Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Forbes' New Advertising Pitch: Wanna Buy a Blog? — The Revenue Side of DVorkin's AdVoice Model Means Advertisers Publish Under Company's Banner — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — When Forbes bought blogging startup True/Slant, it got a familiar face in True/Slant CEO and former Forbes editor Lewis DVorkin …
Discussion: Talking Biz News, Felix Salmon and AdPulp
Johnnie L. Roberts / The Wrap:
Steve Burke Replacing Zucker Atop NBCU — Steve Burke, Comcast chief operating officer and a onetime executive star at Disney, will become CEO of NBC Universal once federal regulators approve the cable TV giant's $30-billion proposal to control the content company.
Discussion: Business Wire, Multichannel, MediaMemo, AdAge, Variety, Wall Street Journal, From Inside the Box, paidContent, rbr.com, Media Decoder and B&C
Jon Lafayette / Multichannel: Burke To Become NBC Universal CEO
Cynthia Littleton / Variety: Steve Burke takes reins of NBC Universal
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal: Comcast COO to Head NBC Universal
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Burke Will Head NBC Universal Following Comcast Merger
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Burke to Succeed Zucker at NBC Universal
Paige Albiniak / B&C: Zucker, Klein and Wadsworth: this week's final trio
Michael Idov / New York Magazine:
The Demon Blogger of Fleet Street — Nick Denton cast himself as a media outsider. That's how he made it inside. — Nick Denton has built a panopticon. From his living-room window, he can all but see his favorite table at Balthazar, and his favorite table at Balthazar is picked …
Why the Fox News Suit Against Robin Carnahan's Campaign Is Bogus — It's legally weak and makes the network look partisan. — Last week, in an apparently unprecedented move, Fox News sued Robin Carnahan, Missouri's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, for copyright infringement.
Discussion: Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog and Romenesko
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog:
Killing the Golden Goose, a modern media parable — Local media websites regularly employ tactics that put revenue above users, and this is a much bigger deal than we realize. — Let's review. Local media, feeling the disruption to its core business, reaches out into the Web for new revenue opportunities.
Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
Three Truths About the Media Future — Including the End of Rupert Murdoch — Plus: Magazines Are Making a Comeback and VCs Might Be Getting Desperate — 1. This really might be The End of Rupert Murdoch — but not for the reasons you might think. — Imagine if a reporter …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Study Finds That Apple Dominates Tech News — A customer, Evan Wiendczak, spoke after buying the first iPhone 4 on Fifth Avenue in June. — A new study confirms what some in the technology industry have long sensed: that Apple commands an inordinate amount of the media's attention.
Discussion: Agence France Presse and San Francisco Chronicle
Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle: Technology coverage either praise or warning
New York Times:
The Readers' Front Page — Views from readers, responses from the staff, and thoughts from the public editor. — The Times's Web site always lists the most popular e-mailed stories. These are increasingly taking the role of “headlines.” One looks at them to see what one may have missed, or what others are reading.
Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle:
Techmeme keeps up with lighting-fast tech news — In the five years since Gabe Rivera founded Techmeme, the speed and volume of technology news has increased dramatically. — And that's helped the San Francisco firm's website become the go-to place for the technorati.
Saul Berman / Great Speculations:
Old Media Must Deliver Digital Experiences Consumers Demand — What is the new reality for dealing with a digital world? If content is king, then there's a new emperor in town: the digital experience. The business of selling content has now become the business of delivering audiences.
Julia Budworth: Tea with ‘The Lady’ — Matthew Bell takes cake with the co-owner of the genteel women's weekly magazine - and finds her in a remarkable fury over its editor, Rachel Johnson — Seventy miles from the hushed London offices of The Lady, in a Georgian drawing room overlooking a lake …
AP Circular App Coming to Help Print Compete With Online Coupons — After the Web Cost Them Classifieds, Newspapers Don't Want to Lose Important Revenue Source — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The Associated Press is developing an app it hopes will help newspapers keep their hands on a key source …