New York Times:
Pleading Sanity — At his Rally to Restore Sanity, Jon Stewart complained about the shrieking tone of cable news. Were you watching when a montage juxtaposed footage from your news show with that of Glenn Beck's? — I saw that. I was sitting at home, with my notebooks for the election …
Discussion: Mediaite, Runnin' Scared, The Huffington Post, Inside Cable News and CNN
Frances Martel / Mediaite: Keith Olbermann Tells NYT In Pre-Suspension Interview: 'I Don't …
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Glossy Liberal Magazine Brings Keith Olbermann Out of MSNBC Suspension Slumber
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Biden Asked Olbermann For Anger Advice: NYT
Alexander Mooney / CNN: Olbermann suspended for Dem contributions
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Maddow Says Olbermann's Suspension Shows Difference Between MSNBC and Fox News — By suspending Keith Olbermann for contributing money to Democratic candidates, MSNBC appears to be trying to differentiate itself from the Fox News Channel, which does not discourage employees from making personal donations …
Discussion: New York Times, Hit & Run, Gothamist, SAI, Runnin' Scared, Talking Points Memo and The Wire
Michael C. Moynihan / Hit & Run: In Defense of Keith Olbermann
Henry Blodget / SAI: Sorry, MSNBC, You Still Have Some Explaining To Do
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Rachel Maddow on Keith Olbermann Suspension: At Least MSNBC Isn't Fox News
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.
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite: Keith Olbermann Suspended From MSNBC Indefinitely
Jonathan Berr / DailyFinance: Keith Olbermann Suspended for Making Political Donations
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: MSNBC suspends Olbermann over political donations
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico: Political giving not unusual on cable
Phil Rosenthal / Tower Ticker: Keith Olbermann suspended by MSNBC: What was he thinking?
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
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)
Alex Pareene / Salon: Do the NBC News campaign donation rules apply to CNBC?
Chris Ariens / mediabistro.com:
Will Keith Olbermann Return to MSNBC?
Will Keith Olbermann Return to MSNBC?
Discussion: The Daily Caller, BuzzMachine, Mediaite, 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 …
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: The Wire, mediabistro.com, Romenesko and Washington Post
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, paidContent and TBD All News
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Brady confirms he's out as TBD general manager
David Kaplan / paidContent: Jim Brady Exits Hyperlocal TBD After Only A Year
Steve Buttry / TBD All News: Jim Brady leaves TBD
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, AdAge, paidContent, Mediaite, New York Observer, TechCrunch, New York Magazine and MyFox Philadelphia
Nat Ives / AdAge: U.S. News & World Report All but Quits Print
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: USN&WR Completes Its Retreat From Printing News
Ray Rahman / Mediaite: U.S. News & World Report To End Weekly Publication
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 …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Election week wrap-up: Tuesday night traffic trends from some prominent politics websites — Among the victors emerging from Tuesday's midterm elections was digital news. On sites' homepages and politics sections across the web, interactive features, data-rich graphics …
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
Did Techcrunch Take Down Its Unconfirmed Google Sexual-Assault Story? — Whether it's publishing stolen business plans or breaking publicist embargoes, Techcrunch is notorious for its take-no-prisoners approach to online journalism. — But the audacious blog may have lost its nerve amid …
Discussion: Gawker and TechCrunch, more at Techmeme »
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Googler Accuses Twitter Engineer Of Sexual Assault, Trial By Twitter Commences
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
Dish CEO: My Kids Think I'm Crazy For Being In Pay-TV Biz — A startling admission from Charlie Ergen, CEO of Dish Network (NSDQ: DISH), on his company's Q3-earnings call capped a week of high anxiety and low expectations in the media business. — Asked to assess the pressures …
Discussion: Engadget and Broadcasting & Cable
Mike Farrell / Broadcasting & Cable: Sub Losses Plague Dish in Q3
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