Patrick Kingsley / Guardian:
Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt — Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed of Al-Jazeera English sentenced on terrorism-related charges — An Egyptian court has convicted three journalists from Al-Jazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each …
Discussion: Al Jazeera English, CNN, Reuters, New York Times, Variety, The Huffington Post, Poynter, Committee to Protect …, Mashable, The Independent, BBC, Sky News, Wall Street Journal, BBC, National Union of Journalists, @psawers, Amnesty International, ITV, @alistergreste, Associated Press, @paulbernaluk, @skynewsbreak, @patrickkingsley, @mishalhusainbbc, The Wrap, @nycjim, @malonebarry, mUmBRELLA, @mwhanna1, @arusbridger, Middle East Eye, ThinkProgress, Telegraph, Channel 4, @nycjim, @miafarrow, @inigogilmore, @rj_gallagher, Reuters, @ianwoodssky, UK - The Huffington Post, @abcnewsintern, @jeromestarkey, @camanpour, @skynewsbreak, @paulmasonnews, @petertatchell, @jackmirkinson, CNN, @the_intercept, @sulliview, @abuaardvark, @iburrell, @marklittlenews, @jeffjarvis, @katz, @jonathanwatts, Daily Dot, @davidbangladesh, @ltribe, @nervana_1, @margotkiser and The Newspaper Guild
Brian Stelter / CNN: Jailed Al Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times: Egyptian Court Convicts 3 Al Jazeera Journalists
Nick Vivarelli / Variety: Three Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted To Prison Terms In Egypt
Jade Walker / The Huffington Post: Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced By Egyptian Court To At Least 7 Years In Prison
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: Al Jazeera journalists sentenced to seven years in Egypt
Joel Simon / Committee to Protect Journalists: Egypt's Shame — This morning a judge in Egypt convicted …
Adam Withnall / The Independent: Al-Jazeera journalists' trial: Three reporters convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison by Egyptian court
Paul Sawers / @psawers: Wow, Jon Snow tapes his mouth live on tv in protest against Al Jazeera arrests.
Amnesty International: Media Centre — Dark day for media freedom as Al Jazeera journalists convicted
A_Greste / @alistergreste: As a family we are devastated but our resolve is immense. The fight will continue and we will not rest. #AJTrial #freedom #FAMILY #fighting
Paul Bernal / @paulbernaluk: People who called @ggreenwald and @arusbridger ‘traitors’ or similar, and are now complaining about #AJEtrial... look in the mirror...
@skynewsbreak: Prime Minister “completely appalled” by prison sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt
Patrick Kingsley / @patrickkingsley: #AJtrial: “Where's John Kerry?” shouts @Repent11 from the cage. Kerry visited Cairo yesterday and mentioned this case to Sisi.
Mishal Husain / @mishalhusainbbc: None of this should matter but @PeterGreste is a fine journalist and a thoroughly decent human being. Peter - your BBC friends are with you
Jordan Zakarin / The Wrap: Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted in Egyptian Court, Sentenced to 7-10 Years in Jail
Jim Roberts / @nycjim: #Egypt jails journalists, then blocks other journalists from covering the case. pic.twitter.com/pmn9W6YvHX Photo via @jmalsin
Barry Malone / @malonebarry: AJE Managing Director -> RT @AlAnsteyAJ Not a shred of evidence has been presented against our excellent journalists #FreeAJstaff
Michael Hanna / @mwhanna1: Timing of Kerry visit to Cairo yesterday is inexplicable in light of today's AJE verdict. I wonder if assurances were given re the verdict.
Alan Rusbridger / @arusbridger: Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt “for endangering national security” http://www.theguardian.com/...
Louisa Loveluck / Telegraph: David Cameron ‘appalled’ as Egypt sentences Al Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison
Jim Roberts / @nycjim: After convictions/jail sentences for 3 Al Jazeera journalists in #Egypt, this sums up view of many: pic.twitter.com/CzYOoskn5d
Mia Farrow / @miafarrow: #Egypt's judiciary has dealt a shocking blow to #freespeech - 3 AlJazeera journalists sentenced 7 &10 years. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Inigo Gilmore / @inigogilmore: Guardian report, with grim details, on Al-Jazeera journalists being jailed for seven years in Egypt... http://www.theguardian.com/...
