Eric Schmidt / The Official Google Blog:
An update from the Chairman — When I joined Google in 2001 I never imagined—even in my wildest dreams—that we would get as far, as fast as we have today. Search has quite literally changed people's lives—increasing the collective sum of the world's knowledge and revolutionizing advertising in the process.
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Google Investor Relations: Google Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Results and Management Changes
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Schmidt To Step Aside As Google CEO; Page To Take Over; Brin Shifts Gears
Lauren Indvik / Mashable: BREAKING: Larry Page To Replace Eric Schmidt as CEO of Google
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: TechCrunch Interview With Eric Schmidt, Larry Page And Sergey Brin
Miguel Helft / New York Times: Google Co-Founder Takes Over as Chief Executive
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Page Is Back as CEO, But Is That What Google Really Needs?
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Eric Schmidt, Google's outgoing CEO, to cash out shares worth $335 million
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Google CEO: ‘Larry [Page], in my clear opinion, is ready to lead’
John Ebbert / AdExchanger.com: Google Reports, Page Becomes CEO; Good Behavior Competition; The EU: Self-Regs Rule
Harry McCracken / Techland: Will the end of Eric Schmidt's nine and a half years as CEO …
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Larry Page taking over as Google CEO, Eric Schmidt will remain as Executive Chairman
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online: Management Change at Google?!
Edmund Lee / AdAge: Co-Founder Larry Page Retakes the Reins of Google
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: The New Tech Kingpins, Who Are Apple's Tim Cook & Google's Larry Page?
Melinda Gipson / digiday:DAILY: Larry Page Takes the Wheel
Richard Waters / Financial Times: Page becomes Google chief executive
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Larry Page as Google CEO: His top 5 challenges
Colin Barr / Fortune: Google chief's $334 million payday: Update
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Google swaps old CEO Schmidt for older CEO Page
Mike Swift / Mercury News: Google's Larry Page to become CEO
Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast: Behind the Google CEO Shakeup
Darnell / 901am: A New Google CEO: Good Idea Or Great Idea?
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google CEO Shuffle: Voluntary or Not?
Mary Phillips-Sandy / AOL News: Larry Page: 5 Facts About Google's Founder and Next CEO
Piers Fawkes / PSFK: Larry Page Replaces Eric Schmidt As CEO Of Google
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Schmidt steps down, Page is new Google CEO
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Google shakeup: Co-founder takes over as CEO
@romenesko: Google's Eric Schmidt: "Larry [Page], in my clear opinion, is ready to lead." He becomes CEO in April. http://journ.us/g6kmCx
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: What Does Google's New Boss Mean For You?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: A Big Quarter From Google, and Shake-Up at the Top-Larry Page to Become CEO
Juliana Gruenwald / Tech Daily Dose: Google CEO To Step Down For New Role
Ryan Statzer / Neowin.net: Google Co-Founder Larry Page to take over as CEO
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Google CEO Eric Schmidt Steps Down, Co-Founder Larry Page To Take Over
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Larry Page will take over as Google's CEO, Schmidt stepping down
Egrinberg / This Just In: Eric Schmidt stepping down as Google CEO
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google's New CEO: Larry Page
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Google CEO Eric Schmidt to Step Down, Co-Founder Larry Page to Step In Again
Eric Schmidt / @ericschmidt:
Day-to-day adult supervision no longer needed! http://goo.gl/zC89p
Discussion: MediaMemo, TechCrunch, Digital Daily, DealBook, GigaOM, @caro, CNET News, @mat, Gizmodo, IR Web Report, Guardian, The Next Web, Mobilized, Search Engine Land, Venture Capital Dispatch, Digits, 9 to 5 Mac, Gawker, Electronista, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Epicenter, The Wrap, Techland, John Battelle's Searchblog, Fortune and Between the Lines Blog, more at Techmeme »
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Live: Eric Schmidt And Larry Page Talk About Google's Q4 And Their New Roles
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Talking Schmidt: Google's CEO in His Own Words
Caroline McCarthy / @caro: Schmidt happens.
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Paging Larry: Google's new CEO has lots to do
Apocryphal Mat Honan / @mat: So, Eric Schmidt is stepping down to spend more time with Burning Man?
