Michael Cieply / New York Times:
Weinstein Company Is Said to Consider Spinning Off TV Unit — LOS ANGELES — Just seven months after declaring an ambitious thrust into television, the Weinstein Company, best known for its Oscar-winning film operation, is exploring plans to spin off its TV division into a separate company …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, C21Media, Reuters, Hollywood Reporter, @jbflint, Variety, The Wrap and Deadline.com
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal: CMO Today: Facebook Buys LiveRail
Richm / C21Media: Weinstein considers TV split
Michael O'Connell / Hollywood Reporter: Weinstein Company Considering Spinoff for TV Division
Joe Flint / @jbflint: And once again I am grateful for not having spilled ink on Weinstein Co. TV plans. Fell for that 20 years ago.
Laura Kusisto / Wall Street Journal:
Vice moving to new HQ, adding 525 staff, may receive $6.5M tax credit — Vice Media Moving to New Williamsburg Headquarters — The online production company's move to a 60,000-square-foot former industrial building in Brooklyn will allow it to add 525 employees.
Discussion: Capital New York, Capital New York, Media & Entertainment, The Awl, Gawker, FishbowlNY, Gothamist and bookforum.com
Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York: Vice to move headquarters, could see $6.5M tax credit
Mark Fahey / Media & Entertainment: Vice Media grows in Brooklyn
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Vice and Williamsburg Now Synonymous
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Vice Moves Brooklyn Headquarters
Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land:
Thanks To “Right To Be Forgotten,” Google Now Censors The Press In The EU — The EU's Right To Be Forgotten removals have been happening for about a week on Google, and now news publications are discovering the fallout. For some searches, you can't find their news stories relating to certain people.
Discussion: BBC News, New York Times, Sydney Morning Herald, VentureBeat, Salon, One Man and His Blog, Truthdig, Forbes, Quartz, Guardian, The Verge, Business Insider, Washington Post, Daily Mail, BGR, City A.M., Softpedia News, Gizmodo, Mother Jones, @gsterling, Pocket-lint, @jimmy_wales, Paul Bernal's Blog, @dannysullivan, PC Magazine, The Wire, MediaPost, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Techdirt, The Drum, @karlaadam, @celticchuck67 and Search Engine Land
Robert Peston / BBC News: Why has Google cast me into oblivion?
Rose Powell / Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Right to be forgotten’: BBC, The Guardian, Daily Mail push back on Google
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat: Europe's ‘right to be forgotten’ law is already destroying itself
Andrew Leonard / Salon: Google purges negative press coverage of former Wall Street CEO from search results
Adam Tinworth / One Man and His Blog: “Right To Censor” Watch
Guy Clapperton / Forbes: Is Google Wriggling Out Of Right To Be Forgotten?
Adi Robertson / The Verge: Google takes down links to British journalism under ‘right to be forgotten’ rule
Jim Edwards / Business Insider: Google Is Being Forced To Censor The History Of Merrill Lynch — And That Should Terrify You
Gail Sullivan / Washington Post: ‘Right to be forgotten’ gets real as Google wipes stories from search results
Daily Mail: Google deletes searches results about millionaire banker and referee who lied as 'right …
Brad Reed / BGR: The single most disturbing Google search deletion yet
Lynsey Barber / City A.M.: Google, the “right to be forgotten”, and the Streisand Effect: Here's what you need to know
Gabriela Vatu / Softpedia News: How the Right to Be Forgotten Turned into a Pointless Media Censorship Tool
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo: Google's Response to the “Right to Be Forgotten” Is Just Perfect
Greg Sterling / @gsterling: EU's right to be forgotten already having unintended consequences, amounting to press censorship http://marketingland.com/...
Jimmy Wales / @jimmy_wales: This is what I have been saying. Censoring Google is censoring the press. http://m.bbc.co.uk/...
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: My article also explains how the EU Right To Be Forgotten is de facto censorship of the press http://marketingland.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Google ‘Forgets’ BBC, Guardian Stories in EU Search Results
Polly Mosendz / The Wire: Google Scrubs BBC Article Because Someone Wanted It ‘Forgotten’
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post: Why Google Is Yanking Negative Coverage Of Powerful People From Its Search Results
Linette Lopez / Business Insider: Google Deleted The Listing Of A Negative Blog Post About Merrill Lynch's Former CEO
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Google Alerts Press About Right To Be Forgotten Removals, Putting Those Stories Back In The News
Jessica Davies / The Drum: BBC expresses concern over Google's removal of editor Robert Peston's blog following ECJ's 'right …
Karla Adam / @karlaadam: Yo, Brits: Switch to http://google.com/....@jamesrbuk on Guardian articles that disappeared from Google http://www.theguardian.com/...