Ryan Gallagher / @rj_gallagher: This is the country US is about to deliver Apache helicopters to & is funding w/ $650m military aid: http://www.theguardian.com/... What a farce.
Ian Woods / @ianwoodssky: Last year they murdered my friend. Now they jail my fellow journalists. Egyptian shame. #FreeAJStaff
Jessica Elgot / UK - The Huffington Post: FreeAJStaff Al Jazeera Staff Including Former BBC Reporter Petere Greste Are Jailed For SEVEN YEARS In Egypt
Jerome Starkey / @jeromestarkey: Farce RT @arusbridger: Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt “for endangering national security” http://www.theguardian.com/...
Christiane Amanpour / @camanpour: Outrageous journo sentence in Egypt. 7 yrs? This is Sisi's democratic way? For this the US releases $0.5 B in military aid? What a travesty.
@skynewsbreak: Update - Egyptian ambassador to the UK will be summoned by the Foreign Office over sentencing of journalists
Peter Tatchell / @petertatchell: #Egypt: Mubarak era is back. Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for 7 years http://www.theguardian.com/... @IFEX @IndexCensorship @press_freedom @hrw
Jack Mirkinson / @jackmirkinson: So glad we just gave Egypt almost $600 million in military aid right as they were jailing journalists http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
Brian Stelter / CNN: Jailed Al Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt
The Intercept / @the_intercept: A dark, dark day for international press freedoms: Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt http://www.theguardian.com/...
Margaret Sullivan / @sulliview: Appalling, frightening, ‘corrupt’: Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt http://www.theguardian.com/... via @guardian ht @romenesko
Marc Lynch / @abuaardvark: Timing of AJ journalist farce trial verdict makes crystal clear type of repressive Egypt regime Kerry happy to embrace, if anyone doubted.
Ian Burrell / @iburrell: The world is less colourful without the unforgettable Felix Dennis. His legacy will be his forest - he planted the millionth sapling himself
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: “A shocking blow to the principle of free speech,” indeed: http://www.theguardian.com/...
Andrew Katz / @katz: .@PatrickKingsley has immensely reported the length of the AJE trial in Egypt. His latest wrap on the convictions: http://www.theguardian.com/...
@jonathanwatts: Kick in the teeth for free speech and international reputation of Egypt as Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for 7 years http://www.theguardian.com/...
Brendan O'Connor / Daily Dot: The Internet rallies behind Al Jazeera journalists convicted by Egypt
David Bergman / @davidbangladesh: Absolutely shocking Egyptian court judgement against @AJEnglish journalists. Justice system loses all credibility http://www.theguardian.com/...
Laura Tribe / @ltribe: Devastating. Al Jazeera journalists @Repent11 @PeterGreste & @Bahrooz jailed for 7 years in Egypt http://www.theguardian.com/...
Nervana Mahmoud / @nervana_1: “This is not a system... This is not a country” http://www.theguardian.com/... I could not agree more. #AJTrial #Egypt Via @PatrickKingsley
Margot Kiser / @margotkiser: So much for democracy, eh, @JohnKerry? Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt http://www.theguardian.com/...
Jared Malsin / Columbia Journalism Review:
In Egypt, a Kafkaesque trial concludes with a victory for censorship — Three Al Jazeera journalists, arrested in December, were sentenced to lengthy prison terms based on questionable evidence — It began with murmuring. Someone sobbed. Then the courtroom melted into a chaos of shouting …
Discussion: Latest News & Headlines, FiveThirtyEight, UK - The Huffington Post and @channel4news
Jessica Elgot / UK - The Huffington Post: 9 Ludicrous Pieces Of Evidence Used In Egypt To Jail Al Jazeera Journalists, From Gotye To Sheep Farming
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Kerry hits ‘draconian’ Al Jazeera convictions
Kerry hits ‘draconian’ Al Jazeera convictions
Discussion: @mattrhodes and The Huffington Post
Matt Rhodes / @mattrhodes: Powerful end to #c4news as @jonsnowC4 tapes up his own mouth live on air. #FreeAJStaff
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Egypt Verdict Against Al Jazeera Journalists Sparks Outrage
Peter Sterne / Capital New York:
Gawker wants to double its staff by end of 2015 — Growth-mode Gawker aiming for traffic and staff bumps — As it continues to court a mass, if scattered, readership across its network of sites, Gawker Media leadership is looking for a sizable rise in unique U.S. visitors a month by the end of 2014 …
Discussion: The Awl, Gigaom, @mathewi, @joeljohnson, @felixsalmon and @joeljohnson
John Herrman / The Awl: The New Media Boom Times
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom: Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants to double staff, but its Kinja community platform still needs work
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: Gawker wants to double the size of its staff and has “an effectively unlimited hiring budget,” says @joeljohnson http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
Joel Johnson / @joeljohnson: We're actually up to around 140 full-time and regular contractors at Gawker Media these days. Most Q3 expansion to be on Gizmodo.
