Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:40 AM ET, June 21, 2017

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
An inside look at how The Guardian's US operation has struggled to crack America, with some sources comparing it to a glorified foreign bureau for the UK paper  —  The Guardian's US newsroom didn't become the voice of the Bernie left during the election.  It didn't break huge campaign scoops.
Mădălina Ciobanu / Journalism.co.uk:
Media research firm Kaleida launches The Attention Index, an open-source algorithm to measure the quality and impact of stories  —  The index looks at whether a story is featured prominently on the homepage and for how long, as well as how readers engage with it on Facebook, to measure attention
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Millennial news site Mic raises $6.5M from WPP, one of the world's largest ad agencies, in addition to the Series C round it announced in April  —  Millennials remain a hot target for digital marketing and advertising, and so perhaps unsurprisingly, a startup building news …
Jason Leopold / BuzzFeed:
Secret 107-page Department of Defense report says Chelsea Manning leaks were largely insignificant and did not cause any real harm to US interests  —  Prosecutors said Wikileaks disclosures about Iraq and Afghanistan posed a major threat to America's national security.
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
McClatchy's ongoing digital transition: producing 29K pieces of local content a month, with 1K driving over half readership; print ads make up 25% of revenue  —  If you are a reporter at one of McClatchy's 31 papers, you will have this meeting sometime in the next year, or you may have already:
The New York Times Company:
The New York Times names new deputy editorial page editor: Kathleen Kingsbury, managing editor for digital at The Boston Globe and a 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner  —  The New York Times announced today that Kathleen Kingsbury has been named deputy editorial page editor of The New York Times.
Discussion: @katiekings, Media Nation and @jseglin
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
In a first for broadcasters, Fox to adopt six-second ads that are created internally and billed by viewable impressions  —  Short format will air first on-demand, later on linear  —  Fox Networks Group said it will adopt the six-second ad format introduced by YouTube.
Discussion: Adweek and Ad Age
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Interview with Jonah Peretti on BuzzFeed's potential IPO, NBCUniversal's influence, the future of TV and video, and founders as CEOs  —  Jonah Peretti launched BuzzFeed in 2006, after co-founding the Huffington Post a year earlier, as a proof-of-concept for how to create and track viral content.
Discussion: Variety, @mathewi and Financial Times
David Shimer / New York Times:
German police raid homes of 36 accused of hateful posts on social media including threats, coercion, and incitement to racism, amid push for social media bill  —  In a coordinated campaign across 14 states, the German police on Tuesday raided the homes of 36 people accused of hateful postings …
Discussion: @notuberhat, @stollmeyereu and CNET
campaignlive.co.uk:
Mashable launches UK edition on Snapchat Discover  —  After a successful two-year global content partnership with Snapchat, Mashable UK has rolled out a UK-specific edition on its Discover platform.  —  Produced by Mashable's London based team, and led by its UK editor, Anne-Marie Tomchak …
David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review:
Drive-by attempts at covering Trump country result in oversimplified stories and suggest national media isn't addressing its deficiencies in a sustained way  —  Salena Zito needs a new Jeep.  Her current model is slowly dying after 14 years and more than 300,000 miles on the road …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Spotify tests letting labels pay to put singles on free tier users' playlists; while an opt-out option is available, the scheme is reminiscent of radio payola  —  A mysterious “Sponsored Content” opt-out setting recently appeared in Spotify, and now the streaming giant has confirmed to TechCrunch what it's about.
Tara Palmeri / Politico:
Sources: Spicer is leading a search for his replacement as press secretary, having spoken with radio host Laura Ingraham and Daily Mail editor David Martosko  —  White House press secretary Sean Spicer has spoken with radio host Laura Ingraham and Daily Mail editor David Martosko, among others.
RELATED:
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 9:40 AM ET, June 21, 2017.

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: 
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Rick and Jill Larson, owners of the studio at the center of the Netflix OITNB leak, reveal what happened when they were targeted by hackers, including extortion
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
UK regulator Ofcom submitted its review of the proposed 21st Century Fox-Sky takeover deal to the UK govt; UK Culture Sec expected to make statement on June 29
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
CNN to invest $40M in its in-house startup Great Big Story over the next two years, turning it into 24-hour streaming service, distributed on Sling TV, others
 Earlier Picks: 
Nilagia McCoy / Shorenstein Center:
In a new Shorenstein paper, Iranian journalist Yeganeh Rezaian examines the difficulties women reporters face while working in Muslim countries
Anthony Crupi / Ad Age:
Megyn Kelly's interview with Alex Jones featured 17 paid ad spots compared with shows premiere which carried 34, and had 43% fewer viewers than inaugural show