Guy Adams / The Independent:
High percentage of shareholders may have voted against Murdoch — How many shareholders voted against Rupert Murdoch? And why hasn't he yet revealed full results of the elections which took place at the AGM of his media conglomerate News International last week?
David Leigh / Guardian:
BBC inquiry over solicitor's ‘rogue reporter’ phone-hacking admission — Julian Pike from Farrers law firm said he had known NoW executives were making misleading statements about scandal — The BBC has referred the royal solicitors, Farrers, to the profession's disciplinary body …
Discussion: Forbes, Media & Entertainment and paidContent:UK
Nathaniel Parish Flannery / Forbes: Rupert Murdoch Maintains Control of News Corp
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian: News International makes concession over Glenn Mulcaire damages
Richard Blackden / Telegraph: Rupert Murdoch urged to sell off newspapers by top News Corp shareholder
Tim Adler / Deadline.com: Hacking Update: “No Bombshell” As Les Hinton Testifies; James Murdoch Scheduled To Face MPs On November 10
James Robinson / Guardian: Hinton: I was right to say hacking wasn't rife
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
WikiLeaks' money woes brings end to leak of secrets — WikiLeaks is to stop publishing state secrets because it is running out of money, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. — The whistleblowing website set up by Julian Assange said that it is temporarily suspending publication of leaks to fight a “blockade” by credit card companies.
Adrian Chen / Gawker: Julian Assange Spent Wikileaks' Money Doing Nothing
Katerina Nikolas / Top Digital Journal News: WikiLeaks forced to suspend publication to fund-raise
Paul Sawers / The Next Web: WikiLeaks to suspend all publishing operations
Tim Bradshaw / @tim: Assange: “This financial blockade is an existential threat to #WikiLeaks.” If not torn down by end of year, WL “cannot continue its work”
Katherine Travers / Editors Weblog: WikiLeaks: strapped for cash but not short of ideas
Patrick Smith / @psmith: JA: “It is correct we have material on Bank of America, as we do on several countries and several banks.” #wikileaks
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: New MacBook Pros, Google's Rumored Music Store Launch, Steve Jobs Bio Out: Today's Top Stories
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine: WikiLeaks to Stop Publishing Until They Raise More Money
Press Gazette: Wikileaks suspends publishing to fight credit card companies and ensure ‘financial survival’
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: Assange: Wikileaks will suspend publishing, financial blockade has “destroyed” 95% of income
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 …
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Erik Wemple, The Awl, Chickaboomer, Prof Chris Daly's Blog, FishbowlLA, Gannett Blog and Free Press
Choire Sicha / The Awl: Who Got Rich From Strangling Newspapers?
Profdaly / Prof Chris Daly's Blog: David Carr is right again
Matthew Fleischer / FishbowlLA: Wall Street Bonus Culture Destroying the Newspaper Biz
Wall Street Journal:
NBC Unable to Shake Slide in Ratings — NBC's downward slide is getting steeper. — Long a ratings laggard, the network has fallen further behind its competitors this fall, heightening the challenge facing its new owner Comcast Corp. as it works to mount a turnaround.
Discussion: Company Town
Brian Steinberg / AdAge: ‘Rock Center’ Winning Higher Ad Rates Than Some NBC Stalwarts
Huffington Post Canada:
Le Huffington Post Québec: French-Language Edition Of HuffPost Coming To Canada … AOL Canada , AOL Canada Huffington Post , AOL Huffington Post Quebec , AOL Quebec , French Canada Huffington Post , French Canada Media , French Huffington Post , HPMG Canada , HPMG Quebec …
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Agency says HuffPo story payout sets precedent
Agency says HuffPo story payout sets precedent
Discussion: Editors Weblog and Forbes
Hannah Vinter / Editors Weblog: Onwards and upwards for the Huffington Post?
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes: Newspaper Guild Drops Boycott of the Huffington Post
Brian Steinberg / AdAge:
‘American Idol,’ NFL Duke it out for Priciest TV Spot — Watch out, Steven Tyler. The Green Bay Packers are rushing you. — Long TV's most expensive program for advertisers, “American Idol” is now neck-and-neck with NBC's “Sunday Night Football” as the costliest prime-time show on this year's schedule …
Discussion: TVbytheNumbers, TVNewser and New York Magazine
Robert Seidman / TVbytheNumbers: It's that time of year, and Advertising Age has released …
Margaret Lyons / New York Magazine: How Much Does a 30-Second Commercial Cost?
Netflix to Launch Service in the UK and Ireland for Streaming Movies and TV Shows in Early 2012 — Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the leading global Internet movie subscription service, today announced it will expand to the United Kingdom and Ireland in early 2012, offering unlimited TV shows …
Discussion: Forbes, VentureBeat, GigaOM, GigaOM, Guardian, TechCrunch, Techland, Fast Company, Pocket-lint, The Next Web, AllThingsD, This is my next, Future of Journalism and Business Insider, more at Techmeme »
MarketNewsVideo com / Forbes: Irish Eyes Will Be Watching Netflix As It Launches 2012 British Invasion
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Netflix heads to the U.K. and Ireland in early 2012
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Netflix Q3 numbers: Recovery or downward spiral?
