Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
While you're watching, TiVo watches you — As Hollywood and Madison Avenue debate how best to measure traditional TV and online viewing, TiVo plans to roll out new research that combines both. — Next month TiVo will begin tracking how much time users spend watching Web content …
Discussion: CNET News, MediaPost, Hollywood Reporter, Media Buyer Planner, Multichannel and New York Times
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Content kings control the future of IPTV
Wayne Friedman / MediaPost: TiVo To Track Web Time on TV
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter: TiVo to track Web content usage on TV sets
Todd Spangler / Multichannel: TiVo To Track Broadband Video Watching On TV
Brooks Barnes / New York Times: Sony's Bet on Sticking With Web Shows
New York Times:
In the Living Room, Hooked on Pay TV — It is a fantasy shared by many Americans: dropping cable television and its fat monthly bills and turning instead to the wide-open frontier of Internet video. — Some are finding that the reality is not that simple.
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: The Future of TV Is Not on Cable
Lacey Rose / Moneywood: Furthering Debunking The Cord-Cutting Myth
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Moving Away From Cable TV To Internet-delivered Content 'Overhyped …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: In (Reluctant) Defense of Cable TV
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online: Why Hasn't the Web Killed TV, Yet?
Standupkid / LocalNewser: Could Somebody Give My TV a Reason to Live?
Joel Johnson / Gizmodo: Why Are You Still Subscribing to Cable Television?
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Traditional TV Services Still Tops With Households
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Dish Network Is Joining Other Carriers in Offering Its Content for Online Viewing — The Dish Network this week will begin offering a video portal called DishOnline.com, becoming the latest distributor to provide online benefits to paying subscribers. — All the major cable and satellite carriers …
Discussion: Light Reading, FierceIPTV, NewTeeVee, WebNewser, The Toybox Blog, Neowin.net and Engadget
Steve Donohue / Light Reading: Dish: TV Everywhere Site Is Portal to Growth
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Dish Network Prepping TV Everywhere Site
Jenna Wortham / New York Times: Crowded Field for Bringing Web Video to TVs
David Carr / New York Times:
Faith in Its Shows, on Any Medium
Faith in Its Shows, on Any Medium
Discussion: Wired.co.uk and Kevin Rose
Peter Kirwan / Wired.co.uk: Why TV will outlive newspapers
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Flagship newspapers wane in audience mix — The flagship newspaper produces barely half of the weekday audience delivered by some major metro publishers, according to an analysis of data recently issued by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. — While papers like the Kansas City Star continue …
Discussion: Tower Ticker
Phil Rosenthal / Tower Ticker: WGN-Ch. 9 plans new early morning weekend news
Leo / LOL: The Life of Leo:
Buzz Kill — Something happened tonight that made me question everything I've done with social media since I first joined Twitter in late 2006. — You know me - I'm a complete web whore. I sign up for every site, try every web app, use every service I can find. It's my job, but I also love doing it.
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: News Flash: Social Networks Are About Connecting People
Tom Krazit / Relevant Results: Google Buzz bug spotlights tepid usage
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Epitaph to a failed Social Media Platform
Andy Beard / Niche Marketing: 5 Reasons Buzz Is Google In Startup Mode
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Social media is just fine. You're the one screwing up.
Oliver Marks / Collaboration 2.0 Blog: Online No One Knows You're an Expert...
Steve Mays / smays.com: My blog vs All That Other Stuff
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
Thnks Fr Th Mmrs: The Rise Of Microblogging, The Death Of Posterity
Thnks Fr Th Mmrs: The Rise Of Microblogging, The Death Of Posterity
Discussion: MediaPost, everwas, LOL: The Life of Leo, The Atlantic Wire, The Next Web, Andy Beard and Kristine Lowe, more at Techmeme »
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Shock Revelation: Microblogging Meaningless Waste Of Time!
