Al Franken / The Huffington Post:
The Most Important Free Speech Issue of Our Time — What's Your Reaction: — This Tuesday is an important day in the fight to save the Internet. — As a source of innovation, an engine of our economy, and a forum for our political discourse, the Internet can only work if it's a truly level playing field.
Brent Lang / The Wrap: Breaking: FCC Passes Net Neutrality Rules
Jasmin Melvin / Reuters: FCC adopts Internet traffic rules
Josh Halliday / Guardian: US to ratify rules on ‘two-speed web’
Maggie Shiels / BBC: Internet rules to get go ahead by US regulators
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Open Internet Order for Net Neutrality likely to pass at FCC hearing tomorrow
Mike Riggs / The Daily Caller: What happens after we have ‘net neutrality?’
Robert M. McDowell / Wall Street Journal: The FCC's Threat to Internet Freedom
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
F.C.C. Is Set to Regulate Net Access — The Federal Communications Commission appears poised to pass a controversial set of rules that broadly create two classes of Internet access, one for fixed-line providers and the other for the wireless Net. — The proposed rules of the online road …
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: FCC Net Neutrality Rules Slammed From All Sides
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post: FCC set to enact new rules affecting Internet access
John Del Signore / Gothamist: Watch Corporations Take Over the Internet Live on the Internet!
Amy Schatz / Wall Street Journal: ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Set to Pass
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: The FCC Votes, a New Internet Dawns, Like It or Not
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters: Analysis: FCC plan feared stunting Internet TV services
Adam Thierer / Technology Liberation Front: Net Neutrality: A Christmas Gift for Washington Lawyers & Lobbyists
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: FCC to enact net neutrality regulation
Mike Brownfield / The Foundry: Morning Bell: It's Time to Stop the FCC Internet Czars
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: FCC is set to regulate Internet access
Jim Puzzanghera / Los Angeles Times: FCC set to adopt net neutrality rules
Jack Stuef / Wonkette: Net Neutrality Going To Be Passed, But Not Really
Joe Mullin / paidContent: FCC Set To Approve Net Neutrality Rules
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Yes, By God We're Still Talking About Net Neutrality
Mike Riggs / The Daily Caller: Friendly reminder: Tomorrow, the FCC will shoot craps for control of the universe
Hayley Tsukayama / Post Tech: The Circuit: Prepping for the net neutrality vote, Google TV and bill shock
Wall Street Journal:
Hulu Mulls More Pay Plans, Not an IPO — Online Video Site Considers Broadening Menu of Offerings for Viewers Who Pay — Online video site Hulu LLC has taken off the table the idea of going public, at least for now, and may consider other financing options, people familiar with the matter said.
Discussion: Mediaweek, Online Video News, VideoNuze, GigaOM, Company Town, Digital Trends, TVbytheNumbers, Show Me The Money, DailyFinance and SAI
Mike Shields / Mediaweek: One of the more anticipated media stories of 2011 may not be happening after all.
Will Richmond / VideoNuze: Hulu Pulls IPO Due to Lack of Long-Term Content Rights
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: With No IPO, Will Hulu Ever Shake Off Its Shareholders?
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Hulu Plus Plus? Video site forgoes IPO, may add more pay services
Bill Gorman / TVbytheNumbers: Hulu IPO Put On The Back Burner; Future Uncertain
Dorothy Pomerantz / Show Me The Money: Hulu Delaying IPO
Hugh Collins / DailyFinance: Hulu Reportedly Puts IPO Plans on Hold
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Hulu IPO Knocked Off Track By Lack Of Long-Term Streaming Rights
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
The End Of Hulu As We Know It (And Comcast Feels Fine) — What the hell is going on at Hulu? Monday's mysterious story in The Wall Street Journal portends significant changes in 2011 that may just be scratching the surface of what's to come for the service.
Discussion: Company Town
Dawn Chmielewski / Company Town: Hulu IPO on hold (for now)
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
No Hulu Plus for Your Cable DVR
No Hulu Plus for Your Cable DVR
Discussion: SlashGear and Engadget, more at Techmeme »
Chris Davies / SlashGear: No Hulu Plus or Netflix for Cable TiVo DVRs
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Hulu Plus not happening on cable-provided TiVo Premiere DVRs, Scrooge wins again
Editor & Publisher Partners with MediaSpan to Improve Its Website — Visitors to E&P's website (www.editorandpublisher.com) in the coming months will find it much easier to navigate and jam-packed with a database of articles and exclusive content now that the magazine has partnered …
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Editor & Publisher Revamping Its Website
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
News Of The World Pricier On iPad Than On Paper — Rupert Murdoch is clearly looking to tablets as a post-print, post-web model for salvation. But, if the new News Of The World iPad edition is anything to go by, he may need several iterations before that happens...
