Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:55 AM ET, July 21, 2010

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Chris Crum / WebProNews:
Google Tells FTC a Hot News Doctrine Would Hurt Journalism  —  Google Submits Comments on FTC's Potential Policy Recommendations  —  Last month the Federal Trade Commission published its staff discussion draft of potential policy recommendations to “support the reinvention of journalism.”
RELATED:
Pablo Chavez / Google Public Policy Blog:
Business problems need business solutions  —  Today we submitted comments with the Federal Trade Commission in reaction to the Staff Discussion Draft about the future of journalism in the age of the Internet.  —  We agree that the Internet has posed challenges as well as opportunities for publishers.
Paul Ford / Ftrain.com:
Real Editors Ship  —  tl;dr: needs editing.  —  There's a useful dialogue making the rounds.  A man named Tom Taylor wrote about shipping product (I picked that up off Waxy Links).  He's shipped good work himself, and makes the point that getting stuff out the door is a noble thing.  I agree with that.
Discussion: bojo and rc3.org
John Koblin / New York Observer:
Intrigue at The Times Magazine: Marzorati's Departure Followed Soured Morale and a Controversial Deputy  —  Just over four years ago, The New York Times' magazine empire was getting bigger and richer, and a reward was in order.  In March 2006, executive editor Bill Keller announced …
Discussion: Romenesko
Joshua Green / The Atlantic Online:
The Breitbart Circus  —  Awhile back, particularly during the Clinton administration, the media would flagellate itself every so often for rushing, lemming-like, to cover some story or other that was being touted on the Drudge Report, and then, after a period of reflection, deciding that it shouldn't be.
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Editor Martin Dunn Out at New York Daily News (Updated)  —  Multiple sources tell us that New York Daily News editor Martin Dunn is stepping down.  The newsroom was just notified.  He's citing “family reasons” for his departure.  Dunn's departure memo, after the jump.  [Updated below].
RELATED:
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Boston Herald's Convey named NYDN editor
Discussion: MediaPost and New York Magazine
Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
The Ideology of Journalists: A Response to Jay Rosen  —  Here is my first attempt at responding to Jay Rosen's advice to journalists.  I largely agree with his basic points.  But I propose an additional distinction between ideological polemics and journalism.
New York Post:
CNN got Spitzer cheap  —  Eliot Spitzer was so desperate to be on TV, he accepted a contract from CNN for less than $1 million to host a prime-time, 8 p.m. show.  A source says he's making closer to $500,000 than $1 million, as is his co-host, Kathleen Parker.
Discussion: The Wire and Inside Cable News
Jeremy Singer-Vine / Slate:
What the politics Web site deletes from its articles without telling anyone. … - Pause and Shed a Tear for the Investment Banker- Why Is Mel Gibson Still Allowed To See His Daughter?  - A Review of the Droid X,  —  Wr item on the D rod X- What's the Best Way to Smuggle an Endangered Species?
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
48 HR Magazine Gets A New Name That CBS Can't Sue Them Over  —  Here's an update to the story of the small experimental magazine that set out to do something new and different, and the big bad mainstream media company that tried to ruin all their fun.  —  48 HR magazine, so-named for the amount …
Discussion: TVNewser and Longshot!
RELATED:
Reyhan Harmanci / Bay Citizen:   From Ashes of 48 Hour Magazine Rises Longshot Media
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Meet Flipboard: Mike McCue Talks About Stealth “Social Magazine” Start-Up That Just Nabbed $10.5 Million in Funding  —  Today, BoomTown gassed up the MINI and headed down to see one of the more innovative new start-ups I have encountered of late.  —  That would be a new social magazine …
Marion Maneker / The Big Money:
Is the Wall Street Journal the Future of News Video?  —  Why TV news in 2015 could look a lot like the outlet's video today.  —  It's not hard to mock the Wall Street Journal's online video operation.  The outlet's daily broadcasts can feel a bit like the A.V. club at a tony school aping the nightly news.
Discussion: Romenesko
Henry Blodget / The Wire:
On Our Third Birthday, Some Thoughts On Digital Media And The Future Of The Newspaper Business  —  Yesterday, we poked fun at the New York Times's latest discussion of how hard people in successful online media companies work.  —  We poked fun because the New York Times never seems to portray the energy …
Discussion: Romenesko and Gannett Blog
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
On the Media: How many more Bells are out there?  —  A shrunken Los Angeles Times still had the resources to unearth outsized official salaries in the small, working-class city, but more persistent journalistic voices closer to home are needed all over L.A. County.
