8:20 PM ET, August 1, 2014

Mediagazer River

 August 1, 2014 
7:40 PM
Ed Christman / Billboard:   Jody Gerson Named Head of Universal Music Publishing Group
7:15 PM
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:   Mail did not reveal to PCC or Leveson that News of the World hacked staff
7:00 PM
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:   Times Foreign Editor Responds on Israeli Censorship
6:20 PM
Brian Steinberg / Variety:   Disney Renews Carriage Deal With NCTC, Adding Sports Networks and Digital Rights To Mix
5:30 PM
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:   Apple $450 million e-book settlement wins court approval
4:45 PM
Meg James / Los Angeles Times:   News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin
4:35 PM
Andrew Flanagan / Billboard:   Beats and Apple Dispute Reports of Layoffs
3:35 PM
Hannah Karp / Wall Street Journal:   With Apple-Beats Deal Complete, Ian Rogers To Run iTunes Radio
3:20 PM
Farhad Manjoo / NYT Bits:   Amazon Wants Cheaper Ebooks. But Should It Get to Enforce Prices?
2:25 PM
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:   Israel Censor Wants To Pre-Approve New York Times Coverage Of Soldier
1:00 PM
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:   Please Stop Saving Me A Click
12:40 PM
Michael Rondon / Folio:   Bonnier to Move U.S. Titles Off Its Own Platform
11:40 AM
Charlie Beckett / Polis:   Should news get personal? Emotion and objectivity in the face of suffering
11:15 AM
Shelli Weinstein / Variety:   Scout Media Names Ross Levinsohn Executive Chairman, Announces Full Exec Team
10:45 AM
Don Reisinger / CNET:   Apple closes $3B Beats deal, welcomes the company ‘to the family’
10:32 AM
Kristen Schweizer / Bloomberg:   Vivendi Sells Its 13% Beats Stake to Apple for $404 Million
10:20 AM
Bloomberg:   Aereo Asks Court to Stop ‘Bleeding,’ Allow New Life
9:15 AM
Todd Spangler / Variety:   Judy McGrath, Former CEO of MTV Networks, Joins Amazon's Board
8:35 AM
Mark Scott / New York Times:   Google Details Problems With Handling Right to Be Forgotten Requests
6:25 AM
Abid Rahman / Hollywood Reporter:   Chinese Web Giant Tencent Moves Into Online Games, Novels
6:05 AM
Mark Sweney / Guardian:   Facebook and fewer stories behind rise in web traffic, says Telegraph chief
5:55 AM
BBC:   Russia enacts ‘draconian’ law for bloggers and online media
3:10 AM
Han Bingbin / CHINAdaily:   Quotas may limit more foreign TV shows online
 July 31, 2014 
11:05 PM
Nicole Levy / Capital New York:   Meredith targeting ‘individual’ acquisitions
7:50 PM
Rachele Kanigel / Mediashift:   Matter's Corey Ford: Bring Project-Based Teamwork to Journalism Education
2:55 PM
Michael Malone / Broadcasting & Cable:   Scripps Plus Journal: Regional Strength, Going Deeper in Markets
1:10 PM
Harriet Walker / Guardian:   The album is dead, long live playlists
12:55 PM
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:   Shazam Brings Always-On Music and TV Recognition to Mac With Free Menu Bar App
12:25 PM
John Ebbert / AdExchanger:   Defining Native Advertising Success At The Washington Post
12:10 PM
Erin McCarthy / Wall Street Journal:   DirecTV profit jumps 22%, beats expectations
11:55 AM
Matthew Kassel / The New York Observer:   The Believer Bets on Bi-Monthly
11:30 AM
Brian Ries / Mashable:   Twitter Transparency Report Reveals 46% Rise in Government Requests
11:15 AM
Kara Swisher / Re/code:   Interim No More: Rob Glaser Named Permanent CEO of RealNetworks
11:00 AM
Jasper Jackson / TheMediaBriefing:   Condé Nast digital director on avoiding a race to the bottom in online ads
10:50 AM
Sophie Knight / Reuters:   Sony Q1 profit jumps as games, networks outweigh smartphone, TV weakness
10:45 AM
Saeed Kamali Dehghan / Guardian:   Six judges accused of leading role in Iranian crackdown on free speech
10:30 AM
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:   Future of Homicide Watch D.C. uncertain as Amico joins Boston Globe
