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: Apple commands an inordinate amount of the media's attention.
Discussion: PC World, Neowin.net, blogs.chron.com, FM Blog and 9 to 5 Mac
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Apple Draws Media Love, Microsoft Withers
John Battelle / FM Blog: Monday Signal: This Is Only An Eye Test
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Why oh why does Apple get so much news coverage?
WHEN TECHNOLOGY MAKES HEADLINES — THE MEDIA'S DOUBLE VISION ABOUT THE DIGITAL AGE — The mainstream news media have offered the American public a divided view of how information technology influences society, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Tech News Outlets Love Covering Apple, And Here's Why
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Study: Apple commands inordinate amount of media's attention
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: Apple dominates coverage of tech companies, study says
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Technology and the Press
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: This Just in From the N.S. Sherlock Institute for the Bleeding …
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: Apple dominates tech news (now, there's a surprise)
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Research: Apple dominates tech coverage
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: How Apple dominates tech coverage
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Study: Apple Gets More Positive Ink Than Google
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Twitter Boosts Marketer Reach With Plan to Blast Promoted Ads — Positive Signs So Far, With Higher-Than-Average Interaction Rate — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Even after six months, campaigns with nearly 40 different marketers and repeat customers such as Ford, Virgin America and Verizon, Twitter still views its ads as experimental.
Discussion: Softpedia News, Fast Company, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and eMedia Vitals
Prescott Shibles / eMedia Vitals: Twitter ads to be priced on cost-per-engagement basis
Wall Street Journal:
To Advertisers, Twitter's a Fledgling
To Advertisers, Twitter's a Fledgling
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, The Next Web, Silicon Alley Insider and The Wall Blog, more at Techmeme »
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter's Promoted Tweets Sell for $100K and Up
Jeff Cormier / The Next Web: Twitter's promoted tweets already a failure?
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Networks Have Sharing Issues With Hulu — Advertisers are drawn to Hulu in part because the site is a popular place for fans to stream shows like NBC's 30 Rock and The Office. Trouble is, Hulu doesn't actually sell any inventory in those shows. — In fact, according to sources …
Robert Seidman / TVbytheNumbers: BY — Hulu is attractive to advertisers because as far …
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal:
Literary Icon in New Era — New Yorker Launches on iPad Tablet, Adds to Pressure on Apple for Subscriptions — The New Yorker is launching an iPad version of the magazine Monday, in a significant test of an iconic, old-media brand's efforts to refashion itself for the tablet-computer age.
Discussion: New Yorker, The Awl, Apple, Poynter Online, Romenesko, Silicon Alley Insider and kottke.org
Condé Nast Digital / Apple: The New Yorker Magazine — Apple - Store - Mac - iPod …
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: New Yorker launches paid iPad app; no subscription yet
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: New Yorker editors ‘at once delighted and a little bewildered’ by iPad, mag's app
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider: New Yorker iPad Launch Puts Pressure On Apple To Figure Out Digital Subscriptions
Jason Kottke / kottke.org: New Yorker iPad app
New York Times:
Comcast Spends Big in Pressing for Merger — In Jeff Zucker's announcement on Friday that he was stepping aside as the head of NBC Universal, Comcast's purchase of the company was taken almost as a fait accompli. — But the combination of NBC and Comcast is still undergoing government review …
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Comcast's Burke to Take Over New NBCU
Nikki Finke / Deadline.com: TOLDJA! Steve Burke Becomes NBCU CEO
Lindsy Embree / Stop Big Media News: Comcast Spends Big in Pressing for Merger
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Media meltdown ... not! …
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal: Comcast COO to Head NBC Universal
Johnnie L. Roberts / The Wrap: Meet Steve Burke: The Exorcist for What Ails NBCU
Jay Yarow / The Wire: Steve Burke Taking Over As CEO Of NBC Universal
Johnnie L. Roberts / The Wrap:
Steve Burke Replacing Zucker Atop NBCU
Steve Burke Replacing Zucker Atop NBCU
Discussion: rbr.com, Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel, MediaMemo, Media Decoder, AdAge, paidContent, From Inside the Box and Variety
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: The Dominoes Begin To Fall
Jon Lafayette / Multichannel: Zucker Out; Who's Next?
