David Zurawik / Z on TV:
Fox News says it will not cover burning of Quran — In a bold move that is likely to be much discussed in coming days, Fox News said today that it will not cover the burning of the Quran on Saturday if Pastor Terry Jones follows through on his plan to burn copies of Islam's sacred book.
Discussion: New York Times, Associated Press, Romenesko, Media Decoder, CJR, USA Today, Mediaite, Silicon Alley Insider, PostPartisan, Gothamist, TVNewser, The Wire, New York Magazine and CNN
Antonio Gonzalez / Associated Press: Fla. imam: No deal to move NYC mosque
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: 'The AP will not distribute images or audio that specifically …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: A.P. Wouldn't Have Shared Images of Koran Burning
Joel Meares / CJR: AP: Media Voice of Reason?
Larry Copeland / USA Today: Pastor says he won't burn Qurans
Alexandra Petri / PostPartisan: If a Koran burning falls in a forest...
Ben Yakas / Gothamist: Attention-Seeking Pastor Cancels Koran-Burning
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: How Will Nets Cover Koran Burning?
Joe Pompeo / The Wire: Fox News Won't Cover The Koran Burning
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Fox News Will Not Cover the Koran Burning [Updated]
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Don't Blame Media, Blame the Media-Audience Infinite Loop — I've spent two days listening to and reading near-constant coverage of the wacko who's planning to burn Korans in Gainsville, Florida, and increasingly the stories have been about whether or not all the press attention has been irresponsible.
Discussion: Lost Remote, New York Times, International Media, Strupp, Mediaite and USA Today
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Considering Quran coverage in light of social media
Joe Strupp / Strupp: AP Memo: Quran Burning Coverage Has Limits
Glynnis MacNicol / Mediaite: AP Says It Will Not Distribute Photos Of Burning Korans
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Plan to burn Qurans ignites media frenzy — Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Fla., got a bit of local press last Sept. 11 when members of his small congregation stood on the side of the road wearing “Islam is of the devil” T-shirts. This year, he has upped the ante with an anti-Islam stunt …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: 'Without the media, Quran-burning would be little more than a …
George Stephanopoulos / George's Bottom Line: President Obama to Pastor Jones: ‘Stunt’ …
Glynnis MacNicol / Mediaite: Gibbs: There Are More People At Jones' Pressers Than Listen To His Sermons
Eugene Cho / The Huffington Post: What Would Jesus Do: Burn the Quran or Eat with His Muslim Neighbors?
Kelly McBride / Poynter Online: How to Report on Quran Burning and Other Hate Speech
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Rackspace Pulls The Plug On ‘Burn A Koran Day’ …
David Kravets / Threat Level: Koran-Burning Church's Website Yanked From Internet
Elizabeth Williamson / Washington Wire: Obama Decries Quran Burning
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Rackspace Shuts Down Koran-Burning Web Site
Jenna Wortham / Bits:
Betaworks and The Times Plan a Social News Service — Something is stirring deep within the technology incubator Betaworks: A personalized news service called News.me that is being developed in collaboration with The New York Times. — On Thursday, a cryptic placeholder for the service went live.
Discussion: The Next Web, paidContent and Lost Remote
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: NYT Partners With Betaworks For An iPad-Based ‘Personalized News Service’
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: NY Times, Betaworks working on social news service
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Newsweek's Weymouth heads to Washington Post — Lally Weymouth, a special diplomatic correspondent at Newsweek, becomes the latest high-ranking staffer to leave the magazine since audio magnate Sidney Harman agreed to buy it from the Washington Post Co. — Weymouth will join …
Discussion: On Media's Blog and Romenesko
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Weymouth quits Newsweek for Washington Post
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Scarborough and Kinsley Will Write for Politico — Politico has built a successful enterprise on the idea that there is no such thing as too much information when it comes to political news. Now it is going to apply that concept to political opinion. — Starting on Oct. 1 …
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog, Romenesko, The Politico, CJR, rbr.com, WebNewser, The Wire, New York Magazine, Gawker and The Huffington Post
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog: Kinsley, Scarborough to POLITICO
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Politico to run weekly opinion columns by Kinsley, Scarborough
Jim VandeHei / The Politico: Jim VandeHei — Jim VandeHei, 38, is executive editor …
Joel Meares / CJR: Politico's new opinion writers should feel right at home
David Cohen / WebNewser: Politico to Add Weekly Opinion Columns from Michael Kinsley, Joe Scarborough
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Politico Adds Opinion With Columns From Joe Scarborough and Michael Kinsley
Max Read / Gawker: Joe Scarborough, Michael Kinsley Join Politico
John Koblin / New York Observer:
Wall Street Journal To Launch A Book Review Section — The Observer has learned that The Wall Street Journal will launch a weekly book review within the next few weeks. The Journal has never had a standalone book review before, and creating one now flies in the face of ever-dwindling book coverage in papers across the country.