Dominic Jones / IR Web Report: Google CEO shows how to step down, social media style
Dominic Rushe / Guardian: Google co-founder Page named CEO
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Google's revenues up 26%, totaling $8.44 billion in Q4
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Was It Time For A Fresh Face? Thoughts On Larry Page As The New Google CEO
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Schmidtfaced. Google CEO stepping down
Brian Moylan / Gawker: New York Cab Drivers Get a New Dress Code
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google CEO Eric Schmidt to step down, co-founder Larry Page to take over [Updated]
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Google CEO Eric Schmidt Stepping Down
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: Whoa!!! Larry Page To Take Over As Google CEO
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google CEO Eric Schmidt to step down
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines Blog: Google's management changes: Page becomes CEO; Schmidt Exec Chair
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Big Bang At Google: Larry Page To Replace Eric Schmidt As CEO On April 4 — Google has just announced their Q4 2010 earnings. Looking them over quickly, they look good. But that's the secondary story right now. The bigger story is that Google has just announced that co-founder Larry Page …
Discussion: paidContent, MediaPost, SAI, MediaMemo, Associated Press, MediaNama, Online Video News and parislemon, more at Techmeme »
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Schmidt Files To Sell $334 Million Of Google Stock
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Google Appoints Co-Founder Page CEO, Paid Clicks Rise 18%
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: QOTD: Eric Schmidt's New Job Is Hard! Just Ask Him
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
A Racy Show With Teenagers Steps Back From a Boundary — MTV executives have a new hit drama on their hands, featuring the sexual and drug-fueled exploits of misfit teenagers. They also have something else — a fear that coming episodes of the show may break the law.
Discussion: Moraes on TV, Company Town, The Daily Beast, Hot Air, Cinema Blend Feeds, Tuned In, @megrobertson, Runnin' Scared, The Wrap, The Wire, New York Press, Communication Prof's News …, Mediaite, The Huffington Post, PopEater, mediabistro.com, Popdust, @lavrusik, TV Squad, Vanity Fair, TMZ.com, Gothamist, Gawker and New York Observer
Joshua Tyler / Cinema Blend Feeds: Is MTV's Skins Child Porn?
James Poniewozik / Tuned In: Is MTV's Skins Child Pornography?
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: MTV Execs on Skins: It's Almost Too Sexy; No Seriously, Look …
Spencer Winans / New York Press: Don't Worry: Skins Isn't Nearly As Naughty As They Want You to Believe
Art Lynch / Communication Prof's News and Views: Culture Change coming for NBC Universal, Superbowl to promote movies …
Jordan Zakarin / The Huffington Post: Will A New MTV Show Break Child Pornography Laws
Kiki Von Glinow / PopEater: Is MTV's ‘Skins’ Straddling Child Pornography Laws?
David Cohen / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 01.20.11
Maura Johnston / Popdust: P!nk Thinks You Are Beautiful, No Matter What They Say
Vadim Lavrusik / @lavrusik: Geez: MTV executives are worried that its new show "Skins" may violate federal child pornography statues: http://nyti.ms/gObSew
Jean Bentley / TV Squad: Could MTV's ‘Skins’ Be Considered Child Pornography?
Garth Johnston / Gothamist: MTV Now Worried Skins Shows Too Much Underage Skin
Adrian Chen / Gawker: MTV's Skins Has a Child Porn Problem
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Skins Sells: Teens Already Demand Merch
Lindsay Powers / Hollywood Reporter:
EXCLUSIVE: Taco Bell Pulls Ads From MTV's ‘Skins’ Over Racy Content … Taco Bell has pulled its ads off Skins after the Parents Television Council urged a boycott. — Spokesperson Rob Poetsch tells The Hollywood Reporter, “We advertise on a variety of MTV programs that reach our core demographic …
Discussion: @matt_creamer, @natives, TMZ.com and New York Observer
Matt Creamer / @matt_creamer: I wish Taco Bell's food standards were as high... RT @natives: RT @mediagazer Taco Bell Pulls Ads From MTV's 'Skins' Over Racy Content
Nat Ives / @natives: they'll be back RT @mediagazer EXCLUSIVE: Taco Bell Pulls Ads From MTV's 'Skins' Over Racy Content
Brett Pulley / Bloomberg:
NY Times to Charge Less Than $20/Month for Web Access — New York Times Co. will charge readers less than $20 a month for full access to its namesake newspaper on the Web when the company introduces its paid service, a person familiar with the matter said. — The price has been set at less …
Discussion: paidContent, @pkafka, Screenwerk, @romenesko, SAI, Yahoo! News, New York Observer, WebNewser and NYConvergence.com
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Bloomberg says NYT paywall sub <$20 a month. Sure hope so! http://bloom.bg/fFew8h But curious if that's for all platforms or just Web-only
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: NY Times Paywall Is Nigh
@romenesko: NYT to charge less than $20/month for full website access, says "a person familiar with the matter." http://journ.us/eyqVP2
Glynnis MacNicol / SAI: Here's How Much It Will Cost You To Read The NYT Online Once Their Paywall Goes Up
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: New York Times Paywall Will Be Less Than $20 High
David Cohen / WebNewser: Report: Full Online Access to The New York Times to Be Priced Under $20 per Month
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: Pricing for NYTimes.com Paywall Revealed
Martin Langeveld / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The shakeup at MediaNews: Why it could be the leadup to a massive newspaper consolidation — [Our regular contributor Martin Langeveld spent 13 years as a publisher in MediaNews Group. That gives him an inside perspective on the company's bankruptcy filing and its leadership shakeup, which he shares with us here.
Discussion: The Register Citizen
Warner Music Plan: Buy or Be Bought — Updated — Warner Music Group, one of the four major record companies, has hired the investment bank Goldman Sachs to seek out potential buyers for the company, a process that will play out while Warner continues to explore buying the beleaguered British music giant EMI.
Discussion: CNET News, @katierosman, Electronista and MediaMemo
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: More consolidation among major music labels?
@katierosman: Are American-passport-holders allowed to buy? RT @moorehn: Warner Music puts itself on the block. http://nyti.ms/fDjLQq
Warren Buffett to step down from Washington Post Co. board — Warren E. Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, said today he would step down from the board of The Washington Post Co. this May. He has served on the board since May 1996 and previously had a tenure on the board from 1974 to 1986.
Discussion: The Evolving Newsroom, Deal Journal, Poynter, Media Decoder, MediaFile, Gawker and The Daily Caller
Julie Starr / The Evolving Newsroom: Link wrap: Buffett steps down, Page steps up, blogger becomes minister
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Warren Buffett Leaving Washington Post Board
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Buffett to step down from Washington Post Co. board
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: Warren Buffett to Leave Washington Post Co. Board
Jennifer Saba / MediaFile: First Melinda Gates, now Warren Buffett exit Wash Post board
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Warren Buffett Getting the Hell Out of Newspapers
Stephen Mufson / The Daily Caller: Warren Buffett to step down from Washington Post Co. board
Brooks / SPORTSbyBROOKS:
Sporting News Paid AOL Millions To Drop Fanhouse — Last Thursday I reported on the essential elimination of AOL Fanhouse, with the Fanhouse brand being folded into a Sporting News portal that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong elected to install as its website's new sports content provider.
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap:
Arianna Huffington to Launch Site for Blacks — Arianna Huffington is set to launch a new website that will focus on the black community. — The site — dubbed “HuffPost Global Black” — will purportedly offer “news, politics, culture, opinion, and video through the lens of the black experience.”
Discussion: Yahoo! News, @spinsterellla, @umanoid, FishbowlNY, @jessicawakeman and WebNewser
@spinsterellla: No. RT @faraichideya: RT @mediagazer: Arianna Huffington to Launch Site for Blacks w/ Sheila Johnson Lee http://j.mp/gu5wZD
Michael Uman / @umanoid: With BET? "@mediagazer: Arianna Huffington to Launch Site for Blacks (@stableford / The Wrap) http://j.mp/gu5wZD http://mgzr.us/B4kS"
Jessica Wakeman / @jessicawakeman: What? RT @mediagazer Arianna Huffington to Launch Site for Blacks (@stableford / The Wrap) http://j.mp/gu5wZD http://mgzr.us/B4kS
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com:
ABC Moves ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ To Midnight, Shortens ‘Nightline’ — ABC has confirmed long-running speculation that as part of Jimmy Kimmel's new two-year deal with ABC, the comedian had asked for his latenight talk show on the network to be moved up from 12:05 AM to midnight.
Discussion: Cinema Blend Feeds, Chickaboomer and TVbytheNumbers
Joshua Tyler / Cinema Blend Feeds: Jimmy Kimmel Takes Five Of Nightline's Minutes
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of Mr. Murdoch's Daily — [Each week, our friend Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of the news business for the Lab.] — Let's pause for a moment and reflect. — It's a daily newspaper being taken to the web.
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web:
Techmeme and Mediagazer will now include Tweets as headlines — Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera and Mediagazer founder Megan McCarthy announced today, on Twitter, that they both news aggregation sites will be including Tweets as headlines going forward. — In July of last year …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat, @manusalah, Epicenter and @mikepilarz, more at Techmeme »
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Techmeme's Evolution: From Automated Headlines to Tweets
Emmanuel Salah / @manusalah: Techmeme and Mediagazer will now include Tweets as headlines. More items per day or fresher news? http://j.mp/hW9UtD
Sam Gustin / Epicenter: Tweets Hit Techmeme, Bloggers in a Tizzy
Mike Pilarz / @mikepilarz: "Techmeme and Mediagazer add Tweets as headlines." This is a small but important change for tech news: http://bit.ly/fcGv5l
Megan McCarthy / @megan:
Tweets are now being shown directly on Mediagazer - @reply with something fun to join the Discussion!
