Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Netflix Partner Says Comcast ‘Toll’ Threatens Online Video Delivery — Level 3 Communications, a central partner in the Netflix online movie service, accused Comcast on Monday of charging a new fee that puts Internet video companies at a competitive disadvantage.
Discussion: Susan Crawford blog, NetNewsCheck Latest, GigaOM, Company Town, Broadcasting & Cable, The Wrap, MediaPost and MediaPost, more at Techmeme »
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Forget Net Neutrality, Comcast Might Break the Web
Todd Spangler / Broadcasting & Cable: Level 3 Alleges Comcast Demanded Fees To Deliver Internet Content
Daniel Frankel / The Wrap: Netflix Partner: Comcast Charging Toll for Online Video Deliveries
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
Level 3, Comcast in a Cat Fight Over Online Video — Updated: Level 3, the middle-mile Internet provider that recently signed up as a primary content delivery network for Netflix, has accused Comcast of violating the tenants of network neutrality. Level 3, in a press statement …
Discussion: Level 3 Communications, Comcast Voices, Fortune, Techdirt and SlashGear, more at Techmeme »
Joe Waz / Comcast Voices: Comcast Comments on Level 3
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: With demands on Level 3, Comcast ups its fight with Netflix
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Video: Virgin's iPad Mag ‘Project’ Gets Animated, Coming Tuesday — Word reaches us that Virgin's virgin iPad-only magazine is Christened “Project” and is due to hit the tablet's iTunes Store at this link with a launch by Richard Branson in New York on Tuesday; price unknown.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Richard Branson's iPad App: $2.99, Instructions Included. You'll Need Them.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Richard Branson's Project iPad magazine teased in video, rumored launch Tuesday
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Virgin's iPad-Only Magazine to Launch Tonight
Jennifer Allan / Electricpig.co.uk: Virgin Project iPad only magazine out now, but glitchy
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: Richard Branson's iPad magazine launches Tuesday
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Virgin's iPad-Only Project Hits The App Store; $2.99 Per Issue, iOS 4.2 Required
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Sneak Peak: Richard Branson's iPad Magazine launches tomorrow
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Richard Branson to launch iPad magazine
Nick Rizzo / Capital New York:
Richard Branson unveils Jeff Bridges, cars, and fiddly things for Ipad — Virgin Group emperor Sir Richard Branson debuts his Ipad-exclusive magazine tomorrow. What will it look like? — Well for starters, the “cover” (or is this called a homepage? or homescreen?) is about Jeff Bridges' coming Tron.
Chris / Project Magazine:
Discussion: Monday Note
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note: Key Success Factors for a tablet-only “paper”
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Wants To Spill Your Corporate Secrets — In a rare interview, Assange tells Forbes that the release of Pentagon and State Department documents are just the beginning. His next target: big business. — Early next year, Julian Assange says, a major American bank will suddenly find itself turned inside out.
Discussion: Hit & Run, New York Times, Yahoo! News, Guardian, Wall Street Journal, The Independent, New York Observer, Politics Daily, News: News blog, DealBook, WL Central and Washington Post, more at Techmeme », Thanks:taylorbuley
Mark Landler / New York Times: Clinton Says U.S. Diplomacy Will Survive ‘Attack’
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: WikiLeaks still not sharing docs with Washington Post
Matthew Weaver / Guardian: WikiLeaks cables: US spurned McKinnon plea from Brown
Wall Street Journal: To Publish Leaks Or Not to Publish? — An organization has obtained secret documents.
