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 …
Leslie Kaufman / New York Times: Mozilla to Develop Comments Platform for New York Times and Washington Post
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
Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post: The New York Times, Washington Post And Mozilla Are Working Together
Farhad Manjoo / @fmanjoo: $4 million for better comments. I really wonder if it'll be worth it, in the end.
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/ ...
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.
Tim / @timherrera: you guysssss wapo/nyt/mozilla are gonna make the comments section not suck! http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
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: Techdirt, Clay Shirky and College Media Matters
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
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Print still matters, even if some would like to believe it shouldn't — I have to say, I find it funny to be called an apologist for the legacy news industry, as Clay Shirky suggested in an overnight post. — The newsonomics of the Orange County Register's (new, newer, newest) plan — January 23, 2014
Discussion: David Higgerson, LA Observed, @bgrueskin, @dankennedy_nu, @billadairduke, @jeffjarvis, WGBH News and Clay Shirky
David Higgerson: Forget the recession - learning to love audience data is the thing which will define the regional media's future
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Register stumbles lead to strong words between media thinkers
@bgrueskin: So, @kdoctor knows how to insert a shiv, as this response to @cshirky shows http://www.niemanlab.org/... http://twitter.com/...
Dan Kennedy / @dankennedy_nu: Thoughtful response by @kdoctor to @cshirky: http://www.niemanlab.org/... My take for @wgbhnews ICYMI: http://wgbhnews.org/...
Bill Adair / @billadairduke: In his reply to @cshirky , @kdoctor makes a pretty good case Shirky cherry-picked http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: tl;dr “Is not.” “Is too.” “Is not.” “Is too.” “Says who?” “Says me.” http://www.niemanlab.org/...
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 …
Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News: Twitter Snaps Up SnappyTV
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch: Twitter Acquires SnappyTV To Expand Offerings For Live Media Partners
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/...
Marc Chacksfield / TechRadar.com: Twitter snaps up SnappyTV - wants to be the ultimate social TV service
Gabriela Vatu / Softpedia News: Twitter Announces SnappyTV Acquisition
Harish Jonnalagadda / Windows Phone Central: Twitter acquires live video platform SnappyTV
Ian Hogarth / @soundboy: Interesting to see Twitter & TV converging more still: 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
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/...
Paul Sawers / The Next Web: Twitter's evolution as a broadcasting platform continues as it acquires live-TV clipping service SnappyTV
Adam Besvinick / @besvinick: Twitter acquiring SnappyTV just makes so much sense, and, frankly, I'm shocked it took this long http://blog.twitter.com/...
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable: Twitter to Acquire Live Video Platform SnappyTV
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: Multichannel News, TIME, The Daily Caller, BGR, @future_of_music, CNET, TechCrunch and Mashable
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/...
Roger Cheng / CNET: T-Mobile unveils ‘UnRadio’ service, offers data-free music
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, Reuters, The Verge, App Advice, @inafried, AppleInsider, MacRumors and @dangillmor
Mark Bergen / AdAge: T-Mobile Lets Customers Test Drive iPhones, Launches Ad-Free Music Streaming Service
Marina Lopes / Reuters: T-Mobile offers one-week network test drive, free music streaming to lure customers
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
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/...
Husain Sumra / MacRumors: T-Mobile Announces ‘Test Drive’, A One Week Network Trial With a Free iPhone 5s
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, The Drum, @johnrentoul, @murpharoo, @pkafka and @paullewis
Angela Haggerty / The Drum: Cannes Lions bust up as Australian copyright row between Mail Online and News Corp reaches Europe's shores
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/ ...
Katharine Murphy / @murpharoo: Dignity. Always dignity http://www.theaustralian.com.au/ ...
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Reporter says Daily Mail pub's “associates also verbally abused and then poured beer over me” at Cannes party. http://m.theaustralian.com.au/ ...
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/...
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.
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/...
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.
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Vice Media: Time Warner deal will not be at expense of youth audience — Chief creative officer Eddy Moretti says company's prime concern is to ‘protect the brand’ — Vice Media's Eddy Moretti described the company as a ‘20-year startup’ that is nothing without its brand.
Discussion: The Huffington Post, The New York Observer, The Drum and @mathewi
Danny Schechter / The Huffington Post: Canada's Media Exports of the Future — Vice and Real News — Compete for Our Attention
Ksmokeobserver / The New York Observer: Morning Media Mix: Drop the Policy, Hold the Mic
John McCarthy / The Drum: Vice's Eddy Moretti: Advertisers should capitalise now ‘in the neolithic era’ of online video streaming
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?
Discussion: CNNMoney.com, Guardian, Deadline.com, TechCrunch, Netflix, Betabeat, @pkafka and Wall Street Journal
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com: Chelsea Handler to host Netflix talk show
Amanda Holpuch / Guardian: Chelsea Handler joins Netflix: ‘I wanted to sit with the cool kids at lunch’
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Next up for Netflix, probably: Movies. Probably not next: Sports. http://recode.net/...
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: Folio, MediaWire Daily, CNN, @poynter, ThinkProgress, FishbowlDC, The Daily Caller, Digiday and The Week
CAYSEY WELTON / Folio: National Journal Magazine Has a New Look
Dianne Feinstein / CNN: Brian Schweitzer says his ‘gaydar’ goes off when he sees Eric Cantor
@poynter: “Print is not for everything anymore,” says editor of National Journal's redesigned magazine: http://www.poynter.org/...
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
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 …
Carly Page / Inquirer:
Bskyb: Copyright reform for digital services would ‘do more harm than good’ — Not the right time to overhaul IP laws for Netflix and Spotify — UK BROADCASTER Bskyb has claimed that now is not the right time for copyright reform, saying it likely would do more harm than good.
Discussion: Advanced Television
Colin Mann / Advanced Television: BSkyB: Beware European copyright reform
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.
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:
Pinterest, a proven traffic driver, is now a customizable ad unit — Publishers looking beyond Facebook and Twitter for social media-driven audience growth are increasingly finding a compelling alternative in Pinterest. — The discovery platform has become traffic gold for any publisher …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
CNN's New Programming Met With Resistance from Ad Buyers — CNN recently unveiled a new slogan, “go there.” But some ad-buying executives may not want to follow that command. — As CNN begins to hold “upfront” conversations, several ad buyers say the Time Warner-owned cable-news outlet is meeting with resistance.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
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 …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
NUJ's Newsquest members to strike over relocation, pay and job cuts — The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has announced that its members will strike for one day, next Wednesday (25 June), at certain newspapers owned by Newsquest/Gannett. — The strike, which will hit titles …
Discussion: National Union of Journalists
Saeed Kamali Dehghan / Guardian:
Iranian film-maker jailed for five years for ‘collaborating with the BBC’ — Mahnaz Mohammadi, charged with collusion against Iran's national security, maintains innocence and fears sentence could be due to women's rights work — Prominent Iranian documentary film-maker …
Clifford Coonan / Hollywood Reporter:
China Unveils Tax Breaks, Funding to Boost Local Film Industry — The policy document from major ministries is aimed at making the film business in China more competitive. — The Chinese government has unveiled a major policy document from several ministries designed to boost the film industry …
Discussion: Reuters and People's Daily Online