Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
From Judith Miller to Julian Assange — Our press somehow got itself on the wrong side of secrecy after September 11th. — For the portion of the American press that still looks to Watergate and the Pentagon Papers for inspiration, and that considers itself a check on state power …
Discussion: Salon, Emptywheel, News: News blog and Time
Glenn Greenwald / Salon: The media's authoritarianism and WikiLeaks
Michael A. Lindenberger / Time: The U.S.'s Weak Legal Case Against WikiLeaks
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Survey: iPad Newspaper Apps Could Slash Print Subscriptions — Wasn't the iPad supposed to save print journalism? A Reynolds Journalism Institute survey of 1,600 iPad users this fall says that more than half—58.1 percent —of print newspaper subscribers who devote about an hour …
Discussion: Fortune, MinOnline, Top Digital Journal News, Journerdism, mUmBRELLA and Poynter, more at Techmeme »
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Buy iPad, cancel newspaper
Steve Smith / MinOnline: On iPad, News Content Leads, Deep Engagement Rules
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: RJI to unveil survey results of iPad news consumers
ChicagoShopping.com Partners with Groupon — The recently launched ChicagoShopping.com announced a partnership with Groupon, a shopping website that offers a daily deal on the best local goods, services and cultural events in more than 300 markets around the world.
Discussion: Shaping the Future …
Leah McBride Mensching / Shaping the Future …: ChicagoShopping.com partners with Groupon
Spencer E. Ante / Wall Street Journal:
Read All About It as News Apps Arrive — In his last quarter as a graduate student in electrical engineering at Stanford University, Akshay Kothari skipped out of school this spring and failed a bunch of his courses. — Mr. Kothari wasn't lollygagging at the beach.
Discussion: Venture Capital Dispatch and Editors Weblog
Russell Garland / Venture Capital Dispatch: The Daily Start-Up: Building News Apps Fit For Mobility
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters:
News Corp says IMG doesn't own “The Daily” name — (Reuters) - News Corp's planned tablet-based daily news service, The Daily, has asked a judge to bar IMG Worldwide from laying claim to trademark ownership of the Daily name. — Lawyers for IMG, which owns a fashion industry publication called …
Don Jeffrey / Bloomberg:
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Sues IMG Holdings Over ‘The Daily’ Trademark
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Sues IMG Holdings Over ‘The Daily’ Trademark
Discussion: FishbowlNY, New York Observer, Yahoo! News, On Media's Blog and Mixed Media
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Brandusa Niro: We've Been ‘The Daily’ For 8 Years!
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: News Corp sues for rights to ‘The Daily’ name
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: News Corp., IMG in Court Over ‘The Daily’ Name
New York Post:
A peek inside the $7B Bloomberg news operation — Tweet — Bloomberg LP, the financial data and media company founded by Mayor Mike Bloomberg, is expected to post revenue of just under $7 billion in the 12 months ending Dec. 31, up a very impressive 12.6 percent over the previous year, Media Ink has learned.
Discussion: Gawker, FishbowlNY and Adrants
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: The Whole Hooker Ad Controversy Is Back
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Bloomberg LP Expects $7 Billion In Revenue
Steve Hall / Adrants: Party Invites Roll in for Affiliate Summit West
Eriq Gardner / Ars Technica:
Copyright troll Righthaven sues for control of Drudge Report domain — News aggregation impresario Matt Drudge is being sued for copyright infringement for reproducing a copyrighted photo along with a link to a story about airport security on the Las Vegas Review-Journal website.
Discussion: Las Vegas Sun, Mixed Media, PlagiarismToday, mediabistro.com, TeleRead, The Latest Word and Techdirt
Steve Green / Las Vegas Sun: Drudge Report owner sued by Righthaven
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Why Drudge Is a Poor Target for Copyright Vigilantes
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: Double Dutch
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Copyright troll Righthaven sues blogger Matt Drudge for copyright violation
Michael Roberts / The Latest Word: Matt Drudge latest target of a Denver Post-related copyright infringement lawsuit
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Righthaven Takes On Drudge Report
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple Calls Flipboard “iPad App Of The Year” — Apple just named Flipboard, the app that turns Twitter and Facebook into a magazine like experience, its “iPad App of the Year.” — This is huge news for the startup. It will likely see downloads explode in the next few days.
Discussion: Scobleizer, TeleRead and The Wire, more at Techmeme »
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: How I got a feature in Apple's app of the year (all for free)
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Apple names Flipboard iPad App of the Year
Nicholas Carlson / The Wire: Meet The Guy Behind Apple's “iPad App Of The Year”
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
New Miramax CEO Lang Talks Digital Options for Movie Company — While the news has been be out there for a month, Miramax officially confirmed this morning that former News Corp. exec Mike Lang was named CEO of the Hollywood movie company. — What will be interesting about that for digital content players …
Andy Coulson Avoids Phone-Hacking Charge — Miranda Richardson, Sky News Online — The Prime Minister's director of communications Andy Coulson will not face criminal charges following an investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World. — Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer …
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Exclusive: Rodale Forms New Digital Squad — Men's Health and Prevention publisher Rodale has created a new digital team and named its apps guru Matt Bean to a new position, reflecting its view that once-exploratory digital products have become a high-growth business for the company.
John Morton / American Journalism Review:
Costly Mistakes — What, if anything, could newspapers have done to slow down their decline? Posted: Thu, Dec. 9 2010 — John Morton (email@example.com), a former newspaper reporter, is president of a consulting firm that analyzes newspapers and other media properties.
Ian Shapira / Story Lab:
Telling a mother's story through her Facebook status updates — Several weeks ago, my wife Caroline and I were stuck inside Chicago's O'Hare airport, waiting for a flight home, and, to burn some time, she logged onto Facebook. She tapped my arm and pointed at her screen.
Discussion: Nieman Storyboard, AmyJo Brown and Washington Post
Andrea Pitzer / Nieman Storyboard: Facebook as narrative: The Washington Post tries it out online and in print
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Hulu's (Brief) Identity Crisis... And Who Is Scott Gibson? — In the last twenty minutes we've gotten a slew of tips that indicate that something is off at popular video streaming portal Hulu. According to our tipsters, and numerous reports on Twitter, Hulu users are logging onto the site …
Jennifer Saba / MediaFile:
Wall Street Journal snags another hotel chain — Under the ownership of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, the Wall Street Journal has made no bones that the New York Times is enemy No.1. But that hit list doesn't stop at the Gray Lady. From time to time, the Journal pivots to set USA Today …
Discussion: Media News International and Talking Biz News
Melinda Brown / Media News International: Choice Hotels select Wall Street Journal as Preferred Newspaper
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: WSJ snags Choice Hotels account
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Univision Shakes Up News Leadership — Spanish-language broadcaster Univision is changing up the leadership in its news division, with Alina Falcón stepping aside. — Falcón has been with Univision for 26 years, and was most recently in charge of the network's news and sports divisions.
Discussion: Multichannel, Broadcasting & Cable, TVWeek.com and Mediaite
Mike Reynolds / Multichannel: Univision Names Lee To Lead News, Brown To Head Sports