Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
World Cup Ratings Soar; Univision Has Most-Viewed Telecast in History — As the clock ticks down to the 4pmET start for the Round of 16 USA/Belgium World Cup match, the TV ratings for other World Cup games continue to score big in the U.S. — Univision's airing of the Mexico vs. Netherlands …
Discussion: Capital New York, Forbes, Gawker, Home Media Magazine and SocialTimes
Chris Smith / Forbes: The 2014 World Cup Is On Pace To Be One Of The Best Ever
Erik Gruenwedel / Home Media Magazine: Univision: Mexico vs. Holland Soccer Match the Highest-Rated U.S. Spanish-Language Telecast Ever
Christie Barakat / SocialTimes: Royal Dutch Airlines Wins World Cup Twitter Fail
Wall Street Journal:
ESPN, Univision crack down on Vine World Cup highlights posted by competitors like SB Nation
ESPN, Univision crack down on Vine World Cup highlights posted by competitors like SB Nation
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab, Techdirt, @mathewi, @kevinablue, @bluechoochoo, @timkarr, @digitalshields, @reckless, @bryandfischer, @stephlauren, @perlberg and @davidbegnaud
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab: FIFA has cracked down on that World Cup Twitter bot (and other people tweeting and Vining and GIFing goals)
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: ESPN And Univision Say Screw Fair Use: Your 6 Second Vine Videos Of World Cup Goals Must Be Taken Down
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: This is so dumb — Twitter has conceded to ESPN and Univision and suspended accounts that show World Cup goals: http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Kevin Blue / @kevinablue: World Cup rights holders Espn, Univision crack down on @SBNation & Twitter using Vines/GIFs to show goals, via @WSJ http://mobile.blogs.wsj.com/ ...
Andréa Lopez / @bluechoochoo: ESPN + @univision, you're on wrong side of history MT @NiemanLab: FIFA cracking down on World Cup Twitter bot http://nie.mn/1mBXebV
Mike Shields / @digitalshields: ESPN & Univision to SB Nation: dude, stopping Vining my goals (cause I paid bazillion for World Cup rights) http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Nilay Patel / @reckless: “SB Nation, one of the chief purveyors of quick World Cup content, has had two accounts suspended on Vine.” http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Bryan Fischer / @bryandfischer: Was wondering when this would happen and I'm slightly surprised it took this long for ESPN/Univision to do it: http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Stephanie Haberman / @stephlauren: You should probably stop embedding Instagrams & Vines of World Cup action. Because law. http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Steven Perlberg / @perlberg: FIFA / ESPN / Univision are none too pleased about all those vines of goals you're seeing this World Cup http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Pulitzer names Mike Pride new administrator — Mike Pride is the new administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, Columbia University announced Tuesday. Pride, the former editor of the Concord Monitor “led his small New Hampshire newspaper to national prominence and served as co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board …
Dylan Byers / Politico: Mike Pride named Pulitzer administrator
Brown Moses Blog:
Brown Moses launching crowdfunding campaign July 14 for open investigations site, Bellingcat — Brown Moses Announces Bellingcat - Open Source Investigations For All — I have big news to announce. I will be launching a website called Bellingcat. — As a champion of open source tools …
Discussion: @lorenzofb, @journalismfest, @alastairreid3, @peterjukes, @peterjukes and @joannauk
Lorenzo Franceschi B / @lorenzofb: .@Brown_Moses launches website (@bellingcat) to help others become “citizen open source investigators.” http://brown-moses.blogspot.co.uk/ ...
Journalism Festival / @journalismfest: “Open Source Investigations For All”: @Brown_Moses will be launching a website soon, called @bellingcat http://brown-moses.blogspot.it/ ...
Alastair Reid / @alastairreid3: .@Brown_Moses to launch new site @Bellingcat, announcement here http://brown-moses.blogspot.co.uk/ ... our interview here http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Peter Jukes / @peterjukes: Oops: ignore last link. Here's @Brown_Moses great new project: Bellingcat http://brown-moses.blogspot.co.uk/ ... Proud to be part of it @bellingcat
Peter Jukes / @peterjukes: A more dangerous question than ‘who watches the watchmen?’: who will dare put the bell on the cat? @bellingcat http://en.wikipedia.org/...
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
The Young Turks, with 68M views/month, generates $400 in one week from YouTube's Fan Funding — Online news channel chosen to test YouTube's ‘Fan Funding’ — The dialog box for YouTube's new Fan Funding program. This one features Poynter fellow Ben Mullin.
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
AP on robot reporters: 'I can't have journalists spending a ton of time data processing' — AP's plan to automate stories about earnings reports is designed to make life easier for human journalists, not to replace them, AP Managing Editor Lou Ferrara said.
