Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal:
Annotation startup Genius hires its first revenue chief, Ronen Shapiro, formerly of Pandora and Vice Media, as it preps to build ad business — Annotation Startup Genius to Launch Advertising Business — Company known for its music lyric database hires first revenue chief
Chelsea Hassler / Slate: Misguided Genius — A new tool wants to annotate everything on the Internet.
Mathew Ingram / Fortune: Genius: Where Does Commentary End and Harassment Begin?
Jessica Goldstein / ThinkProgress: Genius Wants To Let Readers Annotate Any News Article. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
@craignewmark: Genius sparks a debate over where commentary ends and harassment begins via @mathewi @FortuneMagazine http://fortune.com/...
Dave Winer / @davewiner: If Genius won't give bloggers an opt-out, hopefully browser-makers will. http://recode.net/...
Julia Carrie Wong / @juliacarriew: so is genius going to annotate other people's articles with their own ads? http://www.wsj.com/...
Jordan Valinsky / Digiday: Genius is trying to make its annotation system into a real business
Jason B. Jones / ProfHackerProfHacker: Framing Annotation
Tyler Woods / Technical.ly Brooklyn: Genius created a new tool for annotating other people's articles and ho boy here we go
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Genius Names First CRO
Glenn Fleishman / @glennf: Genius' angry response, effectively lashing out at @brosandprose and maybe me? And Slate, The Observer, Motherboard... http://recode.net/...
Brady Dale / The New York Observer: Genius and Hypothesis Move to Better Prevent Abuse Via Web Annotation
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Analysis of stories on news aggregator Memeorandum shows how Trump dominates media beyond just cable TV — How Trump Hacked The Media — Trump's dominance on cable news isn't the whole story. — Donald Trump took over the news cycle on Feb. 26, as he had so many times before.
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: CNN Chief Jeff Zucker Defends Donald Trump Coverage After Another Record-Setting Night
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post: It's totally wrong to say the media hasn't done its job on Donald Trump
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: More evidence against news media in the disease that is Trump: http://fivethirtyeight.com/...
Eric Boehlert / @ericboehlert: holy s**t. at WaPo, GOP frontrunner getting 10X (!!) coverage as Dem frontrunner. http://medium.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: Yes, he is media's fault. http://medium.com/...
Nate Silver / @natesilver538: In some ways, what the media missed until recently is not Trump's popularity but his profound *unpopularity*. http://fivethirtyeight.com/...
Romit Mehta / @theromit: Mediagazer reporting on FiveThirtyEight analyzing Memeorandum. Now, if only this makes Techmeme :-) http://twitter.com/...
Jody Avirgan / @jodyavirgan: Here's the story @NateSilver538 mentioned he was working on in Mondays pod. No one Trump storyline sticks, by design http://fivethirtyeight.com/...
Alex Howard / @digiphile: “...at no point has an investigative story about Trump's past business dealings led news coverage"- @NateSilver538 http://fivethirtyeight.com/...
Michael Calderone / @mlcalderone: “Nearly 70% of Washington Post homepage mentions of presidential candidates were for Trump.” http://medium.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Chris Cillizza / @thefix: It's totally wrong to say the media hasn't done its job on Donald Trump http://wpo.st/7yjQ1 pic.twitter.com/I2xKr4JgHP
Daniel Drezner / @dandrezner: .@NateSilver538's last three paragraphs here are vital but depressing reading. http://fivethirtyeight.com/...
Nate Silver / @natesilver538: It's a myth that Trump is uniquely dominant on cable news. Just as dominant in print & digital coverage of 2016. http://53eig.ht/2320qFy
Nate Silver / @natesilver538: In the summer, the media spent more time talking about Trump's dominance in polls than his inflammatory remarks. http://fivethirtyeight.com/...
