Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Fareed Zakaria Is Leaving Newsweek — We hear that Fareed Zakaria, arguably the biggest name on Newsweek's masthead, has decided to leave the magazine at the end of September. The news was announced to the magazine's sales team yesterday, a source told us. — Newsweek did not immediately return calls and emails for comment.
Discussion: Yahoo! News, Inside Cable News and Romenesko
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Fareed Zakaria is leaving Newsweek
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Report: Zakaria to leave Newsweek next month
David Carr / Media Decoder:
Zakaria Jumping to Time From Newsweek — Time magazine will announce Thursday that Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post and Newsweek and editor of Newsweek's international editon, has been named a contributing editor for Time and will write a column for the magazine every other week.
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Google TV Is a Tough Sell Among Would-Be Partners — Google Inc. is launching a campaign to line up TV networks' support for its new Google TV software, but many remain reluctant to partner with a service that encroaches on their turf. — The service will allow people to watch and search cable …
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Report: Google TV struggling to find partners
Jonny Evans / Jonny Evans's blog: Networks resist Google TV as Apple switches on
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Networks Proving A Tough Sell For Google TV (Surprise!)
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google having trouble landing the big fish for GoogleTV?
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Is Google TV Being Blocked By the Networks?
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Google Having Trouble Convincing Broadcasters to Hop On Board the Google TV Train
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Hollywood Deathly Afraid Of Google TV's Potential To Upend Television Business
Dawn Kawamoto / DailyFinance: TV Networks Balk at Supplying Google TV
Jessica Guynn / Los Angeles Times:
Google TV undergoes a trial by partisans
Google TV undergoes a trial by partisans
Discussion: The Big Picture
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
What's Wrong With “X Is Dead” — Technologies die violent deaths less often than we think. — This is the basic problem with the Chris Anderson-anchored Wired cover story, “The Web is Dead.” If you think about technology as a series of waves, each displacing the last …
Discussion: PC World, TechCrunch, @vanelsas, Podcasting News, Bits, Gizmodo, Poynter Online, Infocult and Wired, more at Techmeme »
John P. Mello Jr / PC World: The Web Is Dead. Who Cares?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: When Wrong, Call Yourself Prescient Instead
Alexander van Elsas / @vanelsas: The Wired website will soon be “no longer needed”
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Wired Figures Out How To Lie With Statistics, Or PODCASTING KILLED THE WEB!!!!
Nick Bilton / Bits: Is the Web Dying? It Doesn't Look That Way
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: The iPhone Killed the Open Web, Again
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Wired: The Web is dead
Bryan Alexander / Infocult: Killing the Web — The Web is dead, proclaims this Wired article.
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Wired Says ‘The Web is Dead’ — On Its Increasingly Profitable Website — Chris Anderson will generate plenty of chatter with his “The Web is Dead” Wired cover, foretold here previously. Fair enough; that's what a smart magazine editor does. But all the more reason to note the rich ironies in his eulogy.
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog: The Web is dead, or not — The real danger of Wired Magazine's story …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The Tragic Death of Practically Everything
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Wired Declares ‘The Web is Dead’; the Web Responds
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: ‘Wired’ Puts Web On Death Watch
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: Is the web really dead? — Influential technology magazine Wired …
Chris Anderson / Wired: The Web Is Dead? A Debate
Tim Edwards / The First Post: Web hits back at Wired's ‘Web is dead’ issue
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: The web is dead, long live the internet
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Wired's last schtick is dead. Long live....
Jason Kottke / kottke.org: The web's symbiotic link to Brett Favre's career
Nate Freeman / New York Observer: Wired's ‘The Web Is Dead’ Argument Is Probably Stronger on an iPad
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Auton on the go at Time Inc. — Shakeups are already underway at Time Inc. in advance of Ann Moore's exit and Jack Griffin's arrival from Meredith as the new CEO. — Sylvia Auton, executive vice president in charge of Time Inc.'s Lifestyle Group, which includes Real Simple and Southern Living …
Discussion: Mediaite, Romenesko, Media Week, MinOnline and The Wire
Steven Jessop / Mediaite: Newsmax Media Putting $2 Million Into Expansion Project
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Newsmax to put more journalists in NY, Washington
Steve Cohn / MinOnline: Time Inc.'s Auton Moving Back to London
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
News Corp. defends $1 million donation to Republican Governors Association — Rupert Murdoch, who has never been shy about making his political views known, has voted with his sizable checkbook. — Murdoch's News Corp. has made a $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association …
Keach Hagey / The Politico: Fox parent's donation causes stir
Philip Bump / Mediaite: News Corp. Enters Into Politics - Explicitly, This Time
Marty / Chickaboomer: Dems' Fault Line
Celeste Katz / The Daily Politics: Wake Up Call
Dawn Osakue / Editors Weblog: Media Links of the Day — Who is to blame for the decline of the World Wide Web?
