Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:25 AM ET, January 24, 2014


 Top News: 
Millie Tran / American Press Institute:
Revisiting disruption: 8 good questions with Clayton Christensen  —  Clayton Christensen is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the world on innovation and disruption.  The Economist magazine called his 1997 book The Innovator's Dilemma one of the six most important books about business ever written.
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics  —  There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.  —  No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other investor-backed startup.  —  I'm talking about @HistoryInPics …
John Seigenthaler / Al Jazeera America:
Jill Abramson talks to John Seigenthaler  —  Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden helped The New York Times “keep the public informed on what I consider to be very important matters,” says Jill Abramson, the woman who has the final say on what constitutes “all the news that's fit to print.”
Joe Marchese / MediaPost:
The Problem With TV Everywhere: No One Wants It  —  “TV Everywhere” is a term used to describe the ability to have a TV-like experience from any device in any location by using one set of credentials (most likely tied to your cable account).  While the surge of connected mobile devices …
Discussion: @mediapost
Catherine Shoichet / CNN:
Some CNN social media accounts hacked  —  Atlanta (CNN) — Some of CNN's social media accounts and blogs were compromised Thursday.  —  The affected accounts included CNN's main Facebook account, CNN Politics' Facebook account and the Twitter page for CNN.
Discussion: Politico, @cnnbrk, The Wire and Gawker
Associated Press:
AP severs ties with photographer who altered work  —  NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has severed ties with a freelance photographer who it says violated its ethical standards by altering a photo he took while covering the war in Syria in 2013.  —  The news service said Wednesday …
Noreen Malone / The New Republic:
What Happens When You Give TV's Biggest Fanboy His Own TV Show?  —  The remarkable rise of Brian Stelter  —  On a recent episode of CNN's media show, “Reliable Sources,” there was a brief moment when the whole enterprise threatened to collapse in on itself.
Nick Davies / Guardian:
Brooks 'sought James Murdoch's approval for Sun's backing of Tories'  —  Laptops contained four News International documents and football and racing apps, the Old Bailey told  —  Rebekah Brooks sought the personal approval of James Murdoch for the Sun editorial comment which marked …
James Doleman / The Drum:   Police officer arrested for leaks to the Guardian, phone-hacking trial hears
Stephen H. Segal / Philadelphia Weekly:
The woman behind Upworthy's viral explosion  —  If you've been online recently—particularly on Facebook—you've seen a new flavor of headline turn up on viral videos, teasing you with how sorry you'd be to miss the OMG amazingly inspirational YouTube clip that lies just the other side of that click.
Discussion: @michaelroston and @carothecmonster, Thanks:@steverubel
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of the Orange County Register's (new, newer, newest) plan  —  Think you know what's going in Orange County and southern California, as Aaron Kushner's Freedom Communications unveils surprise after surprise?  Think again.  —  The most watched news-investment experiment of 2013 …
Discussion: @lmolen, @kenbensinger and @mcdiana
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Slate's Matt Yglesias Joining Ezra Klein Venture  —  Matt Yglesias, a prominent blogger and Slate's “Moneybox” columnist, is leaving the site at the end of February to join Ezra Klein's new venture, according to a staff memo.  —  Slate editor-in-chief David Plotz described Yglesias's departure as …
Rebecca Greenfield / Fast Company:
How HarperCollins's Chief Digital Officer Uses Big Data To Make Publishing More Profitable  —  Having worked at EMI records for over a decade, Chantal Restivo-Alessi knows what it's like to have the digitization of media cannibalize your industry.  “I went through the digital revolution early on with music …
Discussion: @mitchjoel
Relaunched American Journalism Review Puts Students to Work … Co-authored with Sean Mussenden  —  On the top floor of the University of Maryland's journalism school, students are learning about the future of news by covering it.  —  Like most journalism schools, the Philip Merrill College …
Discussion: @pbsmediashift and @ichinoy
Alastair Reid /
How geolocation may play a bigger role in future newsgathering  —  At a debate at London's Frontline Club, experts at the cutting edge of newsgathering discussed what factors and technologies will play a role in the future  — Read more  —  Other top stories  —  Also on
Alex Kantrowitz / AdAge:
Why Related Links Are Getting So Racy and What Publishers Can Do About It  —  An Option For Serving Mild Related Links, But Probably Earning Less Money Too  —  The related links section of a news website can often be its most confounding.  It's not unusual, for instance …
Phil Dzikiy / iLounge:
Apple TV may get game support with Bluetooth controllers and direct game downloads by March  —  Reports: Apple TV to add games in coming update  —  iLounge has heard from reliable industry sources that Apple TV will soon be getting proper game support in an update, likely to come in March or earlier.
Caysey Welton / Folio:
TechMedia Network Acquires BuyerZone  —  TMN says the acquisition will account for up to 25 percent of total revenue.  —  TechMedia Network Inc. announced that is has acquired BuyerZone from Reed Business Information.  —  TMN is a digital tech and science publisher with proprieties like, TopTenReviews and LAPTOP.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Now that's adaptive design!  The Verge show different versions of a story to Apple, Google, or Microsoft users  —  To say that a website is responsively designed usually means that it responds to the width of the screen or browser window it's being displayed in — looking different on a phone than on a 27-inch monitor, for example.
Discussion: SND
Michael Moynihan / The Daily Beast:
Can a Tweet Put You in Prison?  It Certainly Will in the UK  —  Tweeting racist or otherwise libelous bile can land you in jail in the UK, but the victim, as ever, is not the target of the tweet but free speech.  —  When Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman briefly melted …
Dugald Baird / Guardian:
Stan Collymore returns to Twitter and hits out at the Sun
Discussion: Softpedia News and Press Gazette
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 5:25 AM ET, January 24, 2014.

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: 
Time Warner Cable should talk to Charter, T. Rowe says
Discussion: @lianabaker
Associated Press:
Carriers for San Diego paper awarded nearly $5M
James Traub / Foreign Policy:
Reporting and surviving in a war with no rules
William Wan / Poynter:
Covering China: for foreign and domestic press, self-censorship's the threat
Discussion: @thewanreport and @comradewong
Jennifer M. Wood / Wired:
Kickstarter Has Changed Indie Moviemaking for Good
Discussion: WebProNews
 Earlier Picks: 
Gannett Seen Divorcing Print From TV After Belo: Real M&A
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Setting Its Sights On Content Personalization, AOL To Acquire Gravity For $90.7M
Patrick Frater / Variety:
China Tightens Control of Online Video, Book Publishing
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter and NYT Bits
Huffington Post plans India edition; launch in May
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Court OKs subpoena for commenters' identities