Jxpaton / Digital First:
Digital First: The Next Step — Today marks another important step for Digital First. — As announced earlier this morning, we have formed a new company - Digital First Media Inc. It will manage both the Journal Register Company and Media News Group and its mission will be to accelerate …
Jonathan Cooper / Journal Register Company: Journal Register Company Announces The Creation of Digital First Media Inc.
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: Digital First, indeed
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: New Company Led By John Paton Will Manage Journal Register, Media News
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Journal Register and MediaNews group announce Digital First Media: focus on local news
Michael Roberts / The Latest Word: John Paton named MediaNews Group CEO: What's it mean to MNG's pay-wall experiment?
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Is John Paton the savior newspapers have been waiting for?
Hannah Vinter / Editors Weblog: JRC's Jim Brady: Uniting ‘digital first’ with a face-to-face approach
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
A wave of consolidation? Some context on MediaNews, Journal Register, and Alden Global Capital — The big newspaper news this morning is that two of the nation's largest remaining chains, Journal Register Co. and MediaNews Group, are executing something like a merger-without-merging.
Discussion: News after Newspapers and Gannett Blog
Martin Langeveld / News after Newspapers: MediaNews group under new management
Steve Myers / Poynter:
MediaNews and Journal Register Co. brought under one roof with John Paton at helm — Journal Register Co. announced Wednesday that it is creating a company called Digital First Media Inc. to manage it and MediaNewsGroup. John Paton will be CEO of Digital First and will act as CEO of MediaNews …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Carol Bartz Out at Yahoo; CFO Tim Morse Named Interim CEO — According to sources at the company, Yahoo's Carol Bartz is no longer CEO of Yahoo. CFO Tim Morse has been named interim CEO. — The situation around what is clearly an ouster is uncertain, but Bartz has had a very rocky tenure in her 32 months at the company.
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Om Malik / GigaOM: After the CEO, Yahoo needs to fire its board
Fred Schruers / The Wrap: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz's Ouster Not Just About the Numbers
MarketNewsVideo com / Forbes: Bartz Shown The Door At Yahoo!, Over The Phone
Jason Boog / mediabistro.com: Hulu Bidders on the Menu
Snoop Dogg / @snoopdogg: Im takn over as tha CEO of Yahoo. Need sum of tha Snoop Dogg content ya digg. Nuff Said.
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Carol Bartz's Memo to All Employees: I've Just Been Fired
Pat McCarthy / ConversionRater: Where Yahoo's Properties Stack Up
Kenna McHugh / SocialTimes.com: Yahoo Chairman Fired CEO Carol Bartz Over the Phone
Ki Mae Heussner / Adweek: After Bartz, What's Next for Yahoo?
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Yahoo fires chief executive Carol Bartz as company's ad share falls to Google, Facebook
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet: Microsoft renews its real-time search vows with Twitter
Maxwell Wessel / Business Insider: Blame Yahoo's Board For The Company's Failed Turnaround
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz canned, sends farewell via iPad
Tom Loftus / Digits: I'm Fired: Sent from My iPad
Tim Edwards / The First Post: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz fired by phone
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: With Carol Bartz Out As CEO, Yahoo Needs To Find Its Own “Steve Jobs”
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Yahoo jumps after Bartz ousted by phone
Abbey Klaassen / AdAge: Yahoo Board Fires CEO Carol Bartz As Portal's Struggles Continue
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Yahoo shares rise after exit of CEO Carol Bartz
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Carol Bartz Fired From Yahoo
John Ebbert / AdExchanger.com: CEO Carol Bartz Fired By Yahoo!; Microsoft Ramps Display As VivaKi Urges MSFT On
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Yahoo Fires Bartz: Numbers Speak Volumes
Rip Empson / TechCrunch: Bartz Fired; Morse Named Interim CEO; Yahoo Board Creates Circle Of Elders To Decide Company Fate
Nikhil Pahwa / MediaNama: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Fired; What Happens To India Biz?
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Yahoo's CEO: 'I've Just Been Fired Over the Phone'
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Updated: Bartz Out At Yahoo; Fired Over The Phone
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News: Carol Bartz out as Yahoo! CEO, ending 30-month, sometimes-tumultuous tenure
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Is Yahoo Harbinger for AOL?
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Yahoo CEO Bartz: 'I've just been fired over the phone'
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: How Bartz Didn't Help Yahoo Mobile
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Carol Bartz Is Out As CEO Of Yahoo
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: As Yahoo Continues to Struggle, CEO Carol Bartz Is Fired
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Yahoo Fires Bartz; Morse In as Temporary CEO
Chris Marlowe / Digital Media Wire: Yahoo! Board Removes CEO Carol Bartz
Shelly Palmer / Shelly Palmer Digital Living: Yahoo Fires CEO Carol Bartz
Aaron Holesgrove / OzTechNews.com: UPDATED: I called it! Carol Bartz is s**t-canned as CEO of Yahoo. The exciting part comes next.
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: Report: Bartz Out as CEO of Yahoo
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Report: Bartz out as Yahoo CEO
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Bartz Out at Yahoo, Hong Kong Apple Store Near Opening Day, Dutch Hack Led To Spying In Iran
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Once Display's Ad Sales Leader, Trends Now Favor Yahoo Rivals
Once Display's Ad Sales Leader, Trends Now Favor Yahoo Rivals
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: Yahoo's Bartz is Out, But Who's In?
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Was Sexism A Factor In Carol Bartz's Yahoo Firing?
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine: What's Next for Yahoo After Carol Bartz?
Tom Loftus / Digits: Tech Today: Groupon IPO on Ice?
Eric Jackson / Forbes.com: Eric's News Stream
Henry Blodget / Business Insider: And Here's The Most Depressing Thing Ever Written In The 17-Year History Of Yahoo...
