Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:05 PM ET, February 25, 2012

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Olivia Smith / CJR:
A New App for Citizen Journalists  —  Rawporter joins an increasingly crowded field  —  Rob Gaige and Kevin Davis were having a drink at Dandelion Market in Charlotte, North Carolina, when a car crashed into the restaurant next door.  —  “We saw a number of people recording the excitement …
RELATED:
Dave Copeland / ReadWriteWeb:
Rawporter Is A Brilliant, But Poorly-Executed, Idea  —  The future of journalism, as Rawporter sees it, will include armies of regular people selling raw video footage to outlets who can't get a crew to breaking news events.  —  But, based on a test of Rawporter's iOS app Tuesday, the future of journalism is going to have to wait.
Shmuel Rosner / Latitude:
Israel's Boom in Media Outlets is a Sign of Distrust in the News  —  TEL AVIV — Israel is a country of just seven million people.  More than 80 percent of its adults read Hebrew.  They have many newspapers in Hebrew to choose from.  So why do more and more English news publications keep appearing?
Mike Elkin / New York Times:
Young Libyan Finds a Voice in Covering Revolution  —  BENGHAZI, LIBYA — Malik Muhammad al-Mabrouk sat two weeks ago in a darkened corner of the Uzu Hotel cafe lounge, the screen of his propped-up iPad illuminating his face.  Notepad, pen and cellphone at the ready, and wearing …
Associated Press:
Red Cross in Syria fails to evacuate reporters  —  BEIRUT (AP) — A Red Cross team evacuated 27 people from a besieged neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs on Friday but apparently failed to get out two wounded Western journalists and the bodies of two others killed by government rockets.
Discussion: The Daily Beast and Jeff Sonderman
RELATED:
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Risk level in Syria has media outlets in quandary over coverage
Erik Larson / Bloomberg:
News Corp. Hacker Said to Have U.S. Numbers  —  The former News Corp. private detective who hacked phones for the News of the World had U.S. telephone numbers among the details of British hacking victims in his notes, a person familiar with the matter said.  —  Glenn Mulcaire …
Discussion: Deadline.com
Michael Wolff / Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch's Sun on Sunday sets on his empire  —  At 80, News Corp's boss still has an instinct for a good story and the will to change a media narrative - but time is not on his side  —  Murdoch has crossed a certain Rubicon with the frantic launch of the Sunday Sun.
RELATED:
Dan Sabbagh / Guardian:   Fresh questions overshadow launch of Sun on Sunday
Hunter Walker / Politicker:
FishbowlDC Writer Responds To ‘Sexy’ Photo Flap: 'I Don't Apologize'  —  FishbowlDC writer Betsy Rothstein created a huge controversy yesterday by publishing a story declaring an “unusual trend” of female “campaign and White House reporters ... using provocative, sometimes sexy photographs of themselves for their Twitter accounts.”
Jack Shafer:
Who cares if a politician buys a newspaper?  —  Philadelphia has gone all hinky at the prospect of an investor group headed by former governor, former mayor, former district attorney, and former head of the Democratic National Committee Ed Rendell purchasing Philadelphia Media Network …
Discussion: NPR
Jerry Hirsch / Los Angeles Times:
Los Angeles Times launches new membership program  —  Starting March 5, online readers will be asked to buy a digital subscription at an initial rate of 99 cents for four weeks.  Readers who do not subscribe will be able to read 15 stories in a 30-day period for free.
David Ng / Culture Monster:
Shepard Fairey enters guilty plea in criminal case with AP  —  Shepard Fairey, the Los Angeles street artist, has entered a guilty plea in his criminal case with the Associated Press.  The artist pled guilty in a New York court to one count of criminal contempt for destroying documents …
Courtney E. Martin / Christian Science Monitor:
Melissa Harris-Perry show at MSNBC breaks more than gender, race barrier  —  Melissa Harris-Perry is the first African American woman to solo-host a news and politics show on a major television outlet, MSNBC.  But she also breaks a pundit barrier.  As a professor at Tulane University …
Discussion: Washington Post
Mike Daisey:
David Pogue is Only Competent to Review Gadgets  —  David Pogue weighed in yesterday about the Nightline piece.  —  I have been trying to engage with Mr. Pogue, but it hasn't gone well.  —  I hate to take the gloves off, but I feel like there's little choice after this latest column.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 5:05 PM ET, February 25, 2012.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Sponsor Posts: 
AdExchanger:
Alibaba's Q2 Revenue Nearly Doubles Year Over Year On Road To IPO  —  Just days shy of its IPO, Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group reported Q2 revenue of $2.54 billion, a 46.4% increase over last year, while net income skyrocketed to $1.99 billion.
Search Marketing Expo News:
5 Days Left to Save on SMX East - Register Now!  —  Early Bird rates for Search Engine Land's SMX East expire this Friday.  Register now and get three days packed with proven tactics and best practices.
Say Media / Say Daily:
Jane Pratt and Lauren Indvik Nominated for Top Women In Media 2014  —  “Really good content is content that changes not just people's minds, but something in the world, and creates social change in the world.”
Sponsor Mediagazer
 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Mediagazer News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
Mediagazer: site main
Mediagazer River: reverse chronological Mediagazer
Mini-Mediagazer: Mediagazer for mobiles
Mediagazer Leaderboard: Mediagazer's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 
 
 More News: 
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Washington Post sweetens its buyout offer
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Condé Nast Aims To Unify Tablet And Mobile Magazine Production
 Earlier Picks: 
Giles Tremlett / Guardian:
Spanish newspaper Público to stop printing
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Media Groups Unite on Protecting Sources
Jason Del Rey / AdAge:
Washington Post Co. Decides Slate Is All Grown Up, Needs Own Ad-Sales Force
 

 
From Techmeme:

John Paczkowski / Re/code:
Apple plans to announce a wearable in September with HealthKit and HomeKit integration

Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Dropbox Beefs Up Its Pro Feature Set, Now Offering 1TB Of Storage For $10/Month

Lizette Chapman / Wall Street Journal:
Jessica Alba's The Honest Co. Raises $70M, Preps for IPO

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
memeorandum
 Politics, opinion, and current events
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip