Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Larry King to End Show After 25 Years — In the face of falling ratings, the CNN host Larry King announced Tuesday evening that he would end his long-running talk show, “Larry King Live,” this fall. — Jonathan Klein, president of CNN's domestic channel, said that Mr. King, 76 …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Larry King: 'Remember, I'm Free'
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Who Will Replace Larry King?
The Huffington Post: CNN Ratings Dismal In Q2 2010, Campbell Brown & Larry King See Worst Quarters Ever
Catharine P. Taylor / Media Analysis RSS: Larry King's Retiring from CNN, And Being Replaced With ... a Warm Body
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post: CNN's Larry King says he'll retire as talk-show host
Richard Huff / NY Daily News: Larry King announces he'll leave show this fall
Steven James Snyder / newsfeed.time.com: Larry King: What if CNN Doesn't Replace Him?
Steven James Snyder / Tuned In: Larry King Resigns: What's in Store for 9 p.m.?
Statement from Larry King
Statement from Larry King
Discussion: The Big Picture, Mashable!, Gawker, TVNewser, Media Decoder, International Media, Bloomberg, rbr.com, Romenesko, blogs.tampabay.com, WebNewser, Mediaite, Guardian, The Wrap, The Wire, Movieline, Los Angeles Times, Speakeasy, Variety, Multichannel, MediaPost, Gothamist, The Informer, Politics Daily and New York Magazine
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: “Larry King Live” Ends, the Web Reacts
Richard Lawson / Gawker: A Brief Video Celebration of Crazy Old Larry King
Kevin Allocca / TVNewser: Poll: Who Will Replace Larry King?
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Taking Stock of Larry King's 25 Years on CNN
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: King says he's quitting his show in the fall
Eric Deggans / blogs.tampabay.com: Who should replace Larry King at CNN?
Alex Weprin / WebNewser: CNN Breaks Larry King Story: 'Here's Larry's Tweet'
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite: Larry King Will End CNN Show In Fall [UPDATE]
Michael Tomasky / Guardian: Larry King, pioneering cable showman
Hunter Walker / The Wrap: Personal ‘Mess,’ Not CNN, Pushes Larry King Off ‘Live’
Julie Miller / Movieline: TV Bites: Play the Larry King Replacement Game!
Kristena Hansen / Los Angeles Times: Times writers honored for stories on Toyota woes
Michael Schneider / Variety: CNN's King to sign off
Fern Siegel / MediaPost: Larry King Ends Talk Show After 25 Years
Dennis Romero / The Informer: Larry King Pulls The Plug On ‘Larry King Live,’ Says He'll Still Host Specials
Christopher Weber / Politics Daily: Larry King to End Nightly CNN Show
Josh Duboff / New York Magazine: Larry King Will End His Nightly Show This Fall
Frankie Stone / The Wrap: Why Was the Larry King Announcement Handled So Badly?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Tribune's Zell: Newspaper Home Delivery Likely To Be Replaced By ‘PDFs’ — Tribune Chairman Sam Zell—whose company is still in bankruptcy proceedings—went on CNBC today and explained why the bankruptcy process has been so difficult. His reasoning: “Big transaction,” “Lot of different players …
Discussion: Tower Ticker and Romenesko
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: ‘All bankruptcy scenarios are difficult,’ says Zell
Jennifer Saba / MediaFile:
The future of newspapers via Sam Zell — Sam Zell popped over to CNBC's Squawk Box on Tuesday to chat about real estate and investment opportunities in the U.S. and abroad. This being MediaFile, we were most interested in what Zell had to say about Tribune Co., the company that he helms …
Discussion: Fitz & Jen and New York Observer
Zeke Turner / New York Observer: Sam Zell Just Pulled The Needle Off The Record
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Wired's iPad App Boasts a New Feature: A Price Cut — The second edition of Condé Nast's much-praised Wired magazine iPad app is out, and it boasts some new features. The biggest one: A 20 percent price cut. — The magazine publisher sold some 95,000 digital copies of its June issue at $4.99 …
Discussion: Folio, paidContent, WebNewser, Electronista and eMedia Vitals, more at Techmeme »
Matt Kinsman / Folio: Digital Editions Come of Age
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Conde Nast Does Last-Minute Pivot On Wired App Pricing
David Cohen / WebNewser: Wired Rewires Price for iPad App
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: Wired iPad app drops to $3.99
Hunter Walker / The Wrap:
Troubled Times at CNN, Anchors at Odds with Cooper — Larry King's leaving is not the only problem at CNN. The cable news network is plagued by high-profile departures, low ratings and - TheWrap has learned - widespread resentment among producers and anchors.
