Edward Wong / International New York Times:
Bloomberg News Is Said to Curb Articles That Might Anger China — BEIJING — The decision came in an early evening call to four journalists huddled in a Hong Kong conference room. On the line 12 time zones away in New York was their boss, Matthew Winkler, the longtime editor in chief of Bloomberg News.
Discussion: The Wrap, The Verge, @stevelohr, Mediaite, @dylanratigan, Gawker, @ingrahamangle, @davidfolkenflik, @franklangfitt, @stone_skynews, Talking Biz News, @benparr and @tomjolly
Steve Lohr / @stevelohr: The Chinese pressure on Bloomberg News, which seems to be trimming its sales. An excellent case study. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Matt Wilstein / Mediaite: Bloomberg News ‘Disappointed’ in NY Times' ‘Absolutely False’ Front Page Story
Dylan Ratigan / @dylanratigan: “@kouroshk: Not the Bloomberg I was proud to work for, if true: http://www.nytimes.com/...” Nor I.
Max Rivlin-Nadler / Gawker: Bloomberg News Killed Stories Critical of China
Laura Ingraham / @ingrahamangle: China gets its way w/out ever having to fire a shot... $$$ trumps human rts. http://www.nytimes.com/...
David Folkenflik / @davidfolkenflik: NYT cited top Bloomberg editors' concerns over continued journalistic presence in China, not business dealings. But those present too.
@franklangfitt: So what does Bloomberg do now? Fire its own reporters, who are highly respected? Run the story? Everyone watching. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Mark Stone / @stone_skynews: To publish and risk expulsion... Or to self-censor? The pressures of reporting China:http://www.nytimes.com/ ...
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Bloomberg said to curb China coverage
Ben Parr / @benparr: Wow. The power of the Chinese government scares Bloomberg News into submission. - http://www.nytimes.com/...
Tom Jolly / @tomjolly: #Bloomberg employee quotes editor as saying: “If we run the story, we'll be kicked out of China” http://nyti.ms/1dTugTD
Andrew Jacobs / New York Times:
Reporter for Reuters Won't Receive China Visa — BEIJING — The Chinese government has rejected the visa application of a veteran American journalist who had been waiting eight months to begin a new reporting job in China for Thomson Reuters, the journalist said.
Discussion: @louisestory, @melissakchan, @pjmooney, @sophie_beach, @kemc and @barbarademick
Louise Story / @louisestory: “It's got to have a chilling effect that leads to some level of self-censorship"says a journalist expelled from China http://www.nytimes.com/...
Melissa Chan / @melissakchan: Welcome to the club, @pjmooney: Reporter for Reuters Won't Receive China Visa. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Paul Mooney / @pjmooney: The New York Times article about China's decision to reject my application for a journalist visa http://fb.me/...
Sophie / @sophie_beach: Soon there won't be any foreign correspondents left in China & all the Foreign Ministry's dreams will have come true. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Kathleen McLaughlin / @kemc: During visa interview, @pjmooney was asked his views on Tibet, warned to be more “balanced” in his coverage. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
Lessons in a Surveillance Drama Redux — IT was almost eight years ago that The Times published a blockbuster story by James Risen and Eric Lichtblau about a secret Bush administration program to eavesdrop on Americans without warrants. But for many Times readers, it still resonates deeply.
Discussion: @marshallyoum, @jswatz, @froomkin, @kgosztola and Pressing Issues
Kyu Ho Youm / @marshallyoum: Lesson from NYT on gov't v news media : “Always err on the side of publishing.” http://goo.gl/YG8Wzm NYT public ed article.
John Schwartz / @jswatz: A story delayed: damage done and lessons learned. @Sulliview dives deep on the NYT's NSA spying story from 2005. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Dan Froomkin / @froomkin: .@Sulliview revisits the long-delayed Times surveillance story of '04 http://www.nytimes.com/... But is way too gentle http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Kevin Gosztola / @kgosztola: .@sulliview interviewed key players in 9-yr-old drama at NYT over Bush warrantless wiretapping story http://www.nytimes.com/...
Greg Mitchell / Pressing Issues: Public Ed. Revisits Infamous 2004 ‘NYT’ Episode
Andrew Rosati / MiamiHerald.com:
Venezuela releases Herald reporter — CARACAS — After almost 48 hours in custody, Miami Herald Andean Bureau Chief Jim Wyss was released Saturday to U.S. Embassy officials, who confirmed that the journalist was in good health and had not been mistreated. — “A sincere thanks to everyone …
Discussion: New York Times, Guardian, USA Today, Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, GlobalPost, Wall Street Journal, Big News Network.com and Riptide 2.0
William Neuman / New York Times: Venezuela Releases U.S. Journalist After 2 Days
Peter Wilson / USA Today: Venezuela detains ‘Miami Herald’ reporter
Associated Press: Miami Herald reporter released after 2-day detention in Venezuela for reporting on crisis
Chris Kraul / Los Angeles Times: Venezuela frees Miami journalist
Ezequiel Minaya / Wall Street Journal: Venezuelan authorities release detained U.S. reporter, newspaper says
Michael E. Miller / Riptide 2.0: Jim Wyss, Miami Herald Reporter, Detained by Venezuelan Authorities UPDATED
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
Twitter co-founder Evan Williams hopes Medium will surface rationality in the cacophony — A Founder of Twitter Goes Long — Between downtown San Francisco and the new Twitter offices six city blocks to the west, things get sketchy. There is a strip club, a budget motel with weekly rates and …
Discussion: @brianstelter, @buzzfeedben, @stevelohr, @rsarver and @plattypants
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: NYT profiles @Ev and Medium: “It's an effort to add nourishment, but I can't claim I've figured it out.” http://www.nytimes.com/...
