GOP presidential campaigns map out rules for more control of TV debates — GOP contenders demand greater control over crucial debates — Several Republican presidential campaigns began mapping out new demands Sunday for greater control over the format and content of primary debates …
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Elizabeth Preza / Mediaite: Republican Candidates Request Incredibly Specific List of Debate Demands
Mike Allen / Politico: RNC seeks to blunt revolt on debates
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Republican Debate Demands Threaten Networks' Editorial Control
Alex Isenstadt / Politico: GOP campaigns push to take more control of debates
Simon Dumenco / Ad Age: When Will Politicians Entirely Fire the Media?
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo: Jeb Calls For RNC To Hold Feb. Debate With Telemundo Even Without NBC
Matthew Boyle / Breitbart: Exclusive- GOP Campaigns Agree to Cut RNC Out of Debate Process, Negotiate Directly with Networks
Ashley Parker / New York Times: Republican Campaigns Meet in an Effort to Alter Debates
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Just do it already. Your mistrust of journalists is by now complete. Get Club for Growth, Freedom Works and ACU to question the candidates.
Robert Costa / @costareports: BREAKING NEWS: There will be a letter of demands sent to networks from campaigns in the next 48 hours, per leaders of tonight's mtg.
C.T. May / SPLICETODAY.com: The Candidate Uprising Begins
Blake Hounshell / @blakehounshell: Our updated story on tonight's GOP debate revolt http://www.politico.com/...
Sally Kohn / @sallykohn: Spectacle-driven candidates of Republican primary demand that Republican debates not be so spectacle-driven. http://www.politico.com/...
Ashley Parker / New York Times: Telemundo, With Its Republican Debate Put Off, Seeks a Democratic One
Trip Gabriel / New York Times: Anger Over Debate Fills Iowa Republican Forum
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: Scenes — and demands — from last night's “family dinner” debate mayhem: http://nytimes.com/...
Trip Gabriel / @tripgabriel: Bush campaign wanted to reinstate Telemundo debate. Trump said no. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air: GOP campaigns debate the debates
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: Not be pedantic, but lightning is misspelled at least twice in the GOP campaign letter to networks. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Katie McDonough / Fusion: Donald Trump doesn't want to be asked to raise his hand during the next debate
Bill McKibben / @billmckibben: GOP pres candidates demand room temp of 67 F or less in next debate. If only they cared as much about planet's temp http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Mark Follman / @markfollman: Just when you thought Ted Cruz couldn't be a bigger fool he proposes Hannity and Limbaugh for next debate moderators http://www.nytimes.com/...
Esther Yu-Hsi Lee / ThinkProgress: Republicans Aren't Even Trying To Pretend To Care About The Latino Vote
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: Any real journalistic organization should refuse the GOP candidates' conditions & make them buy time for their ad. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Ben Kamisar / The Hill: GOP assigns staffer to handle debates, networks
Nick Confessore / @nickconfessore: Sure, candidates don't have to let news orgs run debates. And news orgs don't have to give them hundreds of millions of dollars in free TV.
Alex Wagner / @alexwagner: Best GOP debate must-have: “Can you pledge that the temperature in the hall will be kept below 67 degrees?” http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Ryan Lizza / @ryanlizza: .@Reince throws @seanspicer under the bus to appease GOP presidential campaigns still furious over CNBC debate http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Ollie Gillman For / Daily Mail: Republicans lay out long list of demands for future debates after CNBC debacle... with bizarre …
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney: RNC names new debate negotiator in shake up
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney: GOP debate meeting: Big bluster, modest proposals
Kerry Picket / The Daily Caller: GOP Presidential Campaigns To Have More Negotiating Power With Networks
Robert Costa / @costareports: What happened tonight, in one sentence: The GOP camps agreed on a letter that they'll soon send to networks, a letter crafted w/o RNC input.
Manu Raju / @mkraju: Not much discussion about restoring NBC as media partner for debates, I'm told. (Even as Trump threatened boycott if Telemundo comes back.)
Philip Bump / @pbump: POLL: who should set the terms under which candidates answer debate questions?
