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.
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard: Why the Daily, Murdoch's “tablet newspaper,” will be DOA
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Rupert Murdoch's Daily iPad Thingy: Is It a Newspaper?
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Murdoch's iPad newspaper eschews the Web
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV: Apps Will “Reshape Paid Content,” Top Media Consultant
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: News Corp. iPad paper's uphill battle
Ross Dawson / Trends in the Living Networks: The issues at the heart of the ‘Murdoch-Jobs’ iPad-only venture
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: 'I'm rooting for concept behind The Daily, but...'
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: The Daily: Murdoch's iPad newspaper is like ‘The New York Post Goes to College’
Dr. Mario R. Garcia / Garcia Media: iPad design: the importance of that first “door” screen in your app
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).
Discussion: Media News
European Journalism Centre / Media News: News Corp. set to unveil iPad newspaper, ‘The Daily’
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 …
Discussion: Gizmodo, more at Techmeme »
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch, BFF?
Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch, BFF?
Discussion: Mashable!, Journalism.co.uk and Guardian
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk: Guardian: Murdoch and Jobs teaming up for iPad newspaper
Edward Helmore / Guardian: Murdoch to launch ‘iNewspaper’ this month
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
For NBC Sale, Tensions Rise in Washington — Comcast is still in negotiations with the government over its proposed takeover of NBC Universal, but that did not stop the cable company from announcing a new management slate for the entertainment giant last week.
Discussion: Online Video News, Hillicon Valley and Gizmodo
James Robinson / Guardian:
UK papers ‘too dependent on ads’ — Book edited by Oxford University academics also claims there is no correlation between internet use and newspaper profitability — British newspapers are too dependent on advertising according to a new book edited by academics at Oxford University.
Discussion: Editor's Blog and Media Law Prof Blog
James Robinson / paidContent:UK: Oxford Academics: Web Not To Blame For Newspapers' Slide
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Old Media Decides Digital Still Needs a ‘Chief’ — Time Inc., Gannett, Clear Channel and Wenner All Seek a New ‘CDO’ — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — It's a good time to be a “chief digital officer,” or at least play one inside a media organization. After a brief heyday mid-decade …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: ‘Chief digital officer’ position makes a comeback
Wall Street Journal:
Online TV Streams Come Under Fire — In the latest cat-and-mouse game between media companies and technology start-ups threatening to undermine their businesses, the big networks are intensifying their fight to stop Internet services that stream TV stations online.
Discussion: Company Town
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: ‘Potter’ …
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Netflix's secret sauce for acquiring content — If you're a Netflix subscriber, you should be happy with the sounds coming out of Hollywood. — One entertainment executive told me last week that other Web video companies looking for content should use Netflix as a model for how to work with the major studios.
Discussion: New York Post
Claire Atkinson / New York Post: It's Miramax to the max on deals
Irina Slutsky / AdAge:
YouTube Readies New Ad Units That Users Can Skip — New Units Will Give Consumer's Choice — Even if That Choice Is to Opt Out — SAN FRANCISCO (AdAge.com) — Whether it's walking out of the room, fast-forwarding on a DVR or paying for premium cable, consumers are used to having choice with ads on TV.
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Cynthia Boris / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: YouTube Prepares to Offer Skippable Ads
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Fighting Unlicensed Content With Algorithms — It's high time to fight the theft of news-related contents, really. A couple of weeks ago, Attributor, a US company, released the conclusions of a five-month study covering the use of unauthorized contents on the internet.
Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
Resentment News (and More Blondes Per Square Foot): Explaining What Fox News Channel Is — Not sure whether I will continue to do these things, but I recorded my second Late Night with PressThink video. It tries to explain “what Fox News actually is, which really means explaining it to myself...”
Discussion: Balloon Juice, Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog and NPR
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog: The Velvet Rope and Fox News
David Folkenflik / NPR: Fox News ‘Nazi’ Rhetoric Starts At The Top
Hendrik Hertzberg / New Yorker:
Glenn Beck's George Soros shows. — It's hardly news when Fox News airs something nasty. This time, though, it's personal—or, at least, institutional. Recently, the nation's highest-rated cable-news network's biggest star devoted three hour-long episodes of his program to an attack on a single prominent citizen.
Ellen McGirt / Fast Company:
I Want My Twitter TV! — Blue Magic: From left, Robin Sloan, Chloe Sladden, and Ross Hoffman mash up anthropology and fun to make Twitter TV. Photograph by Jill Greenberg — Why everyone — CNN, MTV, Conan, and even Google — is tweeting about the future of interactive entertainment.
WWD Media Headlines:
Memo Pad: Kate Middleton, Cover Girl... Jones Empowerment — KATE MIDDLETON, COVER GIRL: Move over, teen moms from middle America, it looks like Kate Middleton will be the new queen of celebrity weeklies for a while. After an eight-year courtship, it was announced last week that Middleton …
Discussion: New York Observer