Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
EXCLUSIVE: Media Pioneer Jim Romenesko To ‘Semi-Retire’ — NEW YORK — When Jim Romenesko attended an annual Poynter Institute board meeting in 2002, a few years after bringing his pioneering brand of media blogging and aggregation to the journalism school's site, some of the country's top editors complained …
Discussion: Poynter, American Journalism Review, Mediaite, LA Observed, @remrieder, @jbflint, Runnin' Scared, @amyalex63, @rafat, @mbrookstaylor, @romenesko, @vivianschiller, @brianstelter, @carr2n, @ditzkoff, Media Decoder, @mat, @fromcarl, FishbowlNY, @rafat, @rafat, The Atlantic Wire, @jayrosen_nyu, @howardkurtz, @arimelber, @jeffsonderman, @michaelroston, @aarongell, AdPulp, Adweek and ShortFormBlog
Julie Moos / Poynter: Romenesko announces his semi-retirement
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review: The Romenesko Revolution — He has had an enormous impact on media coverage.
Zara Golden / Mediaite: Media News Blogger and Aggregator Extraordinaire Jim Romenesko Says He's Ready To Retire
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Romenesko to semi-retire from media aggregating
Rem Rieder / @remrieder: The end of Western civillization as we know it: “Romenesko announces his semi- retirement” http://t.co/tKRuYtN
Joe Flint / @jbflint: In honor of Jim Romenesko's plans to slow down, I dug up this classic Modern Humorist parody of his site. Enjoy! http://t.co/JOGOR1p
Rosie Gray / Runnin' Scared: Nikki Finke's Voice Coming To Taxis; Jim Romenesko Announces Semi-Retirement; Shaq Pursued Newsweek Writer
Amy Alexander / @amyalex63: Romenesko to “semi-retire?” I 'member when JR, Dick Prince & I were pretty much the only Internet ppl covering media. http://t.co/uiljjKe
Rafat Ali / @rafat: Also, @romenesko was my main inspiration when I first started @paidContent in '02 & he was the first blog to link to it.
@romenesko: After 12 great years with Poynter, I'm going part-time + starting my own site. http://t.co/ebfoNKg http://t.co/3aeqfkK
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: .@Romenesko is semi-retiring: http://t.co/RAdpDod Jim & a few others inspired me to start @TVNewser—& to treat aggregation as journalism.
David Carr / @carr2n: This story comes as no surprise to the all of Romo's obsessive readers. It's been underway for a while. http://t.co/1XpWjsX
Dave Itzkoff / @ditzkoff: Either Jim @Romenesko has to stay or Bill Watterson has to draw Calvin and Hobbes again. Otherwise I can't take it.
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: Romenesko, Media's Chronicler, Announces Retirement
Apocryphal Mat Honan / @mat: I remember being worried when @romenesko went to Poynter because I feared The Obscure Store would suffer I was so wrong on so many levels
Carl Lavin / @fromcarl: Lessons from @romenesko: process is product, link to sources, exec & other job shuffles fascinate, volume matters, one person can=change.
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Jim Romenesko Announces ‘Semi-Retirement’
Rafat Ali / @rafat: Now media is *really* dead, even @Romenesko is semi-retiring http://t.co/zlLHaFM
Rafat Ali / @rafat: .@romenesko was how I learned about media when I first came to U.S. back in 1999 to do my Masters from IU Bloomington.
Rebecca Greenfield / The Atlantic Wire: Jim Romenesko Is Retiring, Kind Of
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: The man who taught much of American journalism what “blog” and “aggregation” are. @Romenesko announces semi-retirement: http://t.co/QLR3l52
Howard Kurtz / @howardkurtz: Jim Romenesko semi-retiring? The guy who invented media aggregation? Is that allowed? http://t.co/XNTvAIT
Ari Melber / @arimelber: Long ahead of the curve, @Romenesko moves on to his own pasture http://t.co/yVz3Q3P by @mlcalderone c @andrewsorkin
Jeff Sonderman / @jeffsonderman: Thanks to Jim @Romenesko for building so much of the @Poynter audience I'm now able to write for. What's next: http://t.co/TtLAcd2
Michael Roston / @michaelroston: Feel like I owe a lot of my own successes to @Romenesko's support via links and kind encouraging e-mails. Can't wait to see his next act.
