Steve Jobs to join Murdoch to unveil iPad paper — Rupert Murdoch will unveil News Corp's much-anticipated iPad newspaper on stage later this month with Apple chief executive Steve Jobs, The Cutline has learned. — The two media moguls will appear together at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art …
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Hayley Tsukayama / Post Tech: The Circuit: Verizon's iPhone, The Daily for iPad, good news for Groupon
Joe Aimonetti / CNET News: Murdoch's iPad mag, The Daily, debuts Jan. 19
Jason Boog / mediabistro.com: How Media Professionals Can Use Quora
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Rupert Murdoch's The Daily: what can we expect?
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Steve Jobs will join Rupert Murdoch to launch his iPad newspaper, “The Daily”
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: Waiting for The Daily
European Journalism Centre / Media News: News Corp to launch digital newspaper January 19
Links on Twitter / Nieman Journalism Lab: Jobs to join Murdoch in iPad paper launch, Google's URL shortener gets …
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch To Unveil “The Daily” Next Week?
Luisa Beltran / PE Hub Blog: peHUB Second Opinion
Mike Shields / Adweek: Report: Murdoch, Jobs to Unveil The Daily Together
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: News Corp's The Daily Expected To Launch On January 19th
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Murdoch, Jobs Introducing iPad Paper Together
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Steve Jobs And Rupert Murdoch To Launch iPad Newspaper “The Daily” At Special Event
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: News Corp's “The Daily” iPad App Landing January 19th
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: How Will We Format Rupert Murdoch's The Daily, Which Comes Out Next Week?
The Best “The Daily” Rumor You've Heard Today … The Best ‘The Daily’ Rumor You've Heard Today — Oh goodie. A splash page! — I can't explain why I'm so stupidly obsessed with Murdoch's tablet thingy. I almost want to do an entire post on all the crazy rumors I've heard about it.
Discussion: everythingiCafe, NewsGrange, App Advice, Mixed Media, Electronista, eBookNewser and FishbowlNY
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Rumors Continue To Percolate About “The Daily”, Will Jobs Be At The Launch?
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: Murdoch's iPad-Only Newspaper The Daily Coming January 19. Is it DOA?
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Murdoch's “The Daily” Set For January 19th Debut
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: The Day of The Daily: Murdoch's iPad Thingy Coming Jan. 19
Dianna Dilworth / eBookNewser: Rupert Murdoch's iPad-Only News App May Launch 1/19
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: More Rumors for The Daily's Date
Wall Street Journal:
Bloomberg to Rank the Rich — Bloomberg LP is preparing to launch a ranking of the world's billionaires, capitalizing on the swelling numbers of wealthy individuals around the world and taking direct aim at the core franchise of Forbes magazine. — Bloomberg on Monday said it is hiring …
Discussion: Poynter and FishbowlNY
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Bloomberg LP hires Forbes veteran to compile global rich list
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Bloomberg LP To Rank The World's Richest People
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Seeking out sources, made transparent on Twitter — As the story of the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues to unfold, we're seeing another example of Twitter in motion and the different approaches news organizations take to using social media.
Discussion: New York Observer, TwitLonger, Gothamist and Nieman Storyboard
David Freedlander / New York Observer: Bloomberg Anti-Gun Group Rolls Out Steps to Prevent Future Shootings
John Del Signore / Gothamist: After Assassination Attempt, Giffords Still In Critical Condition
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Condé Nast Takes Another Crack at the iPad, With a Single-Serving App — Okay. So iPad magazine apps aren't going to magically solve the publishing industry's problems, after all. But that doesn't mean publishers can't find ways to take advantage of tablets.
David Cohen / WebNewser: Condé Nast Experiments with Themed Compilation iPad App
Steve Safran / Lost Remote:
Social media storm over weatherman's firing — It used to be that when you got rid of popular on-air talent, you might get a few angry letters and a few more angry calls. Those were usually handled by low-level staffers. Later on, in the same situation, stations started to get a bunch of emails.
Discussion: AdAge and Farmington Patch
Ashley Ringrose / AdAge: How to Win at Facebook Without a Social Media ‘Guru’
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Cable Rewards Cord Non-Cutters With a Bigger Bill — Even if cord-cutting is real, very few of you are actually going to do it. Your reward from the cable guys? A bigger bill in 2011. — That's because the cable guys always raise their prices, year after year after year. It's what they do.
EXCLUSIVE: Roger Ailes & Russell Simmons: Both Sides Are Wrong — Roger Ailes, the President of Fox News, spoke exclusively with Russell Simmons, the founder of GlobalGrind.com. Following the horrific shootings in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011, Mr. Simmons and Mr. Ailes spoke about the rising tension within the media.