Nate Silver / @natesilver538: These issues are harder to talk about than whether people are chasing after clicks/ratings. http://fivethirtyeight.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Nate Silver / @natesilver538: Another myth: that media was slow to recognize Trump's appeal to GOP voters. Wrong. They came around pretty quickly. http://53eig.ht/2320qFy
Corey Pein / The Baffler: Primary Lessons in Propaganda
Seven-day content audit of top online news outlets shows Trump's name in headlines 1341 times, with Clinton second at 361 — Yes, the media bears some responsibility for the rise of Donald Trump—here's proof — Since announcing his presidential run last June, Donald Trump has made front page news almost every day.
Discussion: @craignewmark, @dylanbyers and Geneva Overholser
@craignewmark: “Yes, the media bears some responsibility for the rise of Donald Trump — here's proof” by Ev Boyle http://medium.com/...
Dylan Byers / @dylanbyers: “The @WashingtonPost's coverage was the most skewed in favor of Trump—and the @NYTimes' was the most balanced” http://medium.com/...
Philip Oltermann / Guardian:
Historian shows how AP cooperated with Nazis to retain access, allowed regime to use photos for propaganda; AP rejects idea it “collaborated” — Revealed: how Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis — Exclusive: German historian shows how news agency retained access …
Discussion: The Definitive Source, CNNMoney, International Business Times, The Wrap, @davidkenner, @margieintelaviv, @tjquinnespn, Mashable, @ny1david, New York Times, @museums365, TheBlaze.com, @craigcalcaterra, @niemanlab, Mediaite, @harryslaststand, @jmcolberg, @tessamuggeridge, JNS.org, The Times of Israel, Jspace News, @nickmartin, @williamsjon, Newsweek, @harrysiegel, @hennesseyedit, @jmcolberg, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, World Jewish Congress, Honest Reporting, New York Daily News, Sputnik International, @markamesexiled, Arutz Sheva, The Times of Israel and Jerusalem Post
Paul Colford / The Definitive Source: AP statement on historical article
Tom Kludt / CNNMoney: AP fights claims it worked with the Nazis
Lydia Tomkiw / International Business Times: Associated Press Nazi Scandal: AP Investigating New Evidence Of Cooperation With Hitler's Regime
@davidkenner: How the Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis to supply propaganda in return for access to the country. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Margie / @margieintelaviv: .@AP 's reporting of Israel's conflicts, with the enemy as their home team, makes this claim all the more credible http://twitter.com/...
T.J. Quinn / @tjquinnespn: Fascinating. Even Times of London had editor in 1930s whose job was to remove anything that might offend Nazis. http://twitter.com/...
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable: Historian discovers that the Associated Press may have worked a little too closely with Nazi Germany
David Fiderer / @ny1david: In 1930s & 2010, access journalism can mean U don't speak truth to power Revealed: how AP cooperated with the Nazis http://www.theguardian.com/...
Daniel Victor / New York Times: Associated Press Denies Cooperating With Nazis
Elissa Frankle / @museums365: #HistoryUnfolded is exploring how different papers and wire services covered the Holocaust: http://newspapers.ushmm.org/ http://twitter.com/...
Jon Street / TheBlaze.com: Historian Claims Associated Press Had Mutually Beneficial Pact With Nazi Germany to Retain Hitler Regime Access
Craig Calcaterra / @craigcalcaterra: How the Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis in order to maintain operations in wartime Germany. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Nieman Lab / @niemanlab: The Associated Press entered a formal cooperation with the Nazi regime in the 1930s http://www.theguardian.com/...
Sam Reisman / Mediaite: Historian Accuses AP of Collaborating With Nazi Regime
Harry Leslie Smith / @harryslaststand: This is disturbing news about tainted journalism in the past and rancid journalism today http://www.theguardian.com/... #journalism
Jrg M. Colberg / @jmcolberg: “AP also allowed the Nazi regime to use its photo archives for its virulently antisemitic propaganda literature.” http://www.theguardian.com/...
Tessa Muggeridge / @tessamuggeridge: The AP was the only western news agency to stay open in Hitler's Germany. How? Cooperating with the Nazis. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Nick Martin / @nickmartin: The @AP “rejects any notion that it deliberately ‘collaborated’ with the Nazi regime.” But this raises serious Qs: http://gu.com/p/4tvg9
Jon Williams / @williamsjon: What headline doesn't say is Hitler expelled @AP in 1941! Lot of history over 170 years. Awkward but context matters http://ln.is/...
