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
Paul Miller / Engadget: News publishers looking to the Galaxy Tab and BlackBerry PlayBook for refuge as well
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Samsung Tablet May Cost $400 with Long-Term Contract
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: NYT, WSJ eying Samsung's Galaxy Tab — may launch on Sprint Nov. 14 for $399
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: A Verizon iPhone: The torturous rumor timeline, 2007-2010
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, 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
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
Michael Shain / New York Post:
CNN courts Couric — Tweet — Friends of Katie Couric are saying the chances of her remaining at CBS are getting slimmer. — CNN appears especially eager to sign Couric now that the new show starring ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer is off to a stumbling start. — Jeff Bewkes, the CEO …
Discussion: TVNewser, Gawker, The Wire, Inside Cable News, NewscastStudio Blog, The X Factor and newsfeed.time.com
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: NY Post Floats Another Katie Couric to CNN Rumor
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Will CNN Waste Lots of Money to Get Katie Couric?
Chris Gentilviso / newsfeed.time.com: Quotes: Christine O'Donnell Talks to CNN About Her Campaign
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Apple is changing its tune on music subs — Tweet — Apple is talking with the major record labels about a subscription music service that would give customers unlimited access to songs for a monthly fee, sources told The Post. — Apple iTunes boss Eddy Cue was on the phone with music honchos …
Discussion: Media Maverick, Reuters, Ars Technica, paidContent, Fast Company, hypebot, Gizmodo, ClickZ, TechFlash, Cisco Blog and Crave, more at Techmeme »
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick: Spotify crashes into Apple on way to U.S.
Mansi Dutta / Reuters: Apple in talks on fee-based music service: report
Robert Andrews / paidContent: Spotify Tries Live Concert Broadcasts For Premium Payers
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
Seow Hiong Goh / Cisco Blog: Measuring Broadband Penetration - By population, household or something else?
Josh Lowensohn / Crave: The gadget blog: Report: iPhone's glass back giving Apple headaches
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
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Hulu Could File For IPO By End of 2010
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News: Hulu IPO by year's end? Reports says its ready to raise $300 million
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Hulu Still Beating the IPO Drum
Kristina Farrah / SiliconANGLE: Hulu Blocks Google TV, Dreams of IPO
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Report: Web video site Hulu preparing for IPO
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 and Moraes on TV
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”
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
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Esquire for the iPad: Not Just Another Magazine Under Glass — “Hello, I am Javier Bardem. Welcome to Esquire magazine.” — So opens the October edition of Esquire for the iPad, the first issue the Hearst-owned title has created for the device. The walking and talking video …
Discussion: MediaMemo, Folio, Poynter Online and New York Observer
Jason Fell / Folio: Two More Magazine iPad Apps Drop
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Esquire launches new iPad app
John Bracken / KnightBlog:
Knight News Challenge '11: Mobile, Authenticity, Sustainability and Community — I'm happy to be able to share with you the details of the fifth Knight News Challenge, which will launch October 25. — As a newcomer to Knight Foundation, I can state without hubris that the News Challenge …
Discussion: Knight Foundation News …, Lost Remote and News for Digital Journalists
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: Knight News Challenge '11 focuses on new areas
Holland Cotter / New York Times:
Art and News, Intersecting in the Digital Age — After steady assault from Twitter, Facebook and Blogger Nation, we have come to this: “The Last Newspaper.” Or so the title of the New Museum's big fall show seems to tell us. In reality the situation isn't quite that dire.
Can hacks and hackers work together? A new ‘living experiment’ looks to find out — Can hacks and hackers work together in the new online news world? This is the question posed by Open Journalism And The Open Web, a free online course being run by the online educational community site p2pu.org …
Choire / The Awl:
LA Times Declares War on “Rumors Spread by Bloggers with Axes to Grind” — The LA Times send out a newsletter today recruiting advertisers to the newsletter of The Envelope, which is (or at least should be!) the intentionally gossipy, rumor-filled awards-show blogging fiesta at their paper.
Discussion: LA Observed and The Atlantic Wire
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: LAT markets against bloggers *
Borrell conference looks at local mobile advertising opportunities for newspapers — INMA covered the recent Borrell Associates Local Mobile Advertising Conference in Dallas and came away impressed with the opportunities for newspapers learned from TV, direct mail, online pure-plays, and Yellow Pages.
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 …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Marimow out as Philadelphia Inquirer executive editor — Bill Marimow will remain at the paper, according to the Inquirer's Twitter feed. Romenesko tipsters and others are reporting that deputy managing editor/operations Stan Wischnowski is interim executive editor. Nov. 8, 2006: Marimow named Inquirer editor.
Discussion: Media Decoder and NetNewsCheck Latest
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: Philadelphia Inquirer Editor Out as New Owners Take Control