@aarongell: New York's media reporters cry out in unison as @romenesko declares intention of no longer linking all their stuff... journ.us/p0zcO9
Emma Bazilian / Adweek: Jim Romenesko to ‘Semi-Retire’ from Poynter
Bill Mitchell / Poynter:
How the Romenesko Years have changed journalism and Poynter — It was the summer of 1999, still early days on the Web, and former Poynter president Jim Naughton and I were scheming ways of creating a site that journalists would find useful to the point of habit-forming.
Dylan Byers / Adweek:
Slate Lays Off Jack Shafer, Several Others — Slate, the online news magazine owned by the Washington Post Company, has laid off a number of employees, including editor-at-large Jack Shafer, Adweek has learned. — “We have made some editorial changes, including a small reduction in our full …
Discussion: American Journalism Review, Poynter, paidContent, New York Magazine, @jackshafer, @dangillmor and @antderosa
Rem Rieder / American Journalism Review: Why Would Someone Ax Jack Shafer?
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Slate lays off press critic Shafer, others
Caroline Bankoff / New York Magazine: Slate Lays Off Jack Shafer
Jack Shafer / @jackshafer: Reading these tweets is like reading a series of short and flattering obituaries. Being dead has never felt so good. Thanks, y'all.
Dan Gillmor / @dangillmor: Unfortunate: Slate is laying off @jackshafer — he's one of the main reasons I visit the site in the first place. http://t.co/NutT9ut
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: I hope we hire @JackShafer, cause somebody sure as hell will.
Mark Lisheron / American Journalism Review:
A Fearless Media Critic — Slate's Jack Shafer has distinguished himself with his uncompromising approach to his craft. Fri. August 26, 2011 — Senior Contributing Writer Mark Lisheron (email@example.com) is Austin bureau chief for Texas Watchdog, a government accountability news Web site.
Discussion: On Media's Blog and LA Observed
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Slate lays off four, including Jack Shafer
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Slate lays off media writer Jack Shafer
Steve Myers / Poynter:
Journalists freed from Rixos hotel in Tripoli — After being held at the Rixos hotel in what increasingly seemed like a hostage situation, about three dozen people, including journalists and foreign diplomats, were released Wednesday. CNN Senior International Correspondent Matthew Chance …
Zara Golden / Mediaite: Hostage Situation: Journalists Held By Pro-Gaddafi Forces In Tripoli Hotel (Update)
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer: Journalists Freed from Rixos Hotel in Tripoli, Four Others Captured Elsewhere in Libya
Jon Slattery: Committe to Protect Journalists: ‘Trapped journalists in Tripoli must be treated as civilians’
Andrea Morabito / Broadcasting & Cable: Journalists Freed From Tripoli's Rixos Hotel
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire: The Journalists Being Held Hostage In A Tripoli Hotel Have Been Freed
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette: Trapped journalists freed from Tripoli hotel
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
On the Media: A front-row seat to Libyan rebellion
On the Media: A front-row seat to Libyan rebellion
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Time Warner to Subsidize Subscribers' TV Device — Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's top cable and Internet providers, said on Tuesday that it would subsidize some purchases of a set-top box called Slingbox that allows users to watch their home television programming from anywhere, like a vacation home or a mobile phone.
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Got Time Warner Cable Wideband? How About a Free Slingbox?
Casey Chan / Gizmodo: Time Warner Is Giving Away Slingboxes for Free*
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Breaking China's wall. Disney not marveled. Free Slingbox!
