Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
NYT is planning to offer its NYT Now app for free within weeks, currently costs $8 per month — Times plans to make NYT Now mobile app free — The New York Times is expected to announce in the coming weeks that its NYT Now mobile app will become a free product with a number of changes …
Discussion: @joepompeo and @joepompeo
Joe Pompeo / @joepompeo: Also, per sources, the planned free iteration of @NYTNow will give fewer articles so as not to cannibalize the core: http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
The Daily Telegraph's editor in chief Jason Seiken has quit — Jason Seiken, The Daily Telegraph's chief content officer and editor in chief, is quitting his role at the British broadsheet newspaper. — Seiken joined The Daily Telegraph in 2013 from PBS.
Discussion: Guardian, Digital Spy, BBC, BuzzFeed, The Drum, @5minutes10, @aljwhite, The Independent, @joshhollis, @beaubodor, @gnarlybole, @richardwaghorne, @danna_bitar, Financial Times, @ft, @brasseye, @alexckaufman, @jayrayner1, Press Gazette, @paulxharris, @davidwastell, City A.M. and @ft
Jasper Jackson / Guardian: Jason Seiken steps down at Daily Telegraph
Mayer Nissim / Digital Spy: The Telegraph's editor-in-chief Jason Seiken steps down
Generally Right / @5minutes10: I wonder if @Telegraph will manage to find an even worse editor than Seiken. Continues its march downmarket.
Alan White / @aljwhite: Reminder that @psmith once created a series of motivational posters based on Jason Seiken's speeches pic.twitter.com/qtG1uFdFbw
Adam Withnall / The Independent: Jason Seiken resignation: Telegraph editor-in-chief quits after just 18 months in role
Josh Hollis / @joshhollis: *Files under “Well that went well"* RT:@mediaguardian: Daily Telegraph confirms that chief content officer Jason Seiken has stepped down.
@beaubodor: It has been confirmed that HSBC has told the Telegraph's chief content officer Jason Seiken to step down.
@gnarlybole: Why would a newspaper's editor-in-chief quit his job on the eve of a general election? #seiken #thetorygraph
Richard Waghorne / @richardwaghorne: So Jason ‘Head of Vandalism’ Seiken has been guillotined by the Telegraph's permanent revolution. Why not Charles Moore as editor once more?
Dana / @danna_bitar: #brands Jason Seiken ends ‘tortuous’ stint at the Telegraph - Jason Seiken, the Telegraph's first chief content of... http://ow.ly/2WPG4H
Financial / @ft: Telegraph editor in chief Jason Seiken quits. Worth going back to this FT article from last week to see why: http://on.ft.com/1CAYB5S
Tim Miller / @brasseye: He'll be Seiken new employment RT @journalismnews: Daily Telegraph editor Jason Seiken has quit http://bit.ly/1Drdn2S via @businessinsider
Alexander C. Kaufman / @alexckaufman: The Daily Telegraph's “chief content officer” quits amid uprising from disgruntled editorial staff http://www.businessinsider.com/ ...
Jay Rayner / @jayrayner1: Shockingly @jseiken, the man who did so much to destroy the @Telegraph, has quit. http://www.theguardian.com/... Bye. Missing you already.
William Turvill / Press Gazette: Jason Seiken departs Telegraph after 18 months as editor-in-chief
Paul Harris / @paulxharris: Loud cheers in Telegraph towers at this news. The Daily Telegraph's editor Jason Seiken quits http://www.businessinsider.com/ ...
