Alex Weprin / Capital New York:
Nielsen says it has issued faulty ratings data since March — Nielsen, which controls almost all of the television ratings measurement market, says that a technical error resulted in the company issuing incorrect TV ratings for national broadcast networks. — The error was introduced in March …
Discussion: Variety, Mediaite, AdAge, The Wrap, Broadcasting & Cable, Gawker, The Huffington Post, Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, Deadline, ABC News, Vox, NBC News and The Week
Brian Steinberg / Variety: Nielsen Mea Culpa: Ratings for Broadcast, Syndicated Shows Inaccurate Since March
Andrew Desiderio / Mediaite: Nielsen Admits to Issuing Some Faulty Ratings Since March
Jeanine Poggi / AdAge: Nielsen Admits Error That May Have Impacted Fall Program Ratings
Tony Maglio / The Wrap: Nielsen Admits ‘Technical’ Screwup Has Impacted Network TV Ratings Since March
Aleksander Chan / Gawker: Nielsen: We've Been Getting TV Ratings Wrong Since March
Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post: Nielsen Says ‘Technical Error’ Led To Months Of Incorrect TV Ratings Data
Michael O'Connell / Hollywood Reporter: Nielsen Admits Glitch Inflated Fall Premiere Ratings
David Lieberman / Deadline: Nielsen Says Software Glitch Subtly Skewed TV Ratings Since March
Kelsey McKinney / Vox: Nielsen admits its past six months of TV ratings are wrong
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Nielsen Says It Screwed Up - But Its Fix Won't Help TV's Real Ratings Problems — Good news for the TV guys: Nielsen says its recent ratings, which have shown a worrisome slide for programmers, are wrong, and it's going to fix them. — Bad news for the TV guys: Nielsen says its fix won't fix that slide.
Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
Guardian forms new editorial teams to enhance digital output — Visual journalism, data journalism and audience development teams are all being restructured under plans from new executive editor for digital Aron Pilhofer — Credit: Michael Bruntonspall on Flickr. Some rights reserved
Discussion: Capital New York, @brianboyer, @editoryp_yep, @niemanlab and @tylrfishr
Jeremy Barr / Capital New York: Guardian U.S. names Ruth Spencer managing editor
Brian Boyer / @brianboyer: Super geeked for @pilhofer and company. Go Guardian Visuals! http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Jeremy Clifford / @editoryp_yep: Another take on another changing newsroom model. I get a real sense the whole industry is on the move @ashleyhi http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
@niemanlab: Aron Pilhofer says NPR's organizational structure was a major influence in reorganizing Guardian Visuals http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Barry Levine / VentureBeat:
Online magazine StoryBy launches, will share two-thirds of its revenue from affiliate links and advertorials with contributors — New StoryBy online magazine shares most of its revenue with storytellers — Above: A sample screen from the system-generated Travel section in the StoryBy online magazine.
Discussion: 10,000 Words, @storybymedia and @hattery
Karen Fratti / 10,000 Words: This User-Generated Magazine Wants to Pay Contributors
Nicole Levy / Capital New York:
David Plotz seeks investors for Atlas Obscura, the new Nat Geo (or, 'Nice Vice') — When David Plotz stepped down as editor in chief of Slate in July, he didn't know what his next project would be. — Yesterday, Plotz announced on Twitter that he has taken a new job as chief executive of Atlas Obscura …
Discussion: Washington Post, @benadair, FishbowlNY and American Press Institute
@benadair: Awesome news - @davidplotz joining @dylanthuras @joshuafoer to expand @atlasobscura http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ... Excited to see what happens
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: David Plotz Joins ‘Atlas Obscura’
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Circa's David Cohn joins Al Jazeera's mobile-focused AJ+ as executive producer — Another win for the millennials: AJ+ hires Circa's Chief Content Officer David Cohn — Al Jazeera's AJ+ venture has landed a bit of a coup by hiring Circa's Chief Content Officer David Cohn to lead its audience engagement team.
David Cohn / Medium: My next adventure: AJ+
Raju Narisetti / @raju: +1 @gigaom: Another win for the millennials: AJ+ hires @Circa's Chief Product Officer @Digidave http://wp.me/...
Ben Fritz / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon is talking with Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, and Universal about joining Ultraviolet digital movie sharing consortium — Amazon in Talks to Join Digital Locker for Movies — E-Commerce Giant Might Come on Board With Studios' Cloud-Access System — Amazon.com Inc. is in talks …
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter, The Verge and Electronista
Robin Emmott / Reuters:
European Commission clears Ziggo-Liberty Global deal — The European Commission said on Friday it approved Liberty Global's takeover of Dutch peer Ziggo but the U.S. cable TV provider must end limits on broadcasters' freedom to offer programmes on the Internet.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and DutchNews.nl brings daily news …
Richard Smirke / Billboard:
British Lawmaker Publishes Detailed Report on Copyright Education — Mike Weatherley, the British Prime Minister's adviser on intellectual property, has published a comprehensive report on promoting copyright education and awareness. — Entitled “Copyright Education and Awareness,” …
Discussion: Music Week
Coral Williamson / Music Week: Mike Weatherly MP publishes report on copyright education
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
21st Century Fox and Apollo Seal Deal to Merge Shine, Endemol and Core — 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management have finalized the joint venture that will create a global production powerhouse comprised of Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media Group. — The roll up of the three …
Discussion: The Wrap, Reuters, USA Today and Media & Entertainment
Tony Maglio / The Wrap: 21st Century Fox, Apollo Finalize Deal Combining Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media
Kevin McCoy / USA Today: 21st Century Fox, Apollo form media partnership
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Disney CEO on unbundling: It'll cost you — Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger — At the VF New Establishment Summit Disney boss Bob Iger isn't afraid of cable unbundling. — Iger, whose magical kingdom includes ESPN and its many sister channels, admitted the sports programming powerhouse …
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal under European laws since May, has removed 41.8% — European privacy requests for search removals — In a May 2014 ruling, Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja González, the Court of Justice of the European Union found that individuals …
Discussion: Engadget, Mashable, Associated Press, Business Insider, Wall Street Journal, VentureBeat and Gigaom
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Mashable: Google Reveals Information About ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press: OVER 1,000 EUROPEANS A DAY ASK GOOGLE TO SCRUB WEB
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider: Google Has Denied More Than Half Of The ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests It Has Received
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat: Google updates ‘right to be forgotten’ stats: 142,000 requests to remove links to 490,000 web pages