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1:25 PM ET, March 18, 2014

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Ben Thompson / stratechery:
Average journalism gets crowded out as the internet eases delivery of the best journalism  —  FiveThirtyEight and the End of Average  —  Just a few minutes ago, Nate Silver's new FiveThirtyEight site launched.  While it's not known how much ESPN is paying Silver, it's certainly a substantial amount …
Discussion: USA Today, @karaswisher and @mathewi
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
FiveThirtyEight launches to make data journalism accessible without sacrificing rigor
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Set Top Box Will Be A Dongle Like Chromecast, Could Feature OnLive-Style Streaming  —  Amazon is readying a game console/set top box of its own, and we've learned from multiple sources familiar with the device that the Lab126-produced gadget will have a form factor similar to the Chromecast …
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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to Ship Video-Streaming Device in April  —  Amazon.com Inc. will begin shipping its long-awaited video-streaming device in early April, through its website as well as retailers including Best Buy Co. and Staples Inc., said people familiar with the company's plans.
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Fox News:
News helicopter crashes near Seattle's Space Needle, leaving 2 dead  —  A news helicopter has crashed near Seattle's Space Needle, leaving two people dead and another person in critical condition, the city's fire department says.  —  A security officer who works at the Space Needle told Fox News …
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Washington Post goes national by offering free digital access to readers of local newspapers  —  In 1980, The New York Times launched a daily national edition that, despite a significant upfront investment, turned into a position of strength; today, more than half of the Times' print subscribers are outside New York.
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Charged Sun journalist: ‘Alarming’ police crackdown has made reporters ‘fearful’ of contact with public officials  —  A Sun journalist facing trial for ‘conspiracy to cause misconduct in public office’ has highlighted the plight of the many UK journalists caught up in criminal investigations prompted by the hacking scandal.
Discussion: @domponsford and @gazthejourno
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L.A. Ross / The Wrap:
Scott Robson Out as Editor of Yahoo Entertainment (Exclusive)  —  Veteran editor is leaving after less than two years as head of website's entertainment division Scott Robson is out at Yahoo Entertainment after less than two years as editor in chief, two individuals with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Emily Bell / Columbia Journalism Review:
Diversity—or lack thereof—in journalism startups, cont.  —  Emily Bell weighs in on the response to her Guardian column from last week  —  Someone is wrong on the internet, and I wonder if it might be me.  Last week I wrote a piece for the Guardian about what I saw as a disappointing trend …
Discussion: Zombie Journalism, Guardian and PSFK
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
YouTube is reportedly building a version for kids under 10 years old, asks creators for child-oriented content  —  As the biggest video sharing site by a landslide, YouTube attracts people from all walks of life, for better or for worse.  Yet the Google-owned company is reportedly developing …
Discussion: The Information, Daily Mail and @amir
Tom Conrad / Pandora Blog:
Pandora CTO Tom Conrad stepping aside, transitioning to advisory role  —  On a personal note...  Back in the early days of Pandora, I was frequently the person who would post to our blog with news about the latest product enhancements and company milestones.
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Trinity Mirror to close weekly newspaper office in pilot experiment  —  Trinity Mirror has launched an experiment to test whether local newspaper journalists can report for their paper without an office.  —  Reporters working at the Crewe Chronicle have been told their office is to close, probably by the end of May.
Cal Borchers / BetaBoston:
Northeastern University receives $250K from Knight Foundation for new media innovation course  —  Who invited them?  Innovation party crashers keep coming as Northeastern launches new journalism program  —  First the musicians, now the reporters.  Sorry, tech types.  There's another crasher at your innovation party.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast and Time Warner Cable lost 1.1 million video customers in 2013  —  Pay-TV isn't going away, though, as AT&T and Verizon boost subscriber numbers.  —  Comcast, Time Warner Cable (TWC), and all other top cable companies lost pay-TV subscribers in 2013, but the companies were able …
Discussion: Forbes, @obrien and VideoNuze Analysis
Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times:
State funding for public television is increasing, $191.5M allocated for 2014, up $10M from last year  —  In Reversal Since the Recession, Some States Give More Money to Public Television  —  Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would seem an unlikely candidate to receive an award from the Association …
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Sky is bringing a new buy-and-keep movie service to the UK and Ireland ‘in the coming weeks’  —  On the same day that BSkyB rolled out a brand new Sky+ EPG homepage to help push its on-demand content, Andrew Griffith, Chief Financial Officer & MD, Commercial Businesses at Sky …
Bill Carter / New York Times:
CNN's Ratings Surge With Coverage of the Mystery of the Missing Airliner  —  On CNN, the plane rises from misty clouds accompanied by an eerie background score while anchors offer intriguing details — some new, some days old — of the disappearance of Flight 370.
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn asks court to unmask blogger who writes at Seeking Alpha  —  Hedge Fund Spars With a Nameless Blogger  —  Who was the leaker?  —  That is what David Einhorn, the outspoken hedge fund manager, wanted to know after one of his firm's investments was disclosed by an anonymous blogger last year.
Discussion: @felixsalmon and Business Insider
Natalia Mazotte / Journalism in the Americas:
New Brazilian platform will seek to expand the boundaries of in-depth news investigations online  —  When journalists meet to talk about the future of the profession, the conversation often turns pessimistic: shrinking newsrooms and fewer spaces for in-depth reporting are some of the most common complaints.
 
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