C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Data, diffusion, impact: Five big questions the Wikileaks story raises about the future of journalism — Whenever big news breaks that's both (a) exciting and (b) relevant to the stuff I research, I put myself through a little mental exercise. I pretend I have an army of invisible Ph.D. students …
Discussion: Guardian, The Huffington Post, The Nation, CJR, FishbowlNY, WebNewser, Kirk LaPointe's …, Lynn Sweet, The Daily Beast, New York Times, Journalism.co.uk, Swampland, Jon Slattery and Gawker
Andy Plesser / The Huffington Post: Video: WikiLeaks Episode Marks Big Development for The Guardian's …
Greg Mitchell / The Nation: SPECIAL: WikiLeaks Bombshell on Afghan War HIghlighted by 'NYT," Hit By White House
Joel Meares / CJR: Same Docs, Different Stories
Joel Gunter / Journalism.co.uk: White House seeks to advise reporters over Wikileaks Afghanistan release
Michael Scherer / Swampland: The Wikileaks Afghan Document Dump
Adrian Chen / Gawker: Wikileaks Releases Nearly 100,000 Internal Military Documents From Afghanistan
Jay Rosen / PressThink:
The Afghanistan War Logs Released by Wikileaks, the World's First Stateless News Organization — “In media history up to now, the press is free to report on what the powerful wish to keep secret because the laws of a given nation protect it. But Wikileaks is able to report on what the powerful wish …
Discussion: Media Decoder, Online Journalism Blog, Reinventing the Newsroom, FishbowlNY, Rebooting The News, BuzzMachine, Guardian, New York Times, Mother Jones, Journalism.co.uk, The Atlantic Online, Spiegel Online, ReadWriteWeb, CJR, Vast Wasteland, Press Gazette, The Nation, The Politico, Falafel Mafia, wikileaks.org, VentureBeat, FP Passport, ABCNEWS, MarketWatch, BBC College of Journalism Blog, Media Nation, Danger Room, WebNewser, THE WEEK, PRNewser, BBC News, Salon, On Media's Blog, TPMMuckraker, The First Post, The Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Boing Boing, Media News, CNBC, pourmecoffee and CNET News
David Carr / Media Decoder: Behind ‘War Logs,’ A New Kind of Alliance
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog: Embeddable leaking - another step to a networked future for journalism
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: Wikileaks Has Betrayed Bradley Manning, Says the Guy Who Ratted on Bradley Manning
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: What if there are no secrets?
Alexandra Topping / Guardian: White House condemns Wikileaks
Adam Weinstein / Mother Jones: WikiLeaks' Afghan Documents and Me
Journalism.co.uk: Wikileaks editor Julian Assange says there is ‘more to come’ after Afghanistan leak
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online: On the AfPak / Wikileaks Documents
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: How Three News Outlets Handled the WikiLeaks Dump
PA Mediapoint / Press Gazette: Huge leak of US Military files posted on Wikileaks
Robert Dreyfuss / The Nation: The WikiLeaks Papers and the Pakistani Intelligence-Taliban Connection
Glenn Thrush / The Politico: Times trio visited West Wing before Wiki bombshell
Neal Ungerleider / Falafel Mafia: Wikileaks, journalism and me
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: WikiLeaks.org's post of classified Afghan reports causes a furor
Blake Hounshell / FP Passport: Is Wikileaks growing up? — Wikileaks, the controversial website …
Jon Friedman / MarketWatch: WikiLeaks paradigm: Explaining on the Web
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: Making sense of the WikiLeaks documents
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room: Are the WikiLeaks War Docs Overhyped Old News?
