Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Dowlers and Hugh Grant give evidence - live — Live coverage as the actor and murdered schoolgirl's parents become the first alleged phone-hacking victims to give evidence — 11.18am: Lord Leveson asked Smith whether she thinks she was targeted because of her own profile or that of her former partner, the Labour MP Dennis MacShane.
Discussion: The Independent
Stephen Glover / The Independent: The celebrities are wrong. No private life should be entirely off-limits
Cahal Milmo / The Independent:
Watchdog asked to investigate NI emails — The Government's information watchdog has been formally asked to re-open its investigation into News International's storage of archived emails after the company disclosed that it sends data to India and that some of it was deleted on the orders of executives in London.
Discussion: ABC News
Jay Rosen / ABC News: News Corp is Bad News
Ian Burrell / The Independent:
Sky News' star reporters angry at scrutiny of reporting practices — The satellite broadcaster BSkyB has appointed outside lawyers to conduct a trawl of the emails of star journalists working on its rolling news channel Sky News to ensure that there is no evidence of stories being obtained by illicit news-gathering methods.
HOW I ENDED UP LEAVING POYNTER … That email pressured me to disclose something I intended to keep to myself for a few more months. — My response to Julie: … She came back with this: … The changes she refers to were launched on April 18, the first day of my earlier vacation.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Media Nation, @pkafka, @kvox, @jonhenke, @palafo, @moorehn, @jpodhoretz, @johnemcintyre, @markdubya, @mathewi, @mattderienzo, Future of Journalism, ShortFormBlog and Kirk LaPointe's …
John Biggs / TechCrunch: The Tick-Tock: When Big Names Leave, Who Wins?
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: Romenesko and the perils of aggregation (III)
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Even if, for love-your-mother-check-it-out sake's skepticism, you wonder if @romenesko isn't telling full story, poynter comes off terribly
Karen Wickre / @kvox: Reading @romenesko's excellent tick-tock ‘How I ended up leaving Poynter’ http://t.co/M6fxnAfW - No respect for Poynter. H/t @Ed.
Jon Henke / @jonhenke: In the Romenesko/Poynter divorce, Jim Romenesko just won http://t.co/tz6xqA4a
Heidi N. Moore / @palafo: I think Poynter's going to fire me and try to ruin my rep so none of their advertisers will go w/ me on the new site." http://t.co/chhY2urS
Heidi N. Moore / @moorehn: I think Poynters going to fire me and try to ruin my rep so none of their advertisers will go w/ me on the new site. http://t.co/chhY2urS
John Podhoretz / @jpodhoretz: Oh, Julie Moos of Poynter. You are not going to enjoy what happens to your reputation after this. http://t.co/t23p1ISR
John McIntyre / @johnemcintyre: Jim Romenesko describes his break with Poynter: http://t.co/EzvjxLR5
Mark W. Smith / @markdubya: Jim @Romenesko returns, with a blog post about Aggre-gate http://t.co/RXNqZPKv #seewhatididthere
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: finally, we get Jim Romenesko's version of how he was forced out by Poynter — sad end to a great career there: http://t.co/xquwZ4gC
Matt DeRienzo / @mattderienzo: .@romenesko's new site launches with: “How I ended up leaving Poynter” http://t.co/x6eN8Ny5
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Jim Romenesko: how I ended up leaving Poynter
Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
Occupy PressThink: Tim Pool — “Being a livestream he acts as ‘eyes and ears’ for the viewers. Literally. People will tell him to move the camera somewhere and he'll do it. They'll ask for interviews with someone, and Tim will go over and do so... The viewers will ask him questions …
Discussion: Quote and Comment, The latest episodes …, Future of Journalism, GigaOM and ReadWriteWeb
Quote and Comment: Tim Pool, the man behind @TheOther99, is bringing the Max Headroom prophecy to life.
Doug Anderson / The latest episodes from On The Media: Q&A: TIM POOL ON STREAMING OCCUPY WALL STREET
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: OccupyWallStreet - What happens when journalism is everywhere? News out of control
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: What happens when journalism is everywhere?
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: How Storifying Occupy Wall Street Saved The News
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Protest Puts Coverage in Spotlight — As police officers cleared protesters last week from Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan, the birthplace of Occupy Wall Street, they made sure most reporters were kept blocks away, supposedly for their own protection. — But in almost every other respect …
Matt Lynley / Business Insider:
Mashable Fires Editor At Large And Top Writer Ben Parr — UPDATE: Mashable has confirmed with us that Ben Parr was fired on Friday. — EARLIER: Mashable's editor at large Ben Parr has left the fast-growing news site, Business Insider has learned. — Parr had originally intended …
Discussion: AllThingsD and ShortFormBlog, more at Techmeme »
Daniel Frankel / The Wrap:
Ted Forstmann, CEO of IMG Worldwide, Dead at 71 — Ted Forstmann, former investment banker and CEO of IMG Worldwide, has died following a battle with brain cancer. — He was 71. — The company announced the death on Sunday, writing on its website: — “It is with great sadness …
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
James O'Keefe's plans derailed by infighting, lack of funding — After pulling off the brazen hidden camera sting credited with bringing down the liberal organizing group ACORN, James O'Keefe dreamt up an even bolder plan: to build a permanent undercover video operation that would expose institutions of the American left.
Steve Myers / Poynter: Someone is bound to do a video sting of James O'Keefe
John P. Mello Jr. / PC World:
Publisher Drops Copyright Claim, Favors Fair Use — Fair use online is recognized when a newspaper plaintiff drops its appeal in a case pushed by third-party copyright enforcer. — If you've ever copied an excerpt from an online publication and pasted it in a public place on the Internet …
Discussion: Future of Journalism, VEGAS INC, Electronic Frontier Foundation and Techdirt
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: Stephen Media drops copyright claim, in favor of “Fair Use”
Dan Hirschhorn / AdAge:
Pandora Opens Box of Targeted Political Advertising — Targeting Congressional Districts With Audio Ad Breaks and Display Ads — The latest catchy “Foster the People” tune may soon have a different introduction on Pandora: vote for this guy. — The streaming music service announced Friday …
Discussion: Future of Journalism, Press, rbr.com and Wall Street Journal
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: 2012 presidential election (US) - Pandora opens box of targeted political advertising
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal: Pandora Tells Candidates It Can Help Locate Voters