Jerry Barmash / FishbowlNY:
Cuts, Changes Come to Financial Video Service, Reuters Insider — It's been 17 months since Thomson Reuters debuted an online financial video news service, available to Reuters subscribers. — However, much like the recent layoffs dotting the radio landscape, (Cumulus, Clear Channel) …
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Wrong target market? - Reuters Insider reduces editorial staff
Todd A. Heywood / The American Independent:
Hundreds Cut By Clear Channel Yesterday
Hundreds Cut By Clear Channel Yesterday
Discussion: The New York Observer
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Longtime Washington Post exec Bo Jones to MacNeil/Lehrer — After more than three decades with The Washington Post, Bo Jones will become President and CEO of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, which produces “PBS Newshour.” Jones, who is currently chairman of The Washington Post …
Discussion: FishbowlDC, On Media's Blog, @bobbymacreports, TVNewser and The Wrap
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC: Where's Bo's Newsroom Memo?
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: WaPo chairman leaves for “PBS NewsHour” producer
Robert MacMillan / @bobbymacreports: Don Graham puts Bo Jones on par with Ben Bradlee, Len Downie, says he won crucial lawsuits for paper, kept it out of many more.
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Bo Jones Named president of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap: Washington Post Chairman Exits to Run ‘PBS NewsHour’
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
Netflix Takes Up a Third of Internet Bandwidth Traffic shifting from computers to connected devices — Netflix may have lost 800,000 subscribers last quarter, but there are still more than enough streaming fans left over to hog nearly a third of peak Internet bandwidth.
Discussion: Digits, FT Tech Hub, Bloomberg and VentureBeat, more at Techmeme »
Tom Loftus / Digits: Tech Today: Nintendo Fails to Level Up
Phill Tutt / FT Tech Hub: RIM faces lawsuit over BlackBerry outages
Chikodi Chima / VentureBeat: Report: Netflix hogs 32 percent of peak Internet bandwidth
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog:
NYT says target of O'Keefe sting didn't work for them — James O'Keefe's Project Veritas is out with the Part II of its “To Catch a Journalist” project, which captures, with what appears to be a hidden camera, a talk that NYU professors Clay Shirky and Jay Rosen are giving to what seems to be a group of students.
Discussion: Betabeat, Big Journalism, Mediaite and James O'Keefe's Project …
Joel B. Pollak / Big Journalism: New O'Keefe Video: Jay Rosen, Clay Shirky Discuss How the New York Times Promoted Obama, Protected Occupy
Steve Myers / Poynter:
James O'Keefe takes aim at Clay Shirky, Jay Rosen — In the second installment of his “To Catch a Journalist” series, James O'Keefe has produced a surreptitiously recorded, heavily edited video starring NYU professors Clay Shirky and Jay Rosen. In the video, Shirky, who is described …
Discussion: Forbes, Mediaite, Globe and Mail and The Wrap
Kenneth Rapoza / Forbes: Occupy Wall Street's ‘Robin Hood Tax’ A Tough Sell At G20
Colby Hall / Mediaite: Joe The Plumber Visits Occupy Wall Street Protests, Finds ‘Really Great People’
Simon Houpt / Globe and Mail: Occupy Wall Street, the brand
Analyst: Digital fees not enough to help NY Times — Citigroup analyst downgrades NY Times, expects print ad woes to trump gains from digital fees — Related Quotes … NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times' digital paywall is unlikely to collect enough revenue to offset a long-running decline …
Discussion: Poynter, Nieman Journalism Lab and FishbowlNY
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Citigroup Analyst Downgrades New York Times Stock
Brooks Barnes / Media Decoder:
Disney Channel to Be Introduced in Russia — LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Company on Thursday said it had completed a deal to introduce a nationally broadcast version of the Disney Channel in Russia, one of the world's last big untapped entertainment markets.
Discussion: Company Town
Dawn Chmielewski / Company Town: Broadcast version of Disney Channel to launch in Russia
Dan Gillmor / Guardian:
Wikileaks payments blockade sets dangerous precedent — The mainstream media should be up in arms about corporations' ability to choke off sources of WikiLeaks' funding — Suppose you are the proprietor of an information service. Your customers buy what you sell using the major payment systems …
Eric Jackson / Forbes:
David Kenny Won't Be the Next CEO of Yahoo! — Image by Getty Images Europe via @daylife — David Kenny stepped down as President of Akamai (AKAM) yesterday at the same time the company reported good numbers that caused the stock to jump 14% after-hours.
Garett Sloane / New York Post: Kenny in Yahoo! leader loop
Christopher Soghoian / New York Times:
Without Computer Security, Sources' Secrets Aren't Safe With Journalists — BRAVE journalists have defied court orders and have even been jailed rather than compromise their ethical duty to protect sources. But as governments increasingly record their citizens' every communication …
Discussion: FishbowlLA and Editors Weblog
Matthew Fleischer / FishbowlLA: Protecting Whistleblowers in the Digital Age
Katherine Travers / Editors Weblog: Do you need to learn to code?
