Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:40 AM ET, May 3, 2011

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Patrick Gavin / The Politico:
BOLD BIN LADEN HEADLINES IN NEW YORK  —  In New York, it's a daily competition to see which paper will have the catchiest front page: The New Post or the New York Daily News.  And both papers were put to the test for Monday's paper when news broke late Sunday that Osama bin Laden had been killed.
RELATED:
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
At the NYT, no paywall exemption for Bin Laden  —  When The New York Times announced its pay meter back in March, publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. also announced that — along with the many, many other pores and passages the paper had built into its gate — the Times had built into its new system …
Andrea Morabito / Broadcasting & Cable:
CBS News Chief On Bin Laden Reporting: Talks Couric, Gabby Giffords and More  —  News President tells B&C why the net opted for weekend anchor, Washington team for Sunday coverage — not exiting anchor Couric  —  CBS News President David Rhodes said his team was careful about everything …
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Newspaper front pages capture elation, relief that Osama bin Laden was captured, killed  —  Nearly 10 years after the September 11 attacks planned by Osama bin Laden, the terrorist leader was captured and killed by American forces.  The word first spread on Twitter, then on network and cable news.
David W. Dunlap / Lens:
Firefighters Gather for News of Bin Laden  —  Michael Appleton managed to bridge a decade in a single photograph on Sunday night.  —  His perfectly distilled picture showed the firefighters of Ladder Company 4 — which lost seven men on 9/11 — perched together on their aerial ladder …
Jenna Wortham / Bits:
Online, an Urge to Be a Part of the Bin Laden News  —  When President Obama delivered the news of Osama bin Laden's death late Sunday night, many of those watching were doing more than watching.  —  For example, users of Instagram, a popular photo-sharing application for the iPhone …
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
NYT: No honorific for Bin Laden
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe:
Here's the guy who unwittingly live-tweeted the raid on Bin Laden
Emily Bell:
Real time, All the time: Why every news organisation has to be live  —  Twitter does not have many users in Abbottabad in Pakistan, where Facebook is apparently more the social platform of choice.  But it has enough to break the first sounds of gunfire in the fight which was to eventually lead to the death of Osama bin Laden.
Discussion: Echo
Jim Romenesko / Poynter:
Claim: Krugman is top prognosticator; Cal Thomas is the worst  —  Romenesko Misc.  —  A Hamilton College class and their public policy professor analyzed the predicts of 26 pundits — including Sunday morning TV talkers — and used a scale of 1 to 5 to rate their accuracy.
Discussion: New York Magazine and The Wire
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
YouTube Pays Two New Yorkers to Become the Next Video Stars  —  For Franchesca Ramsey is started with hair, her dreads, which people on the street would sometimes reach out and touch without asking.  “I got a new iMac and it had a camera, so I decided to try it out and just talk about whatever came to mind,” says Ramsey.
RELATED:
Matt McLernon / YouTube Blog:
Introducing the stars of the future - on YouTube today
Thanks:mcmatt
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Coming soon to a theater near you: The New York Times  —  The New York Times just announced a new initiative: The paper is teaming up with the theater network Emerging Pictures to produce “Times in Cinema,” a branded preshow tailored for independent theatrical venues.
David Kaplan / paidContent:
New York Magazine E-Newsletter To Aggregate Weekly Deals  —  New York magazine is about to launch a weekly “deals” e-newsletter and online adjunct, but instead of matching offers play to advertisers, it will aggregate “the best of the best” of other e-commerce sites' picks.
Discussion: Folio, MediaPost and FishbowlNY
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Yahoo Nabs Jai Singh From AOL's HuffPo as Editor-in-Chief  —  According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo has grabbed one of Huffington Post's top editors, Jai Singh, to become its editor-in chief.  —  The move is a big one in the online editorial arena.
Discussion: paidContent
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
If A Rumor Turns Out To Be True, Is It News?  —  I learned long ago not to feed the trolls — not even when they happen to be columnists in prominent trade publications like AdAge — but this guy seems so angry about my post calling Twitter the new CNN that I figured a quick reply was in order.
Aljazeera:
Al Jazeera journalist missing in Syria  —  Al Jazeera demands information from Syria on whereabouts of journalist missing since arriving in Damascus on Friday.  —  Al Jazeera has demanded immediate information from Syria about one of its journalists who has been missing in the country since Friday afternoon.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 2:40 AM ET, May 3, 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
 
 Subscribe: 
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 
 
 More News: 
Brian Steinberg / AdAge:
Fox Business Network Still Trying to Make Name for Itself in Cable Market
Discussion: Clusterstock
Madhumita Venkataramanan / Epicenter:
Tweeters Tilt at Canada Election Law
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Rumor Buster: Yes, Former Time Inc. CEO Ann Moore was Back in the Building, but...
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Paul Armstrong / Don't Fear the Firehose:
INTERVIEW : Megan McCarthy [Mediagazer] - ‘Queen of Aggregation’
Discussion: @themediaisdying
ProPublica:
PR Industry Fills Vacuum Left by Shrinking Newsrooms
Discussion: Poynter
AdAge:
Facebook's Sales Chief: Madison Avenue Doesn't Understand Us Yet
Discussion: Betabeat and SAI
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
MediaVest Battles Over Digital Editions Powerful media buyer Robin Steinberg puts her foot down
 Earlier Picks: 
Larry Kramer / C-Scape:
Gradually, and With the Help of Technology, Murdochs' IPad News Experiment, The Daily, Begins to Improve
Stuart Miller / New York Times:
On-Demand Viewing Poses a Test for Broadcasters
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
David Lieberman / Deadline.com:
Media Moguls Ask: Is Netflix Friend Or Foe?
Latest from Crain's New York Business:
Factiva's search for answer to Google
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
Bet on Television Pays Off for RTL's Zeiler
Michael Hedges / FollowTheMedia:
The Digital Economy: Not Everybody Seeking Enlightenment
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web:
Content control in the Age of AOL
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Freemium Revisited: Paying For Content-Based Applications
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu