Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Rupert Murdoch's “Daily” iPad Newspaper Set for January Launch — Want to get a gander at “the Daily,” Rupert Murdoch's much-discussed but still sorta-secret iPad newspaper? Wait a month. — News Corp. plans to launch the publication the week of January 17, multiple sources tell me.
Discussion: The Wrap, Gawker, Fast Company, New York Observer, NetNewsCheck Latest, Talking Biz News, Macgasm, Yahoo! News, SlashGear, Digital Trends, Fortune, The Next Web, MacStories, iGadgetsReport, BGR, Electronista, everythingiCafe, Erictric, Know Your Mobile, The Wire, MediaPost Raw, TUAW, Poynter and iClarified, more at Techmeme »
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: News Corp.'s ‘Daily’ iPad Publication Now Targeting January Launch
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: January 17 is The Daily's Due Date!
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: WSJ Europe names new editor
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Rumor: Murdoch's Daily coming January 17th, what about iPad 2?
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: Rumor: The Daily is coming January 17
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Rupert Murdoch's The (iPad) Daily gets a launch date - sort of
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Rupert Murdoch's iPad Newspaper, “The Daily” Set To Launch January 17th
Federico Viticci / MacStories: The Daily Coming In January with iTunes App Subscriptions?
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR: ‘The Daily’ iPad newspaper to launch in January
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Murdoch's iPad Paper “Daily” Set For January 17?
Eric Calouro / Erictric: iPad's ‘Daily’ Newspaper Arriving on the Week of January 17
Richard Goodwin / Know Your Mobile: Murdoch's The Daily hitting iPad on January 17
Dan Frommer / The Wire: Steve Jobs “May Or May Not” Help Rupert Murdoch Launch “The Daily” iPad Newspaper
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost Raw: “The Daily” Sets A Date
Dave Caolo / TUAW: “Daily” iPad newspaper to launch January 17
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: Report: Murdoch's iPad Daily to launch in mid-January
James Kanter / New York Times:
E.U. Deepens Investigation Into Google — BRUSSELS — European Union authorities have broadened their investigation of Google by accepting two complaints from Germany, one involving a powerful group of newspaper and magazine publishers and the other, a mapping company, officials said on Friday.
Discussion: GigaOM, SiliconANGLE, Post Tech, MediaPost Raw, The Register and Tech Report
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Google Fights Growing Battle Over “Search Neutrality”
Madalena David / SiliconANGLE: Google Under Deeper Scrutiny in EU for Mispractice
Hayley Tsukayama / Post Tech: The Circuit: Google faces EU, privacy board appointments …
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost Raw: E.U. Piles On Google
John Moe / Tech Report: EU investigation of Google deepens
Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
EU extends Google investigation to news and mapping — Last month the European Union began a major investigation into accusations that Google was deliberately demoting search results for competing services. Now The New York Times reports that the investigation is to be broadened even further …
New York Post:
Details beefs up with fitness — Tweet — Can Details muscle up? — The perennial little brother to GQ at Condé Nast, Details is trying to add a little bulk by borrowing some of the fitness service that has long characterized the Rodale flagship, Men's Health.
Discussion: Yahoo! News and FishbowlNY
Brad Wellen / FishbowlNY: Brekke Fletcher Heads To Newsweek/Daily Beast
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Research firm offers cash for journalists' opinions — News reporters are supposed to keep their opinions out of their copy. They certainly aren't supposed to sell them back to the people they cover. — Yet now there's a hush-hush way for journalists to turn their innermost thoughts into cold hard cash.
Discussion: Gawker, Digital Ingest, mediabistro.com and Talking Biz News
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Journalism's World of Do-It-Yourself Ethics
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Paying energy reporters for their opinion
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Jon Stewart, the Advocate, on the 9/11 Health Bill — Jon Stewart has become perhaps the loudest proponent of a stalled bill that would provide more medical care to first responders to the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. — Mr. Stewart, the host of “The Daily Show” …
Discussion: The Wire, New York Observer and The Awl
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Can't Dent iTunes — On the day Apple Inc. rolled out the Beatles' catalog on its iTunes Store, Amazon.com Inc. fired back with a digital exclusive of its own: The latest album from rap-rocker Kid Rock—whose music still isn't available on iTunes—for just $3.99.
Discussion: Ars Technica, PC Magazine, TUAW, SlashGear, Beyond Search, The Next Web, MediaPost Raw, hypebot and Electronista, more at Techmeme »
Peter Pachal / PC Magazine: In Digital Music, iTunes Rules Over All
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Price Cutting: An Online Mystery
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Apple dominates US digital music market with 66.2% share
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost Raw: Do Amazon Price Cuts Hurt Music Labels?
