David Carr / New York Times:
TV Corrects Itself, Just Not on the Air — After broadcasting an audio clip on the “Today” show about George Zimmerman last month that hit the trifecta of being misleading, incendiary and dead-bang wrong, NBC News management took serious action: it fired the producer in charge and issued …
Discussion: TVNewser, Erik Wemple, Pat's Papers, @brianstelter, Inside Cable News and Poynter
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Want a Story Corrected? Don't Look To TV News
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: A month after NBC's edit of George Zimmerman's 911 call, @carr2n asks: why no correction on-air? http://www.nytimes.com/...
Steve Fishman / New York Magazine:
The Tabloid Turncoat — Colin Myler, the Daily News' new editor, knows his enemies at Rupert Murdoch's New York Post. Maybe too well. — Five years ago, Colin Myler, now the editor of the Daily News, received a message from Rupert Murdoch's people. At the time, Myler, a square-faced Brit, was a top editor at Murdoch's Post.
Discussion: The New York Observer and Capital New York
Myler's role at NY Daily News under scrutiny — Allegations made that Myler, when News of the World editor, told reporters to dig for dirt on MPs investigating phone hacking — Colin Myler's editorship of the New York Daily News, one of the most prominent newspapers in America …
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
New Romney Spokesman Scrubs History Of Attacking Media — NEW YORK — Richard Grenell, a former Bush administration official who joined the Romney campaign Thursday as national security and foreign policy spokesman, appears to have deleted more than 800 of his past tweets following scrutiny …
Discussion: Washington Post, New York Magazine and ThinkProgress
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Sky News chief apologises for misleading Leveson — Sky News editor John Ryley has apologised to the Leveson Inquiry after making a submission which stated there had been no interception of communications by its journalists. — Head of Sky News John Ryley said it was “highly unlikely” …
Discussion: Press Gazette and Guardian
Ofcom investigating Sky over email hacking
Ofcom investigating Sky over email hacking
Discussion: paidContent, @hackinginquiry, @robertandrews, @rosschawkins, @jackofkent and @rosschawkins
Robert Andrews / paidContent: News Corp's big week: email hack inquiry ahead of critical report
Hacked off / @hackinginquiry: Ryley: I think it's highly unlikely in the future that Sky will consider breaking the law....I am pretty much ruling it out. #Leveson
Robert Andrews / @robertandrews: Sky News head just told Leveson he wasn't v aware of Misuse Of Computers Act nor RIPA
Ross Hawkins / @rosschawkins: Ryley at #leveson: sources close to prosecution were suggesting it might well be worth looking at the emails; no encouragement from police
Jack of Kent / @jackofkent: [Senior media managers should be careful: what they call ‘authorisation’ may well be what the criminal law calls ‘conspiracy’. #Leveson]
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian: Leveson becomes Murdoch family affair
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
NimbleTV Aims to Stream TV on Devices — In a move that could hasten the slow pace of so-called TV Everywhere, a technology start-up is introducing a way to move a whole subscription's worth of TV onto the Web, with or without the subscription company's permission.
Discussion: paidContent, Light Reading, PC Magazine and Betabeat
Jeff Baumgartner / Light Reading: NimbleTV Takes Video Subscriptions Over the Top
Will Greenwald / PC Magazine: NimbleTV to Offer Cloud-Based TV, DVR Anywhere
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune replaces TribLocal with Journatic suburban content — Tribune Co. announced Monday it has made an investment in Chicago-based media content provider Journatic, which will take over production of TribLocal, the Chicago Tribune's hyper-local news report. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Google closes down online news payment system One Pass — Just over a year after launching the online payment service for news publishers Google has announced its closure — Google launched One Pass a day after Apple announced its subscription service for content-based apps
Discussion: MediaPost and Big News Network.com
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Google Scraps One Pass Platform, Patent Search
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Meltwater Response To Associated Press Lawsuit: AP Is Misusing Copyright Law — We were somewhat surprised by the Associated Press' decision to sue news search engine Meltwater, because we couldn't see how the AP — even with its absurdist interpretation of copyright law — had any case.
Thomas Catan / Wall Street Journal:
Experts Say Government Had Little Choice in E-Books Case — WASHINGTON—The U.S. Justice Department has come under criticism since filing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and five publishers, accusing them of colluding to fix e-book prices. — But many experts say that under antitrust law …
Discussion: Free Press, @carr2n and NetNewsCheck Latest
Channel 4 News team deported from Bahrain — Jonathan Miller, foreign affairs correspondent for Channel 4 News, and his team have been deported from Bahrain following their release from detention. — The correspondent, cameraman, Joe Sheffer, and producer Dave Fuller …
William Hague / @williamjhague: Very concerned about detention of Channel 4 journalists in #Bahrain. Our Embassy is seeking urgent consular access
Amy Lawson / @amyllawson: A Channel 4 News team has been arrested in Bahrain. We have been in contact with them & are v concerned for the welfare of their driver(1/2)
Amy Lawson / @amyllawson: he was assaulted and separated from the group. we are working with the authorities. interview with Jonathan Miller on our website soon (2/2)
Reed Stevenson / The Star Online: Media campaigners attack Bahrain on Grand Prix curbs
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: Formula1 should be ashamed of itself this weekend.
Andrew Laughlin / Digital Spy: Channel 4 News team arrested and deported from Bahrain
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Neal Mann (@fieldproducer) joins Wall Street Journal as social media editor — Neal Mann is joining Wall Street Journal's social engagement team, announced Raju Narisetti, managing editor of the Journal's digital network. Mann is the latest high-profile social media hire for the Journal …
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab, Journalism.co.uk, @rajunarisetti and FishbowlNY
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab: Wall Street Journal dives into live, continuous coverage with its new Markets Pulse stream
Sarah Marshall / Journalism.co.uk: Neal Mann to join WSJ as social media editor
Raju Narisetti / @rajunarisetti: Am delighted to welcome @fieldproducer Neal Mann to @WSJ Social and Engagement group, joining @lheron and team.
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Neal Mann Joins WSJ as Social Media Editor