David Carr / New York Times:
A News Corp. Newspaper, but Not in Print — People who own an iPad will tell you it makes everything look sexier. Maybe even a newspaper. — Rupert Murdoch, an old-timey newspaper romantic, has nonetheless deputized himself as the digital savior of paid content.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like? — News Corp is taking the iPad very seriously as a new way to distribute the news. The media giant is taking it so seriously that it is developing a new publication called the Daily which will only be available on the iPad (no print edition, no Website).
Edward Helmore / Guardian:
Murdoch to launch ‘iNewspaper’ — News Corp reportedly set to launch iPad news publication exclusively via download — Rusbridger warns of ‘chilling effect’ of News Corp's bid for BSkyB — Rupert Murdoch, head of the media giant News Corp, and Steve Jobs, the chief executive of Apple …
Discussion: Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard, Garcia Media, Gizmodo, The Next Web, 9 to 5 Mac, Electronista, Examiner, iClarified and MacDailyNews, more at Techmeme »
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard: Why the Daily, Murdoch's “tablet newspaper,” will be DOA
Dr. Mario R. Garcia / Garcia Media: iPad design: the importance of that first “door” screen in your app
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: News Corp. and Apple to launch tablet-only newspaper, ‘The Daily,’ later this month
Horace Dediu / asymco:
The integrated iPad news daily: Read all about it! — When I wrote my opinion on the future of publishing (Citizen Publisher), I focused my lens on books and magazines. Published works that have relatively low time-sensitivity and hence relatively long shelf life are quite different …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch, BFF? — Not likely. One is a life-long Democrat. The other runs a right-wing media empire. — Murdoch. Credit: World Economic Forum — The Sunday Guardian, borrowing a phrase and most of its facts from a Woman's Wear Daily piece posted three days earlier …
Discussion: Technically Incorrect
Chris Matyszczyk / Technically Incorrect: Steve Jobs to launch iPad newspaper with Rupert Murdoch?
Michael Cieply / Media Decoder:
A Movie Critic Loses Her Screening Privileges (But Gets 'Em Back) — LOS ANGELES — Was it something I said? — Debbie Schlussel, the Michigan-based blogger and movie critic, was left to wonder whether she had offended the powers at Paramount Pictures when she learned last month …
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
NSFW: Sarah Palin - How's That Promotey, Embargoey Stuff Workin' Out for Ya? — On Thursday, I suggested that Sarah Palin's kids' ill-judged behaviour on Facebook could be traced back to their mother's attitude towards online critics. — The post garnered a range of considered …
Discussion: MediaMemo, CNN and Associated Press
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Gawker loses round with Sarah Palin
Gawker loses round with Sarah Palin
Discussion: MediaMemo, Media Decoder, Gothamist, Runnin' Scared, Mediaite, On Media's Blog and Hot Air
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Gawker Yanks Palin's Book Excerpt After Court Order
Sarah Wheaton / Media Decoder: Gawker Ordered to Remove Palin Book Excerpts
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Sarah Palin's Publisher Suing Gawker: Are the Pageviews Worth the Price?
Frances Martel / Mediaite: (UPDATED) Harper Collins Sues Gawker Over Sarah Palin Book Excerpts
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Palin's publisher sues Gawker for book leak
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Is the tech press needed anymore? (how Apple iPhone apps take off now) — Datapoint one: John Gruber is noting that Android doesn't have very many of the industry's best apps. — Datapoint two. Starbucks CIO says that he's forced to use HTML 5 to support Apple iOS users …
Discussion: SAI, Daring Fireball and Gizmodo, more at Techmeme »
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Where Are the Android Killer Apps?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Is Android an Ugly Platform?
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal:
LeBron James Ad Asks for It — In an arty, soul-searching 90-second Nike commercial released in October, basketball star LeBron James asks repeatedly, “What should I do?” — Angry fans, in loud and blistering terms, have been telling him. — Myriad remixes and spoofs of the ad …
David Folkenflik / NPR:
Fox News ‘Nazi’ Rhetoric Starts At The Top … Fox News and NPR once again found themselves in the news Thursday, this time driven by the comments of Fox News chief Roger Ailes, who in published remarks referred to NPR executives as “Nazis” for terminating the contract of news analyst Juan Williams.
New York Times:
Dining Out on Different Budgets — Views from readers, responses from the staff and thoughts from Arthur S. Brisbane, the public editor. — I'm a loyal Times reader, but lately I have grown dismayed by the reviews of restaurants that the vast majority of New Yorkers cannot afford to patronize.
Peter Preston / Guardian:
Is Alexander Lebedev's journalism crusade an empty one? — Alexander Lebedev's Society of Editors talk revealed a principled proprietor but he needs to back up words with action — Alexander Lebedev, ex-spy, current banker, entrepreneur and newspaper proprietor, came to charm the Society …