Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:10 PM ET, April 5, 2010

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Rafat Ali / paidContent:
iPad Day One: Charts Show Big Media Mostly Playing In Free Apps, Not Paid  —  So day one of iPad launch almost over—though West Coast's still in full swing—no estimates on how many iPads have sold, but it is instructive to see how the charts for iPad apps are doing.
RELATED:
Kevin / Strange Attractor:
iPad app pricing: A last act of insanity by delusional content companies  —  Looking at the iPad app rollout, you can easily separate the digital wheat from the chaff in the content industries, and you can see those who are developing digital businesses and those who are trying to protect print margins …
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
David Remnick Makes It Look Easy at The New Yorker  —  David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, is not one to waste an opportunity.  After attending John Updike's funeral in Massachusetts in February of last year, he stopped by Harvard Law School to interview some of President Obama's old professors.
RELATED:
Mike Taylor / mediabistro.com:
How That David Remnick Profile in The New York Times Came About  —  What was the origin of the glowing profile of The New Yorker editor David Remnick that appeared in this morning's The New York Times?  New Yorker public relations director Alexa Cassanos says she pitched the story to Times reporter Stephanie Clifford.
Discussion: New York Observer
Gail Shister / TVNewser:
MSNBC Could Keep David Shuster Off the Air Indefinately  —  MSNBC bad boy David Shuster may be on his third strike.  —  Shuster won't be on the air today for his 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. shows, according to MSNBC insiders.  Whether he returns before his contract expires in December is up for debate.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
At Snopes, a Quest to Debunk Misinformation Online  —  It is one of the paradoxes of the Internet.  —  Along with the freest access to knowledge the world has ever seen comes a staggering amount of untruth, from imagined threats on health care to too-easy-to-be-true ways to earn money by forwarding an e-mail message to 10 friends.
Discussion: Media Decoder and Gawker
Michael Hirschorn / New York Magazine:
Don't Cry for CNN  —  Thirty years ago, CNN, now in decline, was as revolutionary as Google.  It had a pretty good run.  —  In the end, it's usually our principles that betray us.  Former CNN chief Rick Kaplan told Ken Auletta in his 2004 biography of founder Ted Turner, “Basically, the Fox prime-time schedule is just talk radio.
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Death of the White House Press Corps  —  Hungry Beast Giving Beast Women in the World  —  Blogs and Stories  —  With a Twitter-savvy president and their own ailing media companies, Lloyd Grove finds the boys in the briefing room more depressed than ever.
Publishers Weekly:
Former ‘PW’ Publisher George Slowik Buys Magazine  —  Publishers Weekly has been acquired by PWxyz, LLC, a newly formed company headed by one-time PW publisher George Slowik.  The acquisition includes the Web site publishersweekly.com and Publishers Weekly Show Daily.
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Apple tried to prevent hiring of tech writer by Newsweek  —  Newsweek tech writer Dan Lyons was on “Reliable Sources” on Sunday morning talking about the coverage of Apple's new iPad and revealed that the company has not been happy with him for quite some time.  —  Here is an excerpt from the transcript:
Discussion: CrunchGear, Gawker and CNN
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Web Publishers, Ad Nets at Odds  —  Publishers accuse ad nets of pitching what's not theirs  —  Recently, an advertiser received details on an online ad campaign delivered by the ad network interCLICK.  The site list seemed ideal for the client's financial professionals target: Bloomberg.com …
Peter Kirwan / Guardian:
Is the FT the perfect digital model?  —  As ft.com turns 15, we examine the FT's mix of paywalls, increased subscriptions and newspaper cover price rises  —  Last year, amid the greatest recession in the history of the financial system, the Financial Times turned a profit.
Discussion: George Dearing
Clint Hendler / CJR:
WikiLeaks Releases Video Showing Death of Reuters Staff  —  This morning at an event at the National Press Club, WikiLeaks screened a video depicting a missile strike on a van in Baghdad that killed a Reuters driver and photographer in 2007.  —  Wikileaks is a non-profit supported entity …
Editor and Publisher:
‘N.Y. Times’ 9/11 Reporting, ‘Times-Pic’ Katrina Coverage Named in Top Journalism of Decade List  —  CHICAGO The New York Times' coverage of the 9/11 terror attacks heads the list of “The Top 10 Works of Journalism of the Decade in the United States,” released Monday by New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
Discussion: MediaPost, FishBowlNY and Romenesko
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 2:10 PM ET, April 5, 2010.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
Mediagazer: site main
Mediagazer River: reverse chronological Mediagazer
Mediagazer Mobile: for phones
Mediagazer Leaderboard: Mediagazer's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 
 
 More News: 
Steve Smith / minonline.com:
Oops: The iPad Just Broke Your Site
Discussion: Gawker and MediaMemo
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Wall Street Journal to add metro section to compete with the New York Times
Patrick Brethour / Globe and Mail:
Malcolm Gladwell: The quiet Canadian
Discussion: The Awl
Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
The Economist Puts Another Brick in the Wall
Discussion: FishBowlNY and paidContent
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Why Does Everyone Want to Work at AOL All of a Sudden?
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
Branding Deals Come Early in the Filmmaking Process
Discussion: New York Magazine
John Temple / TEMPLE TALK:
The first week at Peer News
 Earlier Picks: 
Glen Dickson / Broadcasting & Cable:
BitCentral Wins Large Gannett Deal
Discussion: Lost Remote
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
Investigative Bureau Tries to Make Up for British News Cutbacks
Kevin Anderson / Guardian:
Aggregators help media professionals keep on top of digital content trends
AdAge:
Just How Much Saving of the Media Does the IPad Need to Do?
Ben Goldberger / New York Times:
For Some Aspiring Political Broadcasters, Breaking the Law Does Pay
Martyn Daniels / Brave New World:
HarperStudio RIP  —  Scribd have posted an internal letter …
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
In Britain, a Laboratory for Newsprint's Future
Andrew Alexander / Washington Post:
Online readers need a chance to comment, but not to abuse