Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:30 PM ET, May 20, 2014

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Sarah Ellison / Vanity Fair:
Arthur Sulzberger's First Interview About the Turmoil at The New York Times: “I Would Have Done It Differently”  —  A week after the firing of Jill Abramson as executive editor of The New York Times, the newspaper's publisher, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., sat down with V.F.'s Sarah Ellison for an exclusive interview about the controversy.
RELATED:
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
In speech, Sulzberger praises Jill Abramson as a “powerful” free press advocate
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
5 years later, only 2 of New York Magazine's 5 “renegade cybergeeks” are still at the NYT
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Anna Holmes, Jezebel founder, joins Fusion as an editor of “digital voices and storytelling”  —  Jezebel's Anna Holmes Lands at Fusion, Too  —  Last month, High Profile Internet Person Felix Salmon left his perch at Reuters, then re-appeared, somewhat confusingly …
Wall Street Journal:
Twitter backed out of talks to buy SoundCloud because “the numbers didn't add up”  —  Twitter Considered Buying German Music-Streaming Service  —  Twitter Inc. considered buying German music-streaming service SoundCloud, but it has backed out of the talks, according to a person familiar with the matter.
RELATED:
David Meyer / Gigaom:
Twitter's reported interest in SoundCloud may not have been about the music
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
New report from Poynter president Tim Franklin lays out plans for future of organisation  —  Poynter president outlines new strategic direction  —  Since February, a screen in the Great Hall at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, sped through seconds, clicked through minutes …
Scott Porch / The Daily Beast:
New anthology charts the New Yorker's evolution from ‘breezy’ newsweekly to serious reporting  —  The Decade When ‘The New Yorker’ Grew Up  —  Before World War II, Harold Ross's New Yorker was no one's idea of a heavy lift.  Then it went off to war and grew up almost overnight.
Discussion: @book_beast
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
First Look Media will give $550,000 to support press freedoms  —  First Look Media announced Tuesday that it will give $550,000 to support three organizations “at the forefront of integrating freedom of the press with technology,” according to the press release.  —  Those organizations are:
Dylan Byers / Politico:
NPR to end ‘Tell Me More’, lay off 28  —  NPR will cease broadcast of its weekday program “Tell Me More,” resulting in the termination of 28 positions, it announced Tuesday.  —  The move, which will go into effect Aug. 1, it the latest step in the radio network's ongoing effort to stem budget deficits.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Shutterstock Introduces Music Licensing Service, Starting With 60K Tracks From Rumblefish  —  Shutterstock isn't just a place where users can find stock photography and video anymore — today it's launching Shutterstock Music.  —  Vice President of Product Wyatt Jenkins demonstrated the new service for me yesterday.
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
‘No smoking gun’ in case against Rebekah Brooks, court told  —  Ex-editor's barrister begins closing speech in phone-hacking trial, also claiming his client is disadvantaged by media ‘vitriol’  —  There is “no smoking gun” to support prosecution claims that Rebekah Brooks was the architect …
Zoë Schlanger / Newsweek:
UAE Halts Printing of New York Times Over Damning NYU Labor Article  —  Today's edition of the International New York Times, which carries an investigative report detailing the extremely harsh conditions of workers building New York University's campus in Abu Dhabi, will not be printed …
Katy Bachman / Adweek:
FCC's Wheeler Takes Another Stab at Explaining His Net Neutrality Position  —  What started out as a rocky hearing for Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler turned into an opportunity for him to explain at length to lawmakers about the agency's new rulemaking on net neutrality, opened less than a week ago.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 5:30 PM ET, May 20, 2014.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Sponsor Posts: 
AdExchanger:
Evolve Media's Evolution Into Video  —  Lifestyle content and blog network Evolve Media is evolving its ad formats along with its publishing assets.  Evolve historically competed with such vertical media and ad services hybrids as Say and Federated Media.
Search Marketing Expo News:
SMX East Super Early Bird Rates Expire Friday - Last Chance to Register & Save $300!  —  Time is running out!  SMX East Super Early Bird rates - the lowest offered - expire end of day Friday, July 25th.
Say Media / Say Daily:
The Two Key Ingredients of Native Ads Done Right  —  Native advertising is having it's Snow Fall moment.  When The New York Times published Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek, a multimedia feature …
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: 
Jeremy Barr / Capital New York:
NYT labs creates Vellum, an algorithmically curated list of stories shared on Twitter
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Co. 1Q profit falls 30 percent
Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
Self-published ebook site Smashwords expands to more libraries in deal with Overdrive
Discussion: GalleyCat
 Earlier Picks: 
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Foreseeing a world where smartphones displace cameras, GoPro wants to move into content
L.A. Ross / The Wrap:
AMC Sneaks ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ as First-Ever Tumblr TV Series Premiere
 

 
From Techmeme:

Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Bose Picks A Patent Fight With Apple's Beats Over Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:
Google X project to collect anonymous genetic and molecular info from thousands to aid in detecting diseases earlier

Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Verizon will start restricting LTE speeds for its heaviest unlimited-plan customers

 
Sister Sites:

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