New York Times:
For Instant Ratings, Interviews With a Checkbook — Before the subjects of headlining news stories agree to a television interview these days, some have one question: how much money can I make? — ABC and NBC, embroiled in a fight for viewers in the mornings, are increasingly in the news …
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Yahoo! News, The Wire, The Atlantic Wire, Adweek, TVNewser and Chickaboomer
Noah Davis / The Wire: ABC And NBC Happily Admit To Checkbook Journalism
Ebazilian / Adweek: ‘Checkbook Journalism’ Leads to Ethics Questions
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Network Morning Show ‘License Fees’ Enter the Spotlight
Julie Moos / Poynter:
ABC's Chris Cuomo defends checkbook journalism: ‘It is the state of play right now’ — During an interview with Howard Kurtz on CNN's “Reliable Sources” Sunday morning, “20/20″ co-anchor Chris Cuomo defended paying Meagan Broussard for photos she sent Anthony Weiner …
Discussion: Adweek and Chickaboomer
Klipschutz / Adweek: Weinergate: The Price of A Scoop
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica:
Has the Internet “hamsterized” journalism? — Hey there newspaper reporter—has your broadband-powered job got you filing not only conventional stories, but blogging, video blogging, Facebooking, podcasting, picture posting, and Tweeting? If so, you'll be happy to know that the Federal …
Discussion: FishbowlNY, Future of Journalism, Editors Weblog and TechCrunch
Ujala Sehgal / FishbowlNY: ‘Hamsterization’: The Official Term for What the Internet Has Done to Journalism
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Hey there, has the Internet “hamsterized” jour job? Journos and the(ir) “hamster wheel”
Teemu Henriksson / Editors Weblog: Media links of the day — “Scotland's newspapers are dying.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: If Something On Twitter Seems Too Bad To Be True, It Probably Is
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
The orthodoxy of the article, part II — Frédéric Filoux willfully misrepresents me so that he may uphold the orthodoxy of the article. He will be disappointed to learn that we agree more than he wishes. Here is what I am really saying about the article.
Discussion: Guardian and eMedia Vitals
Frédéric Filloux / Guardian: Online journalism: why articles still matter
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: The orthodoxy of the article, part II
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Jazz Is not a Byproduct of Rap Music
Jazz Is not a Byproduct of Rap Music
Tanzina Vega / Media Decoder:
Publisher Brings Digital Shopping to Its Magazines — The photos and quizzes in Hearst's online magazines are about to get a digital upgrade. — On Monday, Hearst Magazines Digital Media will announce two new features for its online publications that will make it easier for readers to buy the products they see on the page.
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Kristine Welker: Hearst magazines to become a “shoppable experience”
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer: Morning Roundup: O Brave New Media!
John Smith / Media News International: Hearst Magazines Digital Media Partners Pixazza to Enhance Interactivity and Ecommerce Capabilities
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
AOL Raids Conde Nast For New Moviefone Editor — AOL has a new editor for movie ticket portal Moviefone: Vanity Fair web boss Michael Hogan. — Hogan will take the spot last occupied by Patricia Chui, who was fired by AOL in April. — Hogan, who starts his new job June 26 …
Discussion: Mixed Media, Poynter, mediabistro.com, The Wrap, Adweek, FishbowlNY and Vanity Fair
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: New Plaintiffs Join Class Action Suit Against Huffington Post
Tim Molloy / The Wrap: Exclusive: Vanity Fair's Michael Hogan Named Executive Features Editor of AOL-HuffPost
Ebazilian / Adweek: VF.com's Michael Hogan Named AOL Executive Features Editor He's planning to overhaul Moviefone By Emma Bazilian
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Michael Hogan Leaves Vanity Fair for AOL
Matt Thompson / Poynter:
4 ways content management systems are evolving & why it matters to journalists — One byproduct of the digital media revolution is that most journalists today are techies, to a point. It's increasingly rare to encounter reporters who don't covet the latest hyper-powered smartphone.
Bloomberg Strikes Again — Bloomberg Markets magazine has been flying under the radar—surprising, considering its readership consists of some of the country's richest CEOs and financiers. But now it's introducing a new franchise and taking the fight right to bigger rival titles.
Discussion: FishbowlNY, Future of Journalism and The Wire
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Bloomberg Markets Looks to Expand Influence
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: For a wider audience - Bloomberg Markets will be taking on Forbes, Fortune, Time
Lewis DVorkin / The Copy Box:
Forbes Update: Our New Newsroom for the Digital Era Is Now Up and Running — I love the newsroom. Yes, I keep saying that. I can remember the exact layout of my first, when I was a cub reporter 40 years ago at The Daily Iowan, the University of Iowa student newspaper.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: Forbes' new newsroom for the digital era
Reuters hires Harry Evans to widen its reach — Pressure from Bloomberg and print and online competitors has pushed the company to make several high-profile appointments in search for greater influence
Lauren A. E. Schuker / Wall Street Journal:
Current TV Bets Big on Olbermann — Keith Olbermann returns to television next Monday on cable network Current TV facing a formidable task: persuading viewers to tune into a virtually unknown channel to watch his new nightly show. — For Current TV, it's also an expensive gamble.
Discussion: Company Town
Elizabeth Jensen / Media Decoder:
Nickelodeon as Provider of Homework — Nickelodeon has often underpinned its preschool television shows with curriculum-based teaching, but like a parent sneaking vegetables into the pasta, it tended to hide the educational values. — Not any more. With the July 1 introduction of a line …
First Mover: Emily Bell — Adweek: You were doing cutting-edge journalism. Why'd you pack it up for the musty old halls of academia? — Emily Bell: Somebody made the joke that the curriculum looks like it was written by Joseph Pulitzer. But we have an incredible set of young faculty who are adjuncting.