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 …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Rupert and Steve plan double act
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Steve Jobs will join Rupert Murdoch to launch his iPad newspaper, “The Daily”
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
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
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.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
The Day of The Daily: Murdoch's iPad Thingy Coming Jan. 19 — Mark your calendars, media nerds. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 is the day it all changes. Maybe. — That's the planned launch date for The Daily, the iPad-only publication News Corp. has been feverishly developing.
European Journalism Centre / Media News: News Corp to launch digital newspaper January 19
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: News Corp's The Daily Expected To Launch On January 19th
V. Phani Kumar / MarketWatch: News Corp. to launch iPad-only news source: report
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: News Corp's “The Daily” iPad App Landing January 19th
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: Murdoch's iPad-Only Newspaper The Daily Coming January 19. Is it DOA?
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: How Will We Format Rupert Murdoch's The Daily, Which Comes Out Next Week?
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Murdoch's “The Daily” Set For January 19th Debut
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: More Rumors for The Daily's Date
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Murdoch's “The Daily” To Launch January 19?
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Oohs and Aahs for The Daily's ‘Dummy Issues’
SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Rupert Murdoch's iPad-only newspaper, The Daily, is launching next Wednesday.
Dianna Dilworth / eBookNewser: Rupert Murdoch's iPad-Only News App May Launch 1/19
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: The Daily, Murdoch's iPad publication, may land next week
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.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Roger Ailes Drops the Veil, Pt. 2
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: FOX Boss Roger Ailes Tells Staff To “Shut Up And Tone It Down” …
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Roger Ailes: “Tone it down”
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Rhetoric vs. Reportage: How TV News Is Covering the Tucson Shootings
David Gibson / Politics Daily: Fox News Head Tells Hosts ‘Shut Up, Tone It Down’ After Giffords Shooting
Jillian Rayfield / TPMDC: Tea Party Express Leader: Left Is 'Revolting And Disgusting …
Erik Malinowski / Playbook:
Quickish, a Techmeme for Sports Junkies, Launches — For as savvy as the media has become with news aggregation and social media, there've been very few sites that cover sports in a real-time way that mixes breaking news with analysis from experts. Sites like Techmeme and Mediagazer …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Quickish Delivers Almost Real-Time Yet Editor-Vetted News Recommendations
Quickish Delivers Almost Real-Time Yet Editor-Vetted News Recommendations
Discussion: Deadspin, Dan Shanoff, SportsGrid and Fimoculous
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: HillBuzz.org, PopEater, Gawker, The Big Picture, CNN, TBD All News, Mediaite and Vanity Fair
Richard Lawson / Gawker: The Kennedys Killed The Kennedys — The canceled miniseries …
LAT Blogs / The Big Picture: ‘Kennedys’ series nixed: Who says Kennedy family doesn't have as much clout as ever?
Mark Marino / CNN: ‘Kennedys’ miniseries pulled from History Channel
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Sorry, Katie Holmes: History Channel Cancels Controversial Kennedy Miniseries
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
Dan Gillmor / Salon:
Darwin's media: Surviving the info-glut — Book excerpt: In an age of democratized media, consumers need to take some responsibility, too … The e-mail arrived in early January 2010 via a colleague, who got it from his father, who got it from a mail list. It began, “Do you remember 1987 ...”
Financial Times Launches FT Tilt — NEW YORK/LONDON: The Financial Times today announces the launch of FT Tilt, a premium online financial news and analysis service focused exclusively on the emerging world. It serves finance professionals who have a direct interest in these markets …
Discussion: Paul Kedrosky's … and Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: FT Tilt officially launches
FT Tilt: A blog behind a paywall
FT Tilt: A blog behind a paywall
Discussion: paidContent:UK, The Next Web, IR Web Report and Talking Biz News
Dominic Jones / IR Web Report: FT Tilt targets investor appetite for emerging markets
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Why is FT's Tilt behind a paywall?
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.
