Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
The Politics of the New Huffington Post at AOL — Is ideological innovation possible in online journalism? I think it is. My suggestion: Drop the View from Nowhere and go with transparency throughout the reborn AOL. — These are the top five questions journalists have been asking …
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: AOL Settled with Unpaid “Volunteers” for $15 Million
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Beyond left and right? The Huffington Post's delicate balancing act
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Advice for Arianna: Don't impose artificial neutrality on editors
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Ideological Innovation Is Possible!
Alexandra LeTellier / Opinion L.A.: The conversation: Predicting the future of journalism through …
Graeme McMillan / Techland: AOL Drops $315 Million In Stock Value After Spending $315 Million On HuffPo
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: AOL Stock Slides for Third Straight Day After HuffPo Deal
Nicholas Carlson / The Wire: GOSSIP: AOL Will Make This Guy CTO
Laura Donovan / The Daily Caller: Arianna Huffington: AOL won't become a lefty site
Phyllis Fine / MediaPost: No, AOL Won't Become Lefty Under Huffington
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic: Arianna Huffington's Latest Self
Matt Welch / Hit & Run: Arianna Huffington, Slavemaster?
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air: AOL-Huffington Post merger an echo of robber-baron economics?
Lance Knobel / Nieman Journalism Lab:
For hyperlocal news, we local players will have the edge — Editor's Note: In the increasingly competitive world of journalism, it's easy to start declaring winners and losers. The reality will likely be somewhere in between; just as television didn't kill radio, there'll be room for lots …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Ellie Behling / eMedia Vitals: Patch looks to partner with other media companies
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
AOL-HuffPo: Arianna And The Free Blog Economy — Some of Huffington Post's 9,000+ bloggers have already announced that they won't be following Arianna to AOL (NYSE: AOL) - either unhappy about the switch from ideological startup or, as Douglas Rushkoff wrote, disinterested in writing for the big corporation for free.
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Mixed Media, New York Magazine, FishbowlNY, HighTalk, Media Nation, New York Observer and Techdirt
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Forget About Huffington Post Ever Paying Bloggers
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers: ‘Hey Arianna, Can You Spare a Dime?’
Brad Wellen / FishbowlNY: Huffington Post Bloggers Looking For Compensation
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: Will HuffPo prove to be AOL's MySpace?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Huffington Post Unique Visitors Surge To 28 Million In January
Huffington Post Unique Visitors Surge To 28 Million In January
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest and Twist Image
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal:
Advertisers Weigh AOL, Politics
Advertisers Weigh AOL, Politics
Discussion: The Wire and Fast Company
Phoebe Connelly / The Atlantic Online:
Curating the Revolution: Building a Real-Time News Feed About Egypt — Andy Carvin is a senior strategist at NPR working on digital media. He's known for putting together comprehensive and innovative packages around breaking news stories, and for the past three weeks …
Discussion: Future of Journalism, @aymanm and ...My heart's in Accra
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: TheAtlantic.com :: Andy Carvin is a senior strategist at NPR working on digital media.
Ayman Mohyeldin / @aymanm: Can the Egyptian government please stop blaming satellite channels for the protests! Please! Just take a look at the real issues!
Tim Molloy / The Wrap:
After Rampant Resignation Predictions on Cable News, Mubarak Stays — UPDATE, 1:03 p.m.: Mubarak says he will remain in power through September. — Amid all the questions about Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's plans Thursday, the three major cable networks cited sources who agreed on one thing: He would step down.
Discussion: Al Jazeera Blogs, Guardian, News Desk, The New Yorker Blog and @mlcalderone
Robert Tait / Guardian: 28 hours in the dark heart of Egypt's torture machine
David Remnick / News Desk: The Dictator Is the Last to Know — The delusions of dictators …
Amy Davidson / The New Yorker Blog: Mubarak Won't Go — “The people know very well who Hosni Mubarak is,” said Hosni Mubarak.
