Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:15 AM ET, March 6, 2012

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
The Huffington Post:
Rush Limbaugh, AOL Part Ways  —  WASHINGTON — AOL, the parent company of The Huffington Post, has become the eighth advertiser to pulls its money from Rush Limbaugh's syndicated radio program since he called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, who spoke out in favor of contraception coverage, a “slut” and a “prostitute” last week.
RELATED:
James Crugnale / Mediaite:
Report: Second Radio Station Drops The Rush Limbaugh Show (Updated)  —  Following the nationwide uproar over Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments about Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke, Hilo, Hawaii's KPUA-AM 670 has decided to drop his program.
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Advertisers' Boycott Won't Dent Rush Limbaugh's Earnings  —  The eight (and counting) advertisers who have pulled their sponsorship from “The Rush Limbaugh Show” to protest its host's sexist attack on a female law student are making headlines.  They're making a statement.
Foster Kamer / The New York Observer:
Rush Limbaugh's Consolation Prize: Twitter Followers  —  In light of comments noted pill popper and radio host Rush Limbaugh made about a Congressional witness' testimony (he called her a “slut"), Rush Limbaugh has suffered at the hands of popular opinion designating him a categorical creep.
Discussion: CNN, This Just In and Daily Kos
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
As Advertisers Recoil, Limbaugh Says, ‘So Be It’
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Rush Limbaugh should take lessons from Imus, liberal talk-show host Shultz
David Leigh / Guardian:
Met chief dined with ex-NoW deputy after meeting Guardian editor  —  Sir Paul Stephenson tried to persuade Alan Rusbridger to halt hacking investigation and then had dinner with Neil Wallis  —  The then commissioner of the Metropolitan police, Sir Paul Stephenson, dined with the former deputy editor …
Discussion: Crikey and Press Gazette
RELATED:
Neville Thurlbeck:
Corruption. The Agenda to Demonise News International
Discussion: Guy Fawkes' blog and Press Gazette
Rachel McAthy / Journalism.co.uk:
Leveson inquiry hears of alleged ‘trade’ between press and police
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
David Leigh / Guardian:
Phone-hacking documents ‘confirm that Labour government was briefed’
Discussion: Press Gazette
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Sun on Sunday estimated to have lost about 500,000 sales
Discussion: Digital Spy
Natalie Peck / Hacking inquiry:
Former senior cop blames the force's ‘closed mindset’ for hacking investigation failure
Discussion: Daily Mail
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo's New CEO Preps Major Restructuring, Including Significant Layoffs  —  According to multiple sources both inside and outside the Silicon Valley Internet giant, Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson is preparing a massive restructuring of the company, including layoffs that are likely to number in the thousands.
RELATED:
John M. Clarke Jr / Forbes:
Yahoo Makes Move For Olympic Broadcast Rights
Discussion: Globe and Mail and TechCrunch
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
It's Time to Retire the FCC's Outdated Rules on Media Ownership  —  Regulators, stand down.  Image via Wikipedia  —  Like most industry trade groups, the Newspaper Association of America fights a lot of rearguard actions, such as trying to convince readers and advertisers that newsprint …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Former Enron guy Herbert Winokur steps down from board of ‘CJR,’ and ends his funding of its business-media blog, ‘The Audit’  —  Winokur (right); a copy of a recent ‘CJR.’  —  Herbert “Pug” Winokur, the former Enron board member and finance committee chairman when the company was destroyed …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Current TV Announces Morning Block With Bill Press And Stephanie Miller  —  Al Gore's Current TV is taking the next step toward fulfilling its promise of a 24-hour slate of progressive news and commentary with the announcement that the network will debut a morning programming block featuring …
RELATED:
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Current TV to Simulcast Liberal Radio Talk Shows
Discussion: rbr.com
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Condé Nast Primes Ars Technica for Its Big Moment  —  Ars Technica has many things, from an audience of nearly 8 million monthly uniques to an affluent, educated readership of engaged hard-core techies.  What it hasn't had—until now—is a dedicated advertising staff.
