Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Nick Davies, Ana Marie Cox join Guardian's new U.S. operation — Nick Davies, the reporter who's blown the lid off some of the biggest scoops of the U.K. phone-hacking scandal for the British newspaper, will join the American operation next spring. I first reported last month that he was considering making the move.
Discussion: The Wrap, Future of Journalism, FishbowlDC, On Media's Blog and Guardian
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Nick Davies, Ana Marie Cox join Guardian's new U.S. operation
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC: Ana Marie Cox's Next Act: The Guardian
Burgess Everett / On Media's Blog: The Guardian relaunches U.S. web edition
Janine Gibson / Guardian: Unveiling the Guardian's new US homepage
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer:
Megan McCarthy Named Observer News Editor — Megan McCarthy has been named news editor of The New York Observer, editor Elizabeth Spiers announced today. — “Megan has a great eye for a story and I look forward to seeing her talents contribute to making an Observer that's faster and more agile,” Ms. Spiers said.
Discussion: Poynter, Felix, Gawker, @jason, Yahoo! News, FishbowlNY, @mathewi, @kevinmarks, @espiers, @megan and @megan
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Mediagazer's McCarthy joins NYO; Guardian's U.S. operation gets Davies, Cox
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: The Season of Media Job Changes Is Here (Autumn)
Jason Calacanis / @jason: go @Megan McCarthy! Named Observer News Editor (@kstoeffel / The New York Observer) http://t.co/ylpcklrS
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News: The New York Observer grabs Mediagazer's ‘human editor’
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The New York Observer Hires News Editor
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: only question now, with @Megan joining the Observer, is what happens to @mediagazer?
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: congratulations to @megan and @espiers http://t.co/jmIneANJ commiserations to @gaberivera
Elizabeth Spiers / @espiers: So I hired @Megan . http://t.co/GwNRLDJH
Megan McCarthy / @megan: If I've seen especially insane and/or secretive in the last few weeks, now you know why!
Megan McCarthy / @megan: Mediagazer will continue. And we're hiring! http://t.co/T0SaLIZH
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Facebook sends news sites more traffic than Twitter, revised study shows — Survey results that initially showed Twitter driving more traffic to news sites than Facebook were incorrect, the company behind the study says. — Outbrain issued revised results last week that show Facebook actually drives …
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Former ‘Newsweek’ Editor Meacham Joins ‘Time,’ Officially — In April, Adweek reported that ex-Newsweek editor Jon Meacham switched teams and wrote his first cover story for Time magazine. Now, Meacham and Time have made their relationship official: He's joined the magazine as a contributing editor.
Jon Meacham / Time: In God We Trust
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Inside the Globe Lab: Building the tools to make the Boston Globe's two-site strategy work — Why exactly does The Boston Globe need a lab? I ask not out of Lab sensitivity (in that “we had one before labs were cool” way), but in the practical sense. Most newspapers aren't known for spending …
Discussion: Future of Journalism and beta.boston.com
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
For morning TV's ‘bookers,’ a constant race to secure ratings-grabbing guests — A tornado tears across southwestern Missouri, visiting devastation on the small town of Joplin. The dramatic news breaks in network TV newsrooms in New York in the early evening hours of May 22. What next?
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Behind the Scenes at the Booker Wars
Ki Mae Heussner / Adweek:
Ad Buyers on AOL-Microsoft-Yahoo Deal: What's in It for Us? — Apparently applying the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” philosophy, AOL, Yahoo, and Microsoft are reportedly working on a deal to sell each other's online advertising inventory. But while the plan may help the three tech giants compete …
Discussion: AdAge, New Media Age, Guardian, Fortune and Wall Street Journal
Jason Del Rey / AdAge: Levinsohn: Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL ‘Have Similar Challenges’
Ronan Shields / New Media Age: AOL, Microsoft and Yahoo in ad sales pact
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian: Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft ‘in ad link-up’
Dan Mitchell / Fortune: Are AOL, Yahoo and Microsoft desperate?