Emma Bazilian / Adweek: TWC to Pay for Some Subscribers' Slingboxes
Jeff Baumgartner / Light Reading: Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) will use Slingboxes …
Martin Belam / currybetdotnet:
Let's train journalists for the future, not for the past — I'll be speaking tonight at the London Hacks/Hackers meeting, and one of the points I'll be making is that the digital publishing revolution is a perpetual revolution, one that requires constant learning.
Discussion: One Man & His Blog, AndyDickinson.net, newsplexer and Press Gazette
newsplexer: Press Gazette | UK Editors: ‘Traditional skills more important than new media’ :: that's a non-sequitur::
Michaelle Bond / American Journalism Review:
Aggregating Without Aggravating — What are the best practices when it comes to collecting the material of other news outlets? Wed. August 24, 2011 — Michaelle Bond (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an AJR editorial assistant. — The day after media columnist Simon Dumenco wrote a post commenting …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Amanda Lucci / eMedia Vitals: Aggregating without aggravating
D.M. Levine / Adweek:
Hulu Buyer May Be Getting a Network, Not a Video Platform — Hulu's network partners—ABC, NBC and Fox—have had a famously ambivalent relationship with the video venture since its launch in 2008. Now, as Hulu readies itself for a sale with initial bids due on Wednesday …
Graeme Hamilton: Quebec seeks special status for select journalists — MONTREAL — Who hasn't experienced the mild annoyance of being passed over in favour of someone whose credit card is shinier or whose airline ticket is pricier? — Soon, if a Quebec government proposal to award professional status …
Discussion: Rehak/Stuebing Mostly Media
David Weigel / Slate:
The Krugman Google+ Saga: Or, Why Fact-Checking is Important … - Completely Implausible Republican Candidates Who May Still Join the Race! - Why Patricia Marx Made the Heroine of Her New Novel a Lingerie Designer - Are East-Coast Buildings as Earthquake Proof as West-Coast Buildings?
Discussion: Campaign Fix, Hot Air, MediaPost, The Huffington Post, Mediaite, Digital Trends, Poynter, Media Research Center and Paul Krugman
Allahpundit / Hot Air: Krugman(?): If only the earthquake had done more damage, the economy would have gotten a boost; Update: Not Krugman
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Google+ Locks Down Photos, Authenticates Profiles
Jason Linkins / The Huffington Post: Paul Krugman Impersonator Uses Google Plus To Make Stupid Arguments In Bad Faith
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite: Becoming Paul Krugman: How A Google+ Account Tricked Twitter
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter: Earthquake reminds journalists they risk falling for online hoaxes when news breaks
Clay Waters / Media Research Center: Krugman Gets Angry Over Fake Quote, But His Real Ones Are Just As Bad
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
As Football Season Kicks Off, Bleacher Report Raises $22 Million More — Bleacher Report may have spent much of its life quietly climbing the rankings of top sports destinations, but it's not being bashful or patient anymore. — In a little more than a year, it has hired Brian Grey as its new CEO …
Discussion: The Business Insider
Interview: Anthony Shadid — Anthony Shadid is a foreign correspondent for the New York Times. Over his fifteeen year career he has won numerous awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes, for his coverage across the Middle East. Shadid's fluency in Arabic and his deep understanding of the region …
Gautham Nagesh / The Hill:
ICE arrests NY man for illegally streaming boxing, UFC events — Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested a New York man accused of running a website that illegally streamed Pay Per View boxing and mixed martial arts events over the Web on Tuesday. — Queens native Mohamed Ali, 19 …
Nicholas Carlson / SAI:
Is Jon Miller Up To Something Big At News Corp? Or Nothing At All? — Former AOL CEO Jon Miller joined News Corporation as its “King of Digital” back in March 2009. — In the beginning, he talked a lot about turning around MySpace. Eventually he backed off that as it became clear no such thing would ever happen.