Leveson report to be published - live coverage — Live coverage as Lord Justice Leveson publishes his long-awaited report into the culture and ethics of the press
Discussion: Telegraph, BBC, @skynewsbreak, Telegraph, Jon Slattery, Fast Company, @welsh_gas_doc, @edmundlee, @jayrosen_nyu, Daily Mail, @nickcohen4, @jamesrbuk, @jeffjarvis, @jeffjarvis, @joshhalliday, @sheikholeslamia, @methelahaque, @stephenmossgdn, @guidofawkes, @saptarshi_ray, @michaelrundle, @tara_hewitt, @chrisrickett, @queen_uk, @jerometaylor and @davidcollinsmir
Gordon Rayner / Telegraph: Leveson Report calls for media watchdog underpinned by law
@skynewsbreak: #Leveson report recommends a new, independent self-regulatory body for the press with statutory underpinning and overseeing role for Ofcom
Addy Dugdale / Fast Company: British Press Holds Its Breath As Findings Of Leveson Inquiry Published In Westminster
Dave Jones / @welsh_gas_doc: There may not be any comment on the relationship between the PM and Brooks as Cameron chose not to submit big chunks of evidence to #Leveson
Edmund Lee / @edmundlee: Hey U.K. press, we've got the First Amendment on this side of the Atlantic — just re-register your business here. #leveson
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Often, journalists don't care to recognize it, but everywhere in the world, including the US, a free press is the creation of law. #leveson
Daily Mail: Milly Dowler's parents join Kate McCann, Max Mosley and Hugh Grant for Leveson's landmark press …
Nick Cohen / @nickcohen4: @jamesrbuk If he'd issued it in 1992 it would have been a relevant document
James Ball / @jamesrbuk: There is a section of the #Leveson report titled: “The relevance of the internet”. It is one page long. Out of 2,000.
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: .@rupertmurdoch: You have brought the pox of legislation over the press. What say you? #leveson
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: I was hoping #Leveson wold also thank Robert Jay for his vocabulary lessons.
Ali Sheikholeslami / @sheikholeslamia: Do those advocating state regulation of #press have any idea what it means to live under the dark shadow of #censorship? #Leveson @euronews
Methela Haque / @methelahaque: Wonder if Lord Leveson will be using PowerPoint to present inquiry recommendations.
Stephen Moss / @stephenmossgdn: As I understand it, Leveson has locked up most of Britain's leading journalists. That certainly happened faster than I expected
Guido Fawkes / @guidofawkes: Bonkers thing about Leveson is the principle of state licencing a declining industry. New media knows no borders, won't pay any attention.
Saptarshi Ray / @saptarshi_ray: US tourist in UK (PA) “We should have strict regulation of Rupert Murdoch but a free press for everyone else” http://bit.ly/TvIZe6 #leveson
Michael Rundle / @michaelrundle: 'You called down the thunder? Well now you've got it! No more newspapers! Close down Twitter! Leveson OUT!' *slams down microphone*
@tara_hewitt: journalists are currently sat in a ball pool of stress balls with a vodka intravenous drip on the go waiting for #leveson to be published
Chris Rickett / @chrisrickett: I woke up a student journalist. I've since morphed into a watchdog of democracy writing the first draft of history #leveson #courtreporter
Elizabeth Windsor / @queen_uk: This is arse-achingly boring. #leveson
Jerome Taylor / @jerometaylor: Public have role to play in cleaning up the press by buying newspapers which are ethical. In a democracy you get the journalism you deserve
David Collins / @davidcollinsmir: Free press must be protected - but things must change. The way reporters act and have been asked to act in the past simply cannot continue
Andrew Pugh / Press Gazette:
Leveson says journalists need whistleblowing hotline and conscience clause — Leveson backs calls for NUJ-style conscience clause Recommends scrapping the term ‘off-the-record briefing’ between police and journalists Increased snetences for data protection breaches in wake of Operation Motorman press …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Leveson report: status quo? Or has statutory axe been suspended?