Ian Kennedy / everwas: Back to Blogging? — Paul Carr - Thnks Fr Th Mmrs …
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: TWiT's Leo Laporte loses faith in social media
Andy Beard / Niche Marketing: Memories & Interactions In Social Media
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online:
How The Seattle Times Is Using Mobile Video, Twitter to Report News Fast — As consumers migrate from the desktop Web and toward mobile apps and devices, media organizations are rushing to figure out what these new tools mean for their operations. — The Seattle Times has been experimenting …
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: Seattle Times speeds coverage using new tools
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
Murdoch's Times Misses A Third Month Of iPad Income — If editions on tablets like iPad are the “game-changer” which may help “transform” newspapers, as Rupert Murdoch put it, then Murdoch and his News International CEO Rebekah Brooks must be pretty upset by progress The Times is making in that regard.
/ Caroline McCarthy:
A Hack's Life — Some thoughts on the odd social position of the journalist, which I've been thinking of putting together for some time now: — As a young business reporter, particularly one covering an industry staffed with interesting and often like-minded people from your set of peers …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Snoop Dogg Mafia Wars Promotional Stunt Breaks Ustream Record With 2 Million Views — One of Zynga's newest game titles, Mafia Wars Las Vegas, kicked off with a bang last week as rap star Snoop Dogg blew up a 4-ton armored truck in the middle of the desert in Nevada.
Discussion: The Snitch, Gizmodo and NewTeeVee
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Time Warner, Apple's iTV, Sony and Crackle
Wall Street Journal:
How WikiLeaks Keeps Its Funding Secret — The controversial website WikiLeaks, which argues the cause of openness in leaking classified or confidential documents, has set up an elaborate global financial network to protect a big secret of its own—its funding.
Discussion: Politics Daily, Harper's and Cryptome
Christopher Weber / Politics Daily: WikiLeaks Not Open About Its Funding Sources
Scott Horton / Harper's: False Charges Ricochet in the War on WikiLeaks
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal:
Harman Ready to Become ‘Institution Builder’ at Newsweek — As founder of the stereo-equipment company that bears his name, Sidney Harman turned a $5,000 investment into what is now a $3-billion-a-year business. Now, at 92 years old, he is attempting what may be an even more difficult feat: reviving Newsweek.
Discussion: National Media, MarketWatch, Gawker, New York Magazine, Romenesko, On Media's Blog and The Atlantic Online
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Bedbugs Overrun the Elle Offices
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Sidney Harman on Seeing Newsweek's Financials for the First Time: ‘Good God!’
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Jane Harman won't inherit Newsweek
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online: The Plan to Save Newsweek
Tom Lowry / Variety:
Eisner: Content still king — Former Disney CEO offers a few thoughts to ‘Variety’ — As Comcast pushes forward with its proposed merger with NBC Universal, Michael Eisner said he is glad to have taught a valuable lesson to the cable operator's top executives, Brian Roberts and Steve Burke.
Discussion: Company Town
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: ‘Expendables’ …
Dru Sefton / Current.org:
Buyer will take Nightly Business Report to ‘a new level’ — WPBT sells to entrepreneur with history of legal disputes — Mykalai Kontilai, whose NBR Worldwide this month purchased Nightly Business Report, a staple of public TV carried five nights a week on 250 stations …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: New owner of ‘Nightly Business Report’ …
Seth Godin / Seth's Blog:
Moving on — Linchpin will be the last book I publish in a traditional way. — One of the poxes on an author's otherwise blessed life is people who ask, “what's your next book,” even if some of them haven't read the last one. (Jeff did, of course). To answer your question, this book is my next book.
