James Robinson / Guardian:
US editor attacks net news ‘parasites’ — Leonard Downie Jr attacks aggregators including the Huffington Post as ‘parasites living off journalism produced by others’ — • Read Leonard Downie Jr's speech in full (pdf) — Leonard Downie Jr, the former executive editor of the Washington Post …
Discussion: On Media's Blog, The Wire and The Next Web
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Downie: HuffPo's a “parasite”
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Let's Just Stop the Old vs. New Media Argument
Let's Just Stop the Old vs. New Media Argument
Discussion: Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog, Romenesko and WebNewser
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Downie: Huffington Post is one of the 'parasites living off …
Justin Kistner / Official Webtrends Company Blog:
Twitter is releasing a real time analytics solution in Q4 — At the Sports Marketing 2.0 Summit yesterday, Ross Hoffman shared with the crowd that sports leagues, teams, and players will have access to a real time analytics dashboard from Twitter. I had the opportunity to ask Ross …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, eMedia Vitals, Brendan Cooper, The Next Web, The Wall Blog, FM Blog, VentureBeat, Lost Remote and GigaOM
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Confirmed: Twitter to Launch Real-Time Analytics Dashboard, for Free
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: Twitter releasing real-time analytics in Q4
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Twitter to reportedly start beta testing an analytics dashboard by year end
Polly Becker / The Wall Blog: More details of Twitter analytics have been revealed
John Battelle / FM Blog: Thurs. Signal: Bubble, No Bubble, Toil and Trouble
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Twitter loses another potential business model: Plans for free real-time analytics
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Twitter to roll out analytics... for free
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Twitter to Launch Free Real-time Analytics This Year
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
YouTubeSocial Lets You Simultaneously Watch Videos With Friends — I/O accelerator company SocialVision, purveyors of white-label “Viewing Party” software today launch YouTubeSocial as their first consumer facing product. Similar to Clipsync, YouTubeSocial combines Facebook's Social Graph …
Discussion: WebNewser and Fast Company, more at Techmeme »
David Cohen / WebNewser: Invite Your Friends to a YouTube Social
Brad Stone / Business Week:
Facebook: At the Movies with the Winklevosses — The twins, early Zuckerberg collaborators turned foes, give their take on The Social Network — “It's a little surreal,” says Cameron Winklevoss, standing outside the Sony (SNE) office building in midtown Manhattan with his twin brother, Tyler.
Discussion: New York Observer
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Reuters Adds Some Star Power, Moves Away From The Old “Wire Mentality” — Reuters was never the type of media outlet that well-known journalists with prestigious newspaper and magazine credentials were clamoring to work for. But that seems to be changing.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Reuters expected to hire more ‘marquee names’
Blockbuster Files for Bankruptcy After Online Rivals Gain — Blockbuster Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to quickly adapt its movie- rental model from storefronts to mail-order and online technology pioneered by rivals such as Netflix Inc.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Online Video News, Company Town, The Wrap, Globe and Mail, MediaPost, paidContent and Gizmodo, more at Techmeme »
Ira Teinowitz / The Wrap: Blockbuster Files for Chapter 11, Listing Studios as Creditors
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Blockbuster Bankruptcy Shoe Finally Drops; Nearly $1 Billion In Debt
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Blockbuster is Officially Bankrupt
Nikki Usher / Nieman Journalism Lab:
What impact is SEO having on journalists? Reports from the field — Last week, I wrote that SEO and audience metrics, when used well, can actually make journalism stronger. But I got pushback from journalists who complained that I was parroting back management views rather …
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of Apple's “digital circulation” share — [Each week, our friend Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of the news business for the Lab.] — So the newspaper business is now figuring out how to deal with a new middleman, Apple.
Discussion: New York Observer and Newsonomics
Zeke Turner / New York Observer: Wyclef Jean and ‘WSJ’: ‘Journal’ …
Ken Doctor / Newsonomics: The Number
Andrew Vanacore / Associated Press:
Forbes undergoes radical overhaul — Forbes is having a “money where your mouth is” moment. — The magazine has been one of the loudest cheerleaders of entrepreneurial capitalism, a force that, through the Web, is draining profits from Forbes and the magazine industry as a whole.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Forbes unveils redesign
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Hey Cable Guys! Cord Cutting is Real, and It's a Problem, Says Verizon CEO — The party line from cable executives is that the “cord-cutting” phenomenon-consumers swapping cable subscriptions for Internet video-is a myth. Or at best greatly exaggerated. Not so, says Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg.
Discussion: Online Video News, Wall Street Journal, Engadget and Technology News, more at Techmeme »
Roger Cheng / Wall Street Journal: Verizon Wireless Readies Tiered Data Pricing
Greg Sandoval / Technology News: Verizon CEO: Cord cutting is real
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Nielsen Testing a New Web-Ad Metric — Nielsen Co. is working on a service that would offer advertisers and Web publishers a new stream of data to improve audience measurement for online advertising, a move that may bring more ad dollars to the sector. — As with TV ratings …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Show's Title, in Symbols, Defies DVRs — CBS knew that when it ordered a sitcom with a vulgar word in the title, it would get attention. The network also knew there would be some hand-wringing about the coarseness of popular culture. — Here's what the network did not know …
Discussion: Mediaite and TVbytheNumbers, more at Techmeme »
Jon Bershad / Mediaite: DVRs Can't Find CBS' $#*! …
Karin Munkebo / The Wall Blog:
Print is dead - long live the internet — It is the end of paper publishing; we have reached the point of no return. There I said it! - And I am not alone. It is now the global common, spoken or unspoken consensus that the publishing industry's paper products have reached the end of their lifecycle.
