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It's Not Your Father's News

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

New York Times Columnist David Carr says "Google, The Huffington Post, and Newser have built their audiences and brands on other people's labors."

Dear Mr President: Please Read Your Blogs -- (It's Not Like Eating Your Spinach)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It would be a bit disturbing if a president who has said he wants to hear the widest range of opinions on important issues would want to dismiss those who write blog posts.

Open Letter to MSNBC President Phil Griffin

Jennifer Nix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jennifer Nix

I hope you'll take a moment to consider why I think your move with the 10 p.m. program is so important, and why David Sirota is the best candidate for host.

USA Today Reporter Responds to Blog Post

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

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The Media Business: It's the Perspective, Stupid

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

You can create a pretty sizable audience in a cost-effective manner if your publication's perspective is what we can call The Rest of Us -- a perspective focusing on how public policy affects ordinary people.

Chatter around the Kitchen Table is What Matters -- Media Chatter Does Not

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Maybe the media can stop grand standing and provoking hysteria and get down with the real folks.

Obama Calls on Huffington Post's Sam Stein

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Bergthold

One of the handful of reporters who were called upon to ask a question at President Obama's first press conference was Sam Stein of the Huffington Post.

Chris Matthews: Blogs Don't Count

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Allison Kilkenny

Chris Matthews enlightened us all by explaining Thursday that journalists can't be bloggers, and bloggers contribute nothing to journalism. After all, Chris Matthews knows real journalism.

Keeping Anderson Cooper Honest: How CNN and the Media Flubbed Obama's 2nd Swearing In

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ronald B. Robinson

The same media that is creating a negative impression of President Obama is saying little about the outgoing administration's widespread destruction of official government records.

Matthews Slams Reporter For Citing Blogs: "Let's Stick To Journalism. I Don't Do That Here" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On "Hardball" Thursday, Chris Matthews issued a stern rebuke to NY Daily News reporter Liz Benjamin when she cited blogs on the possible "affair quest...

Vietnam Cracks Down On Robust Blogosphere

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- Vietnam's government has issued several decrees in recent months to curtail blogging, as the number of Internet users soars in the communis...

Milestone

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Earl Pomerantz

Ideas are like twinkling slivers of understanding. They flash in your mind, and you go, "Yeah!" It's not usually the whole thing that comes to you. Just a fragment.

New York Times Launches "Times Extra" In Beta

NY Times PR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2008 - NYTimes.com announced today the beta launch of Times Extra, an alternative view of the home page featuring news headlines wit...

Jason Linkins

Frank Rich Cited For Excellence In Embedded Link Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's worth mentioning that Rich is the ONLY op-ed columnist at the Times that bothers to adhere to this practice: "Not Brooks nor Cohen nor Collins nor Dowd nor Friedman nor Herbert nor Kristof nor Kristol nor Krugman."

Publish or Perish v. Publish and Perish

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aimee Liu

Here's the central paradox: there's more opportunity for all to publish, but more than ever, only the mega-sellers profit at all. It's like a rapidly expanding casino with a shrinking winner's circle.

Brennan Pulls Out Of Running For CIA Chief, Chides Liberal Blogs

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — John Brennan, President-elect Barack Obama's top adviser on intelligence, took his name out of the running Tuesday for any intellig...

Jason Linkins

Conservative Blogosphere Eyes Opportunities As Outsiders

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Being out of power may be bad for the Republican Party, but for a nation of conservative bloggers, the chance to do a little authentic rabblerousing c...

Valleywag Folded Into Gawker

Forbes | Brian Caulfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Face-stabbing, apparently, isn't a formula for a successful stand-alone tech news outlet in tough economic times. Owen Thomas, managing editor of Sil...

Jason Linkins

A Child's Garden Of Right-Wing Reaction To The Obama Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, how did the bloggers on the right side of the aisle take the news of Obama winning the election?

Why Academics Should Blog

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

I've been reading a fair bit of academic writing. I've come to the conclusion that all academics should blog.

Are Blogs Good For Democracy? A Debate Featuring The Yale Political Union

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Arianna Huffington recently spoke before the Yale Political Union at a debate around the question, "Resolved: Blogs Are Good For Democracy." While Ar...

Bailout Confuson -- All Over The Web (Salient Links)

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Each morning I dutifully post links from sites I value for their news sense or opinion pertinence. Today the general theme is bai...

Obama: When Race Rears Its Ugly Head

Amira Al Hussaini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amira Al Hussaini

With a little less than two hours to go before the two US presidential candidates flex their muscles at their first televised debate, bloggers from...

MediaBizBuzz on Democrats, Republicans, Gustav and Ike

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Weinstein

Click for News, Photos and all the links to major press coverage of the Republican Convention and for the Democratic reaction. This past week could ha...

Global: Palin Brings Down the House

Amira Al Hussaini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amira Al Hussaini

Love her or hate her, international bloggers say Alaska Governor Sarah Palin brought the house down when she addressed the Republican National Conve...