Newsfeed Update: 07.05.12
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HBO Now Targeting Fox News' Roger Ailes With TV Movie Produced By MSNBC Rivals (Deadline Hollywood)
HBO has done a secret deal for an untitled Roger Ailes project. It's based on the upcoming manuscript by media writer Gabriel Sherman who has written two cover stories for New York magazine on Ailes and Fox News, including his mammoth article "The Elephant In The Green Room" which came out a little more than a year ago and prompted complaints from the Fox News CEO.
WSJ Extreme-Sports Reporter Michael Ybarra Dies in Fall (JimRomenesko.com)
Freelance writer and Wall Street Journal extreme-sports correspondent Michael Ybarra, 45, was killed in a fall during a weekend mountain-climbing trip in the Sierra Nevada. Authorities were alerted on Monday when Ybarra failed to return from his trip on Sunday.
AP Partners with WikiLeaks for 'Syria Files' (FishbowlNY)
WikiLeaks is at it again. Wednesday, the site announced a partnership with multiple news outlets (the Associated Press in the United States) to present stories based on a trove of over two million emails from Syrian political officials, ministries and more.