Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Thinner Time magazine still manages to stand out — Rick Stengel may have his shoulder in a sling, but when it comes to the newsmagazine wars, he's the last man standing. — The reason, says Time's managing editor, is that “we saw what was coming. We wanted to fix the roof when the sun was shining.”
Discussion: The Wire, New York Observer, Romenesko, New York Magazine and On Media's Blog
Zeke Turner / New York Observer: Rick Stengel is the Last Man Standing, For Now
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Time editor: ‘We have the nirvana that people are looking for’
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Milbank moves to editorial page
Google plans pay-per-view films — Google's YouTube video site is in negotiations with Hollywood's leading movie studios to launch a global pay-per-view video service by the end of 2010, putting it head-to-head with Apple in the race to dominate the digital distribution of film and television content
Discussion: Ars Technica, Yahoo! News, CNET News, Free Press, Hollywood Reporter, FierceIPTV, All Things Digital, TechCrunch, Andy Beard, Fast Company, VentureBeat, Electronista, BlogsDNA, 9 to 5 Mac, Neowin.net, Engadget, ReadWriteWeb, Pocket-lint, Mashable!, Search Engine Land, DailyFinance, Gizmodo and Tech Trader Daily, more at Techmeme »
Steven P. Musil / CNET News: Report: Google in talks for movie rental service
Jim O'Neill / FierceIPTV: Google's YouTube plans global pay-per-view film play
John Paczkowski / All Things Digital: Coming Soon From Google: Pay-Per-Tube [Digital Daily]
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: The Full-On Assault On Cable Is Underway
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Google Plans Pay-Per-View YouTube Movie Rentals
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: YouTube to launch pay-per-view movies in deal with movie studios
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: YouTube Pay-Per-View Movies Considered By Google
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: YouTube Could Finally Make Money With Pay-Per-View - But Then It Wouldn't Be YouTube
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Google pay-per-view service in works
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Report: Google's YouTube To Offer Streaming Pay-Per-View Hollywood Rentals
Sam Gustin / DailyFinance: Google Eyeing Pay-Per-View Movies on YouTube?
Casey Chan / Gizmodo: Google Planning Pay-Per-View Movies For YouTube
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Google Pitching YouTube Pay-Per-View. Anyone Buying?
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Jimmy Fallon Hits A Couple Of Emmy Home Runs That NBC.com Can't Replay — Another odd chapter in NBC's mixed viral video history: it can't post two of the clips that have the best chance of catching on from the 2010 Emmys. Host Jimmy Fallon knocked it out of the park with an energetic Glee-esque opener …
Discussion: B&C, The Wrap, Mediaite, Best Week Ever, Associated Press, NY Daily News, Hollywood Reporter, The Daily Beast and LA Observed
John Eggerton / B&C: Laurie's Missing Emmy an Embarrassment
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite: “Elton John” Sings Goodbye To 24 At The Emmys
Mark Graham / Best Week Ever: 2010 Emmy Award Liveblog
David Hinckley / NY Daily News: Speedy Emmys makes for mess-see show
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter: Emmy pokes fun at NBC
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: How the Emmys opening number came together
Marisa Guthrie / Broadcasting & Cable:
‘Modern Family,’ ‘Mad Men’ Take Top Emmy Honors
‘Modern Family,’ ‘Mad Men’ Take Top Emmy Honors
Discussion: Multichannel, blogs.tampabay.com, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Speakeasy and The Wrap
Mike Reynolds / Multichannel: ‘Mad Men’ Threepeats As Best Emmy Drama Winner
Choire Sicha / The Daily Beast: Newcomers Invade Emmys
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter: How George Clooney prepped for Emmy
Walter Dellinger / Speakeasy: ‘Mad Men’: A Conversation (Season 4, Episode 6)
Steve Pond / The Wrap: Emmy Analysis: A Few Newcomers Crash the Party
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian:
Long-form journalism starts a new chapter — With the help of Twitter and sites such as Long Form and The Awl, longer articles are finding a new lease of life as people take the time to find and read them — Everybody's got it in for the web this summer.
New York Times:
Retargeting Ads Follow Surfers to Other Sites — The shoes that Julie Matlin recently saw on Zappos.com were kind of cute, or so she thought. But Ms. Matlin wasn't ready to buy and left the site. — Then the shoes started to follow her everywhere she went online.
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …, more at Techmeme »
Ahmad F Al-Shagra / The Next Web:
New AlJazeera English Website Goes Live — The world's largest Arabic speaking news channel and 3rd largest international news network has launched their entirely new and overhauled English website and we thought we'd give you our opinion on it. — The renovated portal comes with some major improvements the most important would be:
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and ArabCrunch
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: New AlJazeera English website goes live
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Meet the army's own media corps — The Combat Camera Team is the army's own embedded media corps, reporting from Afghanistan — When David Beckham made a surprise visit to British troops in Afghanistan in May, the press wasted no time in splashing photos of him signing autographs …
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company:
Latest Victim of the Internet: The Oxford English Dictionary — The Oxford English Dictionary, currently a 20 volume, 750-pound monstrosity, has been the authoritive word on the words of the English language for 126 years. The OED3, the first new edition since 1989, may also be the first to forgo print entirely, reports the AP.
Alastair Jamieson / Telegraph: Oxford English Dictionary ‘will not be printed again’
Mathew Ingram / GigaOMGigaOM: Oxford Dictionary Goes Online. Do You Really Care?
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: OED finds higher profits online
Megan Friedman / newsfeed.time.com: Is This the End of Printed Dictionaries?
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Internet kills Printed Oxford English Dictionary
Wall Street Journal:
Comcast Gets Static on Net TV — The Justice Department is focusing in on how Comcast Corp.'s bid to purchase control of General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal television and movie unit could affect the emerging Internet video market, people familiar with the matter say.
David Carr / New York Times:
In California, an Old-Style Print War — The office of The Bay Guardian at the bottom of Potrero Hill in San Francisco — the site of one of the last great newspaper wars — was eerily quiet last Thursday morning, with the sounds of a bell at the front desk echoing up into the high ceiling.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: SF Weekly owner insists he never tried to kill Bay Guardian
Wall Street Journal:
Protecting Kaplan, Washington Post's Donald Graham Lobbied Against New Regulations — Washington Post, Parent of Education Chain, Defends Profit Generator Against Planned Regulations — Washington Post Co. Chairman Donald Graham recently abandoned his hands-off approach to the company's cash cow …
Discussion: National Media and On Media's Blog
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: WaPo's cash cow threatened
Irina Slutsky / AdAge:
‘Chief Listeners’ Use Technology to Track, Sort Company Mentions — Relatively New Role Is Becoming More Commonplace in Major Marketing Companies — SAN FRANCISCO (AdAge.com) — The role of a “chief listener” evokes images of fuzzy sweaters, chamomile tea and sitting around with a patient ear.
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and NevilleHobson.com
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online: New in the C-Suite: Chief Twitter-Following Officer
Joseph Plambeck / New York Times:
Platinum Is So Passé. In iTunes Era, the Singles Count. — By traditional measures, the British hip-hop artist Taio Cruz is far from being a star. But in the new world of pop music, he is certified gold. — Mr. Cruz's latest album, “Rokstarr,” has sold just 93,000 copies in 12 weeks …
Discussion: Free Press
Joseph Plambeck / Free Press: Platinum Is So Passe — In iTunes Era, the Singles Count.
Confessions of an online moderator — Hello. I'm an online post moderator for the ABC Drum Unleashed website. — The last 8 weeks have been a struggle as I've tried to figure out how to be fair and balanced, maintain ABC editorial policy and give a voice to the countless Australian men …