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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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney: Fox's debate ad says ‘CNBC never asked the real questions’
Mike Allen / Politico: RNC seeks to blunt revolt on debates
Simon Dumenco / Ad Age: When Will Politicians Entirely Fire the Media?
Elizabeth Preza / Mediaite: Republican Candidates Request Incredibly Specific List of Debate Demands
C.T. May / SPLICETODAY.com: The Candidate Uprising Begins
Alex Isenstadt / Politico: GOP campaigns push to take more control of debates
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.
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo: GOP Candidates Reportedly Finalize Demands For Future Debates
Ashley Parker / New York Times: Telemundo, With Its Republican Debate Canceled, Seeks a Democratic One
Trip Gabriel / New York Times: Anger Over Debate Fills Iowa Republican Forum
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.
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: Not be pedantic, but lightning is misspelled at least twice in the GOP campaign letter to networks. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
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/ ...
Katie McDonough / Fusion: Donald Trump doesn't want to be asked to raise his hand during the next debate
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/...
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney: GOP debate meeting: Big bluster, modest proposals
Becca Stanek / The Week: The GOP dumped its Telemundo debate. Will the Democrats swoop in to replace them?
Ben Kamisar / The Hill: GOP assigns staffer to handle debates, networks
Ollie Gillman For / Daily Mail: Republicans lay out long list of demands for future debates after CNBC debacle... with bizarre …
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air: GOP campaigns debate the debates
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/ ...
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: INSIDE DEBATE MEETING: Bush team pushing to reinstate Telemundo. Trump's team says no, threatens boycott.
Kerry Picket / The Daily Caller: GOP Presidential Campaigns To Have More Negotiating Power With Networks
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.)
John Podhoretz / @jpodhoretz: I'm just saying—nobody knew these debates would get bigger audiences than The Walking Dead. Changes the power structure.
Philip Bump / @pbump: POLL: who should set the terms under which candidates answer debate questions?
CNN: Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg tells CNN GOP campaigns have experienced a “loss of leverage” in debate process
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/ ...
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.
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.
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.
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
Dan Gillmor / @dangillmor: Prediction: Networks will loudly reject the demands, then make a quiet deal that complies with most of them. http://twitter.com/...
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: One more DEBATE MEETING DEMAND: No lightning rounds.
Ashley Parker / @ashleyrparker: DEBATE MEETING DEMANDS: Also, the campaigns want to deal more directly w the networks, and have the RNC simply handle logistics.
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
Ethan Klapper / @ethanklapper: Fox to take advantage of “exempt” status, host 9 hour debate with Megyn Kelly http://wapo.st/1HmfTUW
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/ ...
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: https://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... LOL pic.twitter.com/Wcix6SqhoV
@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
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/...
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney: RNC names new debate negotiator in shake up
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.
Ron Fournier / @ron_fournier: Any network that agrees might as well shutter news division. https://twitter.com/...
Amanda Holpuch / Guardian: Republican campaigns to meet as they seek changes to primary debates
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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Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter: New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series a Go at CBS All Access
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline: New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series Set For 2017 Run On CBS All Access- Update
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: Monday news and notes
Michael Malone / Broadcasting & Cable: CBS Producing New ‘Star Trek’ Series for All Access
Alex Griswold / Mediaite: CBS Announces New Star Trek Series Set for 2017 Release
Whitney Friedlander / Variety: New ‘Star Trek’ Series to Air on CBS All Access in 2017
Molly Brown / GeekWire: New ‘Star Trek’ series reportedly in the works for TV or a streaming service
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: “Star Trek” is BOLDLY going online... @FrankPallotta has the details: http://money.cnn.com/...
Daniel Cooper / Engadget: ‘Star Trek’ (kinda) returns to TV in January 2017
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 …
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Jordan Chariton / The Wrap: Business Insider Co-Founder Henry Blodget Envisions Site as Digital Generation's ‘Financial Publication of Record’
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/...
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/ ...
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Business Insider's big expansion plans
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/ ...
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
Janko Roettgers / Variety: Pandora Picks Up “Serial,” “This American Life” With Streaming Exclusive
Tim Stenovec / Tech Insider: The second season of ‘Serial’ will stream on Pandora
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget: Serial season 2 will stream on Pandora ‘exclusively’
Ryan Hoover / @rrhoover: Pandora's taking a strong step into podcasts with Serial: http://blog.pandora.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Alex Fitzpatrick / @alexjamesfitz: Serial's season two will launch on Pandora, not iTunes http://bigstory.ap.org/...
