Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:20 PM ET, March 26, 2011


 Top News: 
Tim Carmody / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Lessons for journalism from the Google Books decision, across Europe and here in the US  —  On Tuesday, US Judge Denny Chin rejected a settlement agreement between Google, the Association of American Publishers, and the Authors Guild for a 2005 lawsuit over the search giant's full-text scanning and displays of copyrighted books.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Bill Keller / New York Times:
Traditional News Outlets — Living Among the Guerrillas  —  Has anyone actually seen James O'Keefe and Julian Assange together?  Are we quite sure that the right-wing prankster who brought down the leadership of National Public Radio and the anarchic leaker aren't split personalities of the same guy …
SXSW Showcases Rise of Multiplatform Storytelling and Collaborative Filmmaking  —  South By Southwest (SXSW) is an annual gathering of interactive, film and music creatives, executives and marketers in Austin.  It is the ideal setting to explore multiplatform storytelling …
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Libyan Woman Struggles to Tell Media of Her Rape  —  TRIPOLI — A Libyan woman burst into the hotel housing the foreign press in Tripoli Saturday morning and fought off security forces as she told journalists that she had been raped and beaten by members of the Qaddafi militia.
Glynnis MacNicol / The Wire:
Nielsen Numbers Reveal FOX Business Has A Very Long Haul Ahead If It Wants To Compete With CNBC  —  After three-and-a-half years on the air Fox Business Network will become a full service client of Nielsen on Monday.  —  Short version: The public will finally know how many people are actually tuning into Fox Business.
Mexico media agree drug war reporting guidelines  —  The initiative is the first of its kind in Mexico  —  Many of Mexico's leading news organisations have agreed common guidelines on how to cover drug-related violence.  —  Newspapers and broadcasters agreed not to glorify drug traffickers or publish cartel propaganda.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Spotify Still Hiring-But Not Launching Yet-In the U.S.  —  Most Americans still can't access Spotify.  But some of them can get jobs from the European music streaming service, which is continuing to staff up its New York office in advance of a U.S. launch.  —  The company has brought …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Herbert resigns as New York Times columnist  —  Bob Herbert says in his resignation letter: “I have been writing a column for 25 years, nearly 18 at The New York Times.  The deadlines and demands were a useful discipline but for some time now I have grown eager to move beyond the constriction …
Discussion: Media Decoder and The Daily Caller
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Journal Register's open advisory meeting: Bell, Jarvis, and Rosen put those new media maxims to the test  —  We watchers of media — analysts, theorists, pundits, what you will — make assumptions about journalism that have become, along the way, tenets: Openness and transparency will engender trust. …
Joe Pompeo / Yahoo! News:
Is Syria the next danger zone for journalists?  —  As protests continue to sweep across the Middle East, the situation in Syria is escalating.  Tens of thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of the southern city of Dara'a Friday following a deadly government crackdown earlier this week.
Jack Shafer / Slate:
Numbers Are Hard To Come By, Part 2  —  Everybody cuts corners.  Take me, for example.  Today I could be writing a critique of the Libyan war coverage.  I could be assessing the disaster reporting from Japan or essaying on the difficulties of getting the Syrian uprising story.
Aaron Gell / New York Observer:
Voice's Super-Secret Sex Blogs Take Walk of Shame  —  It turns out launching a blog without publically acknowledging its existence may not be the best way to attract an audience, after all.  —  On Wednesday, Village Voice Media gave its sex blogger Jamie Peck notice that the racy sex-news site she'd edited …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 1:20 PM ET, March 26, 2011.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 See Also: 
Mediagazer: site main
Mediagazer River: reverse chronological Mediagazer
Mediagazer Mobile: for phones
Mediagazer Leaderboard: Mediagazer's top sources
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on X
Mediagazer on Mastodon
 More News: 
Matt Dashkoff /
How Youtube Radio Disappeared from the iTunes App Store
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM:
Why HuffPo's British Empire Dreams Could Fall Flat
 Earlier Picks: 
Fiona Graham / BBC:
Beyond banners? Making content do the talking

From Techmeme:

Kim Zetter / Wired:
AT&T appears to have paid a member of ShinyHunters $370K+ to delete call records stolen from AT&T's Snowflake account that exposed “nearly all” of its customers

Lauren Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Alphabet is in advanced talks to acquire cybersecurity startup Wiz for roughly $23B; Wiz raised $1B at a $12B valuation in May 2024

Wes Davis / The Verge:
Apple approves the first PC emulator for iOS, UTM SE, weeks after initially rejecting and barring it from being notarized for third-party app stores in the EU

Sister Sites:

 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
 What US political commentators are discussing online right now
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page