Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
8:30 AM ET, June 23, 2017

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Michael Calderone / HuffPost:
Journalists condemn White House ban on video at press briefing as WHCA President Jeff Mason says the group is working on the issue  —  “They don't want the American public to see this live,” CNN's Wolf Blitzer said as video coverage is again barred.  —  Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee …
RELATED:
Susan Wojcicki / YouTube Blog:
At VidCon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announces 1.5B logged-in viewers visit YouTube each month, says YouTube TV will expand to 10 markets, and more  —  I just got off stage after a great conversation with Rhett and Link at VidCon, where we announced a number of exciting new updates.
Katrina Manson / Financial Times:
Group of Arab states tells Qatar to close state-owned Al Jazeera and all affiliated channels as part of a list of demands to be met in 10 days  —  Read next … Kuwait has passed on a list that gives Qatar 10 days to comply with a series of demands from the Arab states that cut ties with it more than two weeks ago.
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Tesla is talking to music labels about creating its own streaming service that would be bundled with its cars  —  Why not work directly with Spotify, Apple and others?  Good question.  —  Put this one in the “You can do that, but why would you want to do that?” file …
Graham Ruddick / The Guardian:
Facebook launches Online Civil Courage Initiative in UK to fight hate speech and extremist content, will train and support charities and anti-terror groups  —  Firm's Online Civil Courage Initiative, already launched in Germany and France, aims to help charities and NGOs identify and eliminate hate speach
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Sources: Bloomberg News lays off about a half-dozen employees amid newsroom reorganization  —  Bloomberg News has reorganized a part of the newsroom into a “breaking news” team to handle first versions and first 15 mins of breaking news, mainly to focus an expanded breaking news team to catch and break news faster.
Discussion: @talkingbiznews and @vb2b
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Filing: Sean Parker and Klaus Hommels leave Spotify board as ex-Disney COO Thomas Staggs, ex-YouTube exec Shishir Mehrotra, others join ahead of rumored IPO  —  As Spotify inches its way to a public listing, the streaming music company — which now has 140 million users — has made some significant changes to its board of directors.
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
The gunman motivated by the Pizzagate conspiracy theory, Edgar Maddison Welch, gets four years in prison  —  The North Carolina man who commandeered a pizza restaurant at gunpoint in Northwest Washington to investigate a false Internet rumor of a pedophile ring there was sentenced to four years in in prison Thursday.
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Reuters report: ad blocking growth stalls, 18% of 18-24-year-olds in US pay for online news, 33% of same age globally use social media as their main news source  —  The Reuters Institute's annual report on digital news contains some surprises.  —  The United States recently elected an unusual president.
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
Republican coal baron Robert Murray is suing John Oliver, HBO, Time Warner, and the writers for Oliver's show over the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight  —  A Republican coal baron is suing John Oliver, HBO, Time Warner, and the writers for Oliver's show over the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight.
RELATED:
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 8:30 AM ET, June 23, 2017.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
 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 X
Mediagazer on Mastodon
 
 
 More News: 
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Sources: Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge eyes Atlanta's Cox Communications as acquisition target, but Cox has long said it's not interested in a sale
Discussion: BGR, Consumerist and TVWeek.com
 Earlier Picks: 
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Yahoo's News Digest app, which delivered news updates twice daily, to shut down June 30
Shareen Pathak / Digiday:
Profile of 14-year-old media consultancy MediaLink, an industry connector and its move into recruitment as the company's revenue reaches $54M/year
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Sources: conservative pundit Hugh Hewitt will host a live half-hour show on MSNBC, airing Saturdays at 8am and beginning this week
 

 
From Techmeme:

David Weston / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft estimates that CrowdStrike's update affected 8.5M Windows devices, or less than 1% of all Windows machines

Steven Levy / Wired:
A look at Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz's self-interested Trump support, including the “final straw”, a Biden proposal to tax unrealized capital gains at 25%

OCCRP:
An investigation details how scammers are using crypto ATMs to commit fraud; the FBI says US losses from scams carried out via crypto ATMs was $120M+ in 2023

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
memeorandum
 What US political commentators are discussing online right now
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page