Alex Weprin / WebNewser: Wikileaks ‘War Logs’ Present a 21st Century Problem
Joe Ciarallo / PRNewser: WikiLeaks Show Power of an Exclusive
Glenn Greenwald / Salon: The WikiLeaks Afghanistan leak
Jack Bremer / The First Post: Fears for Bradley Manning after Wikileaks ‘dump’
Steve Clemons / The Huffington Post: Seymour Hersh, the Afghanistan War WikiLeaks, and Getting the Real Story
Joan McCarter / Daily Kos: The WikiLeaks Afghanistan leak
European Journalism Centre / Media News: US says Wikileaks could ‘threaten national security’
New York Times:
Piecing Together the Reports, and Deciding What to Publish — The articles published today are based on thousands of United States military incident and intelligence reports — records of engagements, mishaps, intelligence on enemy activity and other events from the war in Afghanistan …
Discussion: George's Bottom Line, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, FishbowlNY, CJR, Guardian, Media is a Plural, Mediaite, The Awl, Editors Weblog, Fast Company, FP Passport, New York Observer, Vanity Fair, Matt McAlister, Online NewsHour, Daily Kos, The Wrap, Jon Slattery, The Wire, Journalism.co.uk, BBC News, CNN, The Daily Beast, Embargo Watch, Hot Air, The Politico and At War
George Stephanopoulos / George's Bottom Line: Whistleblower Blasts Wikileaks: ‘Irresponsible’ …
Christi Parsons / Los Angeles Times: White House decries WikiLeaks' release of Afghan war documents
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: The New York Times' Thorny Task in Reporting Wikileaks' Intelligence Documents
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: Gaining Readers' Confidence In the WikiLeaks Dump
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Why Wikileaks, and the newspapers, were right to publish
Jon Bershad / Mediaite: Hacker Who Turned In Source Of Secret WikiLeaks Documents Explains Damage Done
Choire / The Awl: The Wikileaks Data: Where to Start
Stefanie Chernow / Editors Weblog: WikiLeaks floods again with the help of major newspapers
Jenara Nerenberg / Fast Company: Julian Assange of Wikileaks Promotes Print, Disses Digital in Latest Leak
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair: Welcome to the Wikileaks News Week
Maureen Hoch / Online NewsHour: Monday: Thousands of Documents Leaked on Afghan War; BP Eyes Leadership Shift
DemFromCT / Daily Kos: Your Abbreviated Pundit Round-up
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: WikiLeaks Floods Media With Classified War Documents
Joe Weisenthal / The Wire: Get Ready For One Day Of Talk About Afghanistan, Ten Days Of Talk …
Joel Gunter / Journalism.co.uk: Afghanistan war logs: Wikileaks publishes 90,000 classified documents
Leslie H. Gelb / The Daily Beast: What the WikiLeaks Documents Really Reveal
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Wikileaks May Have Just Changed the Media, Too
Wikileaks May Have Just Changed the Media, Too
Discussion: ProPublica, CJR, Guardian, Democracy Now, Mediaite, CNET News, Law Blog, The Daily Dish, The Nation, Danger Room, This Just In, NPR, Riptide 2.0, broadstuff, BBC News, Fast Company, FM Blog, Threat Level and Wonkette
Joshua Foust / CJR: The Assange Leaks — What's new about the WikiLeaks data?
Jo Adetunji / Guardian: Wikileaks founder: more revelations to come
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite: WikiLeaks Vs. Pentagon Papers: What's The Comparison?
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Transcript: Wikileaks Afghanistan docs ‘alarming’
Ashby Jones / Law Blog: Pentagon Papers II? On WikiLeaks and the First Amendment
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: The Unwinnable War II: Didn't We Know All This Already?
John Nichols / The Nation: Dan Ellsberg (and Tom Jefferson) …
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room: WikiLeaks Drops 90,000 War Docs; Fingers Pakistan as Insurgent Ally
Mallory Simon / This Just In: What leaked documents are telling us about Afghan war
C.W. Anderson / NPR: What's The Appeal Of Wikileaks?
Christine Borges / Riptide 2.0: Biggest Government Leak in History Attributed to the Internet, WikiLeaks
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: New Wikileaks to Old Channels
John Battelle / FM Blog: Monday Signal: Summertime, and The Linkin' Is Easy...
Kevin Poulsen / Threat Level: Wikileaks Releases Stunning Afghan War Logs — Is Iraq Next?
