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4:35 PM ET, August 25, 2014

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Following layoffs memo, Jeff Zucker tells CNN employees they need to “do less and do it with less”  —  CNN chief: News operation will do less with less  —  CNN chief Jeff Zucker recently shared not so encouraging words with some of the news operation's employees, many of whom have been bracing for potential jobs cuts.
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Jon Lafayette / Multichannel News:
Turner Broadcasting to offer buyouts to 500 senior staff tomorrow, CNN included
Discussion: Variety
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to Buy Video Site Twitch for More Than $1 Billion  —  Amazon has agreed to acquire Twitch, a live-streaming service for videogame players, for more than $1 billion, according to a person who has been briefed on the matter.
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Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Time Inc. Faces a Looming Existential Magazine Deadline  —  What should a magazine company be now?  The most storied one in America has to come up with an answer fast.  —  In the 92 years since Henry Luce co-founded Time Inc., there have been just seven journalists to hold the title of editor-in-chief.
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
NYT public editor says choice of words in Michael Brown profile a “regrettable mistake”  —  An Ill-Chosen Phrase, ‘No Angel,’ Brings a Storm of Protest  —  Two words — “no angel” — have become a flash point for many of the difficult, contentious, entrenched issues that have arisen …
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
New York Times defends Michael Brown Jr. ‘no angel’ characterization  —  An outrage plume is now settling over the New York Times over two words in a retrospective on the life of Michael Brown Jr., the victim of the Ferguson, Mo., police shooting whose funeral takes place today.
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Quartz has a new look—and for the first time, a homepage  —  We just shipped version 3.0 of Quartz, which you are looking at right now.  It's our second major redesign in as many years, a rapid pace of reinvention that makes good on our promise to continually evolve and improve on what a purely digital news organization can be.
Bill Carter / New York Times:
Profile of NBC News President Deborah Turness as she completes her first year in the role  —  NBC News President Rouses the Network  —  In her first year as president of NBC News, Deborah Turness received one message loud and clear: Welcome to the feeding frenzy.
David Carr / New York Times:
Its Edge Intact, Vice Is Chasing Hard News  —  In early 2010, I wrote a column about Vice in which Shane Smith, one of the founders, suggested that he and his band of insurgents were building “the next MTV.”  And then there was a promise to become “the next CNN” — outrageous claims at the time …
Tim Peterson / AdAge:
Yahoo rolls out its native ad network to other publishers, including Vox Media's SB Nation  —  Here Is Yahoo's Native Ad Network  —  Content Recommendation Box on Vox Media, CBS Interactive Sites Includes Yahoo's Ads  —  Yahoo's content recommendation box places its native ads on others' sites.
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
ACLU, Guardian U.S. and Oklahoma Observer file lawsuit against state prison system  —  On Monday, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit along with The Guardian U.S. and The Oklahoma Observer, according to a press release, “seeking to stop Oklahoma prison officials from selectively filtering what journalists can see during an execution.”
Discussion: Guardian, ACLU and Gawker
Andy Cush / Gawker:
Experts: Foley Execution Video Was Edited to Streamline Beheading  —  The clip depicting American James Foley's beheading at the hands of an ISIS jihadi may have been staged, according to forensic video analysts commissioned by the UK Times.  The experts don't dispute that Foley was murdered …
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Fox News:
US, UK eye rapper as British-born militant who beheaded journalist James Foley
Carmel DeAmicis / Gigaom:
Facebook shifts its algorithm to fight clickbait.  Will it kill off Upworthy and Buzzfeed?  —  Facebook is going after clickbait with its new algorithm changes.  That could have a profound impact on the traffic Buzzfeed, Upworthy and their lesser rivals see.  —  Facebook has changed its news feed algorithm for the millionth time.
 
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Chris Ip / Columbia Journalism Review:
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Vice News sparks debate on engaging younger viewers
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Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Erosion of newspaper coverage in Ferguson and similar places reduces civic engagement; solutions are digital
Rukmini Callimachi / New York Times:
Peter Theo Curtis, Abducted by Nusra Front in 2012, Is Released
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Why journalists from NYT and BuzzFeed published raw data from Ferguson reporting on GitHub
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