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Ted Johnson / Variety:
Los Angeles Mayor: FCC Should Consider Dodgers Dispute in Comcast-TW Cable Merger Review  —  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that the FCC's review of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger should examine “real world problems like the Dodgers dispute,” in which more than 60% …
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Sruthijith KK / Quartz:
The Times of India just instituted a bizarre Twitter and Facebook policy  —  Hundreds of journalists working at the Times of India and its sister publications have received a peculiar request from their employer: hand over your Twitter and Facebook passwords and let us post for you.
Walt Mossberg / Re/code:
Re/code introducing native advertising  —  A New Advertising Format for Re/code  —  Eagle-eyed readers may notice a new feature here on Re/code today.  It's called “Sponsor Content,” and is, for us, a new form of advertising.  Known broadly as “native advertising,” this is a category …
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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com:
Turner Broadcasting announces voluntary buyout program to around 6% of its US workforce  —  Turner Broadcasting offers voluntary buyouts  —  Seeking to reduce costs at channels like TNT, TBS, Adult Swim and CNN, Turner Broadcasting today announced a voluntary buyout program for about 6% of its U.S.-based employees.
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
The 2014 Online Journalism Award Finalists  —  The Online News Association has announced the 2014 finalists for its Online Journalism Awards.  The awards honor a variety of categories, including investigative journalism, data journalism, visual digital storytelling, general excellence, public service and more.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Rogers And Shaw Team Up To Launch A Netflix Competitor For Canada Called ‘Shomi’  —  Canadian cable giants aren't just going to watch their audience slip away to streaming services - two of the nation's biggest providers have joined forces to launch shomi, a new subscription-based service …
Andrew Leonard / Salon:
Sorry, everyone: The future of journalism is still up in the air  —  As a smartphone-obsessed journalist, there was never any doubt that I would click on the headline “How the Smartphone Ushered In a Golden Age of Journalism.”  And surprise!  In the August issue of Wired, Frank Rose tells us that “journalism ... is holding its own.”
Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab:
Verge Hack Week: developers, designers, and writers build new storytelling tools, plot growth  —  The Verge threw a hackweek and invited everyone they know  —  The idea for a Hack Week at The Verge was fairly simple, says editor-in-chief Nilay Patel.  Looking at the example …
Michael Wolff / USA Today:
Mail Online success due to publisher ensuring digital and print function separately, different products with different functions  —  ‘Daily Mail’ solves Internet paradox  —  News is a reliable British export.  The lineup of products has included the tabloid and broadsheet newspaper …
Alex Weprin / Capital New York:
To lure subscribers, the Times debuts a free mini crossword  —  The New York Times is launching a free daily mini crossword puzzle for users of its crossword app for iOS devices, the company said today.  —  The puzzle, which is comprised of a five-by-five grid of blocks …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Wall Street Journal
Cliff Kuang / Wired:
Instagram releases Hyperlapse app for creating fast, smooth time-lapse videos  —  Hyperlapse, Instagram's New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand  —  Today at 10am PST, Instagram is lifting the veil on Hyperlapse, one of the company's first apps outside of Instagram itself.
Kirsten Acuna / Business Insider:
Netflix Was Completely Shut Out At The Emmys  —  Netflix earned a record 31 Emmy nominations this year, but the internet streaming giant went home empty-handed during the Emmy Awards ceremony Monday evening.  —  A few of its actors were up for big awards, including Kevin Spacey for Best Actor in …
 
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Amanda Meade / Guardian:
Rupert Murdoch runs News Corp along feudal' lines, Kim Williams says
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Erik Martin, general manager of Reddit, on journalism, comments, global expansion, democracy
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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Tribune Hires John Batter to Run Digital Media, Shashi Seth Out
Discussion: TechCrunch, @pkafka and PR Newswire
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
NYT public editor says choice of words in Michael Brown profile a “regrettable mistake”
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
ACLU, Guardian U.S. and Oklahoma Observer file lawsuit against state prison system
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Carmel DeAmicis / Gigaom:
Facebook shifts its algorithm to fight clickbait. Will it kill off Upworthy and Buzzfeed?
 

 
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Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sony put its e-paper watch on a crowd-funding site in September under the name “FES Watch” to gauge interest, promises delivery after May

Richard N. Velotta / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Uber suspends operations in Nevada due to statewide preliminary injunction, promises to return

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