Good morning. Here are 10 media stories.
- Charlie Hebdo sold out fast
The first issue since last week’s attack at Charlie Hebdo is out and it’s sold out. «#charliehebdo sold out in entire city of Paris! Where is Charlie?» (@RuthBenderParis) | «No more Charlie. Charlie is not dead . #charliehebdo» (@lhinnant) | Here are some early morning images of people waiting to buy a copy. (The Guardian) | Copies were in Paris, London and New York. (The Guardian) | People in the U.S. didn’t have a great chance of getting a copy. (New York Post) | Anais Bordages asked Parisians why they bought copies. Said one man: «I bought Charlie before the attacks.» (BuzzFeed) | Related: Margaret Sullivan thinks The New York Times should publish the cover. (The New York Times) | Also related: «Why Journalists Don’t Seem to Care About the Tragic Massacre in Nigeria» (Good)
- Facebook is changing the rules. Again. This time with video.
Will Oremus offers a great look at how media organizations have adapted so far, and what’s coming next. (Slate) | Previously: «Facebook is more important to news distribution than you think, and journalists are freaked out.» (Poynter)
- NYT has ‘SEO ambassadors’
At The New York Times, Alexandra MacCallum «has also been busy, building her team and introducing new practices at the paper.» (Digiday)
- Bring in the drones
From Poynter’s Al Tompkins, this may be the year we get to use drones. Maybe. (Poynter)
- DIY data viz
Silk is «Kind of like a Storify on steroids.» There’s a tutorial, here, too. (Mediashift)
- Can we call it The Monocle?
The New York Times will put out a men’s style section each month. (Capital New York) | It may not bring in the big ad dollars, but how great would it be if the stories were more like this one? (The New York Times)
- Newspaper carrier saves the day
Douglas MacRae, a newspaper carrier with the New Jersey Herald, noticed an elderly customer hadn’t picked up her paper for days and called the police. 85-year-old Olive Blaison had been lying on the floor, unable to get up, for days. (NJ.com) | Previously: «Thank you, newspaper carriers. Long may you be the first to knock on doors.» (Poynter)
- Apply by tomorrow
Here’s a collection of contests, scholarships, grants and fellowships with deadlines that start on Jan. 15. (International Center for Journalists)
- Front page of the day
Charlie Hebdo’s first edition since last week’s attack, from @EvgenyFeldman.
- Job moves, edited by Benjamin Mullin
Audrey Cooper is now editor-in-chief of the San Francisco Chronicle. Previously, she was managing editor there. (San Francisco Chronicle) | Ann Curry will develop a media startup funded by NBC Universal. Previously, she was a national and international correspondent at NBC News. (New York Times) | Steven Komarow has been named news director for Roll Call. Previously, he was an editor at Bloomberg. (PR Newswire) | Jason Zengerle is now a political correspondent at GQ. Previously, he was a senior editor at The New Republic. (Email) | Jennifer Henrichsen is a technology fellow at Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Previously, she was a research fellow at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism. (Email) | Job of the day: BuzzFeed is looking for a Geeky Staff Writer. Get your résumés in! (BuzzFeed) | Send Ben your job moves: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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