Lucy Westcott / Newsweek: THE GUARDIAN REVEALS HOW THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COOPERATED WITH THE NAZI PARTY
Harry Siegel / @harrysiegel: Helluva story on the @AP-Nazi propaganda deal, & helluva kicker on AP's North Korea bureau. http://www.theguardian.com/... pic.twitter.com/byBMkbggm5
Ray Hennessey / @hennesseyedit: Fascinating look at how AP agreed not to ‘undermine’ Nazi regime. Was such a price for access worth it? http://gu.com/...
Jörg M. Colberg / @jmcolberg: Thought headline of this story about @AP and Nazi Germany was hyperbolic until I read it. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Pesach Benson / Honest Reporting: Historian: AP Cooperated With Nazi Regime
David Boroff / New York Daily News: Associated Press retained access to Germany during Hitler's rise to power by cooperating with Third Reich: study
Mark Ames / @markamesexiled: Secret @AP deal with Nazis covered up Ukrainian nationalist pogrom of Lvov's Jews that killed thousands http://www.theguardian.com/...
Ari Soffer / Arutz Sheva: Associated Press collaborated with Nazi regime
Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab:
Inside the launch of Bloomberg's new tech-and-travel series Hello World, and Bloomberg's plans for two more web series to launch within weeks — Bloomberg's Hello World tech-and-travel show trades talking heads for Vice-like filmmaking — For Bloomberg, making video for the web means rethinking everything …
Discussion: Digiday, New York Post, Editor & Publisher, Fortune and Talking Biz News, Thanks:@amandabcowie
Lucia Moses / Digiday: Bloomberg is dropping the Business from Bloomberg Business to leave just Bloomberg
Kevin Dugan / New York Post: Bloomberg agrees to pay $3M in overtime settlement
Adreana Young / Editor & Publisher: Bloomberg Business Rebrands to Bloomberg
Chris Matthews / Fortune: Bloomberg Agrees to Pay Workers $3.2 Million in Overtime Settlement
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Bloomberg website revamp drops the “business”
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Spotify raises $1B in convertible debt, led by TPG and Dragoneer — Spotify Raises $1 Billion in Debt Financing — TPG and Dragoneer Investment Group lead the Spotify debt deal — Music-streaming site Spotify AB has raised $1 billion in convertible debt from investors …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Re/code, Tech Times, New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, RAIN News, Wired.co.uk, Engadget, AllAccess.com, AndroidHeadlines.com, Wired.co.uk, Los Angeles Times, Billboard, NDTV Gadgets360.com, hypebot, Music Ally, USA Today, Business Insider, The Wrap, Ars Technica, Fast Company, SiliconANGLE, Business Insider, Variety, Gizmodo, Reuters, VatorNews, The Drum and FACT Magazine
Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Spotify raises $1 billion in debt with devilish terms to fight Apple Music
Peter Kafka / Re/code: What Does Spotify Want to Buy With a Billion Dollars?
Quinten Plummer / Tech Times: Spotify Reportedly Raises $1 Billion In Convertible Debt From Investors Led By Dragoneer, TPG
Dan Primack / Fortune: Term Sheet — Wednesday, March 30
Hugh McIntyre / Forbes: Spotify Has Raised Another $1 Billion In Debt Financing
Emily Reynolds / Wired.co.uk: SoundCloud launches ‘Go’ subscription service
Aaron Souppouris / Engadget: Spotify bets on debt to fund expansion
Emily Reynolds / Wired.co.uk: Spotify raises $1billion in ‘debt financing’
Colin Stutz / Billboard: Spotify Raises $1 Billion in Convertible Debt Financing
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Why Did Spotify Just Raises $1 Billion In Debt Funding Under Such Horrible Terms?
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Spotify raises $1bn in debt financing - IPO clock is ticking
Mike Snider / USA Today: Spotify gains $1 billion investment
Rob Price / Business Insider: 10 things in tech you need to know today
Joan E. Solsman / The Wrap: Spotify to Raise $1 Billion
Michael Grothaus / Fast Company: Spotify Raises $1 Billion In Convertible Debt: Now What?
