Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Washington Post, New York Times and Mozilla team up for new Web site comment system — In an unusual partnership, The Washington Post, the New York Times and software developer Mozilla will team up to create digital tools that will make it easier for readers to post comments and photos …
Discussion: New York Times, VentureBeat, Knight Foundation, Nieman Journalism Lab, The Awl, Poynter, Guardian, Gigaom, Knight Foundation, @bobbymacreports, NetNewsCheck Latest, @jcstearns, @fmanjoo, @timherrera, @dansinker, @kansasalps, @digiphile, @ndiakopoulos, @bydanielvictor, @postbaron, The Huffington Post and The Newspaper Guild
Leslie Kaufman / New York Times: Mozilla to Develop Comments Platform With New York Times and Washington Post
Barry Levine / VentureBeat: NY Times, Washington Post, Mozilla join hands to reinvent the comments section
Knight Foundation: The Mozilla-New York Times-Washington Post project: Turning comments into community
Caroline O'Donovan / Nieman Journalism Lab: Why The New York Times and The Washington Post (and Mozilla) are building an audience engagement platform together
John Herrman / The Awl: The One True Comment Section
Sam Kirkland / Poynter: Can the NYT, WaPo and Mozilla create a system to quiet the trolls in your comments?
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom: The New York Times, WaPo and Mozilla are building an open-source community platform to try and fix comments
Knight Foundation: OpenNews: Building New Communities with the New York Times and the Washington Post
Robert MacMillan / @bobbymacreports: .@nytimes, @washingtonpost spend $3.89 million in grant money on website comments. Troll elimination not guaranteed. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Josh Stearns / @jcstearns: It is hard to overstate how important it is to see the biggest newsrooms collaborating to build something that serves the entire field.
Farhad Manjoo / @fmanjoo: $4 million for better comments. I really wonder if it'll be worth it, in the end.
Tim / @timherrera: you guysssss wapo/nyt/mozilla are gonna make the comments section not suck! http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Dan Sinker / @dansinker: Today's a pretty great day.
Andrea Peterson / @kansasalps: What could bring @washingtonpost, @nytimes, and @mozilla together? Trying to make web site comments better. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Alex Howard / @digiphile: .@knightfdn funds creation of new online commenting system http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... & will open source it. @dansinker to lead team? Heck yes.
Nick Diakopoulos / @ndiakopoulos: 3.89 million for comments - http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... - wish there was some $ for research on this ... it's not just about dev.
Daniel Victor / @bydanielvictor: The (free) platform NYT/WaPo/Mozilla will create will unite several forms of reader contributions, not just comments http://washingtonpost.com/...
Marty Baron / @postbaron: .@washingtonpost, @nytimes, @mozilla team up for new comment system, thanks to @knightfdn grant http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post: The New York Times, Washington Post And Mozilla Are Working Together
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
Technology can't vanquish trolls completely, says leader of comments project — The just-announced partnership between The New York Times, Washington Post and Mozilla holds a lot of promise for the future of comments and communities at news sites, but don't expect a new system to make trolls disappear completely.
Discussion: @samkirkla and @craigsilverman
Sam Kirkland / @samkirkla: Community platform in development isn't “declaring war on a**holery,” @dansinker says. But it could help quiet trolls http://bit.ly/1sr2Yy5
Baljeet Singh / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter acquires SnappyTV, the service for clipping, editing, and sharing video clips from live broadcasts — SnappyTV is joining the flock — One of the best ways to follow events as they unfold is through real-time videos on Twitter. As we continue to invest in video …
Discussion: SnappyTV, Wall Street Journal, VentureBeat, Fast Company, CNNMoney.com, Broadcasting & Cable, AdAge, The Technology Chronicles, CNET, ZDNet, The Next Web, TechCrunch, VatorNews, TechRadar.com, @soundboy, Variety, Silicon Republic, Windows Phone Central, Pocket-lint, Softpedia News, @besvinick, @richdemuro, @endemolbeyond, AdExchanger, Engadget, Electronista, The Verge, Mashable, SocialTimes, blogs.ft.com and SeekingAlpha.com
Pavithra Mohan / Fast Company: TWITTER ACQUIRES LIVE CLIPPING SERVICE SNAPPYTV
James O'Toole / CNNMoney.com: Twitter wants to be your TV companion
Tbaysinger / Broadcasting & Cable: Twitter Snaps Up SnappyTV
Don Reisinger / CNET: Twitter snaps up video startup SnappyTV
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet: Twitter buys video editing and sharing platform SnappyTV
Paul Sawers / The Next Web: Twitter's evolution as a broadcasting platform continues as it acquires live-TV clipping service SnappyTV
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch: Twitter Acquires SnappyTV To Expand Offerings For Live Media Partners
Steven Loeb / VatorNews: Twitter continues TV push with purchase of SnappyTV
Marc Chacksfield / TechRadar.com: Twitter snaps up SnappyTV - wants to be the ultimate social TV service
Ian Hogarth / @soundboy: Interesting to see Twitter & TV converging more still: http://blog.twitter.com/...
