Al Tompkins / Poynter:
Where The Journal News went wrong in publishing names, addresses of gun owners — In the days since The Journal News published and mapped the names and addresses of local citizens who hold gun permits, outraged critics have published the names and addresses of journalists at the paper.
Alexander C. Kaufman / The Wrap: Bloggers Retaliate Against Newspaper That Published Gun Owners' Information
Caroline Bankoff / New York Magazine: Blogger Responds to Newspaper's Gun-Permit Holder Map by Listing Newspaper Staff's Addresses
Peter Roff / US News: The Journal-News Gun Permit Map Went Too Far
J.K. Trotter / Yahoo! News: Newspaper That Published Gun-Owner Addresses Gets Its Staff's Info Outed
Hunter Walker / Politicker: State Senator Slams ‘Asinine’ Newspaper Editors Who Published Gun Permit Map
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation: How public should public gun records be?
Jim Hopkins / Gannett Blog: Westchester | Where the gun story went wrong: ‘paper was not aggressive enough in its reporting’
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post: Angry Blogger Publishes Addresses Of Newspaper Staff After Gun Map
Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller: Gutfeld rips paper publishing gun owners addresses: Makes non-gun owners ‘the easiest marks’
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: Newspaper Publishes Map of Local Gunowners - Gun Rights Supporter Publishes Map of Local Journalists
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Gun owner: Newspaper ‘put me on the same level as a sex offender’ — Veronica Hash resides on an eight-acre spread in Dutchess County, N.Y. She is a registered to own a handgun — something that visitors to the Web site of the Journal News could ascertain with little trouble.
Discussion: City Room, The Raw Story, Daily Mail, Gannett Blog and Pressing Issues
J. David Goodman / City Room: Outcry Over Newspaper's Map of Handgun Permit Holders
Stephen C. Webster / The Raw Story: Pro-gun blogger retaliates against database by publishing newspaper staff's personal info
Hayley Peterson / Daily Mail: Blogger posts names and addresses of New York newspaper staff in retaliation against paper's …
Jim Hopkins / Gannett Blog: Westchester | N.Y. state senator vows to press legislation to make gun permit information private
Greg Mitchell / Pressing Issues: Gunner Retaliates for Newspaper Exposure
Neetzan Zimmerman / Gawker:
In Retaliation for Map of Gun Permit Holders, Blogger Lists Names and Addresses of Newspaper Staff — In response to the controversy surrounding the interactive map of local gun permit holders published by a Lower Hudson Valley newspaper, one blogger decided to punish the paper's staff members …
Discussion: Politico, TechCrunch, Mediaite and Newser
Katie Glueck / Politico: Blog turns tables on gun map paper
Gregory Ferenstein / TechCrunch: Journalists' Addresses Posted In Revenge For Newspaper's Google Map Of Gun Permit Owners
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite: Blogger Retaliates Against Gun Map, Publishes Addresses Of Newspaper's Staff
Mark Russell / Newser: Blogger Posts Newspaper Staff Addresses Over ‘Gun Map’
More than 3.5 million page views for New York Times' ‘Snow Fall’ feature — New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson tells her staff that the paper's “Snow Fall” interactive feature received around 2.9 million visits for more than 3.5 million page views.
Discussion: The Public Editor's Journal, The Atlantic Wire, LA Observed, Boing Boing and FishbowlNY
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal: ‘Snow Fall’ Tells a Story About an Avalanche and a Newspaper's Digital Progress
Rebecca Greenfield / The Atlantic Wire: So What if Tons of People Read That ‘Snow Fall’ Story on the Times Website?
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: NYT avalanche story gets 3.5 million page views
Maggie Koerth-Baker / Boing Boing: The horrors of an avalanche (and the beauty of really amazing online journalism)
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: New York Times' ‘Snow Fall’ Piece is a Huge Hit
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
How a bogus claim about Instagram losing users made Facebook's stock drop nearly 3% — Facebook's stock dropped 2.9% in its first minutes of trading this morning. Investors were likely responding to a report in the New York Post that Instagram, the photo-sharing that Facebook acquired this year …
Discussion: New York Post, The Next Web, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, CNET, Business Insider, The Week, The Verge, HyperVocal and NYT Bits
Garett Sloane / New York Post: Rage against rules
Robin Wauters / The Next Web: Instagram outrage? Other apps that have ‘plunged’: Yahoo Social Bar, Pinterest, FarmVille, Spotify, Zoosk ...
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Instagram Sees Drop Of 4M Daily Facebook Connected Users Over Christmas, But TOS Kerfuffle May Not Be To Blame
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Instagram may have lost 25% of daily users after terms of service debacle
Casey Newton / CNET: Instagram said to lose millions of daily users — but did they?