Discussion: GigaOM, Jacket Copy, New York Observer, Fast Company, GalleyCat and mediabistro.com
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Seth Godin Drives Another Nail Into the Book
Carolyn Kellogg / Jacket Copy: Seth Godin trailblazes down a familiar path
Molly Fischer / New York Observer: Seth Godin Can't Quit Qutting Publishing
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Best-seller Seth Godin Shuns Traditional Publishing, Backed by E-Books Data
Jason Boog / mediabistro.com: Seth Godin Abandons Traditional Publishing
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Top AOL Media Exec Marty Moe To Depart (Other Rumors of David Eun Ankling Not So Much) — According to sources close to the situation, one of AOL's top, longtime media execs, Marty Moe (pictured here), is leaving the company. — Sources said the reasons were personal and Moe was not currently taking another job.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and paidContent, more at Techmeme »
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: AOL Finance Jock Kami Ragsdale Leaving To Join Ex-AOLer Lynda Clarizio At Invision
David Kaplan / paidContent: AOL Vet Marty Moe Prepares To Exit
Steve Buttry / The Buttry Diary:
A public-relations rookie's handling of the TBD launch — In the days of my callow youth, I remember referring to journalists who ventured into public relations as having “sold out.” — Never mind that many in PR toiled for pay as low as many journalists. Never mind that PR ethics also insist on getting the facts right.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Twitter Hires Adam Bain Away From News Corp. As President Of Revenue — Twitter has hired Adam Bain as head of all revenue for the company, we've heard from multiple sources. His title will be President, Revenue and he'll be reporting to COO Dick Costolo.
Discussion: BoomTown, paidContent, WebNewser and lalawag, more at Techmeme »
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: News Corp. To Integrate Fox Audience Network Into MySpace
Michael Arcand / lalawag: Adam Bain Flies the Coop on FAN, Lands at Twitter
Jack Neff / AdAge:
What Happens When Facebook Trumps Your Brand Site? — ‘Like’ It or Not, Trend Serves as Another Telling Sign of Social Media's Growing Dominance — BATAVIA, Ohio (AdAge.com) — While the tech world obsessed about when Facebook would turn on location and morph into a “Foursquare killer,” …
John Battelle / FM Blog: Monday Signal: FM Makes a Move
Chris O'Brien / The Next Newsroom Project:
Cautionary lessons on innovation for newsrooms from Digg — Digg, the crowd-sourced news aggregation site that was once a Web 2.0 darling, is on the cusp of a dramatic overhaul of its site. — I've been playing with the “new” Digg for a few weeks now, which is still officially in an invite-only alpha.
Nat Ives / AdAge:
The Ad/Edit Wall Worn Down to a Warning Track — Two Sides Quit Bickering and Seek Ways to Navigate New Reality — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — What wall? The question for print has become less about whether to cross the boundary between editorial and sales and more about how best to do it.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and eMedia Vitals
Rob ORegan / eMedia Vitals: The ad/edit wall worn down to a warning track
The Ausiello Files:
Exclusive: Backstage drama erupts at HBO's showbiz-themed ‘Tilda’ as showrunner exits — The future of an HBO project that's loosely based on Hollywood's irascible blogger Nikki Finke is in doubt after an on-set blowout that's strikingly similar to some of the juicy posts that can be found on Deadline.com.
Discussion: Gawker, TVWeek.com, TV Squad, New York Magazine and Movieline
Richard Lawson / Gawker: Sandra Bullock Would Like Another Oscar Please
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Here's the Backstage Gossip at High-Profile HBO Show About....Backstage Gossip EW
Chris Harnick / TV Squad: News Roundup: ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ …
Lane Brown / New York Magazine: HBO's Nikki Finke Show Loses Its Showrunner
Evelyn Rusli / TechCrunch:
PaperG's Flyerboard Adds LATimes, Media News, As Revenues Rise 70% Each Month — To say that local and hyperlocal news is going through an adjustment period is quite the understatement. — Everyone, from traditional newspaper publishers to younger initiatives like AOL's rapidly expanding Patch network …
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: PaperG signs more local media partners
Donya Blaze / WebNewser:
Evan Smith's Texas Tribune Brings Old-School Reporting Online — Amidst all the hullabaloo about the Web killing print magazines, newspapers, reading, and our brain cells in general, a new site has quietly been making waves with... actual journalism. — Texas Tribune is a nonprofit online organization …
Blake Gernstetter / mediabistro.com: Evan Smith's Texas Tribune Brings Old-School Reporting Online