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12:20 PM ET, June 27, 2014

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Mark Kleinman / Sky News:
Yahoo bids $250M for YouTube partner Fullscreen, Chernin Group also said to be interested  —  Yahoo And Chernin Vie For YouTube Partner  —  Sky News understands Yahoo has offered around $250m for Fullscreen  —  The internet giant Yahoo is vying to win control of Fullscreen …
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Sam Gutelle / Tubefilter:
Fullscreen Will Invest $10 Million In Original Programming  —  Fullscreen's motto is “power to the creators.”  During a presentation at VidCon, the multi-channel network explained how it will live by that mantra.  In his keynote address, CEO George Strompolos announced Fullscreen's plan to invest $10 million in original programming.
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Economist:
British democracy damaged by hacking scandal, politicians no longer fear newspapers
Discussion: @econeurope and @peter_watts
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
New York Times never had blogs as they were edited, the term was usurped by reporters who felt threatened by blogs  —  I know what a blog is  —  A blog is the unedited voice of a person.  —  The lack of editing is central, because it's one person who's responsible for every word.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
New York Mag digital ad revenues close to 50% of total, Science of Us vertical hits 1M uniques  —  New York's ‘Science of Us’ takes off  —  In December, when New York announced that it would be moving to a biweekly publishing schedule, it positioned the pivot both as a reinvention …
Discussion: @lauraolin, @niemanlab and @joepompeo
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Ads on Public TV?  Station Seeks Supreme Court Review of Ban on Commercial Spots  —  The day after the Supreme Court issued its decision in Aereo, the justices are weighing whether to take another case that could have a significant impact on broadcasting.  —  Minority Television Project …
Erich Schwartzel / Wall Street Journal:
The latest “Transformers” movie pulled out all the stops to appeal to a Chinese audience, illustrating how crucial China is to Hollywood's fortunes.  —  For ‘Transformers,’ Action Is in China  —  From Casting Effort, to Premieres, to Filming, a Nod to an Increasingly Important Market
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / The Week:
Vox, derp, and the intellectual stagnation of the left  —  Talk about an epistemic closure problem  —  This wunderkind is now presiding over an empire of derp.  —  S  —  everal long winters ago, when President Obama was thunderously elected amid Messianic fervor, and much of the right …
Miguel Helft / Fortune:
Q&A: Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube on ad revenue, original content  —  How do you take the best parts of the traditional TV process and apply them to the Internet?  YouTubeÂ's chief executive explains.  For all its success, YouTube has long suffered from TV envy.
Discussion: @johnbattelle
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
YouTube adding support for 60 FPS videos, tip jar for fan funding  —  YouTube announced today it's adding two new features that will benefit people who enjoy watching video games online and those who stream games online: 60 frames per second video playback and the option for fans to pay video creators directly through YouTube.
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Combining a creative studio and ad smarts, Victory Journal tells lush, visual sports stories  —  Statistics don't matter to the sports magazine Victory Journal.  Neither does the score of a game, really.  Rather the magazine, which comes out in print twice each year, covers …
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
German Media Giant Bertelsmann Backs Indian Start-Up Fund  —  The multi-million dollar investment in the Digital Nirvana Fund is part of Bertelsmann's expansion into the fast-growing Asian media markets.  —  German media giant Bertelsmann has made a multi-million dollar investment …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Barrister David Wolfe to chair the press regulation recognition panel  —  A barrister, Dr David Wolfe QC, has been appointed as the inaugural chair of the recognition panel that was established by the royal charter on press regulation.  —  Wolfe, who is in practice at Matrix Chambers …
Discussion: @katiehwclark and HoldTheFrontPage
 
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