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 …
C.W. Anderson / NPR: What's The Appeal Of Wikileaks?
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Transcript: Wikileaks Afghanistan docs ‘alarming’
Janie Lorber / The Caucus: Early Word: Wikileaked
Kristen Chick / Christian Science Monitor: WikiLeaks report harms national security in Afghanistan, says White House
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: Gaining Readers' Confidence In the WikiLeaks Dump
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online: On the AfPak / Wikileaks Documents
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: The New York Times' Thorny Task in Reporting Wikileaks' Intelligence Documents
Glenn Thrush / The Politico: Jones: WikiLeaks “irresponsible,” hid story
Robert Dreyfuss / The Nation: The WikiLeaks Papers and the Pakistani Intelligence-Taliban Connection
Fred Kaplan / Slate:
No one who's been paying attention should be surprised by the WikiLeaks documents about the war in Afghanistan. — Just because some documents are classified doesn't mean that they're news or even necessarily interesting. A case in point is the cache of 92,000 secret documents …
Discussion: Fast Company, ProPublica, George Brock, Law Blog, CJR and Gawker
Ashby Jones / Law Blog: Pentagon Papers II? On WikiLeaks and the First Amendment
Joshua Foust / CJR: The Assange Leaks — What's new about the WikiLeaks data?
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: The Wikileaks ‘War Logs’ Media Backlash Is Here
Joel Meares / CJR:
WaPo, Time, and Others Play Catch-up on WikiLeaks — What to do when you don't get the exclusive — Whereas The New York Times, The Guardian, and Der Spiegel had a four week heads-up on the 91,000-document WikiLeaks dump, the rest of the media found themselves playing catch-up when the big story went live on Sunday.
Discussion: Time, Los Angeles Times and Swampland
Michael Scherer / Time: WikiLeaks Throws Obama Off Message (Once Again) on Afghanistan
Christi Parsons / Los Angeles Times: White House decries WikiLeaks' release of Afghan war documents
Joe Klein / Swampland: The Wikileaks Tet Offensive
Jay Rosen / PressThink:
The Afghanistan War Logs Released by Wikileaks, the World's …
The Afghanistan War Logs Released by Wikileaks, the World's …
Discussion: Guardian, Media Decoder, msnbc.com, ProPublica, New York Times, Rebooting The News, GroundReport.com, Spiegel Online, CJR, Danger Room, Democracy Now, Journalism.co.uk, Mother Jones, Yahoo! News, Los Angeles Times, Hot Air, Open Culture, The Daily Caller, J-Source, Threat Level, Reinventing the Newsroom, BAGnewsNotes, Mediaite, Falafel Mafia, The Nation, Vast Wasteland, WebNewser, International Media, BuzzMachine, ReadWriteWeb, Mashable!, Media Nation, FishbowlNY, The First Post, The Huffington Post, BBC News, On Media's Blog, CNBC, Salon, PRNewser, Press Gazette, Boing Boing, Media News, Fast Company, Wonkette, The Atlantic Online, CNET News and pourmecoffee
David Carr / Media Decoder: Behind ‘War Logs,’ a New Kind of Alliance
Michael Isikoff / msnbc.com: Review of WikiLeaks docs sees no smoking gun
Joel Meares / CJR: Same Docs, Different Stories
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room: Are the WikiLeaks War Docs Overhyped Old News?
Journalism.co.uk: Wikileaks editor Julian Assange says there is ‘more to come’ after Afghanistan leak
Adam Weinstein / Mother Jones: WikiLeaks' Afghan Documents and Me
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: WikiLeaks uses old, new media to publish documents
Mary McGuire / J-Source: WikiLeaks challenges news practices
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite: WikiLeaks Vs. Pentagon Papers: What's The Comparison?
Neal Ungerleider / Falafel Mafia: Wikileaks, journalism and me
John Nichols / The Nation: Dan Ellsberg (and Tom Jefferson) …
Alex Weprin / WebNewser: Wikileaks ‘War Logs’ Present a 21st Century Problem
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: What if there are no secrets?
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: Making sense of the WikiLeaks documents
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
Glenn Greenwald / Salon: The WikiLeaks Afghanistan leak
Joe Ciarallo / PRNewser: WikiLeaks Show Power of an Exclusive
PA Mediapoint / Press Gazette: Huge leak of US Military files posted on Wikileaks
European Journalism Centre / Media News: US says Wikileaks could ‘threaten national security’
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: Wikileaks May Have Just Changed the Media, Too
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.
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
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post: Enough right-wing propaganda
Charles Kaiser / The Hillman Foundation blogs: Winners & Sinners: Sherrod Edition
Jason Linkins / The Huffington Post: Sherrod Scandal Is A Conservative Problem, Argue Brian Stelter And Greg Sargent
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: Times Suddenly Concerned About Journalistic Credibility - At Fox News Anyway
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: 5 things we learned from the Shirley Sherrod affair
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 …
Rick Kissell / Variety: 2.9 million watch ‘Mad Men’ premiere
Ben Popper / The Wire: 5 Small Business Lessons From The “Mad Men” Premiere
Jim Edwards / Advertising Analysis RSS: Mad Men as Rorschach Test: Media Execs See Only Themselves in AMC's Hit Show
Adam Kleinberg / iMediaConnection Blog: Mad Men comes back to TV. But what about real life?
