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11:05 PM ET, May 12, 2014

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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Associated Press polices story length  —  Citing a “sea of bloated mid-level copy,” Associated Press Managing Editor for U.S. News Brian Carovillano last week instructed fellow editors at the wire service to limit most “daily, bylined digest stories” to a length of between 300 and 500 words.
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Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
He said/she said isn't just a failure of journalism, it's a failure to understand the media market  —  For some time now, journalism professor and First Look Media advisor Jay Rosen has been railing against what he calls “he said, she said” journalism — that is, the artificially balanced approach …
Discussion: Medium, Thanks:@mathewi
Wall Street Journal:
AT&T could seal deal to take over DirecTV within two weeks, for around $50B  —  AT&T Could Strike Deal For DirecTV In As Soon As Two Weeks  —  AT&T Would Likely Pay A Combination of Cash, Stock  —  AT&T Inc. is moving quickly to seal a takeover deal with DirecTV …
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
NAB Sues FCC Over Sharing Arrangement Guidance  —  Says Media Bureau was off base and exceeded authority  —  The National Association of Broadcasters says it has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to throw out the FCC's March 12 guidance on how it would review TV station sharing arrangements in station deals.
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Amy Schatz / Re/code:
Complaints About Net Neutrality Flooding the FCC  —  It's now T-minus six days until the FCC is scheduled to take up a controversial plan to allow Internet providers to buy priority, fast-lane service to consumers — and the complaints continue to pile up.  —  Yesterday, FCC Chairman Tom …
Marguerite Reardon / CNET:   Al Franken discusses his opposition to Comcast-Time Warner deal and support for net neutrality
Yinka Adegoke / Billboard:
Iovine and Dre could be unveiled as Apple execs at WWDC, deal to be announced later this week  —  Apple May Unveil Iovine, Dr. Dre Exec Appointments at June Conference … Questions?  Comments?  Let us know: @billboardbiz
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Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Apple interested in Beats for paid streaming conversion rate, plans to improve its headphones
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Washington Post Has Hired 50 Staffers In 2014 Amid Bezos-Funded Expansion  —  NEW YORK — The Washington Post reached a milestone Monday that would've seemed unthinkable amid the succession of newsroom buyouts in recent years: 50 new hires in 2014.  —  “No, you haven't been imagining it …
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
At the New York Times, one-third of roughly 400 reporters are women  —  Still Talking About It: ‘Where Are the Women?’  —  Some facts, according to a recent Women's Media Center study:  —  * At the nation's 10 most widely circulated newspapers, men had 63 percent of the bylines, nearly two for every one for a woman.
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Gabriel Arana / American Prospect:
At many liberal media outlets, just 10% of staff are minorities
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
YouTube shuts down public RSS feeds of user subscriptions  —  Easily getting your YouTube videos into an RSS reader is no longer supported.  —  If you're a news junky, you probably use an RSS reader like Feed.ly to keep up with stuff on the Web.  One of the nicest ways to consume YouTube subscriptions …
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
AP launches international investigative unit, expands US investigative team  —  AP expands investigative team  —  The Associated Press announced Monday that it is expanding its Washington-based investigative team, adding reporters for national coverage and “launching a unit of international reporters …
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
BuzzFeed's President Is Stepping Down  —  Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed's COO and president, is leaving, the company announced today.  —  He will continue to serve as an advisor to BuzzFeed and Lerer Ventures.  Additionally, BuzzFeed said Steinberg will move on to “new challenges in the web and media space.”
Discussion: Poynter and @breakingmoney
Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York:
Former CBSSports.com VP and GM Jason Kint named CEO of Online Publishers Association  —  O.P.A. names Jason Kint C.E.O.  —  The Online Publishers Association has named Jason Kint, the former senior vice president and general manager of CBSSports.com, its new C.E.O., Capital has learned.
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Culture change is hard: What Nikki Usher learned in five months embedded in The New York Times newsroom  —  In the early afternoon of January 27, 2010, The New York Times' tech team was ready for breaking news: Apple was set to unveil its long-anticipated tablet computer.
 
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Kaylene Hong / The Next Web:
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