Tanzina Vega / New York Times:
Cutting Out Middleman To Sell Small Ads Online — Online publishers, who have long been dismayed with the revenue from some of their advertising, are increasingly taking matters into their own hands. — In the last month, CBS Interactive and Forbes.com have both created their own ad exchanges …
Discussion: AdAge, SAI, @iwantmedia, eMedia Vitals and AdExchanger.com
Irina Slutsky / AdAge: Mashable Breaks From Federated Media, Hires Own Ad Sales Force
SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Mashable is growing up: It's planning on hiring its own salesforce, and will ditch Federated Media.
@iwantmedia: Forbes, CBS, other web publishers start their own online ad exchanges, gaining control over consumer data http://nyti.ms/h7I6Qv
John Ebbert / AdExchanger.com: Search Algo Drama - Exchanges Benefit? ; Publisher Love For Private Exchanges; What VCs Know About Ad Tech
Edmund Lee / AdAge:
New York Times Co., Hearst, Tribune and Gannett Form Private Online Ad Exchange — Local News and TV Properties Are Latest To Cut Networks, Other Middlemen, Out Of The Market — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The nations largest newspaper and local TV companies have created a new system …
Discussion: Media News International
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Home News — The Dish is moving! In April, we'll be joining The Daily Beast. — For me, it's a strange mixture of excitement and sadness. Sadness because the Atlantic has been a very special home for me and all the interns and staffers who have worked at the Dish.
Discussion: Yahoo! News, The Wrap, FishbowlNY, The Wire, Media Nation, New York Magazine, The New Yorker Blog, New York Observer, bookforum.com and Gawker
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Andrew Sullivan leaving Atlantic for ‘NewsBeast’
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Andrew Sullivan Ditches the Atlantic for Tina Brown's Daily Beast
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Andrew Sullivan Leaving Atlantic For NEWSBEAST
Samantha Henig / The New Yorker Blog: To-Do List: Hosni Mubarak Grounded, Andrew Sullivan on the Move
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Beast Dish! Andrew Sullivan Joins Tina Brown
Tina Brown / The Daily Beast:
Andrew Sullivan Joins The Daily Beast! — In exciting news for the two-year-old Daily Beast, the blogging trailblazer is moving his influential Daily Dish to our site. His blog will occupy a new channel starting in early April, and he will become a Newsweek contributor.
M. Amedeo Tumolillo / Media Decoder: Andrew Sullivan Joins Daily Beast and Newsweek
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Andrew Sullivan Leaves The Atlantic For Tina Brown's Daily Beast / Newsweek
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Sullivan leaves The Atlantic for The Daily Beast
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Home News: Your Take — Dusty remains indifferent.
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: Media links of the day — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution …
David Cohen / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 02.28.11
Adam J. Rose / The Huffington Post: Andrew Sullivan Leaving The Atlantic
Mark Potts / Recovering Journalist: My New Front Page—And Tina Brown's
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Andrew Sullivan joins the NewsBeast
Salon.com Sale Talks Collapse — Merger talks between Salon.com, a pioneer in online news and opinion, and Newser.com, a news aggregation Web site founded by journalist Michael Wolff, have collapsed, according to people involved in the talks. — Salon.com, which had quietly put itself …
Discussion: Poynter, MediaMemo, @scottros, @michaelwolffnyc, Media Decoder and New York Magazine
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Salon, Newser sale talks collapse over price
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: No Shotgun Wedding for Salon, Newser
Scott Rosenberg / @scottros: I love Salon but would rather have seen it liquidated than dismembered by Michael Wolff http://is.gd/sTZyAQ Glad to see this bullet dodged.
Michael Wolff / @michaelwolffnyc: Oh, grow up. RT @scottros: I love Salon but would rather have seen it liquidated than dismembered by Michael Wolff http://is.gd/sTZyAQ
Adam Pasick / New York Magazine: Newser.com Talks to Buy Salon.com Are Scuttled
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Charie Sheen: NBC interview ‘pure gold,’ ABC interview ‘slanted’ — Celebrity gossip site TMZ set up a live-streaming interview with Charlie Sheen Monday afternoon following his widely talked about interviews earlier that morning on the “Today Show” and “Good Morning America.”
Alex Weprin / @alexweprin:
A quick thought on Charlie Sheen's TMZ intvw: This is the best TV I have seen in a long, long time. And it isn't on TV.
Discussion: ABCNEWS, Hollywood Rag, @jbflint and New York Post
Joe Flint / @jbflint: Charlie Sheen finally says something brilliant. “Blame the studio for giving that guy that much dough,” when asked of his spending habits.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Memo to Newspapers: Incremental Change is Not Helping — Making the transition from being traditional print publishers to digital-first media outlets hasn't been easy for newspapers — in fact, many have stubbornly resisted, and tried to dip their toes into digital waters gradually without investing any substantial effort or resources.
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
The Publisher's Dilemma — Today's title pays homage …
The Publisher's Dilemma — Today's title pays homage …
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
“Like,” “share,” and “recommend”: How the warring verbs of social media will influence the news' future — It appears that Facebook has settled on a central metaphor for the behavior of its 600 million users. — See an interesting article? Want your friends to see it too?
Arthur S. Brisbane / New York Times:
An American in Pakistan — “What is the purpose of this supposedly independent paper — to ask permission of the government before reporting what the government is doing?” — Kevin Maher, Geneva, Ill. — “The New York Times is now, quite obviously and by its own admission, in the business of concealment.”
Discussion: Guardian, On Media's Blog, The New Yorker Blog, Editors Weblog, Jon Slattery, TPMMuckraker, Firedoglake and Mediactive
Chris Elliott / Guardian: Open door: Dangerous decisions
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Public editor: NYT was right to withhold CIA link
Amy Davidson / The New Yorker Blog: Keeping Quiet About Davis
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: Same ethical dilemma, two different responses
Dan Gillmor / Mediactive: When Journalists Choose to Deceive
Justin Elliott / Salon:
The story behind the “Roger Ailes indictment” story — On Sunday morning, the economics analyst and TV commentator Barry Ritholtz dropped a bombshell on his blog: Roger Ailes, the powerful president of Fox News, will be indicted in connection with allegedly telling a News Corp. executive …
Discussion: The Big Picture, FishbowlNY and The Wire
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture: Roger Ailes to be Indicted
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: More on Roger Ailes Indictment Rumor
Barry Newman / Wall Street Journal:
Today's News, Brought to You by Your Friends at the CIA — Spy Service Translates World's Papers at Secret Cost; Mr. Hounsell Has Few Buyers — ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Now that the revolution is over, Egypt's newly free press will make a fascinating read—if you happen to know Arabic.
Garett Sloane / New York Post:
YouTube millionaires — Google's success in wringing more ad revenue from YouTube is giving rise to a new class of dot-com millionaires. — Google revealed last week that it is running ads against three billion videos a week on YouTube, up 50 percent from last year.
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Who'll Save Time Inc. Now? — Rothenberg exit leaves publisher without clear digital strategy — There's been fallout big and small from the firing of Time Inc. CEO Jack Griffin, but the most significant was surely the loss of the company's digital head, Randall Rothenberg.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Who'll save Time Inc. now?
Dylan Byers / Mediaweek:
Tina Brown, Media Darling — Anyone outside of New York City's media fishbowl could be forgiven for waking up last Monday and wondering what the heck some lady named Tina Brown was doing on the front page of The New York Times. In the 21st century, Brown has edited a failed magazine …