Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
8:55 PM ET, June 11, 2014


 Top News: 
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Amazon Prime music streaming could launch as early as this week with Sony and Warner, but without Universal  —  Amazon Said to Be Close to Unveiling Music Streaming Service  —  Amazon is planning to introduce a limited music streaming feature as early as this week, according to several people briefed on the company's plans.
Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed:
Songwriters Are Losing $2.3 Billion A Year Due To Outdated Government Regulations
Discussion: Billboard and hypebot
Steve Henn / NPR:
NPR and Ars Technica team up for security test that tapped Internet while a reporter worked  —  Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office … If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would he find out about you?  —  It's been just over a year since Edward Snowden became …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
AT&T's Pitch to the Feds: Let Us Buy DirecTV, and Maybe TV Bills Won't Go Up So Much  —  Remember when AT&T told investors that it could cut its programming bills by 20 percent if it buys DirecTV?  —  That was last week.  This week AT&T is telling regulators why they should let it buy DirecTV, and it's making a similar argument.
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable, Variety and CNET
Jason Deans / Guardian:
Kickstarter links with the Guardian to highlight journalism projects  —  Crowdfunding website to have a dedicated category for the sector, plus a curated page picking out noteworthy new ideas  —  The Vancouver Observer's Tar Sands Reporting Project was funded through Kickstarter
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Jury in Rebekah Brooks trial retires to consider verdicts  —  Eight-month trial over alleged phone hacking, corruption and perversion of the course of justice enters final phase  —  The jury in the Rebekah Brooks trial has retired to consider its verdicts on a string of offences related to phone hacking …
Discussion: Reuters, BBC and mUmBRELLA
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
2014's most talked-about media startups aren't distinguished by the what, but the how  —  With the launch of new site after new site in 2014, it's been a fascinating time to watch digital media try to figure itself out.  Amid the turmoil of disruption, buffeted by tech companies' control …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
The Sun marks the World Cup by giving away 22m papers to English homes  —  In a burst of patriotism on behalf of England's World Cup team, The Sun is distributing 22m copies of a special issue to almost every household in England.  —  The 24-page paper is being delivered over the next two days …
Discussion: Forbes, Variety and Guardian
Felix Salmon / Matter:
A Q&A with BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti on everything from print to innovation  —  BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Goes Long  —  The media mogul (twice over) on being both contagious and sticky  —  I first got to know Jonah Peretti in February 2011, very shortly after the Huffington Post was sold to AOL.
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
The Christian Science Monitor tweaks its engagement algorithm  —  The Christian Science Monitor, a 106-year-old news organization that boasts a serious, civic-minded audience, would seem well poised to crack the engagement code.  A digital-focused publication since 2008 …
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Vice Launches A Sports Channel, With Modest Ambitions (For Now)  —  Vice Media CEO Shane Smith wants to displace ESPN as the global leader in sports news.  He's said so publicly and often.  —  When I interviewed him for a FORBES profile in December 2011, he told me, “I want to be the next CNN …
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
In the news media, are Muslims the only ‘terrorists’?  —  What do you call a couple who espouse an extremist, anti-government ideology and kill two policemen and a bystander while draping one of their victims in a flag associated with a political movement?  —  After Sunday's shooting spree perpetrated …
Agence France-Presse:
Egypt court extends Jazeera journalist detention 45 days  —  Cairo (AFP) - An Egyptian court extended for a further 45 days Wednesday the detention of an Al-Jazeera journalist who has been on hunger strike for nearly five months, judicial sources said.  —  Abdullah Elshamy …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 8:55 PM ET, June 11, 2014.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Sponsor Posts: 
Search Marketing Expo News:
Last Chance: SMX East Rates Increase Tomorrow - Register Now!  —  Early Bird rates for SMX East expire tomorrow, Friday, August 29th.  Register now!  —  Join us September 30 - October 2 in New York City for:
Say Media / Say Daily:
Vote for SXSW Panelpicker 2015: We Are All Inventors Now  —  SXSW Interactive PanelPicker voting is now open for SXSW 2015 and Say Media has an unforgettable panel up for consideration: ReadWrite editor …
Beware Of Publishers' Walled Gardens  —  “Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.  Today's column is by John Lee, executive vice president at Merkle.
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
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 More News: 
Adrianne Jeffries / The Verge:
MuckRock sues the CIA for denying Freedom of Information Act requests
Discussion: Muckrock
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Comcast to test its YouTube competitor by the end of the year
Caroline O'Donovan / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Around the world, media outlets and journalists are using chat apps to spread the news
Alex Kantrowitz / AdAge:
Florida-Based Ad Fraudsters Skim Millions From Advertisers, Then Disappear
Discussion: @learmonth
Kent Gibbons / Multichannel News:
Multiplatform TV: Showtime's Blank Likes Business Model
Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
Why the Orange County Register's bold experiment hit the skids
Discussion: @ryanchittum
Jeff Sonderman / American Press Institute:
Unlocking mobile revenue and audience: New ideas and best practices
 Earlier Picks: 
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Parade magazine said to be on the sales block
Discussion: FishbowlNY and MediaWire Daily
New York Times:
Hong Kong Media Worries Over China's Reach as Ads Disappear
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
Fortune magazine triples amount of online content even as Time Inc. cuts costs
Discussion: Digiday and Talking Biz News
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
RIAA Revenue Drops to Record Low
Discussion: Music Week and VentureBeat
Stuart Kemp / Hollywood Reporter:
Oliver Stone Options Novel by Edward Snowden's Russian Lawyer
Discussion: Variety and Media Law Prof Blog
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Amazon Stops Taking Advance Orders for ‘Lego’ and Other Warner Videos
Ralph Cipriano / Big Trial:
Lenfest to buy out Drew Katz to take sole control of Philly Daily News, Inquirer, websites

From Techmeme:

Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Apple Says It Is “Actively Investigating” Celeb Photo Hack

Apple lists top 10 reasons apps are rejected, with missing information and bugs the two most common causes

NDTV Gadgets:
Google Sends Invites for September 15 India Event; Android One Launch Likely

Sister Sites:

 Tech news essentials
 Politics, opinion, and current events
 Celebrity news and gossip