Om Malik / GigaOM:
Martin Nisenholtz, Senior VP of Digital, leaving New York Times — Martin Nisenholtz, one of the most respected executives in the online media world, is leaving the New York Times, where he has been senior vice president of digital operations for quite awhile and has helped oversee …
Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post: New York Times' Head Of Digital Operations Announces Retirement
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Martin Nisenholtz, SVP New York Times, retires end of the year
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap: N.Y. Times Digital Chief to Retire
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: NY Times Digital Boss to Retire
Rafat Ali / @rafat: The biggest shot NYT can now fire across industry is to NOT have a head of digital, as digital is its OS now.
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
NYT Digital Head Martin Nisenholtz Retiring; Won't Be Replaced — Martin Nisenholtz is leaving the New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) after 16 years as the driving force behind its digital strategy. His plan to retire as SVP of digital operations at the end of the year was a surprise to many but was known by some internally.
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Martin leaves the Times
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
NY Times sues Huffington Post over parenting blog — The New York Times Co has sued AOL Inc to force its Huffington Post online news website to rename a parenting blog with a similar name to its own. — In a lawsuit filed late Friday in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan ...
Discussion: Future of Journalism
Nick Davies / Guardian:
News of the World hired investigators to spy on hacking victims' lawyers — Exclusive: Investigators followed and filmed lawyers of hacking victims in apparent bid to gather material on their private lives — The News of the World hired a specialist private investigator to run covert surveillance …
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Jon Slattery and BBC
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Barnes & Noble Officially Unveils The 7-Inch Nook Tablet — In late September, Amazon unveiled a $199 tablet called the Kindle Fire. Obviously this left a massive divide in the market between the much pricier iPad 2 and the new Kindle Fire, which Barnes & Noble has this morning responded to.
Discussion: Fast Company, AllThingsD, ZDNet, L.A. Times Tech Blog, CNET News, PC Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Pocket-lint and mediabistro.com, more at Techmeme »
Austin Carrtoday / Fast Company: Nook Tablet Kicks Off Flame War With Kindle Fire
James Kendrick / ZDNet: Summary: The Nook Tablet was announced today, and since …
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Tablet at $249 as Kindle Fire rival
Donald Bell / CNET News: Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Barnes & Noble Unveils $249, 7-Inch Nook Tablet
Tom Loftus / Wall Street Journal: B&N Rolls Out a More Tablet-y Nook
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet launched
Gayle Feldman / The Bookseller:
Barnes & Noble plans international Nook launch — Barnes & Noble is to expand its e-book service internationally next year, the company's chief executive has revealed. The development was revealed at the company's New York press conference at which it unveiled its $249 Nook Tablet …
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent: Barnes & Noble Introduces $249 Nook Tablet; Calls Kindle Fire ‘Deficient’
Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times:
At PBS's NewsHour, Departures, Questions and Complaints — It's never good when a news organization loses its political editor just a year before a presidential election. But in the next two weeks, “The PBS NewsHour” will say goodbye not only to its political editor, David Chalian …
Discussion: Future of Journalism and Free Press
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
If WikiLeaks is dying, then the NYT is partly to blame — In a New York Times piece on the weekend, media writer David Carr argues that WikiLeaks is dying — or at least on life support — for a number of reasons, including founder Julian Assange's court case and a funding crisis that has caused …
Discussion: Scripting News
David Carr / New York Times:
Is the WikiLeaks Movement Fading?
Is the WikiLeaks Movement Fading?
Discussion: Future Journalism Project and Big Journalism
Notable / Future Journalism Project: The End of WikiLeaks as we Know it?: — Via David Carr, New York Times:
P.J. Salvatore / Big Journalism: Monday Crib Sheet: Wikileaks Fades, Newsweek Had A Reputation?
New York Times:
NBC Struggles for Its Footing — Coming into a new television season, about the only solace for the new management regime at NBC was that the network's prime-time fortunes had been so bad for so long, things could not get much worse. — Oh yes they could — and they have.
Discussion: TVbytheNumbers and Chickaboomer
Bill Gorman / TVbytheNumbers: NY Times Notes NBC Ratings Woes, But TV Insider Advice To NBC Is Nonsense
Marty / Chickaboomer: NBC: Grim Reaper
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Dish Networking: Owner explores live cable channels for Web — Charlie Ergen is weighing a move to offer live cable channels via the Web, likely under his Blockbuster brand name, The Post has learned. — Ergen, who runs satellite provider Dish Network Corp., is talking to program providers …
Discussion: Business Insider, TVWeek.com and Company Town
Noah Davis / Business Insider: Dish Is Trying To Blow Up The Traditional Cable Model, Wants To Offer Individual Channels Online
Chuck Ross / TVWeek.com: Dish May Set Up Live Blockbuster Channels Online
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Time Warner Cable experiences huge system-wide outage — Hey you — did your internet just freak out? Is it still freaking out? You're not alone: Time Warner Cable customers across the country are experiencing strange outages and slowdowns, and the company says it's recovering from a …
Discussion: CNET News and PC Magazine, more at Techmeme »
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Time Warner Cable gets hit with ‘large’ outage
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Time Warner Experiences Brief Nationwide Outage
Matthew Flamm / Crain's New York:
Amazon Publishing nabs Deepak Chopra book — Amazon Publishing, the Manhattan-based imprint of the Seattle e-tailing giant, has acquired the next book by best-selling author Deepak Chopra, according to two publishing executives. The deal marks the imprint's third foray
Roger Ebert / Chicago Sun-Times:
The chimes at midnight — Unless we find an angel, our television program will go off the air at the end of its current season. There. I've said it. Usually in television, people use evasive language. Not me. We'll be gone. I want to be honest about why this is. We can't afford to finance it any longer.
Discussion: Deadline.com, Business Insider, Speakeasy, Hollywood Reporter, The Wrap, The Huffington Post, The Corsair and ArtsBeat
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com: ‘Ebert Presents At The Movies’ May End Its Run Next Month Over Funding Issues
Kevin Lincoln / Business Insider: Roger Ebert's ‘At The Movies’ Will Shut Down Soon Unless He Can Find Funding
Kimberly Nordyke / Hollywood Reporter: Roger Ebert Says His Movie-Review Show Will End If He Can't Find Financial Backing
Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post: Roger Ebert Sends SOS For His Show