Christine Haughney / New York Times:
New York Times Company Sells Boston Globe — The New York Times Company said on Saturday that it had agreed to sell The Boston Globe and its other New England media properties to John W. Henry, principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, returning the paper to local ownership after two decades …
Beth Healy / Boston Globe: Red Sox owner in deal to purchase Globe
Brian Solomon / Forbes: Billionaire Red Sox Owner John Henry Buys Boston Globe For $70 Million From New York Times
Peter Gammons / GammonsDaily.com: Source: John Henry Selected as New Boston Globe Owner
Edmund Lee / @edmundlee: $NYT likely to use $70 million from Boston Globe sale to offset the Globe's $110 million in pension liabilities. Those stay with NYT.
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: Three years ago, it looked very much like the Boston Globe wouldn't be sold but would fold. So sale for $70m is actually progress.
Delia Paunescu / New York Magazine: The Boston Globe Is Going Home [Updated]
Ben Welsh / @palewire: The Pulse news aggregator sold to LinkedIn in April for $90M, more than news organization @bostonglobe fetched today. http://techcrunch.com/...
Eric J. Smith / NetNewsCheck Latest: Times Sells Globe To John Henry For $70M
Yukio Strachan / Top Digital Journal News: Red Sox owner John Henry to buy Boston Globe from New York Times
Jim Hopkins / Gannett Blog: NYT Co. to sell Boston Globe for just $70 million
Sara Morrison / The Wrap: New York Times Sells Boston Globe to Red Sox Owner John Henry
Ben Welsh / @palewire: The $70M price for @bostonglobe is roughly what @Yahoo is reported to have paid for failed browser maker @Rockmelt. http://allthingsd.com/...
Jim Roberts / @nycjim: New York Times Company Sells Boston Globe for $70M. NYT paid $1.1B for it in 1993. http://nyti.ms/16qodTG
Chris O'Brien / @obrien: Analysts estimated Tribune newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, worth only $623 million. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: NY Times Rumored to Sell The Boston Globe to John Henry, Boston Red Sox Owner [Update]
Steve Saleeba / CBS Boston: Report: NY Times Agrees To Sell Boston Globe To Red Sox Owner John Henry
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of John Henry buying The Boston Globe — It was a big auction — on paper. Literally. The storied Boston Globe, the 141-year-old Globe that has won 21 Pulitzers and dominated its region's reporting for so long, went for a song: $70 million.
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM, The New York Times Company, WebProNews, The Boston Globe, Guardian and TechCrunch
The New York Times Company: The New York Times Company Agrees to Sell Its New England Media Group to John W. Henry
Emily Greene / WebProNews: John Henry Buys Boston Globe from New York Times
Steve Buttry / The Buttry Diary:
Boston Globe lost 97 percent of its value in 20 years — In the past 20 years, a great American newspaper has lost 97 percent of its value. — The New York Times bought the Boston Globe in 1993 for $1.1 billion. The Times today announced the sale of the Globe and related New England properties …
Edmund Lee / Bloomberg:
New York Times Sells Boston Globe to John Henry for $70M — New York Times Co. (NYT), which put its Boston Globe newspaper up for sale this year, agreed to sell the publication to John Henry, owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, for $70 million in cash.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: Red Sox owner will buy Boston Globe for $70m
Peter May / New York Times:
Red Sox Owner's Purchase of Boston Globe Worries Journalists — BOSTON — As the list of potential purchasers of The Boston Globe leaked out, the newspaper's longtime sportswriter and columnist Bob Ryan said his only thought was: please, let it be anyone but John Henry.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Patrick Howley / The Daily Caller: Red Sox owner John Henry buys the Boston Globe
Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
Newsweek has been sold to IBT Media, publishers of International Business Times; will remain ‘100% digital’ — Earlier today, IAC Interactive reached a deal to sell Newsweek, the remains of the old magazine in digital format, to the owners of the International Business Times.
Discussion: New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, @antderosa, Deadline.com, The Verge, @jeffjarvis, @jeffbercovici, FishbowlNY, @michaelroston, New York Magazine, The Wrap and Talking Biz News
Christine Haughney / New York Times: Newsweek, Sold in 2010, Is Changing Hands Again
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes: IAC Sells Newsweek To Digital News Publisher IBT Media
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch: IBT Media Buys Newsweek From IAC
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: This weekend only: Old media yard sale
David Lieberman / Deadline.com: IAC Sells Newsweek To Publisher Of International Business Times
T.C. Sottek / The Verge: Newsweek sold to business news website less than a year after going digital
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: In other words, nobody wanted Newsweek http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Jeff Bercovici / @jeffbercovici: Barry Diller sells Newsweek to IBT Media. http://www.forbes.com/... Coincidence: IBT is based in Newsweek's former offices.
