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6:45 AM ET, November 27, 2015


 Top News: 
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Analyst: ESPN's loss of 7M subscribers since 2013 means about $650M less in affiliate revenue and an estimated $250M less in ad revenue  —  When Will ESPN's Subscriber Numbers Finally Hit Bottom?  —  One of the strongest parts of Walt Disney Corp.—in addition to its powerful hold …
Jeremy Borden / Columbia Journalism Review:
How a little-known, Uber-driving freelancer brought the lawsuit that forced Chicago to release a police shooting video  —  It was the moment Brandon Smith and legions of media had been waiting for: the city of Chicago's release of a damning video that showed a white police officer shooting …
Chris Buckley / New York Times:
China cuts journalist Gao Yu's sentence from seven to five years, allows her to serve sentence outside prison because of serious illness  —  China to Release Journalist Gao Yu From Prison Over Illness  —  BEIJING — Gao Yu, a well-known Chinese journalist serving a prison sentence on charges …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
BBC Trust confirms BBC3 TV channel will be switched off and moved online by end of February 2016  —  BBC3 TV channel to be switched off by February, BBC Trust confirms  —  Corporation's governing body rubber-stamps decision to move youth-oriented channel online, but calls for more youth programming on BBC1 and BBC2
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
New York Times staff writer Sarah Nir offers to cover the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade each year to celebrate life on the anniversary of a near-fatal attack  —  For The New York Times' Sarah Maslin Nir, covering the Macy's Parade is a life-affirming tradition
Discussion: @sarahmaslinnir
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Deezer finally launches a music-streaming family plan: $16/month for 6 people, only in France for now  —  It may be a little late to the party, but Deezer has finally announced a family subscription plan for its music-streaming service.  —  Available only to Orange subscribers in France initially …
Discussion: TechCrunch
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica UK:
It is now illegal to make private copies of copyrighted media files in the UK after withdrawal of country's 2014 private copying exception regulations  —  Thanks to the music industry, it is illegal to make private copies of music—again  —  From now on, it's not just in Penzance that there are pirates.
Discussion: The Next Web
Suzan Fraser / Associated Press:
Turkey's Cumhuriyet newspaper editor-in-chief Can Dundar and reporter Erdem Gul jailed pending trial over their reports of government arms smuggling to Syria  —  2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports  —  4 photos  —  ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey …
Alex Weprin / Politico:
CNN pivots HLN back toward news  —  CNN is pivoting its sister channel HLN back toward news, abandoning the social media focus it had been pursuing in recent years.  HLN's chief executive, Albie Hecht, will depart the channel, and CNN executive VP (and former HLN chief) Ken Jautz will step in on an interim basis.
Amy Gesenhues / Search Engine Land:
Google received 15.7M copyright related URL takedown requests over one week in November, almost double from 8.2M last year  —  Google Received More Than 65 Million URL Takedown Requests In The Past Month  —  The number of URL copyright removal requests sent to Google continues to climb at a rapid rate.
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Austin Siegemund-Broka / Hollywood Reporter:
MPAA Wins $10.5 Million and Injunction in MovieTube Lawsuit
Jennifer Harper / Washington Times:
Dolan named executive editor at The Washington Times
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube Kids Faces Further FTC Complaints Related To Junk Food Ads Targeting Young Children
Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land:
Google announces ad partner support for Accelerated Mobile Pages, its version of Facebook's Instant Articles, launching early next year
J.K. Trotter / Gawker:
Emails to and from State Department aide Philippe Reines show negotiations by Politico's Mike Allen for access to Chelsea Clinton and more
Bruce Livesey / National Observer:
Postmedia, with nearly 200 Canadian newspapers, faces a declining editorial reputation as it pays off $646M in long-term debt, primarily to two US hedge funds
Wall Street Journal:
Justice Department investigating whether Comcast's business practices in the “spot” cable ad market violates federal antitrust law