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, bookforum.com, Gawker, Media & Entertainment, The Awl, FishbowlNY and Gothamist
Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York: Vice to move headquarters, could see $6.5M tax credit
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Vice and Williamsburg Now Synonymous
Mark Fahey / Media & Entertainment: Vice Media grows in Brooklyn
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Vice Moves Brooklyn Headquarters
Rebecca Fishbein / Gothamist: Vice Taking Over More Of Williamsburg For New Offices
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.
Discussion: Examiner, GeekSided, Viral Global News, filmindustrynetwork.biz and @bskipper27
Iain Alexander / filmindustrynetwork.biz: Yahoo announces shutdown of contributor network after 9 years
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: Gawker, The Corsair, @lauralynchcbc, @anonyops, @kgosztola, @jasonleopold and @eldestran
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Can Publicly Financed Journalism Ever Be Honest?
Ron Mwangaguhunga / The Corsair: Media-Whore D'Oeuvres — “The Islamic State, previously known …
Laura Lynch / @lauralynchcbc: Propaganda v journalism in battle over the future of Voice of America http://www.nytimes.com/...
@anonyops: Freedom of Press vs State Propaganda: New House bill requires Voice of America to actively support American policy http://www.nytimes.com/...
Kevin Gosztola / @kgosztola: Union @VOA_News journos are part of didn't ask them if they support bill that'd make them mouthpieces for US govt http://www.nytimes.com/...
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/...
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: Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, @jbflint, Reuters, C21Media, The Wrap, Deadline.com and Variety
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal: CMO Today: Facebook Buys LiveRail
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.
Richm / C21Media: Weinstein considers TV split
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
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
The Guardian appoints Alberto Nardelli as data editor — Tweetminster co-founder joins publisher to boost political data storytelling and election coverage — Alberto Nardelli has been appointed data editor of the Guardian. — Alberto Nardelli, the co-founder of Tweetminster, has been appointed as the Guardian's data editor.
Discussion: GNM press office and Alberto Nardelli
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
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Despite promises, Rebekah Brooks still hasn't explained why News of the World was shuttered in 2011 — So, Rebekah Brooks, what was the reason for the News of the World's closure? — On 8 July 2011, Rebekah Brooks stood nervously before the staff of the News of the World to tell them that their newspaper was to be closed down.
Discussion: Sky News, @greenslader, @themurdochtimes and @martincloake
Roy Greenslade / @greenslader: So, Rebekah Brooks, now is the time to explain to News of the World staff your reasons for the paper's closure http://www.theguardian.com/...
The Daily Rupert / @themurdochtimes: Rebekah Brooks still hasn't explained: “You will understand why we made this decision” to close News of the World http://www.theguardian.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’
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
If you love books then you should be rooting for Amazon, not Hachette or the Big Five — As Amazon continues to tighten the screws on book publishers like Hachette — by making its books difficult to find, impossible to pre-order, and so on — the conventional wisdom seems to be that the company …
Discussion: Latest News & Headlines, Publishers Weekly, terribleminds, @umairh, @jayrosen_nyu, @benedictevans, @beala, @tharlin and @counternotions
Latest News & Headlines: King, Caro among those backing anti-Amazon letter Associated Press 18 mins ago
Umair Haque / @umairh: LOL. The dumbest thing I've read all week. “@mathewi. If you love books then you should be rooting for Amazon. http://gigaom.com/...”
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Very well done by @mathewi. If you love books then you should be rooting for Amazon, not Hachette or the Big Five. http://gigaom.com/...
Benedict Evans / @benedictevans: @pakman @mathewi The idea that ever-cheaper books & death of bookshops is good for readers needs a little more thought than that.
Tom Harlin / @tharlin: Compelling read, if you like to read books - “If Amazon is bad, the Big Five are worse”. by @mathewi in @gigaom. http://gigaom.com/..."
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: Salon, New York Times, Businessweek, Sydney Morning Herald, PandoDaily, Gigaom, Truthdig, BBC News, VentureBeat, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, Mashable, Business Insider, Quartz, Daily Mail, Guardian, One Man and His Blog, Washington Post, The Verge, City A.M., Softpedia News, BGR, Forbes, Pocket-lint, @jimmy_wales, The Hill, Gizmodo, Mother Jones, @gsterling, Engadget, The Wire, The Huffington Post, @dannysullivan, Business Insider, MediaPost and Techdirt
Andrew Leonard / Salon: Google purges negative press coverage of former Wall Street CEO from search results
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek: The BBC Doesn't Want to Be Forgotten by Google
Rose Powell / Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Right to be forgotten’: BBC, The Guardian, Daily Mail push back on Google
Nathaniel Mott / PandoDaily: No, Europe's “right to be forgotten” on Google isn't threatening press freedom
Robert Peston / BBC News: Why has Google cast me into oblivion?
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat: Europe's ‘right to be forgotten’ law is already destroying itself
Lauren Tara Lacapra / Reuters: Ex-Merrill CEO says he has ‘no knowledge’ of Google search wipe
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable: Google Begins Removing Old Articles in UK After ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Ruling
Jim Edwards / Business Insider: Google Is Being Forced To Censor The History Of Merrill Lynch — And That Should Terrify You
Daily Mail: Google deletes searches results about millionaire banker and referee who lied as 'right …
Adam Tinworth / One Man and His Blog: “Right To Censor” Watch
Gail Sullivan / Washington Post: ‘Right to be forgotten’ gets real as Google wipes stories from search results
Adi Robertson / The Verge: Google takes down links to British journalism under ‘right to be forgotten’ rule
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
Brad Reed / BGR: The single most disturbing Google search deletion yet
Guy Clapperton / Forbes: Is Google Wriggling Out Of Right To Be Forgotten?
Jimmy Wales / @jimmy_wales: This is what I have been saying. Censoring Google is censoring the press. http://m.bbc.co.uk/...
Julian Hattem / The Hill: News stories ‘forgotten’ from Google searches
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/...
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
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/...
Linette Lopez / Business Insider: Google Deleted The Listing Of A Negative Blog Post About Merrill Lynch's Former CEO
Reporters Without Borders:
France - Mediapart loses appeal against censorship of Bettencourt affair recordings — Website will take right to information case to European Court of Human Rights — In another blow to freedom of information in France, the country's highest appeal court, the Court of Cassation …
Ian Burrell / The Independent:
Exclusive: BBC's Panorama team loses confidential information relating to a secret British Army unit — A researcher allegedly downloaded material from an online dropbox service on to a USB stick and handed it to a third party — Highly sensitive and confidential information relating …
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.