Mike Taylor / New York Observer: Wikileaks Readying Vigilante Transparency Assault on a Major U.S. Bank
Peter Lattman / DealBook: Next WikiLeaks Target: Big Business
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post: WikiLeaks's unveiling of secret State Department cables exposes U.S. diplomacy
Michael Oneal / Chicago Tribune:
Judge in Tribune Co. bankruptcy being pushed to his limits — Complexity of overseeing four restructuring plans creates what one participant calls ‘four-ring circus’ — WILMINGTON, Del. — The judge in Tribune Co.'s nearly 2-year-old bankruptcy case struggled openly at a key hearing Monday …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Tribune bankruptcy judge tries to referee ‘four-ring circus’
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
The Daily Kill Dossier: A Hit List of News Corp's Freshest Poaches — As it's been noted, News Corp's daily newspaper built just for the iPad — The Daily — is on the way. It is Rupert Murdoch's newest child, the Draco Malfoy to his Voldemort. As such, they're hiring or trying …
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: More Defections to News Corp.'s Daily
Emily Bell / Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch's iPad experiment is unlikely to succeed | Emily Bell
Rupert Murdoch's iPad experiment is unlikely to succeed | Emily Bell
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine: Reading ‘The Daily’
Liz Gannes / All Things Digital:
Twitter Gets a Hollywood Guy: Omid Ashtari [NetworkEffect] — Twitter has hired its first official liaison to the stars: Creative Artists Agency veteran Omid Ashtari. His first day at the microblogging service was today. — Ashtari told me he is “going to be Twitter's L.A. person” …
Discussion: Lost Remote
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Inside Twitter's bid to become TV's best friend
Tim Hirsch / BBC:
Rio favela tweets create overnight celebrity — A 17-year-old Twitter user gave Brazilians a rare insider's view of events in his favela — For the past few days, Brazilians watched transfixed as scenes more reminiscent of Iraq or Afghanistan than of their own “marvellous city”, Rio de Janeiro, unfolded live on TV screens.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Twitter Powers Teenager's News Network During Rio Raids
Inside the Wild, Wacky, Profitable World of Boing Boing — It's eccentric. It's unprofessional. And it makes money. How four people who do exactly what they want run one of the most popular blogs on the planet. — In conversation, it seemed to me as though the founders …
Discussion: Boing Boing
Mark Frauenfelder / Boing Boing: Fast Company profiles Boing Boing
David Glenn / CJR:
The Record Keeper — Carol Rosenberg owns the Guantánamo beat … On January 11, 2002, the first twenty detainees landed at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. Their arrival was witnessed by a cluster of journalists who stood on a hill 400 yards from the runway.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Miami Herald's Rosenberg owns the Guantanamo beat
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
A Modest Proposal for the Future of Online Magazines — For well over a decade, Salon.com has tried to solve the puzzle of how to put out a daily online-only magazine featuring quality writing and journalism without losing money. They've failed. We have just one decent idea for their survival.
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Who Wants to Buy Salon.com? Anyone?
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Links: Whose Feelings Didn't Get Hurt Today?
Dawn Kawamoto / DailyFinance: Is Salon.com Looking to Turn a Page With a Merger?
P.J. Salvatore / Big Journalism: After Suffering Massive Losses, Salon.com Looking for Partner
Kevin Zimmerman / splicetoday.com: Remember Salon.com?
Daveibsen / 5 Blogs Before Lunch: Salon.com on the block: “I think we'd all like to think you don't …
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: Is Salon.com Looking for a Media Partner?
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Salon mulls merger
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal: Salon Opens Parlor to Possible Partner
The Bygone Bureau:
Best New Blogs of 2010 — This year's contributors — Robin Sloan — Mediagazer doesn't have the look of a classic blog; it's laid out like an aggregator, and at first glance, it looks pretty mechanical. Sure enough, there are feed-reading machines behind the scenes — some of the same guts that make TechMeme go.
Discussion: Argo, the Blog and Snarkmarket
Robin Sloan / Snarkmarket: Beauty and the book
James M. Naughton / obit-mag.com:
A Death Notice for Obituaries? — Tom O'Meara was a close friend of our daughter Lara. As he neared death at the too-soon age of 44 in Santa Monica, I remembered Tom had worked for years to develop electric cars for General Motors. — As Tom's condition grew dire, Lara went to visit him.
Discussion: The Buttry Diary
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
Remembering the Web Before Advertising — Re-living the Internet's Blissful Commercial-Free Days With AdBlock Plus — Those of us who are old enough (and giddy about technology enough) can remember there was once a lovely, almost buoyant period in the web's infancy when it was illustrated …