Felix Salmon / @felixsalmon: Latest Gawker Media numbers: 120 full-time staffers, $40m/yr in revenues http://www.capitalnewyork.com/ ...
New York Times:
Vice Has Many Media Giants Salivating, but Its Terms Will Be Rich — A black S.U.V. recently rolled through the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and stopped in front of the converted warehouse that is the global headquarters of Vice Media. Out of the vehicle stepped the media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Erin Griffith / Fortune: Why YouTube is spending mega ad dollars to promote Vice News
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: These Companies See the Virtues of Vice
Alex Weprin / @alexweprin: NY Times comment that Vice has only produced 11 hours of TV content is a little deceptive. (1/2)
John McDuling / Quartz: All the times Vice CEO Shane Smith has dissed the mainstream media companies he might sell to
Gabriel Sherman / @gabrielsherman: “And, of course, Fox's defining news brand, Fox News, is not popular among Vice's core audience.” http://www.nytimes.com/...
Suzy Khimm / @suzykhimm: “The average age of Vice's HBO viewers is 46 to 50.” http://www.nytimes.com/... Not exactly the gateway to millenials.
Rafat Ali / @rafat: Understatement of century: “Deals that combine hyped digital media cos with media congloms do not always end well.” http://www.nytimes.com/...
Miriam Gottfried / @miriamgottfried: TV news skews old. Not counting online, the average age of Vice's HBO viewers is 46 to 50. Fascinating stat. http://www.nytimes.com/...
James Crugnale / The Wrap: Disney Joins Bidders for Red-Hot Vice Media
Ian Schafer / @ischafer: The average age of Vice's HBO viewers is 46 to 50. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Dave Pell / @davepell: Many big media companies are bidding for the right to be the one that ruins Vice.http://www.nytimes.com/ ...
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: One of the problems with a Vice/TIme Warner Deal: Jeff Zucker hates Shane Smith. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Peter Lattman / @peterlattman: Rupert in Williamsburg! Iger wants in! Is Vice the future of TV or the next Myspace? @jonathanmahler & @ravisomaiya http://www.nytimes.com/...
Ben Fischer / @nybizfischer: Avg. age of HBO viewer of @VICE TV show is nearly 50. Wow. http://bizj.us/xvjhl Says more about the medium than it does the brand
Maura Johnston / @maura: I think Fox News might be more “popular among Vice's core audience” then stereotypes would have one think. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Jennifer Saba / @jennifersaba: The most surprising thing about this Vice story is that the average age of Vice's HBO viewers is 46 to 50 http://www.nytimes.com/...
Jim Roberts / @nycjim: Vice's Shane Smith looks as if he belongs at a Viking feast. Instead, he sips “cru Chablis poured by an assistant.” http://www.nytimes.com/...
Felix Salmon / @felixsalmon: Love this vision of Shane Smith “sipping chilled premier cru Chablis poured by an assistant” in his NYT interview http://www.nytimes.com/...
Lydia Polgreen / @lpolgreen: Vice Has Many Media Giants Salivating, but Its Terms Will Be Rich. Fascinating rise of a new media phenom. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times: Morning Fix ‘Think Like a Man Too’ cleans up. Stephen King on ‘Under the Dome.’
Jonah Kessel / @jonah_kessel: “Vice, which has produced just 11 hours of programming expressly for television” could be valued at $2.5 billion http://www.nytimes.com/...
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com:
CNN partnering with Georgia Institute of Technology to study drone use for journalism — CNN to study drone use for reporting — Seeking to speed up government rule-making about the use of drones in newsgathering, CNN and the Georgia Institute of Technology said Monday that they would jointly study …
Discussion: TVNewser, Politico, @dorseyshaw, @brianstelter and Poynter
Katy Bachman / Politico: CNN to study drone use for media coverage
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: What CNN's trying to do: speed up government rule-making about the use of drones for news. http://money.cnn.com/...