10:25 AM
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:   Diversified media companies are hurrying to undiversify
10:20 AM
Henry Taylor / TheMediaBriefing:   News Corp's new app plans and how old media is chasing younger audiences
9:25 AM
Mark Sweney / Guardian:   Local World posts adjusted profits of £38.9m
9:15 AM
Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times:   ABC Veteran Sara Just named PBS NewsHour executive producer, effective Sept. 2
9:00 AM
Brian Steinberg / Variety:   Discovery 2Q Profit Rises 26%, Boosted By International Networks
8:15 AM
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:   Sorting the Serious From the Silly, BuzzFeed Develops a Mobile App for Real News
7:50 AM
Peter Sterne / Capital New York:   As Gawker grows, one exec advocates an end to ‘petty feuds’
7:35 AM
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:   The Daily Dot goes long and slow with relaunch of The Kernel
7:15 AM
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:   Two Palestinian journalists killed during Israeli attack on Gaza
5:45 AM
Juliette Garside / Guardian:   BT's TV customer growth slows but broadband market share grows
4:50 AM
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:   News Corp considers app-based news service to attract ‘millennials’
 July 30, 2014 
7:40 PM
David Kravets / Ars Technica:   Algorithm predicts US Supreme Court decisions 70% of time
7:15 PM
Fiona Lowenstein / Columbia Journalism Review:   In Latin America, the money may be in the media startups
6:50 PM
Erica Sweeney / NetNewsCheck Latest:   Deseret Native Ad Biz Closing In On $1M
6:25 PM
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:   How Amazon Brought Publishing to Its Knees — and Why Authors Might Be Next
5:35 PM
Adrienne Lafrance / The Atlantic Online:   In 1858, People Said the Telegraph Was ‘Too Fast for the Truth’
5:20 PM
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:   C-SPAN Moving To Authenticated TV Ch. Streaming
4:45 PM
Bloomberg:   AMC Networks in talks to acquire almost 50% of BBC America
4:25 PM
Ben Mook / Current.org:   NPR Labs to end run as stand-alone unit after losing consulting work
4:00 PM
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:   Popcorn Time Adds Apple TV Support, iOS App Coming Soon
2:15 PM
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:   Journalist Rami Rayan Killed In Gaza Attack (GRAPHIC)
2:00 PM
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:   Time Warner's Bewkes faces grilling over Fox offer
1:45 PM
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:   Former Hulu boss' new startup ‘Vessel’ is going after YouTube's top talent
1:35 PM
Arsalan Iftikhar / Quartz:   Twitter hashtags are finally neutralizing the Israeli government's propaganda
1:25 PM
Courtney Lowery Cowgill / Mediashift:   ‘Last Best News’ Shows How Personal Brand Journalism Works in Local Markets
12:45 PM
Roberto Baldwin / The Next Web:   Rhapsody expands its music streaming into Latin America and Europe, as it reaches 2m users
12:25 PM
Steve Jones / mUmBRELLA:   Bob Garfield predicts bleak future for legacy publishers and journalists in digital age
12:00 PM
Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:   IAC Falls as Aereo Writedown Leads to First Net Loss Since 2010
11:45 AM
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:   Sam Sifton to head new ‘Food’ desk at Times
11:20 AM
Jeb Lund / Guardian:   The Sarah Palin Channel is full of bugs, but maybe that's the whole point
11:05 AM
Ben Fritz / Wall Street Journal:   Kodak Movie Film, at Death's Door, Gets a Reprieve
10:40 AM
Megha Rajagopalan / Reuters:   With ‘Big Tiger’ caught, Chinese media can finally name its prey
10:40 AM
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com:   Have digital subscriptions peaked at the NYT?
9:55 AM
Jack Shafer:   Plagiarists' real crime? Ripping off readers.
