Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
3:15 PM ET, November 19, 2017

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Bloomberg:
With ads hard to sell and VC hard to raise, sources say media startups like Defy Media and Uproxx consider, like Mashable, selling to bigger companies  —  Defy Media, Uproxx also weigh sale as capital to grow dries up  —  Web publishers that made ‘pivot to video’ struggle to sell ads
RELATED:
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Sources: IAC is exploring selling The Daily Beast, but the company has no formal sales effort in place  —  Digital media is facing a reckoning.  —  The start-ups that were once the darlings of the industry are facing budget shortfalls and revenue declines as they struggle to survive …
Discussion: Simple Justice and @dylanbyers
Jenna McLaughlin / Foreign Policy:
A look back at coverage of WikiLeaks, Assange, and Guccifer 2.0 documents in Jared Kushner's New York Observer  —  The New York Observer, owned by Trump's son-in-law, was a friendly outlet for the 2016 Russian hackers.  —  In the fall of 2014, Julian Assange, the embattled head of WikiLeaks …
David Shepardson / Reuters:
FCC approves ATSC 3.0 TV broadcast standard, dubbed “Next Gen TV”, with interactive features, UHD support, and geotargeted emergency alerts and advertisements  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the use of new technology that will improve picture quality …
April Glaser / Slate:
Communications Decency Act, section 230 protects websites from liability for users' posts and has enabled both website growth and hate speech, disinformation  —  But also made the internet what we have today.  —  The internet didn't have to turn out this way.
Discussion: Simple Justice
New York Times:
With $600M stake in Meredith's offer to buy Time Inc., the Kochs inch closer to becoming media moguls  —  Four years ago, Charles G. and David H. Koch seemed poised to control some of the country's biggest newspapers.  Known for using their vast wealth and network of donors to advance …
Discussion: Publishing Executive
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Interview with Funny or Die CEO Mike Farah on partnering with AMC, remaining independent, scale, and how most virality is driven by Facebook  —  Mike Farah discusses the evolution of digital content, partnering with AMC and charting an independent path: “I don't like to chase.
Rick Stengel / Politico:
Former US under secretary of state describes the Russian disinformation campaign on Crimea in 2014 and how the same tactics were used in the 2016 US election  —  Russian disinformation around Ukraine set the stage for the Kremlin's election meddling here.  Clinton saw it coming, but couldn't stop it.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 3:15 PM ET, November 19, 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: 
Ryan Ori / Chicago Tribune:
Tronc says the Chicago Tribune will leave Tribune Tower in Q2 2018, leasing space in a building overlooking Millennium Park
Amanda Robb / Rolling Stone:
An investigation into the roots of Pizzagate: the real people behind some of the social accounts that later were amplified by bots
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: Vice Media suspends Jason Mojica, head of documentary film unit, as part of an investigation into sexual harassment allegations
 Earlier Picks: 
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter confirms it is testing a feature that will make it easier to publish tweetstorms
Discussion: Android Police
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Forbes says it is reducing print frequency from 14 issues/year to 10 and also cutting 20 people from payroll
Maxwell Tani / Business Insider:
Vox Media editorial and video staffers announce plans to join Writers Guild of America East