Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Daily Mirror owners must pay £1.2m to celebrity phone-hacking victims — High court judge orders Trinity Mirror to compensate Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne and others for suffering caused by intrusions — The publisher of the Daily and Sunday Mirror has been ordered to pay £1.2m …
Discussion: BBC, Guardian, The Independent, Guardian, Guardian, Reuters, Guardian, UK - The Huffington Post, City A.M., Guardian, The Drum, The Drum, International Business Times, Financial Times, Guardian, Bloomberg Business, Daily Mail, Telegraph, Sky News, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Press Gazette and @marksweney
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Trinity Mirror phone hacking awards are astonishingly large
Alexander Sehmer / The Independent: Court rules on pay-outs to celebrity phone-hacking victims
Estelle Shirbon / Reuters: Phone-hacking victims win large damages from UK's Trinity Mirror
Sarah Ann Harris / UK - The Huffington Post: Paul Gascoigne And Sadie Frost Among Celebrities Awarded Record Phone Hacking Payouts From Daily Mirror
Joe Hall / City A.M.: Phone hacking scandal: Trinity Mirror sets aside further £16m after being ordered to pay £1.2m compensation
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Phone-hacking victims: lives ‘torn apart’ by decade of mistrust and paranoia
Paul Connew / The Drum: Trinity Mirror's £1.2m phone-hacking payouts are an early chapter in what will be a long …
John McCarthy / The Drum: Trinity Mirror to pay high-profile phone-hacking victims £1.2m
Nigel Roddis / International Business Times: Phone-Hacking Victims Win Damages From Trinity Mirror Group
Jane Martinson / Guardian: Mirror phone-hacking payouts will have wider impact on the press
Daily Mail: Paul Gascoigne, Sadie Frost and Shane Ritchie win big payouts from Mirror Group Newspapers …
Danny Boyle / Telegraph: Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne and Alan Yentob in phone-hacking payouts from Mirror
Rory Gallivan / Wall Street Journal: Daily Mirror Unit Ordered to Pay $1.88 Million to Phone-Hacking Victims
Press Gazette: Paul Goscoigne wins £188,250 phone-hacking damages from Mirror titles - other celeb payouts top £100k
Mark Sweney / @marksweney: Trinity Mirror considering appealing over the “incorrect” basis for calculating the £1.2m awarded over phone hacking http://www.theguardian.com/...
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Mirror's phone hacking made ‘News of the World look like cottage industry’ — Testimony at high court details alleged culture of phone hacking at tabloid titles so prevalent it dwarfed Fleet Street rivals — After years of rebuttals, numerous assurances under oath to the Leveson inquiry …
Discussion: Featured Articles, @dansabbagh, @martin_hickman, @obligateme and @dogsbarker
Rebecca Gillie / Featured Articles: Mirror phone-hacking: celebs queue up after £1.2m payout
Dan Sabbagh / @dansabbagh: How years of Mirror Group denials were undone by a few weeks in the courtroom - http://www.theguardian.com/...
Martin Hickman / @martin_hickman: Great analysis by @JoshHalliday. Trinity Mirror lied and lied, but today the music stopped. http://www.theguardian.com/...
Sherrie Brick / @obligateme: let's just say trinity mirror aren't the only ones who lied & lied eh guardian? https://twitter.com/...
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Digital breakthrough: Times advertisers agree to pay same rate for tablet edition as print — Times advertisers are to begin paying the same rate for display advertising in the title's tablet edition as they do in print. — The agreement, reached with a number of key ad agencies …
Discussion: @mathewi and @dannysullivan
Erin Gloria Ryan / Jezebel:
How Al Jazeera America Went from a Home for Idealists to a Sexist Mess — On the morning of May 6, two manholes near Penn Station in Manhattan exploded in succession, spooking pedestrians and temporarily snarling traffic on 8th Avenue as investigators scratched their heads.
Discussion: The Daily Caller, Poynter, @glcarlstrom, @tomgara, @mattdamours, @taliawhyte, @max_read and @thekarami
Jim Treacher / The Daily Caller: BREAKING: Al Jazeera America Is Sexist, Anti-Semitic
James Warren / Poynter: Clinton swamp nabs another newsman
Gregg Carlstrom / @glcarlstrom: More great details here on how Al Jazeera America seems to be more dysfunctional than the Egyptian bureaucracy. http://jezebel.com/...
Tom Gara / @tomgara: Some great details here from the Aljazeera America clusterf**k. http://jezebel.com/... pic.twitter.com/ti3Qyn4GMA
Matt D'Amours / @mattdamours: Fantastic piece on the troubles of Al Jazeera America - and the wider culture of newsrooms. Kudos to @morninggloria! http://jezebel.com/...
Talia Whyte / @taliawhyte: Disappointing what's happening at AJAM. Hope they can get it together. BBC & Democracy Now are still dependable... http://bit.ly/1FoRHCk
Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk:
New Deutsche Welle app, due in June, will have geolocated push alerts for eyewitness media — New DW app will have geolocated push alerts for eyewitness media — The German outlet hopes the new approach will generate more contributions and story ideas from all over the world
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
TV overtakes radio as most popular platform for international news for the first time in BBC history, as global audience passes 300M — BBC global audience passes 300 million — Television overtakes radio as most popular platform for international news for first time in corporation's history
Discussion: @marksweney and BT.com
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Time magazine, The Economist, Forbes, and Quartz among pubs creating audio versions of stories to engage mobile users — Time channels radio to boost mobile time spent — Digital media is going back to the future by channeling the early days of radio by giving digital visitors the option of having the news read to them.
