Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Abramson to Replace Keller as The Times's Executive Editor — Jill Abramson, a former investigative reporter and Washington bureau chief for The New York Times, will become the paper's executive editor, succeeding Bill Keller, who is stepping down to become a full-time writer for the paper.
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Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: NY Times Names New Executive Editor as Keller Steps Down
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Abramson to replace Keller as NYT executive editor
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Jill Abramson Is The New York Times' New Executive Editor
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Times Executive Editor Bill Keller Stepping Down to Become Writer, Jill Abramson to Replace Him
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Jill Abramson Replacing Bill Keller as NYT Editor
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: New York Times Executive Editor Stepping Down
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Bill Keller Steps Down; Won't Write Book About NYT
Ujala Sehgal / FishbowlNY: Bill Keller Steps Down as New York Times Editor
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: New York Times: Jill Abramson to replace Bill Keller
Greg Pollowitz / National Review: Bill Keller Out at the New York Times
Aria Hughes / mediabistro.com: Jill Abramson Named Executive Editor At NYT
Yahoo! News: New York Times' Keller to step down; Jill Abramson becomes first female editor in paper's history
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair: Bill Keller's Stepping Down Is Great News for His Hilarious Feud with Julian Assange
Choire Sicha / The Awl: ‘NYT’ Mag Columnist Reportedly Out as Paper's Chief Editor
Jenna Wortham / @jennydeluxe: Fave moment of Jill's speech - she said MoDo convinced her to apply to NYT, thanked half dozen women at NYT for support. #whorunstheworld
Patrick LaForge / @palafo: Best of luck to a great journalist and boss, @NYTKeller, who is becoming a columnist so he can annoy Twitter full-time.
Mohammed Almezel / @almezel: The new NYT's Managing Editor is Dean Baquet. He was fired from LA Times 4 yrs ago for refusing to cut jobs from the newsroom.
Kat Stoeffel / @kstoeffel: @Megan In the Times piece Sulzberger says it wasn't entirely Keller's decision.
The New / @nytimes: Dean Baquet, Jill Abramson & Bill Keller gather in newsroom for announcement: http://instagr.am/p/FEvIU/
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: @Megan @moorehn: obviously, @nytkeller was asked to step down because of his ridiculous claims about the utility of Twitter :-)
Khagey / @keachhagey: Keller said Abramson's web sabbatical last year wasn't “bake-off” or succession planning, but sure seems like that now. http://is.gd/iWggco
Heidi N. Moore / @moorehn: Is it clear to anyone why @nytkeller decided to step down now? Seems surprising.
Foster Kamer / @weareyourfek: Bill Keller is becoming a writer because his NYT Mag column is so goddamn great, obviously. #SellingMyNonexistentShares.
Justin Ellis / @justinnxt: I have no doubt Jill could step in tomorrow and run this place excellently. But I'm not planning to be hit by a safe." http://bit.ly/dfMKwW
Jim Treacher / The Daily Caller: This just in: — From the NYT's story:
Ari Melber / @arimelber: Will Abramson join Twitter like her predecessor? ‘Working on getting her to Twitter!’ says NYT social media editor @lheron
John Koblin / @koblin: BREAKING: Several sources tell me Jill Abramson will be named executive editor of the New York Times later today
Nieman Lab / @niemanlab: Abramson helped run NYT's online ops for “firsthand experience with the integration of the digital and print staffs” http://nie.mn/imPm13
Jeremy W. Peters / @jwpetersnyt: Jill Abramson to succeed Bill Keller as New York Times executive editor. Dean Baquet to become managing editor for news on Sept. 6
Tyson Evans / @tysone: Exciting day @nytimes: “Ms. Abramson will be the first woman to be editor in the paper's 160-year history.” http://t.co/hquNnBF
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Jill Abramson, the former Washington bureau chief …
Jon Michaud / The New Yorker Blog: The New York Times in The New Yorker
Grace Wyler / Business Insider:
BREAKING: Jill Abramson Named New Executive Editor Of The New York Times — The New York Times will announce at noon today that managing editor Jill Abramson will become the paper's first-ever female executive editor, beginning in September. Bill Keller, the newspaper's current executive editor, is stepping down to return to writing.
Discussion: The Wire
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Exclusive: Glenn Beck's Last Day On Fox News Will Be June 30th — Mediaite has learned that Glenn Beck's last day on Fox News is currently scheduled to be June 30th. Fox News has confirmed this information to Mediaite. — In the past month, ratings for Beck's ratings saw a double digit decline …
Discussion: New York Times, mediabistro.com and TVNewser
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Glenn Beck's Last Day On Fox Slated for June 30
Tom Scocca / Scocca:
Goodbye and See You Soon: Nothing Dies on the Internet — A blog has a history—697 posts before this one, if I added up the sidebar correctly—but it exists mainly in an apparently endless present. Someone is on the Internet, on the publishing platform, reacting to the state of the world …
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Tom Scocca Leaves Slate for Deadspin
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times:
Can Bill Simmons Win the Big One?
Can Bill Simmons Win the Big One?