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Leveson report: key points — Lord Justice Leveson's central findings, from the powers of a new watchdog to the possibility of a UK ‘First Amendment’ and the media's treatment of footballers' wives — Recommendations — • New watchdog independent of MPs and newspapers, with statutory underpinning
Discussion: The Huffington Post and New York Times
Leveson report calls for new press law — Lord Justice Leveson has recommended the introduction of the first press law in Britain since the 17th century - proposing that a statutory body such as Ofcom should take responsibility for monitoring an overhauled Press Complaints Commission.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Oliver Wright / The Independent:
Bad news for the press? Leveson calls for laws to enforce standards — A powerful new regulator supported by legislation and with the power to fine newspapers up to £1 million should be set as part of a “clear and unambiguous” plan to clean up in the press in the wake of the phone hacking scandal …
Emily Bell / Guardian:
The Leveson inquiry is irrelevant to 21st-century journalism — The judge's findings will address the nefarious behaviour of newspapers but not the vast array of media on the internet — Just as nature abhors a vacuum, the internet abhors geo-specific regulation.
Discussion: Jon Slattery, Poynter, Charlie Beckett, Spectator, TheMediaBriefing, Hollywood Reporter, Big News Network.com and BBC
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: What you need to know about today's Leveson report on phone hacking, press regulation
Patrick Smith / TheMediaBriefing: Leveson is about political power right now, not the future of media
Stuart Kemp / Hollywood Reporter: 5 Things to Know About the Leveson Inquiry
Leveson Wants Ex-Brown Adviser to Regulate the Press — The Leveson Report suggests Ofcom could soon wield considerable power over the press. It is recommended that the new regulatory body will be ‘validated’ by Ofcom, the government is to consider allowing Ofcom to regulate newspapers …
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
Jeff Bewkes Has No Comment On Zucker, But Says CNN Will Be ‘One Of The Fastest Growing Networks’ — Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes declined to talk about the rumors of Jeff Zucker taking over CNN during a discussion at the Business insider Ignition conference Wednesday afternoon, only saying …
Discussion: Business Insider, FishbowlNY and New York Times
Aly Weisman / Business Insider: Here's What Jeff Bewkes Has To Say About Rumors That Jeff Zucker Is Replacing Jim Walton At CNN
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Jeff Zucker to Become President of CNN
John Cook / Gawker:
Jeff Zucker Says Jeff Zucker Is Top Candidate to Take Over CNN
Jeff Zucker Says Jeff Zucker Is Top Candidate to Take Over CNN
Discussion: The Wrap, CNET and Los Angeles Times
Shara Tibken / CNET: Time Warner CEO wants Apple to make a TV
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Dear Jeff: a Handy List of Contradictory, Surefire Paths to Success at CNN
Dear Jeff: a Handy List of Contradictory, Surefire Paths to Success at CNN
Claire Atkinson / New York Post: Preparing for Zucker's CNN tenure, rival networks safeguard their talent
Jennifer Lynne / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 11.29.12
Brian LaSorsa / Top Digital Journal News: CNN eyes Jeff Zucker as network's new president
Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller: CNN looking to former NBC head Jeff Zucker's playbook to make a comeback
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Problems With a Reporter's Facebook Posts, and a Possible Solution — Start with a reporter who likes to be responsive to readers, is spontaneous and impressionistic in her personal writing style, and not especially attuned to how casual comments may be received in a highly politicized setting.
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter: Should reporters' tweets and Facebook posts be edited in advance?
Ali Abunimah / The Electronic Intifada: Responding to New York Times Public Editor's smear against me
Paul Smalera / @smalera: Next time I'm asked a question I don't want to answer, I'm saying I need to run response by my personal social media editor 1st.
Jeff Roberts / @jeffjohnroberts: I wish NYT would leave the reporter alone and fire the busy-body public editor instead http://themoth.org/
Glenn Greenwald / Guardian: Times Bureau Chief in Jerusalem will now have her Facebook entries edited | Glenn Greenwald
Ryan Lawler / @ryanlawler: You can all be thankful I have the luxury of sharing “a reporter's unfiltered and unedited thoughts” at @TechCrunch: http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/ 2012/11/28/problems-with-a-reporters- facebook-posts-and-a-possible-solution/ ?smid=tw-share ...
