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3:55 PM ET, July 12, 2014

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Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Role of Sports Illustrated in LeBron James's Announcement Raises Journalistic Questions  —  By being the first to report on Friday that LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sports Illustrated beat a journalistic pack that included 15 on-air people at ESPN.
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Craig Calcaterra:
Sports Illustrated gets modern media; gets criticized for it  —  The LeBron James news dominated sports media for the past several days.  Everyone — even people who don't much care about basketball — was interested in it at least on some level.  Even if it was only to joke, snark and/or join in some fun collective happening.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Sports Illustrated editors didn't know of LeBron's decision until ‘this morning’  —  LeBron James' decision to come back to Cleveland is a monumental story for sports journalism.  So how did SI get the scoop?  —  For Chris Stone, the managing editor of Sports Illustrated …
The Tennessean:
John Seigenthaler, longtime Tennessean editor, dies at 86  —  John Seigenthaler, a legendary Tennessee journalist, intimate confidant to two near-presidents and fierce advocate for racial equality, died Friday.  He was 86.  Mr. Seigenthaler passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family.
Ann Friedman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Gawker's so-far successful experiment in making office chats public  —  Last Monday, Gawker editor Max Read announced that the bloggers and editors on his team were spending too much time chatting on Campfire, one of several group-chat apps that have become popular in newsrooms.
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Google launches ‘advisory council’ page on right to be forgotten  —  Search engine formalising procedure to deal with more than 70,000 requests for links to be removed after EU ruling fallout  —  Google launched a dedicated page on Friday to publicise its advisory council on the right …
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James Ball / Guardian:
Google admits to errors over Guardian ‘right to be forgotten’ link deletions
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David Drummond / Guardian:
Google's top lawyer describes challenges in implementing EU's Right To Be Forgotten, urges public debate
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Robots Are Invading the News Business, and It's Great for Journalists  —  Don't fear the revolution.  —  Earlier this week, one of my business-beat colleagues got assigned to recap the quarterly earnings of Alcoa, the giant metals company, for the Associated Press.
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
SoundCloud in licensing talks with major labels, may give each revenue split and 3-5% stakes  —  SoundCloud Said to Near Deals With Record Labels  —  The largest record labels are closing in on a deal for a stake in buzzy digital-music service SoundCloud Ltd., in exchange for an agreement …
Barton Gellman / Washington Post:
Washington Post writer responds to criticism of analysis of 160K conversations intercepted by the NSA, sheds light on data set, analysis methods  —  How 160,000 intercepted communications led to our latest NSA story  —  The Debrief An occasional series offering a reporter's insights
Reuters:
Slim says he could exercise NY Times stock warrants  —  (Reuters) - Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim says he could exercise stock warrants in The New York Times Co which expire early next year, a move that would more than double his stake in the media company.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter's New Analytics Tell Advertisers And Publishers How Many People Actually Saw Their Tweets  —  If you're looking for more details about how all of your tweets are doing, Twitter today released a new analytics dashboard for advertisers, Twitter Card publishers, and verified users.
 
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