Discussion: Capital New York
Tim Carmody / Wired:
Nook in the UK: Barnes & Noble to Host London Event for Developers  —  Digitally altered promotional image from Barnes & Noble  —  Barnes & Noble is sponsoring an event for developers in London on March 19, possibly signaling a spring entry of its Nook e-reading and tablet devices into the UK and Europe.
Lucy Tesseras / New Media Age:
Bloomberg Businessweek to launch first iPhone app  —  Bloomberg is set to launch an iPhone app for Businessweek within the next few weeks as it looks to expand its global reach. new media age has seen a sneak preview of the new app, which mirrors the look and functionality …
Discussion: Poynter and Talking Biz News
RELATED:
Neal Ungerleider / Fast Company:   Bloomberg Expanding Tech Coverage
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
PEJ: Newspapers are losing $7 in print revenue for every $1 in digital gained  —  Revenue is just one of the problems facing American newspapers, says a new Project for Excellence in Journalism study.  The culture at newspapers, and not just on the editorial side, is as much an impediment …
RELATED:
Allan Kustanovich / WWD:
Rolling Stone's Eric Bates Says Print Will Survive  —  BATES TO DIFFER...: Jacob Weisberg thinks print is in its death throes, but Rolling Stone's executive editor Eric Bates couldn't disagree more, since you can go to the beach or curl up in your bathtub with a magazine!
Discussion: Garcia Media
Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
ESPN Starts Opening The Doors To Its Data With Developer Center, First API Program  —  Geeks and sports together?  It's a beautiful thing.  Well, at least that's what ESPN is hoping with the announcement of its brand, spanking new Developer Center, which marks the first time that it will open …
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
TVGuide.com Acquires Fav.Tv To Expand Mobile App Team  —  TVGuide.com has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv in what executive vice president and general manager Christy Tanner says is a straightforward talent acquisition.  —  Plenty of startups are trying to reinvent the tv guide …
Discussion: GigaOM, AdAge and Lost Remote
Greg Sandoval / CNET:
Roger Ebert says Netflix has stopped buying indie films  —  Likely the best-known U.S. film critic says Netflix has “largely stopped buying streaming rights” to independent films.  Netflix denies this.  —  Roger Ebert, perhaps the country's best known film critics, has posted a note …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 12:15 AM ET, March 6, 2012.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Sponsor Posts: 
Search Marketing Expo News:
The Ultimate “Back to School” Sale - Save with SMX East Early Bird Rates  —  Enroll in SMX East and your search marketing campaigns are certain to make the grade.  The SMX East program covers the 3 “S"s - SEO …
Say Media / Say Daily:
Why Flipboard Has Authors Flipping Out  —  Let me speak in defense of the click for a moment.  —  There's no term I find more puzzling in modern media jargon than “clickbait.”  A story lives to be told.
AdExchanger:
Selling Jelly Belly, Programmatically  —  San Francisco-based agency Nice Advertising services small-to-midsize CPG brands like Jelly Belly, Sunsweet and Crystal Geyser.  The independent agency is creating …
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: 
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Drudge Report Looks Old-School, But Its Ad Targeting Is State-of-the-Art
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘Times’ and Politico duke it out for Super Tuesday web-video watchers
Jesse Ellison / The Daily Beast:
How NPR Became a Hotbed for Female Journalists
Discussion: Poynter and FishbowlLA
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
FT journalists urge Scardino to intervene
 Earlier Picks: 
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
The Economist Hands All Digital Strategy To Its Tablet Chief
Discussion: Poynter
Jim Romenesko:
Newsman urges Philly papers owner to reconsider ‘destructive plan’
Wall Street Journal:
Plans for ‘TV Everywhere’ Bog Down in Tangled Pacts
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
On the record with NPR chief Gary Knell: 'Radio isn't going away, it's going everywhere'
 

 
From Techmeme:

Reiji Murai / Reuters:
iPhone 6 display panel redesign delayed production, impact on launch uncertain

Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month

Secret Den:
Secret replaces photo library access with Flickr access, adds polls, moves to block posts with real names

 
Sister Sites:

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