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter: CNN, Georgia Tech study tries to push FAA on drone use
Magazine publisher Felix Dennis ‘famed for his maverick and entrepreneurial style’ has died aged 67 — Publisher Felix Dennis has died aged 67 “after a long and painful battle with cancer”. — The businessman first found fame as one of the founders of 1960s counterculture magazine Oz …
Discussion: The Week UK, Guardian, AdAge, Mirror.co.uk, Bookseller news and Capital New York
Duncan Campbell / Guardian: Felix Dennis: poet, pioneer, party planner and prolific planter
Michael Sebastian / AdAge: Felix Dennis, Founder of Maxim and The Week, Dies at 67
Nigel Atkins / Mirror.co.uk: Maverick publisher Felix Dennis dies aged 67 after losing battle against cancer
Sarah Shaffi / Bookseller news: Felix Dennis dies
David Hepworth / Guardian:
Felix Dennis personified the buccaneering spirit magazines have lost
Felix Dennis personified the buccaneering spirit magazines have lost
Discussion: The Independent, @iburrell, @davidhepworth, @davidhepworth, Digital Spy, @davidhepworth, @harrymccracken, The New York Observer and FishbowlNY
Ian Burrell / The Independent: Felix Dennis obituary: My memories of this larger-than-life multimillionaire
Ian Burrell / @iburrell: The profits from Felix Dennis' publishing empire - The Week, Viz, Auto Express etc - will go to planting trees in Heart of England Forest
David Hepworth / @davidhepworth: I wrote a thing about the irreplaceable Felix Dennis for @mediaguardian. http://www.theguardian.com/...
David Hepworth / @davidhepworth: Felix Dennis is gone. I'll miss him. Sometimes right. Sometimes wrong. Always certain.
Mayer Nissim / Digital Spy: Publisher Felix Dennis dies, aged 67
David Hepworth / @davidhepworth: First time I met Felix Dennis he stood up and shouted “don't f—ing lie to me” at the top of his voice in a five star New York restaurant.
Harry McCracken / @harrymccracken: Gonzo magazine publisher Felix Dennis has died. The world will be a more boring place without him. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Ksmokeobserver / The New York Observer: Morning Media Mix: It's a Stickup
Richard Horgan / FishbowlNY: RIP: Felix Dennis
Tim Molloy / The Wrap:
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Sells Community Newspaper Group — Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is selling its Community Newspaper Group, which distributes more than 235,000 copies of its papers in New York City, to Les and Jennifer Goodstein, the publishers of such papers as Downtown Express and Gay City News.
Discussion: FishbowlNY, Media & Entertainment, Capital New York and Variety
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: News Corp Sells Community Newspaper Group
Matthew Flamm / Media & Entertainment: News Corp. sells community papers
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York: News Corp. sells Community Newspaper Group to Les and Jennifer Goodstein
Brent Lang / Variety: News Corp. Sells Community Newspaper Group
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Sports Illustrated Unveils A New Web Design And A Fantasy Sports App — It's been a busy few months for Time Inc. Not only has the publishing company spun out from Time Warner, it has also revamped the websites for its publications Time, Money, and Fortune. Now Sports Illustrated is launching a new website, and new products, too.
Discussion: Forbes, MediaWire Daily and Adweek
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Yahoo Hires Michael Isikoff as Chief Investigative Correspondent — Michael Isikoff, the investigative reporter who recently left NBC News, is joining Yahoo News as its chief investigative correspondent. He will start in August. — Mr. Isikoff will help build Yahoo's new investigative unit and will be based in Washington.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, @meganliberman, @jimpoco, @vivian, @isikoff, @peterlattman, FishbowlNY, @jasonleopold, The Wrap, @davidsirota, @annarobertson, @dklaidman and @jayrosen_nyu
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal: CMO Today: Marketers Losing Faith in Social
Megan Liberman / @meganliberman: ICYMI: Big news at @YahooNews! @Isikoff is joining us as Chief Investigative Correspondent. Thrilling! http://www.nytimes.com/...