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Murdoch's News Corp. gives $1 mil. to Republican govs
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Verizon to Put Live TV on the iPad — Verizon unveiled a series of new video applications today, including an upcoming iPad app that will allow FiOS subscribers to watch the same linear programming that is available on their TV screens on their tablet devices.
R. Thomas Umstead / Multichannel: Verizon Sets Live TV iPad App For FiOS
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Verizon Plans to Bring Live TV Streaming to the iPad
Amy Thomson / Bloomberg: Verizon Plans to Let Customers Watch Live TV on IPads
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Live TV Coming To Your iPad Via Verizon
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Verizon Will Use FiOS TV to Stream Live TV to iPad, Video-on-Demand to Other Devices
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Upcoming Verizon FiOS App Turns Your iPad into a TV
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Verizon FiOS will stream live TV, VOD plus your own stuff to TVs …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Verizon to Offer Live TV Streaming to iPad, Limited to Local Wi-Fi Networks
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad getting live TV from.... Verizon
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon to bring live TV to iPad, video-on-demand to PCs and mobile devices
Sam Schechner / Digits: Verizon Shows Off Its Upcoming Entry in TV-on-iPad Race
Miriam Gottfried / Tech Trader Daily: Verizon Bringing Live TV To The iPad, Eventually
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Bloomberg Hunts New Advertisers for Its Other Magazine — Bloomberg Markets, Title for Terminal Users, Gets a Robert Priest Redesign — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Bloomberg has delivered a lot of new attention to Businessweek, which it bought last fall and redesigned this spring …
Discussion: BusinessJournalism.org …
Robin J Phillips / BusinessJournalism.org …: Bloomberg turns back to ... er, Bloomberg
Leon Neyfakh / New York Observer:
OK, Cupid! Baby Angel Alexis Ohanian Comes to New York — There's a new angel in town! 27-year-old Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news aggregation site Reddit.com, is moving to Brooklyn, and he's looking to expand his investment portfolio of early stage start-ups.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Gina Lovett / New Media Age:
News of the World paywall planned for October launch — News International is to put News of the World content behind a paywall by October, with The Sun to follow. — This content is only accessible to subscribers of new media age. Sign in below if you already subscribe to new media age or subscribe now for unrestricted access
Discussion: Guardian, The Next Web and paidContent:UK
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Why readers will shun the News of the World website
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Murdoch's tabloid paywall could be weeks away, but does he really think it can work?
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK: Murdoch's News Of The World Paid Online By October?
Jon Friedman / MarketWatch:
Brian Williams on Katrina, being No. 1 and Couric — Commentary: The NBC anchor is at the top of his game — This is the first of a two-part series about NBC News anchor Brian Williams. — NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Say this about Brian Williams, the anchor of NBC's No. 1-rated “Nightly News” program.