Discussion: TVbytheNumbers, The Wire, TVWeek.com, Inside Cable News, LA Observed and New York Magazine
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Larry King to vacate later this year
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Other CNN Anchors Resent Anderson Cooper?
Le Monde gets a new owner — LE MONDE, the iconic French newspaper founded by Charles de Gaulle after Paris was freed from Nazi occupation, has been saved from insolvency. On June 28th, its supervisory board voted 20 to 11 to accept a takeover bid by three French businessmen, Pierre Bergé …
Stowe Boyd / /Message: Le Monde Saved?
Kuan Yong / YouTube API Blog:
Flash and the HTML5 tag — There's been a lot of discussion lately about whether or not the HTML5 <video> tag is going to replace Flash Player for video distribution on the web. We've been excited about the HTML5 effort and <video> tag for quite a while now, and most YouTube videos can now be played via our HTML5 player.
Discussion: NewTeeVee, MarketingVOX, PC World, NetNewsCheck Latest, CNET News, TechCrunch, THINQ.co.uk, ReadWriteWeb and Gizmodo, more at Techmeme »
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: YouTube Backs Flash Over HTML5 Video — for Now
Joab Jackson / PC World: YouTube Backs Flash
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: YouTube: Why the Flash era isn't over
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: To Show Off Chrome Integration, Google Builds A Flash Game On Top Of YouTube
Stewart Meagher / THINQ.co.uk: YouTube sticking with Flash for now
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: YouTube: Flash Still Beats HTML5
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Google Opines On Flash and HTML5, But Defers to its Own WebM Project's favor
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
MSNBC Hires Mark Halperin — Adding to its roster of political boldface names ahead of the midterm elections, MSNBC said Wednesday that it had signed Mark Halperin as a senior political analyst. — Mr. Halperin holds the same position at Time magazine, where he is also an editor at large
Alex Pareene / Salon: Mark Halperin now paid to be wrong about everything on MSNBC
Kevin Allocca / TVNewser: Mark Halperin Joins MSNBC
David Cohen / WebNewser: Mark Halperin Has TIME for MSNBC
Sam Thielman / Variety: MSNBC hires Halperin for analyst post
W. James Antle, III / AmSpecBlog: David Weigel Joins MSNBC
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
ProPublica's website redesign puts “future of context” ideas to work — Late last night, ProPublica launched a redesign of its website. As most site revamps tend to be, the new propublica.org is sleeker, slicker, and generally more aesthetically pleasing than its previous incarnation.
Julia Boorstin / CNBC:
Movie Piracy Crackdown Begins, Internet Sites Seized — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) just announced a major takedown of nine movie piracy sites that illegally offered first-run movies, some within just hours of their theatrical release.
Discussion: The Wrap, Hollywood Reporter, Post Tech, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal and Variety
Brent Lang / The Wrap: Feds Seize Domain Names of Pirate Sites
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter: Feds, studios join forces against piracy
David Benoit / Wall Street Journal: Movie-Download Sites Busted in Pirating Crackdown
Marc Graser / Variety: Battle against online piracy heats up
Crain's New York Business:
Conde Nast takes newsstand plunge — Matthew Flamm - In a further sign of its willingness to think like other publishers, Conde Nast will begin putting out newsstand-only special editions of some of its magazines, Charles Townsend, chief executive of the company, announced Tuesday.
Discussion: The Wire and New York Observer
Sydney Ribot / The Wire: Condé Nast's Branding Bonanza Continues With Plans …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar: We're No Cable Killer! We Swear! — If you're planning on swapping out your expensive cable TV service for Hulu's $10 a month subscription offering, Jason Kilar has advice for you: Don't do it! — The Hulu CEO insists that his “Hulu Plus” service …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, The Money Game, the Econsultancy blog, Deadline.com and The Wire, more at Techmeme »
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog: Can Hulu Plus survive on $10 a month?