Duncan Riley / SiliconANGLE: Spotify raises $1b in convertible debt as it attempts to strengthen its war chest
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider: Spotify is reportedly raising $1 billion in debt as streaming competition heats up
Janko Roettgers / Variety: Spotify Has Raised $1 Billion in Debt Financing: Report
Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo: Spotify Now Has $1 Billion to Play With
Alan John Koshy / Reuters: Music streaming company Spotify raises $1 billion in convertible debt
Ronan Shields / The Drum: Spotify raises $1bn in debt
Scott Wilson / FACT Magazine: Spotify raises $1bn in fight against Apple Music
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Fullscreen to launch streaming service April 26, featuring 800 hours of content, including programming from YouTube stars and older TV series for $5 per month — Fullscreen Enters Crowded Subscription Video Marketplace — Digital media company believes young fans will pay $4.99 a month for Web originals featuring YouTube stars
Saba Hamedy / Mashable: Fullscreen streaming service plans to lure young viewers with originals, 'Dawson's Creek'
Todd Spangler / Variety: Fullscreen Unveils $5 Subscription-Video Service, Taking on Netflix and YouTube Red
Joan E. Solsman / The Wrap: Fullscreen Launches Paid Service With Original Shows, the Latest to Chase the Netflix Dream
Yvonne Villarreal / Los Angeles Times: YouTube video network Fullscreen to launch subscription service next month
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear: Fullscreen video service targets millennials, arrives in April
Tim Baysinger / Adweek: Launching a Subscription Service of Its Own, Fullscreen Joins a Crowded Streaming Market
Suzan Ryan / mUmBRELLA: Morning Update: Tay tweets about weed; Porsche's hologram ad; YouTube launches SVOD …
Adnan Farooqui / Ubergizmo: Fullscreen's Streaming Service Arrives Next Month
John Callaham / Android Central: Fullscreen video service will take on YouTube and Netflix on April 26
Mike Snider / USA Today: Fullscreen launches subscription video service
David Lieberman / Deadline: Fullscreen Unveils SVOD Streaming Service For Teens & Young Adults
Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News: Fullscreen Sets April 26 Launch of SVOD Service
Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News: AT&T Thinking Mobile-First With Fullscreen
Peter Kafka / Re/code: Like Netflix, but With YouTube Stars: Fullscreen Readies Its Subscription Service
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
New York Times won't retract or post a correction to NFL story — The New York Times will not retract a story about the National Football League's research into player concussions that also suggested ties bettwen the NFL and the tobacco industry. — A lawyer for the league demanded …
Discussion: CBSSports.com, The Daily Beast, @abeaujon, ProFootballTalk, @justinnxt, CBS Boston, Forbes, LawNewz, Deadspin, @politico_media, Adweek, Associated Press, Washington Post, Deadspin, Oregonian, The Wrap, ThinkProgress, The Big Lead, Forbes, CBS New York, STAT and Politico
Will Brinson / CBSSports.com: New York Times responds to NFL: ‘We see no reason to retract anything’
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast: The NFL's Too Chicken to Sue The New York Times—but Keeps Squawking About It
Andrew Beaujon / @abeaujon: NYT throws shade on NFL's attorney http://politi.co/1MBMvlw pic.twitter.com/hfECgYCkXA
Justin Ellis / @justinnxt: There's dry humor, and then there's the NYT's response to the NFL's retraction request. http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Darren Heitner / Forbes: Why NFL Should Back Off New York Times Defamation Threat
Tony IIiakostas / LawNewz: Does The NFL Have a Defamation Case Against NY Times Over Concussion Story?
