Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:30 PM ET, August 30, 2013

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
David Barrett / Telegraph:
David Miranda was carrying password for secret files on piece of paper  —  A journalist's partner who was detained carrying thousands of British intelligence documents through Heathrow airport was also holding the password to an encrypted file written on a piece of paper, the government has disclosed.
RELATED:
Robert Booth / Guardian:
UK took three weeks to act over data at New York Times, says Guardian  —  Alan Rusbridger hits back at Downing Street's claims in high court that it ‘urgently’ needed access to leaked GCHQ files  —  The British government took over three weeks to act on authoritative information …
George Brock / Guardian:
Does David Miranda count as a journalist? That's not the point
Discussion: @megclement
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
In News Coverage and Editorials on Syria, How Much Skepticism in The Times?  —  Many Times readers are looking at recent news coverage of Syria, and editorials on the same subject, through the lens of another international conflict: the United States invasion of Iraq.
RELATED:
Tom Fudge / KPBS San Diego:   How Do You Create A Free Media Culture In Syria?
Committee to Protect Journalists / The Huffington Post:   In hopeful sign, two journalists escape Syria
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
People Mag Prepares New Subscription Model  —  Time Inc. cash cow People is preparing to unveil a new pricing model designed to transform the way people think about subscriptions, according to people familiar with the publisher's plans.  Other titles in the company are expected to follow suit.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
RELATED:
Erik Maza / WWD:   Time Inc. CEO Laura Lang to Exit in September
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Digital now makes up 11.3% of Hachette's revenues worldwide, and 20% of Random House's  —  Digital now accounts for 11.3 percent of Hachette's sales worldwide, and about 20 percent of Random House's  —  Lagardére, parent company of book publisher Hachette, and Bertelsmann …
RELATED:
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
Germany's Bertelsmann Reports Record First-Half Operating Profit
Discussion: Bloomberg and Reuters
Ian Burrell / The Independent:
Censure for reporter over Gaza tweet sparks BBC rethink over social media  —  Governing body calls for rethink over use of Twitter but journalists worry about losing credibility  —  The censure of a senior BBC correspondent over his use of Twitter in covering the Middle East …
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Rupert Murdoch's Pay for Latest Fiscal Year Dropped to $28.9 Million  —  UPDATED: The media mogul had made $30.0 million in the previous year before a 3.7 percent decline for the latest period ended June 30.  —  Rupert Murdoch's compensation for the latest fiscal year dropped 3.7 percent to $28.9 million.
Hannah Karp / Wall Street Journal:
Cumulus Radio Deal Could Crowd Clear Channel  —  Radio broadcaster Cumulus Media Inc. is close to acquiring one of the country's largest syndicators of radio programming, Dial Global Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that is likely to shake up the industry's competitive landscape.
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Twitter General Counsel Alexander Macgillivray to Leave Company  —  Twitter's free speech defender is leaving the nest.  —  Alexander Macgillivray, Twitter's general counsel and chief navigator of its thorny digital First Amendment issues, is departing the company.
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Columbia is launching a new post-bac program to breed journalism unicorns  —  The journalism unicorn exists.  I've seen one — even worked with one.  Maybe you know the kind: a journalist who's as nimble and dynamic as a reporter as she is with coding.  —  Yes, journalism unicorns are out there …
David S. Cohen / Variety:
Closing Piracy Powerhouse Actually Hurt Movie Revenues  —  Only blockbusters benefitted from shutdown of Megaupload; grosses of mid-range pics declined  —  Closing the notorious piracy site Megaupload didn't help theatrical film grosses , according to a new study.
Discussion: @onthemedia and Digits
Jim Romenesko:
Society of Professional Journalists considers changing its name to Society for Professional Journalism  —  SPJ is considering changing its name from Society of Professional Journalists to Society for Professional Journalism.  —  Some at SPJ, according to a Romenesko tipster, favor …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Grazia publisher's profits fall by 75%  —  Bauer, which owns more than 20 titles in the UK including Empire, Q and Zoo, saw pre-tax profits collapse to £13.9m  —  Bauer, the publisher of titles including FHM, Heat and Grazia, has reported a 75% slump in profits for 2012 …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 4:30 PM ET, August 30, 2013.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Sponsor Posts: 
AdExchanger:
Equinix Seeks To Speed RTB Bidding  —  Conventional wisdom holds that real-time bidding (RTB) transactions should occur within 60-to- 100-milliseconds.  As more bids compete for impressions in the open RTB ad auction environment …
Search Marketing Expo News:
The Latest on “Not Provided” and More at SMX Advanced - Register Now  —  Ask a search marketer what they love about their job and you'll likely hear “it's always changing.”  Just this week, Google upset the apple cart …
Say Media / Say Daily:
12 Great First Tweets From Brands We Love  —  Most major brands are on Twitter, but obviously it wasn't always that way.... A few weeks ago, Twitter turned eight...
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: 
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Bloomberg TV markets reporter leaves to freelance at CNBC
Discussion: @sheilad_tv and Cision
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
How much does the ‘New York Post’ actually lose?
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BBC accused of dirty tricks campaign against NUJ members
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Kobo stops using the Amazon-owned Goodreads API
Discussion: Softpedia News and Telegraph
Sara Morrison / The Wrap:
Tribune Co. Profit Plunges Sharply on Lower Broadcast Revenue, Print Ads
Roy Greenslade:
Canadian newspapers abandon holiday publishing
 Earlier Picks: 
Nic Christensen / mUmBRELLA:
APN CEO Miller: Industry needs more women in senior roles
Discussion: @dangelofisher
Joseph O'Halloran / Rapid TV News:
Akamai dominates cloud video service market
Jason Zaragoza / AAN:
Small Market, Big Storytelling: A Multimedia Opus for the Rest of Us
Discussion: Poynter and NetNewsCheck Latest, Thanks:@jzaragoza1
Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
A Tale of Two Online Business Models
 

 
From Techmeme:

Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Marissa Mayer's Secret Plan to Get Apple to Dump Google and Default to Yahoo Mobile Search

Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Apple is planning to integrate song-identification into iOS 8, in partnership with Shazam

Google:
Google Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Results

 
Sister Sites:

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