Joe Strupp / Media Matters for America:
Former White House Correspondents President Chen: Fox News Seating ‘A Travesty’ — Allowing Fox News to move up to the first row in the White House briefing room was a “travesty of a decision,” according to Ed Chen, the former White House Correspondents Association president who left that post just a few months ago.
Discussion: Mediaite and The Huffington Post
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance:
Why Media Matters Should Stop Picking on Fox News (This Time) — In its campaign to drive Fox News from the front row of the White House briefing room, the liberal watchdog group Media Matters did one thing right: It waited until the last week of August. Only in this most barren stretch …
Discussion: On Media's Blog and Mediaite
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Chen: Fox's front-row seat a “travesty”
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite: Media Matters Goes After Fox News' Front Row Seat Over RGA Donation
John Cook / Yahoo! News:
What does News Corp. want in return for that $1 million?
What does News Corp. want in return for that $1 million?
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Apple Said to Prepare New 99-Cent TV Show Rental Service — Apple Inc. is in advanced talks with News Corp. to let iTunes users rent TV shows for 99 cents and is in discussions with other media companies about similar deals, said three people familiar with the plan.
Discussion: New York Times, Online Video News, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, VideoNuze, CNET News, The Toybox Blog, Fortune, Fast Company, Epicenter, Gizmodo, Search Engine Land, Neowin.net, Electronista, PC Magazine, Silicon Alley Insider, The Wrap, Engadget, DSLreports and TUAW, more at Techmeme »
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News: Rumor mill: Apple near deal on new 99 cent content, iTV rollout Sept. 7
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Apple Looking To Slice Up Cable 99 Cents At A Time
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: 99¢ TV shows coming Sept. 7 - report
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Next On iTunes: 99-Cent TV Episode Rentals?
John C Abell / Epicenter: Report: Apple in Talks to Offer $1 TV Show Rentals
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Clicker Launches iPhone App, Against Backdrop Of TV Changes, Disruption
Alan Cone / Neowin.net: Apple preparing 99 cent TV show rentals
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Report: Apple Working on 99-Cent TV Show Rental Service
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple In Talks With News Corp, CBS, And Disney For 99-Cent TV Show Rentals
William Yelles / The Wrap: Apple Talks 99¢ TV Downloads With Fox, CBS, ABC
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Apple reportedly in talks with networks for 99 cent TV show rentals
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Hype Surrounding The New Apple TV Ramps Up …
Ellen McCarthy / Washington Post:
Candy Crowley, veteran CNN reporter, takes on competitive Sunday morning slot — There's no secret about what works on cable news these days. — Flashy graphics and raised voices burst through the screen to jostle into our agitated, unfocused, Twitterized minds. — Anchors are loud, beautiful and opinionated.
Discussion: mediabistro.com, Chickaboomer, On Media's Blog and Inside Cable News
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Candy Crowley, witty pessimist
Marc Graser / Variety:
‘Angry Birds’ flies with Hollywood — IPhone game eyes TV shows, movies, toys — The “Angry Birds” are flocking to Hollywood. — Rovio, the Finnish creator of the hit iPhone and iPad game, which has sold more than 6.5 million downloads, wants to turn the property into a major franchise …
Discussion: The Wrap, Gawker, /Film, TechCrunch and New York Magazine, more at Techmeme »
Jeff Sneider / The Wrap: ‘Angry Birds’ Hawked to Hollywood Hitmakers
Peter Sciretta / /Film: iPhone/iPad Game Angry Birds Being Developed into a Movie?
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: ‘Angry Birds’ iPhone Game To Get Line Of Toys, Possibly Movie
Josh Duboff / New York Magazine: “Angry Birds” May Leap To Big Screen
Lara Sinclair / TheAustralian:
Newspapers gone by 2022 says futurist — NEWSPAPERS as we know them will be irrelevant within 12 years, according to futurist Ross Dawson, who said journalism would be largely ‘crowdsourced’. — Mr Dawson, who will address a Newspaper Publishers' Association forum on the future of the industry …
Discussion: Trends in the Living Networks, newsfeed.time.com, Journalism.co.uk, Guardian, Editors Weblog and mUmBRELLA
Ross Dawson / Trends in the Living Networks: Newspapers become irrelevant and media is reborn by 2022
Chris Gentilviso / newsfeed.time.com: Futurist Vows Newspapers Will Be Irrelevant By 2022
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk: Australia's newspapers will be irrelevant by 2022, claims media strategist
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Futurist forecasts newspapers will be irrelevant in 12 years
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Li returns to Reuters to become tech and media editor — Thomson Reuters Announces Return of Industry-Leading Journalist Kenneth Li — Kenneth Li appointed Reuters Editor-in-Charge of Technology, Media and Telecoms — New York August 24, 2010 Thomson Reuters today announced the appointment …
Discussion: The Wire, New York Observer and FishbowlNY
Zeke Turner / New York Observer: Ken Li Now in Charge, Returns to Reuters
Mike Taylor / FishbowlNY: Thomson Reuters Brings Back Kenneth Li as Tech Editor
John Hamer / Washington News Council:
Ira Glass on broadcasting's “failure of craft” — A radio personality filling a concert hall with fans? That's pretty rare, but it happened Aug. 21 when Ira Glass, host of “This American Life” (TAL) on National Public Radio (NPR) appeared at Seattle's Benaroya Hall. The place was packed.
Discussion: Romenesko and The Book Bench
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: ‘Opinion in all its forms is kicking the ass of journalism’
Ian Crouch / The Book Bench: Video: The Spoken and Unspoken Word
Simon Vozick-Levinson / EW.com:
Cee Lo Green tells us all about his viral hit ‘F— You,’ his new album, and the future of Gnarls Barkley and Goodie Mob — Watching his single “F— You” become a runaway viral hit within days of its online release has been “pretty magical” for Cee Lo Green.