Harish Jonnalagadda / Windows Phone Central: Twitter acquires live video platform SnappyTV
Elyse Betters / Pocket-lint: Twitter acquires SnappyTV to fill up your timeline with more video tweets
Gabriela Vatu / Softpedia News: Twitter Announces SnappyTV Acquisition
Adam Besvinick / @besvinick: Twitter acquiring SnappyTV just makes so much sense, and, frankly, I'm shocked it took this long http://blog.twitter.com/...
Rich DeMuro / @richdemuro: Brilliant! Twitter buys company that records TV shows online & lets you clip fav parts to share on Twitter http://blog.twitter.com/...
Endemol Beyond / @endemolbeyond: One of the first Social TV companies, @SnappyTV, gets picked up by Twitter for its video creation and sharing tool http://blog.twitter.com/...
Kelly Liyakasa / AdExchanger: Twitter Snaps Up SnappyTV In Bid For (More) Social TV
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge: Twitter acquires clip-sharing startup SnappyTV to bolster video ambitions
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable: Twitter to Acquire Live Video Platform SnappyTV
Kimberlee Morrison / SocialTimes: Twitter Acquires Video-Clipping Service SnappyTV
Hannah Kuchler / blogs.ft.com: Twitter bets on second screen with SnappyTV deal
Andrew Dugan / Gallup:
Americans' Confidence in News Media Remains Low — Across newspapers, TV, and Internet, confidence no higher than 22% — WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans' faith in each of three major news media platforms — television news, newspapers, and news on the Internet — is at or tied with record lows …
Matt Wilstein / Mediaite: Americans Now Trust Online News More Than TV
Blake Neff / The Daily Caller: Gallup: Congress Least Popular Thing Ever
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post: People Found A Way To Hate The Media Even More Than They Did Before
Aaron Blake / Washington Post: The American people are slowly becoming nihilists
John Aziz / The Week: Americans have almost three times more confidence in small business than big business
David Wessel / Wall Street Journal: Congress's New Low — Today is a milestone in the history of the U.S. Congress.
Colin Campbell / Business Insider: POLL: Public Confidence In Congress ‘Has Sunk To A New Low’
Chris Ziegler / The Verge:
T-Mobile is setting a dangerous precedent for wireless net neutrality with its Music Freedom initiative — T-Mobile's ‘Music Freedom’ is a great feature — and a huge problem — It sounds great, but it's really, really, really bad — Net neutrality has seen headier days, and to be honest …
Discussion: Techdirt, hypebot, Washington Post, TIME, Multichannel News, The Daily Caller, BGR, @future_of_music, TechCrunch and Mashable
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Music Freedom Or Holding Consumers Hostage? Letting ISPs Pick Winners And Losers Is A Problem
Brian Fung / Washington Post: The Switchboard: T-Mobile will exempt some music services from your data caps
Jbaumgartner / Multichannel News: T-Mobile Exempts Music From Cellular Caps
Future of Music / @future_of_music: This is stunningly bad news for musicians. http://theverge.com/...
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch: T-Mobile Stops Counting Data Used With Spotify, Pandora, And Certain Other Music Services
Samantha Murphy Kelly / Mashable: T-Mobile and Rhapsody Launch Streaming-Music Service unRadio
Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code:
T-Mobile Offers Music Streaming Free of Data Charges
T-Mobile Offers Music Streaming Free of Data Charges
Discussion: AdAge, PC Magazine, Reuters, @inafried, CNNMoney.com, GeekWire, AppleInsider, CNET, The Verge, App Advice, MacRumors and @dangillmor
Mark Bergen / AdAge: T-Mobile Lets Customers Test Drive iPhones, Launches Ad-Free Music Streaming Service
Eugene Kim / PC Magazine: T-Mobile Unveils Music Freedom, Rhapsody unRadio
Marina Lopes / Reuters: T-Mobile offers one-week network test drive, free music streaming to lure customers
Ina Fried / @inafried: Some people expected a music service to be offered free of data charges today. Most thought it would be Amazon http://recode.net/...
