Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
I Am a Blogger No Longer — This is my final blog post for The Atlantic. Five years ago, as a way to boost the competitive metabolism of The Hotline, Chuck Todd hired me away from ABC News to create “Hotline On Call.” I was to be the first political reporter working for a mainstream news …
Discussion: The Daily Dish, The New Republic and Romenesko, Thanks:taylorbuley
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Saying Goodbye To Personal Pronouns
Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic: A Blogger's Farewell
David Carr / New York Times:
Olbermann, Impartiality and MSNBC — MSNBC, worried that its reputation as a fair broker of the news hung in the balance, sent Keith Olbermann to the woodshed on Friday for an unpaid suspension because he had donated $7,200 to some of the Democratic politicians he had championed on his hit show “Countdown.”
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable: Comcast: We Weren't Involved In Olbermann Decision
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Keith Olbermann Is the Brett Favre of MSNBC
Rachel Maddow / msnbc.com: NBC: Olbermann suspension ending Tuesday
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared: Press Clips: Murderous Monday Feelings
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast: Olbermann's Wrist Slap
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Keith Olbermann Suspension Ending: The Reactions
Jonathan Berr / DailyFinance: Keith OIbermann, Widely Defended, Will Return to MSNBC
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Keith Olbermann Will Return To MSNBC Tuesday
Keith Olbermann Will Return To MSNBC Tuesday
Discussion: PopEater, New York Times, Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Wall Street Journal, Gawker, New York Magazine and Runnin' Scared
Brian Stelter / New York Times: MSNBC to Lift Olbermann Suspension on Tuesday
Paul Farhi / Washington Post: MSNBC ends suspension of host Keith Olbermann
Meghan McCain / The Daily Beast: Keith Olbermann Is No Journalist
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal: MSNBC's Olbermann to Return Tuesday
Max Read / Gawker: Keith Olbermann Is Coming Back on Tuesday
Avi Zenilman / New York Magazine: Keith Olbermann Will Be Back on Tuesday
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Huffington Post Adds Divorce Section — There are the society pages, the wedding pages, and now the divorce pages. — Courtesy of Arianna Huffington and Nora Ephron, two women whose own marriages dissolved in public fashion, The Huffington Post is set to begin on Monday a section devoted exclusively …
Discussion: New York Observer, NPR Topics, Editors Weblog and The Hairpin
Hunter Walker / New York Observer: Bob Iger's Wife Launching Divorce Web Page For HuffPo
Betsy Rothstein / mediabistro.com:
WaPo Rips Off Two Stories; Media Writer Says it Doesn't Matter — This weekend WaPo ripped off two media stories from other media outlets without crediting those sources. One was the MSNBC Keith Olbermann suspension story, which was broken by Politico's Simmi Aujla on Friday morning.
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Bad News for Liberals May Be Good News for a Liberal Magazine — Other than perhaps the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee, there were few places as despondent on election night as the Manhattan offices of The Nation, the 146-year-old journal of fiery leftist opinion.
Nisha Chittal / Mediaite: New York Times: Boom Times For Liberal Magazines?
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: The Nation hopes to benefit from GOP gains
Wall Street Journal:
AOL Hires Advisers, With Eye on Yahoo — AOL Inc. has hired financial advisers to explore various strategic options for the company, one of which includes a possible tie-up with bigger rival Yahoo Inc., people familiar with the matter said. — In recent days, AOL's advisers …
Discussion: BoomTown, AdAge, MediaPost, San Francisco Chronicle, SAI, Reuters, DealBook, Search Engine Land, Deal Journal and paidContent, more at Techmeme »
Edmund Lee / AdAge: Why Yahoo Should Say No to AOL
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Puzzling Over Potential AOL-Yahoo Tie-Up
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Tim Armstrong Called Carol Bartz To Talk About All The Yahoo-AOL Speculation
Paritosh Bansal / Reuters: AOL hires advisers for options, eyes Yahoo: report
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Report: Hungry Bankers Manipulate Press To Kickstart AOL-Yahoo Merger Talks
Stephen Grocer / Deal Journal: Deals of the Day: AOL Eyes Yahoo
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: AOL's Interest In Yahoo Advances—A Bit
Lacey Rose / Moneywood:
Meet The Man Who Lured Conan O'Brien To Cable — Steve Koonin — Image by Getty Images via @daylife — Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin staged the biggest coup of his career when he snagged late night's Conan O'Brien out from under Fox's nose earlier this year.
