Steve Myers / Poynter Online:
Jim Brady: Multiple, minor disagreements led to TBD resignation — Jim Brady said Friday evening that he stepped down as the head of TBD, the upstart Washington, D.C. news site, because he and Robert Allbritton, chairman and chief executive of Allbritton Communications, “had some …
Discussion: SAI, mediabistro.com, Romenesko and Washington Post
Henry Blodget / SAI: Jim Brady, Boss Of Hot Local News Site TBD, Out After Silly Fight …
Betsy Rothstein / mediabistro.com: A Note From Allbritton Regarding TBD...
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: TBD's Brady, Allbritton had minor disagreements on many issues
Paul Farhi / Washington Post: Jim Brady out at local-news startup TBD.com
Betsy Rothstein / mediabistro.com:
Brady Out at TBD — FishbowlDC has learned that Jim Brady, the former Washingtonpost.com editor who runs TBD, has told colleagues he's out at the new startup. Here is what we know. Brady told colleagues late today...We hear Publisher Robert Allbritton is planning to grow the company …
Discussion: Romenesko, TBD All News and paidContent
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Brady confirms he's out as TBD general manager
Steve Buttry / TBD All News: Jim Brady leaves TBD
David Kaplan / paidContent: Jim Brady Exits Hyperlocal TBD After Only A Year
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
USN&WR: ‘December issue will be our last printed monthly sent to subscribers’ — Memo to US News & World Report employees — RE: Completing Our Shift to the Digital World — Colleagues, We're finally ready to complete our transition to a predominantly digital publishing model with selected, single-topic print issues.
Discussion: US News, Mediaite, AdAge, New York Observer, paidContent, TechCrunch, New York Magazine and MyFox Philadelphia
Ray Rahman / Mediaite: U.S. News & World Report To End Weekly Publication
Nat Ives / AdAge: U.S. News & World Report All but Quits Print
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: USN&WR Completes Its Retreat From Printing News
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: U.S. News & World Report Joins The Print Deadpool
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: US News to Shut Down Print Operations
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
U.S. News & World Report to Become Online Only — U.S. News & World Report, the magazine that in recent years has gone from a weekly, to a semimonthly to a monthly, will no longer exist as a regularly printed publication. — The magazine's editors announced on Friday that U.S. News would become an online-only source of news.
Discussion: New York Times
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times: U.S. News & World Report to End Monthly Publication
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
On the Media: 'Old media's' dilemma of charging for online content — Some experts agree that pay-to-read is an economic necessity, but the key is finding a price and billing plan that won't scare off readers. — Fred from high school e-mailed this week out of the blue, wondering why the …
John Cook / Gawker:
Olbermann 'Doesn't Answer' to NBC News Standards — MSNBC chief Phil Griffin suspended Keith Olbermann today for violating “NBC News policy and standards” by donating to three Democratic congressional candidates last month. But according to an NBC News source, MSNBCers have been exempt from those rules for years.
Discussion: Mediaite, Tower Ticker, Romenesko, The Daily Beast, Mixed Media, Runnin' Scared, Weekly Standard, New York Magazine, Media Decoder, CBS News, The Plum Line, Yahoo! News, ThinkProgress, The Daily Caller, CJR, Big Think, The Atlantic Online, The Politico, CBS New York, Salon and TPM LiveWire
Frances Martel / Mediaite: Fox News' Red Eye Gives Keith Olbermann Giddiest Goodbye Yet
Phil Rosenthal / Tower Ticker: Keith Olbermann suspended by MSNBC: What was he thinking?
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: MSNBC suspends Olbermann over political donations
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Handicapping What Comes Next for Keith Olbermann
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared: Five Potential Countdown Hosts for Tonight
William Kristol / Weekly Standard: Keep Keith! — On Olbermann's unjust suspension.
Brian Montopoli / CBS News: Keith Olbermann Suspended from MSNBC
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line: Keith Olbermann booted from MSNBC
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: MSNBC suspends Olbermann over political contributions
John Guardiano / The Daily Caller: Williams and Olbermann have no ‘conflict of interest’
Joel Meares / CJR: Olbermann Out For Now — But was it the right call?
Lindsay Beyerstein / Big Think: Chris Hayes Will Not Sub for Keith Olbermann After All (Correction)
Simmi Aujla / The Politico: Keith Olbermann contributed to three Democrats
Mzielinska / CBS New York: Olbermann Suspended For Political Contributions
Alex Pareene / Salon: Do the NBC News campaign donation rules apply to CNBC?
Chris Ariens / mediabistro.com:
Will Keith Olbermann Return to MSNBC? — Add Keith Olbermann to the list of MSNBC hosts suspended for things they've said, done, or in Olbermann's case, not done. He failed to tell his boss he was planning to donate money to the campaigns of three democratic congressmen.
Discussion: BuzzMachine, Mediaite, The Daily Caller, Inside Cable News, mediabistro.com and The Huffington Post
Inside Cable News: Olbermann Suspended — Wow, if this doesn't send a message, I don't know what will.
Blake Gernstetter / mediabistro.com: Breaking: Keith Olbermann Suspended from MSNBC Indefinitely …
Emma Barnett / Telegraph:
Andrew Ross Sorkin: The man behind Dealbook — Andrew Ross Sorkin, bestselling author and acclaimed New York Times business reporter, is part of a new breed of entrepreneurial journalists. He tells Emma Barnett how technology helped him ‘own’ his beat.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: The man behind Dealbook
PARSING ELECTION DAY MEDIA - HOW THE MIDTERMS MESSAGE VARIED BY PLATFORM — The media serve several functions when it comes to coverage of election results, whether it is the mainstream press engaged in reporting news or citizens using technology to share and participate in it.
Evan Britton / The Business Insider:
Why The Pay-To-Read Model Won't Work For Newspapers On The Web — As newspapers have gone belly up, one model that is always tossed around is the pay-to-read model. — Essentially, the plan would be for a newspaper to eliminate distribution via print and delivery and instead move all of the content to the Web.
Vadim Lavrusik / Mashable!:
How News Organizations Are Generating Revenue From Social Media — Though social media has proved itself an effective tool in helping journalists gather news and connect with their communities, a pervading question among the skeptics still remains: Where's the money?
Discussion: Transformation Tracker and The Atlantic Online, Thanks:lavrusik
David Shedden / Transformation Tracker: News Organizations Search for Social Media Revenue
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: Did the Post's Election Twitter Experiment Work?
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Close Read: How WSJ Went to Bat for Murdoch's BSkyB Deal — Consolidation of media ownership is always going to be a fraught issue for The Wall Street Journal, especially when that ownership is being consolidated in the hands of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch, the paper's owner.