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
NYT defends publishing leaked military records
NYT defends publishing leaked military records
Discussion: FishbowlNY, Guardian, New York Observer, The New Yorker Blog, BBC News, The Caucus, ProPublica, Mediaite and New York Times
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: Wikileaks: Stay Tuned, We Have Much More
Michael Clarke / Guardian: Afghanistan war logs: Civilians have paid the price for failed military policy |
Zeke Turner / New York Observer: The New Pentagon Papers: 90,000 Firsthand Reports from Afghanistan …
Janie Lorber / The Caucus: Early Word: Wikileaked
Nick Davies / Guardian:
Afghanistan war logs: Story behind biggest leak in intelligence history
Afghanistan war logs: Story behind biggest leak in intelligence history
Discussion: Gawker, blogs.telegraph.co.uk, Beehive City, Spiegel Online, Swampland, AOL, Americas, The Daily Beast, Mashable!, Washington Post, New York Times, The Politico, Christian Science Monitor, FP Passport, Politics Daily, DailyFinance, J-Source, New York Magazine, The Next Web and Jon Slattery
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: The Wikileaks ‘War Logs’ Media Backlash Is Here
Tim Glanfield / Beehive City: Twitter Trends: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, UK Film Council & Rick Ross
Michael Crowley / Swampland: What the Wikileak Means for the Afghanistan War
Ela Stapley / Americas: Wikileaks exposes truth behind Afghan war
Philip Shenon / The Daily Beast: Did Bradley Manning Act Alone?
Issam Ahmed / Christian Science Monitor: WikiLeaks report fictitious, says Pakistan's ex-spy chief Hamid Gul
Blake Hounshell / FP Passport: The logs of war: Do the Wikileaks documents really tell us anything new?
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance: WikiLeaks and The New York Times: Why Size Matters
Josh Duboff / New York Magazine: Trove of Secret Military Documents Offers Grim Picture of Afghan War
Michael Klurfeld / The Next Web: Wikileaks Publishes Massive Dump of Military Records
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Misleading Stories About Race Raise Questions — In the last couple of days, Andrew Breitbart, a conservative Web site operator, has been called a liar, a provocateur, a propagandist — and even a race-baiter. But he says he knows who the true race-baiters are: some Democratic activists.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: ‘MSM have let the Breitbarts of the world become their assignment editors’
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard: Breitbart and the story-withdrawal litmus test
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line: No, both sides don't do what Breitbart does: Part II
Kos / Daily Kos: Both sides DON'T do it
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: 5 things we learned from the Shirley Sherrod affair
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: Times Suddenly Concerned About Journalistic Credibility - At Fox News Anyway
David Carr / New York Times:
The Media Equation: The Provocateurs as Journalists in the Sherrod Case — Journalism, even in its most traditional forms, is not always neutral. Did reporters and editors at The Washington Post spend two hard years coming up with its “Top Secret America” series, a comprehensive pat …
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post: Enough right-wing propaganda
Charles Kaiser / The Hillman Foundation blogs: Winners & Sinners: Sherrod Edition
Jeffrey Weiss / Politics Daily: The Whole Truth About Shirley Sherrod's ‘Sermon’
Fxshaw / Glass House: Sticky Lies & The Speed of Truth
Ann Althouse / Althouse: A question about the Shirley Sherrod incident and taking things out of context.
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: Now That's Funny: NYT Columnist Accuses Other Media Outlets of ‘Tilting the Field’
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Media's new ‘permanent crusade’
Daniel Lyons / Newsweek:
Arianna's Answer — The Huffington Post may have figured out the future of journalism. But it's going to be a very difficult future. — Arianna Huffington at her home in July. — If you had to declare a winner among Internet media companies today, the victor easily would be Arianna Huffington.
Discussion: New York Observer, About.com Journalism, Inc.com, Romenesko, DailyFinance and tag me with a spoon
Zeke Turner / New York Observer: Writing About The Huffington Post is Difficult
Kasey Wehrum / Inc.com: A Parliament of Night-Owl Entrepreneurs
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance: Fact-Checking Arianna Huffington: Afghanistan Edition
Nancy Franklin / New Yorker:
SNAPPED CABLE — The comings and goings at CNN. — It's a truism in the news business that reporters and their employers should avoid becoming the story. It used to be a truism, anyway, but in the new world of technology and transparency that's not possible.
