Brian Stelter / New York Times:
At CNN, Talk Show Tensions — In one sweeping move, the 8 p.m. political talk show “Parker Spitzer” could have turned around CNN's flailing prime-time ratings, publicly rehabilitated the fallen New York governor Eliot Spitzer, and turned his co-host Kathleen Parker into a television star.
Discussion: The Wire, Yahoo! News, TVNewser, Chickaboomer, Mediaite, New York Observer, Company Town, On Media's Blog, The Huffington Post and Inside Cable News
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: The NYT Confirms There's Not Nearly Enough Conflict And Tension …
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Despite ‘stagnant’ ratings, CNN sticks by ‘Parker Spitzer’
Marty / Chickaboomer: CNN: Name Your Cuts
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Kathleen Parker Concedes “Tension” At CNN's Parker Spitzer
Dan Duray / New York Observer: ‘Parker Spitzer’ Won't Ditch Parker, Will Continue to Cater to Spitzer
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Home movies aren't cheap! …
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Parker: “I don't storm. I saunter.”
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Tension At ‘Parker Spitzer’
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
New York Post Political Editor Quits After Fight With Tyrant Boss — Gregg Birnbaum was the well-liked political editor of the New York Post, a 17-year veteran of the paper. Until yesterday, when he left abruptly. The reason, we hear: he got sick of NYP chief Col Allan's obnoxious behavior.
Discussion: On Media's Blog, FishbowlNY and Poynter
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: NY Post political editor quits
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Political Editor at New York Post Quits
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: New York Post political editor quits after fight with boss
Lauren A. E. Schuker / Wall Street Journal:
Movies at Home, for $20,000 — A proposed service aims to bring movies to homes the same day they hit theaters, a milestone that Hollywood has long anticipated with a mixture of fear and fascination. — But there's a catch: At the prices currently being discussed by Prima Cinema Inc. …
Discussion: /Film, IFC.com, Gizmodo and The Moviefone Blog
Alison Willmore / IFC.com: Want to See a New Movie on Opening Night Without Leaving Your Home?
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: First-Run Movies at Home? Sure, For $20,000
How Wikileaks has woken up journalism. — If you follow the latest cache of diplomatic cables leaked by Wikileaks and reported by the Guardian, The New York Times and others it is impossible not to conclude that this is a pivotal moment for journalism, its teaching and its practice.
Greg Mitchell / The Nation: BLOGGING THE WIKILEAKS for Wednesday, Day 11
John Battelle / SAI: Why Wouldn't Google Mirror WikiLeaks?
Michael Ellsberg / ellsberg.net: Daniel Ellsberg's Website
Sydney Smith / http://www.Stinkyjournalism.org: The above INTERPOL Wanted notice has been publicly posted …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon: Anti-WikiLeaks lies and propaganda - from TNR, Lauer, Feinstein and more
Robert Mackey / The Lede: Updates on Leak of U.S. Cables, Day 10
Rachel Slajda / TPMMuckraker: Lieberman: NYT May Have Committed Crime By Publishing Wikileaks Cables (VIDEO)
Dianne Feinstein / Wall Street Journal: Prosecute Assange Under the Espionage Act
Jodiolson / Twitter Blog:
Now Playing on #newTwitter: Embedded Music, TV Shows, Slides and More — One of the most popular features of #newTwitter is the ability to check out photos, videos, and music directly in the details pane. Click on a Tweet with a link to media, and the details pane on the right lets …
Discussion: GigaOM, Shaping the Future …, TechCrunch, The Wall Blog, The Social, paidContent, WebNewser and The Next Web, more at Techmeme »
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: While Others Launch Apps, Twitter Builds on the Web
Leah McBride Mensching / Shaping the Future …: Twitter expands multimedia services
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Twitter VP Of Product Jason Goldman Steps Down (At Le Web)
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Twitter brings more media, music to Web client
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Twitter Adds Five New Content Partners
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error:
Crunks 2010: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections — While you're here, please consider purchasing a copy of the Regret the Error book, which won an award for media criticism from the National Press Club, and also contains hundreds of hilarious corrections. You can learn more about the book and read some reviews here.
Nick Summers / New York Observer:
The Deal on DealBook — In the beginning, DealBook was a newsletter with links to that morning's Times, and then, when DealBook became a blog, it was a place for the newspaper to compete on news that broke during the day and would be too late for tomorrow's edition.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Correction: Netflix And Disney Agree On 15-Day Window For Some Streaming — Disney (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) have a new agreement that will allow the rental service to run some new episodes 15 days after the original programming airs. The deal builds on the the existing arrangement …
Discussion: rbr.com, Multichannel, Company Town, Broadcasting & Cable and GigaOM, more at Techmeme »
Todd Spangler / Multichannel: Netflix Gets Hands On More Disney, ABC Shows
Dawn Chmielewski / Company Town: Disney's ABC reaches $200 million streaming deal with Netflix
George Winslow / Broadcasting & Cable: Netflix Inks Major Disney Deal
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM: Netflix Guns for Hulu, Gets More Disney, ABC Content
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Nicholas Christakis on the networked nature of Twitter — Earlier this fall, Alyssa Milano — known for being on “Who's the Boss” and, more recently, for being on Twitter — sent out a somewhat surprising tweet to her nearly 1.2 million followers: a link to the Amazon page of a book called Connected …
Tina Dupuy / FishbowlLA: Yes, But Can It Help Me Sell My Book?
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
CBS Interactive Head Neil Ashe Stepping Down — Neil Ashe, president of CBS Interactive, is stepping down from his post. — CBS confirmed the move, after BoomTown made inquiries recently, after hearing of various executives who had been contacted by the media giant about the position.
The NYT toughens up its paywall — Martin Niesenholtz, the head of digital at the NYT, clearly hasn't been taking my advice when it comes to how to build a paywall. Instead, he's pre-emptively cracking down on a tiny and financially meaningless minority of hypothetical readers who might want to find ways around his wall:
Discussion: The Wall Blog, paidContent, Poynter Online, Yahoo! News and The Wrap
David Kaplan / paidContent: NYTCo: 15 Percent Of NYTimes.com Are ‘Heavy’ Readers - But Will They Pay?
Jim Romenesko / Poynter Online: Nisenholtz: You won't be able to fool NYT's paywall
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: NYT Working With Google to Prevent Paywall Abuse
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Yahoo CEO: Don't Judge Me Until 2012 — Carol Bartz has been CEO of Yahoo for almost two years now. That's long enough for some people to declare her ineffective and call for her to be replaced. But to hear Bartz tell it, not only is it premature to demand her resignation now — it will still be premature 12 months from now.
Discussion: Pulse2, more at Techmeme »
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Carol Bartz: Technology Refresh Will Take Two Years
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Moonves to Google TV: Pay Up — If Google wants access to the broadcast networks' top prime-time shows for its fledgling Google TV product, they are going to have to cough up some cash. — At least, they will have to for CBS' shows. — According to CBS CEO Les Moonves …