C.J. Chivers / New York Times:
‘Restrepo’ Director Is Killed in Libya — BENGHAZI, Libya — Tim Hetherington, the Oscar-nominated film director and conflict photographer who produced the film “Restrepo,” was killed in the besieged city of Misurata on Wednesday, and three photographers working beside him were wounded.
Discussion: CJR, ReadWriteWeb, Vanity Fair, Online NewsHour, The Big Picture, LA Observed, ABCNEWS, GalleyCat, Washington Post, Raleigh News & Observer, Jon Slattery, CNN, Adweek, @acarvin, @andersoncooper, Poynter, Fox News, The Daily Beast, The New Yorker Blog, NY Daily News, Riptide 2.0, Wall Street Journal, E! Online, Photography Blog, Stars & Stripes, Agence France Presse, The Atlantic Online, Outside the Beltway, @carr2n, NationalJournal.com, The Huffington Post, BlackBook Magazine …, Globe and Mail, HitFix, Mashable!, National Review and Change of Subject
Joel Meares / CJR: Misinformation On Killed and Injured Photographers
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: A Final Tweet From the Front Lines: Tim Hetherington
Brookecain / Raleigh News & Observer: ‘Restrepo’ director killed in Libya
Andy Carvin / @acarvin: I've decided to share the link of the video reportedly showing Guy Martin, Chris Hondros and Tim Hetheringto... (cont) http://deck.ly/~DyCz9
Anderson Cooper / @andersoncooper: a friend and great photographer Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya. The news is gutting. He was such a wonderful guy
Steve Myers / Poynter: ‘Restrepo’ director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya
Whitney Johnson / The New Yorker Blog: In Memoriam: Tim Hetherington
Helen Kennedy / NY Daily News: ‘Restrepo’ filmmaker Tim Hetherington, Getty war photographer Chris Hondros killed in Libya: friends
Tim Elfrink / Riptide 2.0: Tim Hetherington, Director of Restrepo Doc About a South Florida Soldier's Death, Killed in Libya
Charles Levinson / Wall Street Journal: Director of ‘Restrepo’ Killed in Libya
Marcus Errico / E! Online: Oscar-Nominated Restrepo Director Killed in Libya
G.J. McCarthy / Photography Blog: Another horrible day for the photojournalism community
Jeff Schogol / Stars & Stripes: ‘Restrepo’ director killed in Libya
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online: To Honor Tim Hetherington
Doug Mataconis / Outside the Beltway: Restrepo Director Killed In Libya
David Carr / @carr2n: Apar from being a brutually talented visual journalist, Tim Hethrington was a remarkable person. Kind, lovely, and always learning.
Gregory Ellwood / HitFix: ‘Restrepo’ director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Two Photojournalists Reportedly Killed in Libya
Nat Brown / National Review: Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker and Pulitzer Prize-Nominated Photojournalist Reported Dead in Libya
Eric Zorn / Change of Subject: Gutsy film director killed in Libya
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire:
Oscar Nominated Documentary Filmmaker And Photographer Killed In Libya — UPDATE: Multiple agencies have confirmed Tim Hetherington has been killed. The NYT reports that Chris Hondros has suffered sever brain injuries and is in grave condition. More from the NYT below.
Discussion: New York Times, @vanityfair, Vanity Fair, Mediaite, The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, @lexinyt, bjp-online.com, Guardian, @timhetherington, On Media's Blog, Speakeasy, Future of Journalism, nppa.org, FishbowlNY, The New Yorker Blog, Los Angeles Times, Yahoo! News, The Informer, The A.V. Club, Screen Junkies, @joshuahersh and The Daily What
Vanity Fair / @vanityfair: Correction: Tim Hetherington's death has been confirmed. Chris Hondros remains in grave condition.
Mark Joyella / Mediaite: Report: U.S. Journalist Killed, Second Critically Wounded In Attack In Libya
David Friend / Vanity Fair: Tim Hetherington, 40, Killed in Libya
Lexi Mainland / @lexinyt: The AP has confirmed that war photographers @TimHetherington & @ChrisHondros were killed today in #Libya.
Simon Bainbridge / bjp-online.com: Two photographers said killed in Libya
Tim Hetherington / @timhetherington: In besieged Libyan city of Misrata. Indiscriminate shelling by Qaddafi forces. No sign of NATO.
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Reports: ‘Restrepo’ co-director killed in Libya
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Misrata, Libya - Photographer Tim Hetherington was killed, Chris Hondros critically injured
Donald R. Winslow / nppa.org: Photographers Killed, Wounded In Libya
Jon Lee Anderson / The New Yorker Blog: Remembering Tim Hetherington
Ned Parker / Los Angeles Times: Tim Hetherington, news photographer ‘Restrepo’ co-director, killed in Libya
Simone Wilson / The Informer: Tim Hetherington, Director of Oscar-Nominated War Doc ‘Restrepo,’ Killed in Libya
Wookie Johnson / Screen Junkies: R.I.P. Tim Hetherington
Joshua Hersh / @joshuahersh: I am devastated by the news about Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington being killed in Libya. Had breakfast with Hondros every day in Egypt.
Cheezburger Network / The Daily What: RIP: Tim Hetherington
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
News.me, the iPad News Aggregator Blessed by Big Publishers, Gets Ready to Launch — News.me, Bit.ly's social news iPad app, was supposed to launch by the end of 2010. But developers didn't submit it for Apple's approval until about a month ago. — Now it looks as if News.me is just about ready for public consumption.
Discussion: MediaPost, INFOdocket, Poynter, Electronista, Adweek, Techland, PC Magazine, Betabeat, mocoNews, Yahoo! News, FishbowlNY, NewsGrange, Garcia Media, eMedia Vitals, Future of Journalism and Soup
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: The World Awaits News.me
Gary D. Price / INFOdocket: Overview/Intro: Trove.com, A New Personalized News Resource from the Washington Post Launches Public Beta
Steve Myers / Poynter: Personalized news biz heats up with Trove open to public and News.me on horizon
Adweek: News.me App Might Launch Soon Publisher-friendly aggregation service will curate stories linked …
Graeme McMillan / Techland: News.me Plans to Bring the News to (Dot) You
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: News.me iPad App Launches Thursday
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: The Mobile Lowdown 04-20-11: Groupon; News.me; Digital Chocolate/Appitalism
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: News.Me Inches Closer to Launch
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: Three Tech Stories You Should Read Today: Hotmail in HTML5, News.Me, Obama and Facebook
Dr. Mario R. Garcia / Garcia Media: An Nahar: one week later follow up
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: News.me closer to launch?
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: bit.ly and New York Times R&D Lab - News.me soon to come, a social news experience
Jenna Wortham / Bits:
News.Me, Social News Service, Debuts for iPad — News.me, the long-awaited social news service developed in collaboration with Betaworks, a technology incubator, and The New York Times Company, is ready for its debut. — News.me is a newsfeed that uses artificial intelligence to monitor …
Discussion: Techi.com, Marco.org and NYConvergence.com
Navneetalang / Techi.com: Will Flipboard Do To Magazines What Napster Did To Music?
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: News.Me App to Launch Tomorrow for iPad Users
Amazon to Launch Library Lending for Kindle Books — Customers will be able to borrow Kindle books from over 11,000 local libraries to read on Kindle and free Kindle reading apps — Whispersyncing of notes, highlights and last page read to work for Kindle library books
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Amazon teams up with Overdrive for Kindle library lending
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Kindle Library Lending will let you take books out on your e-reader or Kindle app, launching in US this year
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: Amazon announces library lending for Kindle
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Check Out Library Books on Your Kindle
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: You'll be able to borrow Kindle books from 11,000 U.S. libraries, says Amazon
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Amazon to launch Kindle library lending service
Martyn Daniels / Brave New World: Amazon Overdrive Potentially Lock Up Libraries
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Amazon Kindle to support library lending; Closes gap with Sony, Barnes & Noble
Laura Northrup / The Consumerist: Library E-Books Finally Come To The Kindle
Tricia Duryee / eMoney: Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Amazon Launches Library Lending, But Who Owns the Books?
Amazon Launches Library Lending, But Who Owns the Books?
Discussion: paidContent, TechCrunch and Jacket Copy, Thanks:thibetian
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Amazon Plans To Add Kindle Library Lending Later This Year
Matt Burns / TechCrunch: Amazon Partnering With OverDrive To Bring Kindle Library Lending To 11,000 Libraries Across The US
Carolyn Kellogg / Jacket Copy: Amazon to offer Kindle library lending. Is there a catch?
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
The Washington Post Launches Trove, A Personalized Social News Site — The Washington Post Company this morning debuted its free, personalized, social news site and aggregator Trove in public beta. — First reported to be in the works and nearing launch by The Wall Street Journal in February 2011 …
Discussion: Business Wire, MediaMemo, NetNewsCheck Latest, Lost Remote, Fast Company, The Wrap, Mediaite, MediaPost, Future of Journalism, Weigel, FishbowlNY, Journalism.co.uk, On Media's Blog, Noted and Facebook
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Personal news site Trove launches, News.me up next
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Aggregator Wars: WaPo Launches ‘Trove’; NYT-Backed News.me on the Way
Matt Schneider / Mediaite: Washington Post Today Launches News Aggregation Website ‘Trove’
Phyllis Fine / MediaPost: Washington Post Debuts Social News Site Trove
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Washington Post launches Trove: a (Facebook driven) personalized news aggregator
David Weigel / Weigel: Say Hello to Trove — I'm a big fan of Flipboard …
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: WaPo launches ‘Pandora for news’
Trove / Facebook: A Welcome Letter From Don Graham
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Magazine Publishers Scramble To Streamline Their App Production — Magazine publishers are not only trying to pack more features and content into their apps—they're also trying to design for an ever-growing variety of devices and formats. The result is wreaking havoc with traditional print …
New York Post:
Condé Nast is making customers very app-y
Condé Nast is making customers very app-y
Discussion: Adweek, FishbowlNY and NYConvergence.com
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The writing on the wall: Why news organizations are turning to outside moderators for help with comments — When a news organization decides to have someone else deal with their online comments, it's sometimes seen as waving the white flag or the equivalent of dumping a problem child at a boarding school.
Steve Myers / Poynter: News sites weigh disabling user comments on some stories
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online:
Gawker's Traffic Numbers Are Worse Than Anyone Anticipated — When Gawker launched an aggressive redesign back in early February, the tech blogs were waiting to see what would happen. How would readers respond? (The assumption was that the reaction would be negative …
Discussion: Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog, @nicknotned, The Awl and FishbowlNY
Nick Denton / @nicknotned: In case of confusion: after a drop of about 25%, Gawker Media pageviews now more than halfway back. http://tinypic.com/r/919wma/7
Choire Sicha / The Awl: Gawker Media's Real Traffic
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
eBay Acquires Location-Based Media And Advertising Company WHERE — eBay has acquired location-based media company Where.com, the ecommerce giant tells us. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed and the acquisition is expected to close during the second quarter of 2011.
Discussion: MediaPost, BostInnovation.com, GigaOM, AdAge, PC Magazine, Communications …, ClickZ, Search Engine Land, mocoNews, eMoney, CNET News and MarketingVOX, more at Techmeme »
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: eBay Acquires Where, Ups Local, Mobile Commerce
Gregory Gomer / BostInnovation.com: Retail Giant Ebay Acquires Where for $135 Million
Christopher Heine / ClickZ: eBay Purchase Shows ‘Where’ Deals Niche Is Heading
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: eBay Buys Location-Based Services Pioneer WHERE.com
Tricia Duryee / eMoney: EBay Continues Shopping Spree with Acquisition of Where
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: eBay acquires geolocation service Where
Matt DeRienzo / NewspaperTurnaround.Com:
Why our small-town daily is adding a full-time curator — We're adding a full-time curator position at The Register Citizen. — Jenny Golfin, whose duties have included morning shift web updating, social media management and reporting, will be devoted full-time to this new role.
