Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
Huffington's cultural revolution: Destroying the old world to forge a new one, for a while — Here's a short play, set in 1997: — Scene: Journalist, applying for a job, is seated across a table at a moderately priced Italian restaurant from an editor who's just taken over the Arts …
Discussion: Poynter and FishbowlNY
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Prediction: Huffington's ‘interesting’ news desk won't last long
Ujala Sehgal / FishbowlNY: Huffington Post Poaches Maura Egan From The New York Times
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
AOL HuffPost To Freelancers: We Want You On Staff, But Real Journalists Only Need Apply — In the reorganization of AOL and the Huffington Post into the Huffington Post Media Group, the company succumbed to layoffs and consolidated AOL news sites into the Huffington Post, folding or shutting down thirty properties.
Discussion: Mixed Media, Mediaite, FishbowlNY, Marketing Pilgrim, MetaFilter, NYConvergence.com, eMedia Vitals and Mixed Media
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Huffpo to AOL Freelancers: Nothing Is Changing...Yet
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Aol / HuffPost Draws Line Between Journalists And Bloggers
Cynthia Boris / Marketing Pilgrim: AOL Cuts Continue as They Close the Door on 30 Sites
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: AOL folds 30 brands, including Politics Daily
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: AOL Folds 30 Brands, Including Politics Daily
Erik Sherman / BNET:
AOL's Brewing Conflict: Brand Versus Journalism
AOL's Brewing Conflict: Brand Versus Journalism
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, The Wire and MediaJobsDaily
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal: AOL Folding About 30 Sites into Bigger Brands
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Arianna Hires 6 More Journalists Including Yet Another NYT Reporter
Rachel Kaufman / MediaJobsDaily: Huffington Post Expands Staff
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Magazines' New Rules for Counting Digital Sales — IPad Editions No Longer Need to Include Every Print Ad to Count Toward Circulation Guarantees — Magazines can now count iPad and other digital-edition sales toward their paid-circulation guarantees even if those digital versions don't include …
Discussion: paidContent, Canadian Magazines, BtoB Magazine and accessabc.com
David Kaplan / paidContent: E-Mags Can Now Count In Circ Figures Even If They Don't Have The Print Ads
D. B. Scott / Canadian Magazines: New ABC circ rules allow magazines to count digital sales even if ads are different
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Glenn Beck Contemplates Starting Own Channel — The possibility that Glenn Beck will exit the Fox News Channel at the end of the year has prompted a big question in media circles: if he leaves, how will he bring his considerable audience with him? — Two of the options Mr. Beck has contemplated …
Discussion: Media Matters for America, New York Magazine, TVNewser, NY Daily News, The Huffington Post, The First Post, The Wire, Mixed Media, Deadline.com, Mediaite, Most Recent Home Page Posts …, Company Town, Vanity Fair, ThinkProgress, mediabistro.com, The New Yorker Blog, Indecision Forever, Gawker, MediaPost, Poynter, On Media's Blog, New York Observer, Prof Chris Daly's Blog, Runnin' Scared, Deadspin, Inside Cable News and DailyFinance
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Could Glenn Beck Be the Next Oprah?
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Glenn Beck TV? The Challenges Beck Would Face If He Tries to Launch His Own Cable Channel
Aliyah Shahid / NY Daily News: Glenn Beck, Fox's talk titan, considers starting his own channel like Oprah Winfrey OWN
Ben Riley-Smith / The First Post: Glenn Beck could start his own TV channel
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: Glenn Beck Wants To Make Absolutely Sure FOX News Knows He Doesn't Need Them
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: The Glenn Beck Network? Here's Why It's a Tough Sell
Mike Fleming / Deadline.com: Glenn Beck, Inc: Flirted With Cartoon, Now Ponders Cable Channel, What's Next?
Matt Schneider / Mediaite: Glenn Beck: If Drudge's Headlines About Me Were True 'They Should Fire Me, I'm A Loser'
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: Should Glenn Beck start his own cable network?
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Regulate popcorn! Howard Stern turns on Sirius! Showtime drops Netflix.
Jason Boog / mediabistro.com: Google Books Settlement on the Menu
Dennis DiClaudio / Indecision Forever: Glenn Beck to Maybe Start His Own Cable Channel If We're All Very Lucky
Max Read / Gawker: Glenn Beck Might Start His Own Cable Channel
Phyllis Fine / MediaPost: Glenn Beck, The Brand?
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Beck mulls cable channel takeover
Natasha Lennard / On Media's Blog: Glenn Beck may leave FOX News at the end of the year
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Morning Links: In Tavi We Trust
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Glenn Beck Could Start His Own Channel; Media Matters Sick of Liberals Losing
Jack Dickey / Deadspin: Derrick Rose Made This Young Hawks Fan Cry
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
USA Today rewrites strategy to cope with Internet — McLEAN, Va. - USA Today, a newspaper created nearly 30 years ago to appeal to people who grew up watching television, is revising its formula to try to counter the Internet's threat to its survival. — The nation's second-largest newspaper …
Discussion: Poynter and On Media's Blog
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: USA Today expands coverage of advertiser-friendly topics
Burgess Everett / On Media's Blog: Makeover for USA Today
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Bloomberg: Personalizing the News for 20 Million People — Mining through terabytes and zettabytes of data isn't just for hardware companies and database-service providers — media companies like Bloomberg are also trying to make use of the oceans of information they have about their users …
Discussion: Talking Biz News and Betabeat
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Using data to recommend business news
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: Big Data Conference in New York Today
David Bauder / Associated Press:
CNN trying to take advantage of newsgathering — NEW YORK — CNN sent 11 crews to cover Japan's earthquake and tsunami, including headliners Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta. Anchors Wolf Blitzer and Piers Morgan were elsewhere last week: Blitzer hosting his evening newscast from France …
Discussion: New York Times, TVNewser and Mediaite
Bill Carter / New York Times: CNN Leads in Cable News as MSNBC Loses Ground
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Ken Jautz: CNN Will ‘Talk about different subject matters and approach it differently’
Kelly McBride / ESPN:
Straight to the point — Poynter Review Project aims to help fans understand ESPN, and vice versa — Since Poynter and ESPN announced that we would partner to create a review project as the next evolution of the ESPN ombudsman, the general reaction from you, the fans, has been: What is The Poynter Institute anyway?
