The New York Times Company:
The New York Times Company Updates its Outlook Ahead of Morgan Stanley Conference Presentation — The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) today will discuss its business and strategy at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference. — “The improvement in print advertising trends …
Discussion: Reuters, The Wrap, Poynter, Yahoo! News, The Wall Blog and Free Press
Robert MacMillan / Reuters: NY Times expenses to rise, pay wall nearly ready
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: NY Times Paywall Enters ‘Final Testing Phase,’ Will ‘Launch Shortly’
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: NYT pay model ‘in the final testing phase’
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: NY Times CEO: pay plan in ‘final testing phase’
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
NY Times chairman determined to charge for online access — Arthur Sulzberger undeterred by long delays to metered scheme and also plans to charge for iPad app — Arthur Sulzberger, the chairman and publisher of the New York Times, is bullish about plans to charge for access to the paper's website …
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Dirty Percent — It's not hard to make the case that Apple's new in-app subscription system offers numerous benefits to users, developers, and publishers. But whatever those benefits, they stem from the mere existence of these new subscription APIs. What's controversial is the size of Apple's cut: 30 percent.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
John Gruber on Apple's 30% cut: To the victor goes the pricing power — John Gruber at Daring Fireball has an extended take on the justice or injustice of Apple's 30-percent cut of all iPhone/iPad subscriptions. (He comes down on the side of justice. Or at least a kind of it's-fair-because-we-can justice.)
Chris Ariens / mediabistro.com:
Fox News announces temporary suspension of Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum as Contributors — Fox News' Bret Baier just announced that the network has put a 60-day suspension on the paid contributor deals with both Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum — who are both considering a run for president in 2012.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times, Mediaite, Poynter, New York Times, The Wire, The Wrap, Gawker, Swampland and On Media's Blog
Matea Gold / Los Angeles Times: Fox News pulls Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum off the air because of their interest in running for president
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Fox News suspends Gingrich, Santorum
Brian Stelter / New York Times: Fox News Suspends Gingrich and Santorum
Joseph Alexiou / The Wire: PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS: FOX News Suspends Gingrich And Santorum (But NOT Palin Or Huckabee)
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Fox News Suspends Gingrich, Santorum Until They Say They're Not Running in 2012
Jim Newell / Gawker: Fox News Suspends Gingrich, Santorum for 60 Days
Amy Sullivan / Swampland: Fox News Suspends Gingrich, Santorum Contracts
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Why the Medium Is Not the Message — Earlier this week, I got a chance to go on Leo Laporte's Twit.tv. We debated the much-discussed New York Times story, which essentially said blogging is dead. It has been more than 10 years since I started to blog, and still, the act of blogging is consistently misunderstood.
Discussion: State of the Fourth Estate, Technology Liberation Front and Consumer Reports …
Foster Kamer / Esquire:
The Real Fake Rahm Emanuel — With one Twitter account, Dan Sinker changed the entire political satire game. And now, he's talking. — It's a mystery that 41,147 people and counting have been dying to know: Who is Mayor Emanuel? Not Rahm, but rather, the fake Twitter account …
Discussion: Jim DeRogatis, Snarkmarket, TBD All News, Robert Feder and Change of Subject
Jim DeRogatis / PopNStuff: Dan Sinker: You call this the new journalism?
Eric Zorn / Change of Subject: When will Mt. Rahm blow? Never
Jeremy Adam Smith / Knight Garage:
How We're Financing Meaningful Journalism — Very few of us become journalists so that we can write product reviews, celebrity gossip, or forty-seven tips for driving your man crazy in bed—even if that's how we pay the bills. — Yet as media have converged online, opportunities …
Christian Lorentzen / New York Observer:
Open City, Closed: Acclaimed Literary Journal Says Goodbye — After 20 years and 30 issues, Open City is ceasing publication, co-editor Joanna Yas told The Observer. — “These things are not institutions,” said founder and co-editor Thomas Beller. “They're always razor's edge things.”
Discussion: Jacket Copy
Carolyn Kellogg / Jacket Copy: Literary magazine Open City is closing
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter:
Texas Tribune databases drive majority of site's traffic, help citizens make sense of government data — When The Texas Tribune launched, Matt Stiles said the site was the .10 version of what it would be six months out. Sixteen months later, the site's traffic and audience have grown tremendously …
Amir Efrati / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter Big on Smaller Advertisers — Twitter Inc. is a hot property among investors, who are pumping up the company's valuation. But whether the start-up can live up to its multibillion-dollar appraisal depends on the likes of David Szetela, who holds the purse strings of numerous small and medium-sized advertisers.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Venture Capital Dispatch and Digits, more at Techmeme »
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Twitter Putting Focus On SMBs For Ads Growth
Amir Efrati / Digits: Twitter's Ads: Here's What Works
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
New York Times Launching Groupon-Like Daily Deals Service — The online division of The New York Times is in the process of launching TimesLimited, a Groupon-like daily deals service offered through e-mail. — Subscribers will receive offers on high-end goods and services from The Times's advertising partners.
Discussion: paidContent, MediaMemo, New York Observer, FishbowlNY, Fast Company, SAI and The Tech Trade, more at Techmeme », Thanks:laureni
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: New York Times Launching Gilt/Groupon Clone This Month
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The New York Times Company Launches Group Deals Service
David Zax / Fast Company: The Grey Lady Builds the Brand
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: SMART: The New York Times Is Building A Groupon Clone
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade: N.Y. Times Taking On Groupon?
