Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
‘Journal News’ advertisers face boycott over gun map — The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association is calling for a nationwide boycott of the advertisers of the suburban New York newspaper that published online maps revealing names and addresses of people with pistol permits.
Noreen O'Donnell / Reuters:
New York newspaper to list more gun permit holders after uproar — (Reuters) - A suburban New York newspaper that sparked an uproar among gun enthusiasts by publishing names and addresses of residents holding pistol permits is now planning to publish even more identities of permit-toting locals.
Discussion: Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion, PandoDaily, Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion, The Gateway Pundit, Gawker and The Gateway Pundit
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion: If the names and addresses of gun permit holders are fair game, what about this?
Adam L. Penenberg / PandoDaily: Journalists, gun owners, and shooting the wrong privacy horse
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion: NY newspaper plans to publish more gun owner names
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: Is It Time to Contact Gannett Board of Directors For Official Reaction to Invasion of Privacy …
Mallory Ortberg / Gawker: Home Addresses of New York Journalists Who Published Contact Information of Local Gun Owners …
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
New Tribune Board to Include Peter Liguori, Other Entertainment Veterans — Ex-News Corp. and Yahoo exec Ross Levinsohn and former Disney exec Peter Murphy will also join the board as the media company emerges from bankruptcy. — Former top executives of Hollywood conglomerates …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and LA Observed
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Co. to emerge from bankruptcy Monday — The last day of 2012 is the first of a new era for Tribune Co. After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Chicago-based media company will emerge Monday under new owners …
Discussion: Media Decoder, paidContent, Poynter, AllThingsD, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Sun Times and Bloomberg
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder: Tribune Co. Emerges From Bankruptcy
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent: Post bankruptcy, Tribune Co. plans to sell off newspapers and TV stations
Julie Moos / Poynter: Tribune emerges today from 4-year bankruptcy, with intent to sell all newspapers, TV stations
Edmund Lee / Bloomberg: Tribune Co. Emerges From Bankruptcy
John Garnaut / Sydney Morning Herald:
China expels journalist after Wen revelations — John Garnaut is The Age and Sydney Morning Herald's China correspondent. — AN AUSTRALIAN journalist with The New York Times has been expelled from China in an apparent act of retaliation for a news report about the family wealth of the Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao.
Discussion: Business Insider
Salman Masood / New York Times:
Pakistan Lifts YouTube Ban, for 3 Minutes — ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A ban on YouTube, which Pakistan imposed after an anti-Islam video caused riots in much of the Muslim world, was lifted Saturday, only to be reinstated — after three minutes — when it was discovered that blasphemous material was still available on the site.
Discussion: The Express Tribune, CNET, The Verge, BBC, AllThingsD, CHINAdaily, Times of India, Examiner, TechCrunch, Electronista, The Lede and Business Insider
Steven Musil / CNET: YouTube makes brief return to Pakistan after 3-month ban
Kimber Streams / The Verge: Pakistan lifts YouTube ban for three minutes, only to find more blasphemy
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Pakistan Unblocks and Reblocks YouTube, Just Long Enough to Watch “One Pound Fish”
Jamal Shahid / CHINAdaily: YouTube blocked again on Pakistani premier's order
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch: Pakistan's YouTube Ban Is Lifted And Then Reinstated As Observers Worry About Internet Freedom
Robert Mackey / The Lede: Pakistan Lifts, Then Reinstates, YouTube Ban
German magazine mistakenly publishes Bush obituary — BERLIN (AP) — Germany's respected news weekly Der Spiegel mistakenly published an obituary Sunday for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, hours after a family spokesman said the 88-year-old was recovering from illness.
Discussion: New York Magazine, Gawker and Mediaite
Taylor Berman / Gawker: German Magazine Celebrates George H.W. Bush's Release From Intensive Care by Announcing His Death
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS — Onswipe, a startup that helps publishers build websites optimized for iPads and other touchscreen devices, is closing out what sounds like a big year. Content published through the Onswipe platform reached …
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Owen Matthews / Spectator:
Who killed Newsweek? — Tina Brown can't just blame the internet — So farewell then, Newsweek magazine, which published its last print issue this week. After 79 years — 15 of them as my employer — the venerable old rag is to disappear into an uncertain, web-only future.
Erika Fry / Fortune:
Can the media escape the wilderness in 2013? — The news and publishing industries are on no firmer ground than a year ago as the quest for a sustainable business model continues. What did we learn from 2012? — FORTUNE — In a year with a highly contentious presidential election …
Margaret Atwood's Brave New World Of Online Publishing … If you're a Margaret Atwood fan — and you've got some spare change under the couch cushions — just a few dollars will get you a stand-alone episode of the new novel she's writing in serial form. — It's called Positron …
Maura Johnston / NPR:
What Happened To Music Writing This Year? — The question “what do readers want?” has hovered over any media business worth its advertising revenue for years, but in 2012, it took on more urgency. Any item worth its pixels this year was built for sharing, for posting on Twitter …