Julia Alexander / Polygon: Serial heading to Pandora for first time (correction)
Stephanie Talmadge / The Week: Serial partners with Pandora for second season
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.
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Jordan Chariton / The Wrap: New York Times Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Announces Succession Plan
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine: The New York Times Will Have a New Publisher Within Two Years
Jeremy Barr / Politico:
Joe Nocera's New York Times op-ed column is ending — Joe Nocera, who has served as an op-ed columnist for The New York Times since 2011, will publish his last op-ed column on Tuesday, the company confirmed to POLITICO. — Nocera's column, which focuses on business and finance, has run twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Talking Biz News
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: NY Times Ends Joe Nocera's Column
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Nocera's NY Times op-ed column to end
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: @harrymccracken, @digitalshields and @rafat, Thanks:@beet_tv
Harry McCracken / @harrymccracken: Good story by @eringriffith on how Ziff Davis survived the death of print and bounced back. http://fortune.com/...
Mike Shields / @digitalshields: Good read on how Ziff Davis ditched print and came back from the dead http://fortune.com/... @eringriffith
Rafat Ali / @rafat: Great story on amazing-yet-low-profile turnaround of Ziff Davis into a juggernaut, a @VivekRShah doing: http://fortune.com/...
Brent Lang / Variety:
Relativity Bankruptcy: Judge Approves Debtor in Possession Financing Agreement — After weeks of delays, a U.S. bankruptcy court judge has approved a plan that will allow Relativity Media to continue accessing a $35 million debtor-in-possession loan. — The film studio behind “Limitless” …
David Lieberman / Deadline: Relativity Bankruptcy: Court Approves DIP Financing Plan
Jonathan Lansner / Orange County Register:
Freedom Communications, owner of Orange County Register, files for bankruptcy, second time in 6 years; CEO Rich Mirman, local investors hope to gain control — With bankruptcy filing, local group bids for ownership of Freedom Communications — Freedom Communications Inc. …
Street Fight: Street Fight Daily: Amazon Kills Its Groupon and Square Competitors, the Rise of Hypertargeted Ads
Gustavo Arellano / Navel Gazing: Why Mike Harrah is the WORST Owner the OC Register Can Possibly Have
Patricia Cohen / New York Times: Owner of The Orange County Register Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Andrew Khouri / Los Angeles Times: O.C. Register owner files for bankruptcy protection; CEO's group plans bid
Emily Bell / @emilybell: ‘...made a mistake prioritizing print over digital....’ Unsurprising outcome : http://www.latimes.com/...
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed: OC Register seeks bankruptcy protection
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: CJR 2013: http://www.cjr.org/... Reality today: http://www.latimes.com/...
Ken Doctor / Politico: Southern California roll-up gains impetus, as Orange County Register declares bankruptcy
Patrick Fitzgerald / Wall Street Journal: Freedom Communications Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Rick Edmonds / Poynter: Freedom Communications, parent of Orange County Register, files for bankruptcy — again
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: Aaron Kushner was praised by print fans when he took over the OC Register — instead he drove it into bankruptcy for a second time
Richard Horgan / FishbowlNY: Reporter May Have Hastened Freedom Communications Bankruptcy Announcement
Gustavo Arellano / Navel Gazing: Orange County Register Declares Bankrupcty, be Bought By...Mike Harrah?!
OC Weekly / @ocweekly: BREAKING: OC Register declaring bankruptcy, to be bought by...MIke Harrah?! http://blogs.ocweekly.com/... pic.twitter.com/CSEhhMMDiB
Chris Krewson / @ckrewson: Kushner totally out at OC Register (bankrupt again); local owners plan bid but Tribune Co looms. http://m.ocregister.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: Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, TVNewser and San Antonio Express-News
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable: TMZ Joins FS1 With Late-Night Show
Tumstead / Multichannel News: FS1 Sets TMZ Sports Series
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: Why TMZ Sports is Coming to Fox Sports 1
Pete Dougherty / San Antonio Express-News: TMZ to produce late-weeknight show for Fox Sports 1
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
For Philly's durable Daily News, it looks like the beginning of the end — Newsroom cuts at the Philadelphia Media Network's Inquirer and Daily News, announced at a staff meeting Friday, look at first to be just one more chapter in the decade-old opus of the industry's deteriorating finances and reduced news capacity.