Steven Loeb / The Wire: Bill O'Reilly Apparently Missed The ‘Tone It Down’ …
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Roger Ailes Drops the Veil, Pt. 2
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Rhetoric vs. Reportage: How TV News Is Covering the Tucson Shootings
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Roger Ailes: “Tone it down”
David Gibson / Politics Daily: Fox News Head Tells Hosts ‘Shut Up, Tone It Down’ After Giffords Shooting
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus: Ailes Tells Fox Anchors to ‘Tone it Down’
Jillian Rayfield / TPMDC: Tea Party Express Leader: Left Is 'Revolting And Disgusting …
David Kaplan / paidContent:
PIB: Despite Ad Recovery, Mag Ad Pages Ended 2010 Slightly Down — Although advertising spending came back in 2010, the best consumer magazines were able to do was to arrest the erosion of ad pages, according to the latest figures from the MPA's Publishers Information Bureau.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals, Folio, MPA, MediaPost and Talking Biz News
Fern Siegel / MediaPost: Cautiously Optimistic: Mag Ad Pages Stable In 2010
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Time Inc. Merges Print and Digital Corporate Sales — Digital President Kirk McDonald Exits at the Same Time — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — In one more step for the integration of print and digital media, Time Inc. has combined the operations that had handled its largest advertisers in each medium.
James Kanter / New York Times:
Brussels Wants 7-Year Limit on Works Digitized by Google — BRUSSELS — Companies like Google that digitize artworks and books from public bodies should allow other companies and institutions to commercialize those materials after seven years, three experts advising the European Commission said Monday.
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Was Arianna Huffington Escorted Off a Flight by Police? — Last Friday night, Arianna Huffington was in Las Vegas, mingling with celebrities. And the next night? According to a tipster, Arianna was being escorted off a plane by Port Authority police—for wanton, unsafe Blackberry-ing.
Discussion: New York Post, The Wire, New York Magazine, PopEater, The Consumerist and LA Observed
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Arianna Huffington Was Hauled Off A Plane Yesterday For Talking On Her Blackberry
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Arianna Huffington Busted for Using BlackBerry on Plane, Laughs It Off
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
RollingStone.com Discovers Web Video — Flagging site injects exclusive videos into mix — Rolling Stone online editor Abbey Goodman has brought in artists from Wyclef Jean to Mumford & Sons to perform in the magazine's Midtown offices. But on a recent Wednesday, she was nervous.
Tim Dick / Sydney Morning Herald:
Herald appoints first woman editor in its 180-year history — THE Herald has been published since April 1831, through depressions and wars into the internet age, but until yesterday afternoon never has a woman been its editor. Amanda Wilson is now the first.
Jim O'Neill / Online Video News:
Dailymotion rolls out on-demand content hubs — Video content sharing site Dailymotion has launched rapid-response, on-demand content hubs featuring programmed collections of content based on trending topics in social media, search, events and breaking news—all in near real-time.
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
For Dipping? Sure, but for Reconnecting, Too — FROM 1958 to 1961, Pepsi-Cola invited consumers to “be sociable, have a Pepsi.” Now, a brand sold by another division of PepsiCo is turning to social media as the centerpiece of an ambitious campaign. — The brand is Tostitos tortilla chips …
Conor Friedersdorf / The American Scene:
Tone Versus Substance — Jared Lee Loughner's killing spree has rekindled a long-running debate about political discourse in the United States. Voices like Andrew Sullivan insist that violent, inflammatory rhetoric poisons our country, and runs the risk of empowering the deranged.
Discussion: Hit & Run, Washington Monthly and Hot Air
Nick Gillespie / Hit & Run: The Giffords Shooting, The Instant Politicization of Everything …
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air: Video: Palin responds, “I hate violence”
Lewis DVorkin / The Copy Box:
Inside Forbes: Our Content Strategy, Brand Power and the Path Forward — Over its 93 years as a major force in the media business, Forbes has offered news consumers authoritative journalism with a clear and strong voice. We are unabashed champions of free enterprise. We celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurialism.
Discussion: Yahoo! News and Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Changes coming to Forbes.com
Cathy Horyn / On the Runway:
An Editor Goes to Barneys, but Not to Shop — Dennis Freedman, the former creative director of W, has a new job: creative director of Barneys New York. As part of the continuing changes made by Mark Lee, the retailer's new chief executive, Mr. Freedman will be responsible for overall creative direction …
Matthew Belloni / Hollywood Reporter:
How Caroline Kennedy, Maria Shriver Helped Kill ‘Kennedys’ Miniseries … Pressure from the Kennedy family played a key role in the History channel's decision to pull the plug on its controversial miniseries The Kennedys. — As The Hollywood Reporter first reported, the eight-part miniseries …
Discussion: PopEater, HillBuzz.org, Gawker, TBD All News, Media Law Prof Blog, CNN, The Big Picture, Mediaite and Vanity Fair
Richard Lawson / Gawker: The Kennedys Killed The Kennedys — The canceled miniseries …
Mark Marino / CNN: ‘Kennedys’ miniseries pulled from History Channel
LAT Blogs / The Big Picture: ‘Kennedys’ series nixed: Who says Kennedy family doesn't have as much clout as ever?
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Sorry, Katie Holmes: History Channel Cancels Controversial Kennedy Miniseries
Martin Belam / currybetdotnet:
“Do Information Architects have a role in datajournalism?” debate on SIGIA-L — There has been a recent thread on the SIGIA-L mailing list featuring Eric Scheid and Stephen Collins asking about “the role of IAs in Data Journalism” — Eric opened by pointing out that the discipline …