Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Four New York Times Journalists Are Missing in Libya — 6:19 p.m. | Updated The New York Times said Wednesday that four of its journalists reporting on the conflict in Libya were missing. — Editors said they were last in contact with the journalists, who were reporting from the northern port city …
Discussion: Poynter, Multichannel, Reuters, Yahoo! News, Crikey, The Daily Beast, The Wrap, msnbc.com, WWD Media Headlines, Guardian, Online NewsHour, @fieldproducer, Mediaite, Jon Slattery, The Atlantic Wire, The Huffington Post, Gothamist, The Wire, New York Magazine, The Daily Norwalk, LA Observed, Boing Boing, This Just In and ProPublica
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Four New York Times journalists are missing in Libya
John Eggerton / Multichannel: White House To Libya: Don't Hurt Journalists
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Four N.Y. Times journalists missing in Libya
Babak Dehghanpisheh / The Daily Beast: Four Missing New York Times Journalists
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Four NY Times Journalists Missing in Libya
Jim Maceda / msnbc.com: Minder ‘thanks God!’ spotlight is off Libya
Neal Mann / @fieldproducer: The four NY Times journalists missing in #Libya are Anthony Shadid, Stephen Farrell, Tyler Hicks and Lynsey Addario
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Four New York Times Journalists Are Missing In Libya
Jon Slattery: Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad freed in Libya but four NY Times journalists are missing
Garth Johnston / Gothamist: Four Times Reporters Are Missing In Libya
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: 4 New York Times Journalists Have Gone Missing In Libya
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Four Times Reporters Missing in Libya
Vanessa Inzitari / The Daily Norwalk: Westport Grads Missing in Libya
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Four NYT journalists missing in Libya *
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: Four New York Times journalists are missing in Libya
Julie Moos / Poynter:
2 of 4 missing New York Times journalists were kidnapped previously — Four journalists working for The New York Times are missing in Libya, says Executive Editor Bill Keller. Anthony Shadid, Stephen Farrell, Tyler Hicks and Lynsey Addario were last heard from Tuesday morning.
Discussion: CNN, The Daily Beast, Guardian and J-Source
Editor's Note: An apology — Two articles published by The Post online and in its print editions earlier this month contained substantial material that was borrowed and duplicated, without attribution, from The Arizona Republic newspaper. — The articles described an indictment …
Michael Calderone / Washington Post: Washington Post apologizes for plagiarized articles; suspends Pulitzer-winner
Tanzina Vega / New York Times: Paper Admits to Plagiarism by Reporter
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Washington Post Admits Plagiarism in Arizona Shooting Coverage
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error: Plagiarism at the Washington Post
Jim Treacher / The Daily Caller: The Washington Post does its part to save the planet by recycling material from other newspapers
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Washington Post Apologized for Publishing Articles the Arizona Republic Already Published
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: WP apologizes for stories that ‘borrowed’ from Arizona Republic
Dan Sabbagh / paidContent:
The Daily Set For Europe Availability; 5,000 Subs? — Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper The Daily will be available in the UK within months, depending on when Apple's new online subscription model becomes available in this country. — The chief digital officer of Murdoch's News Corporation …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Murdoch's The Daily ‘faces a moment of truth next week’
Peter Cohen / The Loop: The Daily faces ‘moment of truth next week’
How blogs have changed journalism — Benzinga's Laura Hlebasko sent me some questions about blogs and online media for a feature she's writing. Here they are, along with my answers: … I find pretty big differences in how I write, depending on whether it's for a traditional media outlet or for the blog.
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab
Anatomy of a Twitter Screw-up: My Own — “Twitter invites casualness, yet it demands extra care.” — Science writer Carl Zimmer. — Yesterday I made a serious error on Twitter. Here is what happened. — TechCrunch ran this story: AOL Asks Us If We Can Tone It Down.
Discussion: The Informer, Runnin' Scared, The Atlantic Wire, The Wrap, TechCrunch and Soshable
Simone Wilson / The Informer: Alexia Tsotsis, LA Weekly Alum, Too Snarky for Moviefone/AOL/Huffington: High Five!
