The Government War Against Reporter James Risen — This article appeared in the October 27, 2014 edition of The Nation. — Ever since New York Times reporter James Risen received his first subpoena from the Justice Department more than six years ago, occasional news reports have skimmed the surface of a complex story.
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
Prosecutors suggest they will still subpoena New York Times reporter James Risen in leak case — Federal prosecutors hinted Friday that they still intend to subpoena a New York Times reporter to testify in their case against a former CIA agent accused of being one of his sources …
Discussion: @roncharles, @acarvin, @jacklgoldsmith, @jaketapper, @dangillmor and Politico
Ron Charles / @roncharles: Obama administration's war on journalists continues: http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Andy Carvin / @acarvin: Prosecutors hint they will still subpoena NYT reporter http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... via @washingtonpost
Jack Goldsmith / @jacklgoldsmith: USG apparently not blinking on subpoena to Risen, http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... Compare: http://twitter.com/...
Jake Tapper / @jaketapper: Federal prosecutors still attacking a Free Press http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Dan Gillmor / @dangillmor: Obama Justice Department unrelenting in its war on journalism Risen, and on journalism. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Josh Gerstein / Politico: James Risen subpoena faces new review
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: @jeffjarvis, @albertocairo, @jayrosen_nyu, @brianboyer, @tylrfishr, @editoryp_yep, @niemanlab and Capital New York
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: I like @pilhofer's taxonomy for journo jobs & thus education. But I really dislike “audience development” as a title. http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Alberto Cairo / @albertocairo: Read carefully: What @pilhofer is planning to do with #dataviz #infographics at @guardian http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: “Editor for audience development.” Watch this job title and variations on it to find a fulcrum for newsroom change. http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Brian Boyer / @brianboyer: Super geeked for @pilhofer and company. Go Guardian Visuals! http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Tyler Fisher / @tylrfishr: Here's @pilhofer on why @nprviz is a pretty special thing. http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ... http://twitter.com/...
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/ ...
Jeremy Barr / Capital New York: Guardian U.S. names Ruth Spencer managing editor
Les Echos focuses on getting to know its audience through data — Audience and editorial data are important parts to Les Echo's audience engagement strategy. — The potential number of users in France for Les Echo is five million, according to Frédéric Filloux …
Josh Warwick / Telegraph:
Meet the 21-year-old YouTuber who made millions playing video games — Olajide Olatunji - better known as KSI - is one of the world's most influential and bankable YouTube stars. Josh Warwick meets him — School drop-out, video-game obsessive, multi-millionaire.
Box Office Mojo Absorbed Into IMDb.com — Box Office Mojo website has been shut down, as the site currently redirects to IMDb. — Box Office Mojo was acquired by IMDb in 2008 and seems to have been absorbed by its parent company, which itself is owned by Amazon.
Discussion: FishbowlNY, New York Times and Variety
Richard Horgan / FishbowlNY: Entertainment Journalists Wonder: Did BoxOfficeMojo Hit a Paywall?
Michael Cieply / New York Times: With a Click, the Data Site Box Office Mojo Disappears
Dave McNary / Variety: Box Office Mojo Site Disappears Into IMDb
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: TVNewser, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, Broadcasting & Cable, The Wrap, @tvnewslab, Deadline, AdAge, Mediaite, The Huffington Post, NBC News, ABC News, Gawker, The Week and Vox
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Did ABC Benefit From Nielsen Errors?
Brian Steinberg / Variety: Nielsen Mea Culpa: Ratings for Broadcast, Syndicated Shows Inaccurate Since March
Michael O'Connell / Hollywood Reporter: Nielsen Admits Glitch Inflated Fall Premiere Ratings
Tony Maglio / The Wrap: Nielsen Admits ‘Technical’ Screwup Has Impacted Network TV Ratings Since March
Deborah Potter / @tvnewslab: Take back your bragging, ABC. RT @garynielson: Nielsen says it has issued faulty ratings data since March http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
David Lieberman / Deadline: Nielsen Says Software Glitch Subtly Skewed TV Ratings Since March
Jeanine Poggi / AdAge: Nielsen Admits Error That May Have Impacted Fall Program Ratings
Andrew Desiderio / Mediaite: Nielsen Admits to Issuing Some Faulty Ratings Since March
Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post: Nielsen Says ‘Technical Error’ Led To Months Of Incorrect TV Ratings Data
Aleksander Chan / Gawker: Nielsen: We've Been Getting TV Ratings Wrong 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
Nielsen Says It Screwed Up - But Its Fix Won't Help TV's Real Ratings Problems
Discussion: Nielsen, Engadget, Lost Remote, @pkafka and @agolis
Adam Flomenbaum / Lost Remote: Nielsen's Ratings Problem Is a Total Glitch
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Good news for TV guys: Nielsen says it screwed up ratings since March, will fix: http://recode.net/...
Reynolds Journalism Institute:
Q&A with Jim Bankoff: Building collaboration, technology and products at Vox Media — Jim Bankoff is the chairman and chief executive officer of Vox Media, operator of seven digital brands including The Verge, SB Nation and Vox.com. In this edited transcript of our interview for the RJI Futures Lab update …
Discussion: @yurivictor and @stephstradley
Victor Vampire / @yurivictor: .@Bankoff on Vox Media: Believe in quality. http://www.rjionline.org/... http://twitter.com/...
Attila Mong / Committee to Protect Journalists:
Amid government crackdown, Hungary's journalists look for new ways to work — “They raided our offices as if we were mobsters. The irony of the situation is that the Hungarian police rarely raid mobsters with such force,” said an employee at one of two NGOs whose Budapest offices were stormed …
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/...
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
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, Electronista and The Verge