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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Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review: A Job Well Done — Bill Keller's tenure as New York Times executive editor.
Jane Martinson / Guardian: New York Times editor feels though she's arrived at Valhalla
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Abramson to replace Keller as NYT executive editor
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: NY Times Names New Executive Editor as Keller Steps Down
Julie Moos / Poynter: Abramson: ‘Decades from now, the quality newspapers that remain may not be literally on paper’
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: New York Times Executive Editor Stepping Down
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Times Executive Editor Bill Keller Stepping Down to Become Writer, Jill Abramson to Replace Him
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Abramson to be new editor of New York Times
Yahoo! News: New York Times' Keller to step down; Jill Abramson becomes first female editor in paper's history
Mike Fleming / Deadline.com: New York Times Names Jill Abramson Top Editor
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: Jill Abramson named to lead the New York Times
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Jill Abramson Is The New York Times' New Executive Editor
John Gapper / @johngapper: With hindsight, he was writing in a demob happy way MT @mathewi I guess we can look forward to even more commentary from Bill Keller :-)
The New / @nytimes: Dean Baquet, Jill Abramson & Bill Keller gather in newsroom for announcement: http://instagr.am/p/FEvIU/
Jennifer Preston / @nyt_jenpreston: For all of you wondering about Jill Abramson and the Web? Jill gets it. And she's fearless. We're lucky.
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
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Bill Keller Steps Down; Won't Write Book About NYT
Media Buyer Planner: NYT Executive Editor Bill Keller Steps Down | Email Conversions Strongest in Three Years
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: New York Times: Jill Abramson to replace Bill Keller
Ujala Sehgal / FishbowlNY: Bill Keller Steps Down as New York Times Editor
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap: Jill Abramson First Woman Editor of New York Times
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: Bill Keller Resigns as Exec. Editor, Reporter Hails His ‘Great Journalistic Distinction.’ Really?
Ken Auletta / The New Yorker Blog: The Abramson Era — In journalism, few activities are more popular …
Aria Hughes / mediabistro.com: Jill Abramson Named Executive Editor At NYT
Juli Weiner / Vanity Fair: Bill Keller's Stepping Down Is Great News for His Hilarious Feud with Julian Assange
Greg Pollowitz / National Review: Bill Keller Out at the New York Times
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.
Ari Melber / @arimelber: Will Abramson join Twitter like her predecessor? ‘Working on getting her to Twitter!’ says NYT social media editor @lheron
Heidi N. Moore / @moorehn: Is it clear to anyone why @nytkeller decided to step down now? Seems surprising.
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.
James Poniewozik / Tuned In: Jill Abramson Becomes New York Times' First Female Top Editor
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
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
Foster Kamer / @weareyourfek: Bill Keller is becoming a writer because his NYT Mag column is so goddamn great, obviously. #SellingMyNonexistentShares.
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
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: @Megan @moorehn: obviously, @nytkeller was asked to step down because of his ridiculous claims about the utility of Twitter :-)
Jim Treacher / The Daily Caller: This just in: — From the NYT's story:
Kat Stoeffel / @kstoeffel: @Megan In the Times piece Sulzberger says it wasn't entirely Keller's decision.
Tina Brown / @thetinabeast: Congrats to Jill Abramson, a triumph for women in media and a great day for readers of the Times.
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
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
John Koblin / @koblin: BREAKING: Several sources tell me Jill Abramson will be named executive editor of the New York Times later today
Joe Coscarelli / Runnin' Scared: Jill Abramson, the former Washington bureau chief …
Choire Sicha / The Awl: ‘NYT’ Mag Columnist Reportedly Out as Paper's Chief Editor
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Is Twitter writing, or is it speech? Why we need a new paradigm for our social media platforms — New tools are at their most powerful, Clay Shirky says, once they're ubiquitous enough to become invisible. Twitter may be increasingly pervasive — a Pew study released yesterday shows …
Discussion: Mashable!, Pew Internet and The Atlantic Online
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, FishbowlNY and Free Press
Scott Raab / Esquire:
Exclusive Q&A: Bill Keller on Leaving the Times, Fox & More — New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller announced his resignation this morning, to the surprise of even most of his colleagues. Recently, Esquire writer at large Scott Raab sat down with Keller at Maialino restaurant …
Discussion: The Atlantic Wire and Poynter
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Jill Abramson Replacing Bill Keller as NYT Editor — Whoa: at the tender age of 62, Bill Keller is “stepping down” as the editor of the New York Times. He's being replaced by managing editor Jill Abramson, who will become the first female NYT editor in history. — Keller is going to go back to being a writer.
Discussion: Poynter, FishbowlNY, Guardian and National Review
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter: Did Twitter make him stupid?: Keller, Abramson exec editor news draws jokes, congratulations on social networks
Ujala Sehgal / FishbowlNY: Why did Bill Keller Resign as The New York Times' Editor?
Jay Nordlinger / National Review: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and . . .
Jill Geisler / Poynter: What Jill Abramson's appointment as NY Times executive editor could mean for women in journalism
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Meet the new boss: Jill Abramson's NYT ascent and its potential impact on the digital side of the Times
Meet the new boss: Jill Abramson's NYT ascent and its potential impact on the digital side of the Times
Discussion: Felix Salmon, Poynter and AdAge
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter: Collins on Abramson's appointment: 'Maybe we've reached the ultimate goal of the women's movement'
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 …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: Glenn Beck to leave Fox News June 30
Richard Lawson / Gawker: Glenn Beck's Show Has One Month to Live
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Beck to leave Fox at month's end
Andrea Morabito / Broadcasting & Cable: Beck's Last Day at FNC is June 30
Andrea Morabito / Multichannel: Beck's Fox News Finale: June 30
Eric Boehlert / Media Matters for America: Ratings: Glenn Beck Limps Off Fox News
Paul Conner / The Daily Caller: Glenn Beck's last day at Fox to be June 30
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: YouTube Blog, 10,000 Words, Adweek, Fast Company, gigaom.com, Boing Boing, ReadWriteWeb, SocialTimes.com, Pocket-lint and thinq_, more at Techmeme »
Jacques Hebert / YouTube Blog: YouTube and Creative Commons: raising the bar on user creativity
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: Sony PS Store Back, Creative Commons On YouTube, Tenn. Law Against Sharing, Apple Malware …
Janko Roettgers / gigaom.com: Why YouTube Adopting Creative Commons Is a Big Deal
Megan O'Neill / SocialTimes.com: Mashup Artists Rejoice! YouTube Editor Incorporates Creative Commons
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: YouTube brings in creative commons support for videos
Paul Hales / thinq_: YouTube adds creative commons button for mashups
VIVIAN SCHILLER JOINS NBC NEWS IN NEW ROLE AS CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER — New position will oversee the digital strategy for NBC News and MSNBC — Vivian Schiller will be joining NBC News as Chief Digital Officer. The announcement was made today by NBC News President Steve Capus.
Discussion: The Atlantic Wire, Poynter and Free Press
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: Media News International, MTV Movies Blog and Adweek
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.
Discussion: currybetdotnet and Future of Journalism
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
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News: In Media Res: Anthony Weiner's misfiring media strategy; getch yer Garden & Gun!
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
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: Curbed National and New York Observer
Sarah Firshein / Curbed National: The Printed Page: Top Ten Jabs in the Times' Online Shelter Magazine Story
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Disney CEO Bob Iger on Apple, Social Networks and the Cloud — Disney sells some very analog forms of entertainment, like movies, broadcast and cable TV, and theme parks. — But Bob Iger's company has also been willing to experiment with digital outlets: The president and CEO …
Discussion: Company Town
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.
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!