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
With Mubarak's apparent ouster, U.S. news outlets intensify Egypt coverage — Egypt's citizen uprising is wending itself through a third week of mass street demonstrations and savvy online activism. But as the revolt against President Hosni Mubarak's autocratic regime grows larger and louder …
Discussion: Aljazeera, Danger Room, Bikya Masr, and breaking, Committee to Protect …, Poynter, Press Gazette, Journalism.co.uk and TVNewser
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room: CIA: Our Mideast Forecasts Kind of Suck
Joseph Mayton / Bikya Masr: When the media leave Egypt
Chris Stanton / and breaking: Egypt's state media foments anti-foreigner paranoia
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Egyptian protests coverage ‘down significantly’ in U.S.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk: Pew: Egypt protests prove biggest international story in a single week since 2007
Wall Street Journal:
Twitter as Tech Bubble Barometer — As Internet valuations climb and bankers and would-be buyers circle Silicon Valley in an increasingly frothy tech market, many eyes are on one particularly desirable, if still enigmatic, target: Twitter. — Executives at both Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. …
Discussion: Deal Journal, Felix Salmon, BoomTown, GigaOM, eMedia Vitals, Guardian, Mixed Media, C-Scape, Epicenter, DealBook, SAI, Money & Company, The Atlantic Online, paidContent, Company Town, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Post Tech, Venture Capital Dispatch, CJR, Search Engine Land, Scripting News, Telegraph, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, Neowin.net, Digits, The Consumerist, Future of Journalism, The Next Web, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Paul Kedrosky, Gawker, New York Magazine and New Media Age, more at Techmeme », Thanks:jspepper
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Twitter at $10 Billion: Insanity?
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Please Twitter, Don't Sell to Google or Facebook
Ron Mwangaguhunga / eMedia Vitals: Twitter has starring role at Social Media Week
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Would Facebook or Google ruin Twitter?
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: It's Officially Silly Season for Internet Valuations
Gregory White / SAI: How Any Retail Investor Can Invest In A Whole Bunch Of Social Networks Right Now*
David Lazarus / Money & Company: Consumer Confidential: Foreclosures fade, bag fees rise, Twitter is courted
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: Twitter May or May Not Be Worth $10 Billion, but Who Believes Valuations Anyway?
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent: Google, Facebook Kick Twitter's $10 Billion Tires
Hayley Tsukayama / Post Tech: The Circuit: Obama to announce wireless plan, Twitter talking …
Ryan Chittum / CJR: The Twitter, Facebook, Groupon, Huffington Post Bubble
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: How Much Will Google Pay for Twitter?
Emma Barnett / Telegraph: Twitter ‘could be bought by Facebook or Google’
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Twitter Finds Itself Between A Facebook And A Google
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: What if Facebook Bought Twitter? The Companies Have Talked About It, Report Says
Steven Parker / Neowin.net: Twitter valued as high as $10 billion
Michael Hickins / Digits: Blogosphere Reacts to Twitter Valuation
Chris Morran / The Consumerist: Is Twitter Worth $10 Billion?
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Twitter as Tech Bubble Barometer - talking in billions
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Twitter reportedly in early stage acquisition talks with a $10 billion valuation
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Andreessen Horowitz invests $80 million in Twitter, whose private …
Julie Gerstein / New York Magazine: Twitter Worth More Money Than Ever
Charlotte McEleny / New Media Age: Twitter valued at $10bn in takeover talks
Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
On the ‘Craigslist Congressman’: Gawker licks many toads, but Chris Lee's a prince — The resignation of Rep. Chris Lee of Buffalo yesterday just three hours after Gawker broke the story of the congressman's internet transactions with a woman on Craigslist (in furtherance of which he took …
Discussion: Politics Daily, Runnin' Scared, New York Observer and Gawker
Annie Groer / Politics Daily: ‘Craigslist Congressman’ Chris Lee and the ‘Leggy Glamazon’ Who Unmasked Him
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Gawker's Scoop Draws Eyes to a New Format
Gawker's Scoop Draws Eyes to a New Format
Discussion: New York Post, News Desk, TheLoop21.com, Poynter, Gawker, CJR, City Room, New York Times, The Empire, Mediaite, The Stir By CafeMom, AOL News, Gawker, NYConvergence.com, Piers Morgan, @jyarow and Swampland
Jeane MacIntosh / New York Post: ‘Wife-cheater’ pol is exposed!
Samantha Henig / News Desk: The Congressman, the Scoop, and the Redeemed Gawker Redesign
Danielle Belton / TheLoop21.com: Exclusive: The Woman Behind ‘Craigslist Congressman’ Chris Lee's Downfall
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker: Congressman Chris Lee Resigns Following Gawker Revelation
Clint Hendler / CJR: Priceless: Representative Lee's flexy photo
Raymond Hernandez / City Room: New York Congressman Resigns Over Shirtless Photo
Raymond Hernandez / New York Times: New York Congressman Resigns Over E-Mails
Azi Paybarah / The Empire: The Lede: Chasing Chris Lee, Influencing Cuomo
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Blogger Who Busted The “Craigslist Congressman” Talks To CNN's Piers Morgan
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker: Married GOP Congressman Sent Sexy Pictures to Craigslist Babe
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: Gawker Proves Worth of New Redesign with Scoop on “Craigslist Congressman”
Jay Yarow / @jyarow: It drives me crazy when people say Gawker had no way of highlighting stories before the new format. How about that giant top section it had?
