Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:50 AM ET, June 22, 2014

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Jeanine Poggi / AdAge:
World Cup Setting Ratings Records for ESPN and Univision  —  Univision Tops ESPN for Four of the Five Biggest Matches … The World Cup in Brazil has been ratings gold for TV networks, setting new audience records for ESPN and Univision — and giving victories to Univision for many top matches.
RELATED:
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
One Week In, World Cup's Opening Game Dominates Global Tweets  —  Twitter data from the first week of the month-long 2014 World Cup shows just how captivated fans worldwide were by the opening match.  —  That game, in which soccer superpower and host nation Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 on June 12 …
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Marissa Mayer tries to make Yahoo a “daily habit” with Tumblr-inspired digital magazines  —  Yahoo Wants You to Linger (on the Ads, Too)  —  Four editors were deep in debate at Yahoo Food's offices in Manhattan: Would Yahoo visitors click on a feature about foods of the ancient Silk Road …
Cory Doctorow / Guardian:
How Amazon is holding Hachette hostage  —  By allowing Amazon to put a lock on its products, Hachette has allowed Amazon to usurp its relationship with its customers  —  For some three weeks now, books from the Hachette publishing group - one of the “big five” publishers who dominate the globe …
RELATED:
Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
DRM is unfortunate, but it's not the problem in Hachette vs. Amazon  —  Let me start with the obligatory assurance that I'm no fan of DRM technologies.  That's why I use (illegal) tools to break it if I want to buy an ebook from another retailer and read it on my Kindle.
Discussion: Guardian and @kifleswing
Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review:
The secretive business of fighting content piracy  —  Private automated systems are sweeping the internet for illegal content—but they sometimes catch legitimate media coverage, too  —  Nate Glass fell into the takedown business almost by accident.  Back in 2008, as a sales and marketing guy in the …
Christopher Zara / International Business Times:
How Much Does TMZ Pay For Videos?  Scoops And Scandals Fetch Big Bucks, But Ethical Questions Loom  —  The trashy gossip site is known for breaking scandals, but part of its secret sauce is checkbook clickbait.
Brian Latham / Bloomberg:
Zimbabwe Arrests State Editor After Mugabe Attacks Minister  —  Zimbabwean police arrested the editor of a government-controlled newspaper two weeks after President Robert Mugabe accused the country's information minister of using state media to sow division in the ruling party.
Joel Mathis / Philadelphia Magazine:
Even if Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News became nonprofits, they still would need revenue  —  Should Philly's Newspapers Operate as Charity Cases?  —  Gerry Lenfest has spent much of the last decade giving his fortune away for worthy causes.  So maybe it's no surprise that when he finally sealed …
Discussion: @ckrewson and @joelmmathis
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
That Story You've Read About YouTube ‘Blocking’ Indie Artists... Yeah, That's Not Accurate  —  As you may have heard, there's been some hubbub this week about claims that YouTube is going to remove some videos from indie musicians/labels who don't agree to the contract terms for YouTube's upcoming music subscription service.
Discussion: @hunterwalk, @bsbdmusic and The Verge
RELATED:
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Inside YouTube's Controversial Contract with Indies
Discussion: Music Week, @sterlewine and Forbes
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
16 media outlets ask court for access to Guantanamo force-feeding videos classified as secret  —  Media seeks Guantanamo force-feeding videos  —  A group of 16 news organizations is asking a federal judge to make public a batch of videos of a hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay prisoner being forcibly removed from his cell and force fed.
Reuters:
Deutsche Telekom in talks with Netflix over collaboration - report  —  (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom is in talks with U.S. video streaming company Netflix about a possible marketing alliance, a German magazine reported on Friday.  —  German monthly Magazine Manager cited people familiar …
Discussion: BGR
RELATED:
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:   Report: Netflix Plans To Order First Original Series for French Market
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Decision Time for Aereo!  Supreme Decision Will (Probably) Come Next Week.  —  Public service announcement for people who like to spend time thinking about The Future Of TV and also The Future Of The Cloud: The Supreme Court's Aereo decision will likely come next Monday.  Or next Wednesday.
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Viacom loses bid to dismiss Cablevision bundling lawsuit  —  (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday rejected Viacom Inc's effort to dismiss Cablevision Systems Corp's antitrust lawsuit accusing it of forcing cable providers and subscribers to buy channels they don't want.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 6:50 AM ET, June 22, 2014.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
Add your company here
 
 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: 
Wendy Davis / MediaPost:
House Republicans See No Need For New Broadband Regulations
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Twitch Hooks Into YouTube for Live Broadcast Alerts
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Forget Piracy, Here's a Movie You Can Share for Free Once It Opens in Theaters
 Earlier Picks: 
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
The Walking Dead producer criticises Game of Thrones executive over piracy
Discussion: Softpedia News
Tom Rosenstiel / American Press Institute:
How niche reporting leads to higher quality information for everyone: 12 good questions with Lara Setrakian
Discussion: @ampress
Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Univision owners trying to sell their stakes, but so far, nada
Discussion: Reuters and TVWeek.com