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: Future of Journalism, The Wrap, 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, Gawker, FishbowlNY, @kevinmarks, @mathewi, @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)
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The New York Observer Hires News Editor
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: congratulations to @megan and @espiers http://t.co/jmIneANJ commiserations to @gaberivera
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: only question now, with @Megan joining the Observer, is what happens to @mediagazer?
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 …
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, Mixed Media, The First Post, Guardian, blogs.telegraph.co.uk, Journalism.co.uk, 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
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, Fortune, Guardian, Wall Street Journal and Media Week
Jason Del Rey / AdAge: Levinsohn: Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL ‘Have Similar Challenges’
Dan Mitchell / Fortune: Are AOL, Yahoo and Microsoft desperate?
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian: Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft ‘in ad link-up’
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal: Google's Rivals Unite on Ads
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
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.
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
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, WebProNews, AdExchanger.com and VentureBeat, 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
John Ebbert / AdExchanger.com: Consolidation Tuesday! Walmart Buys OneRiot For Social Stream; Tribal Fusion Owner Adds More Video With AdoTube
Gregory Ferenstein / Fast Company:
Reading Rainbow: The Next Generation — The iconic brand returns—with a 21st-century upgrade for iPads. — LeVar Burton, a children's literacy advocate and a former star of Star Trek: The Next Generation, plans to make an ambitious comeback, giving the once-loved Reading Rainbow brand a 21st-century upgrade.
Discussion: WebProNews, App Advice, TUAW and The Loop
Josh Wolford / WebProNews: Reading Rainbow Gets A Reboot
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: “Reading Rainbow” To Be Reborn As An iPad App
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Reading Rainbow to be rebooted for iPad
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Reading Rainbow gets iPad reboot
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
New Subscribe button lets journalists use Facebook like Twitter — Facebook announced a new feature today that competes directly with Twitter and will make it easier for journalists to use their personal profiles to share updates and links with the public. Facebook users can now visit …
Discussion: Adweek, TechCrunch, Editors Weblog, the Econsultancy blog, Softpedia News, The New Persuaders, Media News, eMedia Vitals and VentureBeat
Emma Bazilian / Adweek: Facebook Gets Twitterized with ‘Subscribe’ Feature
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Along With Subscriptions, You'll Soon Be Able To Update Twitter From Facebook
Katherine Travers / Editors Weblog: Facebook launches a ‘subscribe’ button
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: With a Subscribe button, Facebook becomes more like Twitter
European Journalism Centre / Media News: Facebook lets users track posts from strangers
Rob O'Regan / eMedia Vitals: New Facebook feature will aid journalists
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Facebook adds “subscribe” function to profiles
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
No Signs of Ad Slowdown at CBS, Moonves Says — Upfront ad orders firming up — CBS is still not seeing any signs of an advertising slowdown, CEO Les Moonves told an investors' conference Wednesday. — “I know people are saying it should be slowing down; we're just not seeing it,” …
Discussion: MediaFile and Company Town
Paul Thomasch / MediaFile: File under acceptance: CBS knows it must pay up for the NFL
Joe Flint / Company Town: CBS becoming less reliant on ad dollars
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
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?
Max Blumenthal / CJR:
Conflict in Israel? — A problematic speaking deal at The New York Times — Running the Jerusalem bureau for The New York Times is a tough job in a hypersensitive area, one that attracts more than its share of slings and arrows. So maybe it is best not to hand out extra arrows, as Ethan Bronner seems to have done.