Kobo to become a publisher — Canadian-based e-book seller Kobo is following in Amazon's footsteps and creating a publishing arm that will deal directly with authors, CBC News has learned. — Kobo, whose major shareholder is Indigo Books, will roll out its program sometime next year, according to CEO Michael Serbinis.
Discussion: GalleyCat, eBookNewser and TeleRead
Dianna Dilworth / GalleyCat: Kobo To Publish Books
Dianna Dilworth / eBookNewser: Kobo Is Getting Into Publishing
Katie Roiphe / Slate:
Gawker Is Big Immature Baby — Why can't Gawker do nastiness the right way? — One bright day a book came across my desk with a letter from its editor saying that the writer was a “big fan” of my work and would like a blurb. As the writer was from Gawker it seemed a tiny bit surprising that she would be …
Discussion: The New York Observer, New York Magazine, Gawker and Poynter
Kat Stoeffel / The New York Observer: Katie Roiphe Critiques Emily Gould-Era Gawker
Noreen Malone / New York Magazine: Katie Roiphe Doesn't Really Like Gawker
Emily Gould / Gawker: Katie Roiphe Is Big Immature Baby
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: Victim of Gawker barbs says the site is ‘all tone, no content’
Nick Bilton / New York Times:
What's Really Next for Apple in Television — “I've finally cracked it!” Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple, told his biographer, Walter Isaacson. — Although Mr. Jobs was referring to Apple's plans to build a full-fledged television, he was not actually referring to the TV set …
Discussion: VentureBeat, GigaOM, Mashable!, AppleInsider, The Next Web, MacStories, Electronista, 9to5Mac, App Advice and Fast Company, more at Techmeme »
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple will need more than Siri to make its TV plans succeed
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: A voice-controlled future is finally upon us
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: NYT: A Siri controlled television is a “guaranteed product for Apple”
Federico Viticci / MacStories: NYT: Siri-Controlled Apple Television “A Guaranteed Product”
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: NYT: Large parts seen in prototype supply chain for Apple's Siri-enabled HDTV set
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: It's Time For Apple To Flip The Switch On TV
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Stop the press releases! PR Newswire sued by rival — (Reuters) - When one distributor of corporate press releases concluded that a rival was trying to steal its secrets, it didn't issue a press release, it went to court. — Marketwire on Wednesday filed a $25 million lawsuit accusing rival PR Newswire …
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform — One of the most common complaints about newspapers' adaptation to the digital world — or, depending on your perspective, their lack thereof — is their failure to create their own versions of Craigslist.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest, Journalism.co.uk, eMedia Vitals, Matt McAlister and SiliconFilter
Sarah Marshall / Journalism.co.uk: New Guardian community platform n0tice invites more users
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: Take n0tice: The Guardian Launches Online Community Noticeboards
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel Back Next-Generation Digital Book Publisher Hyperink — Hyperink, a next-generation digital book publishing platform, has raised $1.2 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, SV Angel, Lerer Ventures, Launch Capital, Cyriac Roeding, Jack Abraham, and others.
Discussion: CNET News, Forbes, VatorNews and The Next Web
Regina Sinsky / CNET News: Hey, book authors! Has Hyperink got a deal for you!
Tomio Geron / Forbes: Hyperink's E-Book Model Turns Publishing On Its Head
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Ebook publisher Hyperink launches with $1.2M
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Comcast Moves NBCU Local's Shopping Guide To DailyCandy — A year after NBC (NSDQ: CMCSA) Universal's local division launched shopping guide network The Feast, the property is being handed over to its Comcast sibling, lifestyle e-newsletter and deals network DailyCandy.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Livestream Refreshes Video Service: “Viewers Can Rewind While Its Live” — Livestream is unveiling a major upgrade to its live video service today. It won't be fully rolled out until December, but you can see a preview of it here or watch the video below.
Discussion: VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, Betabeat and AllThingsD
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Livestream updates service with HD video, live rewind and real-time photos
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: The Incredible Engagement Feedback Loops of Startup Loving TV Host Shira Lazar
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: It's Alive: New Livestream Sounds Like Information Overload
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
CNN's Richard Quest hails news impact of ‘the almighty mobile’ — But worries that teens' screen preferences mean ‘the days of the physical paper are seriously numbered’ — Are mobile phones changing the news industry? An easy question to answer: just look at the number of TV networks …
Louis Bedigian / Forbes:
Will Spotify Pull a Netflix, Screw Over Consumers and Kill its IPO Dreams? — There has been a lot of love for Spotify this year. But you know what they say: if you love something, you have to set it free. — I'm starting to wonder if this applies to entertainment services.
Ian Darby / Campaign:
Dennis Publishing to launch iPad edition of The Week — The Week, Dennis Publishing's news digest title, is launching an iPad edition. — The Week: releasing app — Dennis, which is also testing a web version of the title, is expected to launch The Week app in mid-November.
David Carr: The News Diet Of A Media Omnivore … David Carr has a cold. On Sunday night, the media columnist for The New York Times tweeted to his more than 335,000 followers that he realized he probably had a variation of the common cold — because his drugstore was out of his favorite cold remedy.
Discussion: Gannett Blog and Poynter