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Newsweek Sold to IBT Media
Michael Roston / @michaelroston: Fun fact: if you buy Newsweek, media reporters are required to take you seriously as a publisher and profile you.
Caroline Bankoff / New York Magazine: IAC Found Someone to Buy Zombie Newsweek
Tony Maglio / The Wrap: Newsweek Sold to IBT Media
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: International Biz Times buys Newsweek
IBT Media to Acquire Newsweek — Newsweek to Add to IBT Media's Growing Portfolio of Global News Brands Serving 30 Million Unique Users per Month — IBT Media (http://corp.ibt.com), an international digital-only news company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Newsweek from IAC.
Discussion: AllThingsD and The Huffington Post
Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed:
Newsweek's New Owners Say They Bought “A Lot Of Cachet” — Less than a year after announcing that it would cease publishing in print, the remaining assets of Newsweek have been sold to IBT Media, publishers of the International Business Times. The deal, announced Saturday afternoon …
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Court Rulings Blur the Line Between a Spy and a Leaker — WASHINGTON — The federal government is prosecuting leakers at a brisk clip and on novel theories. It is collecting information from and about journalists, calling one a criminal and threatening another with jail.
Discussion: Hullabaloo and The Huffington Post
Blake Fleetwood / The Huffington Post: I Never Met a Whistleblower I Didn't Like...
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
NYT journalist fights ruling nixing reporter's privilege
NYT journalist fights ruling nixing reporter's privilege
Aaron Couch / Hollywood Reporter:
John Palmer, NBC News Veteran, Dies at 77 — The journalist served as “Today” news anchor and White House Correspondent during his 40-year career with the network. — John Palmer, the journalist whose career with NBC News spanned 40 years, has died. He was 77.
Discussion: The Huffington Post, NBC Nightly News, Deadline.com, CNN and @tombrokaw
Joanna Zelman / The Huffington Post: Former NBC News Anchor Dies
David Lieberman / Deadline.com: R.I.P. John Palmer
Greg Botelho / CNN: Veteran NBC News correspondent John Palmer dies
Ben Popper / The Verge:
A month after Google killed its beloved Reader, the market for paid RSS tools is booming — Without the search giant strangling the market, will RSS actually evolve? — It's been a month since Google Reader shut down, breaking users' hearts and bringing an end to a nearly eight-year run of RSS dominance.
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Wall Street Journal becomes latest international news site to be blocked in China — China has blocked access to Wall Street Journal's local language website, putting the US publication in the same position as Bloomberg and New York Times which are also censored in the country.
Lisa Richwine / Reuters:
CBS retaliates, blocks online shows for Time Warner cable customers — (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast network CBS took its dispute with Time Warner Cable to the Internet, blocking access to shows on the CBS.com website for the cable operator's customers in New York and Los Angeles.
Discussion: @samgustin, @samgustin, @dannysullivan, @laurenweinstein, Gizmodo, @samgustin and @mathewi
Sam Gustin / @samgustin: @laurenweinstein gets it. This TWC/CBS bout is a set-up for the real fight over NN on last mile content delivery. @dangillmor
Sam Gustin / @samgustin: Fight to define parameters of future RT @dangillmor: Correct. RT @laurenweinstein: This is about power dynamics to control content on cable.
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: CBS blocks Time Warner broadband customers. Great way to teach them about VPNs & send them seeking pirated content http://techmeme.com/#a130802p34
Lauren Weinstein / @laurenweinstein: Why we've been pushing net neutrality so long! TWC blocks CBS today, maybe blocks Netflix next and Google after that?
Sam Gustin / @samgustin: Get over yourselves —> CBS retaliates, blocks online shows for Time Warner cable customers http://reut.rs/13CgbTk via @reuters
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: net neutrality seems to be working splendidly MT @ReutersTech: CBS blocks online shows 4 Time Warner cable customers http://www.reuters.com/...