Robert Costa / @costareports: Why the GOP camps believe they have the leverage over RNC and networks: ratings. This esp applies to how Trump and Carson ppl see talks.
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: One more DEBATE MEETING DEMAND: No lightning rounds.
Robert Costa / @costareports: Ben Ginsberg, carrying a yellow legal pad with extensive notes in black marker, emerged mins ago w/ a draft of letter to ntwks in hand
Meredith Shiner / @meredithshiner: The idea that *news* networks would comply with the demands of campaigns is deeply unsettling yet I would not be surprised if it happened.
John Podhoretz / @jpodhoretz: I'm just saying—nobody knew these debates would get bigger audiences than The Walking Dead. Changes the power structure.
Jake Tapper / @jaketapper: “We're going to talk about...options...such as bringing in organization heads or non-journalists as moderators” https://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Gabriel Sherman / @gabrielsherman: Amazing how campaigns will freak out on RNC but are worried about making Ailes mad. That's power. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Ethan Klapper / @ethanklapper: Fox to take advantage of “exempt” status, host 9 hour debate with Megyn Kelly http://wapo.st/1HmfTUW
Ron Fournier / @ron_fournier: Any network that agrees might as well shutter news division. https://twitter.com/...
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: https://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... LOL pic.twitter.com/Wcix6SqhoV
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: DEBATE MEETING DEMANDS: Also, the campaigns want to deal more directly w the networks, and have the RNC simply handle logistics.
@taniel: I get they don't want to seem excluded/irrelevant—is that enough to explain why non-Fox media groups would keep cooperating/hosting debate?
Southpaw / @nycsouthpaw: Imagine if Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley were united in their fear of the head of MSNBC. pic.twitter.com/gVMUHFXVzT
Dan Gillmor / @dangillmor: Prediction: Networks will loudly reject the demands, then make a quiet deal that complies with most of them. http://twitter.com/...
Robert Costa / @costareports: “People are afraid to make Roger mad.” Quote of the night, via text, from a source participating in the mtg.
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: (Kasich, coincidentally, a former Fox News host) https://twitter.com/...
Robert Costa / @costareports: In essence, there is fury about press but camps here are deciding to treat Fox differently moving fwd. More scrutiny for other outlets.
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: DEBATE MEETING DEMANDS: 1) Opening/closing statements of 30 sec each; 2) Equal Qs for all the candidates; 3) Approval of on-screen graphics
CNN: Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg tells CNN GOP campaigns have experienced a “loss of leverage” in debate process
Amanda Holpuch / Guardian: Republican campaigns to meet as they seek changes to primary debates
Marcus Brauchli / Vox:
Former Washington Post executive editor Marcus Brauchli praises CNBC debate, says its messiness gave an insight into candidates behaviour — The CNBC debate was an ugly, raucous mess. We need more just like it. — The irreverent questioning of the GOP field is good for democracy.
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post: Morning Plum: Republicans shoot themselves in foot with Latinos, again
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: So? No actual debating. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo: GOP Candidates Propose Minimizing RNC Involvement In Debate Process
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Fox's debate ad says ‘CNBC never asked the real questions’
Fox's debate ad says ‘CNBC never asked the real questions’
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Frank Pallotta / CNNMoney:
CBS All Access SVOD and streaming service gets a boost with launch of new Star Trek series in January 2017 — New ‘Star Trek’ series to blast off on CBS streaming service — CBS is about to boldly go where we've kind of been before. — A new “Star Trek” television series will arrive …
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: CBS Will Launch A New “Star Trek” TV Series On Its Streaming Service, Not Network TV
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter: New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series a Go at CBS All Access
Alex Weprin / Politico: CBS is serious about taking on Netflix
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline: New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series Set For 2017 Run On CBS All Access- Update
Drew Grant / The New York Observer: With Streaming ‘Star Trek’ Reboot, CBS Boldly Goes Where No Cable Has Gone Before
John Koblin / New York Times: CBS Plans a Streaming ‘Star Trek’ Series
Michael Calia / Wall Street Journal: CBS Plans New ‘Star Trek’ Series for Online Streaming, TV's Next Frontier
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Monday news and notes
Alex Griswold / Mediaite: CBS Announces New Star Trek Series Set for 2017 Release
Michael Malone / Broadcasting & Cable: CBS Producing New ‘Star Trek’ Series for All Access
David Gewirtz / ZDNet: New Star Trek series photon torpedoes traditional cable TV
Mike Orren / @mikeorren: Write today down as the beginning of the end of the TV network-affiliate system as we know it: http://thepomoblog.com/... #boldlygo
Miss Cellania / Neatorama: New Star Trek TV Series
Nigel M Smith / Guardian: Star Trek beaming back to the small screen for new series
Whitney Friedlander / Variety: New ‘Star Trek’ Series to Air on CBS All Access in 2017
Jamie Lovett / Comicbook.com: New Star Trek TV Series Being Developed
Larry Nemecek / @larrynemecek: THIS IS NOT A DRILL: #StarTrek back on TV, “looking for a writer” & pioneering a platform. It's 1986 all over again http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ ...
