Dawn C. Chmielewski / Los Angeles Times:
News Corp. plans national newspaper for tablet computers and cellphones — It's the latest bid by a major media company to build readership using new devices such as the iPad. The new publication would offer short, snappy stories and operate under the auspices of the New York Post.
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: News Corp. to Launch National iPad Paper
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: News Corp's iPad ‘Newspaper’ Will Be Different, Somehow
Ed Pilkington / Guardian: Murdoch ‘to launch US digital paper’
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online: The Future of the News App
Leah McBride Mensching / Shaping the Future …: News Corp. plans national U.S. newspaper for tablets and mobiles
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Murdoch plans a national newspaper for tablets, cellphones
Orion Jones / Big Think: The Newspaper Goes Digital and You'll Have to Buy It
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: News Corp. Developing National Newspaper for iPad
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Rupert Murdoch Is Building a Newspaper for Your iPad
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: The resurrection will be (slightly) delayed
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Murdoch planning national paper for tablets
The huge obstacles facing Murdoch's new tablet newspaper — Rupert Murdoch is launching a new national newspaper, which will be “distributed exclusively as paid content for tablet computers such as Apple's iPad and mobile phones”. — The interesting thing here is the “paid content” part …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Katherine Heisler / eMedia Vitals: News Corp. plans national newspaper for tablets and cellphones
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider:
Meet The Print Guy Who Will Lead Rupert Murdoch's Digital Newspaper — Rupert Murdoch is planning to launch a paid national US newspaper that will be exclusively available on tablets and mobile phones, one with its own resources and reporting staff, and that will rival papers like The New York Times and USA Today.
Rachel Sklar / Mediaite:
Fair Use: Okay, Let's Talk About It — It is a pet peeve of mine when people throw around arguments citing “Fair Use” and yet fail to actually explain what a fair use argument actually is. So it was mostly for that reason that I was annoyed by Jeff Bercovici's misleading, poorly-reasoned post yesterday on AOL's Daily Finance.
Discussion: Romenesko, Inside Cable News, Runnin' Scared, Silicon Alley Insider and DailyFinance
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Mediaite's Sklar responds to Bercovici's fair use post
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider: Mediaite Fires Back About Use Of Video Clips, Calls Out “AOL Hypocrisy”
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance: Dan Abrams' Mediaite.com Tests the Limits of Fair Use
Laura McGann / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Knight Foundation's new biz consultant thinks news startups can learn from outside of journalism — When Nick Denton sent out an email to his Gawker empire in April 2008 announcing the sale of the popular political site Wonkette, it came as a shock to those of us who so closely identified Wonkette with the Gawker brand.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
The Secrets Behind a Viral Web Hit-And the Huffington Post's Success — Everyone who makes stuff for the Web wants it to go “viral.” But you can't just make your stuff go viral-anyone who actually found out how to do that would be very, very rich. — Still, there are ways to increase your chances of making stuff go viral.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Boing Boing, New York Magazine and The Wire
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Five Rules For How To Make Things Go Viral (TCTV)
Nitasha Tiku / New York Magazine: A Foolproof Guide to Going Viral
Alyson Shontell / The Wire: How To Make Your Content Go Viral (Secrets Of HuffPo And BuzzFeed …
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Facebook Launching Official Live Streaming Channel: Facebook Live — Today at 3 PM PST (6 EST), Facebook will unveil its new official live video streaming channel, Facebook Live. To kick off the launch, actress America Ferrera will stop by Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto …
Discussion: MediaPost, Fast Company, The Next Web, All Facebook and MarketingVOX, more at Techmeme »
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Facebook Launching Live Video Channel
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Facebook Live: Vokle, Livestream and Facebook respond.
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Officially Announces Facebook Live
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Can Miso, Philo and Tunerfish Compete With CBS' Social TV App? — Social TV is all the rage these days, with startups like Bazaar Labs and Philo pushing apps that allow Foursquare-like check in functionality and virtual rewards while letting users tell their friends what they're watching.
