Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:15 PM ET, July 17, 2012

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
DealBook:
Google's Marissa Mayer Becomes Yahoo's Chief  —  Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America.  —  The appointment of Ms. Mayer, who was employee No. 20 at Google …
RELATED:
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
The Marissa Mayer Yahoo Show, Brought to You by Daniel Loeb  —  The appointment of Marissa Mayer as CEO of Yahoo earlier today was a definitively splashy move by the board of the troubled Internet giant.  —  And a key impresario of the showy hiring of the high-profile Google exec?
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Ten Questions for New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (This Won't Hurt a Bit!  Okay, Just a Little.)  —  Today will be Marissa Mayer's first day at Yahoo as its newest fearless leader.  —  Besides Yahoos sighing collectively at the prospect of yet another all-hands meeting to get a gander at their latest CEO …
Discussion: Business Insider and Multichannel
Steve Myers / Poynter:
AP doesn't let sources approve quotes beforehand  —  New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters pulled back the curtain on political reporting Monday, revealing that many reporters now allow sources with the presidential campaigns to approve the quotes that will appear in their stories.
RELATED:
Bill Mitchell / Poynter:
New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan signs on for 4 years  —  The new public editor of the New York Times pitched the paper on two main roles in her application for the job: “smart aggregator” and “forum organizer.”  —  Margaret M. Sullivan, editor of the Buffalo News since 1999 …
RELATED:
Dave Winer:
What is a Public Editor?  —  The NY Times, as far as I know, invented the idea of a public editor, so I suppose it's up to them to decide what one is.  That would be fair.  But life isn't fair.  —  A public editor should be, imho, the representative of The Public, on the payroll of a news organization.
Kristal Brent Zook / CJR:
Do they get that it's wrong?  —  Journalism students can be “truly baffled” when confronted for plagiarism  —  Perhaps Liane Membis, the Wall Street Journal intern fired recently for inventing quotes, started out with noble intentions.  As Miss Black America-Connecticut last year …
RELATED:
J.K. Trotter / IvyGate:
Fired WSJ Intern Had Troubling Start at the Yale Daily News, Required Longest Correction in Years
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Barnes & Noble launches cloud-based reading platform Nook for Web  —  About a year after Amazon launched Kindle Cloud Reader, Barnes & Noble is getting into the cloud-based reading game with Nook for Web.  —  Users can sample books for free from any PC or Mac browser without logging in.
Brent Lang / The Wrap:
Larry King Coming to Hulu in Deal With Ora TV  —  Break out the suspenders, because legendary cable news talk show host Larry King is diving into the world of video streaming with a deal with Hulu that kicks off Tuesday.  —  Ora TV, the new digital TV network King launched this year …
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Associated Press introduces a new...print product for members  —  At a time when “digital first” is the slogan du jour in newspaper corner offices, the Associated Press is offering its subscribers a product — one that's meant to be printed out, ink-on-paper style.
Daniel Frankel / GigaOM:
DirecTV CEO: “Viacom is forcing this bundle on you, not us”  —  Does DirecTV CEO Mike White really support a TV distribution model in which consumers get to make a la carte choices on the channels they receive?  —  With DirecTV's 20 million U.S. subscribers blacked out from Viacom's 26 …
RELATED:
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:   TV Channel Blackouts Stall Profits
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Paywall pioneer Augusta Chronicle simplifies its digital subscriptions  —  One of the nation's first newspapers to implement and master the intricacies of a digital paywall plan is radically simplifying it.  —  Effective immediately, The Augusta Chronicle will stop offering print-only subscriptions …
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Why Murdoch's The Daily Doesn't Fly  —  Is there a future for The Daily?  According to last week's reports by The New York Observer and The New York Times, News Corp's “tablet newspaper” is on probation: Rupert Murdoch might pull the plug on The Daily which looses $30 million a year.
Discussion: CJR, Nxtblog and FishbowlNY
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
San Francisco Chronicle will review Journatic content  —  Journalism-outsourcing firm Journatic is under so many reviews it'll soon need its own Metacritic page.  The San Francisco Chronicle is now looking at the company's work, Emily Lambert reports in Crain's Chicago Business …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 12:15 PM ET, July 17, 2012.

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: 
Reuters:
Anna Politkovskaya killing: former Moscow policeman charged
Paul Friedman / CJR:
Weighing anchors  —  The nightly newscasts are retooling to suit …
Anne-Laure Mondesert / AFP:
21,000 journalists swarm into London for Olympics
Discussion: Guardian
David A. Bell / The New Republic:
The Bookless Library  —  Don't deny the change.  Direct it wisely.
 Earlier Picks: 
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Comcast says government needs to stay out of programming business
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Brian McAndrews on The New York Times, The Times-Picayune and the Future of News
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
News startup Politix nabs first editor-in-chief from Politico
Discussion: FishbowlDC
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Journalist had temporary access to Romney campaign's Storify account
Discussion: Daily Dot