Jay Yarow / The Wire: Hulu Plus Is Here: $10 Per Month For More Shows, More Devices (CMCSA, GE, DIS, NWS)
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Interview: Hulu's Kilar: Hulu Plus Preview Programming Is ‘Just Step One’
Interview: Hulu's Kilar: Hulu Plus Preview Programming Is ‘Just Step One’
Discussion: PC World, Media Maverick, Wall Street Journal, The Business Of Online Video and Online Video News
Harry McCracken / PC World: Hulu Goes Mobile with For-Pay Service
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick: Hulu unveils $9.99 premium service
Dan Rayburn / The Business Of Online Video: Hulu Officially Launches $9.99 Subscription Service, App For iPhone, PS3 Soon
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News: Is Hulu a threat to Netflix? …
Ned Resnikoff / Salon:
“Neutral” journalism can't die fast enough — We'd all be better off if reporters simply acknowledged their biases and disclosed them to their audiences — You're probably already sick of Weigelgate (and if you don't know what that is, here's a primer from Weigel himself …
Discussion: Yahoo! News and Quote and Comment
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Ex-Washington Post blogger joins MSNBC
Jxpaton / Digital First:
Who Would You Pick For The ideaLab? — We are just days away from July 4th and the implementation of our Ben Franklin Project. — On July 4th all of our 18 daily newspapers will publish, both online and in print, using only free web-based tools. As with our earlier successes ( http …
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Seventeen.com Relaunches With a Social Networking Push — Following the recent boom and bust of teen magazines like Teen People and Elle Girl, the remainder has less competition on newsstands. But they also face new rivals for readers who have come of age amid social networks and other digital diversions.
NY Times wins Loeb award for series on food safety — NEW YORK — The New York Times on Tuesday won a Loeb Award, among the highest honors in business journalism, for a series of stories detailing how the safety of the nation's food has been compromised by laxly enforced safeguards and industry shortcuts.
Discussion: BusinessJournalism.org …, Business Wire, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and MiamiHerald.com
Julia Moskin / New York Times:
When Is a Free Meal Just Part of a Writer's Job? — BY all accounts, the wedding of the food writer Josh Ozersky and Danit Lidor on May 23 in Manhattan was an eater's idyll. — There were clouds above the Empire Hotel's rooftop bar, and breezes ruffled the water in the swimming pool.
Discussion: The Awl and Eater National
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
New study documents media's servitude to Government — A newly released study from students at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government provides the latest evidence of how thoroughly devoted the American establishment media is to amplifying and serving (rather than checking) government officials.
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: The Legacy Media And Torture
E.B. Boyd / mediabistro.com:
So What Do You Do, Krishna Bharat, Lead Engineer of Google News? — Bharat reveals the formula for a flawless online news experience and how companies can get readers to pay for it — Say the words “Google News” to a journalist in this age of decreasing newspaper revenues, and you're likely to get a lot of teeth-gnashing.
Blake Gernstetter / mediabistro.com: Google News Founder: 'Get Inside the Reader's Head'
David Weinfeld / Lost Remote:
Digital Newsstands Heading to New York City … A team of companies from the digital out-of-home media industry have come together to make digital newsstands in New York City a reality. Led by CEMUSA, the international outdoor advertising company that beat out competitors JCDecaux and Viacom …
Stephanie Murg / UnBeige: Digital Signage Coming to NYC Newsstands
Antonina Jedrzejczak / The Wire: New York City Is Getting Digital Newsstands
Wayne Friedman / MediaPost:
Media Deals Soar, 445 In First Half of '10 — Deals for media business rocketed up over 50% in the first half of 2010 — the highest level in at least six years. But the value of those deals is still well below record levels. — Media investment banking company Jordan …
Discussion: Folio, Publishing Executive … and paidContent
Flash and Rich Media Ads Represent 40 Percent of U.S. Online Display Ad Impressions — JPEG Still Leads as Top Ad Format at 42 Percent — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the introduction of the Ad Metrix Creative Summary report …
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, MarketingProfs Daily, MediaPost, the Econsultancy blog and TechCrunch
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: Rich Media And Flash Ads Get 40% Of Impressions
Rebecca Lieb / the Econsultancy blog: Flash and rich media a substantial portion of US ad impressions