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12:00 PM ET, May 26, 2014


 Top News: 
David Carr / New York Times:
A Platform and Blogging Tool, Medium Charms Writers  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Evan Williams is at it again.  Mr. Williams is sitting in an office here a mile up the road from Twitter, where he is a founder and is still a board member, working on Medium, an amorphous-sounding company …
Bob Pool / Los Angeles Times:
Isla Vista shootings: University newspaper editor was near crime scene  —  As out-of-town news organizations swept into tiny Isla Vista to report on Friday's shooting rampage, campus newspaper editor Marissa Wenzke had already spent 12 hours on the story.  Wenzke, 22, was partying …
Paul Ford / Businessweek:
Google Can Coexist With the Right to Be Forgotten  —  In Luxembourg, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on May 13 that individuals have the “right to be forgotten,” meaning they have the right to ask Google (GOOG) to remove information about them from its search index.
Discussion: @mathewi
CBC News:
Knowlton Nash, longtime anchor of CBC's The National, dead at 86  —  Toronto-born Nash was one of Canada's top journalists  —  Knowlton Nash, a decorated Canadian journalist who went from selling newspapers as a boy in Toronto to serving a decade as anchor of CBC's The National, has died at age 86.
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
ESPN considering selling online subs to soccer games for customers without pay TV  —  RPT-ESPN may offer online soccer package outside pay TV  —  ESPN is considering selling online access to live Major League Soccer games to consumers without pay TV subscriptions, an experiment that could help …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
TV Everywhere Is Getting Better. But It Won't Stop the Pay-TV Empire From Crumbling
Discussion: @awallenstein
Max Bearak / New York Times:
Foreign news outlets see India as potential market; Guardian considering new site launch there  —  Global Digital News Brands See Growth Opportunity in India  —  Newspaper is everywhere in India.  Print readership, especially of the country's vernacular press, is continuing to rise.
Discussion: @jonathanshainin and @lpolgreen
Mother Jones:
Inside Internet Archive: the “Library of Alexandria, version two” is now home to 15 PB of data  —  Meet the People Behind the Wayback Machine, One of Our Favorite Things About the Internet  —  Brewster Kahle is quick to point out that we are not standing inside a former Scientology church.
Discussion: @sfj and @detcookieman74
Jacob Harris / Source:
Jacob Harris on Six Ways to Make Mistakes with Data  —  Jacob Harris on Six Ways to Make Mistakes with Data  —  In this case study  —  With the launching of 538, Vox and the New York Times' Upshot, it seems like the age of data journalism is finally here, greeted with both acclaim and concern by media critics.
Discussion: @drewlinzer
Nikki Usher / Columbia Journalism Review:
NYT innovation report shows some things haven't changed since 2010, misses some NYT strengths  —  The New York Times' digital limbo  —  An author says the paper's digital efforts are stuck in 2010  —  The New York Times innovation report provides an inside look at the paper of record in the US …
Discussion: Vox
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Others Fade, but Judge Judy Is Forever: At 71, She Still Presides  —  LOS ANGELES — Judge Judith Sheindlin, the straight-talking star of “Judge Judy,” peered down at a sassy defendant with disgust.  “Listen to me, Miss Fibby,” Judge Sheindlin snapped at a recent taping here.
Discussion: @darrenrovell and @mungaro
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
BitLit Helps You Get E-Book Versions Of The Physical Books You Already Own  —  Chances are, you've got a good number of those old-school physical books in your house but have mostly moved to e-books at this point.  What if you could potentially get a cheap or free e-book copy of some of those books?
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Jen Chung / Gothamist:
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
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