Jim Impoco / @jimpoco: Nice hire! @meganliberman: @Isikoff is joining us as Chief Investigative Correspondent. Thrilling! http://www.nytimes.com/..."
Vivian Schiller / @vivian: Big get! RT @Isikoff: My new gig at Yahoo http://www.nytimes.com/...
Michael Isikoff / @isikoff: My new gig at Yahoo http://www.nytimes.com/...
Peter Lattman / @peterlattman: MIchael Isikoff joining Yahoo as its chief investigative correspondent.@melbournecoal http://www.nytimes.com/...
Jason Leopold / @jasonleopold: Michael Isikoff going to Yahoo; will help build Yahoo's new investigative unit as Chief Investigative Correspondent http://www.nytimes.com/...
David Sirota / @davidsirota: Good to see this about @Isikoff - good to see Yahoo make a move to invest in investigative journalism http://www.nytimes.com/...
Anna Robertson / @annarobertson: Welcome to @Yahoo Michael @Isikoff, joining @YahooNews as Chief Investigative Correspondent http://www.nytimes.com/...
Daniel Klaidman / @dklaidman: Psyched to be reunited with the great @isikoff Yahoo Hires Michael Isikoff as Chief Investigative Correspondent http://nyti.ms/V3z0lt
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
Vanity Fair to host conference in San Francisco this fall, charging $5K a ticket — Vanity Fair's Fall Conference Taps Power of the Rolodex — Vanity Fair magazine will host a conference in San Francisco this fall, becoming the latest publication to enter the potentially lucrative …
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Guardian Media Group and EFF amongst winners of Knight News Challenge; $3.4M for 19 projects — New Knight News Challenge winners receive funding to help strengthen the Internet — The Knight Foundation is out with the most recent group of winners in the Knight News Challenge …
Karen Fratti / 10,000 Words: Knight News Challenge Winners Focus on Open, Available, and Secure Internet
John Bracken / Knight Foundation: 19 projects win Knight News Challenge on strengthening the Internet
Georgia Popplewell / Global Voices: Global Voices Members Win Knight News Challenge Awards To Strengthen the Internet
Nieman Lab / @niemanlab: Libraries, the open web, and anti-censorship projects are among the latest Knight News Challenge winners http://www.niemanlab.org/...
Dpla / Digital Public Library of America: Digital Public Library of America wins Knight News Challenge award, receives $300,000 …
Natematias / MIT Center for Civic Media: A Single Point of Knowledge on Digital Rights funded by the Knight Foundation
Justin Ellis / @justinnxt: Here's a rundown on the 19 winning projects in the Knight News Challenge on saving the web http://www.niemanlab.org/... #civicmedia
Kimberlee Morrison / SocialTimes: Knight News Challenge 2014 Winners Announced
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
SCOTUSblog's appeal fails; can't get Senate press credential — If you spent any part of Monday checking SCOTUSblog for the Supreme Court orders, you're not alone — about 10,000 people were on its live blog around 10 a.m., Editor Amy Howe wrote. — But SCOTUSblog's indispensibility …
Discussion: @abeaujon, @billadairduke and @scotusblog
Andrew Beaujon / @abeaujon: While you checked SCOTUSblog today, the U.S. Senate Press Gallery denied its appeal to keep its press credential. http://www.poynter.org/...
Bill Adair / @billadairduke: Very disappointing: The old media-controlled Senate Press Gallery denies credential for new media @SCOTUSblog http://www.poynter.org/...
Twitter Denies Blocking Extremist Accounts in Russia — Twitter Inc. (TWTR) said it hasn't agreed to block extremist accounts in Russia, rebutting earlier statements by the country that access was being restricted. — Instead, the San Francisco-based microblogging service said it's …
Discussion: @policy, @policy, BuzzFeed, The Hill, Global Voices, VPN Creative and ITAR-TASS
@policy: (2/2) This week we will continue conversations in #Russia with government, civil society, and other Internet policy stakeholders.
@policy: (1/2) We held productive meetings in #Russia re: new blogger law. Opened new channels of communications but didn't agree to block accounts.
Julian Hattem / The Hill: Russia calls for Twitter censorship
Kevin Rothrock / Global Voices: Twitter's Game of Cat and Mouse in Russia
Jonathan Keane / VPN Creative: Russia Demands Twitter Remove “Extremist” Views