Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
The Times Announces Digital Subscription Plan — The New York Times rolled out a plan on Thursday to begin charging the most frequent users of its Web site $15 a month in a bet that readers would pay for news they have grown accustomed to getting free. — Beginning March 28 …
Discussion: New York Times, The New York Times Company, MediaMemo, Nieman Journalism Lab, paidContent, paidContent, The Wire, Mashable!, Yahoo! News, Mashable!, Clusterstock, RJI, Mixed Media, Mediaite, Poynter, Change of Subject, CJR, Online Journalism Blog, AdAge, FishbowlNY, Gannett Blog, GalleyCat, eMedia Vitals, Gawker, @rafat, The Register, Felix Salmon, Wall Street Journal, Pulse2, Technologizer, CNNMoney.com, @natives, Tuned In, Switched, Electronista, @chanders, ReadWriteWeb, Understanding Google …, @stevenjayl, Gizmodo, @penenberg, @howardkurtz, @learmonth, @tim, @cressman, @iwantmedia, Gothamist and Joho the Blog, more at Techmeme »
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Apple Gets Its First Big Publisher: New York Times Subscriptions Will Be Sold Through iTunes
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab: It's official! And kind of expensive! Here are the details of The New York Times' new stab at a paywall
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: New York Times Paywall Launches Today In Canada; Globally March 28
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: NYTimes.com Paywall Picture About To Get Much Clearer
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: New York Times Finally Announces Paywall — Will Start Charging March 28
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Will You Pay for the New York Times Online? [POLL]
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: New York Times Reveals Paywall Plan
Digidave / RJI: Juicy Bits of Revenue without Paying for It
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: NY Times Rolls Out Pay Model for Website, Mobile Editions
Eric Zorn / Change of Subject: Media news and views
Lauren Kirchner / CJR: NYT Announces Paywall Details, In Effect March 28
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog: New York Times paywall: sense prevails over ideology (almost)
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The New York Times Announces Paywall
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Paywall Goes Up at The New York Times on March 28
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Everything You Need to Know About the New York Times Online Paywall
Rafat Ali / @rafat: TIP: Buy *any* NYT print pckg, even just Sat-Sun at $12.6 month & get all access digital free. http://nyti.ms/h3kIk8 #nytdigisubs
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: New York Times tucks skirt behind stilted paywall
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal: New York Times to Launch Pay Wall March 28
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: New York Times Announces New Digital Subscription Plans
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The New York Times' Permeable Paywall: Coming March 28th
Julianne Pepitone / CNNMoney.com: New York Times paywall coming March 28
Nat Ives / @natives: @HowardKurtz again w dystopian fantasy that if papers die, google + aggregators will starve in turn. there will also be things to link to
James Poniewozik / Tuned In: NY Times Ending Free Digital Lunch (Mostly). Will You Pay?
@chanders: I've nothing new to say about NYT paywall. It might work financially but will cost in terms of cultural centrality, presence in public life.
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Paywall for The New York Times Set for March 28
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search: NYTimes Rolling Out Fee Based Program in Canada First
Steven Levy / @stevenjayl: NYT avoids simplicity route in setting paywall rates. I did find out that paying for Kindle edition gets you nothing online. Huh?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: The New York Times Will Charge $15+ for Its Website Paywall
Adam L. Penenberg / @penenberg: *If* paywalls succeed (I'm skeptical, but...) a byproduct cud be stronger reader loyalty. You'd only pay for a few. So you'd stick w them.
Howard Kurtz / @howardkurtz: NYT paywall plan seems reasonable to me: Newspapers can't keep giving it away online forever, but you don't want to shut out nonpaying types
Michael Learmonth / @learmonth: pro-tip: switch browsers, use google and gobble all the adage.com you want
Tim Bradshaw / @tim: New York Times paywapp offers different rates for mobile & iPad access. Have they got around Apple's subs rules somehow?
Dale Cressman / @cressman: New York Times to Begin Charging for Web Use on March 28 - NYTimes.com: http://nyti.ms/iiQxPE Wonder about educational discount
@iwantmedia: NY Times announces plan to charge most frequent users of its website $15 a month in bet readers will pay for news http://nyti.ms/emNWyE
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Comments on NYT paywall announcement — I had a pretty good idea the paywall announcement was coming soon when I wrote the piece about the Times paywall yesterday. Just a good guess, a feeling it was the time. — Now that I've had a chance to read the actual announcement, here's the main problem.
Discussion: GigaOM and Scripting News, more at Techmeme »
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Why the New York Times Paywall Will Backfire
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Will we see the NY Times paywall soon?
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of The New York Times' pay fence — Editor's Note: Each week, Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of news for the Lab. — It's official — and the world still turns.
Discussion: New York Times and Editors Weblog, more at Techmeme »
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
All You Need To Know About The NYTimes.com Paywall — The New York Times has just put up more information about its much awaited paywall. The digital subscription model was initially announced in January 2010 as an effort to create a second revenue stream while still preserving the newspaper's advertising business.
