By: E&P Staff
In today’s links, Jeff Jarvis decries the “schoolmarms” who would seek to create a code of conduct for bloggers, Gaza militants say they have killed a BBC reporter, and the Philadelphia Inquirer will now include front-page ads.
— Philadelphia Inquirer: The Philadelphia Inquirer’s front page now will include ads.
— Guardian: Jeff Jarvis says he’s not against civility, but he doesn’t need a blogger code of conduct, or “schoolmarms presuming to tell me how I should behave”
— New York Times: Gaza militant group says it killed BBC reporter Alan Johnston.
— Grade the News: The crisis of consolidation in Bay Area news media.
— Capitol Times of Madison, Wis.: “The days of big newspapers that cover everything are over,” said the Politico’s Jim VandeHei.
— Bloomberg: Readers were the first to abandon U.S. newspapers. Then advertisers and investors. Now analysts are joining the exodus.
— Portfolio: Knight Ridder sacked, the New York Times Co. under pressure, layoffs pummeling newsrooms: How enigmatic asset manager Bruce Sherman became the scariest guy in journalism.
— Chicago Tribune: Newspapers are leery of deals with Google and Yahoo.