Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
7:40 AM ET, August 29, 2014


 Top News: 
David Case / GlobalPost:
Global Post staff pay tribute to slain colleague, journalist James Foley  —  Here's what James Foley meant to us  —  GlobalPost's editorial team pays tribute to our slain colleague and friend.  —  BOSTON — The scene is pure adrenaline.  —  First, you hear panicked rebels crying “Allahu Akbar” — God is great.
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
An entire Hollywood-like industry has grown around YouTube creators; MCNs, agents and advertisers  —  Hollywood's Big-Money YouTube Hit Factory  —  When Brian Robbins first told people he was going full time into the YouTube (GOOG) business, his colleagues in Hollywood were incredulous.
California Lawmakers Strike Deal to Boost Film Tax Credit  —  California Governor Jerry Brown and lawmakers struck a deal to more than triple the tax credit for Hollywood studios to stem the flight of film and TV production to other states.  —  The $330 million annual subsidy …
Clifford Coonan / Hollywood Reporter:
China's biggest online video company, Youku Tudou, launches film division  —  China's Youku Tudou Launches Film Division  —  Internet video giant's newly formed Heyi Film Inc. is described as the “first online and offline film company”  —  China's biggest online video company Youku Tudou …
Discussion: Variety
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Former NYT communications chief Robert Christie joins Alibaba as VP of International Media  —  Former Times comms chief heads to Alibaba  —  Robert Christie, the former communications chief of The New York Times Company, is joining the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group as vice president …
Discussion: @bobtheprguy
Michelle Castillo / Adweek:
Vice Director of global marketing Jonathan Hunt joins Vox as VP for marketing & partnerships  —  Vice's Director of Global Marketing Jonathan Hunt Heads to Vox  —  Will help company expand  —  Jonathan Hunt, who led Vice's global marketing efforts, is leaving his post to help Vox Media expand …
Discussion: @reckless, @bankoff, @lock and @voxmediainc
Agence France-Presse:
Anti-graft officers raid Hong Kong media tycoon's home  —  Hong Kong anti-corruption officials early Thursday raided the home of Jimmy Lai, an outspoken mogul whose media empire is often fiercely critical of Beijing.  —  The swoop comes at a time of growing disquiet in Hong Kong over the erosion …
Alastair Reid /
Report: Guardian maintains lead with most monthly web-only UK readers  —  The Guardian website is again the most widely read newspaper site in the UK according to new figures from the National Readership Survey (NRS), recording just under 8 million web-only readers in June 2014.
Discussion: Press Gazette and @wblau
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Huffington Post hosting its first political debate, between Californian democrats  —  Huffington Post to host inaugural political debate  —  The Huffington Post is getting into the debate game.  —  The website will host an Oct. 6 showdown at California's San Jose State University between …
Discussion: @niemanlab and @huffpostmedia
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
At Condé Nast, editors clash with growing video division  —  Since early 2013, Condé Nast has been sinking resources into digital video via Condé Nast Entertainment, a division that creates web series and other video content for its magazine brands like Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ and Wired.
John McDermott / Digiday:
Turns out traditional publishers do just fine with millennials  —  The conceit of a raft of new publishers is that traditional media companies have lost their way with young audiences.  —  And while it turns out many of the self-proclaimed millennial publications do attract proportionally …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 7:40 AM ET, August 29, 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: 
Eric Blattberg / Digiday:
Mashable turns to YouTube as branded video becomes the main focus of its monetization strategy
Rich Trenholm / CNET:
Samsung UHD TVs bringing Amazon 4K streaming from October, also adding Netflix 4K in Europe
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
Amid layoffs, Turner is seeking a programming chief to turn its broadcasting unit around
 Earlier Picks: