Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
BACKSTORY: How News Outlets Raced To Publish WikiLeaks Gitmo Docs — NEW YORK — On Sunday night, more than a half dozen major news organizations in the United States and Europe began publishing shocking new revelations from a long-rumored WikiLeaks trove of documents about prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay.
Discussion: Telegraph, Journalism.co.uk, The Atlantic Wire, The Wire, Hot Air, MyFox New York and Guardian
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: SAFETY IN NUMBERS: The Strange Story Of How The NYT Secretly Scored The WikiLeaks Gitmo Files And Shared Them With NPR
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air: Wikileaks hits AQ, Gitmo in new releases
Adam Gabbatt / Guardian: LIVE: updates and reaction to the Guantánamo files
New York Times:
A Note to Readers: The Background — The articles published today are based on more than 700 classified files on past and present detainees at the Guantánamo Bay prison, including the government's assessment of the dangers the individuals represent. The files are from February 2002 …
Peter Finn / Washington Post: WikiLeaks discloses new details on whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders on 9/11
Amy Davidson / The New Yorker Blog: WikiLeaks: The Uses of Guantánamo
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: WikiLeaks releases secret Guantanamo prison files
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: Wikileaks publishes secret files on Gitmo prisoners
@chanders: Interesting: NYT Gitmo docs part of Wikileaks trove but (also) provided to NYT by *another* source http://nyti.ms/gBqtbL
Greg Mitchell / The Nation: The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, Day 146
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Zeller quits NYT to become HuffPo energy/environment reporter — Romenesko Misc. — Tom Zeller says “it's been a source of great pride for me to walk through the doors of The New York Times every day ... but I also think it's critically important that we continue developing and nurturing …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
At Last, Couric Is Expected to Say She's Leaving CBS — This week, Ms. Couric is planning to acknowledge one of the worst-kept secrets in television: that she is leaving the “CBS Evening News” after five years. Then, as soon as she returns from London, where she will be anchoring …
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Filtering the Social Web to Present News Items — SAN FRANCISCO — News events as varied as the commercial jet landing in the Hudson River and the uprisings in Egypt have demonstrated that people armed with cellphones — not professional reporters — are often the first source of breaking news …
Discussion: Lost Remote and NetNewsCheck Latest
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Storify launches social curation tool for journalists
Julie Bosman / New York Times:
Tales of Reading in Reintroducing a Color Device — “TILL rhymes stop rhyming, and pots stop boiling,” a voice-over says, “by hook or by crook, by book or by nook.” — Make that Nook Color, the e-reading tablet that Barnes & Noble is hoping to reintroduce to consumers in an advertising campaign that begins on Monday.
Discussion: CNET News, more at Techmeme »
David Carnoy / CNET News: Nook Color gets Flash support, curated app store
Zeke Turner / WWD Media Headlines:
Bloomberg Businessweek's Design Darling — A dark horse to be sure, Bloomberg Businessweek has become a favorite of the design community. While the magazine's covers have been setting a high bar for other weeklies, the magazine's creative director, Richard Turley, an import from The Guardian in England, is basically unknown.
Wall Street Journal:
Demand Builds for TV Ad Time — Forecasters See Solid ‘Upfront’ Market for Commercial Sales, Although NFL Dispute Hangs Over Talks — As rising gasoline prices and stubbornly high unemployment hold back the U.S. economy, one marketplace still appears to be as hot as ever: TV advertising.
David Carr / New York Times:
War, in Life and Death — Tim Hetherington was a war photographer in every regard. Tall, brutally handsome and modest, he had a British accent plucked from a Graham Greene novel and the body fat of a Diet Coke. — When I met him last summer, he had finished co-directing “Restrepo,” …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
A Tale Of Two Timeses: A New York Meter, A London Wall — They may share both a name and new online fees, but onlookers shouldn't confuse the new access models of The New York Times and Britain's The Times. Though each is historically the “paper of record” in their respective countries …
New York Magazine:
An Appreciation: Thirty-one Down — After three decades-plus of puzzle-making, Maura B. Jacobson is retiring. — Truth is, New York Magazine hired Maura Jacobson by accident. It was 1980, and New York, looking to expand its culture coverage, had bought and absorbed a listings magazine called Cue.
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
In Slovakia, News Outlets Take Cue From Cable — PARIS — The newspaper industry is in trouble; cable television, despite the same challenges, is thriving. Could newspapers learn something from the cable guys? — In tiny Slovakia, publishers want to find out.
Max Read / Gawker:
The Onion Fools The New York Times — You may have been surprised to see President Obama's smiling face on the cover of Tiger Beat in last week's The New York Times article about the “original teen-girl tabloid.” Your surprise was not unwarranted, as the Times admitted today: More »