David Carr / New York Times:
The Media Equation: Bonuses Worthy of Protest for Gannett and Tribune Executives — Almost two weeks ago, USA Today put its finger on why the Occupy Wall Street protests continued to gain traction. — “The bonus system has gone beyond a means of rewarding talent and is now Wall Street's primary business …
Janet Maslin / New York Times:
Books of The Times: ‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson - Review — After Steve Jobs anointed Walter Isaacson as his authorized biographer in 2009, he took Mr. Isaacson to see the Mountain View, Calif., house in which he had lived as a boy. He pointed out its “clean design” and “awesome little features.”
Seth Abramovitch / Gawker: New York Times Issues First 'Angry Birds'-Related Correction
Joe White / App Advice: Steve Jobs' Biography Gets Its First Review
John Boudreau / Mercury News: New biography of Steve Jobs paints a man of contradictions
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: The Steve Jobs Reading List: The Books And Artists That Made The Man
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: The Steve Jobs biography.
David Sarno / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Steve Jobs biography: His thoughts on Android, cancer, Bill Gates
Christina Bonnington / Gadget Lab: Steve Jobs Bio: Its 6 Most Surprising Reveals
Craig Silverman / Regret the Error:
The New York Times offers an amusing Angry Birds correction — An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the premise of “Angry Birds,” a popular iPhone game. In the game, slingshots are used to launch birds to destroy pigs and their fortresses, not to shoot down the birds. Link
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Why Apple's virtual Newsstand is driving a surge in magazine, newspaper iPad app subscriptions — A couple weeks ago I predicted that Apple's virtual Newsstand for iPads and iPhones would provide “a little more convenience for the user, and a little more discoverability for the publisher — but nothing here is a game-changer.”
Discussion: Monday Note, Future of Journalism, Publishing Executive …, Adweek, Daring Fireball and @mathewi
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note: Apple's Newsstand: Wait for 2.0
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Apple's Newsstand is a huge driver for magazines, newspapers iPad app subscriptions
Thea Selby / Publishing Executive E-media News: Why Apple's virtual Newsstand is driving a surge in magazine, newspaper iPad app subscriptions
Lucia Moses / Adweek: Apple's Newsstand Boosting Mag Sales, but Will It Last?
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Newsstand Is Driving a Surge in Magazine, Newspaper iPad App Subscriptions
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
‘Public Parts’ and its public parts: In a networked world, can a book go viral? — Last month, Jeff Jarvis published his new book, Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live. Last week, Evgeny Morozov published a scathing review of it.
Tony Ortega / Runnin' Scared:
Scientology Targeted South Park's Parker and Stone in Investigation — Another interesting revelation at Marty Rathbun's blog this morning: Rathbun released what he said was an internal Scientology document which suggests that the church targeted Trey Parker and Matt Stone …
Discussion: Moving On Up a Little Higher and Gawker
Heather Ford / MediaShift Idea Lab:
Wikipedia Isn't Journalism, But Are Wikipedians Reluctant Journalists? — Wikipedia articles on breaking news stories dominate page views on the world's sixth-largest website. Perhaps more importantly, these articles drive the most significant editor contribution — especially among new editors.
Bill Carter / New York Times:
In a Gloomy Economy, TV Sitcoms Are Making a Comeback — In television, funny is money again. — For the better part of a decade, while drama became more ambitious, and reality shows became more outrageous, comedy had the worst track record in prime time.
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
Ping: Zines Have a Resurgence Among the Web-Savvy — ON a trip to an indie bookstore in Brooklyn in the summer, I came across a curious creation: a small, black-and-white publication that consisted entirely of snapshots of Lindsay Lohan, known for her movie roles in “Mean Girls” and …
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Zines have a resurgence among the web-savvy
Dan Beyers / Washington Post:
Editor's Note: We'll be focusing on entrepreneurship with a new Web site offering — Capital Business is sprouting a suburb. Our new neighborhood is called On Small Business, and it is starting out as a new Web channel at washingtonpost.com/on-small- business.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Don't think of it as a newspaper — it's a data platform — Many newspapers and other traditional media entities still think of themselves as delivering their content in a specific package, although most are trying hard to build an online readership as well, or experiment with iPad and Facebook apps (not to mention paywalls).
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Newspaper Guild Drops Boycott of the Huffington Post — Remember when the 26,000-member Newspaper Guild called a boycott against the Huffington Post over its use of unpaid writers? Well, that's over. Seven months after it kicked off, the boycott ended today with a brief, conciliatory statement from the Guild.
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room:
On Facebook, NATO Chief Announces End to Libya War — This has to be a first in the annals of social media. The commander of NATO's Libya war has announced his intent to end hostilities through Facebook. — In a short post on his Wall Friday morning, Adm. James Stavridis told the world …
Discussion: ZDNet and VentureBeat
Emil Protalinski / ZDNet: Via Facebook: NATO Commander reveals plans to end Libya mission