50 posts and columns on AP
AP chides reporters for tweeting about Occupy news before the news hits the wire bit.ly/rTpLzE So shouldn’t the wire speed up?!
– The New York Times’ (and former Facebook and Twitter product guy) Brian Stelter, in response to an email by Associated Press managing editor Lou Ferrara, reprimanding reporters for breaking news on Twitter before it hit the wire
The 99-cents-a-week service looks like the kind of thing that could drive the New York Times and the Associated Press batty. Instead, they’ve signed on for a piece of the action.
When Media Giants Attack! Cease-and-Desist Letter to News Reader Zite Claims All Kinds of Copyright DamageA panoply of big media giants sent a cease-and-desist letter today to Zite, the Apple iPad news reader app. The Washington Post, AP, Gannett, Getty, Time, Dow Jones and many other media organizations were part of the copyright violations action, which you can read all about after the jump.
News ByteObama “Hope” poster in 2008. The case has been worth watching for digital types because it hinges on the concept of “fair use,” but an AP press release notes that “neither side surrenders its view of the law.” The two sides will work together to generate revenue from the poster and related images, and Fairey plans on making more stuff using AP photos, with the news group’s permission.
Sony’s “Music Unlimited” is like many other monthly subscription services, except you can’t take it with you. Oh dear.