Molly Brown / GeekWire: New ‘Star Trek’ series reportedly in the works for TV or a streaming service
Daniel Cooper / Engadget: ‘Star Trek’ (kinda) returns to TV in January 2017
Dan Wells / @thedanwells: It's hard to get excited about a new Star Trek series trapped in a VOD ghetto no one watches or subscribes to http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ ...
Peter Sciretta / @slashfilm: New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series in the Works From Alex Kurtzman http://www.slashfilm.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: “Star Trek” is BOLDLY going online... @FrankPallotta has the details: http://money.cnn.com/...
David Ehrlich / Rolling Stone: New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series Planned for 2017
Jeremy Barr / Politico:
New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger announces succession plan — At a staff meeting Monday morning, New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. announced that the company has initiated a succession process, and that a deputy publisher will be named within two years, according to a source.
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney: NYT begins succession planning for Arthur Sulzberger Jr.
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine: The New York Times Will Have a New Publisher Within Two Years
Tali Arbel / NetNewsCheck Latest: NY Times Outlines Succession Plan
Kim Bellware / The Huffington Post: NYT Forms Committee To Name Successor To Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: NY Times to Name New Publisher Soon
Gabriel Sherman / @gabrielsherman: As an aside, NYT CEO Mark Thompson called the @WSJ mobile app “crap” http://nymag.com/...
Ross Miller / The Verge:
The next season of Serial will debut simultaneously on Pandora — The second season of Serial still doesn't have a start date, but it does have a new, unlikely distribution partner. Pandora announced today that it will be the exclusive streaming partner for the podcast phenomenon.
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Tim Westergren / Pandora Blog: Serial is coming to Pandora
Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press: Popular ‘Serial’ podcast launching 2nd season on Pandora
Ben Sisario / New York Times: Pandora to Stream ‘Serial’ Podcast
Janko Roettgers / Variety: Pandora Picks Up “Serial,” “This American Life” With Streaming Exclusive
Saba Hamedy / Mashable: ‘Serial’ is coming to Pandora for Season 2
Tim Stenovec / Tech Insider: The second season of ‘Serial’ will stream on Pandora
Alex Fitzpatrick / @alexjamesfitz: Serial's season two will launch on Pandora, not iTunes http://bigstory.ap.org/...
Ryan Hoover / @rrhoover: Pandora's taking a strong step into podcasts with Serial: http://blog.pandora.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget: Serial season 2 will stream on Pandora ‘exclusively’
Julia Alexander / Polygon: Serial's second season to stream exclusively on Pandora (update: still available on iTunes)
Stephanie Talmadge / The Week: Serial partners with Pandora for second season
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Behind Henry Blodget's plans to turn Business Insider into the financial publication of record for the digital generation — Henry Blodget's big plans for Business Insider — Henry Blodget spent the past eight years transforming Business Insider from a scrappy three-man show …
Jordan Chariton / The Wrap: Business Insider Co-Founder Henry Blodget Envisions Site as Digital Generation's ‘Financial Publication of Record’
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: @petersterne @miriamgottfried @JasonAbbruzzese We're already seeing this with NBC Universal buying up chunks of BuzzFeed and Vox.
Miriam Gottfried / @miriamgottfried: @AntDeRosa @petersterne @JasonAbbruzzese Agree. Q is whether BI and BuzzFeed capture that $ or whether it's just the usual TV suspects.
