The Changing Newsroom:
Newsroom Innovation Leaders: The Sports Department — Groves presenting research at AEJMC in Denver — This post is co-authored with Dr. Jonathan Groves, an assistant professor of journalism at Drury University. Both of us have spent several months in newspaper newsrooms …
Discussion: Mark Coddington, Romenesko and JSOnline
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Spotify crashes into Apple on way to U.S. — These are some swinging Swedes, the guys at Spotify. — Founded in Stockholm in 2006, Spotify is is an online streaming music service that has already conquered Europe with the help of a revolutionary desktop service and now desperately wants to make the jump to the United States.
Discussion: TechCrunch, paidContent:UK, Techdirt, Epicenter, Engadget, New York Times and broadstuff
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Apple Trash Talking Spotify As It Prepares Its Competitor
Charlie Sorrel / Epicenter: Report: Apple Blocks Spotify in the U.S.
Leslie Horn / New York Times: Report: Apple Prepping iTunes Subscription Service
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Irony Alert - TechCrunch Disses Spotify for Arrogance
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Apple is changing its tune on music subs
Apple is changing its tune on music subs
Discussion: Reuters, Fast Company, VentureBeat, Ars Technica, New York Times, hypebot, Gizmodo, TechFlash, Tech Trader Daily and ClickZ, more at Techmeme »
Mansi Dutta / Reuters: Apple in talks on fee-based music service: report
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple in talks for iTunes music subscriptions, blocks Spotify in the process
Jared Newman / New York Times: Yawn, Another Subscription iTunes Rumor
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Apple Plots iTunes Music Subscription Service And How To Stop Spotify
Jack Marshall / ClickZ: Rivals Beat Apple to iAd-like Executions on iPad
Ryan Seacrest in talks to launch cable network — EXCLUSIVE: Teaming with CAA, AEG on joint venture — The reality producer, radio personality and “American Idol” host is in early talks with talent agency CAA and entertainment company AEG about jointly launching a new cable network.
Discussion: Southwest Bureau, Media Decoder, Fancast News, The Wrap, Gawker and New York Magazine
Christopher Helman / Southwest Bureau: Ryan Seacrest In New TV Venture With Billionaire Phil Anschutz's AEG
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Ryan Seacrest Backs New Cable Effort
Matt Webb Mitovich / Fancast News: Ryan Seacrest In Talks To Launch New Cable Network
Adrian Chen / Gawker: Oh No: Ryan Seacrest Might Be Starting a Cable Channel
Mike Vilensky / New York Magazine: Ryan Seacrest Might Just Get His Own Channel Now
Hulu prepares IPO amid battle with Netflix — * Morgan Stanley likely to lead underwriters -sources — * Hulu could file IPO plan with SEC this year -source — * IPO could come in first half of 2011 -sources — Popular U.S. Web video service Hulu is prepared to raise as much as $300 million …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Latest On Possible Hulu IPO
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News: Hulu IPO by year's end? Report says it's ready to raise $300 million
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Hulu preparing for $300M IPO to hold ground against Netflix and company?
Kristina Farrah / SiliconANGLE: Hulu Blocks Google TV, Dreams of IPO
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Hulu Could File For IPO By End of 2010
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Hulu Still Beating the IPO Drum
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Report: Web video site Hulu preparing for IPO
TechCrunch / Seeking Alpha: Hulu Reportedly Prepping for $2B IPO
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Twitter data lets NPR glimpse a future of app-loving news junkies — Conventional wisdom tells us that if you hook up your website to Twitter and/or Facebook you should see some increase in online traffic. — But beyond more eyeballs and pageviews, what's the value of all those followers and “likes” to a media organization?
David Cohen / WebNewser: NPR Surveys Its Twitter Followers
Wall Street Journal:
News Outlets Circle Tablet — Several major news organizations are lining up behind a new tablet device from Samsung Electronics Co. built on Google Inc. software, in order to broaden mobile readership beyond owners of Apple Inc. popular iPad. — New York Times Co. and News Corp.'s Wall Street Journal …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: News outlets line up behind Samsung's new tablet
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: NYT, WSJ pin hopes on Samsung's new Galaxy tablet, due out on Sprint Nov. 14
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Samsung Tablet May Cost $400 with Long-Term Contract
Paul Miller / Engadget: News publishers looking to the Galaxy Tab and BlackBerry PlayBook for refuge as well
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: A Verizon iPhone: The torturous rumor timeline, 2007-2010
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Rick Sanchez Tells Mediaite: “I Got Greedy And I Got Mad And I Got In Trouble” — Rick Sanchez came to New York City today for a live interview on Good Morning America and a radio interview on WABC. Before he left for Atlanta, I talked to Sanchez at his hotel, overlooking his former employer, CNN.
Discussion: Media Decoder, Riptide 2.0, Moraes on TV and Breaking News Hound
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Sanchez Apologizes for ‘Offensive’ Comments
Kyle Munzenrieder / Riptide 2.0: Rick Sanchez Begins His Rehabilitation Tour
Lisa de Moraes / Moraes on TV: Rick Sanchez apologizes again, sells some books on “GMA”
Rocky Alvarez / Breaking News Hound: Rick Sanchez Announces New Twitter Handle: @Ricksbook
Laura Oliver / Journalism.co.uk:
WEFHamburg: Crowd-funded news site Spot.us is sticking to startup roots, says founder — “I still consider us a start-up. Some people say 'you're a year-and-a-half old now so forget it.'” — But with a full-time team of never more than three people and a founder who is part customer service …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Journalists as entrepreneurs? That's fine, but not if they have to sell advertising — It is time to talk of heresy. The former Birmingham Post editor Marc Reeves has said once again that the editorial-advertising divide was the industry's biggest mistake.
Discussion: BuzzMachine and Holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: Journalism's leaky condom
Choire / The Awl:
Of 16 ‘Observer’ Departures in the Last Year, 12 Were Women or Gay Men — 75% of the editorial staffers whose careers at the New York Observer predate the current editor that have since departed the paper are women or gay men. The current editor, Kyle Pope, was hired eleven months ago.
Discussion: New York Magazine
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Is the Observer Down to Just One Last Gay?
Robert Fortner / CJR:
The Web Grows Wider — Gates Foundation partnerships with the Guardian and ABC News further complicate global health coverage … The independence of the Guardian's global health journalism has a new guarantor: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Manchester, U.K.-based paper recently announced …
Discussion: Seattle PostGlobe and rbr.com
Laura Oliver / Journalism.co.uk:
WEFHamburg: Invest in a more human side, Zeit online editor tells Google — Google needs to invest in a more human side to its business to work with news providers and publishers, a leading German newspaper website editor said today. — Speaking at the World Editors' Forum in Hamburg …
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
How to Turn a Student Journalism Project into a National Story — Many journalism students hope to break some news with their class projects and get attention beyond the university. This hope recently became a reality for 11 students after The Washington Post and msnbc.com decided …