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: ‘Mad Men’ Ratings Up
Anna Dimond / TV Squad: ‘Mad Men’ Got Ad Age All Wrong, Says Exec
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?
Justin Osofsky / Facebook Developers:
Working with Media Organizations to Build Social News — Small blogs to major media organizations focus on producing great content and surfacing it to the right people. Facebook Platform offers the ability to supplement this content by making the experience more social …
Discussion: Online Journalism Blog and WebNewser
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog: Facebook's tips for journalists and publishers
E.B. Boyd / WebNewser: Facebook Wants to Work with Media Companies
David Roeder / Chicago Sun Times:
Examiner finds fraud evidence in Tribune sale — An examiner probing Sam Zell's buyout of the Tribune Co. in late 2007 has found evidence of “dishonesty” in the deal's latter stages, a conclusion that could throw the company's 20-month-old bankruptcy case into turmoil.
Tim King / Prospect Magazine:
The battle for Le Monde — Le Monde is France's “journal de reference,” where you go not for news but for an opinion on the news: profound reflections in weighty prose. But, like the printed press everywhere, it's losing readers fast, from 406,000 nine years ago to 288,000 last year.
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
BlogBeat: The New Yorker Is Working on a Profile of Nick Denton — After a long hiatus, the column that cost this company a cool mil in advertising has returned! BlogBeat is back, and this week, we're coming out swinging. The New Yorker's working on a forthcoming profile …
Sarah Hughes / Guardian: Women's website Jezebel takes on Jon Stewart's Daily Show
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Reality Show Payrolls Rise With Stardom — Snooki had kissed The Situation, Ronnie had hugged Sammi goodbye and the cameras had stopped rolling. Last summer, “Jersey Shore” wasn't yet a runaway hit; it was just another reality show in the works for MTV. Nonetheless, the show's executive producer …
Daniel Lyons / Newsweek:
Read On — Why the iPad hasn't killed the Kindle. — Amazon's Kindle e-reader is a terrific device, but a lot of people, myself included, figured that once Apple's iPad came out, the poor little Kindle would be toast. The first thing I did at the iPad introduction event was snap …
Wilson Rothman / msnbc.com: E-book reader devices on verge of identity crisis
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Partisan Tools At Journo-List And Trig — Remember all those liberals and lefties huffily denouncing this blog's attempts to make sense of Sarah Palin's bizarre stories about the pregnancy and birth of her alleged fifth child? I was nuts, crazy, vile, disgusting, etc etc to indulge in what Dave Weigel …
Glynnis MacNicol / Mediaite: Sarah Palin, Trig, And Journolist...Did Your Head Explode Yet?
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: MediaPost, Fortune, MacStories, The Next Web and paidContent, more at Techmeme »
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Google's Music Service Is Closer Than It Appears
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google hits up Harry Fox for Christmas music store launch?
Cody Fink / MacStories: Google Gaining Momentum with ‘iTunes Killer’
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Google Music Launching This Year?
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: Google's Mobile Music Store Could Launch This Winter
New York Times:
Disney Seeks $40 Million in Advance on Miramax — LOS ANGELES — An investment group that includes the construction executive Ronald N. Tutor must make a nonrefundable $40 million payment toward the purchase of Miramax Films from the Walt Disney Company by Wednesday to move forward with a deal, according to people briefed on the sale.
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter
Julie Bosman / Media Decoder:
Evanovich Takes Her Bounty to Random House — The blockbuster novelist Janet Evanovich has taken her scrappy bounty-hunter heroine Stephanie Plum to Random House, leaving her longtime publisher, St. Martin's Press, after more than two months of contract negotiations fell through.
Discussion: New York Observer
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
Ellie Behling / eMedia Vitals:
How publishers curate the world of content — It's nothing new that many news websites augment their own content with repackaged content from around the Web, but the applications have evolved along with the technology. Content providers are experimenting with all sort of ways for editors …
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.
Blake Gernstetter / mediabistro.com: WSJ's Alan Murray Talks Online Growth
Harper's Magazine Names Ellen Rosenbush Editor — NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—John R. MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper's Magazine, today announced that Ellen Rosenbush would become editor of the 160-year-old monthly, effective immediately. Rosenbush has served as the acting editor since February 1.
Discussion: Romenesko, New York Observer, Crain's New York Business, FishbowlNY and The Wire
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Rosenbush named Harper's Magazine editor
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: Harper's Magazine Acting Editor Rosenbush Becomes Actual Harper's Magazine Editor
Antonina Jedrzejczak / The Wire: Harper's Magazine Appoints Its First Ever Female Editor
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?