The Associated Press announces agreements to expand access in North Korea — The Associated Press today announced agreements with the Korea Central News Agency, including one to open an AP news bureau in Pyongyang. — Leaders of the two news organizations held discussions during …
Discussion: Future of Journalism, The Huffington Post, On Media's Blog, The Atlantic Wire and The Wire
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: First, but at what costs? - North Korea: Associated Press will open news bureau in Pyongyang
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Associated Press Opening Bureau In North Korea
Burgess Everett / On Media's Blog: AP to open bureau in North Korea
Jen Ortiz / The Wire: AP To Open News Bureau In North Korea
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat:
Village Voice Union: If We Strike, We're Starting a Competitor on Tumblr — When media workers go on strike, they know how to get the word out. Village Voice employees are threatening a strike this week because of diminishing salaries and cuts to staff. But here's an interesting twist!
Discussion: Future of Journalism, Mother Jones, AAN and The Real Voice
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Village Voice - what if you go on strike but don't stop working but turn to Tumblr instead?
Social Media Brings New Engagement to TV — Live-tweeting supports live viewing — Social media is bringing dramatic changes to nearly every aspect of the TV business. Viewers are using Facebook and Twitter to comment about shows before, during and after they air.
Discussion: GigaOM and AllTwitter
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM: Could Twitter have saved Arrested Development?
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Birthers Sue Esquire Over Parody, Seeking More than $200 Million — Joseph Farah and Jerome Corsi have some pretty interesting beliefs. They believe there's no proof Barack Obama was born in Hawaii. * They also believe Hearst Corp. and a writer it employs ought to pay them hundreds …
Discussion: Adweek, The Atlantic Wire, The Huffington Post, The Raw Story, FishbowlNY, New York Magazine and On Media's Blog
Jason Linkins / The Huffington Post: Esquire Sued By Birthers Over Deceptive Satire Of Birther Deception
Eric W. Dolan / The Raw Story: ‘Birther’ authors sue Esquire magazine over parody
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: WorldNetDaily sues Esquire over birther parody
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Caroline Little To Succeed John Sturm As Head Of Newspaper Association — Caroline Little, who stepped down as the head of paidContent parent ContentNext last March, will succeed John Sturm as president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America. Sturm announced last week that he would be stepping down in September.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest and MediaPost
Fern Siegel / MediaPost: Little Tapped To Lead Newspaper Association of America
Matthew Creamer / AdAge:
Twitter's Real Lesson for Newsrooms — The Chapter Missing From Twitter's New Newsrooms Guide … #Enrage — We know that a core part of your day is spent wallowing in a deep depression, brought on by the collapse of your profession's business model and the realization that you'll soon …
su2011: New online open newsroom a hit for Swedish newspaper — A pioneering Swedish newspaper that involves its readers in the daily editorial decision-making process says the new approach has been a massive hit with users and advertisers. — Norran, a large regional daily in the north of Sweden …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
The Atlantic Wire:
Chuck Todd: What I Read — How do other people deal with the torrent of information that pours down on us all? What sources can't they live without? We regularly reach out to prominent figures in media, entertainment, politics, the arts and the literary world, to hear their answers to these questions.
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC: When ‘Nature Calls’ for Chuck Todd
Glenn Beck's future, and Fox News Channel's without him — It was supposed to be a quaint summer evening outdoors with the family. Green grass. Golden sunset. Picnic baskets. Old Hitchcock movie under the stars. — But to hear Glenn Beck tell it, the scene at Manhattan's Bryant Park Monday evening was more like a lynching.
David Goetzl / MediaPost:
Falco To CEO, Univision — Randy Falco, the former NBC Universal executive who joined Univision earlier this year, has been elevated to president-CEO at a time of expansion for the Spanish-language programmer. — The genial Falco, who joined as COO in January, replaces Joe Uva, who left in April.
Discussion: Media & Entertainment
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Orlando's WESH-TV finds success with top-selling Casey Anthony app — News can make for some odd, and at time competing instincts in journalists: The responsibility and the opportunity. — Look at a story like the trial of Casey Anthony, the Florida mother who is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008.
Discussion: Lost Remote, NetNewsCheck Latest and Forbes.com
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Local TV iPhone app tops the iTunes charts
Kiri Blakeley / Forbes.com: Why I Won't Follow The Casey Anthony Trial
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review:
Gate of Hell — Can't the news media stop tacking “gate” on every scandal― and “scandal”― that comes down the pike? Wed. June 29, 2011 — Rem Rieder (email@example.com) is AJR's editor and senior vice president. — It's time to show “-gate” to the gate. — Ever since a certain
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Enough already with every scandal being a ‘gate’!
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Enough with the *gates already