David Wastell / @davidwastell: So Jason Seiken finally departs the Telegraph after tumultuous 18 months... Don't suppose there will be many tears shed by former colleagues
Catherine Neilan / City A.M.: Jason Seiken quits as editor-in-chief of Telegraph Media Group after just 18 months
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
BBC and BitTorrent partner to offer 10 episode Doctor Who bundle with two free videos and $12 for full box-set — Doctor Who gets official BitTorrent ‘box-set’ from the BBC — Broadcaster follows Radiohead's Thom Yorke in testing legal file-sharing distribution with 10-episode bundle
Discussion: The Wrap, Multichannel News, VentureBeat, Polygon, Tech Digest, Doctor Who TV, Wired.co.uk, GeekWire, Digital Spy, PC World, Quartz, Guardian, The A.V. Club, @stuartdredge and The Verge
Tony Maglio / The Wrap: BitTorrent Snatches Up ‘Doctor Who’ 10-Episode Bundle
Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News: BBC Pitches $12 ‘Doctor Who’ BitTorrent Bundle
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat: BBC releases 10-episode Doctor Who box set as a $12 BitTorrent Bundle
James O'Malley / Tech Digest: Doctor Who appears (legally!) on BitTorrent
Molly Brown / GeekWire: BBC releasing ‘Doctor Who’ box-set on BitTorrent
Ian Paul / PC World: BitTorrent announces ‘Doctor Who’ bundle in continuing bid for mainstream legitimacy
John McDuling / Quartz: Doctor Who is now on BitTorrent—and it's totally legal
Stuart Dredge / Guardian: Sharing Doctor Who: how BitTorrent bagged its BBC bundle deal
Stuart Dredge / @stuartdredge: BBC has partnered with @BitTorrent for a @bbcdoctorwho bundle including 10 episodes, following @thomyorke's example http://www.theguardian.com/...
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge: BBC uses BitTorrent Bundle to sell a 10-episode set of Doctor Who
Jack Shafer / Politico:
Despite the pervasive myth of Fox News' political influence, audience numbers aren't big enough to sway primaries — Fox News, Paper Tiger — The network is better at employing presidential candidates than electing them. — As early as September 2010, journalists were using the phrase …
Susan Glasser / @sbg1: Fox News, Paper Tiger: @jackshafer thinks the nework is better at employing presidential wannabes than electing them http://www.politico.com/...
Andrew Hampp / Billboard:
Jay Z's Tidal Denies Sprint and Softbank Investment, Delists From Nasdaq Stockholm — Jay Z launches high fidelity streaming service Tidal, March 2015.
Discussion: New York Post, Business Insider and hypebot
Claire Atkinson / New York Post: Sprint and Softbank buy minority stake in Tidal in deal valuing service at $250M after it was bought by Jay Z for $56M last month
James Cook / Business Insider: The music streaming company Jay Z bought for $56 million last month is now worth $250 million
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Screenshots shared on social media give readers a chance to supplement or replace headlines — How The Screenshort Could Save Us From Horrible Headlines — So far screenshorts — screenshots of text shared on social media — have had an excellent 2015. They're bleeding from their origins …
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk, @fmanjoo, @millie and @anildash
Abigail Edge / Journalism.co.uk: App for journalists: OneShot, for text screengrabs
Farhad Manjoo / @fmanjoo: App idea: app like nuzzel that finds interesting stories, but then (using AI) finds best snippets, shows you a series of screenshorts.
Millie Tran / @millie: The best headlines are hidden in the story / of course I was going to screenshort this http://www.buzzfeed.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Patrick Smith / BuzzFeed:
The Times Censored Its Own Report Of A Terrorism Trial — The newspaper wanted to show the effect secret trials can have on open justice. — A jury last week failed to reach a verdict on a second and more serious charge of plotting terrorist attacks in the UK, The Times reported.
Michelle Castillo / Adweek:
AOL to host Fox Sports' game highlights and shows online — Fox Sports Strikes a Digital Deal With AOL — Further expanding its sports coverage, AOL today unveiled a multi-year video content partnership with Fox Sports. — The new deal includes original Fox Sports digital properties …
Discussion: Tubefilter, Hollywood Reporter, AdExchanger and Deadline
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter: AOL, Fox Sports Team on Content Partnership
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
CBS launches 60 Minutes Productions to work with CBS Films to adapt segments into films, starting with a story about the Boston Marathon bombing — CBS to turn ‘60 Minutes’ Segment into ‘Patriots Day’ Movie — A news story that was featured on the CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes” …
Discussion: Deadline, Flavorwire, TVbytheNumbers, INFORUM and @brianstelter
Mike Fleming / Deadline: CBS Films Sets Boston Marathon Bombing Pic ‘Patriots’ Day'; Mark Wahlberg Eyes Police Commish Ed Davis Role
Moze Halperin / Flavorwire: Mark Wahlberg and 60 Minutes Are Making a Film About the Boston Marathon Bombings
European regulators scrutinise Apple over music streaming plans — Matthew Garrahan in New York and Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco — European regulators are scrutinising Apple's dealings with record labels, amid an intensifying battle over the future of free, ad-supported music streaming services such as Spotify.