Anthony Ha / @anthonyha: God forbid Twitter should expose us to “a reporter's unfiltered and unedited thoughts” http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/ 2012/11/28/problems-with-a-reporters- facebook-posts-and-a-possible-solution/ ?smid=tw-share ... (via @emtitus)
Greg Mitchell / Pressing Issues: ‘NYT’ Reporter Rudoren Under Microscope
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Could Yahoo's move away from media be AOL's big chance? — Jon Miller, ex-CEO of AOL, and Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo's former interim CEO, think Yahoo's new direction under Marissa Mayer could open up an opportunity for AOL. — NEW YORK—Yahoo's new direction under CEO Marissa Mayer …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Derrick Harris / GigaOM:
Researchers mine 2.5M news articles to prove what we already know — A group of British researchers has published the results of a data mining experiment that analyzed nearly 2.5 million articles from 498 newspapers on criteria such as topic selection, writing style and sensationalism …
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch:
Barnes & Noble Beats Fiscal Q2 2013 Estimates, Reports $1.9 Billion In Revenue And Losses Of $0.04 Per Share — Literary retailer Barnes & Noble reported its fiscal Q2 2013 earnings this morning, and they're just a bit stronger than some had forecasted in the days leading up to the release.
Discussion: Business Wire and CNET
Jonathan Skillings / CNET: B&N: Nook sales ‘doubled’ over Black Friday weekend
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Atavist begins offering in-app subscriptions to its stories — Atavist, publisher of both technology and ebook-esque stories, is taking a cue from the world of magazines and newspapers by getting into the subscription business. — Starting today, readers can sign up for a three-month subscription …
Martin Evans / Telegraph:
Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks appear in court over conspiring to bribe public officials — Andy Coulson, the Prime Minister's former director of communications, and Rebekah Brooks, the ex-News International Chief Executive, have appeared in court charged with conspiring to bribe public officials.
Kevin J. O'Brien / New York Times:
Google Fires a Rare Public Salvo Over Aggregators — BERLIN — Google's imprint on daily life is hard to ignore in Europe, where it reportedly has 93 percent of the Internet search market, more than in the United States. Yet when it comes to its lobbying of lawmakers, Google prefers a low profile.
Brian Womack / Bloomberg: Google Says Proposed German Law Restricts Users Searches
Madeline Chambers / Reuters: German lawmakers condemn Google campaign against copyright law
Herbert J. Gans / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Citizen news: A democratic addition to political journalism — Journalism and the news media are supposed to be a bulwark for democracy. But through their history, they have more often served as messengers for the high-level public officials whose actions and pronouncements they report regularly.
David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
MPAA's Chris Dodd Says Facebook Rumor Illustrates Need For Copyright Protection — If you're on Facebook, you've probably seen a statement loaded with legalese that users post hoping to create a copyright protection for their content. It's based on a belief that the social network company changed …
Discussion: Anil Dash, Plagiarism Today and The Huffington Post
Jonathan Bailey / Plagiarism Today: 3 Count: Voluntary Extradition
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
How can we build a future of post-industrial journalism? — There's been a lot written over the past few years about the future of the news industry — how the rise of the web and social media have disrupted it, and how traditional players like the New York Times and others can recover …
Discussion: Freedom of the Prez and Poynter
Los Angeles Times:
‘Innocence of Muslims’ filmmaker sentenced to death in Egypt — The California man behind the “Innocence of Muslims” movie that triggered violence in the Middle East was sentenced to death Wednesday in absentia in an Egyptian court. — Mark Basseley Youssef was among the seven Egyptian Coptic Christians …
Discussion: worldnews.nbcnews.com, Mediaite, L.A. NOW, Hollywood Reporter, E! Online, Media Law Prof Blog, The Wrap, Associated Press and Boing Boing
NBC / worldnews.nbcnews.com: US-based anti-Islam filmmaker, 6 others sentenced to death by Egypt court
Josh Feldman / Mediaite: Sean Hannity and Michelle Malkin Bash The Obama Administration For ‘Silence’ Over Egypt Protests
Shelby Grad / L.A. NOW: Architect to be tried in death of firefighter
Jordan Zakarin / Hollywood Reporter: Egypt Sentences ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Filmmaker to Death
Josh Grossberg / E! Online: NEWS/Innocence of Muslims Filmmaker Mark Basseley Youssef Sentenced to Death in Absentia in Egypt
Tim Kenneally / The Wrap: ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Filmmaker Gets Death Sentence in Egypt
Olivia Solon / Wired.co.uk:
Net-a-Porter CEO: It's no secret we're launching a major fashion magazine — Online fashion retailer Net-a-Porter is planning to launch a printed magazine within the next 12 months, according to CEO Mark Sebba, speaking at the Business Leaders Network's Making it Mobile event.
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Reporters Without Borders launches site for censored content — Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders has launched a website on which it says it will ‘post content that has been censored or banned or has given rise to reprisals against its creator’ — Copyright: By rpongsaj on Flickr.
Discussion: Reporters Without Borders