Editor’s media picks – 4/2

Elle boosts magazine subscriptions with Twitter
By Nick Batten

The magazine publisher said the shoot, which featured Kristen Stewart, was the world’s number one trending topic on Twitter on Tuesday 13 March while it was taking place in Los Angeles… More via MediaWeek

How many Facebook “likes” does YOUR format have?

Which formats are most successful at attracting Facebook “likes” to their pages?

The chart above provides some insight.  It’s based on data gathered by Fred Stiening for StreamingRadioGuide.com and it depicts the top 20 format categories ranked by the number of Facebook “likes.” … More via MarkRamseyMedia.com

Judge clarifies that bloggers can be journalists (just not one in particular
By David Carr

Back in December, United States District Court Judge Marco A. Hernandez created a stir by seeming to suggest that bloggers are not journalists as defined by Oregon’s shield law. The ruling came in a case involving a self-described “investigative blogger,” Crystal L. Cox. She had been sued by Kevin Padrick of the Obsidian Finance Group for defamation because she had written that he and his company had engaged in a wholesale fraud in a bankruptcy case… More via MediaDecoder

The New York Times and Reuters Collaborate to Deliver 2012 Olympics News and Data to Publishers

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 2, 2012– The New York Times (NYTimes.com) and Reuters (Reuters.com) have come together to launch an exclusive product available to online publishers for coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The collaboration brings together expertise from two trusted news providers who each have more than 100 years of experience in covering the Olympics Games for global audiences… More via The New York Times Company

Top 10 Wall Street Journal reporters to follow on Twitter

Loquiveri, a website that follows social media, has posted its top 10 Wall Street reporters to follow on Twitter, which includes Julia LaRoche and Joe Weisenthal of Business Insider, Charles Gasparino of Fox Business Network and Kayla Tausche of CNBC.

Here is a sampling:

Ben White @morningmoneyben

If you don’t ready Morning Money, then you have a serious problem. Quickly catching up to Mike Allen’s Playbook, Ben brings a voice of reason to the financial Twitterverse. As this post is being edited, Ben is absolutely going HAM on Betty Draper and the Mad Men writers. He has a point though, Mad Men was weak tonight… More via TalkingBizNews.com

Katrina M Mendolera

Katrina Mendolera took the helm of inVocus as editor in chief in 2009, and has been running the site ever since. She initially joined Vocus as a senior media researcher for newspaper content in 2007. Prior to that, Katrina worked in daily and weekly newspapers. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is also an editor with Booktrope Publishing and the author of Fractured Dream (The Dreamer Saga). Email: krandall(at)vocus.com.

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