Discussion: Speakeasy, TVNewser and The Huffington Post
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Brian Williams: Katie Couric ‘Always Welcome’ at NBC
Elizabeth Jensen / Media Decoder:
Former Martial Arts Manager Buys PBS ‘Nightly Business Report’ — “Nightly Business Report” on PBS, by some measures the nation's most-watched business newscast, has been acquired from its owner, public station WPBT-TV in Miami, by a private company headed by Mykalai Kontilai …
Discussion: Gawker, TVNewser, Romenesko and Talking Biz News
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Manager of the ‘Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ Buys PBS's ‘Nightly Business Report’
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: PBS' ‘Nightly Business Report’ Gets Acquired
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Ex-martial arts manager buys ‘Nightly Business Report’ on PBS
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: “Nightly Business Report” sold
Lee Margulies / Los Angeles Times:
Dr. Laura to leave radio amid N-word controversy — Schlessinger, under fire since using a racial slur on her radio show, won't renew her contract. ‘I want my 1st Amendment rights back,’ she says, citing threats. — “I want my 1st Amendment rights back, which I can't have on radio without …
Anahad O'Connor / Media Decoder: Dr. Laura Schlessinger to End Radio Show
William Yelles / The Wrap: Dr. Laura Ending Radio Show After N-Word Scandal
Media Matters / Media Matters for America: LA Times , CBSNews.com, NY Times cover Schlessinger's disgraceful end …
Gillian Reagan / Capital New York:
The education of 'Mosque'-tweeter Oz Sultan — Photo by Brian Solis. — “I'm sorry, I've been fasting and it has been a very long day,” Sultan said. — It began when Sultan, the social media consultant hired to help Park51, the Islamic cultural center planned for lower Manhattan …
Discussion: Gawker, Silicon Alley Insider and New York Magazine
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider: Meet The Guy Behind The “Ground Zero Mosque's” Explosive Twitter Feed
Nitasha Tiku / New York Magazine: Is the Ground Zero Mosque Moving?
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
CBS Plans Venture With Reliance in India — The CBS Corporation is entering the fast-growing television market in India in a joint venture with Reliance Broadcast Network. — The venture, called BIG CBS Networks, will initially operate three channels in India, leveraging the large library of English-language shows owned by CBS.
Discussion: rbr.com, The Wrap, Broadcasting & Cable, Variety and Speakeasy
Brent Lang / The Wrap: CBS, Reliance Partner on Indian TV Network
Andrea Morabito / Broadcasting & Cable: CBS To Launch TV Channels In India
Naman Ramachandran / Variety: CBS takes Big step in India
Tripti Lahiri / Speakeasy: A CBS TV Show Line-up for India
Hot, censoring atheists: Google's insight into what punters think about pollies and journos — One of the charms of Google is autocomplete, where it takes a punt on what you're going to ask, based on what the rest of the world has been wondering previously.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: BermanBraun Strikes Big Ad Deal with Starcom — In an interesting move for premium online content, Hollywood's BermanBraun has signed an advertising deal with Starcom MediaVest Group, the media agency unit of advertising giant Publicis Groupe, sources said.
Discussion: MediaPost, paidContent and New York Times
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Starcom-BermanBraun Invests $100 MM In Ad Dollars In Web …
David Kaplan / paidContent: BermanBraun, Starcom Enter Branded Entertainment Deal Worth $100 Million
Brooks Barnes / New York Times: BermanBraun and Starcom to Work Together
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Blockbuster's Digital Chief Attacks Apple, Netflix — “Our goal is to be everywhere that you would imagine there should be movies,” began Kevin Lewis, Blockbuster's head of digital strategy. “That means partnering with every consumer electronics manufacturer on the planet.
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
For YouTube, the Money Is in Music — YouTube is clocking more than three billion monetizable video views with its top 2,500 publishing partners alone every month, according to new data from Tubemogul. The video measurement and monetization startup analyzed the YouTube leaderboards and found …
E.B. Boyd / WebNewser:
5 Questions with John Byrne of BusinessWeek, Fast Company, and Now, C-Change Media — Last week, former BusinessWeek and Fast Company editor John Byrne's new company, C-Change Media, launched the first site in a network he says will become “the Huffington Post of business.”
Discussion: eMedia Vitals blogs and Inc.com
Ron Mwangaguhunga / eMedia Vitals blogs: Poetsandquants: BW editor turns media entrepreneur
Christine Lagorio / Inc.com: The Entrepreneur's New Clothes — Each day, Inc.'s reporters scour …
Matt Kinsman / Folio:
Digital Media Deals Up 68 Percent in First Half 2010 — However, individual valuations decline, according to Peachtree Media Advisors. — The number of digital media deals exploded in the first half of 2010, up 68 percent to 564 while overall value for those deals jumped 117 percent to $9 billion …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Improving EMI Says Digital Music Is Over-Inflated, Too Reliant On iTunes — EMI again isn't detailing how much money it's making from digital in latest earnings, but it is saying estimates for digital growth were too high and labels must ween themselves off iTunes Store...