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Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine  —  Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) — A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.  —  Armed men from the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic seized Anton Skiba outside …
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Journalists missing, fixer kidnapped, press banned in eastern Ukraine  —  The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a series of recent anti-press violations in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk.  In the past two days, at least two journalists have gone missing, while pro-Russia separatists abducted …
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Josh Topolsky of The Verge Is Joining Bloomberg  —  Josh Topolsky, the co-founder of the technology website The Verge, will join Bloomberg as the editor of a series of new online ventures it is introducing as part of a revamped journalism strategy.  —  Mr. Topolsky will start Aug. 4 …
Discussion: Poynter and Business Insider
Jeremy Greenfield / Forbes:
Survey: Book Buyers Leaving Amazon Because of Hachette Dispute  —  Some book buyers may be leaving Amazon for Barnes & Noble, independent bookstores and the likes of Costco because the large e-tailer's dispute with publisher Hachette, according to new survey data.  —  From industry publication Publishers Lunch:
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Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Bloomberg struggles to break out of the box  —  When Justin Smith arrived from the Atlantic to last fall to take over the sprawling media group at Bloomberg LP, the move was greeted by hosannas in the media and journalism circles.  —  Here was the young, digitally savvy executive credited …
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Lucia Moses / Digiday:
NowThis News pivots for the Vine and Instagram era  —  Creating news for the mobile, social and video-viewing audience is no easy feat.  When former Huffington Post execs Ken Lerer and Eric Hippeau launched the made-for-mobile video news service NowThis News two years ago …
Discussion: @digiday and @jayrosen_nyu
Robert Mackey / New York Times:
Foreign Correspondents in Israel Complain of Intimidation  —  As the death toll mounts and passions spike, the Foreign Press Association in Israel condemned on Wednesday what it called “deliberate official and unofficial incitement against journalists” who are reporting on the fighting in Gaza.
John Schwartz / Current.org:
In spectrum auction, FCC should protect public TV's coverage  —  The FCC recently released the entire text of its Report and Order detailing rules for the upcoming broadcast spectrum auctions, making it clear that it intends to make no effort to preserve public TV signal coverage.
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Carl Icahn, Josh Brown And More Finance Brains Just Started Blogging On A New Yahoo Tumblr Platform  —  On Wednesday Yahoo launched a new blogging platform for Wall Streeters.  There's only one condition — you have to be at the top of the game.  —  “We're opening up Yahoo Finance in a scalable …
The Local:
German state bans Hells Angels' logo online  —  Displaying the symbols of notorious motorcycle gangs the Hells Angels and the Bandidos is forbidden across Germany, but that ban has now extended to the internet.  —  Websites baring the bright red “Hells Angels” lettering and the iconic winged skull …
Discussion: Gigaom
Natalie Mortimer / The Drum:
Express Newspapers to cut 30% of editorial jobs  —  Express Newspapers, the publisher of Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday is to cut around 200 of its editorial staff in its London, Broughton and Scottish offices.  —  Paul Ashford, group editorial director …
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9 Luxury Fashion Brands That Understand the Value of Instagram  —  When it comes to luxury goods, a picture is worth a thousand words (of mouth).  Fashion is all about the visual aesthetic and design, so whether it's a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a runway show or a celebrity toting a coveted bag …
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Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
German Government Tries To Censor Publication Of Its List Of Censored Websites  —  A few weeks ago, an anonymous internet user was able to acquire and subsequently extract a website blacklist used by Germany's Federal Department of Media Harmful to Young Children (Bundesprüfstelle für jugendgefährdende Medien [BPjM]).
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Why Rupert Murdoch's takeover of Time Warner would be bad for TV viewers  —  Yesterday, I mentioned that TV host Bill Maher objected to Rupert Murdoch's bid for Time Warner.  He questioned, in an article in the Hollywood Reporter, the wisdom of companies getting bigger and bigger.
 
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