Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Wall-to-wall coverage as Mubarak resigns — Cable news went wall-to-wall with special reports and broadcasters broke into their daytime programming as crowds in Egypt erupted following the news shortly after 11 a.m. EST Friday that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned, handing over power to the nation's army.
Nicholas Kristof / Nicholas D. Kristof: Avoiding a New Pharaoh
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: On Fox, Megyn Kelly says the fall of Mubarak is the biggest news in the Middle East since “victory in Iraq.”
Ari Melber / @arimelber: It is exhilarating to see #Feb11 - from #Jan25 to #Feb11 . (And a new #egypt #hashtag )
Theunis Bates / AOL News: Mubarak Resigns; Egyptian Streets Erupt in Cheers
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Breaking: Mubarak Resigns
Daniels Lee / The Official Google TV Blog: Al Jazeera on Google TV
Chris Stanton / and breaking: Egypt's state media foments anti-foreigner paranoia
Joseph Mayton / Bikya Masr: When the media leave Egypt
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: @jayrosen_nyu, @mathewi, @lavrusik, @aymanm, @mthomps, Yahoo! News, Future of Journalism and The Wrap
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Curating the Revolution: How @acarvin is building a real-time Twitterized news feed about Egypt http://jr.ly/9dxf
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: a great look at how @acarvin has become a one-man Twitter news wire on #Egypt: http://j.mp/i1i6XU #futureofnews
Vadim Lavrusik / @lavrusik: Q&A w/ @acarvin about his real-time news curation of #Egypt developments: http://bit.ly/ifOEoK Curation a new journalism? It's been around.
Ayman Mohyeldin / @aymanm: Can the Egyptian government please stop blaming satellite channels for the protests! Please! Just take a look at the real issues!
@mthomps: “I think curation has always been a part of journalism; we just didn't call it that.” http://bit.ly/ifOEoK
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: With Mubarak's apparent ouster, U.S. news outlets intensify Egypt coverage
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: TheAtlantic.com :: Andy Carvin is a senior strategist at NPR working on digital media.
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Web Words That Lure the Readers — The Huffington Post has hired veteran journalists to beef up its news coverage. But a significant chunk of its readers come instead for articles like one published this week: “Chelsy Davy & Prince Harry: So Happy Together?”
Discussion: Poynter, Editors Weblog and On Media's Blog
Patrick Gavin / On Media's Blog: HuffPo-AOL merger puts SEO under spotlight
Jason Linkins / The Huffington Post:
How The Huffington Post Works (In Case You Were Wondering) — Hi! In the wake of the AOL acquisition, I've been reading a lot about The Huffington Post from a lot of people who, as outsiders, don't really have any idea about what we do here. They nevertheless have all sorts of opinions.
Discussion: New York Magazine, paidContent and Mixed Media
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers: ‘Hey Arianna, Can You Spare a Dime?’
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: AOL-HuffPo: Arianna And The Free Blog Economy
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Forget About Huffington Post Ever Paying Bloggers
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Huffington Post Unique Visitors Surge To 28 Million In January
Huffington Post Unique Visitors Surge To 28 Million In January
Discussion: Nielsen Wire, NetNewsCheck Latest and Yahoo! News
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal:
Advertisers Weigh AOL, Politics
Advertisers Weigh AOL, Politics
Discussion: Fast Company
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
As Many U.S. Newspapers Retrench from Online Video, New Opportunities Should Not Be Missed, The AP's Kevin Roach — WASHINGTON - Touted just three or four years ago as a promising editorial and business opportunity for newspapers to compete with local television stations and to grab new visitors …
Discussion: Poynter and Gannett Blog
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: AP: Many newspapers are cutting back on video
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent:
Fox Follows ABC Into iPad Sync Space With ‘Bones’ App — Make sure to keep your iPad on when watching TV because there may be a trend developing in primetime programs that have companion content synchronized on that second screen in your lap. Fox announced the launch today of a free app tied …
Discussion: Lost Remote and Media Buyer Planner
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
The state of play for paid content, 2011 — The late but not necessarily lamented 2010 was supposed to be the Year of the Pay Wall for newspapers. — But consumers overwhelmingly repudiated the efforts of the few publishers who dared to demand payment for access to the news …
Stop the presses: Facebook CTO says news next in social revolution — Facebook CTO Bret Taylor says news and media are set get the social treatment — Each week we ask chief technology officers and other high-profile tech decision-makers three questions.
