Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:30 PM ET, May 2, 2018

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Wall Street Journal:
Cambridge Analytica is shutting down, says founder of its British affiliate, following the Facebook data misuse scandal  —  Company had lost multiple clients in recent months  —  Cambridge Analytica , a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook, which relies on Republicans to advocate for minimal regulation, is bringing in advisers to investigate claims it's biased against conservative voices  —  To address allegations of bias, Facebook is bringing in two outside advisors — one to conduct a legal audit of its impact …
RELATED:
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Zuckerberg says Facebook won't pay annual fees to publishers, an idea floated by Murdoch, and emphasizes interest in helping news outlets sell subscriptions  —  Sorry, Rupert Murdoch: Facebook isn't a pay TV company.  —  Quick memo to Rupert Murdoch, Jonah Peretti and other media executives …
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Zuckerberg says Facebook is already ranking news organizations based on trust, will invest billions to fight fake news, remains committed to WhatsApp encryption  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based …
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Bloomberg's paywall, beginning Wednesday, costs $35/month, or $40/month with Businessweek subscription and events; non-subscribers can see 10 stories/month free  —  The paywall, which allows visitors to read 10 articles a month for free, includes a $39.99 option that comes with a subscription …
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
At NewFronts on Tuesday, Verizon's Oath announced a slate of 10 new original video series, documentaries, and live shows, plus a partnership with Samsung  —  Becomes content partner for Samsung devices  —  Oath announced a slate of 10 new original video series, documentaries and live show …
Discussion: Adweek, VideoInk and Tubefilter
RELATED:
Jessica Toonkel / Reuters:
Verizon's Oath signs distribution deal to place four of its apps, Newsroom, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, and Go90, on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ devices in the US
Tiffany Hsu / New York Times:
Sources: Wendell Jamieson, the NYT editor who resigned after an internal investigation, was accused of inappropriate behavior by at least three female employees  —  Wendell Jamieson, the metro editor whose resignation was announced by The New York Times on Monday after an internal investigation …
RELATED:
David Beard / Poynter:
South Florida Sun Sentinel puts a moratorium on gun ads and apologizes for failing to follow its own policy of not placing gun ads on the front page  —  “It's a mess.  It's horrible.”  —  That's Julie Anderson, editor-in-chief of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, reacting …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Media exec Merrill Brown launches The News Project, a platform for news publishers, built by 10up, that includes AP wire access and uses Piano subscription tech  —  A group of media, journalism and tech companies has joined veteran media executive Merrill Brown to create …
Discussion: MediaPost
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 6:30 PM ET, May 2, 2018.

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 Twitter
 
 
 More News: 
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Condé Nast says Wired, GQ, and Bon Appetit will get streaming channels to be carried on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire; Wired channel will launch later this year
Discussion: MediaPost and Deadline
The Villager Newspaper:
Journalist Mary Reinholz says NBC's Tom Brokaw made an unwanted advance on her 50 years ago, when he was a married anchor in LA and she was a young reporter
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
UK-based The New Statesman to launch a website covering North America, edited by Nicky Woolf, as part of a “major online expansion”
Washington Post:
Oath's Senior Director of Product Jeffrey Turner has been named Head of Ad Product at The Washington Post
 Earlier Picks: 
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
A look at the 2018 Pulitzer-winning Santa Rosa Press Democrat, which local investors bought from Halifax Media nearly six years ago
Craig Shirley / LifeZette:
Reagan scholar and biographer Craig Shirley pens op-ed opposing Sinclair's merger with Tribune, on site co-founded by conservative personality Laura Ingraham
Jason Schwartz / Politico:
A look at year-old Tennessee Star, a conservative site that covers local and state politics, reposts content from LifeZette and Daily Caller, and hopes to grow
Discussion: New York Magazine