Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
NY Times Asks Twitter to Shut Down Paywall Dodgers — There are plenty of ways to tunnel under or through The New York Times's new online paywall, but if you're not careful about how you do it, the Times will shut you down. — That's what's about to happen to FreeNYTimes …
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: New York Times asks Twitter to shut down paywall dodgers
Choire Sicha / The Awl: Everybody Wants to Jump That Paywall
Free Nyt / @freenyt: Dear NYT: if you don't want people following your stories on Twitter then you probably shouldn't, you know, post 'em on Twitter. #justsayin
Dan Lewis / @dandotlewis: @mathewi @jeffbercovici That Free NYT account has <100 followers. Streisand Effect imminent.
Cory Doctorow / @doctorow: When your #paywall requires to to invent exciting, far-reaching new trademark laws, You're Doing It Wrong, #NYT.
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: to be fair, @nytimes isn't trying to close paywall dodgers on twitter but get their trademark not used in those accounts
Jeff Bercovici / @jeffbercovici: @pkafka NYT says the problem with @FreeNYTimes is trademark violation. Is it OK if you don't use their logo?
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: NYT asks Twitter to shut down @FreeNYTimes
Steve Kovach / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Make Your Browser Trick NYT's Paywall With This Easy Shortcut
Davey Alba / Gizmodo: Get Around NYT's 20 Article Paywall with One Click
Stop Calling it Content — With the New York Times finally erecting its paywall last week, I thought it was relevant to write about the subject of content, and how we value it. A good friend of mine is a film director and the closest person I know to a professional creative person.
Discussion: The Wire and Fast Company
Jay Yarow / The Wire: AOL Biz Dev VP: “Stop Calling It Content”
Glynnis MacNicol / SAI:
Lincoln Is Offering “Smarter” Readers Free Access To NYT.Com For The Rest Of The Year — Reader and frequent contributor Matt Kroll writes to inform us he just received an email from the New York Times offering them free access to the site once the paywall goes up, courtesy of Lincoln.
Discussion: The Wire and @scottkarp
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
The Leaky New York Times Paywall & How “Google Limits” Led To “Search Engine Limits” — How did we go from the New York Times seeming to single out visitors from Google with a “5 free visit per day” policy to supposedly all search engines being limited in such a way?
Discussion: The Buttry Diary
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
NYTimes Paywall Limit To Extend Beyond Google To “All Major Search Engines”
NYTimes Paywall Limit To Extend Beyond Google To “All Major Search Engines”
Discussion: MediaPost, @dannysullivan, Gizmodo, @sdkstl, NewsGrange, The Equity Kicker, Fast Company, Switched, NBC Bay Area, MediaMemo, mediabistro.com, Magazines Online, @dannysullivan, Betabeat, broadstuff, Associated Press, Seeking Alpha, MediaNama, eMedia Vitals, Technologizer, The Daily Dish, @pkafka and Nieman Journalism Lab
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Google Rebuilds DoubleClick Search
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: can we agree? it's not an NYT paywall, it's an idiotwall. designed by idiots to get money from idiots, the idioci. Prob will work a bit, too
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: It's Not Just Google That Will Enforce the NY Times Paywall
Staci D Kramer / @sdkstl: .@danentin NYT says will add pay to current Palm app asap & other mobile apps like Windows Phone 7 will be smartphone plan as they launch.
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: The New York Times Idiotwall
Nic / The Equity Kicker: Details of the NYT scheme suggest paywalls won't save the news industry (on their own)
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: RIM PlayBook Pricing, Steve Jobs Summoned to Court, New York Times Paywall Grows …
Abby Seiff / Switched: NYTimes Extends Paywall Limit, as Coders Jump Over Wall and Reporters Game System
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: NY Times Paywall Extends to All, Not Just Google
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: The New York Times Paywall Gets a Little Firmer: Bing's All-You-Can-Eat Exemption Goes Away
David Cohen / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 03.22.11
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: in short, the NYT continues to paint itself into a absurd paywall corner. really, $30 million for this mess?