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Longtime Top Forbes Editor William Baldwin Is Changing Roles To Become A Writer  —  William Baldwin, one of the highest-ranking editorial staffers on the Forbes masthead, who's basically been editing the magazine since 1999 (Steve Forbes has the title of editor-in-chief), announced today that he's, well, transitioning to a new role.
RELATED:
Romenesko:
Read Steve Forbes' statement about Baldwin's move
Discussion: The Wire
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
4chan Hackers Attack Gawker Again  —  Anarchic internet hangout 4chan sent a little more hate Gawker's way today, launching a denial of service attack against our website, spamming our email accounts and even trying to bother one staffer's spouse.  All so we'd stop talking about them.
RELATED:
Ryan Broderick / The Awl:
Helpful Explanations: Understanding the Gawker v. 4chan Thing
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Corruption Of Journo-list  —  The latest revelations from Journo-list are deeply depressing to me.  What's depressing is the way in which liberal journalists are not responding to events in order to find out the truth, but playing strategic games to cover or not cover events and controversies in order to win a media/political war.
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Sumner Redstone Tries To Bribe Reporter To Reveal Sources Who Embarrassed Him  —  Remember the sex war that was brewing at MTV last month?  The one where MTV CEO Judy McGrath was on the verge of leaving the company because 87-year-old Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone was forcing the network …
Discussion: Company Town
RELATED:
Peter Lauria / The Daily Beast:
Sumner's Witch Hunt
New York Observer:
Paper Cub  —  As a teenager, Taylor Plimpton went clubbing in New York when he returned home to East 72nd Street on breaks from boarding school.  “Back then, one of the first clubs I went to was Limelight, which was just a totally crazy scene,” said Mr. Plimpton, recalling his introduction to nightlife in the early 90s.
Keach Hagey / The Politico:
Dana Priest's controversial co-author  —  With two Pulitzer Prizes to her name, Dana Priest is one of the Washington Post's most celebrated reporters.  Until Monday, when the Post published the first installment of a bombshell series on post-9/11 intelligence industrial complex …
Discussion: Romenesko, Mediaite and Big Journalism
LAT Blogs / The Big Picture:
Dick Zanuck tells all about the great Hollywood merger that never happened  —  I love having lunch with Dick Zanuck, since it's hard to find anyone who's had a better perch to watch the unfolding Hollywood history, Son of fabled Fox studio chief Darryl Zanuck and a Fox boss himself …
Discussion: Paste Magazine
The Independent:
Black is back - and he's got scores to settle  —  Ian Burrell expects the disgraced media baron to come out of prison fighting  —  Conrad Black could be back, sooner rather than later.  He may have raged against the “xenophobia” he found in Britain, its “back-scratching” media and …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 9:55 AM ET, July 21, 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: 
David Teicher / AdAge:
Why Media Agencies Don't Need Separate Units For Social Media
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
PBS Ombudsman Criticizes Shultz Series
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
The State of Internet Music on YouTube, Pandora, iTunes, and Facebook
Discussion: hypebot
Margaret Sullivan / Buffalo News:
Editor: End of anonymous commenting stirs debate
Discussion: Romenesko
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko:
Marine Corps drops PR rep for referring to RIMPAC as SNOOZEPAC on blog
Discussion: Battle Rattle
Sam Whiting / San Francisco Chronicle:
KQED expands local news, integrates media
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
5 Ways News Organizations Respond to ‘Unpublishing’ Requests
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
MOG Launches All-You-Can-Eat Music Service For iPhone And Android
Discussion: MediaPost and GigaOM
 Earlier Picks: 
malcolm coles:
Behind the Times paywall: 46,154 readers a day
MediaShift:
AOL Patch and MainStreetConnect Expand Hyper-Local News
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Hyperlocal News Site Fwix Debuts Local Trend Search
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Reddit's Sub Model Goes Gold; Users Can Opt Out Of Ads
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
PopScreen Aims To Surface Viral Videos Before They Go Viral
Discussion: NewTeeVee and blogs.chron.com
Greg Beato / THE SMART SET FROM DREXEL UNIVERSITY:
Printing Money  —  As the 50¢ newspaper fades, the $16 version blooms.
Discussion: TeleRead and Romenesko
Jonathan Fildes / BBC News:
Web filter  —  SwiftRiver attempts to siphon off useful information from the web
Neda Ulaby / NPR:
Introducing UltraViolet: Buy Your Digital Movie Once, Play It Anywhere?