Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:15 PM ET, January 12, 2021

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
David Folkenflik / NPR:
Public radio stations have sent a protest to NYT after the collapse of Caliphate, citing Michael Barbaro's behavior and presence of Andy Mills  —  An influential group of more than 20 public radio stations in major cities across the country are condemning the actions of The New York Times …
RELATED:
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
In reply to a group of public radio stations who aired Caliphate, the NYT acknowledged errors in how it rolled out the retraction of key episodes of the podcast
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Sources: VOA White House reporter Patsy Widakuswara has been reassigned by the director after she sought to question Pompeo after his speech  —  The director of the Voice of America ordered the reassignment of a reporter for the international news organization after she sought to ask questions …
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Sheldon Adelson, GOP megadonor and owner of The Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada's biggest newspaper, is dead at 87  —  Mr. Adelson drew a cornucopia of cash from his empire of casinos and resort hotels and poured money into right-wing causes.  —  Sheldon G. Adelson, a cabdriver's son …
Formerly CNE Audio:
In open letter, 11 former Condé Nast Audio staff members describe consistent mismanagement, like understaffing, poor communication, abrupt ends to their tenures  —  In the summer of 2020, Condé Nast launched Condé Nast Audio with a slate of flagship podcasts planned for WIRED, Vogue, and Pitchfork.
The Marshall Project:
Wesley Lowery joins the Marshall Project as a contributing editor and will spearhead an initiative to develop originally reported local investigative stories  —  Wesley Lowery is joining The Marshall Project as a contributing editor.  He will spearhead a new initiative to develop original …
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Nielsen releases lists of 2020's most popular streaming content in the US, based on minutes watched: Netflix dominates TV series and Disney+ does well in movies  —  Because streaming services only release viewership numbers selectively, and because each one uses its own methodology …
Keith L. Alexander / Washington Post:
US attorney's office in Washington, DC, says it will begin investigating assaults and threats on the media from January 6 and asks victims to contact its office  —  Federal prosecutors in Washington are asking members of the press who were victims of assaultive behavior or threats on Jan. 6 …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Univision announces plans to launch PrendeTV, a free, Spanish-language, ad-supported streaming service in Q1 with 30 channels  —  Univision, the largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S., will announce today the launch of “PrendeTV,” a free, ad-supported streaming service, sources tell Axios.
Telegraph:
Sir David Barclay, owner of the Telegraph Media Group with his twin brother Sir Frederick, has died at 86  —  One friend recalled that he was ‘able to read the economic tea-leaves like few people of his generation’  —  Sir David Barclay, who has died unexpectedly after a short illness aged 86 …
Discussion: @peterhoskinstv and @janemartinson
Sara Fischer / Axios:
CEO of digital outlet Ozy says it has 20M subs, revenue has grown 50% YoY for four years, and it turned a profit for the first time in 2020 with $50M in revenue  —  OZY brought in $50 million in revenue last year, helping it hit profitability for the first time in its 7-year history.
A.J. Katz / TVNewser:
Fox News names Jason Klarman president of its streaming service, Fox Nation; he will remain marketing chief for the company as well  —  Fox News evp of marketing Jason Klarman has been named President of Fox Nation, Fox News Media's streaming service.  Klarman will also retain his role …
Discussion: Mediaite, nexttv.com, Variety and The Wrap
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 6:15 PM ET, January 12, 2021.

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: 
Yousef Munayyer / Washington Post:
Journalists comparing the Capitol attack to the Middle East or South America ignorantly invoke American exceptionalism and omit US history of political violence
Dade Hayes / Deadline:
fuboTV says it is acquiring sports betting company Vigtory, which it will use to launch a sportsbook later this year
 Earlier Picks: 
Patrick Frater / Variety:
Study: Asia's online video market passed $30B in 2020 as subscription revenue overtook ads for the first time; avg. growth/year is projected at 12% until 2025
U.S. Press Freedom Tracker:
From June 15, 2015 to the day he was suspended from Twitter, Trump posted 2,520 anti-press tweets, more than one a day, peaking in the last year
Brian Stelter / CNN:
Fox News will replace one of its only nighttime hours of news coverage with a right-wing opinion show, signifying a further shift toward incendiary programming
Kayleigh Barber / Digiday:
After laying off half its staff in Feb. 2020, Protocol's president says it had 7M unique visitors last year and is planning an international expansion
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Memo: Cumulus Media, which employs some of the most popular right-leaning US talk radio hosts, tells personalities to stop suggesting the election was stolen
Robin Givhan / Washington Post:
The informal image on Vogue's print cover of VP-elect Kamala Harris draws criticism for lacking respect, authority, and grandeur