Discussion: CBS Corporation
Andrew Wallenstein / Hollywood Rewired:
CBS Interactive's TV.com enters social-TV race with Relay (exclusive)
CBS Interactive's TV.com enters social-TV race with Relay (exclusive)
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
MTV, Universal Call Truce in Digital Rights Battle for VMAs — Talks With Vevo Still at an Impasse, but Label Gives MTV.com Temporary Break so Viewers Can Vote on Videos — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — MTV and Universal Music Group have kissed and made up — temporarily.
Discussion: Crain's New York Business
Erik Huggers / BBC:
HTML5, open standards, and the BBC — Recent commentary on this blog has suggested that our use of Flash on BBC iPlayer and across BBC Online in general, betrays our commitment to open standards. Is this a reasonable assumption? I do not think so. — Open standards have always been part of the BBC's DNA.
Discussion: paidContent, NetNewsCheck Latest, NewTeeVee and WebNewser, more at Techmeme »
Robert Andrews / paidContent: BBC: HTML5 Is Not Ready For Video And Sailing Off-Course
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: BBC: HTML5 ‘Starting to Sail Off-Course’
David Cohen / WebNewser: BBC Director of Future Media and Technology Erik Huggers Offers Few Details on Cuts
Ian Shapira / Story Lab:
Print guy learns video—how's he doing? — For the last several weeks, I've been leading a double life in journalism. During the weekdays, I've been doing essentially the same job at The Washington Post for the last ten years — churning out feature and news stories for our print editions and website.
Serkan Toto / CrunchGear:
How Is 3D TV Doing? Some Data From Japan — Think what you want about 3D TV, but it's here already, and we've just seen the beginning. But are people actually buying the devices, as a few dozen models are now available in the US, Japan and other places?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: 3DTV Still Not Big in Japan
The Huffington Post:
The Problem With Financial Journalism — What's Your Reaction: … The peculiar sport of fox hunting was described by Oscar Wilde as “the unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable.” I feel a similar aphorism can be applied to most financial journalism: “The unspeakable perusing the unreadable.”
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Demand Media Faces Harsh Spotlight En Route to IPO — Updated: Whenever a company files for an initial public offering (IPO) — particularly in the IPO-starved technology sector — it gets put under a microscope, since it's the first chance observers have to see the actual numbers behind the business.
Discussion: BoomTown, Beyond Search and Silicon Alley Insider
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Has Demand Media Been Nipped By Googzilla?
Byrne Hobart / Silicon Alley Insider: Demand Media's IPO: Everything You Need To Know
Joel Meares / CJR:
Q & A: New York Times Reporter Michael Powell — “My tendency is to want to go longer, to zig rather than zag.” — The New York Times's Michael Powell leapt from the metro pages to the business section this May—a place he never saw himself while a student at the Columbia J-School in the early 1980s.
Discussion: New York Observer
Jane Hu / The Awl:
Have Editors and Writers Always Hated Each Other? — After publishing Richard Morgan's account of his life as a freelance writer, we heard from someone who'd been both a freelance writer and an editor at a major newspaper. “Was there a time, a long time ago, when editors and writers weren't at war with one another?” he asked.
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Which White House reporters had lunch with Obama? — Reporters wouldn't say yesterday who joined President Obama for an off the record lunch at the White House. — And The Upshot noted the irony, given that news organizations have been at the forefront of the fight to make White House visitor logs public.
Discussion: Gawker, Hot Air and Media Decoder
Jim Newell / Gawker: White House Reporters Too Scared to Admit Attending Obama's Off-the-Record Lunch
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: With Off-the-Record Lunch, Obama Extends a Hand
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
Trinity Mirror's Birmingham Mail Linking Out To Local Bloggers... It's been clear, for at least three years now, that local papers, which have been laying off editorial staff, should probably welcome in the amateur news sites sprouting in their patches. — Now Trinity Mirror's Birmingham Mail is doing it.
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter:
Gregory Brothers of ‘Bed Intruder’ Fame Discuss TV Pilot, Antoine Dodson — Even if you don't spend a lot of time online, you've probably heard “Bed Intruder,” the similar “Double Rainbow” song, or the “Auto-Tune the News” series at some point over the past year.