Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
A Delay for the Daily: Apple, News Corp. Push Back Launch Date — Turns out you'll have to wait a bit longer to see the Daily, Rupert Murdoch's long-awaited iPad news service. — Apple and News Corp. have made a joint decision to push back next week's planned launch, according to sources familiar with the companies' plans.
Discussion: Guardian, TechCrunch, The Next Web, Electricpig.co.uk and Electronista, more at Techmeme »
James Robinson / Guardian: Murdoch's iPad paper the Daily delays launch
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: The Daily gets pushed back. Launch is now “weeks” away.
Damon Kiesow / Poynter:
The first look at The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper — An official introduction to The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's new iPad newspaper, is expected on Jan. 19, possibly at an event with Apple's Steve Jobs. — But peeking inside the source code of its recently-launched companion website …
Discussion: Guardian, RazorianFly, The Next Web, Electronista, The Atlantic Online, FishbowlNY, CrunchGear, Epicenter, Flavorwire and New York Observer, more at Techmeme »
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Here's Rupert's iPad ‘newspaper’
Arron / RazorianFly: Sneak Peek: What Murdoch's iPad-Only Newspaper ‘The Daily’ Will (Probably) Look Like
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: First image of Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper emerges
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: A First Look at The Daily, Murdoch's iPad Newspaper
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: A Sneak Peek at The Daily
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: A Tiny Sneak Peak At iPad Newspaper The Daily
John C Abell / Epicenter: ‘The Daily’ — EXPOSED! (Well, Sort Of)
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: More Daily Scraps: Sharing From Behind the Paywall
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Chatroulette Founder Andrey Ternovskiy Raises New Funding: “50,000 Naked Men” — Following a week's worth of back and forth and blown off interviews, including one scheduled at 11 p.m EST, Chatroulette founder Andrey Ternovskiy finally picks up his cell phone after several rings.
Discussion: Vanity Fair, MediaPost and New York Magazine
Brett Berk / Vanity Fair: Chatroulette Puts Its Naked Men Up for Sale
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Chatroulette Not Dead Yet
Robinsloan / Twitter Media:
The science of the hashtag — So last week I talked about the art of the hashtag: the power of mad libs, universal particulars, and feedback loops. The day after I posted it, the #LessAmbitiousMovies hashtag took off on Twitter—you might have seen it in your timeline.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Business Columnist Joe Nocera Moving to NY Times Op-Ed Page? — Joe Nocera. Image by dsearls via Flickr — The New York Times op-ed page is about to get a big dose of financial intelligence to complement Nobel Prize-winner Paul Krugman. Business columnist Joe Nocera is set to move to the op-ed page …
Discussion: Poynter, The Wire, Gawker, BusinessJournalism.org … and The Huffington Post
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Report: NYT's Nocera to go from biz section to op-ed page
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Joe Nocera To NYT Op-Ed Page?
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Newest NYT Op-Ed Columnist: Joe Nocera?
Robin J Phillips / BusinessJournalism.org …: Reports: Nocera moving to New York Times' op-ed page
David Kaplan / paidContent:
AOL Outsources Sports; Fanhouse Brand Absorbed Into Sporting News — AOL (NYSE: AOL) organized a hasty after-market call to announce three content deals designed to buttress its push towards premium content. The most prominent involves a content sharing arrangement with The Sporting News.
Discussion: Poynter, Mixed Media, New York Times, eMedia Vitals, SAI, TechCrunch, WebNewser and CNNMoney Tech Tumblr, more at Techmeme »
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Sporting News to take editorial control of AOL FanHouse
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: AOL Says Howdy, Partner, with New Content Deals; Layoffs Loom
Richard Sandomir / New York Times: Sporting News Will Take Over AOL FanHouse Content
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: AOL outsources sports in deal with Sporting News
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: AOL Outsources Sports, Health, and Real Estate
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
How Bradford Cross Plans to Save the Media Industry — By now, it's become obvious that the web is disrupting the media business in some fundamental ways — and not just the distribution of content, but the monetization of it as well. Publishers and content producers of all kinds …
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Mobilizing for mobile before it's too late — This column originally appeared in Editor & Publisher Magazine. Click here to subscribe for timely delivery of the magazine. — Amazingly, newspapers are making the same self-defeating mistakes with their mobile initiatives that they did with the Internet.
Wall Street Journal:
Hand-Wringing in Comcast-NBC Deal — Media Companies Fret Over Proposed Rule Requiring Cable Giant to Offer Content to Any Online Service Working With Rivals — WASHINGTON—Major media companies are raising concerns that government conditions on Comcast Corp.'s impending deal to acquire control …
Marion Maneker / The Big Picture:
Can Piers Morgan Save CNN? — A series of attempts to resuscitate CNN during the evening hours have culminated in next week's launch of Piers Morgan Tonight. The fumbling around replacing Larry King and the decision to give former Elliott Spitzer a political talk show in the slot …
Lacey Rose / Moneywood:
Piers Morgan Producer's CNN Goal: ‘More. Better. Now.’
Piers Morgan Producer's CNN Goal: ‘More. Better. Now.’
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Matt Kinsman / Folio Stories RSS: B2B:
USPS Raising Periodical Rates 1.8 Percent For 2011 — However, increases are limited to Consumer Price Index cap. — The USPS filed new mailing service prices with the Postal Regulatory Commission today, including a 1.8 percent increase for periodicals, starting April 17.