Discussion: Poynter and Nieman Journalism Lab
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Poynter Review Project on Obama's ESPN appearance
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange:
Think Quarterly: Google Launches Its Own Online Magazine — We hear a lot about Google's relationship with publishers, but this week the search giant also quietly launched its own online publication based in the UK. Think Quarterly, which calls itself a “a breathing space in a busy world” …
Discussion: Mediaite, FishbowlNY and Search Engine Land
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Google Launches Think Quarterly, An Online Magazine In U.K.
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
Being Mrs. Keller — Sometimes it's convenient to have a newsroom at your fingertips. — When returning to the states from a trip to the U.K., Emma Gilbey Keller, spouse of New York Times executive editor and 50th most important person in the world Bill Keller, asked the Twitterverse, “Exactly what is the snow situ in NYC?
Discussion: Future of Journalism
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Sulzberger: App Sales Prove News Consumers Are Willing To Pay — The rise of tablets and apps has helped pave the way for the New York Times and potentially many other newspapers to charge for content, said Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., the company's chairman and publisher, in an interview …
Discussion: Mixed Media, iMediaConnection Blog, The Wire, 9 to 5 Mac, mediabistro.com, NetNewsCheck Latest and Yahoo! News
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: NYT Publisher: Only Teenagers, Unemployed Will Game Paywall
Matt Rosenberg / iMediaConnection Blog: Sharing Blame With The NY Times
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Free articles for loyal NYT readers as WSJ mulls $2 single-issue downloads
Simon Owens / Nieman Journalism Lab:
How CNN's iReport enhanced the network's coverage of the Japan earthquake and its aftermath — When the ground began to vibrate in Fukushima, Japan on March 11, Ryan McDonald thought it was just a “normal earthquake.” But the fear in his voice as the vibrations escalated was palpable.
Irina Slutsky / AdAge:
Facebook Test Mines Real-Time Conversations for Ad Targeting — Offering Marketers the Ability to Target Swells of Sentiment, Much Like Twitter — This month — and for the first time ever — Facebook started to mine real-time conversations to target ads.
Discussion: All Facebook and New York Magazine
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Facebook Tests Real-Time Ad Targeting
Chris Ariens / mediabistro.com:
Fox Business Network to become Full Service Client of Nielsen — Breaking: Beginning Monday, Fox Business Network will become a full service client of Nielsen Media Research. This means the network's ratings will be accessible to all subscribing Nielsen clients on a next-day basis for the first time since launch.
Discussion: rbr.com, MediaPost, Inside Cable News and Talking Biz News
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
What The Collapse Of The Google Books Deal Really Means — For all the growth in the digital book market over the last few years, Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Books is still the only project with the outsize ambition of scanning every book, and it's not an exaggeration to say the deal it reached …
Discussion: Techland, O'Reilly Radar, TeleRead and Brave New World, more at Techmeme »
Jerry Brito / Techland: Explaining the Google Books Case Saga
Martyn Daniels / Brave New World: The Great Book Bank Robbery - Feedback
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
On the Media: At Neon Tommy, the reporters are responsible for delivery too — The workings of USC Annenberg student-run news website illustrate the new reality for journalists. — A conversation this week in the offices of Neon Tommy, a USC student-run online news outlet, went something like this …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Neon Tommy draws a larger audience than any other web-only college news site
Steve Mays / smays.com: I suppose you want me to DELIVER the paper, too.
Chris O'Shea / mediabistro.com:
The Atlantic Pulls Unflattering Jay-Z Article — Yesterday The Atlantic ran an excerpt from a book on Jay-Z that shows the rapper in some rather unflattering light. Now that article is nowhere to be found (here's a reposting of it). The author, Zack O'Malley Greenburg …
Discussion: HYUNINC and New York Press
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Pretty Flipboard Fundraising at an Even Prettier $200 Million Valuation — Flipboard, the high-profile and highly designed social media reading app for the Apple iPad, is out raising another round of funding at an eye-popping $200 million valuation, according to numerous sources close to the situation.
Discussion: SAI, more at Techmeme »
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Flipboard Is Raising Money At A $200 Million Valuation
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine:
Q&A: The Person Who Demolished the Times Paywall Via Twitter — “The New York Times has the power to create a viable online model, but they need to start thinking more like Google and less like the RIAA.” — When the New York Times announced its plans for an online subscription model …
Emma Barnett / Telegraph:
Google News executive: ‘We are not at war with Apple’ — Google News executive, Madhav Chinnappa, who is tasked with rolling out the company's ‘One Pass’ subscription service across Europe, has denied that the company is ‘at war’ with Apple. — Speaking at The Changing Media Summit …
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Google Exec: We're Not In “A War” With Apple Over Digital Subscriptions