Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Netflix Abandons Plan to Rent DVDs on Qwikster — Abandoning a break-up plan it announced last month, Netflix said Monday morning that it had decided to keep its DVD-by-mail and online streaming services together under one name and one Web site. — The company admitted that it had moved …
Discussion: The Official Netflix Blog, AllThingsD, paidContent, Gawker, @pkafka and The Moviefone Blog, more at Techmeme »
Reed Hastings / The Official Netflix Blog: DVDs will be staying at netflix.com
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: That Was Qwik: Netflix Dumps Qwikster, Won't Split DVD-Streaming Accounts
Lauri Apple / Gawker: Netflix Scrapping That Whole Qwikster Idea
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Wall St. likes Reed Hastings' 180: NFLX up 8% pre-market. http://t.co/WVfRpugJ
Christopher Rosen / The Moviefone Blog: Netflix Was Totally Kidding About Qwikster
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Fox News and Hannity at the Top After 15 Years — ATLANTA — When the Fox News host Sean Hannity arrived at Centennial Olympic Park here on Thursday night, some of the hundreds of fans who had been waiting for him since sunset rushed to the rope line for handshakes and autographs.
Discussion: The New York Observer
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Layoffs follow pay cut at Poynter's St. Petersburg Times — When he announced a recent 5 percent pay cut for staff and change in severance payments, St. Petersburg Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash said the cost-cutting “will likely include further job reductions,” and now it has.
Dan Roberts / Guardian:
The Guardian is opening up its newslists so you can help us make news — Get in touch with reporters and editors via Twitter and have your say during our open newsdesk trial — Few documents are more carefully guarded in newspaper offices than the newslist.
Discussion: 10,000 Words, Fast Company and eMedia Vitals
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK:
Guardian's iPad Newspaper Edition Will Cost £9.99 Per Month — Eighteen months after iPad launched and following a long gestation, The Guardian is finally on the verge of getting its iPad edition out the door. — Though it will be free for three months after launch thanks to a sponsorship …
Julia Angwin / Wall Street Journal:
Secret Orders Target Email — The U.S. government has obtained a controversial type of secret court order to force Google Inc. and small Internet provider Sonic.net Inc. to turn over information from the email accounts of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
Discussion: Digits, Mashable!, @wikileaks, msnbc.com, CNN, CNET News, @csoghoian, Agence France Presse and Boing Boing, more at Techmeme »
Julia Angwin / Digits: The Little ISP That Stood Up to the Government
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Today's Top 5 Stories in Tech, Mobile & Business
@wikileaks: Attacks on WikiLeaks reveal who can be trusted on the internet and in the media. Twitter, Sonic, yes. Google, NYT, Guardian, no.
Simonhernandezarthur / CNN: POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, October 10, 2011
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Justice Department ramps up WikiLeaks e-mail probe
Christopher Soghoian / @csoghoian: Glad that WSJ blew the lid on Google's receipt of a 2703(d) order in #wikileaks case. Rumors of this have been swirling in DC since March.
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: Secret US Court Order demands email data for WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Bloomberg Bows Luxe Mag — Through its terminal business, Bloomberg LP has served as a tool for financiers to make money. Now, it'll tell them how to spend it. — Bloomberg Markets, the monthly magazine sent free to terminal subscribers, will test Bloomberg Pursuits …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Bloomberg Markets to spin off new magazine
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Independent website to launch paywall for non-UK readers — New York Times-style system of 20 free articles a month is part of push to bolster Independent's multimedia credentials — The Independent, which celebrated its 25th birthday on Friday, is to launch a paywall for non-UK readers …
Discussion: Adweek, Journalism.co.uk and The Next Web
Dan Walker Smith / Adweek: U.K.'s Independent Newspaper Introduces Paywall
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk: Independent to launch metered paywall outside UK
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Ofcom to investigate ITV over ‘IRA’ video game footage — Media regulator launches inquiry into how ITV mistakenly included video game clip in documentary on Gaddafi and the IRA — Media regulator Ofcom has launched an investigation into how ITV mistakenly included video game footage …
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Reliable Sources Panel Analyzes The Difference Between Tea Party And Occupy Wall Street Media Coverage — One of the biggest criticisms of the media's Occupy Wall Street coverage is that it has been generally less dismissive of Tea Party protests in the past and hasn't been nearly as kind to the Wall Street protestors.
Discussion: ThinkProgress, Media News, AdAge, The New York Observer, Forbes and Gawker
Ali Gharib / ThinkProgress: Conservative Writer Admits ‘Infiltrating’ 99 Percent Movement To ‘Mock And Undermine’ It
European Journalism Centre / Media News: Occupy Wall Street newspaper raises USD 54,000 on Kickstarter
Matthew Creamer / AdAge: Occupiers on Wall Street as Madison Avenue Parties on
Aaron Gell / The New York Observer: Slavoj iek Speaks to Occupy Wall Street
T. Scott Gross / Forbes: Small Business, Occupy Wall Street Is Aimed at You!
Lauri Apple / Gawker: Octet Invades Disabled Vet's Home, Throws Week-Long Party
Keach Hagey / The Politico:
NPR prepares for a new reality — The last time NPR hired a CEO, it poached her from The New York Times. This time, it looked to the makers of “Sesame Street.” — By selecting someone with virtually no newsroom experience but a long history of both defending the federal funding …
Discussion: Poynter, On Media's Blog and ABCNEWS
Steve Myers / Poynter: Jarvis: NPR affiliates ‘are as doomed as newspapers’
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: NPR plans for ‘eventualities’