Tara Conlan / paidContent:UK:
BBC's International iPad iPlayer Will Cost Under $10 A Month — The BBC's international iPlayer iPad app will cost less than $10 (£6.13) a month when it launches later this year, according to director general Mark Thompson. — He said the global version of the corporation's online catch …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Atlantic Wire relaunches in newsier format — Today Atlantic readers are waking up to a drastically revamped version of the magazine's online aggregation site, the Atlantic Wire—and Gabriel Snyder,the site's recently installed editor is probably sleeping in a bit.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Charlie Sheen, Now On Twitter At @CharlieSheen — Because if I don't write this somebody else will: After blazing a colorful trail through some obscure radio show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, TMZ, CNN and so on, media obsession of the moment Charlie Sheen has brought his antics to Twitter.
Discussion: TVNewser, Guardian, paidContent, MediaPost, The Wire, Media Decoder, MTV Movies Blog, Walter Kirn's Permanent …, Speakeasy, The Atlantic Online, Vanity Fair, Yahoo! News, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Editors Weblog, Moraes on TV, @seanrad, Show Tracker, Slate, Sean Percival's Blog, The Huffington Post and Poynter
Ed Pilkington / Guardian: Charlie Sheen a Twitter sensation
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent: What Netflix And Charlie Sheen Have In Common
Wayne Friedman / MediaPost: Sheen's ‘20/20’ Interview Fuels Ratings
Caroline Shin / The Wire: After His Big Interview Piers Morgan Declined Charlie Sheen's Invite To Come Party With Him
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: CBS Chief Leaves Open Possibility of Sheen's Return
Lyneka Little / Speakeasy: Charlie Sheen Joins Twitter
Jared Keller / The Atlantic Online: @CharlieSheen, Tastemaker — Sometimes, an epic fall in real life …
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair: Even Charlie Sheen Is Into Quoting Charlie Sheen Now
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: News outlets take flak for hyping Sheen spectacle
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Charlie Sheen, the ‘unemployed winner,’ takes his fight to Twitter
Ashley Stepanek / Editors Weblog: The Sheen is wearing thin—is celebrity journalism lackluster?
Lisa de Moraes / Moraes on TV: Charlie Sheen's celebrity-studded Twitter army continues to grow
Sean Rad / @seanrad: The @AdlyAds and @Twitter team signed up Charlie Sheen to Twitter today. 250,000 followers in the first few hours. Welcome @charliesheen
Christopher Beam / Slate: How Will It End, Charlie Sheen?
Sean Percival / Sean Percival's Blog: Charlie Sheen Hashtag Trends We Should Expect
Jeff Jarvis / The Huffington Post: Exploiting Charlie Sheen
Julie Moos / Poynter: Media acting as enablers with excessive coverage of “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Sheen Brings Piers Morgan Best Ratings Yet
Sheen Brings Piers Morgan Best Ratings Yet
Lauren A.E. Schuker / Speakeasy: CNN Ratings Spike in February
Greg Masters / American Journalism Review:
Fading Away — Despite occasional flurries of interest in the concept over the years, the roster of U.S. news councils hearing complaints against the media has dwindled to one. Posted: Wed, March 2, 2011 — Greg Masters (email@example.com) is an AJR editorial assistant.
Gus Lubin / The Wire:
Hillary Clinton Says Al Jazeera Is Putting American Media To Shame — Hillary Clinton was defending her department budget in front of the U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities committee this morning on C-Span. — She says a major reason the State Department needs money is because “we are in an information war and we are losing that war.”
Discussion: C-SPAN Video Library and MarketWatch
David B. Wilkerson / MarketWatch: Al Jazeera English makes case to Comcast
David Cohen / WebNewser:
WaPo's Steven King: Integrated Sponsorships Essential for Original Web Video — The Washington Post editor of video Steven King pinned the success of original news on the Web to securing integrated sponsorships during a panel at the Beet.TV Video Journalism Summit, moderated by WebNewser editor Alex Weprin.
Discussion: TVNewser, eBookNewser and Beet.TV
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Bloomberg TV Eyes the Tech Crowd With New Show
Dianna Dilworth / eBookNewser: Apple iPad 2 Event: Live Updates
WWD Media Headlines:
Speaking Frankly: New York Gets Rich — Photo By Matt Carasella/PatrickMcMullan.com — NEW YORK — Five weeks ago, Frank Rich sent an e-mail to New York magazine editor in chief Adam Moss asking if his friend of 24 years could give him a call. — “Frank said he was feeling that he had done …
Discussion: New York Post, Folio and Soup
Stefanie Botelho / Folio: Frank Rich Will Join New York Magazine
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Sneak peek: What's new in the New York Times Magazine
Sneak peek: What's new in the New York Times Magazine
Discussion: The 6th Floor, Mediaweek, magCulture.com/blog, bookforum.com, Media Research Center, Poynter, Brow Beat and FishbowlNY
Hugo Lindgren / The 6th Floor: The Way We Blog Now
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: ‘Ethicist’ Columnist Randy Cohen Departs, Leaving Leftist Legacy Behind
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: A look at what's new in New York Times Magazine
Noreen Malone / Brow Beat: Frank Rich to New York: What's the Real Reason?
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: A Preview of The Revamped The New York Times Magazine