Discussion: News of the World
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Law Professor Explains How Even When A Site Copies An Entire Article, It May Still Be Fair Use — Berkeley law professor Jason Schultz has filed an excellent amicus brief in one of the many Righthaven lawsuits, pointing out that using an entire article does not preclude fair use (pdf) …
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
The Myth of Fast-Forwarding Past the Ads — ZOMBIES attacked during a commercial break on the AMC zombie drama “The Walking Dead” last month. The flesh eaters were just about to feast on a man and woman when rescue came in the form of the Toyota Corolla, the subject of the 30-second spot.
Dan Goldgeier / AdPulp: Are DVR Viewers Skipping The Ads? Really, Who Knows?
The Smoking Gun:
FBI Probe IDs Conde Nast “Hacker” — Fashion-obsessed student, 22, had Ohio home raided by feds … An FBI investigation has identified a fashion-obsessed Ohio man as the person who last year illegally gained access to a Conde Nast computer system and downloaded photos and pages …
Discussion: Yahoo! News, The Wrap and Jezebel
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: Hacker who stole unpublished Conde Nast images for his blog was busted by the FBI
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: FBI Probes Student for ‘Hacking’ Condé Nast, Warner Bros.
Dodai Stewart / Jezebel: FBI Raids Home Of Condé Nast Fashion Hacker [Mag Hag]
Josh / Groundswell:
Searching for Sustainable Habits in Journalism — Is the search for a sustainable business model for journalism unsustainable in and of itself? Our media system has gone through a number of fundamental shifts and changes in the last decade alone, but I think to some extent we are still just at the beginning.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Groupon Hires Writers, But Don't Call It Journalism — Group-buying service Groupon continues to get a lot of attention, in part because it recently turned down a staggering $6-billion acquisition offer from Google. But while the popularity of group-powered buying accounts for a large part …
Discussion: SAI, broadstuff and The Atlantic, more at Techmeme », Thanks:mathewi
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Groupon Starts Groupon Academy For Writers
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: We'll tire of the Atlantic....
Elizabeth Weingarten / The Atlantic: Forget Journalism School and Enroll in Groupon Academy
Donald Jeffrey / Bloomberg:
National Enquirer Publisher American Media's Bankruptcy Plan Wins Approval — American Media Inc., the publisher of the National Enquirer, won approval of a restructuring plan to exit bankruptcy. — U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn said at a hearing today in New York that he will confirm the plan …
Lee Siegel / New York Observer:
A Power Parable — The Observer's slogan is “Money, Power and the City.” That is exactly as it should be. Because of the uniqueness of this city, money and power do not always add up to the same thing. — For example. — I was once invited by a woman friend to accompany …
Troy Wolverton / Mercury News:
A look at Internet TV on the Boxee Box — Consumers are watching more videos online, and tech companies are rolling out more devices to let them watch those videos on their big-screen TVs instead of their PCs. — One of the more anticipated of these new gadgets — at least among the technorati — is the Boxee Box from D-Link.
CBS, Couric Said to Discuss Lower Pay, Wider Role for Anchor as CNN Waits — CBS Corp. began preliminary talks on a new contract for Katie Couric, looking to cut the evening news anchor's $15 million salary and possibly expand her role amid falling viewership, people with knowledge of the situation said.
Discussion: New York Observer, Chickaboomer, Mediaite, The Wire, TVNewser and The Huffington Post
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: More Work And Less Pay For Katie Couric
Marty / Chickaboomer: Katie Couric: I Can Fly!
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Report: CBS Wants Katie Couric To Stay At Evening News, But For Far Less Money
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: If Katie Couric Wants To Stay At CBS She's Going To Have To Cut Her Salary
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Report: Katie Couric, CBS Begin Contract Talks
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Katie Couric Starts Contract Talks With CBS
MediaShift Idea Lab:
NPR's Project Argo Creates National Content at the Local Level — Jason and the Argonauts were the mythological Greek heroes who set off on a quest for the Golden Fleece. Like its namesake, NPR's Project Argo is off on another noble quest — to strengthen local journalism, particularly on digital platforms.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Thomas Roberts Joins MSNBC Fulltime — Even though it's been official for a few weeks, now it's really official because an MSNBC press release says so. — Thomas Roberts is joining the network fulltime as an anchor. Roberts, who's worked for HLN and “Entertainment Tonight” has appeared regularly on MSNBC over the past year.
Andrew Gauthier / TVSpy: In News Orleans, WWL Remembers Legendary Meteorologist Nash Roberts