitter edition’
Jason Fell / Folio:
Lawsuit Alleges Darker Side of Regional Lifestyle Publisher — Sometimes even the fastest-growing media companies hit a financial wall. Arizona-based magazine publisher 944 Media, which just last year said it was the largest and fastest growing lifestyle media conglomerate in the industry …
Discussion: Riptide 2.0
Kyle Munzenrieder / Riptide 2.0: Lawsuit: 944 Magazine Refused to Market to Hispanics
Jason Fell / Folio:
944 Media Files for Chapter 11
944 Media Files for Chapter 11
Discussion: MinOnline and FishBowlNY
Steve Smith / MinOnline: 944 Media Has Fun With Its Chapt. 11 Filing
Lacey Rose / Forbes:
Glenn Beck Inc — In his empire there's the ideology—and then there's the money machine. — Five and a half hours before showtime Glenn Beck still isn't quite sure how he'll provide tonight's entertainment, “The Future of History”—two hours of monologue (and answers to preselected questions) …
Discussion: Mediaite, GalleyCat, Think Progress, The Wire, Daily Kos, Guardian, Washington Monthly, Media Matters for America, TVNewser, The Huffington Post, TVWeek.com, Gawker and TPM LiveWire
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite: Glenn Beck, Forbes Cover Boy, Made $32 Million Last Year
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Glenn Beck Earns $13 Million a Year in Publishing
Zaid Jilani / Think Progress: Beck admits he doesn't give 'a flying crap about the political process. ...
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: How Glenn Beck Makes $32 Million A Year
Jed Lewison / Daily Kos: Glenn Beck's ratings: Not as meteoric as people think
Michael Tomasky / Guardian: Sometimes you just wonder — This is from a profile of Glenn Beck in Forbes:
Eric Boehlert / Media Matters for America: So now Fox News wants more people to pay taxes?
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Glenn Beck, the $32 Million Man
Danny Shea / The Huffington Post: Glenn Beck Earned $32 Million In 2009
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Glenn Beck Inc. Pulls in $32 Million Per Year
Glen Runciter / Gawker: Glenn Beck Made $32 Million in 2009
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Wall Street Journal Pro Edition Now Available For Consumers ($49 per Month) — Back in October 2009, Dow Jones debuted a premium business news site dubbed The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition in an attempt to get companies to pay up $588 a year for access to more personalized, business-related news and analysis.
Discussion: PR Newswire, Romenesko, The Wire, eMedia Vitals, WebNewser, Talking Biz News, Media Buyer Planner, Editor and Publisher and 901am
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Dow Jones launches WSJ Pro Edition for consumers
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: Take A Tour Of Wall Street Journal's $49 Per Month Professional Edition (NWS)
Katherine Heisler / eMedia Vitals: Wall Street Journal Pro edition now available for consumers ($49 per month)
David Cohen / WebNewser: The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition Launches
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: WSJ launches Pro edition
Arnold Zafra / 901am: The Wall Street Journal Goes Pro
Hiroko Tabuchi / New York Times:
Nikkei Restricts Links to Its New Web Site — TOKYO — As news sites the world over scramble for revenue online, the largest Japanese business newspaper, The Nikkei, unveiled a new pay-to-view Web site last week. But it shocked readers with its hard-line policy banning links — even to its home page.
New York Times:
Hollywood Tries to Block Veriana and Cantor Futures Markets — LOS ANGELES — In a show of solidarity, many of the film industry's major players, and some sympathetic lawmakers, have aligned in an 11th-hour push to block new financial instruments that would allow traders to swap contracts tied to box-office results.
Discussion: The Wire and The Atlantic Online
Gillian Reagan / The Wire: Studios Scramble To Block Hollywood Stock Exchanges
Daniel Indiviglio / The Atlantic Online: Hollywood Wants to Block Film Futures Trading
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine:
The Journal New York Newsroom vs. the Times: A Tale of the Tape — The Wall Street Journal's brand-new New York city section is set to debut on April 26, with the not-so-hidden goal of escalating Rupert Murdoch's turf war with Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and the New York Times.
