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
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: AP Accuses NYT of Scoop-Thieving , Pulitzer-Baiting
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: MediaPost, Yahoo! News, The Wire, TVWeek.com, TVNewser and Talking Biz News
Fern Siegel / MediaPost: Business Cable Primed For Gains
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Business News Nets Thrived in 2010
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: 2010 Brought Big Bucks For Business Cable Nets
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.
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 …
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.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
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
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: Mediaite, Media Myth Alert, Gothamist and New York Times
W. Joseph Campbell / Media Myth Alert: Likening Jon Stewart to Murrow: ‘Ignorant garbage’
Garth Johnston / Gothamist: Jon Stewart, the Zadroga Act and Tacky Lawyers
Arianna Huffington / The Huffington Post:
Museums 2.0: What Happens When Great Art Meets New Media? — What's Your Reaction: — The holidays are here and people are using their free time to flock to the Fockers, gorge on bowl games, and figure out how to enjoy HuffPost on their new iPads (she said suggestively).
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
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
Don Clark / Digits:
Logitech Sees Better Reviews for Revue Google TV Device — It's been far from smooth sailing in the early days of Google TV. But partner Logitech International insists the winds are beginning to blow its direction. — New devices based on Google's TV software billed themselves as offering …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily and Engadget, more at Techmeme »
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: LOGI: Google Has Not Requested ‘Revue’ Halt
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Logitech says Google hasn't asked it to halt Google TV production
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.