Discussion: GigaOM, ReadWriteWeb, TomiLaw and The Next Web
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: It's Facebook Vs. Twitter In the Race to Make the News Social
Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook CTO Bret Taylor's Biggest Mistake? Buying Servers
Frank Jennings / TomiLaw: Facebook CTO endorses cloud solution
Nat Worden / FoxBusiness.com:
News Corp CEO Murdoch Makes Largest Stock Purchase In Years — NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch acquired nearly $20.2 million worth of nonvoting stock in his media empire, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and FishbowlNY
Meg James / Los Angeles Times: News Corp. is said to be near acquiring Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine Group
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Murdoch Acquires 1.2 Million Shares of News Corp.
Dan Frommer / The Wire:
Groupon Pulls Those Super Bowl Ads, CEO Feels “Terrible That We Made You Feel Bad” — Groupon will stop running the ads that it ran during the Super Bowl — which inadvertently offended a bunch of people — and will run something “less polarizing” instead, CEO Andrew Mason wrote today on the company's blog.
Brian Morrissey / AdFreak: Will Crispin survive Tibet-gate at Groupon?
Ken Wheaton / AdAge: Groupon Pulls Controversial Super Bowl Ads
Miguel Helft / Bits: In Groupon Ad, Even the Mountain Was a Problem
Andrea Morabito / B&C: The Making of a Super Bowl Ad
Jonathan Van Meter / Vogue.com:
Lady Gaga: Our Lady of Pop — How appropriate—how accurate!—her name is. It is more of a title, really, one she bestowed upon herself mere moments before she became so insanely famous. The Gaga half makes immediate, intuitive sense, an utterance that sounds like an infant's first word but is …
Discussion: NY Daily News, Gawker and MTV Buzzworthy Blog
Soraya Roberts / NY Daily News: Lady Gaga in Vogue: ‘Being onstage is like having sex with my fans’; …
Brian Moylan / Gawker: Lady Gaga Debuts New Look for Vogue Cover
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Twitter Tells Advertisers to Dig Deeper: “Promoted Trends” Get a Price Hike — Twitter's “promoted trends” ads may be the company's most consistent source of revenue. Now the company wants to wring more money out of them: It has told buyers to expect a significant price bump for the ads in the next few months.
Peter S. Goodman / The Huffington Post:
Beyond Left, Right And Center: It's About Reality — In the wake of the news that The Huffington Post is joining up with AOL, much speculation has ensued about what this means for the future of our journalism. Given the spirit of engagement the HuffPost has fostered in just a few years …
Discussion: Poynter and Etaoin Shrdlu
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: HuffPo editor: We're not going to retreat to the phony version …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
‘The Daily’ Updates Its Glitchy App—And Shows It Can Keep Up With News — If The Daily launched last Wednesday with breaking news sensibilities and an app that worked It would still have detractors who think it's too expensive to develop, not “internet” enough, and doesn't break ground on the iPad.
Discussion: Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard: The Daily vanishes into the memory hole
New York Post:
Sports Illustrated suits up for subscription app — Sports Illustrated today is expected to begin selling its first-ever digital subscription apps, which will be made available to smartphones using Google's Android system. — Up until now, only single issues could be purchased.
Brad Wellen / FishbowlNY: Peter Lauria Out At The Daily Beast
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Interview: BBC iPlayer Boss Says All Good Things Come To Those Who Wait — The BBC brought its iPlayer seven-day catch-up, one of the world's most popular VOD products, to iPad and Android as apps this week - to a mostly warm response and some impatient grumbles that shows can't be stored …
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Startup Challenges Murdoch's Daily to Drop the App and Try the Web — OnSwipe, a stealth startup working to allow publishers to make interactive, finger-friendly tablet versions of their online publications, has a few questions for Rupert Murdoch's new iPad-only newspaper, The Daily: Why do you hate freedom?
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and Poynter
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Yahoo to launch tablet-based news and magazine service
Katya Wachtel / The Wire:
My Night With Piers Morgan — Last night I managed to score a seat at the live taping of Piers Morgan's interview with the Donald. — Admittedly I hadn't yet watched Piers' show in full — probably a good thing journalistically, as I was heading into the event with an “open mind.”
Discussion: The Wrap, Piers Morgan and Dealbreaker