James O'Toole / CNNMoney.com: T-Mobile: Stream all the music you want
AppleInsider: T-Mobile's ‘Music Freedom’ lets users stream music for free from services like iTunes Radio
Roger Cheng / CNET: T-Mobile unveils ‘UnRadio’ service, offers data-free music
Dan Seifert / The Verge: T-Mobile's latest ‘Uncarrier’ feature: Rhapsody Unradio, an odd streaming music service
Aldrin Calimlim / App Advice: Rhapsody For iOS Updated With Shazam-Like TrackMatch, Live Radio And UnRadio
Husain Sumra / MacRumors: T-Mobile Announces ‘Test Drive’, A One Week Network Trial With a Free iPhone 5s
Corey Kilgannon / New York Times:
An Unusual Media Start-Up: A Local Newspaper — Kevin Boyle has done two stints as editor of The Wave, a 120-year-old weekly newspaper in the Rockaways that has long been a source of local news in its seaside Queens neighborhood. — The first came in the late 1990s, and the second began after Hurricane Sandy.
Discussion: @hblodget, @raju and American Press Institute
Henry Blodget / @hblodget: Cool. This is last piece of the puzzle RT @nytimesbusiness: An Unusual Media Start-Up: A Local Newspaper http://www.nytimes.com/...
Raju Narisetti / @raju: The Rockaways, NY, is about to become something unusual in this fast-moving digital age: a two newspaper US townhttp://www.nytimes.com/...
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Washington Free Beacon suspended from Clinton archives — The University of Arkansas has blocked the Washington Free Beacon from its special collections after the conservative website published audio recordings of Hillary Clinton without asking for the university's permission, the site reported on Thursday.
Discussion: Washington Free Beacon and The Daily Caller
Craig Newmark / craigconnects:
Craig Newmark joins the board of Poynter Institute because of his interest in journalism ethics, accountability — Journalism Ethics: Why I'm Joining Poynter Institute — Hey, I just joined the Foundation Board of the Poynter Institute because of my interest in protecting journalism ethics.
Discussion: @ckrewson, @craignewmark, @tgdavidson and @kellymcb, Thanks:@steverubel
Chris Krewson / @ckrewson: Guy who invented Craigslist, which basically killed newspapers, joins board of newspaper-founded training org. http://craigconnects.org/... #irony
Tom Davidson / @tgdavidson: HUGE win for @Poynter MT @Deggans: Craigslist founder Craig Newmark joins Poynter Institute board. http://craigconnects.org/...
Kelly McBride / @kellymcb: Nice to have you aboard, Craig. RT @craignewmark: Hey, Journalism Ethics and Why I'm Joining @Poynter: http://bit.ly/1rcr2QU
Tracie Powell / Columbia Journalism Review:
Online publishers still aren't usually liable for user-generated content — A federal court this week reversed a lower court ruling that would've upended that precedent — A federal appeals court judge decided earlier this week that a gossip site is not liable for content it invites users to submit …
Darren Davidson / he Australian:
Mail Online's Martin Clarke in altercation with reporter over copyright — IT seems the heat of The Australian's coverage of the Mail Online's practice of lifting articles from other news sites has got its publisher and Australian editor-in-chief Martin Clarke more than a little bothered.
Discussion: Guardian, @murpharoo, @johnrentoul, The Drum, @paullewis and @pkafka
Katharine Murphy / @murpharoo: Dignity. Always dignity http://www.theaustralian.com.au/ ...
John Rentoul / @johnrentoul: “Martin, why did you steal my iPad?” This report is a thing of beauty & a joy for ever http://www.theaustralian.com.au/ ...
Angela Haggerty / The Drum: Cannes Lions bust up as Australian copyright row between Mail Online and News Corp reaches Europe's shores
Axel Springer Buys Stake in Privacy-Focused Search Website Qwant — Axel Springer SE, the German publisher leading a campaign to curb Google Inc.'s influence in Europe, acquired a 20 percent stake in Qwant, a Paris-based search engine that focuses on data privacy.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
National Journal bets on longform content with magazine redesign — “Print is not for everything anymore,” Richard Just said in an interview with Poynter. Just is the editor of National Journal magazine, which relaunches with a new print design Thursday. — So what's print for?
Discussion: MediaWire Daily, Folio, Capital New York, Talking Points Memo, Business Insider, @poynter, CNN, Digiday, FishbowlDC, The Daily Caller and New York Magazine
CAYSEY WELTON / Folio: National Journal Magazine Has a New Look
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo: Schweitzer Apologizes For ‘Stupid And Insensitive Remarks’
Colin Campbell / Business Insider: Brian Schweitzer Apologizes For Saying Eric Cantor Set Off His ‘Gaydar’
@poynter: “Print is not for everything anymore,” says editor of National Journal's redesigned magazine: http://www.poynter.org/...