@politico_media: .@nytimes to @NFL: “Nowhere does your letter identify any factual errors that we made in our reporting” http://politi.co/21TSMLb
Tim Baysinger / Adweek: The New York Times Isn't Backing Down From Story That Compares NFL to Tobacco Industry
Geoffrey C. Arnold / Oregonian: NFL demands retraction from NY Times over concussion report
Lindsay Gibbs / ThinkProgress: NFL Sends Threatening Letter To New York Times, Demands Retraction Of Concussion Investigation
Matt Higgins / CBS New York: NFL Demands New York Times Retract Story Calling League's Concussion Research Flawed
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Review of FOIA Mapper, a Knight-backed tool designed to make FOIA requests easier — FOIA Mapper aims to make it easier for journalists to know where to look for public documents — The process of filing a Freedom of Information Act request can be complicated.
Discussion: @kristenhare and Poynter
New York Times:
Facebook Live video entices media outlets as it draws big audiences, but revenue options remain unclear despite Facebook assurances — Facebook's Live Video Effort Entices Media Companies — When severe weather passed through the Atlanta area early this month, Brad Nitz …
Discussion: @mikeisaac, @stevekaplanpa, @jgrovum, @lheron, @mattnavarra and @bradnitzwsb
@mikeisaac: FB working on API for media cos, content makers/studios to live broadcast on professional equipment. ETA, April/F8 http://www.nytimes.com/...
Steve Kaplan / @stevekaplanpa: Despite the appeal of the nascent product, any revenue gain for broadcasters remains a vague promise. http://ift.tt/1MTiBnu
Jake Grovum / @jgrovum: Real, actual question: What are the non-algorithm-related advantages of Facebook Live? Because that seems important. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Liz Heron / @lheron: We've been covering the 2016 primaries via FB Live. Also using Periscope & YouNow, not mentioned in nyt piece http://www.nytimes.com/...
Matt Navarra / @mattnavarra: Great news for major broadcasters using Facebook's live video features (if true) http://pllqt.it/e2yiWz pic.twitter.com/TvzJEinT6w
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
UK's Times and Sunday Times merge websites, which will be updated four times a day to focus on reporting, opinion, and analysis instead of breaking news — The U.K.'s Times and Sunday Times are structuring their new apps and website around peak traffic times
Discussion: One Man & His Blog, Digiday, Fortune, @niemanlab, @robert_cookson, Financial Times, @sarahw, Guardian, @mathewi, @movingpicturetv, City A.M., @niemanlab, Guido Fawkes, Mediatel and @iron_emu
Adam Tinworth / One Man & His Blog: The Times reinvents editions for the digital age
Jessica Davies / Digiday: The Times of London is swearing off breaking news
Mathew Ingram / Fortune: News Corp Brings a Tablet Publishing Model to the Web
@niemanlab: The UK's Times and Sunday Times are structuring their new apps and website around peak traffic times http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Robert Cookson / @robert_cookson: The Times is swearing off breaking news and will update its apps just three times a day: 9am, noon and 5pm http://digiday.com/...
Robert Cookson / Financial Times: Times Newspapers scraps rolling web news
Sarah Weinman / @sarahw: You know what the Times of London's move away from breaking news and set publication times reminds me of? The Daily. http://digiday.com/...
Kevin Rawlinson / Guardian: The Times drops online rolling news for four editions a day
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: This is an interesting experiment, but it feels a lot like a tablet strategy that's been ported to the web http://twitter.com/...
Mark Kelly / @movingpicturetv: New site design for ‘The Times of London’ is so dull. May appeal to older subscribers - but what about under 50s? And where's the video etc?
William Turvill / City A.M.: Rupert Murdoch's Times newspapers to drop breaking news on website for “edition-based model”
@niemanlab: “Our goal is to do editions everywhere...in print, in tablet, on the smartphone, and on web.” New plan @thetimes http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Guidobard / Guido Fawkes: Thunderer Not Breaking News
David Pidgeon / Mediatel: The Times and Sunday Times to combine digital platforms
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Huu Vinh and his assistant sentenced to prison in Hanoi in renewed push against independent media and free expression — Vietnamese Bloggers Sentenced to Prison in a Renewed Crackdown on Free Expression — A prominent Vietnamese blogger and his assistant …
Post Publishing PCL / bangkokpost.com: UN denounces Vietnam blogger convictions