Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
7:05 AM ET, September 22, 2012


 Top News: 
Erik Sass / MediaPost:
U.K. Journos on Social Media: Meh  —  Social media is supposed to be revolutionizing journalism, but British journalists don't seem to be feeling the revolutionary spirit.  In fact, our colleagues across the pond sound a bit skeptical about social media's impact on their profession …
Steve Buttry / The Buttry Diary:
Yes, social media is a ‘time suck,’ like lots of useful journalism tools  —  Update: I embedded some tweets since originally posting this.  —  Walking to the Online News Association Friday morning in San Francisco, I tuned in using Twitter to the Associated Press Media Editors conference in Nashville.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The story of ‘M,’ Peter Kaplan's latest ambition  —  “The ‘A’ can't point down!”  —  That's what Fairchild Fashion Media editorial director Peter Kaplan said when he got his eyes on the page proofs for the opening essay of his new magazine, M.  —  It was a relaunch of a publication Fairchild had been putting out until 1992.
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:   Move over, GQ and Details: M mag is back
Exclusive: Tribune eyes former Discovery executive Liguori as CEO  —  (Reuters) - Peter Liguori, a former top executive at News Corp's Fox and Discovery Communications Inc, has emerged as the leading candidate for Chief Executive at Tribune Co once it emerges from bankruptcy, according to two sources close to the situation.
Discussion: and The Wrap
Anna Codrea-Rado / CJR:
A timeline that isn't boring  —  The New York Times reimagines a form to offer new perspective on driving deaths  —  Timelines are generally considered the lowest form of data visualization, because displaying data chronologically doesn't tend to provide much journalist value.
Julie Moos / Poynter:
Poll: College women get election news from the paper, though they'd rather not  —  About 730 college women, mostly 20-year-olds, who use the HerCampus website say they plan on voting this November (about 67 percent of them for President Obama).  The most important issue facing them, they say, is student loan debt.
Jeffrey Hermes / Nieman Journalism Lab:
A reason for optimism in the IRS' handling of nonprofit news orgs  —  I am very pleased to be able to share the news that, after more than two and a half years, the nonprofit San Francisco Public Press has finally received recognition of its tax-exempt status from the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Nieman Journalism Lab:
Postcard from Doha: At Al Jazeera English, interactive journalism built on collaboration  —  DOHA, Qatar — Mohammed el-Haddad knows there is a larger dialogue in the United States and the U.K. about data journalism, hacker journalism, or whatever the term may be.  He knows it's an emerging career track in newsrooms.
Jim Romenesko:
[UPDATED] Tipster: ‘Plagiarism had almost made it to the final print’ of Chris Anderson's new book  —  UPDATE: Crown Publishing Group marketing and publicity director Tara Delaney Gilbride sends this email: … A tipster who received a review copy of Wired editor Chris Anderson's “Makers” …
Jim Epstein / Reason:
David Simon Accuses Reason of Producing a “Shanked” Interview With Him.  Decide for Yourself.  —  Yesterday, we released a 21-minute-long interview with David Simon (video and a transcript here), the creative force behind much great television, including The Wire and Treme, which starts its third season on HBO this Sunday.
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
Joaquín Almunia on Europe's Tough Terms for Approving Universal-EMI Deal
Discussion: Guardian, New York Times and Reuters
Ted Hesson / ABCNEWS:
Jose Antonio Vargas Challenges NYT and AP To Drop ‘Illegal Immigrant’  —  Starting today, a non-profit founded by Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist, activist, and undocumented immigrant, will begin monitoring the use of the phrase “illegal immigrant” in the media, with the goal of shifting the conversation around the issue.
Discussion: Politico
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Writer finds more plagiarism, problems in Jonah Lehrer's books  —  Greg Beato's “Welcome to the Golden Age of Fact-Checking” is an excellent meditation on the technological and cultural changes that have contributed to our ever-more-transparent society.  —  But screw it, let's get to the parts where he nails Jonah Lehrer.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Hit & Run
Greg Beato / Reason:
Welcome to the Golden Age of Fact-Checking
Discussion: PandoDaily
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
AP promises members it won't break news on social media  —  At the Associated Press Media Editors confab in Nashville, Tenn., AP Executive Editor and Senior Vice President Kathleen Carroll promised the service's users it wouldn't scoop them: … This isn't a new policy for the news co-op …
Discussion: Associated Press
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 7:05 AM ET, September 22, 2012.

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
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 More News: 
Jim Romenesko:
Jeff Cohen resigns as Houston Chronicle editor, moves to editorial page
Dominic Rushe / Guardian:
James Murdoch as Fox TV head would be a ‘slap in the face’ to shareholders
Sarah Marshall /
Social news app News360 partners with 30 news outlets
Discussion: Big News
Nick Wingfield / NYT Bits:
Salon Sells The Well to Longtime Members
Greta Van Susteren / Gretawire:
The Self Delusion of BROADCAST news and the danger of ‘quiet’ bias
Discussion: Poynter and TVNewser
Scott Soshnick / Bloomberg:
NFL Said to Have Deal With Time Warner for NFL Network, RedZone
Discussion: Engadget and
The Guardian's future: Unguarded
 Earlier Picks: 
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
It's 2012, and Web Video Still Hasn't Made a Dent in TV
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Tracie Powell / Poynter:
New Comedy Central ads: ‘You can trust us’ for political coverage
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Aereo Says New Content Deals Coming for Web TV
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Maxim Cuts Circulation 20%
Discussion: and Adweek
Bob Cohn / The Atlantic Online:
Hiring in the Digital Age
Discussion: Poynter and B2B Memes
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
New USA Today website ‘very, very influenced by iPad design’
Discussion: Garcia Media and Business Insider