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10:40 AM ET, June 13, 2014


 Top News: 
Wall Street Journal:
Univision in talks with CBS, Time Warner about possible sale; seeks more than $20B  —  Univision Holds Preliminary Sale Talks With CBS, Time Warner  —  Univision's Owners Seek for More Than $20 Billion for Broadcaster  —  The owners of Univision Communications Inc., in their search for an exit …
Chelsea Clinton paid $600K by NBC  —  Chelsea Clinton earned an annual salary of $600,000 at NBC News before switching to a month-to-month contract earlier this year, sources with knowledge of the agreement told POLITICO.  —  Clinton, who joined NBC News as a “special correspondent” …
Discussion: @rebeccagberg, @tomgara and @alexweprin
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter Media Head Chloe Sladden Is Leaving  —  Chloe Sladden, the high-profile executive in charge of Twitter's media unit, is leaving the company.  Sources familiar with the company say she informed her team of her plans today; later, she announced her departure publicly via a series of tweets.
Mike Isaac / Medium:
Twitter's once-independent Media team will report to the Marketing and Communications division  —  Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Twitter Plans a Shakeup for its Media Division  —  Another day, another restructuring.  —  (Let's get one thing out of the way.  —  I worked for AllThingsD …
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
Reddit's Newsgathering Comes of Age After Growing Pains  —  In the hours and days after the Boston Marathon bombing, the hive mind of Reddit sprang into action.  Redditors studied pictures from the scene, listened to police scanners and pieced together information in attempts to identify the suspects.
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Publishing to carry $350 million in debt in spinoff … Tribune Publishing will carry $350 million of debt when it spins off as a stand-alone company, $25 million higher than previously stated.  That figure includes a $275 million cash dividend payable to Tribune Co., which remains the same.
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Layoffs at News Corp's community papers as sale looms  —  On Thursday, layoffs hit News Corp's Community Newspaper Group, where a sale is pending, Capital has learned.  —  The local newspaper chain, which includes titles like The Brooklyn Paper, the Brooklyn Courier, the Times Ledger and the Bronx Times …
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The mobile majority: Engaging people on smartphones is the next big challenge to the news  —  There's lots of great stuff in there as usual, with articles on the state of journalism education, citizen journalism in Turkey, comics journalism, epic poetry (!), and more.
Nicholas Diakopoulos / Tow Center for Digital …:
Patents show how robot journalists work for Narrative Science, Automated Insights and more  —  The Anatomy of a Robot Journalist  —  Given that an entire afternoon was dedicated to a “Robot Journalism Bootcamp” at the Global Editors Network Summit this week, it's probably safe …
Iraq blocks Facebook, YouTube, Twitter  —  The Iraqi federal government has decided to block a number of websites and social networking sites across the country, said source in Iraqi Ministry of Communications on Friday.  —  The ministry of communications has been instructed by government …
Myriam Robin / Crikey:
News Corp's copyright claims against Mail Online calls into question ownership of quotes  —  News faces uphill battle to stop Mail pinching its work  —  Who owns the copyright on a quote?  Probably not the newspaper publishing it, according to media law experts.
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab:
It's World Cup time: Here's how 8 news orgs will tackle the world's biggest sporting event online  —  The wait is finally over.  —  After a grueling three-year qualification process, the World Cup starts today in Brazil.  While the 32 finalists have been hard at work training for the tournament …
Sam Colt / Business Insider:
Comcast's video service to be for professionally produced content, may not launch for 2 years  —  Comcast May Launch A New Video Service — But It's Not The YouTube Killer Everyone's Talking About  —  Comcast has been rumored to be developing a video-streaming service to rival YouTube, according to VentureBeat and GigaOm.
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
FT managing editor says Candy Crush now a competitor as survey says a third of Britons access news on mobiles  —  The managing editor of the Financial Times has revealed that he sees Candy Crush (pictured, Reuters) and other smartphone applications as a new form of competition.
Anthony Harrup / Wall Street Journal:
Mexican Regulator Delays TV Network Auction  —  Regulator Cites Congressional Delay in Passing Laws to Guide Telecommunications Overhaul  —  MEXICO CITY—Mexico's telecommunications regulator decided Thursday to delay by several months the planned auction of two digital television networks …
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