Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Global newspaper readership falls more than 25% in four years — ZenithOptimedia report finds print remains popular in UK as internet boosts media consumption worldwide — The average amount of time spent reading newspapers fell more than 25% globally from 2010 to 2014 …
Discussion: Quartz, Fortune, @johnrobinson and ZenithOptimedia
Jason Karaian / Quartz: We now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media
John Robinson / @johnrobinson: The average amount of time spent reading newspapers fell more than 25% globally from 2010 to 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Jonathan Barnard / ZenithOptimedia: Internet use to drive 1.4% increase in media consumption in 2015
Quartz Africa goes live — Welcome to Quartz Africa. — We're excited to be building out a team of journalists in the region to better serve our readers in Africa and business professionals around the world. Since the launch of Quartz in 2012, we have focused on seismic changes to the new global economy.
Discussion: @dikshamadhok, @katelaurielee, @kevinjdelaney, @qzafrica, One Man & His Blog and Media Wire Daily
Diksha Madhok / @dikshamadhok: .@qzafrica is now live. A welcome letter from our team http://qz.com/...
Kate Lee / @katelaurielee: Proud of @zseward + @qz MT @zseward We launched Quartz Africa http://qz.com/... along w/improvements to website http://qz.com/...
Kevin Delaney / @kevinjdelaney: Quartz Africa is now live http://qz.com/416033 and we've also launched some improvements to our website http://qz.com/415916
Quartz Africa / @qzafrica: Hello, Africa! We just launched @qzafrica. Here's our welcome letter: http://qz.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
NBC trying to keep Brian Williams - but maybe not as ‘Nightly News’ anchor — Brian Williams may lose his seat as anchor of the “NBC Nightly News,” but executives are looking for a way to keep him at the network in a new role. — Weeks of complex negotiations between Williams and NBC are not yet complete …
Discussion: Variety, Mediaite, FishbowlNY, @chriscuomo, Vanity Fair, Poynter, Washington Post, UPROXX, The Wrap, Inside Cable News, Deadline and CNN
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety: Brian Williams: New Options Won't Solve An Old Problem at NBC
John Ziegler / Mediaite: Top 10 New Jobs for Brian Williams if NBC Keeps Him Around
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: NBC News Wants to Bring Brian Williams Back
Chris Cuomo / @chriscuomo: we can be tough in our culture, but also forgiving. #BrianWilliams could be more dedicated to truth now than ever? https://twitter.com/...
James Warren / Poynter: Is there Solomonic resolution to NBC's Brian Williams mess?
Andrew Roberts / UPROXX: NBC Is Reportedly Looking For A New Spot To Place Brian Williams
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Clinton campaign reporters complain that press pool organizers are restricting information, delaying copy — On the trail of Hillary Clinton, not everyone is allowed to jump into the press pool — When it comes to covering Hillary Rodham Clinton, some campaign reporters are feeling less equal than others.
Discussion: Mediaite, Fortune, @jayrosen_nyu and @marklittlenews
Andrew Husband / Mediaite: Hillary Campaign's Press Pool Looks More Like a VIP Room
Nina Easton / Fortune: Meet the woman behind Hillary Clinton's Twitter account
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: @marklittlenews Pool makes sense. Do we need 80 reporters trailing Hillary Clinton through Iowa in June 2015. Is that a rational system?
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
New York Times, Washington Post, and Mozilla launch The Coral Project, an initiative to help form communities of commenters — The Coral Project aims to help commenters become communities — Earlier this year, a group of Washington Post readers decided to meet up because of something they'd read online.
Discussion: @jskstanford and @poynter
JSK Fellowships / @jskstanford: Things are perking at @washingtonpost @nytimes @mozilla Coral Project, led by Andrew @losowsky (JSK'14) http://www.poynter.org/...
Gannett Company, Inc:
Gannett acquires 11 media organizations from Digital First Media — McLEAN, VA - Gannett Co., Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 59.36% interest in the Texas-New Mexico Newspapers Partnership that it did not own from Digital First Media.
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Supreme Court reverses conviction in Facebook threat case — The Supreme Court on Monday reversed the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for making violent threats on Facebook. — The court found members of the jury who convicted the man …
Discussion: Fortune, Politico, BuzzFeed, USA Today, CNN, Hollywood Reporter, The Independent, Wall Street Journal, Law, TIME and Associated Press
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune: Facebook rants are not criminal, Supreme Court says in narrow ruling
Josh Gerstein / Politico: Supreme Court throws out Facebook threats conviction
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed: Supreme Court Justices Toss Out Facebook Threats Conviction
Ariane de Vogue / CNN: SCOTUS rules in favor of man convicted of posting threatening messages on Facebook
Richard Wolf / The Independent: Threats made over Facebook are not illegal unless intentionally malevolent, court rules
Jennifer So / TIME: Supreme Court Throws Out Conviction for Facebook Threats
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Dow Jones Cuts More Than 40 Staffers — Dow Jones has cut staffers in its Professional Information Business and circulation department. According to a union memo about the layoffs, there were also unconfirmed reports of Baron's losing six editorial staffers.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Pew report: 61% of millennials got their political news from Facebook in the last week, 37% from local television — Study: Facebook main source of political news for millennials — A majority of millennials get a chunk of their news about politics and government from Facebook, a new report from Pew found.
Discussion: Journalism.org, Nieman Lab, Adweek, SocialTimes, TVSpy, GeekWire, @hadas_gold, @robertcaruso, @tomgara, @sunny_hundal, Pew Research Center and @mathewi
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab: Pew study: When it comes to political news, Facebook has become local TV for millennials
Mark Joyella / Adweek: Millennials Favor Facebook Over TV for Political News
David Cohen / SocialTimes: Study: Millennials Get Political News from Facebook; Baby Boomers Stick with Local TV
Hadas Gold / @hadas_gold: CNN is still decently significant source of political news for 3 generations, Pew study http://www.politico.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Robert Caruso / @robertcaruso: Facebook and Drudge are the top news sources for Generation Z...this explains a lot http://www.politico.com/...
Tom Gara / @tomgara: Some big snake people news today. http://www.politico.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Sunny Hundal / @sunny_hundal: How Americans view prominent news websites (not much trust in Buzzfeed, interestingly) http://www.politico.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Jeffrey Gottfried / Pew Research Center: How Millennials' political news habits differ from those of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
RTE, The Irish Times to challenge O'Brien injunction in court on Tuesday — Ireland's leading media outlets challenge Denis O'Brien injunction — Irish Times and RTÉ argue that public interest is served by reporting statement made by politician under parliamentary privilege
Discussion: The Irish Times
Kevin O'Sullivan / The Irish Times: Editor's statement on right to report
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Time Warner Cable CFO Arthur Minson To Depart Co. — Time Warner Cable said its chief financial officer, Arthur Minson, would leave the company for another position, just days after the cable distributor agreed to be purchased by Charter Communications. The move is effective immediately, the company said.
Discussion: Multichannel News, Reuters, FierceCable, NASDAQ.com and NASDAQ.com
Mike Farrell / Multichannel News: Minson Leaves Time Warner Cable
Anya George Tharakan / Reuters: Time Warner Cable CFO Arthur Minson leaves to join startup
Daniel Frankel / FierceCable: Minson out as Time Warner Cable CFO, Office Depot's Sherwell in as Cablevision CIO
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Mashable Taps Reality TV Veteran to Head Video Division — In yet another example of an editorial company turning to the potentially lucrative branded video business, Mashable has tapped a reality television veteran to heads its new Mashable Studios division.
Discussion: Capital New York