Miriam Gottfried / @miriamgottfried: @JasonAbbruzzese Huge differences, which is why digital media will have to achieve the economics of TV for the valuations to make sense.
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: @miriamgottfried but what happens when TV audience becomes smaller than on-demand digital? @petersterne @JasonAbbruzzese
Miriam Gottfried / @miriamgottfried: This is only true if digital media essentially becomes TV. https://twitter.com/...
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Business Insider Seeks Expansion
Michael Calderone / @mlcalderone: Business Insider aiming for global staff of 1,300 by 2020: http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: You'll have to pay to read some of Business Insider next year. http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Jared Keller / @jaredbkeller: Business Insider wants to hire 100 to 200 people a year for the next five years http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Joe Pompeo / @joepompeo: Under @axelspringer_EN, @businessinsider plans to expand across Europe, grow staff to 1300+ and probs “move to” TV: http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Ben Mullin / @benmullin: Business Insider will staff up in bid to become “The financial publication of record for the digital generation.”: http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Business Insider's big expansion plans
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
German daily Die Welt wants to bundle print, digital, and TV into a single newsroom (and brand) — BERLIN — When The New York Times announced that it would create a separate, centralized group of editors and designers to focus on producing its daily print product, those at the German …
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
How Ziff Davis under CEO Vivek Shah survived the death of print by going all digital — How Ziff Davis survived the death of print — In 2009, when venture investor Marc Andreessen showed up to a small dinner in the San Francisco Bay Area set up by journalist Josh Quittner …
Discussion: @digitalshields, @harrymccracken and @rafat, Thanks:@beet_tv
Mike Shields / @digitalshields: Good read on how Ziff Davis ditched print and came back from the dead http://fortune.com/... @eringriffith
Harry McCracken / @harrymccracken: Good story by @eringriffith on how Ziff Davis survived the death of print and bounced back. http://fortune.com/...
Rafat Ali / @rafat: Great story on amazing-yet-low-profile turnaround of Ziff Davis into a juggernaut, a @VivekRShah doing: http://fortune.com/...
Tony Maglio / The Wrap:
TMZ Sports Lands Breaking News Series on Fox Sports 1 — Bad timing, Lamar Odom: TMZ Sports is set to launch a breaking news series next Monday on Fox Sports 1. — The aptly named “TMZ Sports” will feature “exclusive up-to-the-minute, off-field stories and breaking news specifically focused …
Discussion: Variety, Broadcasting & Cable, San Antonio Express-News, Multichannel News and TVNewser
Margaret Lenker / Variety: TMZ Heads Into Late-Night with Sports Series
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: TMZ Joins FS1 With Late-Night Show
Pete Dougherty / San Antonio Express-News: TMZ to produce late-weeknight show for Fox Sports 1
Tumstead / Multichannel News: FS1 Sets TMZ Sports Series
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Why TMZ Sports is Coming to Fox Sports 1
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Staff memo: Joe Nocera to write column about sports for the New York Times — NYT business columnist Joe Nocera joins the sports department — That didn't take long. A couple days after POLITICO reported that Joe Nocera's business column would be discontinued, a staffing change …
Discussion: Politico, FishbowlNY, Talking Biz News, Talking Biz News and FishbowlNY
Jeremy Barr / Politico: Joe Nocera's New York Times op-ed column is ending
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Joe Nocera Joins NY Times Sports Desk
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: NYT's Nocera joining sports desk
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Nocera's NY Times op-ed column to end
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: NY Times Ends Joe Nocera's Column
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Fullscreen Hires TV Exec Jason Klarman as Chief Marketing Officer — Digital-media company Fullscreen has appointed Jason Klarman, formerly a senior exec at NBCUniversal's Oxygen Media and Bravo Media, its first chief marketing officer. — Klarman will lead strategy for Fullscreen's overall brand …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Bloomberg Media launching first dedicated news site for Asia — Bloomberg Media expands to Asia as part of new focused path — Bloomberg Media is continuing to expand its global reach with the launch of its first dedicated website for Asia. — The site follows a European site launched earlier …