Julie Keck / Mediashift: Daily Must Reads, May 20, 2015
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
More than two dozen publishers agree to drop licensing fees for climate change content ahead of December UN summit — Global news organisations agree to share climate change content — The Guardian, El País, Le Monde and China Daily are among 25 publishers aiming to raise awareness in the runup to the next UN summit
Discussion: @savethearctic and @unfccc
Save The Arctic / @savethearctic: “Climate change is the biggest challenge humanity is facing” Publications across globe to collaborate >> http://www.theguardian.com/...
Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
Techmeme adds an author leaderboard, introduces a linking-based metric to rank by “Leadership” — Today we've expanded our Leaderboard page to offer four lists instead of one. In addition to ranking publications, we now rank authors. On top of that, we've introduced a second ranking method …
Discussion: The Daily Dot, @fmanjoo, @hunterwalk, @jguynn, @tonyromm, @davemcclure, @apollozac, @jbrodkin, @mikeisaac, @loic, @caseynewton, @joannastern, @jtemple, @kimzetter, @panzer, @jeffjohnroberts, Poynter, @ashleymayer, @dannysullivan, @mathewi, @anthonyha and @mathewi
Taylor Hatmaker / The Daily Dot: Who we'd sleep with on Techmeme's new Top 100 list
Farhad Manjoo / @fmanjoo: Jesus @markgurman's domination over everyone is a thing to behold. http://techmeme.com/lb
Hunter Walk / @hunterwalk: Actually it's about Leadership in tech journalism
Dave McClure / @davemcclure: ATTN startup founders: get 2 know these ppl @Techmeme leaderboard: http://news.techmeme.com/... @GabeRivera @500startups http://twitter.com/...
The real Jon Brodkin / @jbrodkin: there are 13 people on my kill list... http://www.techmeme.com/lb pic.twitter.com/ZcJ8ovvUiq
Big David's Big Data / @mikeisaac: obviously the takeaway here is that i am more frequently linked to and featured on techmeme than @fmanjoo
Loic Le Meur / @loic: Techmeme adds an author leaderboard, introduces a linking-based metric to rank by “Leadership” - Techmeme News http://news.techmeme.com/...
Casey Newton / @caseynewton: Tip to all tech PR people: don't bother pitching anyone below 22 on this list — they are totally irrelevant http://techmeme.com/lb
James Temple / @jtemple: I feel like I got unfairly dinged on this @Techmeme Leaderboard for not writing a single story in 2015! http://www.techmeme.com/lb
Kim Zetter / @kimzetter: @Techmeme Great. Another tool for editors to use to beat down writers who aren't at the top of the board. Journalism isn't a horse race.
Matthew Panzarino / @panzer: Love you too, @techmeme http://news.techmeme.com/... pic.twitter.com/odVeGsQBkj
Jeff Roberts / @jeffjohnroberts: .@Techmeme's new Leadership board will be catnip to certain journos. Also, editor @gaberivera can write (see wry Q&A) http://news.techmeme.com/...
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter: Here are the 10 scoopiest tech reporters, according to Techmeme
Ashley Mayer / @ashleymayer: New author-specific leaderboards. PR people, release your pitches in 5...4...3...2... http://news.techmeme.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: Best part of FAQ on new @Techmeme Leaderboard lists http://news.techmeme.com/... http://twitter.com/...
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: As usual, @gaberivera's fake questions in his Q & A are the best: http://news.techmeme.com/...
Matthew Pennington / Associated Press:
US group: Foreign authors censored in China without knowing — WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S.-based advocacy group is warning Western authors to be vigilant of censorship of their work in China's fast-growing book publishing industry, which is sometimes done without their knowledge.
Discussion: Guardian, New York Times, South China Morning Post and Inside Higher Ed
Chris Buckley / New York Times: Liu Xiaobo Is Locked Up in China, and Locked Out of the Translation of a Paul Auster Novel
Elizabeth Redden / Inside Higher Ed: Report on Foreign Authors and Censorship in China
Annie Berrones / The Official Twitch Blog:
Twitch adds VOD to mobile apps; asks Android users to download new app rather than update old due to possible security vulnerability — Video On Demand Comes To Mobile! — You've been asking for it, we've been working on it, and it's finally here: VODs on mobile!
Discussion: Droid Gamers, destructoid, Shacknews, Examiner, Android Authority, Ubergizmo, VentureBeat, Engadget, 9to5Mac and The Next Web
AndrewH / Droid Gamers: Twitch finally brings on-demand VODs to their mobile app with their latest update today
Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority: Twitch brings on-demand video support to its Android app
Adnan Farooqui / Ubergizmo: Twitch Finally Lets You Watch Past Broadcasts On Mobile
Giancarlo Valdes / VentureBeat: Twitch adds on-demand videos to mobile app
Henry Mance / Financial Times:
MailOnline reports sharp slowdown in growth despite US push — MailOnline — the world's most popular English-language newspaper website — has seen a sharp slowdown in growth despite a much-heralded push into the US. — Revenues at the lossmaking website, once dubbed “journalism crack” …
Discussion: Press Gazette, DMGT and Guardian