Ben Smith / @buzzfeedben: Am I the only one who thinks the hazard of online writing is that it's too long, not too short? http://www.nytimes.com/...
Steve Lohr / @stevelohr: A Twitter founder with second thoughts on the world he helped create. http://nyti.ms/17eZNdN From @mrichtel
Ryan Sarver / @rsarver: Nice profile in the @nytimes on @Ev and @medium. From 140 characters to longform “A Founder of Twitter Goes Long” http://www.nytimes.com/...
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger to be questioned by MPs over NSA leaks — Rusbridger to appear before home affairs select committee after claims that revelations were damaging national security — The editor of the Guardian is to be questioned by MPs about his newspaper's publication …
Discussion: The Huffington Post, Press Gazette, Associated Press, Softpedia News, The Independent and Telegraph
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Alan Rusbridger, Guardian Editor, Summoned To Parliament Over Snowden
Associated Press: Guardian editor to be questioned by British lawmakers over publication of Snowden leaks
Porochista Khakpour / Al Jazeera America:
A document mule in the Internet age … On an unbearably hot San Fernando Valley day in the first week of September, I meet journalist Jason Leopold at Toluca Lake's Sweetsalt Food Shop, an unassumingly jovial cafe where neither of us Californians had been before.
Peter Sterne / Capital New York:
NSFW Corp lays off three, including one famous former Anthony Weiner intern — On Thursday, the Not Safe For Work Corporation, which publishes nsfwcorp magazine, laid off three of its staffers. Two of them shared the news on Twitter: sex and science editor Leigh Cowart and political reporter Olivia Nuzzi …
Paul Carr / @paulcarr: Beyond that, I encourage you to speculate. That's what I'd do. But I really can't respond to questions yet, for reasons that will be clear.
Hans-Jürgen Schlamp / Spiegel Online:
New Italian Website Targets Mafia with Anonymous Informants — A new group in Italy is seeking to break the mafia's code of silence by providing informants the means to safely reveal information to the media or authorities via an anonymous Internet portal. The site's founders are hoping for tip-offs from abroad too
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's …
Sara Morrison / The Wrap:
Fox News Stands By Its Benghazi Reporting — While “60 Minutes” has apologized for and admitted that its Benghazi report that used the supposed “eyewitness” account of British security officer Dylan Davies was a mistake, Fox News, which also used Davies' account in its stories about the attack …
Discussion: @juddlegum, Mediaite and Erik Wemple
Judd Legum / @juddlegum: Fox News stands by Benghazi coverage even though it relied on reporting 60 Minutes has retracted http://www.thewrap.com/...
Noah Rothman / Mediaite: CBS 60 Minutes' Lara Logan Apologizes for Erroneous Benghazi Survivor Report: ‘We Were Wrong’
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Simon & Schuster pulling Benghazi book
Simon & Schuster pulling Benghazi book
Discussion: Pressthink, @juliebosman, The Huffington Post, CBS News, The Lede, GalleyCat, Mother Jones, Gawker and Kirk LaPointe's …
Jay Rosen / Pressthink: Will CBS News apologize for the reckless denials before its Benghazi story collapsed?
Julie Bosman / @juliebosman: Breaking: Simon & Schuster tells NYT it is pulling Benghazi book. “We are suspending the publication” and notifying stores to return books.
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Why ‘60 Minutes’ Stood By Benghazi Source Before Retracting Report
Robert Mackey / The Lede: Lara Logan's On-Air Apology for Flawed Benghazi Report
Dianna Dilworth / GalleyCat: Simon & Schuster to Pull Benghazi Book Amid Questions of Accuracy
J.K. Trotter / Gawker: CBS Retracts Bombshell Benghazi Report Over Lying Source
Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
How Future is bringing TV values to online video — Scheduled programming, standardised show lengths and ad breaks to set your watch by - the rigid structures of traditional broadcasting may not seem like a suitable place to take inspiration from in the free and flexible world of online video.
Emma Bryce / The Connectivist:
America's Media Guzzling Ways — What amounts to 14 feet of books, tightly stacked and spread across the entire continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii? Answer: the amount of media data, measured in printed text, that Americans consumed last year. — That's 6.9 zettabytes—6.9 million-million gigabytes—to be exact.
Discussion: Beyond Search
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Readin, Riten, Rithmatik, and Guzzlin
FCC OKs Media General-New Young Broadcasting Merger — The FCC gave approval to Media General to merge with New Young Broadcasting Holding Co, Inc. Media General expects to close on the transaction Nov. 12. The FCC approved Media General's applications seeking consent to transfer …
Discussion: Poynter, Broadcasting & Cable, Radio & Television …, The Roanoke Times and TVSpy
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: Media General-New Young Broadcasting merger gets FCC, shareholder approval
Michael Malone / Broadcasting & Cable: FCC Approves Media General-Young Merger
John Reid Blackwell / The Roanoke Times: Media General, owner of WSLS, merger with New Young OK'd
Kevin Eck / TVSpy: Media General Shareholders OK Merger with Young