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Gawker Media sues State Department over emails from Clinton deputy

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Gawker Media Gawker Media has filed a complaint against the U.S. Department of State seeking email correspondence between journalists and a former State Department official. John Cook, executive editor for investigations at Gawker Media,...Show More Summary

To woo publishers, Medium offers them a place of their own

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Medium has taken several steps in recent weeks to make itself a home for scribes across the Web. In late February, the publishing platform rolled out a suite of updates, including an inline editor, designed to appeal to short-form writers. About...Show More Summary

The death of Mr. Spock was the most tweeted story in February

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

NewsWhip, the Dublin-based technology company that tracks how news stories are shared on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and other social media sites, has released its list of the most tweeted news Web sites for the month of February.Show More Summary

Newspaper carrier alerts Tennessee cops to smash-and-grab robbery

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The good citizenship of America’s newspaper carriers goes on, despite the public’s mysterious failure to recognize these noble servants. On February 28, a tragically unnamed newspaper carrier from Maryland, Tennessee noticed that someone...Show More Summary

Google News: company press releases can now come before news stories in search results

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Reuters reports that a little-noticed change in the Google News search process now allows company press releases to be included in its search results. Prior to the change, the company only allowed stories from approved media outletsShow More Summary

Will Meerkat and Stre.am become the next big journalism apps?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Streaming video to your social followers may be the next big thing and journalists are already buzzing about the Meerkat app, and an even newer app called Stre.am. Meerkat launched a few weeks ago and is currently only available for iPhones and iPads. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Vice magazine names contributing editors

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Molly Crabapple is now a contributing editor at Vice Magazine, Previously, she was a columnist for Vice. Jean Friedman-Rudovskydo is now a contributing editor at Vice Magazine. Show More Summary

Behind the scenes, The Guardian’s Whisper stories are still disputed

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. The battle over The Guardian’s Whisper stories Even after The Guardian's "clarification" Wednesday, Whisper "still disputes much of" The Guardian US' reporting, Mat Honan wrote for BuzzFeed Thursday. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: Bill Gates’s Microsoft stock went public in 1986

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

“On March 13, 1986, Microsoft had a highly successful initial public offering (IPO) at an offer price of $21. By the end of the day, the stock price had risen to $35.50, and Bill Gates made the headlines as the wealthy owner of 45 percent...Show More Summary

Nancy Snyderman leaves NBC News

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Nancy Snyderman is stepping down from her position as chief medical editor at NBC News, the network announced in a release Thursday. Last year, Snyderman took a break from her job at the suggestion of her network after she “violated a self-imposed quarantine after being potentially exposed to Ebola in Liberia,” according to The New York Times. Show More Summary

Univision host Rodner Figueroa fired for racist Michelle Obama remark

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

In this June 22, 2014 file photo, Rodner Figueroa accepts the award for outstanding daytime talent in Spanish for “El Gordo y la Flaca” at the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP,...Show More Summary

Did Time magazine put devil horns on Hillary Clinton?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

This morning, Time magazine published its latest issue, with a cover story about Hillary Clinton’s chances in the upcoming presidential campaign. And almost immediately, the Internet was abuzz with one question: Did the editors deliberately...Show More Summary

New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal sign with Dutch ‘iTunes for news’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A picture of Blendle’s laptop reader. Business Insider | Gigaom | Nieman Lab A trio of major American newspapers have signed up for Blendle, a so-called “iTunes for news” that allows readers to buy individual newspaper and magazine articles. Under...Show More Summary

Reporting on rumors and the personal lives of athletes

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Normally, it would have been a routine post-practice session on Sunday, March 1 for the Chicago Blackhawks. It wasn’t. In the locker room, Patrick Sharp, one of the team’s top players, strongly denied salacious allegations that he had an affair with a teammate’s wife and other women. Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Lisa Lerer will join The Associated Press

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Michael Bloom is now president and general manager at First Look Media. Previously, he was CEO of The Guardian’s U.S. operations. (Poynter) Lisa Lerer will cover Hillary Clinton for The Associated Press. Show More Summary

The Guardian ‘clarifies’ Whisper articles

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. ‘So, can I have my job back?’ The Guardian issued a 237-word statement it called a "clarification" Wednesday that walked back claims in the paper's articles about Whisper, a social media app that allows users to share anonymously. Show More Summary

Gyllenhaal: McClatchy reimagines its publishing process

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

For the past six months, staffers across The McClatchy Company have spent hundreds of hours talking with readers in ways we’ve never done before. Robin Johnston, design director with the McClatchy Publishing Center, interviews reader Nathaniel Sanders in Raleigh last November. Show More Summary

Today in Media History: In 1930, the press reported on Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt March

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

85 years ago today news organizations around the world reported on the beginning of India’s Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt March. Front page news from The Marion (Ohio) Star: Some background on the story: “The Salt March, which took place from...Show More Summary

It’s Rusbridger: The Guardian struggled to correctly spell the name of its future EIC

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, tweeted a link to a picture showing several old clips with his byline spelled four different ways: For quite a long time the Guardian struggled to get my name right #oldcuttingsbooks A...Show More Summary

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