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge: Did Instagram actually lose a quarter of its users last week? (update: Instagram says no)
Somini Sengupta / NYT Bits: Instagram Flap Shows Confusion Over Control of Content
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
In Boost to U.S. Plans, BBC World News Is Added to Time Warner Cable — Updated In a sign of progress for its push to get on cable and satellite systems across the United States, the BBC World News channel is now available in about 10 million homes that subscribe to Time Warner Cable.
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable and Los Angeles Times
Todd Spangler / Broadcasting & Cable: Time Warner Cable Adds BBC World News
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
One In Four Americans Owns A Tablet, Overtaking E-Readers, As Printed Book Consumption Continues To Decline: Pew — We're still waiting to hear from specific companies like Amazon with their latest (non-)numbers on how well their Kindle line of devices has sold over this holiday period …
Discussion: Pew Internet, PublishersWeekly.com, AllThingsD, Gawker, ZDNet, iDownloadBlog.com, The Daily Caller, The Verge, GeekWire and CNET
Lauren Goode / AllThingsD: Americans Read More E-Books — But Maybe Not on E-Readers
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Are You an Above-Average Book Reader?
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet: Good-bye books, hello e-books
Ed Sutherland / iDownloadBlog.com: Tablets overtake eReaders while traditional publishing continues decline
Josh Peterson / The Daily Caller: Study: Reading in slow decline in the U.S.
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge: One in four Americans now owns a tablet, according to Pew Research
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Study: E-book reading in U.S. jumps to 23% in 2012
Lance Whitney / CNET: Tablets more popular than e-readers among e-book crowd
Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily:
Talking about paywalls without talking about tablets is just wrong — Mike Masnick published a piece on Tech Dirt yesterday about how the better-than-expected success of the New York Times “paywall” doesn't mean it's actually “working.” — In March, when the Times re-introduced its subscription element …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest and Marketing Pilgrim
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
NYT Paywall Working Better Than People Expected, But That Doesn't Mean It's Working
NYT Paywall Working Better Than People Expected, But That Doesn't Mean It's Working
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Pearson buys $89.5m Nook stake to secure book distribution — Talk about vertical integration. Pearson is taking a five percent stake in newly-reconfigured ebook device and retail brand Nook Media in order to gain favourable distribution for its education books.
Discussion: Guardian, PublishersWeekly.com, Pearson and The Next Web
Jim Milliot / PublishersWeekly.com: Pearson Takes Stake in Nook Media; B&N Holiday Sales Miss Targets
Howard Kurtz / Daily Download:
Why David Gregory Shouldn't Be Behind Bars — David Gregory will not be moderating Meet the Press this Sunday. — He must be on the lam! — The Twitterverse has exploded over the news that Washington's Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the NBC newsman for brandishing …
Katie Glueck / Politico: Media disdain for the David Gregory story
Jonah Goldberg / National Review: David Gregory's Motives Are Pure!
Jennifer Lynne / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 12.28.12
Aaron Couch / Hollywood Reporter: Petition Seeking Arrest of NBC's David Gregory Reaches 11,000 Signatures
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite: NRA President: David Gregory's ‘Silly Felony’ Illustrates ‘Craziness’ Of Some Gun Laws
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion: Because I'm the journalist, and you're not
Jim Treacher / The Daily Caller: You may have thought they did, but that's because you're stupid wingnuts …
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post: Journalists: David Gregory Investigation Makes No Sense!
Anne Allmeling / Deutsche Welle:
Suliman: ‘Al Jazeera plays the piper, but Qatar calls the tune’ — The long-time Berlin correspondent for Al Jazeera, Aktham Suliman, recently resigned from his post. The journalist tells DW that the Qatari government is exercising undue influence on Al Jazeera's reporting.
Elliot Spagat / Associated Press:
Orange County Register Owner Eyes Tribune Papers — SANTA ANA, Calif. — The publisher of the Orange County Register said Thursday that at an investor group he leads may want to buy Tribune Co.'s newspapers after the media conglomerate emerges from bankruptcy.
Patch partners with Starbucks on ‘Come Together’ initiative — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Wednesday that baristas in his D.C.-area stores will write “Come Together” on cups to encourage compromise “to solve the tremendously important, time-sensitive issue to fix the national debt.”
Discussion: Gawker, Starbucks Coffee Company, Business Insider, FixtheDebt and The Week
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: The Year's Most Insipid Political Gesture
Ryu Spaeth / Business Insider: Starbucks CEO's Letter To Employees Contains A Misunderstanding Of The Fiscal Cliff