Discussion: Knight Digital Media Center …
Ashley Parker / New York Times:
Covering (and Working for) Bloomberg — Henry Goldman writes his articles on a Bloomberg terminal. His paychecks are stamped Bloomberg L.P. His company ID badge: Bloomberg. And the subject of his stories? Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. — Mr. Goldman is Bloomberg's man on Mr. Bloomberg.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and The Huffington Post
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Reporting on Bloomberg While Working for Him
Simon McCormack / The Huffington Post: How A Bloomberg News Reporter Covers Mayor Bloomberg
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Byliner Launches With A Splash, Aims To Disrupt Long-Form Journalism — The media is buzzing with allegations that Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greg Mortenson fabricated his bestselling books and misused millions of dollars in donations. — Amazingly, within days of 60 Minutes breaking the story …
Discussion: Forbes.com, Future of Journalism, @jenny8lee, The O. J., New York Observer, Sun Herald, eMedia Vitals, Poynter and The Wire
Forbes Blogs / Forbes.com: Greg Mortenson: The Jason Blair of Philanthropy?
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Can “Byliner” disrupt long-form journalism? 60-min-to-produce a new book format
@jenny8lee: Update: In first day of release, 35k ppl have downloaded Jon Krakauers critique of Greg Mortenon on byliner.com. Tmw Kindle Single.
Scottford / The O. J.: Byliner Looks to Shake Up Long Form Journalism
Emily Witt / New York Observer: A Million Little Cups of Tea
Sun Herald: Three Cups of Deceit: Bestselling Author Jon Krakauer Exposes the Fraud and Fabrications of Three Cups of Tea
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: Byliner.com aims to disrupt long-form journalism
Steve Myers / Poynter: Byliner aims for the space between books and magazines
Nieman Journalism Lab:
Chasing pageviews with values: How the Christian Science Monitor has adjusted to a web-first, SEO'd world — Editor's note: At the International Symposium on Online Journalism earlier this month, one of my favorite papers presented was by Drury's Jonathan Groves and Carrie Brown-Smith of the University of Memphis.
Susannah Breslin / Pink Slipped:
How Your Journalism Sausage Gets Made, Part One … The other day, I came across a post by a young journalist and recent college grad advising other young journalists who are recent college grads on how to get hired for an online journalism job after graduating.
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
‘Glenn Beck Threw Me Under the Bus’: Breakfast with Andrew Breitbart … Over crème brûlée oatmeal on Monday, conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart talked sting videos. Mr. Breitbart explained to the Transom that Breitbart blog protocol requires undercover video kingpin James O'Keefe …
Discussion: Mediaite, Media Matters for America, New York Magazine and On Media's Blog
Colby Hall / Mediaite: Andrew Breitbart Blasts Alleged Bias Of MSNBC...While Promoting Book On MSNBC
Ben Dimiero / Media Matters for America: Breitbart: “Glenn Beck Threw Me Under The Bus” On Sherrod Story
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Breitbart on Beck: ‘He threw me under the bus’
New York Observer:
Sarah Douglas Named Culture Editor of ‘The New York Observer’ — Elizabeth Spiers announced this morning that Sarah Douglas has been named culture editor of The New York Observer. — Ms. Douglas is currently a staff writer at Art+Auction magazine and its affiliate web site, Artinfo.com.
Discussion: New York Magazine, FishbowlNY and mediabistro.com
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Lebedev to launch Saturday i — Paper expected to hit newsstands within the next few weeks priced at 30p — Alexander Lebedev is poised to bring his brand of cut-price national news to the weekend market with the launch of a 30p Saturday edition of the i.
Discussion: Media Week, Editors Weblog and The Independent
Meghan Hartsell / Editors Weblog: i launching a Saturday edition
Simon Kelner / The Independent: Letter from the editor: i on Saturday