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2:50 PM ET, July 29, 2013

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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Cumulus planning to drop Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity  —  In a major shakeup for the radio industry, Cumulus Media, the second-biggest broadcaster in the country, is planning to drop both Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from its stations at the end of the year, an industry source told POLITICO on Sunday.
David Carr / New York Times:
Bloomberg Media Recruits a New Chief From the Atlantic  —  Justin B. Smith, whose digital strategy swiftly transformed The Atlantic, one of the statelier media vessels around, is about to get a bigger boat.  —  On Monday, Bloomberg will announce that Mr. Smith, the president of Atlantic Media …
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Why the time is right for The Washington Post & others to boost video initiatives  —  The Washington Post will formally launch PostTV today — a big gamble that it can widen audience and win significant advertising revenue by producing digital video programs and distributing the segments to various partners.
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:   Washington Post Launches New Political Web Shows
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
A Blow for the Press, and for Democracy  —  SOMETIMES James Risen feels like Jean Valjean, the beleaguered protagonist of “Les Miserables,” hounded for years by the authorities.  —  “They just keep coming at me,” Mr. Risen, a Times reporter in Washington, told me by phone last week.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Sinclair to buy Allbritton TV stations for $985 million  —  Sinclair will buy Allbritton's TV stations for $985 million, the company announced Monday.  The stations purchased include WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., WSET in Lynchburg, Va., and WCIV in Charleston, S.C.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
AP, Meltwater end litigation, will ‘collaborate on innovating new products’  —  Associated Press will partner with news-aggregation service Meltwater, which it sued last year, the news co-op announced Monday.  —  “There is more to be gained by working together to develop new markets …
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:
Hearst Poaches Todd Haskell From New York Times to Lead Digital Revenue  —  And Names Publisher For Still-Untitled Dr. Oz Magazine  —  Hearst Magazines has hired Todd Haskell away from The New York Times, where he had been group VP-advertising since 2007, to become senior VP and chief revenue officer …
Marc Tracy / New Republic:
How a Terrible Fox News Interview Became a Traffic Bonanza for BuzzFeed  —  There is much to be said about the interview Reza Aslan did Friday on Fox News' online show “Spirited Debate.”  Aslan, a Muslim writer who converted from Christianity (to which he had converted from Islam) …
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
Are Magazines Blowing iPad Sales?  —  Last week, the Association of Magazine Media released some unsettling, albeit not surprising, numbers for news magazines.  It found that many mags had significant drops in ad pages in the first half of this year compared to the first half of last year.
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Liana Aghajanian / Public Spectacle:
Boing Boing Editor Xeni Jardin Talks About Her Ongoing Recovery From Breast Cancer  —  Xeni Jardin live-tweeted her cancer diagnosis — and all the pain that followed.  —  “I have breast cancer and I'm in good hands.”  —  Those are the words Xeni Jardin, tech journalist …
Discussion: @trevortimm
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
News Corp's Les Goodstein, who captained company's New York community newspaper efforts, has resigned  —  News Corp. executive Les Goodstein, a major figure in local New York City newspaper-publishing, has resigned, Capital has learned.  —  Goodstein, who'd been with News Corp. for more than seven years …
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Dylan Byers / Politico:   The bigger Col Allan story
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
NBC News Partnering With GlobalPost For Foreign Coverage  —  As American TV news outlets continue to cut back on overseas bureaus, each are finding creative ways to deliver international news to viewers.  Many partner with broadcasters overseas on content and correspondent sharing agreements …
Associated Press:
New Zealand Denies Report US Helped It Spy On Journalist  —  WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand on Monday disputed a newspaper report saying its military conspired with U.S. spy agencies to monitor a freelance journalist in Afghanistan, a report that has provoked concerns …
 
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Robert-Jan Bartunek / Reuters:
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Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
NBC to Emphasize Live Events in Lineup
Alexis Sobel Fitts / Columbia Journalism Review:
Reuters's global warming about-face
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Bloomberg:
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Michael Sebastian / AdAge:
Business Insider Gives Advertiser Veto Power Over ‘Future of Business’ Edit Mix
Economist:
British newspapers are becoming more American
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