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal: Google's Rivals Unite on Ads
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Barry Diller Skewers AOL For Firing Michael Arrington From TechCrunch — Earlier today at The Paley Center for Media's International Council, IAC Chairman and Senior Executive Barry Diller took the stage for a keynote conversation with Jason Hirschhorn, CEO of reDEF Group.
Ane Howard / VatorNews: Arrington tweets about his new “personal” blog
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable: Diller: Cash Keeps Hollywood Quiet On Net Neutrality
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site: I'm sorry, but Arianna Huffington could beat the living s**t out of Tim Armstrong and Barry Diller …
Emma Bazilian / Adweek: Michael Arrington to Launch ‘Personal’ Blog
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Michael Arrington has a new blog, scolds TechCrunch editor
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer: Marie Claire Editor Abigail Pesta Will Lead Tina Brown's Women's Initiative
Latoya Peterson / Poynter: In TechCrunch world, readers value interpretation as much as information
Kristen Wyatt / Associated Press:
News executives say mobile delivery future of news — News executives opening the Associated Press Managing Editors meeting in Denver on Wednesday said mobile news delivery offers newspapers and other media companies a good opportunity to make money in the digital world.
New York Post:
Wolff tracks seen — Publisher Prometheus Global Media has started searching for a replacement for Adweek Editor Michael Wolff amid an internal back-and-forth over the direction of the company, The Post has learned. — Prometheus backer Jimmy Finkelstein, who hired Wolff to overhaul Adweek …
Discussion: Gawker and New York Magazine
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Is the Michael Wolff Adweek Experiment Almost Over?
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine: Michael Wolff Out Soon at Adweek, Says Post, Again
Johann Hari: A personal apology — I've written so many articles over the years laying bare and polemicising against the errors and idiocies of other people. This time, I am writing an article laying bare and polemicising against the errors and idiocies of myself. If you give it out, you have to take it.
Discussion: Poynter, Journalism.co.uk, Mixed Media, The First Post, blogs.telegraph.co.uk, Guardian, Jon Slattery, The Daily Dish, Reason and The Huffington Post
Steve Myers / Poynter: Johann Hari blames plagiarism on ignorance, pledges to post audio of all interviews in the future
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Johann Hari's Overdue, Dishonest, Meaningless Apology
Cristina Odone / blogs.telegraph.co.uk: Johann Hari hounded me for years: all he gets is four months' unpaid holiday from the Independent.
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Johann Hari Apologizes
Matt Welch / Reason: Johann's Journalistic Hari-Kari
Amy Wicks / WWD:
Changes Coming to Condé Nast — MASTHEAD UPHEAVAL: Publishing changes are on the horizon at Condé Nast, and all eyes are on Brides. Rumors have been circling the title for a while but sources insist Carolyn Kremins, vice president and publisher, is expected to move …
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Rumor Mill Cranks at Condé
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Digits:
Arrington Talks New Blog (and How He ALMOST Stayed at AOL) — Michael Arrington is returning to the blogosphere. — The blogger, who is leaving AOL and TechCrunch over a fight over his new venture capital fund, said in an interview that he plans to start a personal blog in the coming days.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
What media companies can learn from Walmart — As reported in a number of places, Walmart has acquired OneRiot: a startup that originally tried to do social search before pivoting to focus on social advertising. OneRiot joins a unit called Walmart Labs, which the giant retailer created earlier …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals, ClickZ and WebProNews, Thanks:terryflynn
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: What media companies can learn from Walmart
Christopher Heine / ClickZ: Walmart Buys Ad Targeting Firm OneRiot
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Walmart Buys OneRiot
Zachary Lichaa / Business Insider:
AOL's Next Attempt At Social Networking Is Bebo-Meets-Patch — Is AOL about try social networking again? — Earlier this month AOL filed five applications with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) designed to enhance the company's online local and community based service offerings.
Discussion: What's Trending …
Matthew Arevalo / What's Trending with Shira Lazar: Is NVIBE AOL's New Social Network?