Discussion: State of the Fourth Estate
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Online content affecting cable offerings — Barry Diller predicts entertainment distribution chain changes — NEW YORK — Possible a la carte cable offers and cable cord cutting thanks to expanding opportunities for consumers to get online content were recurring themes at a big investor conference here Tuesday.
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Company Claims Legal Right To Stream Broadcast TV Online; Broadcasters Disagree — Here's a fun one. Just as Hollywood is getting especially freaked out about TV shows being available online, and is pushing for this new censorship law to block any site that points people to such video content …
Dan Gillmor / Salon:
The second great migration to new media — In the '90s, old-school journalists jumped for stock options. Now, it's for safety and the right to a real voice — Back in the Internet bubble days of the late 1990s, lots of journalists decamped from traditional news organizations to start or join dot-com companies.
Discussion: Ezra Klein, Etaoin Shrdlu and On Media's Blog
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Patricia Wilson named National Journal deputy editor-in-chief — Patricia Wilson Joins National Journal Group as Deputy Editor-in-Chief — Washington, D.C. (September 23, 2010) — National Journal Group announced today that veteran news professional Patricia Wilson is joining the organization as Deputy Editor-in-Chief.
Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times:
Public TV Project Aims to Make Baby Boomers Its Own — THE commercial television networks, eager to portray their shows as demographically desirable to youth-craving advertisers, have always had a love-hate relationship with aging baby boomers. — But the 77 million or so boomers …
Martin Peers / Wall Street Journal:
NYT Co. Pays The Price on Circulation — Talk about one-time gains. Price increases at the New York Times and Boston Globe in mid-2009 helped New York Times Co. show healthy growth in circulation revenue for several quarters. Until now. — The Times said Wednesday that circulation revenue …
Discussion: Business Wire, CMO.com and MediaMemo
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Curbed Takes Its Real Estate Porn National — Back in June, the Curbed Network started looking for an editor to oversee a new national version of its flagship real-estate-porn blog that would “extend Curbed's fascination with real estate ... across the country,” according to a post on CurbedNY.
Discussion: New York Observer, Curbed National, Apartment Therapy New York, Eater NY and Eater National
Matt Chaban / New York Observer: Curbed National Out for World Domination
Greg Morabito / Eater NY: Announcements : Please Welcome Curbed National to the Dancefloor
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
New York Times Integration with International Herald Tribune Attracts Big Global Online Audience — PARIS — Last year, the Web sites of The New York Times and the Times-owned International Herald Tribune were combined to become the Global Edition of the Times.
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK: Video: IHT Editor On Americans Abroad And NYT's IHT.com
Steve Rosenbaum / The Wire:
Web Video Is The New Television — Video overwhelms the Web. And it should. — There is plenty of evidence to suggest that the Internet, at one time the plumbing that connected pages of text and occasional images, is rapidly transforming itself to be a network of video publishing and viewing.
Jill Drew / CJR:
See It Now! — Video journalism is dying. Long live video journalism. — As the video begins, no announcer welcomes you, no headline scrolls across the computer screen. There is no need for either. You know where you are from the logic of the images.
Michael Oliveira / Globe and Mail:
Netflix apologizes for using actors to meet press at Canadian launch — Video-streaming website Netflix Inc. NFLX-Q closed down a Toronto street Wednesday and attracted dozens of onlookers for a splashy launch to promote its highly anticipated foray into Canada. — MORE RELATED TO THIS STORY
Dale Dietrich / Zatz Not Funny!: A Canadian's Perspective on Netflix Streaming
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Netflix Plants Actors in Audience of Canadian Launch, Gets Caught, Apologizes
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Netflix apologizes for misleading reporters in Canada
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick: Netflix: We didn't pay actors to dupe anyone
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Netflix busted for using actors in crowd at Canadian launch event
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Netflix in Canada, CBS on Hulu, Apple Patents
Mark Lisheron / American Journalism Review:
Reloading at the Statehouse — As traditional news organizations shed state government reporters, a wide array of innovative startups is rising to fill the gap. — AJR Senior Contributing Writer Mark Lisheron (firstname.lastname@example.org) is Austin bureau chief for Texas Watchdog, a government accountability news Web site.
Discussion: Texas Watchdog and CJR
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
NYT's Opinion Pages continue the march toward app-inspired design — Above is a screenshot of The New York Times' opinion section, whose redesign went live a few hours ago. Looks sharp, doesn't it? It also looks like it's itching to be put into a different context:
Discussion: The Awl, Romenesko and George Dearing