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: Divided 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
Mike Riggs / The Daily Caller: What happens after we have ‘net neutrality?’
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Open Internet Order for Net Neutrality likely to pass at FCC hearing tomorrow
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 …
Discussion: Media Decoder, Broadcasting & Cable, Washington Post, NewEnterprise, Free Press, On Media's Blog, CrunchGear, Epicenter, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Public Knowledge, Hillicon Valley, CableTechTalk, Digital Trends, Technology Liberation Front, Gothamist, The Foundry, Los Angeles Times, eMedia Vitals, paidContent, Wonkette, GigaOM and The Daily Caller
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: F.C.C. Approves Net Rules And Braces For Fight
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable: Hill as divided as FCC on Net Neutrality
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post: FCC set to enact new rules affecting Internet access
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: The FCC Votes, a New Internet Dawns, Like It or Not
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: FCC passes Net neutrality rules
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Net Neutrality Passes And *Nobody* Is Happy With It!
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: FCC Net Neutrality Rules Slammed From All Sides
Amy Schatz / Wall Street Journal: ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Set to Pass
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters: Analysis: FCC plan feared stunting Internet TV services
Paul Rodriguez / CableTechTalk: NCTA Response to FCC Vote on Internet Rules
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: FCC to enact net neutrality regulation
Adam Thierer / Technology Liberation Front: Net Neutrality: A Christmas Gift for Washington Lawyers & Lobbyists
John Del Signore / Gothamist: Watch Corporations Take Over the Internet Live on the Internet!
Mike Brownfield / The Foundry: Morning Bell: It's Time to Stop the FCC Internet Czars
Jim Puzzanghera / Los Angeles Times: FCC set to adopt net neutrality rules
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: FCC is set to regulate Internet access
Joe Mullin / paidContent: FCC Set To Approve Net Neutrality Rules
Jack Stuef / Wonkette: Net Neutrality Going To Be Passed, But Not Really
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Yes, By God We're Still Talking About Net Neutrality
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: VideoNuze, Mediaweek, Techland, Online Video News, Company Town, GigaOM, Digital Trends, Show Me The Money, Digits, TVbytheNumbers, DailyFinance and SAI
Will Richmond / VideoNuze: Hulu Pulls IPO Due to Lack of Long-Term Content Rights
Mike Shields / Mediaweek: One of the more anticipated media stories of 2011 may not be happening after all.
Graeme McMillan / Techland: Hulu Decides Not To Go Public, Wonders How To Raise Cash
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
Dorothy Pomerantz / Show Me The Money: Hulu Delaying IPO
Bill Gorman / TVbytheNumbers: Hulu IPO Put On The Back Burner; Future Uncertain
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: Free Press and Company Town
Andrew Wallenstein / Free Press: The End of Hulu as We Know It (and Comcast Feels Fine)
Dawn Chmielewski / Company Town: Hulu IPO on hold (for now)
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
No Hulu Plus for Your Cable DVR — Hulu Plus is slated to come to TiVo's Premiere DVR soon — but don't expect it to show up on any TiVo devices supplied by cable companies like Suddenlink, Cox or RCN. Rights holders are resisting subscription-based streaming content being placed next …
Discussion: Ars Technica, SlashGear and Engadget, more at Techmeme »
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Forget getting Netflix or Hulu Plus on TiVo-made cable DVRs
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 …
Discussion: Big News Network.com and FishbowlNY
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
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.
Discussion: Nielsen Wire, TVbytheNumbers and AdPulp
Robert Seidman / TVbytheNumbers: BY — I received several e-mails (including one from Bill!) …
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: New York Observer, The Wrap, Yahoo! News, Fashionista and Jezebel
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: FBI Probes Student for ‘Hacking’ Condé Nast, Warner Bros.
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: Hacker who stole unpublished Conde Nast images for his blog was busted by the FBI
Leah Chernikoff / Fashionista: Fashion Hacker Nabbed For Leaking Condé Nast Images …
Dodai Stewart / Jezebel: FBI Raids Home Of Condé Nast Fashion Hacker [Mag Hag]
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Not a Hobby Anymore: New Apple TV Sales Hit One Million — Apple says sales of its new, cheaper Apple TVs will hit one million this week, less than four months after Steve Jobs introduced the new version. — I don't think that qualifies as a surprise, given that Apple knocked the price of the gadget down to $99.
Discussion: Apple, TechCrunch, MediaPost, Multichannel and Fortune, more at Techmeme »
Tom Neumayr / Apple: New Apple TV Sales to Top One Million This Week
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Apple Quick To Crow Over TV Sales
Todd Spangler / Multichannel: Apple TV Sales To Hit 1 Million This Week
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple TV sales approach 1 million
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) …
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.
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
The ‘Mobisode’ Returns: MTV Planning Original Video Programming for Mobile Devices — NEW YORK — The proliferation of smart wireless devices is creating a need for original content and MTV will be producing original entertainment for the emerging medium says Dermot McCormack …
David Cohen / WebNewser: MTV Networks to Renew Focus on Mobile Content
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 …
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, 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
Nieman Journalism Lab:
Jennifer 8. Lee on raw data, APIs, and the growth of “Little Brother” — Editor's Note: We're wrapping up 2010 by asking some of the smartest people in journalism what the new year will bring. — Here, Jennifer 8. Lee gives us predictions, about the growing role of raw data …
Discussion: 10,000 Words
Mark S. Luckie / 10,000 Words: How technology is changing travel and journalism
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 …