Julie Moos / Poynter:
Introducing Poynter's MediaWire — As you may have noticed, our main media news blog has a new name today. The MediaWire blog, formerly Romenesko, has the same purpose as before: to highlight the most interesting journalism issues of the day. To alert us to news we've missed, send tips and suggestions here.
Discussion: Staff Writer and @charlesapple
David Carr / New York Times:
The Media Equation: Paton Prepares His Newspapers for a World Without Print — Last week, John Paton met with executives of the MediaNews Group, the second-largest newspaper chain by circulation in the country, home to papers like The Denver Post, The Detroit News, The Salt Lake Tribune …
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder:
Newsweek, Mired in Red Ink, Cancels Longtime Political Series — It has been one of Newsweek's signature ventures and a staple of American political journalism since 1984. — Every presidential election season, the magazine detached a small group of reporters from their daily jobs for a year …
Shoshana Walter / New York Times:
Occupy Oakland and News Media Coexist Uneasily — Immediately after a man was shot to death Thursday afternoon near the Occupy Oakland encampment, Randy Davis, a cameraman for KGO-TV, turned his lens on a group of protesters helping the victim. Then part of the crowd turned on him.
Discussion: NBC Bay Area and The Nation
Lori Preuitt / NBC Bay Area: Occupy Oakland Braces for Eviction
Greg Mitchell / The Nation: The OccupyUSA Blog: Special Weekend Edition!
Bill Carter / New York Times:
Chelsea Clinton to Report for NBC — NBC is to announce on Monday morning that it has hired Chelsea Clinton to become a full-time special correspondent for NBC News. — The appointment is immediate. Ms. Clinton will show up at the news division offices oon Monday morning, said Steve Capus …
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Stephen Wright / Daily Mail:
Hacking police find ‘bombshell’ emails: Now detectives may want to question James Murdoch — Police investigating phone-hacking at the News of the World have recovered a series of ‘bombshell’ emails which they believe takes the inquiry to ‘a new level’. — The emails were among tens …
Discussion: @afneil and @martin_hickman
Andrew Neil / @afneil: Source close to R Murdoch tells me emails uncovered by police in India (see today's Daily Mail) potentially ‘devastating’ for James M down.
Martin Hickman / @martin_hickman: Veteran Daily Mail crime reporter Stephen Wright says police want to question James Murdoch about bombshell emails. Wright is usually right.
Joe Weisenthal / Business Insider:
Sky News Deletes Tweet Of James Murdoch Arrest
Sky News Deletes Tweet Of James Murdoch Arrest
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter, @skymarkwhite, @fieldproducer, @skymarkwhite, @skynewsbiz, @skynewspr, @paidcontent, @fleetstreetfox, @antderosa and @tcarmody
Mark White / @skymarkwhite: Just spoken to Met Police. They are not aware of any #phonehacking related arrest. Sky Newsdesk checking where tweet originated from
Neal Mann / @fieldproducer: Sky News has no information to suggest that James Murdoch has been arrested and believe the @SkyNewsBiz account has been hacked.
Mark White / @skymarkwhite: Don't get too excited over James Murdoch arrest tweet. Don't think it's true. Trying to get to the bottom of it
Sky / @skynewsbiz: BREAKING: James Murdoch arrested over phone-hacking claims. Questioned at Paddington Green police station at 10pm.
@skynewspr: Every indication is that @SkyNewsBiz account was hacked, we are investigating if and how this could have happened.
@paidcontent: Sky News quickly deleted tweet that its own chairman was arrested; nothing running on TV channel
@fleetstreetfox: Talk of James Murdoch being arrested, seems untrue. No hacking cops would give themselves hours of work on a Saturday night, anyway.
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: Here's a screen shot of the original tweet from @SkyNewsBiz, via @ProducerMatthew http://t.co/FEv4mQbE
Kevin Sexton / The Verge:
Kobo Touch with Offers costs $99.99, adds ads — The Kobo Touch e-reader will soon be available for $40 less thanks to a new version with Offers. Just like on Amazon's Kindle, ads will populate the lock screen and a sliver at the bottom of the homescreen.
Discussion: The eBook Reader Blog, Gizmodo, The Digital Reader, TeleRead, CNET News, Liliputing and Engadget
Andrew Liszewski / Gizmodo: Kobo Touch With (Permanent) Offers Saves You $40
Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader: Kobo Touch Now Comes With Ads - $99
Steven Musil / CNET News: Kobo unveils $99 ad-supported e-reader
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Bachmann Camp Accuses CBS News Of Media Bias After Accidentally Receiving Private E-Mail — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is crying foul after CBS' foreign policy debate yesterday, accusing the network of media bias because of an e-mail that indicated she would not be getting …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times, Mediaite, Hillicon Valley, CNN and TVNewser
Kim Geiger / Los Angeles Times: Michele Bachmann sees bias in stray email
Josh Lederman / Hillicon Valley: CBS on defensive after Republican debate
Peter Preston / Guardian:
Sunday paper sales boom seems to be over — Rivals' circulation gains after News of the World's closure are dropping back — There are three points of interest in October's ABC circulation returns. First, the flexibility of the Sunday redtop market without the dead leader.
New York Times:
CNN Sets Off a Debate on Race and Technology — For nearly two weeks, a debate ignited by a CNN documentary has raged on the Internet about the obstacles to success in Silicon Valley and whether the technology industry is as meritocratic and as color-blind as it aspires to be.
Discussion: Future of Journalism and Chickaboomer
Geoffrey Taylor / Guardian:
Richard Scott obituary — As a family member of the Scott Trust he prevented the merger of the Guardian with the Times in the 1960s — Richard Scott, who has died aged 97, held a series of senior editorial posts on the Guardian and was pivotal to its survival through its worst crisis.
Merrill Knox / TVNewser:
‘Now With Alex Wagner’ Debuts Monday on MSNBC — “Now with Alex Wagner,” the newest addition to the MSNBC daytime lineup, will debut on Monday, the network announced today. — Wagner's show will replace the 12pmET hour of “MSNBC Live” that has rotated fill-in anchors since Contessa Brewer's departure in August.
The Saturday interview: Wendi Murdoch — In her first interview since saving her husband from a foam pie, Wendi Murdoch talks about raising Rupert's children, phone-hacking and that impressive right hook — Wendi Deng Murdoch cuts a dainty figure. Four months after she made headlines around …