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Waking Up a Sleepy Journal — For years National Journal has been perfectly content as an insider's handbook to Washington, a sleepy weekly magazine written primarily for lobbyists and lawmakers that marched to its own beat. — Its owner, David Bradley, said that he had always found National Journal …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Monday's ‘Day One’ For Bob Sauerberg As President Of New Conde Nast — Bob Sauerberg's field promotion to president of Condé Nast was a surprise— and yet, after watching him in action with CEO Chuck Townsend a few weeks ago, it isn't much of a shock.
Discussion: AdAge, Poynter Online and Canadian Magazines
Rajeev Goel / AdAge: What Conde Nast Must Know Before Betting on Paid Content
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Conde Nast reports 182,000 paid iPad app downloads
Rance Crain / AdAge:
The Real Scoop on Ad Age in the ‘Mad Men’ Era — Our Cameo in AMC Drama Skims Over Real-Life Drama of the '60s-Era Newsroom — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Legendary and irascible adman George Lois contends that “Mad Men,” which began its new season Sunday, “misrepresents the advertising industry …
Discussion: The Wire, Variety, Speakeasy, Broadcasting & Cable, TVWeek.com and TV Squad
Ben Popper / The Wire: 5 Small Business Lessons From The “Mad Men” Premiere
Rick Kissell / Variety: 2.9 million watch ‘Mad Men’ premiere
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: ‘Mad Men’ Ratings Up
Anna Dimond / TV Squad: ‘Mad Men’ Got Ad Age All Wrong, Says Exec
Shira Ovide / Wall Street Journal:
At Tribune Co., Leaving Behind Bankruptcy and Old Ways — Tribune Co. Chief Executive Randy Michaels wants to remake the 163-year-old media company. But first he has to steer it out of bankruptcy. — Mr. Michaels, a veteran radio executive, was hired by investor Sam Zell to run Tribune's Internet …
Discussion: blogs.vocalo.org, Romenesko, Company Town, Gawker and eMedia Vitals
Blythe Haaga / blogs.vocalo.org: Chicago in the national news: 7/26
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: ‘Inception’ …
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: TV News Without Anchors, Reporters Will Save the Tribune Co.
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: At Tribune Co., leaving behind old ways
Aaron Gell / New York Observer:
The Observer Hires Online Editor — The New York Observer has hired a new online managing editor. — Aaron Gell will come to Observer.com from a stint as editor-in-chief of Hemispheres, the inflight magazine for United Airlines, which he relaunched in 2009 to glowing reviews.
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
NBCU Creates Its Own Ad Network — NBCU has created its answer to an online ad network—though one comprised solely of its owned-and-operated sites. — Called Universal Audience Platform (UAP), the group, which will have its own logo and staff, will be headed by Nick Johnson, svp, NBCU Digital Media Sales.
Discussion: rbr.com, Media Buyer Planner, NewTeeVee, The Wrap, paidContent, MediaPost and TVWeek.com
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: NBCU Ad Network, iOScars, Overture Films
John Consoli / The Wrap: NBCU Launches New Digital Ad Network
David Kaplan / paidContent: NBCU Unveils Audience-Based Ad Net
Wayne Friedman / MediaPost: MediaDailyNews: NBCU Creates Digital Ad Network
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Google Music takes a step closer to reality — Google's plan to challenge Apple's dominance in the music marketplace is advancing more rapidly than expected, say music industry sources. — The search giant's Android whiz, VP Andy Rubin, is said to be having “accelerated” …
Discussion: Fortune, paidContent and The Next Web, more at Techmeme »
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google hits up Harry Fox for Christmas music store launch?
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: Google's Mobile Music Store Could Launch This Winter
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Google Music Launching This Year?
Devin Dwyer / ABCNEWS:
President Obama to Appear on ABC's ‘The View’ — Will Become First Sitting U.S. President to Visit Daytime TV Talk Show — President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit a daytime TV talk show when he tapes an interview Wednesday with ABC's “The View.”
