Steve Safran / Lost Remote:
How incorrect reports of Giffords' death spread on Twitter — Update: NPR Senior Strategist Andy Carvin, who worked on the NPR online effort Saturday, has left a great explanation in our comments section about some of the decisions he faced. We have incorporated a small piece of it into the story …
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: Errors and apologies in reporting Arizona shooting
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error: Required reading: The media, accuracy and the Rep. Giffords shooting
Sandhya Somashekhar / Washington Post: Sheriff Dupnik's criticism of political ‘vitriol’ resonates with public
Terry Greene Sterling / The Daily Beast: Gabrielle Giffords Shooting: Hatred Ravages AZ Over Immigration
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter: Conflicting reports of Giffords' death were understandable, but not excusable
Michael Malone / Broadcasting & Cable: Station Reporters Among First Responders in Tucson
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air: The shame — and hypocrisy — of CNN
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Media faces scrutiny after inaccurate Giffords reports
Jack Shafer / Slate:
The awesome stupidity of the calls to tamp down political speech in the wake of the Giffords shooting. — The attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and the killing of six innocents outside a Tucson Safeway has bolstered the ongoing argument that when speaking of things political …
Dan Amira / New York Magazine: How Sarah Palin Should Defend Herself Against the (Unfair) Loughner Charges
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Congressman Hopes to Protect Lawmakers With Piece of Paper After Arizona Shooting
Joel Meares / CJR: Politics Begins at the First Shot
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: NYT Blames ‘Vitriol in Politics,’ Palin's Campaign Map for Schizophrenic's Rampage
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Olbermann Connects Giffords Shooting To Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck …
DemFromCT / Daily Kos: Abbreviated Pundit Round-up
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Questions about Sarah Palin's ‘target’ map dominate Facebook
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web:
Twitter isn't the new Cronkite - it needs the new Cronkite(s)
Twitter isn't the new Cronkite - it needs the new Cronkite(s)
Discussion: NPR, Poynter, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, TVNewser, On Media's Blog and Regret the Error, Thanks:bradtnw
Dick Meyer / NPR: Editor's Note: On NPR's Giffords Coverage
Harry Shearer / The Huffington Post: The News Doesn't Sleep — Except on Weekends
Terry Greene Sterling / The Daily Beast: Cult Hero on the Giffords Case
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Arizona sheriff slams media ‘vitriol’
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error: NPR, Reuters, CNN and other major news orgs incorrectly declare death …
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
CNN Mulls Show Shake-Up — Amid Ratings Struggle, Network May Replace Kathleen Parker on ‘Parker Spitzer’ — CNN is considering replacing Kathleen Parker, co-host of its new evening program “Parker Spitzer,” according to people familiar with the matter, as the network struggles to reverse a steep slide in its evening audience.
Discussion: The Wire, Yahoo! News, TVNewser, Poynter, The Huffington Post, Moneywood, Chickaboomer, Inside Cable News, Mediaite, Gothamist, Gawker and New York Magazine
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: CNN Finally Admits Eliot Spitzer Needs To Drop Kathleen Parker
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: CNN Eyeing Shakeup at ‘Parker Spitzer?’
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: CNN considers replacing Parker on struggling ‘Parker Spitzer’
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Report: CNN May Replace Kathleen Parker On Parker Spitzer
David Carr / New York Times:
A Sacrifice to Appease NPR's Gods — A long time ago, a kingdom was beset by tempestuous storms, and it was decided that one of the most prized citizens would be fed to the volcano as a sacrifice to appease the punishing gods. After the sacrifice was made and the crowd exulted …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
YouTube Introduces Weekly Talk Show — If most television networks can have talk shows featuring celebrities, why not YouTube? — The “Partners Project,” which started last month, is being positioned as the talk show of YouTube, featuring contributors who have drawn online audiences of millions.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
The TV-Internet Nuptials — LAS VEGAS — The blending of television and the Internet is inevitable. But will it happen in concert with the major cable and satellite distributors, or in spite of them? — That question loomed large at the Consumer Electronics Show last week …
Lynn Cowan / Wall Street Journal:
Nielsen IPO to Gauge Appetite of Investors — This week marks the start of the year's first IPO investor road shows in the U.S., and among the companies wooing investors, a biggie is expected: consumer-analytics specialist Nielsen HoldingsBV. — Nielsen, which tracks consumer behavior ranging …
Fred / A VC:
Content Shifting — I got this comment from @Daryn on yesterday's SoundCloud post: … To which I replied: … Once you use a service like Instapaper or Boxee Watch Later, this kind of thing becomes muscle memory. You want to be able to content shift everywhere and onto every device.
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Le Monde: a blueprint of a turnaround — The iconic French newspaper Le Monde is about to begin a new chapter of its complicated history. Last September, what remains France's most influential paper changed hands (see previous Monday Note Le Monde's escape velocity and story in NY Times' DealBook).
Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
Media in 2011: The (Real) Year of Living Dangerously — On Print Survivors, IPad Glossy Sales, Paywalls and Beautifully Low Budgets — CHEAP AND SMART: FX's ‘Louie’ was made on small budget. — Media people love bad news — everybody knows that. But what's been surprising …
Anthony Crupi / Mediaweek:
Apps Irk Cable Nets — Comcast's scheme to begin streaming live video content to iPads and other tablets precipitated a flurry of legal correspondence last week, as several cable network groups made it clear that they had not signed off on any such arrangement.
Jerry Lazar / KobreChannel:
Clueless in Columbus — Here are five lessons the media should learn from the Columbus Dispatch's video story about Ted Williams. (That golden-throated homeless guy does have a name.) — * 1. Don't look a gift horse in the mouth. The gift horse we're talking about is not Williams.
Discussion: Teaching Online Journalism
Mindy McAdams / Teaching Online Journalism: A stupid way to handle online video
Stephen Brook / Guardian:
ShortList magazine's success reinforces female editors' editorial excellence — ShortList editor Terri White's PTC new editor award underlines ongoing female success in men's magazine market — The honour roll of women who have edited a men's magazine is a distinguished one.