Andy McSmith / The Independent:
Leveson's Wikipedia moment: how internet ‘research’ on The Independent's history left him red-faced — Lord Justice Leveson forgot one of the elementary rules of journalism when he compiled the section of his report that covered the history of this newspaper.
Patrick Wintour / Guardian:
Leveson report: JK Rowling left ‘duped and angry’ at PM's response — Victims of press intrusion refuse to meet culture secretary amid fury over government's rejection of key recommendation — JK Rowling has said that she felt “duped and angry” at the prime minister's rejection …
Discussion: Digital Spy
Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke / The New York Observer:
New Times CEO Mark Thompson Delays Town Hall Meetings — New New York Times CEO Mark Thompson hasn't had the smoothest transition into his new job. The BBC Newsnight scandal followed Mr. Thompson across the Atlantic, raising questions both inside and outside the Times newsroom.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Claudia Gonzalez and Arthur Sulzberger. Quien. — Since New York Times Company chief executive Janet Robinson was fired at the end of 2011, there has been lots of reporting and speculation about the reason for her ouster. — One character in several of the stories was Times Company …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK's House Of Lords Summons Facebook And Google To Talk Convergence And Media Power — The UK's House of Lords has summoned senior figures from Facebook and Google in their ongoing investigation into media convergence, media power and how this should be regulated in the future.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
William Turvill / PressGazette:
Journalists pay down, but happiness up since 2002 — Journalists have seen a decline in real term income of £3,315 over the last decade and ten per cent fewer feel they are “fairly rewarded”, according to a new survey. Research presented by the National Council for the Training of Journalists …
Matthew Hawn / GigaOM:
Music startups aren't dead — they're just changing — For those of us who work in digital music, this week has delivered a nasty one-two punch to the gut. First David Pakman (eMusic, N2K, MyPlay) posted the text of his testimony during US Congressional hearings on his blog.
John Paul Titlow / ReadWrite: Top 5 Spotify Apps For Music Discovery
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
MyFiveBy Wants To Join The Conversation With A Unique, Browser-Based Microblogging Tool — Every few years someone tries to unseat the big social networks by creating something unique and unusual. They often fail. However, I think MyFiveBy has a fighting chance.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Byliner, Atavist push forward with ebook subscriptions — Byliner and Atavist, two publishers that focus on e-singles (digital longform journalism), are experimenting with online subscriptions. While the programs are still in early stages, they could serve as models for other publishers who want to try the same thing.
Discussion: mediabistro.com and PandoDaily
Dylan Byers / Politico:
POLITICO announces leadership moves — POLITICO's founding editors John Harris and Jim VandeHei today announced a number of internal newsroom moves. — In a decision made earlier this year by owner Robert Albritton and CEO Fred Ryan, chief operating officer Kim Kingsley was promoted to run …
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Pew: 37% of cell phone owners use them to get news online — A new report from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project finds that more than one third of cell phone owners use the devices to get news online. — More men than women use their phones to get news online …
Discussion: Mashable!, NetNewsCheck Latest and Pew Internet
Kate Freeman / Mashable!: Addicted to Your Cellphone? You're Not Alone
Aaron Smith / Pew Internet: The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity
Keach Hagey / Digits:
ComScore To Include Mobile Traffic in New Measurement — One of the big downsides of an increasingly mobile online world, so far, is that mobile advertising has been slow to catch up to the amount of time people spend with their smartphones and tablets. — This year, for example …