Alexandra Topping / Guardian:
OFT clampdown on Twitter promos — Watchdog says online companies who did not disclose paid-for promotions by celebrities and bloggers were deceptive — How does a celebrity declare their affiliations to certain brands in fewer than 140 characters? Many may have to learn …
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Digits, MediaPost, GigaOM, Fast Company and The Atlantic Online, more at Techmeme »
Cynthia Boris / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: UK Watchdog Sinks its Teeth into Celebrity Twitter Endorsements
Paul Sonne / Digits: If You Get Paid to Tweet, Disclose it, U.K. Says
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: UK Cracks Down On ‘Social’ Endorsements
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM: The UK Comes Gunning For Twitter — This Time Over Ads
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How Peter Maass' groundbreaking story on Saddam's statue found a lifeboat in nonprofit funding — Magazine awards season approaches, and one of the stories likely to be gracing best-of lists is a piece that ran in last week's New Yorker: an epic analysis — equal parts war report …
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 …
Tom Clark / Guardian:
Why do editorials remain anonymous? — There are good reasons why the tradition of unsigned leading articles is worth upholding — The leading article is not what it used to be. Surveying the glorious history in 2008, the Times' chief leader writer, Daniel Finkelstein …
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
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 …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Dallas Morning News boss: We'll be vilified for charging for web content — “Brace yourself,” Dallas Morning News publisher Jim Moroney writes in his memo to staff announcing the paper's paywall plans. “We will be vilified by the digital futurists, ridiculed by colleagues in our industry …
Robert Niles / Online Journalism Review:
Will an ad network work for your news website? Or are you just going to have to sell your own ads? — By Robert Niles: One of the toughest challenges that new journalism entrepreneurs face is: Do I have to sell my own ads? — The journalism industry's traditional ethical “wall” …
John Plunkett / Guardian:
Syndication is killing the radio star — As more and more local radio stations go national, would-be DJs have to find other ways of making themselves heard — Video didn't kill the radio star, despite the Buggles' pessimistic prediction in 1979. More than 30 years later, DJs face a more fearsome threat - syndication.
Rupal Parekh / AdAge:
Groupon Makes Big Bid on Traditional TV, Buys Super Bowl Pregame — Social E-commerce Sensation Looks Beyond Word-of-Mouth, Lines Up Shops for Major Push — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Groupon may not need Google to grow. But it does need some good, old-fashioned advertising.
Discussion: Bits, Media Buyer Planner, MarketingVOX, Lost Remote and SAI, more at Techmeme »
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Groupon Raises a Record $950 Million in Venture Capital
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Groupon buys first TV ad in Super Bowl pre-game
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Groupon Wanted To Buy A Super Bowl Ad, But They Were All Sold Out
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 …
Mark Joyella / Mediaite:
First Look: Piers Morgan's New Set On CNN (And First Week's Guests) — For decades, Larry King's iconic set-perhaps best described as a “Lite Brite map of the world” was as recognizable as the host himself. As CNN prepares to launch a new host into King's 9 p.m. timeslot …
Discussion: The Wrap, Media Decoder, Media & Entertainment, On Media's Blog, Multichannel and Movieline
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Howard Stern to Be Piers Morgan's Second Guest
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Celebrities Galore for Piers Morgan's First Week
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Foursquare To Add Examiner News Alongside Check-Ins — Geo-location service Foursquare has netted content deals with several major news publishers last year, such as the NYT and Financial Times but those were mostly for promotional purchases. The company has struck a new partnership …
Discussion: ASH-10, ReadWriteWeb and WebNewser
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Foursquare to Add Restaurant, Other Reviews, From Questionable Source [Updated]
David Cohen / WebNewser: Examiner.com Checks In with foursquare
Wall Street Journal:
Disney, Yahoo Look at Internet TV — Walt Disney Co. is discussing making video from some of its television networks available on sets embedded with Yahoo Inc.'s Internet-TV software, people familiar with the matter said. — Such new offerings would propel Yahoo into a broader battle …
Discussion: GigaOM, MediaPost, WebNewser, New York Times and The Huffington Post
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Sorry, Big Cable — TV Makers Are the New Gatekeepers
Fern Siegel / MediaPost: Disney, Yahoo Examine Internet TV
Brian Stelter / New York Times: The TV-Internet Nuptials — LAS VEGAS — The blending …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Mickie Rosen to Join Yahoo as Audience Head — It's not all departures! — Yahoo is hiring former News Corp. and Disney online exec Mickie Rosen (pictured here) to run its Audience unit, which includes the Silicon Valley Internet giant's powerful content sites, sources said.
Discussion: paidContent, SAI and Mediaweek
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Yahoo Hires Rosen To Oversee Its Media Properties
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Yahoo's New Media Boss Has Had 7 Jobs In 10 Years For An Average Tenure Of 17 Months
Mike Shields / Mediaweek: Mickie Rosen Named Svp of Yahoo Media Network