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11:55 PM ET, May 9, 2014

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Bill Carter / New York Times:
Larry Wilmore to Take Place of Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central  —  What comes after “The Colbert Report”?  —  On Comedy Central it will be “The Minority Report” and the host will be the “Senior Black Correspondent” from “The Daily Show” — otherwise known as Larry Wilmore.
Amy Schatz / Re/code:
FCC's Wheeler Denies Trying to Divide Internet Into “Haves” and “Have Nots”  —  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler denied that he's trying to divide the Internet into fast and slow lanes in response to a letter sent earlier this week by some of the U.S.'s largest Internet companies.
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Dan Gillmor / Guardian:
The best way to protest net neutrality's end is with an Internet-wide slowdown  —  It's time to take a page from the SOPA protests and show Americans what a slower Internet would really look like  —  The head of the Federal Communications Commission, former cable and wireless industry lobbyist Tom Wheeler …
Kate Tummarello / The Hill:
FCC chair to hold May 15 vote on proposed net neutrality changes despite calls for delay  —  Senate Dems protest FCC plan for Internet ‘fast lanes’  —  A group of 10 senators are asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to abandon a proposal that would allow Internet providers to create online “fast lanes.”
Bill Chappell / NPR:
NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO And President  —  Media industry veteran Jarl Mohn will be NPR's new CEO, the organization's board of directors has announced.  —  Mohn, 62, currently sits on the board of directors at several media organizations, including Scripps Networks Interactive and web analytics company comScore.
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Suzanne Perry / The Chronicle of Philanthropy:
NPR's New CEO Takes Over as Radio Adjusts to the Digital Age  —  Jarl Mohn, named today as NPR's new chief executive, will take over an organization with assets that many nonprofits would envy—including a well-known and respected brand that has a direct pipeline into the cars, living rooms …
Wall Street Journal:
Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine expected to take on senior roles at Apple as part of Beats acquisition  —  Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Would Both Join Apple in Beats Deal  —  Duo Could Help Tim Cook Broker Deals in Music Industry  —  Music mogul Jimmy Iovine gravitates to the limelight in a way that previously might …
Discussion: @forbes, @jyarow, @ethanwsj and @bgurley
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Casey Newton / The Verge:
What Apple is really buying with Beats
Wall Street Journal:
Beats CEO's industry clout could help strengthen iTunes Radio, generate more ad revenue
Sam Schwartz / Comcast:
Comcast integrates Twitter into X1 guide with SEEiT to recommend what to watch on live TV  —  SOCIAL CONVERSATIONS: AN IMPORTANT TOOL IN DISCOVERING WHAT TO WATCH  —  According to a recent Nielsen study, conversations on Twitter help drive new audiences to TV shows.
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Amazon is delaying delivery of some books “for reasons of their own”, says publisher Hachette  —  Hachette Says Amazon Is Delaying Delivery of Some Books  —  Amazon has begun discouraging customers from buying books by Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen Colbert, J. D. Salinger and other popular writers …
Jon Erlichman / Bloomberg:
Time Warner Said to Hold Talks to Buy Fullscreen Network  —  Time Warner Inc. (TWX) has held talks to acquire Fullscreen Inc., one of the popular YouTube video networks, a person with knowledge of the matter said.  —  Time Warner joins Yahoo! Inc. and Relativity Media LLC in looking at Fullscreen …
Discussion: Re/code
Dave Lee / BBC:
UK ISPs agree to begin sending out warnings to customers who pirate content from next year  —  Deal to combat piracy in UK with ‘alerts’ is imminent  —  The agreement has been more than four years in the making  —  BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media will send “educational” letters to customers believed to be downloading illegally.
James Barron / New York Times:
Enquirer changes editors, plans return from Florida to lower Manhattan  —  The Enquirer Is Returning to Where It All Started  —  “Michael Douglas Marked for Death!!”  “Angelina Walks In on Brad & Jen.”  “Space Platform Circling Mars — Living Creatures May Be Aboard.”
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Marc Andreessen annotates on News Genius a 1994 NPR memo about the internet  —  Marc Andreessen annotates that NPR Internet memo  —  Internet pioneer Marc Andreessen has, with others, annotated NPR's much-shared “Internet is coming to NPR!” memo on News Genius, the news-annotation site attached …
Discussion: @lererventures
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter backtracks, will provide full data to companies highlighting tweets for TV, even if they work with Facebook  —  Twitter Reverses Course, Decides to Play Nicely with Facebook, TV Networks  —  Twitter has decided to get along with Facebook, after all.  —  At least when it comes to displaying posts on TV.
Discussion: @chrismessina
 
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Roberto Baldwin / The Next Web:
Hoopla app streams videos, music, and audiobooks from your local library
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
News-specs? CNN wants citizen journalists to contribute via Google Glass
Discussion: CNN, ZDNet, SlashGear and Glass Almanac
Jihii Jolly / Columbia Journalism Review:
The winners of the explanatory news site game will be the ones who design them well …
Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal:
TV Networks, Advertisers at Odds Over How to Count Viewers
Gina Hall / Bizwomen:
With “Lean In” collection, Getty Images finds that photos of real women sell
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
NBC's Olympic TV Deal Accounts for Advances in Technology
Todd Spangler / Variety:
E! Harvests Instagram for Celeb-Photo Tracker on TV, Online
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Books offset newspaper losses at News Corp posting 14% revenue increase, e-book revs up 46%
Discussion: Variety and Media & Entertainment
Michael Kranish / The Boston Globe:
Facebook's push of “related articles” to users without checking credibility draws fire
Discussion: @peteskomoroch and @kegill, Thanks:@steverubel
Luke Westaway / CNET:
Netflix price hike is $1 extra per month, £1 in UK and €1 in Europe
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The late Michael Hastings' last book is his debut novel
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Dish aims to launch Web TV service by year's end
Discussion: Forbes and Hollywood Reporter
John McDermott / Digiday:
Why media buyers are still wary of Tumblr ads
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Comcast Plots Big Push in Web Video Ads