Tony Ortega / Runnin' Scared: Moviefone Interviewed Us About Scientology, and Didn't Ask Us to ‘Tone it Down’
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: TechCrunch Wants AOL to Fire Moviefone Editor
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: AOL Asks Us If We Can Tone It Down
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Is AOL Skirting Worker-Protection Law With Mass Layoff? — Last week, as you might already know, AOL laid off over 200 U.S.-based employees, the vast majority of them from its Manhattan-based media operation. But that's not the full tally of those who will lose their jobs as a result …
Discussion: Poynter and New York Magazine
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: AOL says WARN Act doesn't apply to its contract employees, but...
Julie Gerstein / New York Magazine: Is AOL Attempting to Skirt Employee Protection Laws?
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap:
Jimmy Finkelstein Buys IWantMedia.com — A Site He Once Left at the Altar — Jimmy Finkelstein — The Hill owner and media investor who once courted and dumped IWantMedia.com — has acquired the media aggregation website. — Financial terms of the deal, first reported by Keith Kelly, were not disclosed.
Discussion: New York Post
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
The Washington Post Has Achieved Perfect Fairness — The most noteworthy feature of the new WashingtonPost.com redesign: its opinion section (the world's worst) now features “Left-Leaning” and “Right-Leaning” tabs, so that you can comfortably segregate yourself in the opinion ghetto of your choice.
Matt Welch / Hit & Run: My Pants Are Baggy, My Shoes Are Tight, My Balls Are Post Is Swinging From Left to Right
Jamison Foser / Media Matters for America: The Washington Post 's Liberal-Bashing, Pro-Torture “Left-Leaning” Columnist
Alex Pareene / Salon: Now you can read only half of the Washington Post's awful opinion columnists at one time
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Twitter Is Angry Over WaPo's Decision To Label Contributors As ‘Left-Leaning’ And ‘Right-Leaning’
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: The Washington Post Thinks Its Readers Are Too Dumb To Know Left From Right
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: WP helps readers figure out where Milbank, other columnists stand
Michele McLellan / Knight Digital Media Center …:
SXSW takeaway: Rising user expectations will pose a tough challenge for news organizations — Session after session added to a dizzying canvas of ideas and innovations - platforms, devices and practices that are revolutionizing the way people interact with information.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and smays.com
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: Rising user expectations pose a tough challenge
Chicago Sun Times:
Sun-Times Media, Mesirow Financial chief Jim Tyree dies at 53 — James C. Tyree, chairman and CEO of Mesirow Financial and the chairman of Sun-Times Media, died Wednesday afternoon after battling cancer for several months. He was 53. — “With a heavy heart, I am saddened to tell …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Chicago Sun-Times owner is dead at 53
Tanzina Vega / New York Times:
Viral Videos Catch On That Only Hint at a Sponsor's Purpose — Can a man with a tiny electronic device hack into the multitude of jumbo screens in Times Square and play videos from his iPhone? Maybe, if you believe a YouTube video that has been watched by more than half a million viewers in the last four days.
Discussion: Techland, more at Techmeme »
Jerry Brito / Techland: Can You Hack the Times Square JumboTron via iPhone ?
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Zediva Streams New Releases Through Copyright Loophole — Zediva, a streaming movie service you've likely never heard of, is a most clever and useful middle finger to Hollywood — even if the site is careful to say it's not about sticking it to the studios.
Discussion: CNET News, New York Times, Multichannel News and Free Press
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Crazy Zediva streams movies only out on DVD
Todd Spangler / Multichannel News: Startup's DVD-Streamed-Over-the-Net Service Called ‘Cute But Illegal’
Nils Mulvad / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Collaboration, an investigative reporting network, and the development of Farmsubsidy.org — Editor's Note: Our sister publication Nieman Reports is out with its spring issue, which spotlights the efforts of reporters trying to uncover corruption. We're highlighting a few entries that connect …
Brigitte Alfter / Nieman Reports: The Challenge of Cross-Border Reporting in Europe
Stefan Candea / Nieman Journalism Lab:
From the ground up: The growth of independent media in Romania
From the ground up: The growth of independent media in Romania
Stefan Candea / Nieman Reports: Abandoning a Broken Model of Journalism