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Burke to Succeed Zucker at NBC Universal
Brian Steinberg / AdAge: Zucker's Fixation on Future Distracted Him From Present
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Burke Will Head NBC Universal Following Comcast Merger
Cynthia Littleton / Variety: Steve Burke takes reins of NBC Universal
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 …
Discussion: paidContent, Romenesko, The Awl, Felix Salmon, The Corsair and Spiersblr
David Kaplan / paidContent: Gawker's Denton: Steve Jobs Has Been Great For Us
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Gawker founder has become more of a mainstream media baron than he admits
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.
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Times Two — Jill Abramson, the Times' first heiress apparent. — When Jill Abramson moved back to New York from Washington, D.C., in the summer of 2003 at the age of 49 to become managing editor of the New York Times, she commemorated the homecoming like a battle-hardened soldier returning from the front: She got a tattoo.
Discussion: Romenesko and On Media's Blog
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Abramson: A female top editor at NYT would be a healthy thing for the country
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: A woman at the top of the Times?
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
Media Mavens: Christopher Batty, Gawker Media — Introvert With ‘Napoleonic Ambition’ Now in His Sixth Year Driving Experimentation and Success at Publisher — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — When Gawker Media founder Nick Denton first met Christopher Batty 10 years ago, the two were based in Silicon Valley …
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Online publishers are more confident but are they making any money? — Association of Online Publishers reports phenomenal growth of apps — Is the online publishing industry out of the woods? The latest survey by the Association of Online Publishers shows a renewed confidence centred on mobile …
Nick Clark / The Independent: Technology at heart of publishers' strategy
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
To Fix Bad Breath, a Gadget Seen on YouTube — WHEN Robert Wagstaff came up with the idea for a tongue brush to cure bad breath, he was sure he had a best seller. But a decade later, after dozens of pitches to dentists and retailers and a $50,000 TV infomercial, he had a dud.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Alyson Shontell / Silicon Alley Insider: A $50MM Failure Goes Viral And Becomes An Overnight Success
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
New CUNY Program to Equip Students to Start Journalism-Based Businesses — Last week, the City University of New York unveiled the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism — the first of its kind in the nation. — As part of this program, the school will offer a master's degree …
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk and The News About The News
Sheyenne Manning / The News About The News: New Journalists Emerge From Changing Climate
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: Gawker, The Wire, Romenesko, Adrants, Felix Salmon, AdPulp and Talking Biz News
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: On the Worthlessness of Corporate Adver-blogs
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Forbes to put advertisers' blogs next to journalists' blogs
Steve Hall / Adrants: IAB Announces Competition to Create New Ad Formats
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 …
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder:
Mad Men, and Women, to Gather in New York — Organizers are putting the final touches on the seventh annual Advertising Week, a kind of Madison Avenue version of Fashion Week. — Advertising Week 2010 is to take place on Monday through Friday, with events at 17 locations around Manhattan.
Discussion: paidContent, Nielsen Wire, Adrants and NYConvergence
Steve Hall / Adrants: It's Advertising Week! Can You Handle It?
Esther Surden / NYConvergence: Advertising Week: Mad Men and Women Meet in NYC
Malcolm Gladwell / New Yorker:
Why the revolution will not be tweeted. — At four-thirty in the afternoon on Monday, February 1, 1960, four college students sat down at the lunch counter at the Woolworth's in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. They were freshmen at North Carolina A. & T., a black college a mile or so away.
Discussion: New York Observer and MediaMemo
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Malcolm Gladwell Doesn't Care if You Retweet This