Discussion: ArtsBeat, Associated Press, NY Daily News, New York Magazine, The Daily Caller, Gothamist and The Atlantic Online
Brian Stelter / ArtsBeat: President Obama to Appear on ‘The View’
Frazier Moore / Associated Press: Obama to appear on ABC's ‘The View’ on Thursday
Jen Chung / Gothamist: BFD: Obama In NYC For Wednesday View Taping
Kevin Fallon / The Atlantic Online: President Obama to Appear on ... ‘The View’?
Sam Anderson / New York Magazine:
The James Franco Project — Movie star, conceptual artist, fiction writer, grad student, cipher—he's turned a Hollywood career into an elaborate piece of performance art. But does it mean anything? A critical investigation, with bathroom break. — 1. The Wink — “Franco is here.
Discussion: Jezebel and New York Observer
Molly Fischer / New York Observer: James Franco, Queer Theorist?
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Federal judge says you can break DRM if you're not doing so to infringe copyright — Here's some remarkable news: a judge in a New Orleans-based 5th Circuit Appeals Court has ruled that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's ban on breaking DRM only applies if you break DRM in order to violate copyright law.
Discussion: Gizmodo, more at Techmeme »
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Federal Judge: OK to Break DRM for Fair Use
Kevin Allocca / FishbowlNY:
WSJ's Alan Murray Talks Online Growth — A lot has changed since Wall Street Journal deputy managing editor and executive editor, online Alan Murray joined the paper in 1983. We sat down with Murray as a part of our Media Beat interview series to get his perspective on the growth of the organization's web presence.
Discussion: Talking Biz News and mediabistro.com
Blake Gernstetter / mediabistro.com: WSJ's Alan Murray Talks Online Growth
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Blip.tv Develops Pre-roll That Offers Free Downloads on Other Devices — Start-up's Video Ads Help Wieden Get Game Demos in Front of Xbox Users — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — What if your pre-roll video ads were more than just repurposed-for-the-web-TV spots, the kind agencies have in spades?
Ryan Chittum / CJR:
“The Word Was Polo; The Man, Ralph Lauren” — Place those special sections, gleefully, in the recycle pile unread — One of the dirty little secrets of the newspaper business is that you should almost never bother to read a special section. — When I was at The Wall Street Journal, “tab stories” were a sort of joke.
Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
Authors criticize agency's e-book deal with Amazon — NEW YORK - A literary agency's decision to publish e-editions of “Lolita,” “Invisible Man” and other classics and sell them exclusively through Amazon.com received a mixed response from the Authors Guild, which represents thousands of published writers.
Discussion: New York Observer
Molly Fischer / New York Observer: Authors Guild on Odyssey Editions: ‘Weird’
Hendrik Hertzberg / New Yorker:
Finding “Top Secret America.” — These are hard times for newspapers, and not just the Times. America's other iconic daily of the past half-century, the Washington Post, has been doing a long, slow fade, speeded up lately by the Great Recession. The Post's weekday circulation is barely …
Discussion: On Media's Blog, The New Yorker Blog, Romenesko and Ask the Author
Patrick Gavin / On Media's Blog: Dana Priest's busy week
Rollo Romig / The New Yorker Blog: Off the Shelf: Trevor Paglen's “Invisible”
The New Yorker / Ask the Author: Ask the Author Live: Hendrik Hertzberg
Rosie Baker / New Media Age:
UK consumers unlikely to pay for content, says research — UK consumers are less willing to pay for digital content than others around the world, according to research from KPMG. — Brits are, however, more willing to accept targeted advertising on computers and mobile devices and share our personal profile data.
Discussion: Telegraph, Shaping the Future … and The Independent
Emma Barnett / Telegraph: 'Majority of UK web users won't pay for online content'
Nick Clark / The Independent: UK less likely to pay for online content
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Meebo Toolbar Gaining Popularity With Publishers — When Meebo launched five years ago, the plan was to create a Web destination where users could aggregate all of their instant messaging communications in one place. — But over the past year, the company has rolled out an increasingly popular toolbar …