Discussion: Publishing Executive News
Douglas Quenqua / New York Times:
Lucky's Brandon Holley: Dressing for a Revolution — BRANDON HOLLEY, the new editor of the beleaguered shopping magazine Lucky, has a complicated relationship with clothes. — As a teenager in Great Falls, Va., Ms. Holley would cram Ralph Lauren outfits bought by her preppy mother …
Discussion: Yahoo! News, Poynter, New York Observer and FishbowlNY
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Lucky's new editor faces ‘a gnarly little problem’
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Lucky Editor Brandon Holley Opened Max Fish!
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Brandon Holley and Lucky
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The Practical vs. Idealistic Scenarios for the Near-Term Future of Online Video — Or: How Google's decision to drop native H.264 playback from Chrome serves to prop up Flash Player — Stefan Richter, of FlashComGuru (a Flash developer site) tries answering my five simple questions.
Ellie Behling / eMedia Vitals:
Publishing staffs adjust to address mobile workflow — In many ways, it seems like the iPad was plopped down on the desks of editors and production staff with a note that said, “Congratulations! Please factor this into what you're already doing.” — While support for mobile devices …
Sebastien Provencher / The Praized Blog:
Thoughts on Curated vs. Edited — Jeet Heer writes about “curation” in last Saturday's Globe & Mail. Here's an excerpt from his article: … What it means: I wrote about curation in 2008. At the time, I said “Atomized content means we now live in a content aggregation and curation world.
Robert Niles / Online Journalism Review:
Don't neglect to set aside time to build the personal network that will guide your journalism career — By Robert Niles: Any journalist ought to know that your stories are only as good as your sources. Start with bad information, and you'll deliver bad information to your readers.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Sports Blogger Bleacher Report To Start Paying Contributors — Sports blog site Bleacher Report has been doing pretty well with the Huffington Post model of offering contributors a place to reach a wider audience, but not providing much in the way of remuneration.
David Cohen / WebNewser: Bleacher Report to Pay Some Bloggers
Todd Wasserman / Mashable!:
Launch of About.com Founder's “Save-able” Ads Pushed Back — If Scott Kurnit has his way, soon you will go from ignoring online ads to saving them. — Kurnit, the founder of About.com, plans to roll out web ads from McDonald's, Best Buy, Sears, Showtime and others on February 14.
Mary Wisniewski / Reuters:
June sentencing date set for ex-media mogul Black — (Reuters) - The federal judge presiding over Conrad Black's fraud case told the former media mogul on Thursday she would resentence him on June 24. — The federal appeals court in Chicago ordered Black resentenced by trial judge Amy St. Eve …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Amazing But True: SundaySky Will Create 1.4 Million “Videos” in January — SundaySky, Tel Aviv/New York-based start-up with 50 employees, using no video camera or production staff, will produce 1.4 million video clips this month for a range of big retail and real estate corporate customers …
Mark Glaser / PBS:
Social Media Grows at NY Times, But Home Page Remains King — Social Media content on MediaShift is sponsored by the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships, a program offering innovative and entrepreneurial journalists the resources of Stanford University and Silicon Valley. Learn more here.
Discussion: Editors Weblog, Poynter and MediaShift
Emma Heald / Editors Weblog: Social media at The New York Times
Michael Miner / Chicago Reader:
Waiting for the Web — The Chicago News Cooperative launched with the promise of a pathbreaking online site. When will it arrive? — The Chicago News Cooperative owes its existence to the New York Times, but its future hangs on a website it still hasn't unveiled.
Paulgillin / Newspaper Death Watch:
Quora: Evolution of Journalism or Another Time Sink? — Just when you thought there was already enough social media in your life, here comes Quora. The startup founded by former Facebook executives raised $14 million last year and was valued at nearly $90 million before even releasing a product.
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
As MySpace Sputters, Where Will Musicians Congregate? — Even as MySpace (NSDQ: NWS) has floundered in recent years, it's hung on to an important user base—artists, particularly musicians, who have relied on the site to provide them with a digital home on the web and a place to showcase their work.
Discussion: Sounds/Ideas/Colours and Forrester Blogs
Phil Rosenthal / Tower Ticker:
Time Out's Frank Sennett to do book on Groupon and CEO Andrew Mason for St. Martin's — Remember Frank Sennett's Time Out Chicago cover story last month on Groupon and Andrew Mason, the Chicago-based Internet firm's founder and chief executive? — St. Martin's Press has signed Sennett …
Kim Severson / New York Times:
Reporter on Quest to Close 1964 Civil Rights Case — ATLANTA — Stanley Nelson writes for a small weekly newspaper in the Louisiana delta. For the past four years, he has been obsessed with one story: who threw gasoline into a rural shoe repair and dry goods shop in 1964 and started the fire that killed Frank Morris?
Discussion: The Rural Blog, NPR Topics and Free Press
David Ridgen / NPR Topics: Solving A 1964 Cold Case: Mystery Of Frank Morris
Nick Summers / New York Observer:
Heffernan Out at New York Times Magazine — Slowly but surely, Hugo Lindgren is making The New York Times Magazine his own. And just as important as the big names he's bringing into the building are the voices he's letting go. — In December, the magazine's deputy editor, Alex Star …
Discussion: LA Observed, Poynter and Gawker
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Morning Buzz: Friday 1.14.10
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: NYT Magazine kills Heffernan's “The Medium” column
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Russell Simmons on Roger Ailes: ‘I Love Him’