Discussion: Associated Press, Rap Radar, New York Magazine, DC9 At Night, Billboard.com The Feed and Boing Boing
Amos Barshad / New York Magazine: Guess Who Wrote Cee-Lo's Awesome ‘F**k You’?
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Is $10 The Magic Number In Online Publishing? — A growing school of thought in online publishing holds that, when you get down to brass tacks, more important than size of audience is scale of revenue. — So a metric telcos and pay TV operators have used for years - average revenue per user …
Discussion: Canadian Magazines
D. B. Scott / Canadian Magazines: That's a metric worth tracking
Philip B. Corbett / Times Topics:
Everything From This to That — Notes from the newsroom on grammar, usage and style. (Some frequently asked questions are here.) — My colleague Vanessa Gordon and others have noted our frequent use of what critics call “false ranges.” These constructions generally are framed with phrases like …
Jason Linkins / The Huffington Post:
News Corp. Executives Actually Recently Met With Saudi Billionaire In Mosque Controversy — By now, you may have heard about how on last night's edition of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart made fantastic comedic hay out of a Fox And Friends segment, in which the gathered panel indulged …
Discussion: Arab News, Think Progress and Mediaite
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Is it time for Yahoo to Hulu? — Decline in paying subs is an incentive for deal — NEW YORK — Just as Yahoo weighs Wall Street advice to buy a significant stake in online video site Hulu, SNL Kagan reported the first-ever subscriber decline for the U.S. TV multichannel industry.
Discussion: PopWatch, Techdirt and Wall Street Journal
Margaret Lyons / PopWatch: What would it take for you to ‘cut the cord’ on cable?
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: TV, Cable Companies Convincing Themselves People Don't Want To Cut The Cable
Nat Worden / Wall Street Journal: Pay TV Lost Subscribers in Quarter
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Conde Nast Grabs Monica Ray From Time Inc. — The Great Magazine Executive Shuffle of Summer 2010 continues! — Now that Bob Sauerberg has moved up the Conde Nast ladder to become president of the whole company, he'll need somone to take the lead on consumer marketing …
Discussion: paidContent, Media Decoder and New York Observer
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: New Consumer Marketing Chief at Condé Nast
MOSQUE CONTROVERSY, IRAQ WAR DOMINATE THE NEWS — A statement of support for religious freedom by President Barack Obama fueled an ideologically driven debate in the media over a proposed Islamic center in New York last week. A milestone in the Iraq war, continued economic travails …
Discussion: NPR, The Wire, TVNewser, Runnin' Scared, Media Decoder, PewResearch.org, CJR and On Media's Blog
Dina Temple-Raston / NPR: Rancor Over Mosque Could Fuel Islamic Extremists
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Mosque Controversy is Week's #1 Story
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared: Charts: Mapping the News-Naming Course of That Muslim Thing Kinda Near Ground Zero
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: ‘Mosque’ Coverage Dominates News
WILD PARTY SCENE WON'T BE CUT FROM FACEBOOK MOVIE — EXCLUSIVE: The cocaine and bare breasts are staying in the picture. — Days after producer Scott Rudin said that a scene of debauched partying might be cut from “The Social Network” amid concerns from the real-life people depicted …
Discussion: JoBlo's Movie Emporium News, Techdirt, The Wrap, New York Magazine, The Playlist and mediabistro.com
Mike Sampson / JoBlo's Movie Emporium News: BOOBS AND COCAINE WON'T GET CUT FROM SOCIAL NETWORK AFTER ALL
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: How Should Facebook Respond To The Social Network Movie?
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Is Facebook Worth $33.7 Billion?
Edward Davis / The Playlist: Debaucherous Cocaine-Fueled Party Sequences Won't Be Cut From ‘The Social Network’
Bill Mitchell / Poynter Online:
Telegram & Gazette Pay Meter Can Be Adjusted to Balance Reach & Revenue — When I began poking around telegram.com Saturday morning, I wasn't sure how many clicks I had remaining of the 10 that I was entitled to as a registered (but not subscribed) member of the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette's newly metered site.
Discussion: Editors Weblog
Media Buyer Planner:
Online Advertising to Leap 14% in 2011; Video, Mobile Particularly Strong — Online advertising will jump 14%, to $51.9 billion, in 2011, according to Borrell Associates. — The fastest-growing areas of online will be local, targeting and social media. Local online will grow nearly 18%, to $16.1 billion.
Discussion: paidContent, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, digiday:DAILY, Lost Remote and eMedia Vitals
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Forecast: Local Online Ad Spending Will Be Up 18 Percent Next Year
Cynthia Boris / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Local Online Ad Spending Continues to Rise
John Gaffney / digiday:DAILY: Digital Content Today: Online Local Set For Growth
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Borrell predicts strong local advertising growth
Katherine Heisler / eMedia Vitals: 2011 Online ad growth to outpace total ad spend growth
Douglas MacMillan / Business Week:
Google Goes to the Guggenheim to Take YouTube Fare Upmarket — In an effort to woo skittish advertisers to the video sharing service, Google is adding more high-class fare — YouTube will fill the cylindrical atrium of New York's Guggenheim Museum with video installations …
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Download the new Nieman Journalism Lab iPhone app — Every day, there are 16 gazillion news articles about the future of journalism, 27.5 flabillion blog posts, and 294 quinzillion tweets. (These are all estimates.) There's a lot of great stuff in there, but just keeping up to date …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, more at Techmeme »