Tim Mak / The Politico:
Mark Halperin apologizes for Obama gaffe — Mark Halperin, editor-at-large for Time, called President Obama “a dick” on Thursday on a popular MSNBC morning show and then quickly apologized. — “I thought he was a dick yesterday,” Halperin, who also is a senior political analyst for MSNBC …
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC: MSNBC Suspends Halperin Indefinitely
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Mark Halperin Suspended Indefinitely from MSNBC
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: MSNBC Suspends Halperin Over Obama Slur
Aliyah Shahid / NY Daily News: VIDEO: Time editor calls Obama a ‘d—’ live on MSNBC, suspended indefinitely
Mark Halperin / @markhalperin: I want to offer a heartfelt and profound apology to the President and the viewers of Morning Joe.My remark was not funny.I deeply regret it.
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Mark Halperin Calls Obama ‘A Dick’
Dan Amira / New York Magazine: Mark Halperin Suspended After Calling President Obama a ‘Dick’ on Live TV
Dennis DiClaudio / Indecision Forever: Mark Halperin Calls the President a Bad Word, Internet Implodes
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Halperin apologizes for Obama comment
Gschwarzcnn / CNN: TRENDING: MSNBC contributor suspended over crass quip
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of the British invasion — Editor's Note: Each week, Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of news for the Lab. — With the United Kingdom one of the countries suffering the economic doldrums …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK: Daily Mail Uses Online Coupons To Seek Print Loyalty
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Could Twitter have saved Arrested Development? — If Twitter had been as popular in 2006 as it is today, would Arrested Development still be on the air? That's one of the questions that came to mind today when I read a new report from eMarketer that shows how both TV viewers and broadcasters are using social media these days.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Social Media Brings New Engagement to TV
Social Media Brings New Engagement to TV
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: The Wire, Adweek, The Atlantic Wire, The Huffington Post, The Raw Story, FishbowlNY and New York Magazine
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
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Next Issue Media Works To Build The Storefront Before The Audience Arrives — Magazine joint venture Next Issue Media is adding six titles to its digital storefront on the Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Android-powered Samsung Galaxy as it unveils an integrated app that allows users to keep their digital reads …
Discussion: CNET News
Morgan Guenther / CNET News: Samsung, magazine publishers, demo new tablet editions
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: Editors Weblog, The Huffington Post, Future of Journalism, On Media's Blog, The Atlantic Wire and The Wire
Florence Pichon / Editors Weblog: AP opens office in Pyongyang, North Korea
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Associated Press Opening Bureau In North Korea
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: First, but at what costs? - North Korea: Associated Press will open news bureau in Pyongyang
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
Kelly McBride / Poynter:
Peter Perl: 'I haven't been fired or suspended or fined' for keeping Vargas secret — The Washington Post will reassign some of Peter Perl's duties, but won't demote or suspend the assistant managing editor, who knew that Jose Vargas was an undocumented immigrant, but kept it a secret for seven years.
Discussion: http://www.Stinkyjournalism … and The Huffington Post
Ellie Behling / eMedia Vitals:
Editors as the new audience specialist — I recently met an audience development manager at a major B2B media company, who explained his job to this effect: “We're the ones who get the audience for those of you in editorial to write about.” — When you put it that way, it intrigued me.
Discussion: The Buttry Diary
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: NetNewsCheck Latest, Future of Journalism and Mother Jones
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Village Voice - what if you go on strike but don't stop working but turn to Tumblr instead?
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Curiosity made collaborative: Apture's “Hotspots” feature brings crowdsourcing to link generation — How many times has this happened to you? You're reading an article online, and you come across a word or a reference you don't know — or a topic or term you want to learn more about — but it's not hyperlinked.
Discussion: The Apture Blog, TechCrunch, eMedia Vitals, Future of Journalism and GigaOM
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: The Web Is Full Of Hyperlinks Waiting To Happen, Apture HotSpots Makes Them Happen
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Launched - Apture Hotspots: no idea where you read it? Your curiosity might help.
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Apture HotSpots makes the whole web like Wikipedia
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Flipboard 1.5 Integrates LinkedIn, Adds A Content Guide For Curated News Browsing — An update to social news viewing app Flipboard goes live in the app store today, with a new souped up 1.5 version that optimizes the reader experience even further. Earlier this week we had the chance …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and AllThingsD, more at Techmeme »
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Flipboard Adds Industry News Feeds From LinkedIn
Andrea Morabito / Broadcasting & Cable:
‘Anderson’ to Show Lighter Side of CNN Host — Cooper will continue to travel, tape three days a week to balance schedule — New York — Now that Anderson Cooper is launching a syndicated daytime talk show, he can finally reveal how much he likes the Real Housewives franchise.
Discussion: The New York Observer, Adweek, Washington Post, TVNewser and The Huffington Post
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer: Morning Links: Conrad Black Will Redeem Himself to Canada With Literature
D.M. Levine / Adweek: Anderson Cooper Talks About New Daytime Talk Show Says he can interview reality stars and keep news cred By D.M. Levine
Sarah Anne Hughes / Washington Post: Anderson Cooper takes down ‘Real Housewives’ Countess LuAnn's new song (Video)
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Anderson Cooper On His Upcoming Syndicated Show: ‘This is not a news program’
Emily Tess Katz / The Huffington Post: Anderson Cooper Talks New Daytime Talk Show
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.
Discussion: TVNewser, mediabistro.com, Baltimore Sun, Gretawire and The Wire
David Cohen / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 06.30.11
David Zurawik / Baltimore Sun: Glenn Beck, Fox end dark, nasty cable era today
Greta Van Susteren / Gretawire: Glenn Beck and Fox News Channel
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: rbr.com, MediaPost and NetNewsCheck Latest