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1:50 AM ET, October 18, 2013


 Top News: 
Adrienne LaFrance / The Great Debate:
Former Civil Beat reporter tells what it's like to work with Pierre Omidyar
Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
The extraordinary promise of the new Greenwald-Omidyar venture (UPDATED)
Darren Boyle / Press Gazette:
FT says that following shift from print to digital it now employs more journalists than ever before  —  The shift from print to digital journalism can lead to an increase in editorial staff according to the Financial Times.  —  Mary Beth Christie, the title's head of operations …
Discussion: @raju
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Digital subscriptions to the Times and Sunday Times top 150,000  —  News UK reveals that the two titles have a total of 350,000 subscribers to print and online editions  —  News UK has revealed that the number of digital subscribers to the Times and Sunday Times has topped 150,000.
Discussion: mUmBRELLA
Eric Newton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Eric Newton: Students can pull journalism schools into the digital age  —  Journalism education isn't evolving fast enough, and you should help change that  —  Editor's note: Last summer, longtime Knight Foundation executive Eric Newton issued a call for reform in journalism education …
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
It's Official: Mike Hopkins Named CEO of Hulu  —  Interim CEO Andy Forssell exits  —  Hulu has announced Fox Networks distribution chief as CEO of Hulu.  —  Interim CEO Andy Forssell will be leaving the company.  —  “After an extensive search, Mike was simply the best candidate for the job.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Breitbart News shakes up masthead  —  Breitbart News, the combative right-wing news and opinion network, will today announce “a fundamental restructuring” of its masthead that will leave the 27-year-old Alexander Marlow in charge of editorial operations, POLITICO has learned.
Discussion: @bankofkev, @dylanbyers and @noltenc
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Cinedigm Pays $51.5M for Home Entertainment Player GVE  —  Cinedigm has acquired home entertainment company Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment (GVE) for $51.5 million, the company announced Thursday.  GVE was a division of Gaiam, a health and wellness company, that became a player in the home entertainment space …
Discussion: Home Media Magazine and Variety
Alastair Reid /
How entrepreneurial journalism is building a local voice in Egypt  —  Mandara Online, an Egyptian NGO, acts as a portal for news and content from across rural and disconnected Upper Egypt  — Read more  —  Other top stories  —  Also on
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
IsoHunt to Shut Down After Settlement With Hollywood Studios  —  The BitTorrent indexer has agreed to pay $110 million to resolve a copyright infringement case.  —  The Motion Picture Association of America has announced that it has reached a settlement with the operators of IsoHunt …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Union warns ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ employees to be ‘careful what you say’  —  Stormy weather at ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer.’  —  The union that represents hundreds of employees at the embattled Philadelphia Inquirer has a warning for them.  —  “It has become painfully clear that your work emails …
Discussion: @abeaujon and The Huffington Post
Rem Rieder / USA Today:
Philly newspaper stars in ugly melodrama
Margaret Sullivan / The Public Editor's Journal:
Behind the Scenes on Changes to a Story on Pope Francis  —  Laurie Goodstein covers one of the most scrutinized beats at The Times.  As national religion correspondent, her recent articles on Pope Francis have been the topic of plenty of conversation and discussion - and have had very heavy readership.
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
NewsCred launches NewsRoom, a freelance-based newswire service  —  Disclosure: NewsCred has a syndication partnership with VentureBeat.  While the majority of demands for syndicated content comes from well-established publications like the New York Times, media outlets also need content that's …
Discussion: Fast Company and Mashable
Ricardo Bilton / VentureBeat:
The rise of ‘dark search’ is great for publishers, bad for keyword stuffers  —  At Google, the keyword is inching towards its inevitable, overdue demise.  But then again, maybe its death is already here.  Over the past few months publishers have seem a dramatic rise in the amount of traffic …
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Failure of Verizon's cable partnership kills secretive Nuon content-sharing project  —  Verizon's announcement Thursday that it has terminated an R&D partnership with cable companies announced earlier this summer puts an end to a top-secret project that would have competed with over-the-top services …
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Cassell Bryan-Low / Wall Street Journal:
British judge forbids WSJ from publishing names in Libor fraud probe
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
Pageview Journalism Gets a Reset
Brian Lowry / Variety:
News' Need to Pump Web Traffic Presents Speedbump for Network TV Coverage
Discussion: @davidpoland
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
How Robert Costa Became the Golden Boy of the Government Shutdown
Kyle Alspach / Boston Business Journal:
Brightcove gets AOL video unit as customer for Zencoder
Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly:
Macmillan to Offer Entire E-book Backlist to Libraries
Discussion: @jafurtado, GigaOM and Publishers Lunch
Sami Aboudi / Reuters:
Abu Dhabi-based Sky News Arabia says has lost contact with crew in Syria
Discussion: Guardian, Sky News and and breaking
 Earlier Picks: 
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Maker Studios Founder Danny Zappin Buys Website NewMediaRockstars
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Journalism festival canceled due to funding problems
A year on, no news of US journalist captured in Syria
Discussion: Today and GlobalPost
Harriet Green / City A.M. Feed:
Sky Broadband customer numbers pass five million but profit drops