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: iTunes Dominance Of Digital Music Growing
Robert Lee Hotz / Wall Street Journal:
Word-Wide Web Launches — New Google Database Puts Centuries of Cultural Trends in Reach of Linguists — Language analysts, sifting through two centuries of words in the millions of books in Google Inc.'s growing digital library, found a new way to track the arc of fame, the effect of censorship …
Discussion: sciencemag.org, Digital Trends, AOL News, Guardian and Economist, more at Techmeme »
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: New Google application offers a history on language
Dana Chivvis / AOL News: ‘Pants’ Up, ‘Trousers’ Down on Google's Ngram Viewer
Mike Shields / Adweek:
Vevo (Finally) Launches Free iPad App — Marks first time thousands of music videos will be available on device — At long last, Bieber Fever has made its way onto the iPad. — Today (Dec. 15), Vevo has launched a free application for the iPad, marking the first time thousands …
Fern Siegel / MediaPost: Vevo Launches Free iPad App
Julia Boorstin / Media Money with Julia Boorstin:
Jason Kilar Exclusive: Hulu's $260m 2010 revenue — I sat down with Hulu CEO in an exclusive interview and he shared some new stats on Hulu's growth. The streaming video service will generate $260 million in revenues this year. — Just a month ago the company said it would hit $240 million …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
The Huffington Post Hits Record 26 Million Unique Visitors in November, Now Ranked Number Two “Newspaper,” comScore — The Huffington Post has registered 26 million unique monthly visitors in the United States, a record for the site, according the comScore November data for the “Newspaper Sites.”
Jason Deans / Guardian:
Tracy Corrigan appointed WSJE editor — Daily Telegraph assistant editor replaces Patience Wheatcroft — The Wall Street Journal Europe has hired the Daily Telegraph's Tracy Corrigan to replace Patience Wheatcroft as editor. — Corrigan's appointment was announced to Wall Street Journal staff today.
Google Drive for TV Dominance Meets Reality as CBS, Fox Block Top Programs — Google Inc.'s drive to bring the Internet to living-room TVs and generate fresh advertising sales is being threatened by the failure to obtain popular shows such as “Glee” and “NCIS.”
American Journalism Review:
Undocumented or Illegal? — A campaign to change the way some immigrants are described in news stories faces an uphill battle. Posted: Fri, Dec. 17 2010 — Karen Carmichael, a former AJR editorial assistant, and Rabiah Alicia Burks are graduate students at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Damian Kulash Jr / Wall Street Journal:
The New Rock-Star Paradigm — Succeeding in the music business isn't just about selling albums anymore. The lead singer of OK Go on how to make it without a record label (treadmill videos help) — OK Go performs at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, above.
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Jennifer Weil / WWD Media Headlines:
Carine Roitfeld to Depart French Vogue — PARIS —Carine Roitfeld has decided to step down as editor in chief of French Vogue. After 10 years at the helm of the magazine, she has opted to focus on personal projects. Her departure will take place in a few weeks. — For complete coverage, see Monday's WWD.
Discussion: On the Runway, Guardian, The Wrap, The Fix, FishbowlNY, Gawker, Fashionista, New York Observer, AOL News and The Huffington Post
Cathy Horyn / On the Runway: Carine Roitfeld Resigns From French Vogue
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: French Vogue Editor — Once Tabbed to Take Over for Anna Wintour — Quits
Alex Alvarez / FishbowlNY: Carine Roitfeld To Leave French Vogue
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: French Vogue Editor Up and Quits
Leah Chernikoff / Fashionista: Breaking: Carine Roitfeld to Leave French Vogue
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Carine Roitfeld Says Au Revoir to Conde Nast
Steven Hoffer / AOL News: French Vogue Editor Carine Roitfeld Resigns: Twitter Reactions
Hilary Moss / The Huffington Post: Carine Roitfeld Leaving French Vogue
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
The Foursquare For Websites OneTrueFan Launches In Beta, Opens Up To Publishers — We wrote about the Foursquare for websites OneTrueFan, at the startup's launch at TechCrunch Disrupt in September. After three months in Alpha, OneTrueFan is opening its doors and launching in beta.
Discussion: Common Sense Journalism, NetNewsCheck Latest and eMedia Vitals
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
The Times for sale: who wants it and who benefits — Selling the Times and Sunday Times is an idea with currency in some circles - which shows just how the game of media power politics is being played out — This morning we speculated on why the Barclay family might be joining the objectors …
Terry Jones / O'Reilly Radar:
The future of publishing is writable — Publication of information obviously includes traditional media, such as books, newspapers, magazines, music, and video. But we can generalize considerably to include blogs, tagging (e.g., Delicious, Flickr), commenting systems, Twitter, Facebook, and Myspace.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
CNN Fills the Gap Between King and Morgan — CNN has a month of time to fill between Larry King's last day and the first day for his replacement, Piers Morgan. Mr. King's final edition of “Larry King Live” will be broadcast on Thursday. — Here's the plan after that point …
Discussion: Tuned In, Bloomberg, Mediaite, The Wrap, The Wire, TVNewser, Media News International, AOL News, Yahoo! News, Chickaboomer, Observer, mediabistro.com and Inside Cable News
James Poniewozik / Tuned In: Larry King Steps Away From the Big Microphone
Gail Shister / The Wrap: I Come Not to Bury Larry King, But to Praise Him
Ujala Sehgal / The Wire: “Would Someone Please Wake Larry?” …
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: What's Next For Larry King?
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: An emotional ‘so long’ for Larry King
Marty / Chickaboomer: Larry: Not Fade Away
Alex Alvarez / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 12.17.10