Discussion: Romenesko and News Corp. Blog
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: It'll be tough for WSJ to match NYT's city coverage
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Freedom Communications' Valley Morning Star Drops Its Pay Wall — The Valley Morning Star in Harlingen, Texas, which was a test-bed for Freedom Communications' plans to potentially charge users for online access to its papers, returned to a free site last week less than a year after beginning to charge for online content.
Discussion: Romenesko and Editors Weblog
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Freedom Communications' Valley Morning Star drops its pay wall
Alexandra Jaffe / Editors Weblog: Media Links of the day — Dubai is westernizing quickly …
Helia Ebrahimi / Telegraph:
Gorkana founders online for £20m windfall — Online media business Gorkana has been sold to a private equity firm in a deal that will net its two entrepreneur founders a windfall of up to £20m. — Gorkana, an online jobs site with a database of more than 130,000 journalists …
Discussion: BusinessJournalism.org …, Guardian, paidContent, Editor and Publisher and FishBowlNY
Robin J Phillips / BusinessJournalism.org …: Media business Gorkana sold to private equity firm
James Robinson / Guardian: Gorkana sale nets founders fortunes
Robert Andrews / paidContent: PR Database Gorkana Sells To Private Equity
Lauren Hatch / The Wire:
How Mediaite's Traffic Jumped More Than 50% Last Month — Mediaite.com, the media news site launched by NBC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams, had a recent surge in traffic that hints at a bright future for the nearly one-year-old site. — Unique monthly visitors jumped from 1,051,283 …
Conan O'Brien's Work in Progress — The former Tonight Show host is in play, but prospective TV and cable networks are struggling to find him the right time slot — The last time America saw Conan O'Brien, the red-haired, late-night talk show host was riffing on an electric guitar as comedian …
Richard Verrier / Los Angeles Times:
The MPAA's Joan Graves watches out for the movie watchers — Graves heads the Motion Picture Assn. of America's ratings board, which grades movies to help parents decide what children can see. — Joan Graves has never published a movie review in her life, but she is arguably more powerful than any movie critic in the country.
Leila Atassi / Metro:
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest, Gawker, Romenesko, Courthouse News Service, mediabistro.com and Technology & …
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Can Anonymous Commenters Be Outed if They Do Something Newsworthy?
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Judge files $50 million lawsuit against Plain Dealer in anonymous comments case
Shane Richmond / blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Does Rupert Murdoch understand copyright? — Rupert Murdoch has gone on the offensive to justify his plan to put his newspaper's websites behind a paywall. He told a National Press Club event at George Washington University: … In an interview with Martin Kalb for The Kalb Report …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, TVNewser and Beyond Search
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Murdoch Still Talking Like A Crazy Man (NWS)
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Murdoch and Google: Temperature Rising
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
TV Sports: Woods's Nike Ad Provokes More Questions Than Answers — Nike could not wait to package the contrition of Tiger Woods in a 30-second ad. — In it, a mute Woods stares blankly at the camera. Speaking from the hereafter, his father, Earl, says: “I want to find out what your feelings are.
Discussion: The Big Lead
Nat Ives / AdAge:
USA Today Outsources New Web Section to Demand Media — But Don't Call Us a Content Farm, Supplier Says — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — USA Today's website has started running thousands of pieces of original travel editorial from the Demand Media content farm, making USA Today …
Discussion: paidContent, Los Angeles Times, Romenesko, Editor and Publisher, Journalism.co.uk, NetNewsCheck Latest and Gannett Blog
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: USA Today Outsources Some Travel Content To Demand Media
Alex Pham / Los Angeles Times: Demand Media to provide travel articles and videos for USA Today website
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Demand Media provides travel articles, videos for USAToday.com
Guy Trebay / New York Times:
Paper Magazine Editor Is Powerful, but No Power Snob — DOES anyone remember that, long before Madonna was a zillionairess with a fake British accent, she used to dance at the Roxy with a posse of Latino b-boys? Kim Hastreiter does. Are there many who recall when Jean-Michel Basquiat's paintings …
Discussion: New York Observer
Molly Fischer / New York Observer: The Times Finds a New Favorite Editor