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8:40 PM ET, August 17, 2012

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Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Twitter's API changes will have a real impact on news developers  —  Twitter's newly fortified mission to “deliver a consistent Twitter experience,” which is FREAKING OUT the tech world right now, will also force some news organizations to re-examine their code.
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Michael Lee / ZDNet:
Twitter edges out third party clients with tighter API rules  —  Summary: Twitter has revealed upcoming changes to the next versions of its API, which will tighten the restrictions around what a developers build for the microblogging platform can and can't do.  —  Michael Lee
Storify:
Storify and Twitter's evolving developer guidelines  —  Some of our users wondered what Twitter's latest change for developers means for Storify.  A top Twitter exec says we're fine - in fact, we're singled out as a good example.  And the love we got from our concerned users?  Priceless.  Thank you.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Board member of University of Georgia paper steps down after call for resignation  —  Ed Stamper has resigned from the board of the University of Georgia's student newspaper, The Red & Black, following a dispute about the paper's independence.  At a meeting Thursday, student journalists had called for his resignation.
Discussion: Red and Dead and Athens Daily News
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Foster Kamer / The New York Observer:
Layoffs Hit Editorial Staff at The Village Voice  —  Layoffs are hitting the editorial staff at The Village Voice today, and they're hitting some of the most widely-read staff writers in the office.  The Observer has heard from multiple sources familiar with the situation that the bad news …
Discussion: AAN
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Because That's Where The Content Is  —  When asked why he robbed banks, legend has it that Willie Sutton said, “because that's where the money is.”  —  I'm reminded of this quote today when reading the reports that Apple is in talks with the cable operators about their television plans.
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Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Apple, Microsoft, Google and the sad state of TV
Amanda Holpuch / Guardian:
Media take a prim view of Pussy Riot  —  News organizations pussy out of using controversial Russian punk rock band's name in coverage of their convictions  —  The conviction of three members of the punk band Pussy Riot has caused consternation throughout the world - and a dilemma for prudish news organizations.
Gail Shister / TVNewser:
For Female Journalists, Another Significant ‘First’ This Election Season On PBS  —  When CNN's Candy Crowley on Monday was named moderator for one of the Presidential debates, it drew headlines.  Breaking a 20-year dry spell for women will do that.  —  So why the underwhelming response …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
News Corp.'s IGN Head Roy Bahat Leaves  —  Roy Bahat, who heads up News Corp.'s IGN Web unit, is leaving the company.  —  Bahat had spent more than a year trying to engineer a spinoff of the business, which publishes Web sites that cater to dudes who like video games and other stuff dudes like.
Discussion: The Wrap
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Facebook Passed Yahoo To Become The Second Largest Video Site In The U.S. In July  —  comScore's monthly online video data is in and it looks Facebook passed Yahoo in July to become the second largest video site in the U.S. behind Google/YouTube.  According to comScore …
Brent Lang / The Wrap:
Tess Vigeland Steps Down as Host of ‘Marketplace Money’  —  Fans of “Marketplace Money” will have to get used to a new voice guiding them through the tangle of financial news.  —  Tess Vigeland will step down as host of the show at the end of November, American Public Media (APM), which funds the program, said Friday.
Discussion: LA Observed
Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
Phil Griffin Talks MSNBC Convention Coverage, Says CNN Is ‘Desperate’  —  The 2012 presidential election has already become a heated battle.  It's no surprise, then, that the fight between rival cable news networks to capture viewer eyeballs is getting just as intense.
Discussion: Erik Wemple, Mediaite and Forbes
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Hartford Courant's Spanish site is Google Translate  —  Robert Downs reported Thursday about newspapers providing Spanish-language training for their employees.  Clicking on the words “Courant en Español” on the Hartford Courant's website, though, opens a portal on a Spanish-language …
Discussion: The Newspaper Guild
 
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