Discussion: The Wire and New York Times
Ujala Sehgal / The Wire: How TBS Snagged Conan O'Brien From Fox
Bill Carter / New York Times: High Hopes for Conan O'Brien's Debut
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Card for a Card: AmEx Hires Conan
Card for a Card: AmEx Hires Conan
Kim France / Slate:
Is Shampoo Worth $140 a Tub? — As Lucky's editor, I got all the beauty products I wanted for free. Here's what I'll use now that I have to buy my own. — After 10 years as the founding editor-in-chief of Lucky magazine, I became, one Wednesday not so very long ago, Lucky's former founding editor-in-chief.
Adam Sternbergh / New York Magazine:
Jimmy Fallon's good humor. — The most frequently leveled criticism of Jimmy Fallon is that he laughs too much. He laughs before jokes, after jokes, during jokes. He is TV's most inveterate cracker-upper since Harvey Korman and Tim Conway on The Carol Burnett Show, or since Paul Lynde's reign …
James McQuivey / paidContent:
Why The Book Business May Soon Be The Most Digital Of All Media Industries — Consider it an inauguration of sorts, a celebration of the e-book industry becoming a member of the major media club just as digital music and online video have before them. When you influence a billion dollars, people have to take you seriously.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Boxee Goes Hunting for Big Bucks — Boxee, which makes software that makes it easy to watch Web video on your TV, celebrates a big milestone this week, when the first Boxee-branded hardware starts shipping to consumers. The start-up is celebrating with an event at New York's Irving Plaza.
Discussion: GigaOM, more at Techmeme »
Liz Shannon Miller / GigaOM: Boxee Seeks Extra Cash, But Is It A Good Deal?
The Washington Post comes to iPad — WASHINGTON — Today The Washington Post introduced its new App for iPad, now available on the App Store. It combines The Post's trusted reporting and analysis with innovative social media and sharing capabilities and award-winning multimedia to provide an immersive news experience for iPad users.
Discussion: Mobile Media, BlogPost and Editors Weblog
Melissa Bell / BlogPost: RockMelt: Intrusive browser or next-generation Web search?
Emma Heald / Editors Weblog: Washington Post's iPad app is here
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: SB Nation Raises $10.5 Million in Khosla Ventures-Led Series C Round — SB Nation, the Washington, D.C.-based sports blog and news start-up, has just completed a $10.5 million Series C round, which is being led by Khosla Ventures, according to sources.
Discussion: VatorNews, Pulse2, paidContent, Local Onliner and SAI
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: SB Nation Raises $10.5 Million
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: SB Nation Ups Its Funding To Nearly $24 Million With New Round
Lauren A. E. Schuker / Wall Street Journal:
Chernin to Start Asia Venture — Former News Corp. President to Launch Hong Kong-Based Media Company — A venture led by former News Corp. President Peter Chernin is expected Monday to announce the launch of a media start-up in Asia, a move that shows the growing importance of the region and its audiences to American companies.
Discussion: Agence France Presse
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
AOL's Attempt to Spruce Up Its Sites Washes Away Ad Revenue — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — It's going to get worse before it gets better. — That's been CEO Tim Armstrong's message since he took the job of fixing sick patient AOL more than 18 months ago. Anyone looking for a glimmer of turnaround won't find much in the numbers.
Simon Owens / The Next Web:
How does Gawker determine whether it will pay for a scoop? — It seems that every time a blog under the Gawker Media banner breaks a major, internet-consuming story — whether it's an iPhone prototype, nude pictures of Brett Favre, or a first-person account of a 25-year-old's sleepover …