@celticchuck67: So @ScottishFA cheat referee Dougie Dougie McDonald tried to get his internet history wiped. Retweet to remind him http://www.theguardian.com/...
Ron Nixon / New York Times:
Journalists at Odds With Union Over Role of Voice of America — WASHINGTON — Voice of America journalists who are fighting to maintain what they say is their editorial independence are now at odds not only with Congress, but also with their own union. — The union, the American Federation …
Discussion: @jasonleopold, @eldestran and @kgosztola
Jason Leopold / @jasonleopold: Journalists at Odds W/Union Over Role of Voice of America, Which Calls for Them to Actively Support American Policy http://www.nytimes.com/...
Eldes Tran / @eldestran: PR or journalism? VOA journalists at odds with union over news agency's role http://www.nytimes.com/...
Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal:
Readers Recall Tablet Magazine Ads at Same Rate as Print Ads — A splashy ad in a magazine may catch a reader's eye as he or she is flipping through the pages, but would that ad grab someone's attention when it's displayed on a tablet? … With an ever-growing array of screens and formats to serve ads …
Discussion: Good E-Reader
Michael Kozlowski / Good E-Reader: Readers Begin to Respond to Digital Magazine Advertisements
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Yahoo to delete thousands of articles and axe hundreds of writers with closure of Contributor Network — Yahoo is closing its Contributor Network website, resulting in articles by hundreds of writers from over the last two-and-a-half years being deleted from the internet.
Charlotte Higgins / Guardian:
The BBC: how the voice of an empire became part of an evolving world — In the sixth of our in-depth eight-part series on the past, present and future of the corporation, Charlotte Higgins looks at how it became a news outlet that was trusted internationally but now faces fundamental questions about its purpose
Kristen Hare / Poynter: The Guardian on the BBC's empire; BBC opens up trainings
Charlotte Higgins / Guardian: The BBC informs, educates and entertains but in what order?
Sam Thielman / Adweek:
Univision streaming video stops being free on Friday, will require a cable subscription — Univision Streaming Video Stops Being Free on Friday Ratings set records, but digital will require a cable sub from now on By Sam Thielman — It's going to be harder to watch the World Cup on Univision at your desk come Friday.
Discussion: Lost Remote
Adam Flomenbaum / Lost Remote: ESPN and Univision on World Cup: Enjoy the Games...On Our Terms
Kaylene Hong / The Next Web:
Weibo takes a page out of Twitter's book with the beta launch of its TV ratings service — Weibo, the Chinese microblogging service commonly known as 'China's Twitter,' has followed in its counterpart's footsteps after it announced the beta launch of its TV ratings service.
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
What's Gained and Lost as The Times Ends Many Blogs — When The Times launched its India Ink blog in September 2011, it noted that this was the paper's “first-ever country-specific site for news, information, culture and conversation.” — Now it's gone. These days, that kind of specificity …
Discussion: @cdixon, Washington Post, @katephillips, @sulliview and @mlcalderone
Chris Dixon / @cdixon: What would be really interesting would be to hear reporters' actual thoughts versus the “view from nowhere” that newspapers try for.
@katephillips: Forgotten are huge reader communities that gathered 'round — What's Gained and Lost as NYT Ends Many Blogs http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/ ...
Margaret Sullivan / @sulliview: What's Gained and Lost as The Times Ends Many Blogs. My post, mentioning @abeaujon @mathewi @davewiner http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/ ...
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of childrens media — SuperAwesome boss Dylan Collins challenges entertainment companies and investors to adapt to change — Dylan Collins: ‘The reason Minecraft exploded was it allowed kids to create’
Alex Horton / Washingtonian:
War-Torn: CBS Reporter Cami McCormick's Latest Story About Combat and Its Aftermath is Her Own — When she returned to war zones after losing her leg as an embedded journalist, “I wasn't such an outsider anymore.” — Leon Panetta has a great story about Cami McCormick, from a trip to Afghanistan, ten days before Christmas 2012.
Discussion: @alexhortontx and @ellenknickmeyer
Alex Horton / @alexhortontx: Cami spent years covering combat troops for CBS. After an amputation at Walter Reed, she was suddenly like “the guys” http://www.washingtonian.com/ ...