Leveson inquiry: Sly Bailey, Richard Wallace, Tina Weaver - live — Full coverage as the Trinity Mirror chief executive and Daily and Sunday Mirror editors appear at the media standards inquiry — 10.09am: Dan Sabbagh has just tweeted: … 10.09am: David Barr, counsel to the inquiry, is doing the questioning this morning.
Discussion: Press Gazette and Press Gazette
Leveson Inquiry: Mirror phone hacking possibly hidden - editor — The Daily Mirror's editor has told a media ethics inquiry that phone hacking “might well have been” taking place when he was the paper's showbiz editor. — Richard Wallace told the Leveson Inquiry he had no knowledge …
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk: Daily Mirror editor: Chris Jefferies case is ‘black mark on my editing record’
Ben Fenton / @benfenton: Asked why no investigation into hacking. #Sly says no evidence & didn't see need.Barr says:Journos move around so ex-NotW people were at MGN
Hacked off / @hackinginquiry: SB: I don't believe I had heard Morgan's allegations over McCartney voicemail in 2007. Lots of journos speculating about hacking. #Leveson
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: Sly explaining the problems of economic downturn in press. Job ads in regionals was £150m at peak now £20m.
Lisa O'Carroll / @lisaocarroll: #leveson. Ex People reporter Dave Brown alleges in written statement he was sent on ulrika jonsson story on the basis of hacked phone msgs
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: Tina Weaver - “almost paralysis in contact between media and the police” since “News International situation”.
Mark White / @skymarkwhite: Weaver concedes that no proper investigation of possible #phonehacking at the Sunday Mirror has been carried out #Leveson
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: Blair asked Wallace to sack a journalist who had criticised him when he was PM. Wallace did not respond, hack still works for DM.
Lisa O'Carroll / @lisaocarroll: #leveson wallace tells of Obama telling Rupert Murdoch he wasn't interested in his support. Wallace:other politicians shd show same backbone
Keir Simmons / @keirsimmonsitv: Editor of Sunday Mirror asked whether the paper has had people's medical records 'I don't believe we have, no' #leveson
Gary Quinn / Tangerine: Journalism: The case for the defence…
Ben Fenton / @benfenton: Relationships became “way too close” between politicians and News Int'l, #Wallace tells #leveson
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Murdoch rant claims are untrue, says Brown — Former PM denies allegation at Leveson inquiry that he said he would destroy mogul after he switched papers' support to Tories — Gordon Brown has made a dramatic intervention in the Leveson inquiry into press ethics, categorically denying …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Fox and Twitter Join Forces for Republican Debate — At the next Republican presidential primary debate on Monday night, Fox News will be measuring viewers' reactions to each answer on Twitter, the social Web site that acts as an online water cooler during big television events.
Discussion: Twitter Blog, WebProNews and TVNewser
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: One Less Candidate for Tonight's Fox News Debate
Greg Sandoval / CNET:
Google calls Murdoch's piracy allegations ‘nonsense’ — News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch is talking nonsense, according to Google. — Google cofounder Sergey Brin. — Murdoch, a Twitter user for only the past several weeks, used the service to fire a barrage of accusations Saturday night …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Business Insider, Digital Spy, ZDNet, Crikey, paidContent:UK, Forbes, eMedia Vitals and AllThingsD, more at Techmeme »
Kevin Lincoln / Business Insider: TOUCHED BY POWER: Here Are The Nine People Rupert Murdoch Follows On Twitter
Andrew Laughlin / Digital Spy: Rupert Murdoch accuses Google over online piracy
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet: What does Google's piracy ‘nonsense’ and an extradited student have in common?
Bernard Keane / Crikey: Why is Rupert spending millions undermining national security?
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK: Illegal Books Available For Free On Google's Android Market
Anthony Wing Kosner / Forbes: Clash of SOPA Titans: Murdoch Tweets Against Google as Purveyors of Piracy
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD: Crying “Nonsense,” Google Does Not +1 Murdoch Tweets
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Pirates! Rupert Murdoch Rails About Obama, Google, and Silicon Valley
Pirates! Rupert Murdoch Rails About Obama, Google, and Silicon Valley
Discussion: TVNewser, @rupertmurdoch, @jeffjarvis, The Huffington Post, Forbes, New York Magazine, @rupertmurdoch, Gizmodo, @om, @rupertmurdoch, @rupertmurdoch, Business Insider, The Next Web, @dsilverman, @cdixon, @martinsfp, @tnlnyc, @the_analyst, @stevenlevy, @tolles, @jackiedanicki, @michaelwolffnyc, @rhh, @antderosa, @siracusa, @felixsalmon and Techdirt
Rupert Murdoch / @rupertmurdoch: Sure misunderstand many things, but not plain stealing. Incidentally google blocks many other undesirable things.
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: Murdoch doesn't hate Google (and the web). He doesn't understand them. I explain: http://sfy.co/UlB
E.D. Kain / Forbes: News Corp. Boss Rupert Murdoch's Angry Anti-Piracy Twitter Rant And Why It Matters
Andre Tartar / New York Magazine: White House Rejects Online Anti-Piracy Bills, Which Throws Rupert Murdoch Into a Twitter Tizzy
Rupert Murdoch / @rupertmurdoch: Piracy leader is Google who streams movies free, sells advts around them. No wonder pouring millions into lobbying.