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Wall Street Journal to Launch Book Review
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Wall Street Journal Starting a Book Review Section
Clara Martinez / Shaping the Future …: Wall Street Journal to include book review section
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
What Apple's new App Store rules mean for news orgs: Some new clarity, but still plenty of fuzziness — After loads of criticism for unexplained decisions, inscrutable rules, and what appeared to be a desire to protect the public's morals and the feelings of the powerful …
Ryan Chittum / CJR: Audit Notes: Out-of-State Campaign Dough, Expensive Bonds, Apple
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Why one journalist cringes when Apple's App Store is called the New Newsstand
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: The New App Store Guidelines: What You Need To Know
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard: How will the App Store's “new newsstand” be censored? We'll know it when we see it
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple Eases App Development Rules, Adobe Surges
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Apple Relaxes Restrictions on Mobile App Development
Nitasha Tiku / New York Magazine: Apple's New App Store Guidelines: Vague, Casual, and Somewhat Menacing
Scott Rosenberg / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple To Publishers: You'll Know You've Crossed The App Store …
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Reuters Taps Slate's James Ledbetter As Website Editor — Two months after the Slate Group folded its business news site The Big Money, its former editor-in-chief James Ledbetter is heading to Reuters (NYSE: TRI) to run the company's website, paidContent has learned. Both Reuters and Ledbetter confirmed the hiring.
Discussion: Romenesko, Talking Biz News and DailyFinance
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Slate's Ledbetter named Reuters website editor
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Ledbetter, Getz join Reuters
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance: The Big Money's Ledbetter Lands at Thomson Reuters
Wall Street Journal:
As Ratings Slump, CNN Shifts Focus to New Faces — CNN, rebooting in a bid to revive its slumping ratings, officially tapped a former British tabloid editor to take over its flagship prime-time show. — Piers Morgan, who in recent years has reinvented himself as a TV interviewer and judge …
Shira Ovide / Speakeasy: Piers Morgan on Taking Over For Larry King
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com:
How Piers Morgan's Deal To Take Over For Larry King Came About
How Piers Morgan's Deal To Take Over For Larry King Came About
Discussion: Company Town, Movieline and New York Times
Christopher Rosen / Movieline: Is Piers Morgan's Larry King Live Takeover the Ellen/American Idol Snafu of 2011?
Brian Stelter / New York Times: Piers Morgan to Step Into Larry King's Shoes
Evelyn Rusli / TechCrunch:
Video Publishing Platform Ooyala Raises $22 Million, Prepares For Major Asian Expansion — Advertisers are not the only ones plowing money into the online video space with gusto, you can add large, international investors to that growing list. — This morning, Ooyala announced …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Online Video News, NewTeeVee, The Huffington Post, paidContent and Beet.TV, more at Techmeme »
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Ooyala lands $22M to extend its online video platform
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee: Ooyala Raises $22M, Eyes Asian Markets
Ethan Smith / Speakeasy:
MTV Overtakes Vevo as Top Online Music Destination … Thanks largely to an ad-sales partnership with Warner Music Group, MTV Networks last month became the Web's most-visited music destination, surpassing rival Vevo, according to new statistics from ComScore Media Metrix.
Discussion: AdAge, The Wrap and Crain's New York Business
Andrew Hampp / AdAge: Video Music Awards' Ad Revenue Surges on Air and Online
Mikey Glazer / The Wrap: The MTV Video Music Award Party List
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
BREAKING: YouTube Still Isn't Profitable. But It Will Be, Says Google. Again. — Officially, Google doesn't talk about YouTube's profitability, or lack thereof. Except, of course, when Google executives do talk about it. — Then they say that YouTube is very close to becoming profitable.
Dan Moren / Macworld: Remains of the Day: Schooled by the iPad
Wendy Davis / MediaPost:
Gannett Not Eager To Join Righthaven's Campaign Against Bloggers — Copyright enforcement company Righthaven might have signed up the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette owner, WEHCO, as a new client, but not all newspapers are eager to start suing nonprofits, bloggers and politicians for reposting material.
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: Righthaven Haven
Joel Johnson / Gizmodo:
Forget Apple TV. AirPlay Is Apple's Sneak Attack On Television — It was almost a footnote. AirPlay, the audio streaming protocol once known AirTunes, got just one minute of keynote time last week. But it might end up as the backbone of Apple's assault on the living room. — What Does AirPlay Do?
Darren Murph / Engadget: Denon's AVR-4311CI to gain AirPlay compatibility this fall — that easy, huh?
Christina Warren / Mashable: Apple and BridgeCo Bring iTunes to Every Stereo in Your House
Jane Wells / CNBC: Apple Pulls Back the Curtain for One Company
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