Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:00 PM ET, February 8, 2017

Mediagazer

 Top News: 
Patricia Murphy / The Daily Beast:
WH Press Sec Sean Spicer made repeated, vague references to an Islamist terrorist attack in Atlanta that didn't happen, echoing Conway's Bowling Green statement  —  Kellyanne Conway's “Bowling Green massacre” isn't the only case of a White House aide pointing to a terror attack that didn't happen …
RELATED:
Chris Massie / CNN:
WH official, ex-Breitbart editor Sebastian Gorka, says they'll keep saying “fake news” until media realizes their “monumental desire” to attack POTUS is wrong
RELATED:
Reuters:
Time Warner beats Q4 estimates, reports quarterly revenue up 11.5% to $7.89B, says AT&T merger still on track to close later this year  —  Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) reported higher-than-expected fourth-quarter results, largely due to box office hits such as the “Harry Potter” spinoff “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.”
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
WSJ editor Gerard Baker to host town hall on Feb. 13 where he will address concerns about Trump coverage, amidst growing disquiet and anger in the newsroom  —  Amid growing newsroom discontent over his perceived resistance to critical coverage of Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal editor …
RELATED:
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
The New York Times hires Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, as a deputy managing editor
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
The New York Times partners with Spotify, giving readers who buy one-year digital subscriptions unlimited access to the music service's premium tier  —  Joint online news and music subscription costs $5 per week  —  Publisher seeking to maintain momentum after subscriber surge
Marisa Guthrie / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: White House Correspondents Dinner has yet to find a comedian headliner, with many celebrities choosing to avoid the event  —  “I see it as a huge opportunity for a comedian to do something interesting," says Larry Wilmore, who headlined 2016's dinner, as the host gig goes unfilled …
Discussion: Vanity Fair and @thrmattbelloni
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Flipboard debuts personalized Smart Magazines, which aggregate stories on various topics, available today  —  Flipboard is releasing a big update today, which introduces “Smart Magazines” — a new way for people to find news stories and other content tied to their interests.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple has hired Timothy D. Twerdahl, director of Amazon's Fire TV business, as VP of Apple TV product marketing; Twerdahl worked at Netflix and Roku in the past  —  Former Amazon executive also held roles at Netflix and Roku  —  The hire lets company to beef up team seeking content deals
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Sources: Condé Nast has been in talks to purchase The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard for a number of months though it is unclear whether a deal will happen  —  The Hollywood Reporter is considering a sale, and Condé Nast is a suitor.  —  Several months ago …
Discussion: LA Observed
Alberto Nardelli / BuzzFeed:
Laura Boldrini, President of the Italian Parliament's lower house, is launching a campaign to raise awareness about online misinformation and its consequences  —  In an exclusive interview, Laura Boldrini, speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, told BuzzFeed News why she is fighting back against disinformation and violent abuse.
John Hopewell / Variety:
EU agrees to cross-border access to streaming and digital content services, like video-on-demand, online TV, music, and online games, starting 2018  —  So-called ‘portability’ rules the first piece in the European Commission's Digital Single Market strategy, and the least contentious
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 2:00 PM ET, February 8, 2017.

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: 
WWD:
Mother Jones Wins Magazine of the Year at National Magazine Awards
 Earlier Picks: 
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Disney reports Q1 revenue of $14.78B, down 3% YoY, vs $15B expected; net income down 14% YoY to $2.48B
Althia Raj / Huffington Post Canada:
Sources: Canada's upcoming federal budget won't include a fund supporting local and digital media, which had been recommended by the Public Policy Forum