Dianne Feinstein / CNN: Brian Schweitzer says his ‘gaydar’ goes off when he sees Eric Cantor
Nick Massella / FishbowlDC: First Look: National Journal Redesign, to Serve Chicken and Waffles on Capitol Hill
Betsy Rothstein / The Daily Caller: Mag To Lure Readers With Free Chicken And Waffles
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
News startup PolicyMic rebrands as Mic to expand beyond politics, seeks advertisers to monetize — Web Startup PolicyMic Pushes Beyond Politics as it Courts First Advertisers — When the young entreprenuers Jake Horowitz and Chris Altchek started the site PolicyMic in 2011 …
Discussion: @sfiegerman and @raju
Seth Fiegerman / @sfiegerman: Am I the only one who wishes PolicyMic changed its name to Policy just for the headline “PolicyMic Drops the Mic” http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
AJC's digital reorganization, part 1: Topic teams inspired by Quartz's ‘obsessions’ — When Bert Roughton Jr. was tasked 18 months ago with reorganizing the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's newsroom to better address the newspaper's digital challenges, he looked outside his own newsroom …
Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
A reply to Clay Shirky: Who doesn't distinguish between investing in journalism as opposed to print — Who doesn't distinguish between investing in journalism as opposed to print — NYU's Clay Shirky calls Ken Doctor and me shills and nostalgists for our respective coverage …
Discussion: @ryanchittum, Techdirt, College Media Matters, LA Observed and Nieman Journalism Lab
Ryan Chittum / @ryanchittum: Aaron Kushner just wrote me, @cshirky, @kdoctor: “our local print ad business isn't just up, it's up strong double digits year over year.”
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Don't Weep For The Past; Plan For The Future
Dan Reimold / College Media Matters: Media Guru: Print is Dying, Adults Must Stop Lying to Journalism Students About Its Potential
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Register stumbles lead to strong words between media thinkers
Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter:
'Tonight Show's' New York Move Prompts L.A. Movie Premiere Exodus — Jimmy Fallon's late-night show creates a promo mecca that is luring stars east despite bigger costs. — Wonder why most big movie premieres are being held in New York this summer? Blame Jimmy Fallon.
Richard Horgan / FishbowlNY: Jimmy Fallon Helps Move the Tentpole to Manhattan
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Chelsea Clinton hasn't been on NBC for 4 months — NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton - under scrutiny for her pricey contract with NBC News - hasn't been featured since January, but the network says it does expect two completed stories to air soon, and two others are in the works.
Dylan Byers / Politico: Chelsea Clinton AWOL on NBC
Edirin Oputu / Columbia Journalism Review:
News organizations are the new journalism schools — Politico and Condé Nast will soon be training rookies — Politico and Condé Nast are entering the j-school business. Last week, Politico announced the creation of a 10-day Journalism Institute for college students …
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab and Nieman Reports
Henry Taylor / TheMediaBriefing:
How Johnston Press is leveraging its SME relationships for hyperlocalised national advertising — Like many of its peers in the regional media, Johnston Press is trying to work out how local newspapers can survive declining print revenues to thrive in a digital age.
Angela Haggerty / The Drum:
UK national newspaper ad revenue predicted to fall below £1bn for first time this year — UK national newspaper advertising revenue will dip to below £1bn for the first in 2014, according to a forecast from WPP media buying arm GroupM. — GroupM estimates that despite total …
Discussion: Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal and American Press Institute
Kristen Schweizer / Bloomberg: WPP's Sorrell Sees 2014 Like-for-Like Revenue Beating Last Year
Ruth Bender / Wall Street Journal: WPP CEO Martin Sorrell predicts more consolidation in the advertising industry
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
With Help From Chelsea Handler, Netflix Goes From Old Movies to New TV Shows. What's Next? — Last year, Netflix started making its own TV dramas and comedies. In a year and a half, it's going to start making its own talk show. — What else does it have up its sleeve?
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com: Chelsea Handler to host Netflix talk show
Jethro Nededog / The Wrap: Chelsea Handler Inks Deal With Netflix for New Talk Show, 5 Comedy Specials
Amanda Holpuch / Guardian: Chelsea Handler joins Netflix: ‘I wanted to sit with the cool kids at lunch’
Alex Weprin / Capital New York: Decoding Netflix's Chelsea Handler strategy
Todd Spangler / Variety: Netflix Announces Chelsea Handler Talk Show to Debut in 2016
James Poniewozik / TIME: Binge Talking? Chelsea Handler Signs Deal for Netflix Talk Show
Brian Steinberg / Variety: Can Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show Compete With Fallon, Kimmel and Colbert?
David Hinckley / NY Daily News: Chelsea Handler signs with Netflix for 7-year deal that includes new talk show
Emily Yahr / Washington Post: Chelsea Handler continues to slam NBCUniversal networks as she announces Netflix talk show
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Next up for Netflix, probably: Movies. Probably not next: Sports. http://recode.net/...
Liam Andrew / Nieman Journalism Lab:
CTOs of Digg, Hearst, BuzzFeed, Salon, and more talk about how they plan for the future — How far ahead are media company CTOs planning? — The CTO of a digital media organization has to balance the everyday operations of a (semi-) functioning website with a holistic eye towards the future …