Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:40 PM ET, October 11, 2012


 Top News: 
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Martha Raddatz Faces Charges Of Bias From Conservative Outlets, As Gwen Ifill Did In 2008  —  NEW YORK — On the day before the 2008 vice presidential debate, The Drudge Report splashed a photo of moderator Gwen Ifill and suggested it was a conflict of interest for her to moderate the following night's contest.
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:   Martha Raddatz On the Hot Seat
David Dishneau / Associated Press:
Media Seeks Court-Martial Files In Bradley Manning Case  —  WASHINGTON — The U.S. military's highest court is asking WikiLeaks to explain why the military justice system, rather than civilian courts, is the proper venue for seeking routine judicial documents in the court-martial …
Adam Clark Estes / The Atlantic Wire:   WikiLeaks Implements Paywall, Anonymous Does Not Approve
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Look for New York Times labor deal by early November, if at all  —  If the mediation process between the New York Times management and Guild is going to produce a deal, it will probably come within the next month, Guild President Bill O'Meara said in an interview Thursday.
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Self hit by Condé cutbacks  —  Cutbacks started at Condé Nast late yesterday, with a least one corporate vice president and eight editorial staffers on Lucy Danziger's Self magazine getting the ax.  The cutbacks are expected to continue today, with staffers from Glamour and GQ on the chopping block.
Discussion: Capital New York
Terrence Henry / NPR:
New York Times Reporters Detained Covering Keystone XL Protests in East Texas  —  The massive (and controversial) Keystone XL pipeline, which will take heavy crude harvested from oil sand pits in Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast, is currently under construction.  And it's also under protest.
Ben Fritz / Los Angeles Times:
Variety: pay wall going, print staying, Penske says  —  New Variety owner Jay Penske won kudos from his new employees at Variety by promising to take down the paper's online paywall, continue the industry trade's presence in print and invest in its newsroom.
Discussion: Poynter
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Instapaper founder Marco Arment launches magazine on iTunes  —  After breaking new media ground with products like Tumblr and Instapaper, Marco Arment is turning his attention to a more conventional publishing format — the magazine.  —  Launching today in iTunes, Arment's “The Magazine” …
Alex Hern / New Statesman:
Reddit blocks Gawker in defence of its right to be really, really creepy  —  Links from the Gawker network of sites have been banned from the Reddit US Politics sub-forum, r/politics.  The ban was instigated by a moderator after a journalist, Adrian Chen, apparently threatened …
Discussion: Betabeat
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Mayer to Unveil New Company “Goals” at All-Hands Today — But Could Talent Focus Signal the Start of Acquisitions?  —  It appears that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer could be back on the job today, after the birth of her first child 11 days ago.  —  In an internal memo from Mayer — which was signed …
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:
Demotix Hits A Million Images, Proving The Crowd-Sourced Picture Agency Can Work  —  We've been covering Demotix since their controversial launch in 2008 and frankly the jury at the time was out on whether they really could create what many had tried and failed to do: a crowd-sourced …
Jason Del Rey / AdAge:
Here's Business Insider's Crazy New Strategy to Boost Ad Revenue  —  Sponsored Content Business, ‘Brand Insider’ Expected to Generate 50% of Ad Revenue  —  Get ready for more slideshows on Business Insider, but this time with a twist: they'll be paid for by an advertiser and likely include some nod to a brand's product or service.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 2:40 PM ET, October 11, 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
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 More News: 
Jimmy Savile: former BBC executives deny sex abuse claims were open secret
Discussion: Guardian
Cindy Royal / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Journalism schools need to get better at teaching tech where the girls are
Hannah Porter / American Journalism Review:
Tailoring News for the Mobile Crowd
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Networks Like Split-Screens in Debates, Even if the Candidates Don't
Discussion: TVNewser and Los Angeles Times
Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Election season gives major daily newspapers ripe testing ground for video work
Julia Levy /
Storytelling, Audiences, and Social Influence, or Why Whoopi Goldberg Turned to Kickstarter
David Kravets / Wired:
Judge Says Fair Use Protects Universities in Book-Scanning Project
 Earlier Picks: 
James Fanelli / New York:
Sulzberger Will Shows Heirs Want to Sell His New York Times Stock
Jared Keller / Business Week:
What Jack Welch Could Learn From Rupert Murdoch
Discussion: CJR, Fortune, The Daily Caller and Slate
Jim Romenesko:
Drudge Report worth $375 million?