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Murdoch Slams Obama For “Supporting Online Piracy”—Calls Google “Piracy Leader”
Om Malik / @om: .@rupertmurdoch you weren't complaining much when google was paying you big ad dollars for MySpace, that hosted some “pirate” stuff #SOPA
Rupert Murdoch / @rupertmurdoch: So Obama has thrown in his lot withSilicon Valley paymasters who threaten all software creators with piracy, plain thievery. -
Rupert Murdoch / @rupertmurdoch: Understand more than all allege! Google great company doing many exciting things. Only one complaint, and it's important.
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web: Rupert Murdoch is at it again on Twitter, calls Google a ‘piracy leader’
Dwight Silverman / @dsilverman: Simple fact: @rupertmurdoch doesn't understand the Internet, or Google's place in it. As powerful as he is, that's scary.
Chris Dixon / @cdixon: scary that someone as ignorant about technology as @rupertmurdoch now runs the WSJ and other (decreasingly) important institutions
Martin Bryant / @martinsfp: It's funny that @rupertmurdoch is laying into Google for piracy when YouTube has probably the strictest anti-piracy system on the Internet
Tristan Louis / @tnlnyc: @rupertmurdoch Start thinking as the internet as the VCR opportunity of the 21st century and stop crying.
Jordan Terry / @the_analyst: I challenge @rupertmurdoch to produce evidence to support his ridiculous claim that Google is the leader in pirated content. (he can't)
Steven Levy / @stevenlevy: I think that verified @rupertmurdoch has started a FakeRupert account. How else to explain those looney outbursts?
Chris Tolles / @tolles: @rupertmurdoch oh just stop it. We all went to services model (web) when it was clear digital theft was too hard to stop. Figure it out.
Jackie Danicki / @jackiedanicki: @rupertmurdoch Your broken business model is not anyone else's problem. Innovate or die.
Michael Wolff / @michaelwolffnyc: @rupertmurdoch always galvanized by last person he spoke to. RT @dhaman: question is what happened to trigger this off. Google was friend
Rob Hyndman / @rhh: Someone please tell @rupertmurdoch that Google isn't in the business of streaming ‘pirated’ films. Use small words.
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: Any website @rupertmurdoch owns that allows someone to post messages, which is pretty much all of them, are #SOPA targets.
John Siracusa / @siracusa: @rupertmurdoch Yeah, just look at the huge lobbyist dollars and campaign contributions from Silicon Valley, dwarfing the entertainment biz.
Felix Salmon / @felixsalmon: Note to self: Always get a screengrab if quoting a tweet from @rupertmurdoch. He's prone to deleting after posting
Macon Phillips / White House.gov Blog:
Obama Administration Responds to We the People Petitions on SOPA and Online Piracy
Obama Administration Responds to We the People Petitions on SOPA and Online Piracy
Discussion: Techdirt, Softpedia News, Mashable!, New York Times, Electronic Frontier Foundation, ReveNews, TechCrunch, Mediaite, AllThingsD, Ars Technica, Rex Hammock's RexBlog.com, ABCNEWS, The Raw Story, VentureBeat, Boing Boing, Reuters, WatchingTV Online, Gothamist, ZDNet, The Daily Caller, Forbes, ReadWriteWeb, Company Town, Future of Journalism, WebProNews, Deadline.com, The New York Observer, Engadget, Forbes, Gov 2.0, The Next Web, Hillicon Valley and Betabeat
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: SOPA/PIPA Supporters Pretend White House Statement Means We Can Rush Through SOPA/PIPA
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: White House Responds to Anti-SOPA Petition
Trevor / Electronic Frontier Foundation: How PIPA and SOPA Violate White House Principles Supporting Free Speech and Innovation
Emily Wilkinson / ReveNews: Cashing Out: Week of January 8th - 14th 2012 in Online Marketing News
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: SOPA Supporters On The Run
Josh Feldman / Mediaite: Rupert Murdoch Weighs In On SOPA Over Twitter: Obama Siding With Pirates, Google Is ‘Piracy Leader’
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD: Obama: Don't Worry Internet, I Got Your Back on That SOPA Thing
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica: Obama administration joins the ranks of SOPA skeptics
Rex Hammock / Rex Hammock's RexBlog.com: SOPA & PIPA Update: How the entertainment industry is losing the narrative
Matthew Larotonda / ABCNEWS: White House Responds to Online Piracy Petitions
Eric W. Dolan / The Raw Story: Murdoch blasts Obama, Google over Stop Online Piracy Act
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Obama's anti-SOPA stance seeks compromise to Silicon Valley-Hollywood standoff
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: Lamar Smith and Patrick Leahy blink: take DNS-blocking out of SOPA and PIPA
Laura MacInnis / Reuters: White House criticizes online piracy bill
Emily / WatchingTV Online: White House: Obama Won't Support Piracy Bill That ‘Undermines’ Online Freedom
Christopher Robbins / Gothamist: Obama Won't Support SOPA, As Anti-Piracy Pols Back Down
Stephen Chapman / ZDNet: White House releases statement against SOPA; asks for refined legislation this year
Josh Peterson / The Daily Caller: MC Hammer says don't ‘touch this’
Paul Tassi / Forbes: The White House Comes Out Against SOPA