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Facebook, Google gain - Carol Bartz is out as CEO of Yahoo
C.W. Anderson / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Information's triumph? Three ways TechCrunch challenges ideas of journalism … In the spirit of doing what one does best and linking to the rest, I'll dispense with a lengthy overview of the controversy that erupted when AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Silicon Valley power-broker …
Discussion: Guardian, Betabeat, BetaNews, TheMediaBriefing and VentureBeat
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat: Obligatory Taiwanese Animation of TechCrunch Scandal Is Actually Pretty Funny
Rory Brown / TheMediaBriefing: Can big media companies successfully handle digital media entrepreneurs?
Dylan Tweney / VentureBeat: Arrington puts a $30M pricetag on journalistic ethics
Chadwick Matlin / Fortune:
The “end of TechCrunch”? It might not be such a bad thing
The “end of TechCrunch”? It might not be such a bad thing
Discussion: Betabeat and Editors Weblog
Katherine Travers / Editors Weblog: The TechCrunch saga — ... The awkward moment when you realise …
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:
Phone hacking: Evidence to MPs gives James Murdoch room for manoeuvre — Colin Myler and Tom Crone did not deal a fatal blow — Colin Myler and Tom Crone may have come to the select committee with pistols loaded, but they did not fire the fatal shot at James Murdoch.
Discussion: The Wrap, Media Matters for America, Press Gazette, PC Magazine, The Independent, Crikey, Adweek and BBC
Alexander Zaitchik / Media Matters for America: Inside The New York Post : What We Know About Murdoch's U.S. Tabloid And The Men Who Run It
Kelly Alford / Press Gazette: Tom Crone versus Parliament: Detailed transcript of a bruising encounter
Amber Jamieson / Crikey: Top NotW execs dispute James Murdoch's evidence
Katie Feola / Adweek: New Phone Hacking Testimony Contradicts James Murdoch's
Sarah Ellison / Vanity Fair: Murdoch And The Vicious Circle
Caroline Binham / Financial Times: Media groups apply for key status in inquiry
Guardian journalist questioned over alleged phone-hacking leaks — Case raises concerns about attempts to criminalise contact between journalists and off-the-record sources — A Guardian journalist has been questioned by police officers investigating alleged leaks of information from Operation Weeting …
Discussion: Press Gazette, Telegraph, Business Insider and Jon Slattery
Hugh O'Connell / Business Insider: A Reporter At The Guardian Was Questioned About Hacking Scandal Leaks
Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
Media Analysts Begin To Slash Ad Spending Forecasts As Economy Craters... When the economy weakens, one of the first expenses that companies cut is advertising spending. — Especially advertising spending on old, dying media in which performance is unmeasurable—e.g., newspapers.
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite To Support iOS 5 Newsstand — For immediate release — Publishers To Create Newsstand-enabled Applications with Full Support for Subscriptions — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that publishers will be able to use Adobe® Digital …
Discussion: 9to5Mac, MacStories, Startup Meme, App Advice, Electronista and The Next Web
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Adobe announces iOS 5 Newsstand support in Digital Publishing Suite
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Apple Newsstand Will Have Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Support On iOS 5
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Adobe Announces Support For Newsstand
Steve Buttry / The Buttry Diary:
Suggestions (but not standards) for live tweeting — “Do you know of any standards for content of live tweets?” a commenter asked on my blog recently. — “I have students live tweet meetings and speeches. Would love some specific guidelines for what makes a good tweet,” asked Michele Day …
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Newsweek Daily Beast Co. Hires New President Rob Gregory jumps from Plum TV By Lucia Moses — The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. is getting a new president. CEO Stephen Colvin picked Rob Gregory, a veteran of Maxim and Rolling Stone with whom he worked at Dennis Publishing, for the newly created position.
Discussion: MiamiHerald.com, AdAge and On Media's Blog
Ina Paiva Cordle / MiamiHerald.com: Plum TV announces layoffs
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Eli Lake to Newsweek/The Daily Beast
Steve Smith / MediaPost:
Ralph Lauren Takes Over The Times iPad App, Reminds Us What A ‘Sponsor’ Does — If you haven't yet caved to the New York Times paywall restrictions and ponied up the subscription fee, then you may have let your iPad app for the brand lie unused in recent months.
Elena Perez / Medialets: Medialets Enables Groundbreaking Tablet Campaign with First-of-its-Kind, Built-in Shopping Bag …
Andrew Adam Newman / New York Times:
Bloggers Don't Follow the Script, to ConAgra's Chagrin — IN August, food bloggers and mom bloggers in New York were invited to dine at an underground restaurant in a West Village brownstone run, apparently, by George Duran, the chef who hosts the “Ultimate Cake Off” on TLC.
Discussion: The New York Observer and Gawker
Mike Swift / Mercury News:
YouTube becomes entertainment destination — Just for laughs, San Jose's Dylan Hart and a college friend posted a video on YouTube in 2007 about charging an iPod using an onion and a bottle of Gatorade. — More than 9 million views later, that video — uploaded at 5 a.m …
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
Ticker Taped: The 9/11 News Crawl — At 10:49 a.m. on Sept. 11, 21 minutes after the North Tower of the World Trade Center began to collapse, Fox News launched a news ticker—a ribbon of all-caps text along the bottom of the screen made up of headlines from scenes occurring off camera …
Discussion: TVNewser and Inside Cable News
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Top 40 UK news websites: BBC still leads Mail Online — The BBC News website still remains comfortably ahead of the Mail Online in terms of UK online visitors, according to research compiled for Press Gazette. — The UKOM/Nielsen data is based on a survey of 50,000 people accessing …
Discussion: The Next Web