Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
8:20 AM ET, October 17, 2014

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Guardian:
Whisper monitors users working for media companies and is developing a version of its app to conform to Chinese censorship rules  —  Revealed: how Whisper app tracks anonymous users  — Company shares some information with US Department of Defense  — User data collated and indefinitely stored in searchable database
RELATED:
John McDermott / Digiday:
BuzzFeed and Fusion cease partnership with Whisper in response to user privacy questions  —  Whisper: The anonymous app that isn't so anonymous after all  —  Whisper's chummy relationship with the publishing world appears to be backfiring.  The Guardian published a story Thursday revealing …
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Whisper's Neetzan Zimmerman responds to Guardian report: “We do not track or follow our users”  —  Whisper Just Wrote A 5-Page Response To A Scathing Security Report: ‘We Do Not Track Or Follow Our Users’  —  Two reporters at The Guardian spent three days at Whisper's Santa Monica headquarters …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
TV's Move to the Web Can Strengthen Its Cable Business  —  It's a pivotal time for TV: One by one, big networks are stepping out of the cable bundle and giving viewers a chance to watch their stuff on the Web.  But those networks also assume they're going to make most of their money from the cable bundle, for many years to come.
RELATED:
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
CBS to offer standalone web subscription service CBS All Access at $5.99/month in 14 cities
Donald R. Winslow / NPPA:
Syracuse disinvites WashPost Pulitzer photographer due to Ebola fears  —  UPDATED at 9:12 p.m. CST with response from Syracuse University  —  Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Michel du Cille of The Washington Post, who returned from covering the Ebola crisis in Liberia 21 days ago …
Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab:
Breaking up the pledge drive: Boston's WBUR wants to build a new model for public media funding  —  embership is having a moment in the world of media.  Companies like The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times among others are attempting to develop new sources of revenue …
Discussion: @indira_l and @justinnxt
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
IWantMedia site will go dark Monday  —  Fourteen-year-old IWantMedia.com will go dark on Monday.  —  Patrick Phillips, the founder of the IWantMedia site, who sold it to Guggenheim/Prometheus Partners for a mid-six-figure deal four years ago, is exiting after clashing with the current management team.
Discussion: @joepompeo and MediaWire Daily
Gideon Spanier / London Evening Standard:
Vice to launch local editions in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Brazil, and Mexico  —  Vice News to expand in London and overseas  —  Vice News, the hip online video-news organisation that has reported from global trouble spots such as Syria and Ukraine, today said it will launch …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Telegraph's Jason Seiken takes a non-editorial business role  —  The Telegraph Media Group (TMG) issued a bland press release today announcing “key new promotions... as part of its accelerated transformation plan.”  —  But it was easy to read between the lines of the corporate document.
Alexis Giles / SoundCloud:
Twitter partners with Soundcloud to launch Audio Card, a new way to share audio in timeline  —  Introducing SoundCloud tracks in your Twitter timeline with audio cards  —  Get ready to play some fresh SoundCloud tracks in your Twitter timeline on your mobile.
Michael Rondon / Folio:
A Look at NatGeo's Multiyear Deep-Dive Into Food  —  Building a product line around world food consumption.  —  Theme issues aren't anything new for publishers, but National Geographic is building out an entire product line and set of partnerships off of a magazine series on the future of food.
Alvin Lim / INMA:
Dissolving titles that separate digital employees in media companies  —  When new media isn't new anymore, perhaps it's time for media companies to rethink the way they assign titles working in the digital space.  —  Why is a journalist who works for a Web site is designated as an …
Discussion: @dkiesow
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 8:20 AM ET, October 17, 2014.

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
 
 Subscribe: 
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 
 
 More News: 
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Pageviews aren't perfect, but ad buyers see flaws in attention measures
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:
Publishers want out of Apple's Newsstand jail
John Glenday / The Drum:
Google faces tax on links to Spanish papers, threatens to drop them from Google News
Discussion: thetimes.co.uk
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitpic Couldn't Find An Acquirer, Will Shut Down After All On Oct 25th
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
CNN's Head of Digital Is Out Amid Widespread Cuts at Turner
Discussion: TVNewser and The Wrap, Thanks:@toddwasserman
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
AT&T/DirecTV to FCC: Critics Are Off Base; OK Deal ‘Swiftly’
The Center for Investigative Reporting:
WikiWash shines light on Wikipedia edits in meaningful way
 Earlier Picks: 
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
How the American Society of News Editors retooled to focus more on digital tools and editors
Discussion: The New York Observer
Matt Warman / Telegraph:
Amazon UK will use newspaper and magazine distributor Smiths News for same-day deliveries
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Reuters
Associated Press:
Myanmar journal owner, publisher, and journalists given 2 years for report on activist group
Amanda Meade / Guardian:
Fairfax Media to get rid of subeditors and photographers at regional papers
Discussion: @morgangodfery and Crikey
Kyle Wagner / Deadspin:
The Future Of The Culture Wars Is Here, And It's Gamergate