Discussion: New York Times, Guardian, The Wrap, The Huffington Post, On Media's Blog, mediabistro.com, Runnin' Scared, Tech Trader Daily, Globe and Mail, New York Magazine, CNET News, DealBook, SlashGear, The Next Web, MacStories, MacRumors and Poynter, Thanks:taylorbuley
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Breaking: New York Times to Launch Online Paywall on March 28
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: New York Times paywall rollout begins
Aria Hughes / mediabistro.com: The New York Times Announces Paywall
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About the New York Times Paywall, But Were Too Poor to Ask
Susan Krashinsky / Globe and Mail: N.Y. Times unveils pay wall: Canada first
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Times Reveals Details of Digital Subscriptions: Only Twenty Articles a Month Before You Hit Pay Wall
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Full digital access to NYT.com to cost $420
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook: Editor's Note: DealBook and Digital Subscriptions
Chris Davies / SlashGear: New York Times confirms paywall from March 28
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: The New York Times paywall launches 28 March, still free to read via search and social media
Federico Viticci / MacStories: The New York Times Will Use Apple's iOS Subscriptions by Federico Viticci
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: For New York Times paid content, not all digital platforms are created equal
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 …
Tanzina Vega / New York Times: Paper Admits to Plagiarism by Reporter
Michael Calderone / Washington Post: Washington Post apologizes for plagiarized articles; suspends Pulitzer-winner
Choire Sicha / The Awl: Resume Bias and Plagiarism
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: WaPo Apologizes For ‘Substantial’ Plagiarism In 2 Articles; Suspends Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Washington Post suspends reporter over plagiarism
Federica Cherubini / Editors Weblog: The Washington Post suspends one of its best reporters for plagiarism
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
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: Reporters Without Borders, New York Magazine, Free Press, Multichannel, Poynter, Crikey, Guardian, Reuters, The Daily Beast, The Wrap, msnbc.com, Yahoo! News, Online NewsHour, WWD Media Headlines, @fieldproducer, The Atlantic Wire, The Huffington Post, Jon Slattery, Mediaite, The Wire, The Daily Norwalk, New York Times, Gothamist, LA Observed, Boing Boing and This Just In
Reporters Without Borders: Libya - Foreign reporters still hounded, four New York Times journalists missing
John Eggerton / Multichannel: White House To Libya: Don't Hurt Journalists
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Four New York Times journalists are missing in Libya
Sam Jones / Guardian: Guardian journalist freed 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
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News: Four N.Y. Times journalists missing in Libya
Neal Mann / @fieldproducer: The four NY Times journalists missing in #Libya are Anthony Shadid, Stephen Farrell, Tyler Hicks and Lynsey Addario
Jon Slattery: Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad freed in Libya but four NY Times journalists are missing
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Four New York Times Journalists Are Missing In Libya
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: 4 New York Times Journalists Have Gone Missing In Libya
Vanessa Inzitari / The Daily Norwalk: Westport Grads Missing in Libya
Garth Johnston / Gothamist: Four Times Reporters Are 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
2 of 4 missing New York Times journalists were kidnapped previously
Discussion: CNN, The Daily Beast, J-Source and New York Magazine
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 …
Ray Wert / Jalopnik:
How The Detroit News Sold Its Soul — Scott Burgess resigned today as The Detroit News auto critic after his editors bowed to a request by an advertiser to water down his negative review of the Chrysler 200. This is why we can't have nice reviews anymore. UPDATE More »
Discussion: Talking Biz News and Poynter
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Detroit News auto writer quits after editors soften review
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: Switched, BoomTown, Gizmodo and Techland, more at Techmeme »
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: More Fake Videos As “Viral” Web Advertising-Where Is the Old Spice Guy When You Need Him?
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: The Times Square Screen Hijacking Clip Was Just the Product of a New Viral Video Factory
Jerry Brito / Techland: Can You Hack the Times Square JumboTron via iPhone ?
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: mediabistro.com, New York Magazine and Poynter
David Cohen / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 03.17.11
Julie Gerstein / New York Magazine: Is AOL Attempting to Skirt Employee Protection Laws?
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: AOL says WARN Act doesn't apply to its contract employees, but...
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder:
Last Year Was a Good Year for Ad Spending, Report Finds — The recovery in advertising spending continued in the fourth quarter last year, according to a report that is to be released on Thursday morning, resulting in a solid full-year gain compared with the results of 2009.
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Advertising spending up 6.5% in 2010 — Television media …
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: New York Observer, Editors Weblog, MediaVidea and Nieman Journalism Lab
Ashley Stepanek / Editors Weblog: Are blogs changing journalism? A response from Felix Salmon of Reuters.
Sophia Pearson / Bloomberg:
Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. Sued by Amalgamated Over Shine Group Purchase — Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp. (NWSA) were sued over claims he is causing the company to pay about $675 million for “nepotism” in its purchase of his daughter's U.K.-based television production company Shine Group Ltd.
Discussion: Company Town
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Yahoo News Head Moves to Disney.com, Which Will Get Big Redo — Yesterday, BoomTown reported that Mark Walker, the head of the powerful Yahoo News site, was leaving the Internet giant for another company. — That company, sources said, will be Disney, where Walker will be leading …
Discussion: The Wrap