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Time Warner Cable drops CBS in New York, LA, Dallas
Time Warner Cable drops CBS in New York, LA, Dallas
Discussion: @brianstelter, Variety, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Reuters, Guardian, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Adweek, CBS News, Deadline.com, LA Biz Observed, @sdkstl, @markharrisnyc, @amyvernon, @peterlauria3, @brianstelter, @megjameslat, @jbflint, @brianstelter, @jbflint, @emilybell, @jcstearns, @rossataca, @samgustin, @atompkins, @jbflint, Gawker, Indiewire Blogs …, Hollywood Reporter, Broadcasting & Cable, Los Angeles Times, Poynter, TechCrunch, Los Angeles Times, The Wrap, Gothamist, Bloomberg, Associated Press, Hollywood Reporter, AfterDawn.com and @atompkins
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: New wrinkle in @CBS blackout: at home with my @TWC broadband, videos on http://CBS.com are blocked. In their place: anti-@TWC ads.
Todd Spangler / Variety: CBS Stations, Showtime Go Dark for Time Warner Cable Customers
Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal: Time Warner Cable Drops CBS Network From Lineup
Bill Carter / New York Times: After a Fee Dispute With Time Warner Cable, CBS Goes Dark for Three Million Viewers
Adweek: Time Warner Cable Pulls the Plug on CBS Network's signal goes dark in New York; Los Angeles …
Alain Sherter / CBS News: Time Warner drops CBS from cable network in major markets
David Lieberman / Deadline.com: NO DEAL! CBS And Showtime Go Dark On Time Warner Cable
Mark Lacter / LA Biz Observed: Time Warner Cable cuts off CBS stations*
Staci D Kramer / @sdkstl: .@brianstelter (NYC) @JBFlint (LA) among @TWC subs who can't access @CBS video. Fox tried this in 2010, pulled back. http://paidcontent.org/2010/10/17/419- fox-uses-hulu-briefly-as-pawn-in- retrans-battle-with-cablevision/ ...
Mark Harris / @markharrisnyc: I love that there are people at both Time Warner Cable and CBS who imagine that any consumer is on either of their sides.
Amy Vernon / @amyvernon: @PUBLISIDE @jcstearns I thought this was all about public service. You know, the people. The children. The children's puppies.
Peter Lauria / @peterlauria3: Every time a cable distributor-cable programmer battle results in a blackout, a millennial cuts the cord
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: By-the-#'s FCC statement re: blackout: “The Commission is disappointed... We urge all parties involved to resolve this situation ASAP.”
Meg James / @megjameslat: CBS statement: “This is the first time in its history that CBS has been dropped from a cable system.” CBS Chan 2 pulled from TWC in LA, NY
Joe Flint / @jbflint: Time Warner Cable subscribers (like me) can't access CBS content on http://CBS.com
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Amid all the chatter about @TWC/@CBS, keep in mind: there are blackouts ongoing in at least 41 smaller TV markets. http://bit.ly/11AEmnO
Joe Flint / @jbflint: Actually the blue screen is kind of peaceful.
Emily Bell / @emilybell: Hmm if only Netflix carried news.....
Josh Stearns / @jcstearns: There is nothing like two media giants bickering to remind everyone that they have utterly abandoned the idea of serving the public.
Ross Lieberman / @rossataca: CBS can speak to TWC Cable subs about the dispute via social media. TWC can speak directly to their subs through their TV. Advantage: TWC.
Sam Gustin / @samgustin: I don't find anything amusing about this. TWC has just yanked a crucial stream of real news from millions of people.
Al Tompkins / @atompkins: #CBS blacked out by TWC? If you can't live without (I bet you can), here's info on antennas to get the signal. http://www.fcc.gov/guides/antennas- and-digital-television ...
Joe Flint / @jbflint: CBS - TW Cable feud not just about sub fees but also broadband competition and OTT. More info coming.
Jon Friedman / Indiewire Blogs, Film News and Reviews: CBS and Time Warner Cable Are Playing a Good-Old Fashion Game of ‘Chicken’
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter: Time Warner Cable: CBS Refused a Contract Extension of up to One Year
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: Time Warner Drops CBS Stations
Al Tompkins / Poynter: Time Warner blacks out CBS stations in major markets
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch: CBS Blocks Time Warner Cable Subscribers From Watching Full Episodes On CBS.com
Jen Chung / Gothamist: Time Warner Cable Drops CBS Over Fee Dispute
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter: Time Warner Cable, CBS Talks Break Down, Stations Go Dark