Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
APer blasts ‘patently false’ scoop claims in NYT oil spill story — Romenesko Misc. — Associated Press oil spill reporter Harry Weber says of the New York Times' Sunday “Deepwater Horizon's Final Hours” story: “Their key assertions that the destruction of the Horizon 'has escaped intense scrutiny …
Discussion: The Wire, TIME.com, New York Magazine, New York Observer, FishbowlNY and Gawker
Ujala Sehgal / The Wire: AP Reporter Dubs New York Times' Oil Spill Scoop “Patently False” and “Laughable”
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: AP Reporter Glove-Slaps the Times for What He Calls Credit-Hogging
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: AP Reporter Attacks New York Times Article
Steve Krakauer / CNN:
Media Analysis: Murrow didn't do fart jokes: Why Jon Stewart is not America's next great journalist, and that's okay — (CNN)-What is Jon Stewart? A lot was made of the “Daily Show” host after his D.C. rally, which got major national attention and saw hundreds of thousands of fans in attendance.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Nytimes Com / The Huffington Post: Jon Stewart ‘The Modern-Day Equivalent Of Edward R. Murrow?’: NYT
New York Times:
In ‘Daily Show’ Role on 9/11 Bill, Echoes of Murrow
In ‘Daily Show’ Role on 9/11 Bill, Echoes of Murrow
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Is Jon Stewart the modern-day equivalent of Edward R. Murrow?
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Times Gets Spaghetti Taco Prof To Call Jon Stewart the Next Edward Murrow
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: Jon Stewart Gets Ultimate Liberal Praise: 'Modern-Day Equivalent …
Garth Johnston / Gothamist: Jon Stewart, the Zadroga Act and Tacky Lawyers
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: ‘Fockers’ …
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: AP Accuses NYT of Scoop-Thieving , Pulitzer-Baiting
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: The NYT Thinks Jon Stewart Is The Next Walter Cronkite
W. Joseph Campbell / Media Myth Alert: Two myths and today's New York Times
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
The worsening journalistic disgrace at Wired — (updated below) — For more than six months, Wired's Senior Editor Kevin Poulsen has possessed — but refuses to publish — the key evidence in one of the year's most significant political stories: the arrest of U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning for allegedly acting as WikiLeaks' source.
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Business cable primed for hefty gains — While viewers of the three business cable networks may be feeling a bit better today than a year ago — thanks to the 10 percent plus gain in the S&P 500 index in 2010 over last year — those producing TV's daily dose of business babble have a right to be downright giddy.
Discussion: Yahoo! News, The Wire, TVWeek.com, TVNewser and Talking Biz News
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Business News Nets Thrived in 2010
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: 2010 Brought Big Bucks For Business Cable Nets
Lynne Brennen / INMA:
Gen Y's reality is print newspapers' challenge — The other day, as we were musing around a conference table, someone asked a straight forward and seemingly naïve question: why don't people read print newspapers as much as they once did? — We all know that there are easily a hundred …
Jon Kalish / New York Times:
Talking Tech and Building an Empire From Podcasts — Balancing on a giant rubber ball in a broadcast studio and control room carved out of a cottage in Petaluma, Calif., Leo Laporte is an unlikely media mogul. — From that little town in California wine country, he runs his empire, a podcasting network, TWIT.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Covering tech via podcasts
Johnnie L. Roberts / The Wrap:
Move Over Michael's: Lure is New York's New-Me Power Lunch Spot — “You're going to see more faces you know at Michaels,” says Dan Abrams, NBC News' chief legal analyst and the web entrepreneur behind Mediaite. “But at Lure, you are going to see the people you'll have to know five years from now.”
Discussion: New York Observer
John Eggerton / Multichannel News:
FilmOn Founder Says He Is Suing CBS, CNET — FilmOn founder Alki David says he plans to sue CBS and its CNET tech Web site for “illegal distribution of DRM — [digital rights management] removal software as well as the illegal distribution of file sharing software with — malicious intent to infringe on copyright.
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable: FilmOn Founder Says He Is Suing CBS, CNET
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost:
HGTV Taps Examiner.com Content Creation Engine — The evolution of social media continues to spawn new business models that suggest advertisers just need to let go. Similar to AOL and Yahoo, Examiner.com recently began pushing a content social model where brands sign on to advertise …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: HGTV taps Examiner.com content creation engine
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Hollywood Moves Away From Middlebrow — LOS ANGELES — When negative Twitter commentary seemingly torpedoed the Sacha Baron Cohen film “Brüno” in July 2009, movie executives started talking in solemn tones about the ability of social networking to sway attendance.
Barry W. Lynn / AOL News:
My Wish for 2011: Better TV News … I'm one of those people who shows up on television just often enough for people sitting next to me on airplanes to occasionally ask, “Don't I know you?” By this they usually mean “you're not a really famous person,” but they also know you weren't their dentist 20 years ago, either.
Amy Wicks / WWD:
Memo Pad: The Kardashian Covers... Terry Richardson's Equinox Campaign... KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIAN COVERS: Kim Kardashian and her sisters have become the gift that keeps on giving for celebrity weeklies such as In Touch, Life & Style and Us Weekly. During the past year …
Discussion: The Wire, Jezebel and New York Observer
Ujala Sehgal / The Wire: Kim Kardashian Saves The Magazine Industry (No, Really)
Dodai Stewart / Jezebel: The Kardashian Domination Has Only Just Begun
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Links: Kim Kardashian Saves the Day!