9:35 AM
Owen Bowcott / Guardian:   Max Mosley sues Google over News of the World photos
9:05 AM
Alexandra Alter / New York Times:   Amazon Joins With Alloy Entertainment on Digital Publishing Imprint
9:00 AM
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:   Al Jazeera America's Gaza coverage boosts ratings
8:20 AM
Richard Ackland / Guardian:   WikiLeaks gag order: open justice is threatened by super-injuctions
7:35 AM
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:   Contently Launches A Nonprofit Arm To Do Investigative Journalism
7:25 AM
BBC:   Peers say ‘right to be forgotten’ principle unreasonable
7:15 AM
Simon Zekaria / Wall Street Journal:   ITV Says It's Ignoring Takeover Talk as It Posts 46% Profit Jump
7:10 AM
Leo Barraclough / Variety:   Sky Deutschland's Second Biggest Shareholder Rejects BSkyB's Offer
5:30 AM
William Turvill / Press Gazette:   BBC remains tight-lipped over recruitment process for 23 high-profile journalists …
3:45 AM
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:   Ford and General Motors Sued Over ‘CD Ripping Cars’
 July 29, 2014 
11:50 PM
Brent Lang / Variety:   ‘Snowpiercer’ Hits $3.8 Million on VOD as Weinstein Co. Shakes Up Distribution
10:00 PM
Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:   The NYT's new paywall products flounder
9:05 PM
Ted Johnson / Variety:   FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute
7:25 PM
Andy Fixmer / Mashable:   Netflix Signs Peering Deal With AT&T to Reduce Buffering
4:50 PM
Washington Post:   Senior official calls for release of Post reporter in Iran
3:35 PM
Eliza Brooke / Fashionista:   Can Indie Magazines Launched on Kickstarter Not Only Survive, But Thrive?
2:20 PM
Lynne Marek / Chicago Business:   Tribune Publishing CEO: We're buying newspapers
1:05 PM
J.K. Trotter / Gawker:   New York Times Reporter Lifted Text From Wikipedia, Too
10:50 AM
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:   Apple TV Gets CNBC And FOX NOW Channels
10:45 AM
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:   BMW Runs the First Ads on Medium, Twitter Founders' Blogging Platform
10:30 AM
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:   One reason Time Warner execs are happy to sell: $80-million golden parachutes
10:05 AM
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:   Why ad buyers shrug at BuzzFeed's plagiarism scandal
9:30 AM
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:   New York Times adds 32,000 digital-only subscribers as profit falls
8:45 AM
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:   Despite Circulation Gains, Profit Falls 21% at New York Times Co.
8:30 AM
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:   Newspaper industry lost another 1,300 full-time editorial professionals in 2013
12:55 AM
Ernesto Londoño / Washington Post:   State Department urges Iran to release Washington Post correspondent
 July 28, 2014 
11:30 PM
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:   In Hollywood, Apps Like Whisper Dish Dirt
10:50 PM
David Carr / New York Times:   At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time
9:25 PM
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:   FCC should help reach deal to end Dodgers TV standoff, lawmakers say
5:40 PM
Julian Hattem / The Hill:   GAO: FCC flying blind on broadcasters' sharing deals
4:15 PM
Andy Orin / Lifehacker:   I'm Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, and This Is How I Work
1:25 PM
Jordan Chariton / TVNewser:   Al Jazeera America considers layoffs, 20 positions could be cut
1:01 PM
Hadas Gold / Politico:   Bob Cusack named The Hill editor-in-chief
12:50 PM
Brent Lang / Variety:   Time Warner Unmoved by Fox's Board Seat Offer
12:05 PM
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:   NPR One Delivers A Curated Public Radio Stream For The Smartphone Era
11:50 AM
Christopher Palmeri / Bloomberg:   HBO works on expanding reach by bundling with Internet + basic cable for $40-$50/month
10:45 AM
Alex Weprin / Capital New York:   Fox Sports and Sporting News tie digital properties
10:30 AM
Jim Brady / NetNewsCheck:   Lessons Learned From Project Thunderdome
10:10 AM
Sydney Ember / New York Times:   A.C.L.U. and Human Rights Watch Say Surveillance Programs Hurt News Coverage
10:05 AM
Mike Isaac / New York Times:   Reddit, still unprofitable, looks to grow ad revenues without alienating users
9:00 AM
Leo Barraclough / Variety:   Murdoch's BSkyB Ups Stake in Virtual Reality Company Jaunt
8:05 AM
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:   Apple's Beats Acquisition Gets Approval From The European Commission
7:35 AM
Liz Gannes / Re/code:   Apple to Buy Radio App Swell for $30 Million
6:20 AM
Ben Cardew / Guardian:   MH17: how Storyfuls social sleuthing helped verify evidence
 July 27, 2014 
5:45 PM
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:   The New York Times Will Continue Drug Testing Despite Pot Legalization Stance
1:55 PM
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:   The ravages of BuzzFeed's Benny Johnson