Discussion: Gigaom, The Wrap, Business Insider, @charlesrotblut and @chaughney
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom: Why we should be celebrating the rise of robot journalism instead of criticizing it
@charlesrotblut: Yet another reason to read a company's actual earnings release - AP will use robots to write some business stories http://www.poynter.org/...
Craig Silverman / Poynter.:
Truth Goggles launches as an annotation tool for journalists — When Dan Schultz first described Truth Goggles close to three years go, he deemed it a “magic button” that could tell you “what is true and what is false on the web site you are viewing.” — That concept - which Schultz refers to as the …
Discussion: @jbenton and @billadairduke
Joshua Benton / @jbenton: I have to admit I'm a little bummed Truth Goggles evolved into yet another annotate-the-web tool no one will use http://www.poynter.org/...
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer — Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services — The BBC has announced that it has appointed Matthew Postgate as its chief technology officer.
Discussion: broadcastnow.co.uk and bbc.co.uk
George Bevir / broadcastnow.co.uk: BBC appoints new chief technology officer
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
How Veteran TV Exec Dawn Ostroff Is Taking Condé Nast Beyond Print: A dozen films at studios, more than 30 in development — The century-old magazine giant Condé Nast made an eyebrow-raising announcement in October 2011. Faced with declining print revenue, the company said it was getting into the entertainment business.
Max Willens / AdAge:
Aereo CEO Asks Subscribers to Make Congress Save the Company — Wants Lawmakers to ‘Protect Your Right to Use the Antenna of Your Choice’ — Content Marketing 2014 — Back in April, Aereo CEO Chet Kenojia made headlines when he said that a decisive Supreme Court loss would basically amount to the end of his company.
Discussion: The Wrap, Capital New York, VentureBeat, Home Media Magazine, Engadget and All Aereo
Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York: Aereo urges user support in post-ruling P.R. push
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat: Aereo's CEO calls for users to protest the Supreme Court
Erik Gruenwedel / Home Media Magazine: Aereo TV CEO Urges Populist Response
Chris Velazco / Engadget: Aereo asks users to fight back against Supreme Court ruling
Russian journalists injured in Ukraine — Reporter Denis Kulaga and cameraman Vadim Yudin wounded by mortar fire in Lugansk area, day after colleague shot dead — Two journalists from the Russian television channel Ren TV have been injured by mortar fire in eastern Ukraine …
Discussion: RIA Novosti, ITAR-TASS, Guardian, Pravda and Committee to Protect …
Axegrinder / Press Gazette:
'I'm the one the Daily Mail warned you about' - Guardian launches T-shirt range mocking its adversaries — First came the newspaper. Then came the website. Then, some time later, came the Shoreditch coffee shop. Now The Guardian has launched a range of T-shirts.
Chris Leo Palermino / Billboard:
After a Year of Experimentation, BitTorrent Bundle Wants to Make Artists (and Itself) Money — After hitting the ‘100 million’ milestone, BitTorrent, the data transfer protocol long associated with piracy, continues to try and clear its name. — One year and 100 million legal downloads later …
Discussion: @benpobjoy, @milesmaker, @alec_empire and hypebot
Ben Pobjoy / @benpobjoy: .@MattMason says it best, “The internet that artists have today is not what they were promised.” - http://www.billboard.com/...
Miles Maker / @milesmaker: 100 million legal downloads later http://www.billboard.com/... distributing a free and gated content combo @BitTorrent http://twitter.com/...
Alec Empire / @alec_empire: “We've got YouTube shutting the door on independent artists. We've got Spotify becoming Clear Channel.” http://www.billboard.com/... @BitTorrent
Merrill Barr / Forbes:
The ‘Community’ Renewal by Yahoo! is a Glimpse Into Television's Future — Community lives! — There's been a lot of talk in recent weeks regarding what would happen to NBC's recently cancelled cult hit. Originally, reports claimed the only saving grace for the series was a pick-up by Hulu …
Discussion: Deadline.com, Hollywood Reporter, Vulture, Hollywood Reporter, Gigaom, Inside TV, AdAge, Wired and VentureBeat
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter: ‘Community’ Revival: Sony Exec Talks Studio Persistence, Movie Odds
Josef Adalian / Vulture: Community Moving to Yahoo for 6th Season
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter: ‘Community’ Returning for Sixth Season on Yahoo Screen
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom: Yahoo is reviving Community with a new 6th season
James Hibberd / Inside TV: ‘Community’ saved! Yahoo orders sixth season
Tim Peterson / AdAge: Yahoo Picks Up NBC's ‘Community’ to Beef Up Video Service
Rachel Edidin / Wired: Community Will Get a Sixth Season—Thanks to Yahoo