Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:15 AM ET, June 3, 2021

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
New York Times:
In 2020, Trump's DOJ secretly seized phone records from 2017 of four NYT reporters: Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eric Lichtblau, and Michael S. Schmidt  —  The admission by the Biden Justice Department followed similar recent disclosures to The Washington Post and CNN.
Joshua Darr / FiveThirtyEight:
Researchers say Americans are more likely to vote for one party up and down the ballot when local newspapers close and they get their news from national outlets  —  The laws of supply and demand aren't working for local news.  —  The local news business was devastated by COVID-19, even though consumers wanted more of its product.
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Twitter starts rolling out Birdwatch fact checking notes on iOS, Android, and desktop, visible only to participants in its pilot program  —  Twitter is looking to crowdsource its way out of misinformation woes with its new product Birdwatch which taps a network of engaged tweeters to add notes to misleading tweets.
CNN:
Trans writers and journalists struggle to get old bylines corrected, as company policies for updating bylines vary greatly across academic and news publishing  —  When Theresa Tanenbaum transitioned in 2019, she changed her name and began a years-long quest to correct the one she was given at birth …
Christina Maas / Reclaim The Net:
Washington State Supreme Court rules that YouTubers are not members of the “news media,” and therefore do not qualify for press privileges  —  Cementing the dominance of mainstream media.  —  If you're tired of cancel culture and censorship subscribe to Reclaim The Net.
Discussion: thenewstribune.com
Casey Newton / Platformer:
Censorship is becoming a crisis for social networks, as governments crack down on dissent and corporate content moderation stifles more speech than intended  —  A new presidential administration has a way of resetting the conversation.  —  The election of Donald Trump in 2016 triggered …
Charlotte Klein / Vanity Fair:
As a source says Gawker will return in fall, some Gawker alumni question its role in a crowded media world and whether Bustle will give it free reign  —  “Pugilistic” new editor in chief Leah Finnegan and her burgeoning masthead are drawing raves, but Gawker veterans question the notorious site's role …
Lauradixon / Global Investigative Journalism Network:
Nonprofit news outlets across the globe with a focus on health coverage showed their strengths during the pandemic with in-depth reporting  —  When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold last year, editors scrambled to rapidly assemble teams to cover the crisis.  Readers suddenly wanted …
Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
A spokesperson for Donald Trump says his blog, used to share statements after he was banned on Facebook and Twitter, has been permanently shut down  —  - Former President Donald Trump's blog has been permanently shut down.  — The page, “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump,” …
Agence France-Presse:
VTimes, one of Russia's last remaining independent media outlets, to shut this month after it was labeled a “foreign agent” by the justice ministry in May  —  VTimes, one of country's last remaining independent media outlets, to shut this month  —  One of Russia's …
Max Willens / Digiday:
Group Nine Media says it is working on a first-party data offering called In-Genuity to target audiences both on its sites and across social media platforms  —  Add Group Nine Media to the list of publishers looking to future-proof their direct sales business with first party data.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 9:15 AM ET, June 3, 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: 
Kayleigh Barber / Digiday:
Insider says its sales revenue is up 61% YoY in H1 2021, with more ad revenue in first five months of 2021 than all of 2020; half of Insider revenue is from ads
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Sean Mills, head of original content at Snap, is leaving after six years with the company; to date, Snap has launched or greenlit more than 125 original series
Michael King / The Streamable:
HBO Max with Ads launches for $9.99/mo, $5 cheaper than the ad-free plan, with a 15% discount for a year. and a maximum of four minutes of ads/hour
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
About 120 staffers in Hearst Magazine's sales, marketing, and ad unit, or just over 5% of the division's workforce, have accepted buyout offers
 Earlier Picks: 
Rachel Chitra / Reuters Institute for the Study …:
At least 474 Indian journalists have died from COVID-19 through May and reporters are now calling for vaccination access and timely medical care
Kate Clark / The Information:
Sources: Union Square Ventures has invested in publishing tool Mirror.xyz, which resembles Medium but adds funding options via NFT sales, at a $100M valuation
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
National Enquirer's publisher has agreed to pay $187,500 in a FEC settlement over a 2016 hush-money payment to Karen McDougal, who alleged an affair with Trump
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Discovery CEO David Zaslav announces the new name for the combination of Discovery and AT&T's WarnerMedia: Warner Bros. Discovery