Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:20 PM ET, March 7, 2018

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Sources: local TV anchors at Sinclair stations are concerned about mandatory corporate promotion language that claims national media outlets publish fake news  —  “This is so manipulative.”  —  That's an anchor at a local TV station owned by Sinclair, describing the company's latest mandate …
RELATED:
RELATED:
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
In an interview, Peter Thiel says he is pursuing Gawker through the courts because Terry Bollea is owed money and does not plan to destroy site's archives  —  Peter Thiel is Silicon Valley's homegrown Cassandra.  He warned for years that the big tech companies were arrogant and clueless and less good for mankind than they believed.
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
NYT journalist Farhad Manjoo spent nearly two months relying solely on print for his news and concluded that digital has broken how we process information  —  I first got news of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., via an alert on my watch.  Even though I had turned off news notifications months ago …
Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
NYT editor using “Millennials to Snake People” Chrome extension swapped “Great Recession” for “Time of Shedding and Cold Rocks” in post, had to write correction  —  Text-altering browser extensions are all fun and games until you forget to turn them off in the most awkward situations possible.
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Snap plans layoffs to its engineering department, the largest layoffs to date; source says about 100 people, less than 10% of the unit, are affected  —  Snap Inc. is preparing its largest round of layoffs to date, Cheddar has learned.  —  The Snapchat-maker plans to announce …
Wall Street Journal:
Newsweek Media Group says it fired two engineers connected with code that inflated ad metrics, says it removed code; some ad tech firms cut ties with company  —  Newsweek's international sites ran code that allegedly generated invalid traffic; Newsweek Media Group says it has removed the code, fired two employees linked to issues
RELATED:
Craig Silverman / @craigsilverman:   Staff at Newsweek-owned International Business Times UK have been informed of layoffs; source says most employees are being let go
Dan Seiffert / Boston Business Journal:
The Boston Globe is increasing the price of its print subscription by up to 80%, meaning daily delivery will cost some customers $1,347 a year  —  The priciest regional daily newspaper in the U.S. is about to get pricier, with as much as an 80 percent increase possible for some home delivery subscribers.
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
Weekly music mag NME, the UK's equivalent of Rolling Stone, is ending its print edition but will continue to operate digitally  —  Publisher of music magazine consulting about redundancies, while title will continue online … The NME is to cease publication in print after 66 years …
Etan Vlessing / Hollywood Reporter:
CBS COO says its CBS All Access streaming service will air six to seven original series within the next year, to drive subscriptions and compete with Netflix  —  At an investors conference, Joseph Ianniello also talked ‘The Twilight Zone’ reboot, Showtime and international expansion.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Tubefilter and Engadget
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 10:20 PM ET, March 7, 2018.

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: 
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube is rolling out YouTube Studio for all creators, adding a dashboard and new metrics, including impressions when a viewer sees a video thumbnail
Alexander Osipovich / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Spotify has chosen Citadel Securities to handle its direct listing on NYSE and be its market maker
 Earlier Picks: 
Marc Bennetts / The Guardian:
BBC journalist Farida Rustamova has accused senior Russian politician Leonid Slutsky of sexually harassing her during an interview in his parliamentary office
Joan E. Solsman / CNET:
Netflix's Chief Product Officer Greg Peters says the platform's 117M members streamed to 450M devices in February
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Examining “community information districts”, in which residents would agree to fees to support local journalism, similar to service districts for fire safety
Shonda Novak / Austin American-Statesman:
The Austin American-Statesman is being sold to GateHouse Media for $47.5M, ending 41+ years of ownership by Cox Enterprises; deal expected to close April 2