Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:30 PM ET, August 9, 2018

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:
Analysis of Infowars Twitter content shows videos that led to YouTube and other bans were still live, while other tweets showed more Twitter rules violations  —  Why Facebook,YouTube and Apple are removing InfoWars content  —  Twitter's vice president for trust and safety, Del Harvey …
RELATED:
Richard Allan / Facebook:
Max Fisher / New York Times:
After treating Facebook-fueled violence as occurring only in developing countries, the company now finds wealthier places aren't immune from hate speech issues  —  To Americans, Facebook's Alex Jones problem might seem novel, even unprecedented.  —  When does speech become unsafe?  When can it be limited?
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Twitter needs a code of values requiring it to make tough calls on high-profile and malevolent figures like Alex Jones  —  The platform won't ban the dangerous liar Alex Jones because he “hasn't violated our rules.”  Then what's the point of these rules?  —  This week, Alex Jones …
BuzzFeed News:
Apple says Infowars podcast violated company's hate speech guidelines but implies its app doesn't violate App Store guidelines
Charles Riley / CNNMoney:
Tribune calls off its $3.9B merger with Sinclair, sues Sinclair for breach of contract, seeking $1B in damages  —  Trump angry with FCC chair over Sinclair deal  —  The Sinclair Broadcast Group acquisition of Tribune Media is dead.  —  Tribune said in a statement Thursday that it has terminated …
RELATED:
Greg Roumeliotis / Reuters:
Sources: Donerail Group, led by former Starboard Value LP executive Will Wyatt, is in advanced talks to acquire Tronc  —  (Reuters) - Donerail Group, an investment firm led by former activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP executive Will Wyatt, is in talks to acquire Tronc Inc (TRNC.O) …
RELATED:
Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal:
News Corp beats estimates with revenue of $2.69B, a 29% increase YoY, reports net loss of $372M attributable to shareholders, in part due to Foxtel transaction  —  Write-off related to Australian TV deal contributes to net loss  —  The consolidation of Australian television assets helped …
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Samsung and Spotify partner to build Spotify's services into smartphones, Bixby, and other Samsung devices  —  Samsung has announced that it's entering a long-term partnership with Spotify, including support for the just-announced Galaxy Home smart speaker.
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Karin Pettersson, Schibsted's director of public policy, on her new role and the publication's relationship with Google and Facebook  —  “We can't say that Facebook is destroying democracy, but then have our newspapers collaborate with them very, very closely …
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
The Wall Street Journal has revamped its newsletters, whittling from 126 to about 40, trimming length, adding subscription requests, and improving interactivity  —  “The newsletter itself in your inbox is simply not enough.  What is it like to speak to the editor if you reply?
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Anchor announces Listener Support, a Patreon-style service that lets listeners pledge $0.99, $4.99, or $9.99 a month to podcasters  —  Anchor's app makes it really easy to throw together a podcast.  But if you keep doing that and manage to build an audience, there hasn't been an easy way to get paid for it.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 10:30 PM ET, August 9, 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: 
Lincoln Pigman / New York Times:
Authorities in Belarus detained at least 18 journalists, accusing them of illegally obtaining information from a state news agency; six have been released
 Earlier Picks: 
Tom Lasseter / Reuters:
How Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo of Myanmar landed in jail and what it signals for Myanmar's press freedom
Casey Newton / The Verge:
CEO says Pandora plans to launch its podcast genome project, a personalization feature announced in January and similar to its music recommendations, this year