Michael Oliveira / Associated Press: New York Times uses Canada as guinea pig in rolling out digital subscriptions
TechCrunch / Seeking Alpha: NY Times Paywall Limit to Extend Beyond Google to ‘All Major Search Engines’
Anupam Saxena / MediaNama: The New York Times Paywall Gets Breached
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Tear Down That Paywall! — The New York Times is currently testing …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Four Lines Of Code
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: But do remember the Google/Bing search limit at NYT wall is 5x a day. 150 stories a month, on top of 20 “free” stories. http://bit.ly/hYePO3
David Kaplan / paidContent:
WSJ Launching Single-Issue Downloads For iPad — Looking to get more subscribers for its iPad app, The Wall Street Journal will start selling single-issue digital versions of its morning paper for $1.99 in the within the existing free app. In a conversation last week with Alisa Bowen …
Discussion: FishbowlNY, MacStories, Talking Biz News, BusinessJournalism.org …, NetNewsCheck Latest and MediaPost
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The Wall Street Journal to Sell Single Issues on iPad
Federico Viticci / MacStories: “Single-Issue” $1.99 Downloads Coming to WSJ iPad App
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: WSJ to start selling single issues on iPad
Robin J Phillips / BusinessJournalism.org …: WSJ will start selling single issues for the iPad
Phyllis Fine / MediaPost: ‘WSJ’ To Sell Single Issues For $1.99 On iPad
Adrian Holovaty / The EveryBlock Blog:
EveryBlock's first major redesign — We've just launched the first major redesign of EveryBlock. — Driven by the feedback we've been getting over the past year, we've not only changed the way the site looks, we've also changed the site's focus. In short, we're shifting from being a news feed …
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Hyperlocal News Source EveryBlock Relaunches As Community Site — EveryBlock, a hyperlocal news site acquired by msnbc.com in August 2009, unveiled a new version Monday designed to encourage conversation and collaboration among neighbors. — “We're shifting from a one-way newsfeed …
Discussion: Editors Weblog, Lost Remote, Journalism.co.uk and 10,000 Words
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: EveryBlock.com relaunches as community site
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
AOL Folds 30 Brands, Including Politics Daily — First it was the people. Now it's the brands. AOL just notified staffers of a major consolidation of its portfolio of content sites, undertaken as part of its merger with the Huffington Post. All told, some 30 brands will be “integrated” …
Discussion: BoomTown, FishbowlNY, The Wrap, Mediaite, Pulse2, Yahoo! News and @nick, more at Techmeme »
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: AOL Folds 30 Sites; HuffPo Hires Six More People
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Politics Daily, Walletpop, Urlesque, TV Square, and Luxist To Be Folded Into Other AOL Brands
Nick Douglas / @nick: So I'm not *sure* that anyone at Urlesque is getting fired, but we are taking job offers.
Romaine Bostick / Bloomberg:
Women Hold Fewer Than a Third of Top News Media Jobs, Foundation Reports — Women represent less than one third of the main decision makers at news companies worldwide as gender inequality leaves top management and governance dominated by males, the International Women's Media Foundation said.
Discussion: IWMF, FishbowlNY, The Wrap, mediabistro.com, On Media's Blog and Poynter
IWMF: Global Report on Status of Women in News Media Shows Men Hold Vast Majority of Management Jobs in Newsrooms in World
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Glass Ceiling Report: Men Hold ‘Vast Majority’ of Top Jobs in Media
Burgess Everett / On Media's Blog: Report: Men still run the media
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Women hold fewer than a third of top news media jobs
The Huffington Post:
Howard Stern Sues His Bosses — LOS ANGELES — Howard Stern and his agent are suing Sirius XM Radio Inc. for failing to pay stock awards they say are due for helping it exceed its subscriber growth targets and go from a distant second to the dominant satellite radio service in the country.
Discussion: Digital Daily, Mixed Media, The Wire and Runnin' Scared
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Sirius Stiffs Stern; Stern Sues Sirius
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Howard Stern Sues Sirius XM For Failing To Pay Stock Awards
Tim Carmody / Nieman Journalism Lab:
In two years, Amazon moved from journalism savior to afterthought; is today the day the trend reverses? — In the brief moment between last week's unveiling of The New York Times's new smartphone- and tablet-centered subscription plans and today's launch of Amazon's Android Appstore …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Bits, MediaPost, Folio, Microsoft, GigaOM, The Next Web and TeleRead, more at Techmeme »
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Amazon launches Android Appstore with 3,800 apps
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Amazon to Open Android App Store as Apple Sues
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: Mobile Users Prefer Android Over iPhone
Stefanie Botelho / Folio: Microsoft and Apple Sue Over E-Readers, App Store
Microsoft: Microsoft Takes Legal Action Against Barnes & Noble, Foxconn and Inventec for Patent Infringement by Android Devices
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Why Apple Suing Amazon Is the Right Move
Francis Tan / The Next Web: Amazon Launches Android Appstore
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
Some More Bad News For Copyright-Enforcer Righthaven — Righthaven, a company that has garnered controversy by suing 250 different blogs and websites over newspaper copyrights, has lost its second case. The company lost a lawsuit on Friday in a ruling that, if upheld on appeal …
Discussion: Las Vegas Sun Blogs, NetNewsCheck Latest, MediaPost, MediaJobsDaily, eMedia Vitals, Techdirt and PlagiarismToday
Steve Green / Las Vegas Sun Blogs: Two Righthaven suits dismissed for lack of service, new suit filed
Wendy Davis / MediaPost: Court: Posting Entire News Article Was Fair Use
Rachel Kaufman / MediaJobsDaily: Righthaven Ruining Copyright For The Rest Of Us?
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: More bad news for copyright enforcer Righthaven
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: Unfairly Used
David Lieberman / USA Today:
In a renaissance for radio, more listeners are tuning in — Radio stations are receiving a surprisingly strong signal from audiences and the financial markets this year, even as they face intensifying competition from satellite and Web-based audio services including Sirius XM Satellite Radio XM and Pandora.
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
The Guardian Hires A New Business Head In The U.S. — As part of an effort to reboot its U.S. strategy, Guardian News & Media is adding a new chief revenue officer based in New York. Steve Howe, a former advertising executive at the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times, joins this week and will lead the GNM's U.S. sales effort.
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Jennifer 8. Lee, Matt Thompson join CPI Board — Romenesko Misc. — Former New York Times reporter Jennifer 8. Lee “thinks and works at the cutting edge of our digital 21st century journalism,” says Center for Public Integrity executive director William E. Buzenberg.