Scott M. Fulton, III / ReadWriteWeb: White House Strangles SOPA, Citing Censorship, Security Concerns
Richard Verrier / Company Town: White House airs objections to SOPA, PIPA anti-piracy bills
Steffen Konrath / Future of Journalism: The White House: Combating online piracy while protecting an open and innovative Internet
David Lieberman / Deadline.com: Prospects Fade For Anti-Piracy Bills As White House Joins Critics
Donald Melanson / Engadget: White House responds to SOPA petition as hearing is delayed, DNS blocking on the outs
E.D. Kain / Forbes: White House Responds To SOPA Critics, Says Administration Will Not Support Censorship
Alex Howard / Gov 2.0: Rep. Smith pulls DNS provision from SOPA, Rep Issa postpones hearing, White House responds to epetition
Paul Sawers / The Next Web: The White House's SOPA response: Fight online piracy, but don't undermine the Internet
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley: Controversial online piracy bill shelved until ‘consensus’ is found
Steve Huff / Betabeat: The White House Signals Opposition to SOPA
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
News exec John Paton is out to stop the presses — Digital First Media CEO says his company's moniker is its mandate, and he's pushing past newspapers' print era at warp speed. — John Paton, chief executive officer of Digital First Media, the Journal Register Company and Media News.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and JIMROMENESKO.COM
Steve Huff / The New York Observer:
Huffington Post Twitter Account Hacked-Homophobic and Racist Tweets Ensue — The Huffington Post's Twitter account was hacked Sunday afternoon and it wasn't even fun, just offensive. In a rapid-fire series of tweets containing grandiloquent soliloquies like “hello gay boys” and …
Discussion: @huffingtonpost, BuzzFeed, CNET, Mediaite, The Next Web, Gothamist, Runnin' Scared and Digital Spy
Huffington / @huffingtonpost: Sorry about that, Twitterverse! We know we've been hacked and are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.
Nycsouthpaw / BuzzFeed: Huffington Post Twitter Feed Got Hacked
Steven Musil / CNET: HuffPo's Twitter account hacked
James Crugnale / Mediaite: The Huffington Post Twitter Account Gets Hacked: Homophobic And Racist Tweets Sent
Esther Zuckerman / Runnin' Scared: Huffington Post Twitter Account Hacked
Daniel Sperling / Digital Spy: Ashton Kutcher tracking down Twitter hacker: ‘This is gonna be fun’
Pat Maio / North County Times:
New owners of San Diego Union-Tribune look to build media centre — San Diego developer Doug Manchester and radio executive John Lynch, who bought The San Diego Union-Tribune for $110 million a month ago, said they could pursue other newspapers or “video and audio” enterprises to wrap …
Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Enquirer Designs an App for Gossip — American Media Inc. is hoping that enquiring minds will embrace a digital version of its 70-year-old supermarket tabloid, The National Enquirer. — Next month, the magazine company will introduce an iPad app of The National Enquirer that it expects to “reinvent gossip.”
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Associated Press Opens North Korea Bureau — When Associated Press executives and journalists attempted to open a North Korean bureau last month, they arrived in Pyongyang just hours after the death of Kim Jong Il. AP journalists hit the ground running and provided text and photos …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Lovefilm Adding ABC TV Show Archive In UK Netflix Fight — In its war with Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX), Amazon's Lovefilm has licensed U.S. TV shows from ABC (NYSE: DIS) Studios through Disney UK under the “ABC TV On-Demand” VOD brand. — That service will be available for no extra charge …
Discussion: Home Media Magazine, @robertandrews, Pocket-lint, SlashGear and London Calling Blog, more at Techmeme »
Erik Gruenwedel / Home Media Magazine: Amazon's LoveFilm Signs U.K. Streaming Deal With ABC TV
Robert Andrews / @robertandrews: I pointed out to Lovefilm that, a week after being announced, its £4.99 tier is still not available on site. Now they have updated the site.
Ben Crompton / Pocket-lint: Lovefilm announces new Disney deal to stream ABC
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Lovefilm lands UK streaming rights to popular ABC shows
Zack Whittaker / London Calling Blog: LoveFilm adds ABC on-demand television in ongoing Netflix battle
Robert Teitelman / The Huffington Post:
Starkman on the Decline of Business Journalism — The Audit's Dean Starkman, writing the cover story in the most recent Columbia Journalism Review, has produced a longish essay that attempts to advance a critique he's been making for awhile now. Starkman several years ago argued that business journalism …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Dean Starkman / CJR: A Narrowed Gaze — How the business press forgot the rest of us
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of the long goodbye: Kodak's, Sears', and newspapers' — No old-world icon is safe. Just in recent weeks, both Kodak and Sears have percolated back into the news, offering headline writers a dilemma borrowed from the classic Saturday Night Live Weekend Update line …