Discussion: New York Post, Reuters, Silicon Republic, The Independent, Reuters, The Mac Observer, New York Times, ITworld.com, Wall Street Journal, CNET, Bloomberg Business, Billboard, The Verge, Ubergizmo, Cult of Mac, Reuters, Business Insider, MacRumors, Hollywood Reporter, AppleInsider and Mashable
Claire Atkinson / New York Post: Competition Commission probing music-streaming services
Mario Anzuoni / Reuters: EU regulators probe Apple's music streaming plans in Europe: FT
John Kennedy / Silicon Republic: EU regulators may haul Apple over the coals over music streaming plans
Andrew Griffin / The Independent: Apple's Beats Music streaming plans raise questions for European regulators
Jeff Gamet / The Mac Observer: Rumored Apple Streaming Music Service Spurs EU Anti-trust Investigation
Loek Essers / ITworld.com: Apple streaming plans face EU antitrust scrutiny
Tom Fairless / Wall Street Journal: EU Probes Apple's Record Label Deals
Joan E. Solsman / CNET: Europe's antitrust watchdog sniffs around Apple's music deals
Richard Smirke / Billboard: European Regulators Looking Into Apple's Streaming Plans
James Vincent / The Verge: Apple's deals with music labels examined by European regulators
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter: European Commission Probing Premium Music Services
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider: EU scrutinizing record labels over potential deals with Apple streaming music service
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable: Who cares if Jack White or Nicki Minaj gets more money for music?
Rick Gladstone / New York Times:
Bild and Paris Match claim to have seen Germanwings crash video, but won't share or explain its provenance, raising ethical questions — Doubts Intensify About Reports of a Video Made During Germanwings Flight's Final Moments — It has been described as the chilling final seconds …
Discussion: Mediaite, Le fil info Royal Blog …, Yahoo! News, Guardian, USA Today, Daily Mail, Reuters, CNN, The Independent and CNN
Tina Nguyen / Mediaite: Existence of Video Showing Germanwings Flight Before Crash Called into Doubt
La Rédaction / Le fil info Royal Blog de Paris-Match: THE REPORTER FOR PARIS MATCH EXPLAINS THE INVESTIGATION
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News: French officials cast doubt on purported video of Germanwings flight's final moments
Angelique Chrisafis / Guardian: ‘Germanwings passenger video’ is authentic, says French magazine
John Bacon / USA Today: Reports: Video from inside Germanwings flight found
Daily Mail: Passengers watch candles and flowers for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash at Dusseldorf airport
Lizzie Dearden / The Independent: Germanwings plane crash: Magazine insists video ‘showing screaming passengers in last moments before impact’ is real
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
The Economist's Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising — LONDON — The past few months have been full of change at The Economist. In January, Zanny Minton Beddoes was appointed the magazine's new editor after her predecessor, John Micklethwait, left for Bloomberg.
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work, @mashplant, @whatthebit, @dubois, @moorehn, @mrsbunz, @mmoyr, @jayrosen_nyu and Talking Biz News
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work: The Economist wants to give you a sense of completeness, even if that's an illusion
Martin Ashplant / @mashplant: Should we be planning for advert-less websites? The Economist's @tomstandage seems to think so h/t @marcsidwell http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Stefan Constantine / @whatthebit: If you're a journalist (or pretend to be one on the internets), then make it a priority to read this at some point. http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Lou / @dubois: On digital strategy @TheEconomist: “Advertising is nice... but we're pretty much expecting it to go away.” http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Heidi N Moore / @moorehn: “You can never finish the Internet, you can never finish Twitter, and you can never really finish The NYT.” http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Mercedes Bunz / @mrsbunz: The Economist's Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising http://www.niemanlab.org/... via @NiemanLab
Michael Moyer / @mmoyr: “What we sell is... the feeling of being informed when you get to the very end.” @TheEconomist knows what it is: http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Now here is someone who understands — really understands — his product: Q & A with @tomstandage of the Economist. http://www.niemanlab.org/...