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Yahoo Unveils ‘Livestand’ Tablet Newsstand And ‘Personalized News’ Focus — Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) revealed details of its mobile “personalization” initiative that were hinted at earlier this week. In a conference call led by Blake Irving, the company's chief product officer, Yahoo's The platform …
Discussion: Yodel Anecdotal, SAI, MacStories, Pulse2, VentureBeat, Digital Daily, GigaOM, @caro, CNET News, Shoutpedia, The Next Web and TechCrunch, more at Techmeme »
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Yahoo Announces Livestand, “A Digital Newsstand”
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Yahoo Announces Livestand, Digital Newsstand For iPad and Android
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Yahoo! Launching A Social Magazine For Tablets Called Livestand
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Yahoo announces Livestand digital newstand for tablets
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Yahoo's Got a Digital Newsstand
Caroline McCarthy / @caro: Yahoo's tablet news reader app Livestand looks very impressive. But it should've debuted a year ago, with many more content partners. #cnet
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Yahoo launches tablet-focused ‘digital newsstand’
Conan 2.0 — How a late-night Luddite accidentally fought his way back into bedrooms (and computers, smartphones, and tablets) across America. — By Douglas Alden Warshaw, contributor — Conan O'Brien is in his bedroom. It's a little bit past 11 p.m., and he's shyly, hesitantly, nervously attempting to do his first webcast.
Discussion: The Huffington Post, The Wire, @iwantmedia, @romenesko, Mediaite and Moraes on TV
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Conan vs. NBC Over Twitter
@iwantmedia: Conan O'Brien starts TBS-funded company to expand his brand in digital platforms http://bit.ly/hh0Emi
@romenesko: Conan O'Brien's digital team makes sure clips get to Huffington Post, Daily Beast, EW, and bloggers. http://journ.us/eDOEtB
Lisa de Moraes / Moraes on TV: Conan tells Fortune: NBC like an ‘Indiana Jones’ Nazi [Updated]
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
More Subscriptions for Time Inc: Sports Illustrated/Google Deal Coming — Yesterday Time Inc. announced a deal to offer digital magazine subscriptions on Hewlett-Packard's new tablet. Tomorrow it will have a deal to announce with Google. — This one will be more limited than yesterday's announcement …
Discussion: FishbowlNY, NetNewsCheck Latest, mediabistro.com, eMedia Vitals and paidContent
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Time Inc. Has Plans for Google's Android
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
New York's Sherman writing Roger Ailes bio — New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman has signed on with Random House to write a biography of Fox News chief Roger Ailes. — The book will be titled “The Loudest Voice in the Room: an inside account of the rise of Fox News,” according to a Random House spokeswoman.
Discussion: Gawker, Mediaite, GalleyCat, New York Observer, TVNewser and FishbowlNY
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Prototypical Member of Liberal Media Elite Writing Roger Ailes Book
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Random House Signs Deal For Book On The Rise Of Fox News
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Gabriel Sherman Lands Deal for Fox News Book
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Fox News Channel Book In The Works
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Gabriel Sherman to Write Book on Fox News
10 free and totally legal programs every multimedia journalist should have — Image credit: BinaryApe on Flickr — The multimedia journalist's toolbox is ever growing - and getting ever cheaper. — While some of the top flight bits of kit: Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Studio …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and The News About The News
Ellie Behling / eMedia Vitals: 10 free and totally legal programs every multimedia journalist should have
Morgan Abel / The News About The News: Free Programs for Multimedia Journalists
Michael Bush / AdAge:
Virgin America on Why Twitter, Facebook Are More Important to Airline Than TV — Carrier's Top Marketer Porter Gale: ‘Other Airlines Should Recognize That Social Media Is Not Going Away’ — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — While discussing the rewards that Twitter and Facebook have delivered …
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica:
Can cable block the Google TV revolution? — Behind the scenes at the Federal Communications Commission, a quiet war is being waged over the future of television. It isn't getting as many headlines as net neutrality or the Comcast/NBCU merger, but the debate is nearly as important.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Mobile Insiders Say Apple's iAds Are “Hurting” — Apple's iAds are hitting a rough spot. Across the board, several developers I've spoken to confirm that “fill rates” for iAds dropped drastically after the New Year and have yet to recover. The fill rate—what percentage of the ad inventory …
Discussion: TUAW, MarketingVOX, MacStories and MacRumors, more at Techmeme »
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Are Apple's iAds in trouble?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Advertisers Not Happy About Apple's iAds?