Henry Blodget / The Wire:
THE ATLANTIC: Andrew Sullivan Who? We're Crushing It! — A few months ago, when The Atlantic's biggest star, Andrew Sullivan, ran off with The Daily Beast, some folks worried that he would take The Atlantic's online business with him. — Nope! — Like a lot of other news sites …
Discussion: Bloggasm, @mathewi and @jayrosen_nyu
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: in particular, note how @TheAtlantic is embracing content sharing and alternative forms of distribution: http://is.gd/zHrlyT
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Suck it, Harpers: http://jr.ly/g79n
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Bin Laden (and cats!) deliver record month for news sites — Jacob Weisberg, chairman of the Slate Group, tweeted an impressive statistic Tuesday afternoon: “Slate's biggest traffic month ever is ending with a sprint to 100m PVs.” — The final tally for May was 101 million pageviews …
Simon / Bloggasm: Massive traffic growth at Slate
Jenn Webb / O'Reilly Radar:
News organizations still party like it's 1899 — Ben Huh (@benhuh), CEO of the Cheezburger, Inc., loves his Cheezburger project, but he's also ready to have a fling with news. In a recent blog post, Huh addressed the stagnant state of news presentation and consumption, which he's hoping to address with his new project Moby Dick.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Former NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Set to Land at NBC News — Former National Public Radio head Vivian Schiller, who left her last job under a political cloud, looks to have found a new position. She's in talks to work at NBC News, where she'll oversee digital projects.
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Former NPR Exec Vivian Schiller In Talks With NBC News
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Web Hackings Rattle Media Companies — It might just be the most worrisome letter to the editor any news organization can receive. — PBS fought on Monday and Tuesday to restore the Web sites for two news programs on public television, “Frontline” and “PBS NewsHour,” …
Discussion: Company Town and eMedia Vitals
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: No Snookies allowed! Zynga's empire growing. Fox sets pace in upfront market.
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: Web hackings rattle media companies
Did the NYT hack Fabrice Tourre's email? — Louise Story and Gretchen Morgenson have a long and rambling story about the court case against Goldman's Fabrice Tourre, which is mainly interesting for how it was sourced: … I'm sure this was extremely carefully formulated, but it does raise a lot of questions without answering them.
Discussion: New York Times, Litigation and Trial, Gawker, New York Magazine, Betabeat, Yahoo! News, The Atlantic Wire, CJR, The Atlantic Online, The Awl, The Wire and DealBook
Maxwell Kennerly / Litigation and Trial: Did The NYTimes Violate The Stored Communications Act?
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Wait, the Times Had Access to Fabrice Tourre's Private E-mails This Whole Time?
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News: The New York Times denies hacking Goldman Sachs trader's email account (The Cutline)
Ryan Chittum / CJR: NYT: Fabulous Fab Pointed Fingers at Goldman
Daniel Indiviglio / The Atlantic Online: Lessons From NY Times Investigative Journalism: Destroy Your Old Computers
Katya Wachtel / The Wire: NYT Publishes Huge Goldman Story, And Everyone Is Obsessed With Mystery Laptop That Broke It Wide Open
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Fox News Launches Its iPad App [EXCLUSIVE] — Fox News is announcing Wednesday the release of its official iPad application, a visually-focused news experience with a big-name sponsor. — The app, which is now available [iTunes Link] in the App Store , was built from the ground up.
Discussion: FishbowlNY, rbr.com, Lost Remote, Editors Weblog and eMedia Vitals
Ujala Sehgal / FishbowlNY: Fox News Launches its iPad App
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Fox News rolls out an iPad app
Florence Pichon / Editors Weblog: Media links of the day — Justice may finally be served …
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: Fox News launches its iPad app
Nat Ives / AdAge:
As Magazines' Print Demos Drift Wrong Way, Publishers Anticipate Tablet Metrics — Shifts in Reader Age, Income May Be Reflective of Media Platform Migration — Some say magazines are rushing toward the iPad at the risk of undermining their existing business, but here's one reason they might …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and AppleInsider
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Magazine Readers Apparently Grow Older, Lose Income
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
What's to Become of Condé Nast's Digital Orphans? — Whither Condé Nast Digital? The division that comprised the company's magazine-branded websites has shrunk as those venues were handed to the individual publishers after executives decided that print and digital should be operated together.
Discussion: mediabistro.com, Press Gazette and Media Week
Martin Belam / currybetdotnet:
5 reasons news organisations prefer in-house web publishing tools — At the end of the live blogging panel session at news:rewired, my colleague Matt Wells wanted to answer a question that had been posed on Twitter - if the PA can use ScribbleLive for their live blogging tools, why do the BBC feel the need to build their own?
Richard Blackden / Telegraph:
Time Out to fund ticket expansion with Oakley capital injection — Time Out, the cultural listings guide that began in London in 1968, plans to accelerate its expansion online thanks to a fresh cash injection from a private equity firm. — Oakley Capital, a UK private equity firm …
Discussion: MediaPost and magCulture.com/blog
Phyllis Fine / MediaPost: ‘Time Out’ To Sell Events Tickets On Web Site
Steve Rubel / The Next Web:
Why I adopted a scorched earth policy, dismantled two blogs and jumped to Tumblr — In military circles, a ‘scorched earth policy’ - according to Wikipedia - is “A strategy which involves destroying anything that might be useful to the enemy while advancing through, or withdrawing from, a given theater of operations.”
Mindy McAdams / @macloo: “No other platform has the full Media Cloverleaf in its wraps the way Tumblr does.” http://tnw.co/jEpQ1c
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite:
Glenn Beck's Mercury Radio Arts Extends Book Publishing Deal With Simon & Schuster — Glenn Beck's Mercury Radio Arts production company is extending its publishing partnership with Simon & Schuster. The companies, which have worked together since the 2003 publication of Beck's The Real America …
Discussion: GalleyCat, Publishers Weekly, The Wrap, paidContent, mediabistro.com, TVNewser, On Media's Blog, The Atlantic Online and Slate
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Glenn Beck Launches Publishing Division
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent: Glenn Beck Has A New Outlet: His Own Book Division At Simon & Schuster
Jason Boog / mediabistro.com: Glenn Beck's New Publishing Division
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Glenn Beck's Company Launching Publishing Division
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Glenn Beck launches new book imprint
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
How to publish news and reach your audience when your website goes down — When the PBS website came under attack by hackers this weekend, the Newshour staff took to publishing its news transcripts and videos to Tumblr instead. A month earlier, a TV station in Tallahassee, Fla. …
Discussion: PBS NewsHour, Lost Remote and Future of Journalism
Richard M Kavuma / Guardian:
Mozambique's free newspaper becomes a tool for social transformation | Richard M Kavuma — @Verdade's goal is to ‘feed the brain’ of people who barely manage to ‘feed the stomach’, proving information as a tool for development — When Jornal@Verdade hit the streets of the Mozambican capital …
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
Les Filles du Blog — Although many intellectual and literary magazines have come under scrutiny lately for a lack of female bylines (yes, again; it's an annual event), two of those publication's blogs have become visible launch pads for female writers: The New Yorker Book Bench and the Paris Review Daily.