Tweets are now being shown directly on Mediagazer - @reply with something fun to join the Discussion!
Discussion: Techmeme News, TechCrunch, @taylorbuley, @gilzino, @eghosao, @mathewi, WebNewser, @bobcaswell, GigaOM, @cksample, @kevinmarks, SAI, @mattbinder, @edmundlee and Mediagazer News
Galeal / @gilzino: @Megan @reply | hope there is some software and algorithms for signal to noise if you want to ever sleep again
Eghosa Omoigui / @eghosao: @mathewi @megan no distinction. They're both social performances ;)
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: @megan: maybe it's just me, but it's kind of confusing what is a tweet and what is a headline
David Cohen / WebNewser: Techmeme Feed to Include Tweets
Bob Caswell / @bobcaswell: @Megan @gaberivera I think you need a tweet only sub section under each main headline, otherwise this is gonna get messy.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Techmeme Confirms Twitter Is News, But What About the Noise?
C.K. Sample III / @cksample: @Megan something fun
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: @gaberivera techmeme has a cleverness algorithm now? Or is that @megan @madlid and @ScepticGeek?
@edmundlee: Start ur engines RT @Megan: Tweets are now being shown directly on Mediagazer - @reply with something fun to join the Discussion!
Diane Brady / Business Week:
Time Warner and the War Against Free — CEO Jeff Bewkes is standing up for paid content in a world of cheap online video. Can he hold the line against iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu? — Daniel Acker/Bloomberg — In a hangarlike Las Vegas exhibition hall on Jan. 6 …
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error:
Bulls**t Detection 101: Why universities need to teach the new literacy — This post is part of the Carnival of Journalism, a project that gathers together a diverse group of bloggers to tackle a specific topic. Here's the current topic: … I'm going to focus on the recommendation to integrate digital and media literacy.
Discussion: One Man & His Blog, Reportr.net and J-School
Adam Tinworth / One Man & His Blog: Research and radical reinvention: universities' role in journalism
Alfred Hermida / Reportr.net: Rethinking the role of journalism education
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Nickelodeon to debut Spongebob episode on Facebook — Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and has 16 million Facebook friends? — Spongebob Squareparents, of course. The Nickelodeon show, by our count, is the fifth most popular Facebook page for a TV show.
Discussion: PR Newswire
Daniel Frankel / The Wrap:
Angela Bromstad Out at NBC — Angela Bromstad announced Thursday that she's leaving her post as NBC Entertainment president, marking the latest high-profile executive change for the broadcast network, which is currently being assimilated into the Comcast fold.
Discussion: Media Decoder
Bill Carter / Media Decoder: An NBC Departure Before Comcast Takeover
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Interview: Lovefilm Investor Says Amazon Exit Is A Win-Win — Lovefilm eschewed a possible IPO option because Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) gives it a global-scale parent with resources enough to land the rights necessary to profit from the coming online movie explosion, says one of the VCs who has exited in the deal (see earlier story).
Discussion: VatorNews and The Business Insider
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Amazon agrees to buy Lovefilm for $317M
Will Richmond / The Business Insider: Amazon Acquires LOVEFiLM, Making Netflix's European Expansion A Lot Harder
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Amazon Buying Lovefilm To Build European Movie Rentals Business
Amazon Buying Lovefilm To Build European Movie Rentals Business
Discussion: TechCrunch Europe, TechCrunch Europe, Index Ventures Blog, The Next Web, Guardian, Media Week, FT tech hub, Multichannel, TechFlash, VentureBeat, Company Town, CNET News, GigaOM, SAI and MediaMemo
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: If Amazon got LoveFilm at a $312m valuation - who is buying the drinks tonight?
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: Amazon acquires LoveFilm, the Netflix of Europe
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Amazon to acquire LoveFilm, the ‘European Netflix’
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Amazon takes full control of Lovefilm
Todd Spangler / Multichannel: Amazon To Buy Out LoveFilm, The ‘Netflix of Europe’
Ciara Byrne / VentureBeat: Amazon acquires LoveFilm, Europe's Netflix, for approximately $200 million
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Amazon to acquire European equivalent of Netflix
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: After Missing Its Shot at Netflix, Amazon Buys Lovefilm
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Amazon Buys Lovefilm, The Netflix Of Europe
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Amazon Buys European Streaming Movie Service Lovefilm