Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:55 PM ET, June 22, 2021

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
European Commission says it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether Google favors its own display ad tech over rivals  —  Brussels to examine whether US group broke rules by giving an advantage to its own services  —  The EU has announced a formal investigation …
Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
Dean Baquet defends Maggie Haberman after a Fox News article accused her of being fixated on Trump and failing to properly cover Joe Biden  —  - Fox News article says Pulitzer winner biased against Trump  — Bacquet salutes ‘one of the finest journalists of her generation’
David Griner / Adweek:
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Sources: the owner of The Hill, Jimmy Finkelstein, has ramped up efforts to sell the DC-based publication; one source says The Hill has held talks with Nexstar  —  The Hill, a Beltway-based print publication that receives significant national traffic to its digital website …
Christopher Williams / Sydney Morning Herald:
Sources: News UK is competing with Dazn and ITV for a UK sports broadcasting partnership with BT Sport  —  Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size  —  Rupert Murdoch is exploring a tie-up with BT's television arm as the nonagenarian attempts to reshape and secure his media legacy amid the decline of print newspapers.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Quartz co-founders Kevin Delaney and Jay Lauf and NYT's Erin Grau launch a new media and services company, Charter, centered around the future of work  —  Quartz co-founders Kevin Delaney and Jay Lauf, along with New York Times veteran Erin Grau, are launching a new media and services company called …
Kait Bolongaro / Bloomberg:
Canadian lawmakers pass a controversial bill that would subject tech giants to the same requirements as traditional broadcasters; bill now heads to the Senate  —  - Move would prioritize Canadian content, echoing broadcast law  — But critics say it threatens free speech on user-driven sites
ProPublica:
Robin Sparkman, founding CEO of StoryCorps, named President and co-CEO of ProPublica effective September 8  —  StoryCorps CEO Will Succeed Richard Tofel in September … ProPublica announced today that Robin Sparkman, founding CEO of StoryCorps, has been elected by its Board of Directors as president and co-CEO of ProPublica.
Discussion: @dicktofel
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Ramesh Ponnuru to replace Rich Lowry as editor of The National Review print edition; Lowry will continue to oversee editorial policy, focus on strategic efforts  —  Rich Lowry, the longtime editor of the conservative opinion magazine National Review, is stepping down from his role overseeing …
Sabrina Iglesias / The Trace:
The Trace launches Up the Block, a searchable English and Spanish guide for Philadelphians affected by gun violence to find resources and support  —  Leer en español.  —  The Trace's Philly-centric community engagement project for people affected by gun violence, Up the Block, officially launches today, June 21.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 1:55 PM ET, June 22, 2021.

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: 
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
The New York Times is rolling out the ability for subscribers to “gift” 10 articles per month to non-subscribers
Tiffany May / New York Times:
As Hong Kong public libraries pull books about dissent, some independent book shops are dodging the new limits on free expression by keeping a low profile
Michael Schneider / Variety:
TV Academy says Emmy nominees and winners for acting can now request their certificate and statuette to use the term “performer” instead of “actor” or “actress”
 Earlier Picks: 
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Twitch banned two top female streamers over the weekend, as it struggles with how to handle sexually suggestive streams from popular women streamers
Discussion: TechCrunch
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Music licensing marketplace Songtradr raises $50M Series D, bringing its total raised to $100M+
Brent Lang / Variety:
Steven Spielberg, previously seen as a Netflix skeptic, strikes a deal with the streaming service to produce multiple movies through his company Amblin Partners
Leonard Kehnscherper / Bloomberg:
Report: UK plans to let media watchdog Ofcom rule on complaints about streaming companies, similar to its oversight of BBC and other traditional broadcasters
Discussion: Nieman Lab and Axios