Discussion: Scocca, The Wire, SportsGrid and Deadspin
Noah Davis / The Wire: Bill Simmons Already Sick Of Yet-To-Launch Grantland Because It's ‘Too Much Work’
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Getting Away With Murder — CPJ's 2011 Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and killers go free — Russia and Mexico, two of the world's most murderous countries for the press, are heading in different directions in combating deadly anti-press violence …
Lauren McKeon / J-Source: Committee to Protect Journalists releases 2011 Impunity Index
Francine Kiefer / Christian Science Monitor: Keeping on with the work of a slain journalist in Pakistan
Steve Parker / St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Report lists countries where murders of journalists go unsolved
Amy Starlight Lawrence / KnightBlog: New impunity index: Iraq, Somalia and the Philippines most dangerous for journalists
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: The Deadliest Countries In The World For Journalists
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The 10 Most Deadly Countries for Journalists
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!:
MTV Launches Tumblr As Part of Digital Expansion — MTV has just added another social media tool to its roster in the form of a new Tumblr blog featuring original and reblogged content. — In an ongoing effort to expand its platform into all areas of the digital sphere …
Discussion: Adweek, Media News International and MTV Movies Blog
Ebazilian / Adweek: MTV Comes to Tumblr
Steven Kurutz / New York Times:
The Thriving (Online) Shelter Magazine Industry — SINCE Domino, the beloved shelter magazine, folded in early 2009, its staff members have gone on to lucrative consulting jobs, top editing posts, even television gigs, but none have advanced as swiftly as Michelle Adams.
Discussion: New York Observer and Curbed National
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer: Tom Scocca Named Managing Editor of Deadspin, and More Morning Media News
Jonathan Glick / The Wire:
The News Article Is Breaking Up — Mobile technology is pulling apart the centuries-old format of the article. News and analysis are getting a divorce. — On smartphones, through which the vast majority of the world's population will get their news, people love succinct and scannable information.
Discussion: BuzzMachine, SAI and Cision
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: Intelligence isn't measured by the inch
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Smartphone Invasion! BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Is Changing How We Work
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
YouTube Now Lets You License Videos Under Creative Commons (Remixers, Rejoice) — If you've ever yearned to mash up your cat video with some C-SPAN footage but couldn't figure out how, today's your lucky day. — Because starting now, YouTube is giving users a choice over how they want to license their content.
Discussion: Fast Company, Boing Boing, 10,000 Words, Pocket-lint, gigaom.com and thinq_, more at Techmeme »
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: Sony PS Store Back, Creative Commons On YouTube, Tenn. Law Against Sharing, Apple Malware …
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: YouTube brings in creative commons support for videos
Janko Roettgers / gigaom.com: Why YouTube Adopting Creative Commons Is a Big Deal
Paul Hales / thinq_: YouTube adds creative commons button for mashups
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Business Insider launches Europe site — Business Insider, the New York-based business news site, has launched a European version that will be edited by Gregory White. — White writes, “Here we'll be taking the best of what we already do covering Europe, such as breaking news on economic data …
Gregory White / SAI: Welcome To Business Insider Europe!
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Newspaper sales crisis enters sixth year — Following an unexpectedly sharp decline in advertising demand in the first three months of this year, newspapers now appear to be entering the sixth year of an unprecedented collapse that has vaporized half of their principal revenues since 2006.
Woodruff: Calculating the Cost of an Attempt to Silence the Press — Senior correspondent Judy Woodruff writes about this week's hacking attacks on PBS websites and overcoming efforts to silence a free press. — The last time I felt something like my reaction now was when burglars broke into our home.
Discussion: Future of Journalism and Nieman Journalism Lab
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: PBS hacked - Judy Woodruff: what are the costs of an attempt to silence the press?
Links on Twitter / Nieman Journalism Lab: Schmidt ‘screwed up’ on social, Twitter announces photo service
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
In Lady Gaga's Album, Evidence of a New Order — A paradox of the new music industry: Albums sell less and less well every year, but as a marketing tool they are now more important than ever. — A case in point is Lady Gaga, whose new album, “Born This Way” (Interscope) …
Discussion: Company Town, Pop & Hiss, Heard Mentality and ArtsBeat, Thanks:steverubel
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: More drama for Relativity! CBS tries to squeeze Madison Avenue. Gaga for Gaga!
Nathan Jackson / Pop & Hiss: Lady Gaga tops the 1million mark in first-week album sales
Lilledeshan Bose / Heard Mentality: How ‘Born This Way’ Went All the Way to No. 1 Told in Lady Gaga Gifs
Ben Sisario / ArtsBeat: Lady Gaga Album Zooms to Megahit Status
Has investigative journalism found its feet online? (final part) — Cont. For previous parts see the Facebook page http://on.fb.me/pbfbexperiment] — No excuses — So what does this mean for future investigative journalists online? Firstly, we may have to accept that many parts …
Donald Mahoney / Some Blind Alleys:
What time does the Super Bowl start? Or, internet journalism after content farms — On February 6, 2011, the Huffington Post published what has become one of the most infamous and emblematic stories of the internet journalism age. The story concerned the starting time of Super Bowl XLV.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Main Street Connect's Most Ambitious Launch Yet — Hyperlocal network Main Street Connect has rolled out 32 community-based news sites in its biggest launch to date. The areas covered by the launch covering Westchester County from the Sound Shore communities of New Rochelle and Rye …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest