Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:00 PM ET, April 22, 2013

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Ali Velshi / Quartz:
Ex-CNN anchor: Twitter is merciless when media lag, ruthless when they're wrong  —  For a time, Gabrielle Giffords was dead.  So was Newtown, Connecticut, shooter Adam Lanza's father.  Or maybe it was his brother in Hoboken, New Jersey.  All three, as we now know, are alive.  Two of them weren't even shot.
RELATED:
Bill Grueskin / Columbia Journalism Review:
In defense of scoops  —  Their reputation took a beating in Boston, but there are reasons to value the news scoop, and they go beyond ego and institutional pride  —  The press services standardize the main events; it is only once in a while that a great scoop is made.
Discussion: Mediaite
The Huffington Post:
Final Act Of Boston Manhunt Drew Millions  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 42 million people watched the last hour of Friday's manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect on television.  —  That was the Nielsen company's estimate Monday of the number of people watching ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN …
Discussion: Mediaite
David Carr / New York Times:
In Boston, CNN Stumbles in Rush to Break News
Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
Matthew Keys on Reuters firing: ‘I assume they were looking for an out’  —  Matthew Keys said his firing from Reuters “wasn't unexpected” — and while the company told him they “did not agree with” some of the coverage he did on his own about the Boston bombings and did not mention the indictment against him …
RELATED:
Philip Bump / The Atlantic Wire:   Reuters Fired Its Indicted Social Media Editor After Bad Social Media Editing
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Netflix Adds 3 Million Subscribers, Revenue Surpasses $1 Billion  —  Netflix's rebound continues, as its share price climbs past $170  —  Netflix generated more than $1 billion in revenue in the first fiscal quarter of 2013, exceeding analysts' expectations for its financial results …
RELATED:
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Netflix will offer $11.99 family plan with up to four simultaneous streams  —  Netflix currently permits subscribers to stream two movies or TV shows simultaneously from different devices, but according to the company's top executives, that limit is about to grow.
Cotton Delo / AdAge:
Tumblr Launches Mobile Ads Today In Big Revenue Push  —  Users of iOS and Android Apps Will See Up to 4 Ads Per Day  —  Tumblr is launching its mobile ads today, marking the first time the 6-year-old startup is placing ads that look and feel like regular posts on the blog network.
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Citizen ‘journalism’ ran amok in Boston crisis  —  With an entire city on lockdown and the whole world watching, crowd reporting on the drama in Boston last week reached critical mass. Now, we are facing a critical mess.  —  Armed with iPhones, empowered by Twitter and amplified …
RELATED:
Bloomberg:
Time Warner-CBS Seen Candidate for Merger: Real M&A  —  Time Warner Inc. (TWX) and CBS Corp. (CBS) have flirted for years.  A marriage now may make more sense than ever.  —  CBS shares, while trading near the highest price since the company and Viacom Inc. split seven years ago …
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
Sorry to Disrupt: Valleywag Is Back  —  You're doing it again.  It's only been a few years since we last met here, but you, Valley venture capitalist and Alley opportunist, are worse than ever.  There will come a day when all the coddling and cheerleading you've become accustomed to curdles …
Discussion: Gawker, @samfbiddle and @davemcclure
Jim Romenesko:
Chicago Tribune sends pizza to Boston Globe newsroom  —  According to a Globe tweet, the Tribune told Globe journalists that “we can't buy you lost sleep, but we can pick up your lunch.”  The Globe's response: “Classy to the core.”  —  * Check out the pizzas in the Globe newsroom (vine.co) |
Ed Bark / New York Times:
Brian Stelter's ‘Top of the Morning,’ on Talk Show Wars  —  Brian Stelter's book on the nefarious network morning show wars ends up being like a breakfast made not quite to order.  —  The eggs over easy have one hard yolk, and the bacon's a little limp.  The toast is well-buttered but burned, and the coffee's short on heat.
Discussion: TVNewser
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 5:00 PM ET, April 22, 2013.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Sponsor Posts: 
Search Marketing Expo News:
SMX West 2015 Registration Open - Best Rates Available Now, Save $300  —  Search Marketing Expo - SMX West returns to Silicon Valley for its eighth year in March 2015!  —  Featuring three days jam-packed …
Say Media / Say Daily:
Storymaking: The Next Evolution in Content Marketing  —  Storytelling is a verb, and many brands believe that means they should be telling stories about their brand, which was just another method of spinning one-way advertising.
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:
Pranksters insert ‘apology’ letter into copies of New York Post
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Twitter Gets a Vote of Confidence — And a Big Check — From Madison Avenue
Todd Spangler / Variety:
CBS Takes Stake in Syncbak, Eyeing Aereo Threat
Felix Salmon:
Aereo and the death of broadcast TV
Richard Verrier / Los Angeles Times:
Ex-Hollywood pariah BitTorrent to promote independent film release
Publishers Weekly:
Canada Clears Penguin, Random House Merger
 Earlier Picks: 
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Intel's TV project loses key exec months before going to market
Discussion: CNET
Andy Carvin / MediaShift:
ISOJ Keynote: Can Social Media Help Us Create A More Informed Public?
Discussion: MediaShift, Thanks:@mediatwit
Michael Meyer / Columbia Journalism Review:
Remembering Tim Hetherington
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Storyboard Speaks: Laid-Off Tumblr Staffers Discuss David Karp's Decision
 

 
From Techmeme:

Re/code:
Larry Page reorgs staff, transfers leadership of core Google products to Sundar Pichai

Kelly Hodgkins / MacRumors:
AT&T Locking Apple Interchangeable SIMs in iPad Air 2 and Retina Mini 3

Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Nest Acquires Home Automation Hub Revolv, but Will Stop Selling It

 
Sister Sites:

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