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM: Netflix launch in UK and Ireland planned for early 2012
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Netflix to launch in UK and Ireland in 2012
Nidhi Subbaraman / Fast Company: China Bans ‘Occupy Wall Street’ …
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Netflix UK launch confirmed for 2012
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Netflix officially confirms it will launch in the UK and Ireland in 'early 2012′
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Netflix Heads to U.K. to Take on Amazon
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Netflix's streaming movies and TV Shows soon available in the UK and Ireland
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Tina Brown Preps Daily Beast TV Original video set to launch in Nov. — Tina Brown's recent forays on the Web and in print have so far had uncertain results. Can she make it on TV? We'll soon see: Daily Beast TV is getting ready to launch in November. — The venture has been described as an online talk show.
Discussion: TVNewser, mediabistro.com, FishbowlNY and Poynter
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Tina Brown Returns to TV with ‘Daily Beast TV’
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Daily Beast TV to Launch in November
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Tina Brown to launch Daily Beast TV in November
Matt Kinsman / Folio:
The Atlantic Sees 19 Percent Jump in Ad Revenue for Third Quarter — Publisher remains on track for “multi-million dollar” profit in 2011. — For the 12th consecutive quarter in a row, The Atlantic is reporting gains in print and online revenue. In third quarter 2011 …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Mashable!
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: The Atlantic Posts Revenue Gains for 12th Straight Quarter
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: The Atlantic Posts Ad Gains in Both Digital and Print
Elana Zak / 10,000 Words:
4 Questions With ProPublica's New Social Media Editor — The role of social media editor is a relatively new, and highly coveted, spot in newsrooms. While there are still a lot of questions about what exactly this job entails, everyone can agree that there needs to be at least …
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
The Bestsellers: Steve Jobs And The Importance Of Pre-Orders — On the official morning of its release, Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs is #1 on the Kindle bestseller list, #1 in Apple's iBookstore and #2 on the Nook bestseller list. It is not yet showing up on the Kobo or Google (NSDQ: GOOG) …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Forbes and The Corsair
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
CBS posts the full 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson — Steve Jobs's biographer answered questions about the Apple founder's life on CBS's 60 Minutes last night, and now you can watch the interview online. — The special interview was recorded about two weeks after Job's unfortunate death.
Discussion: Forbes, PC Magazine, CBS News, Softpedia News, Bits, ZDNet and Guardian, more at Techmeme »
Alice G. Walton / Forbes: Steve Jobs' Cancer Treatment Regrets
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Biographer on Jobs: ‘Normal Rules’ Don't Apply
Nick Wingfield / Bits: Steve Jobs's Search for His Father
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: Jobs ‘annoyed and depressed’ following iPad announcement, biography reveals
Newspaper Association of America:
Traffic to newspaper websites increases 20 percent in past year — Double-digit growth in multiple categories demonstrates high level of engagement by newspaper website visitors; — More than 110 million unique visitors in Q3; strong reach in key demographics continues
Discussion: NYT Media Decoder, Adweek, NetNewsCheck Latest, Agence France Presse and FishbowlNY
Tanzina Vega / NYT Media Decoder: Group Says Newspapers Aren't Dead, They're Alluring
Emma Bazilian / Adweek: Newspaper Website Audiences Up 20 Percent in Past Year
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Mattel buys Hit Entertainment for $680m — Thomas the Tank Engine and Bob the Builder have a new home after the US toymaker finally purchases Hit — Hit Entertainment, home to children's TV favourites Thomas the Tank Engine and Bob the Builder, has been acquired by US toymaker Mattel for $680m (£426m) in cash.
MarketNewsVideo com / Forbes: Mattel Brings Thomas The Tank Engine On Board
Dan Walker Smith / Adweek: Mattel Buys HIT Entertainment for $680m
Jack Mkirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Are These The Next ‘Early Show’ Hosts? — Could Charlie Rose and Gayle King become the next hosts of “The Early Show”? — The New York Post reported on Monday that Chris Licht, the vice president of programming at CBS News and the former executive producer of “Morning Joe,” is in talks with Rose …
Discussion: TVNewser, New York Post, Media Decoder, @brianstelter and Chickaboomer
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Charlie Rose on CBS ‘Early Show’ Talks: 'I'm intrigued by the fact that they want to do it differently'
Cindy Adams / New York Post: ‘Early’ eyes Rose, King
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: Charlie Rose in Talks With ‘The Early Show’
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Charlie Rose confirms he's in talks w/ CBS about a morning gig: http://t.co/VCWb66E8 He tells me he would not give up his PBS show though.
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Howard Kurtz Asks If Media Too Slow To Give President Obama Credit For Muammar Gaddafi Killing — On Sunday morning's Reliable Sources, host Howard Kurtz took the media to task for having roundly criticized President Obama's decision to get involved in Libya, but failing to give …
Discussion: Erik Wemple
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
CBS Correspondent Robert Pierpoint Dies at 86 — Longtime CBS News correspondent Robert Pierpoint died yesterday from complications following hip surgery. He was 86. — Pierpoint covered six Presidents for CBS, from Dwight Eisenhower in 1957 to Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Discussion: rbr.com, Business Insider and eBookNewser
Henry Blodget / Business Insider: Here's What TV Reporters Are Really Wearing When They Look Like They're Dressed In Suits
Dianna Dilworth / eBookNewser: Walter Isaacson Discusses Steve Jobs Book On 60 Minutes