Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:30 PM ET, January 15, 2013

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
The Atlantic On That Scientology Advertorial: ‘We Screwed Up’  —  Advertising's easy when the world loves you.  When the pitchforks are out — when you're BP after the Deepwater Horizon spill, say, or Coca-Cola amid the sugary drinks backlash - that's where it gets tricky.
RELATED:
Jack Shafer:
When advertorial bites back  —  At about noon today, the Atlantic put on a very snug hair shirt, issuing a statement of apology and regret for having posted on its website Church of Scientology “Sponsor Content” yesterday.  —  The Scientology advertisement, composed by tone-deaf propagandists unable …
Discussion: JIMROMENESKO.COM and Business Week
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
The Atlantic backtracks and removes controversial Scientology advertorial
RELATED:
Andrew Miller / Lean Back 2.0:
Why the Guardian is launching a digital edition in Australia
Discussion: pressgazette.co.uk
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Former Yahoo Boss Ross Levinsohn Has a New Gig, and a Digital M&A War Chest  —  Ross Levinsohn, who wanted to run Yahoo but didn't get the gig, has a new perch.  He's heading up a new digital media company backed by Guggenheim Partners.  —  Guggenheim already controlled several media trade titles …
RELATED:
The Huffington Post:
Aaron Swartz's Lawyer: Prosecutor Stephen Heymann Wanted ‘Juicy’ Case For Publicity  —  WASHINGTON — The federal prosecutor who reportedly insisted on jail time for the late Aaron Swartz was “very, very difficult to deal with,” Swartz's lawyer told The Huffington Post.
RELATED:
Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
Bill Press on future of Current TV hosts  —  As Current TV vanishes, the progressive media talking heads that called the network home are left with one major question: What's next?  —  What's next for each host professionally once Al Jazeera America takes the place of Current in millions of homes across the country?
RELATED:
Dylan Byers / Politico:   Al Jazeera America: Will they watch?
Erin Geiger Smith / Reuters:
News outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter: judge  —  (Reuters) - A judge has found that two news organizations improperly used images that a photojournalist had posted to Twitter in one of the first big tests of intellectual property law involving social media.
Discussion: Mashable! and Poynter
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Journal News deploys Fifth Avenue firm to reject interview requests  —  Last week, the Erik Wemple Blog pressed Kathy Moore, an editor at the Journal News, for an interview regarding the newspaper's very controversial maps of gun-permit holders in Rockland and Westchester counties.
Discussion: Washington Post
RELATED:
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
James O'Keefe tries to get reporters to advertise their gun-free homes
Discussion: Twitchy
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
WSJ to Bow New Magazine  —  Whether it's taking stock of one's own wealth or gawking at others,' people's interest in money seems limitless.  So says The Wall Street Journal, which is giving personal finance the glossy treatment with a new magazine insert, WSJ. … Money is a spinoff of WSJ.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and The Billfold
Deadspin:
Hot Stove: Deadspin, Gawker Swap Managing Editors  —  Deadspin has traded managing editor Tom Scocca to Gawker for managing editor Emma Carmichael.  The sign-and-trade deal makes Scocca the deputy editor at Gawker, second in command to new editor John Cook, and it returns Carmichael …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
N.Y.'s tough new gun law also prohibits disclosure of gun owners' names  —  The New York state Assembly will vote Tuesday on gun legislation that would broaden the definition of assault weapons and require mental health professionals to report anyone they thought may become dangerous.
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Layoffs occurring at Reuters  —  An undetermined number of Reuters employees are currently being laid off, a company representative confirmed to Talking Biz News.  —  Those layoffs include editorial staffers.  —  “Yes, I can confirm there have been layoffs across Thomson Reuters today …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Co. bankruptcy: Warning signs before the buyout  —  As pressure built to make a deal, an army of bankers and Tribune Co.'s top executives saw red flags but forged ahead — with huge fees and other payments as incentives  —  When Bank of America credit officer Dan Petrik and his team sat …
RELATED:
Chicago Tribune:   Tribune Co. bankruptcy: Sam Zell's big gamble
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Jim Impoco to leave Reuters as the company readies new digital strategy  —  Reuters Digital boss Chrystia Freeland issued a memo this morning announcing the leadership structure of Reuters Next, the company's new consumer-facing online strategy and soon to be re-launched website.
Vadim Lavrusik / Facebook:
How Journalists Can Use Facebook Graph Search for Reporting  —  Today we're announcing Graph Search, a new way for people to navigate their connections to people and content on Facebook.  It launches today with a limited beta.  To sign up for the waiting list, see the bottom of the Graph Search about page.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Howie Kurtz accused of interfering with story to protect Anderson Cooper's sexuality  —  CNN media critic Howard Kurtz is being accused of pressuring an editor at the Daily Beast, where he is a columnist, to kill a story that would have outed CNN's Anderson Cooper as gay — an accusation Kurtz strongly dismisses.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 5:30 PM ET, January 15, 2013.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Sponsor Posts: 
AdExchanger:
Cross-Channel Is High On Snuggle's Digital Laundry List  —  CPGs are starting to spend more on digital - and that makes Snuggle Bear very happy.  “It's no secret that we're all dealing with ongoing media fragmentation …
Say Media / Say Daily:
Geo-Retail to the Rescue for Holiday Shopping … Let's face it: Black Friday 2014 brought the blues to retailers.  Even after doling out deep discounts on merchandise, retailers struggled to entice shoppers to Black Friday sales events.
Search Marketing Expo News:
SMX West Rates Increase Tomorrow - Register Now & Save!  —  SMX West Super Early Bird rates expire tomorrow, Friday December 19.  Register now and join us in San Jose March 3-5.  —  Here's what you get:
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: 
Michael Cieply / Media Decoder:
Picturehouse, Small Film Distributor, Is Returning
John Plunkett / Guardian:
BBC boosts Britain's economy by £8bn, new report claims
Discussion: About the BBC
Jim Romenesko:
Reporter fired by Houston Chronicle for stripping lands at San Antonio Express-News
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Google ordered to reveal identity of anonymous bloggers in Australian defamation suit
Discussion: Herald Sun
Adam Popescu / ReadWrite:
Why Write Your Own Book When An Algorithm Can Do It For You?
Jim Romenesko:
Dick Stevenson is named New York Times chief Washington correspondent
 Earlier Picks: 
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
CBS's Censorship Of CNET May Undermine A Different CBS Lawsuit
Discussion: CNET
Alan D. Mutter / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Newspaper audience aged severely since 2010
Discussion: mediabistro.com
Press Gazette:
As MEP is jailed thanks to Sunday Times Insight sting - police investigate intimidation claim
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
In battle for listeners, Audiobooks.com switches to Audible's pay-by-the-book model
Discussion: CNET
Los Angeles Times:
Rupert Murdoch says Los Angeles Times purchase not a sure thing
 

 
From Techmeme:

Andrew Nusca / Fortune:
I work at Sony Pictures. This is what it was like after we got hacked.

Max Fisher / Vox:
North Korea's internet appears to be under mass cyber attack

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google completes first fully-functional prototype self-driving car of the design it unveiled in May

 
Sister Sites:

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