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9:35 AM ET, June 27, 2014


 Top News: 
Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues
Discussion: The Daily Beast, Daily Mail and RT
British democracy damaged by hacking scandal, politicians no longer fear newspapers
Discussion: @econeurope and @peter_watts
Sam Gutelle / Tubefilter:
Fullscreen Will Invest $10 Million In Original Programming  —  Fullscreen's motto is “power to the creators.”  During a presentation at VidCon, the multi-channel network explained how it will live by that mantra.  In his keynote address, CEO George Strompolos announced Fullscreen's plan to invest $10 million in original programming.
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter and The Wrap
Mark Kleinman / Sky News:
Yahoo bids $250M for YouTube partner Fullscreen, Chernin Group also said to be interested  —  Yahoo And Chernin Vie For YouTube Partner  —  Sky News understands Yahoo has offered around $250m for Fullscreen  —  The internet giant Yahoo is vying to win control of Fullscreen …
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Ads on Public TV?  Station Seeks Supreme Court Review of Ban on Commercial Spots  —  The day after the Supreme Court issued its decision in Aereo, the justices are weighing whether to take another case that could have a significant impact on broadcasting.  —  Minority Television Project …
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
YouTube stars partner with Victorious to connect with fans, sell ads and in-app purchases  —  YouTube stars Ryan Higa, Michelle Phan and Boyce Avenue to launch apps  —  Working with US mobile startup Victorious to connect with fans and make money from ads and in-app purchases
Discussion: The Next Web
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / The Week:
Vox, derp, and the intellectual stagnation of the left  —  Talk about an epistemic closure problem  —  This wunderkind is now presiding over an empire of derp.  —  S  —  everal long winters ago, when President Obama was thunderously elected amid Messianic fervor, and much of the right …
Erich Schwartzel / Wall Street Journal:
The latest “Transformers” movie pulled out all the stops to appeal to a Chinese audience, illustrating how crucial China is to Hollywood's fortunes.  —  For ‘Transformers,’ Action Is in China  —  From Casting Effort, to Premieres, to Filming, a Nod to an Increasingly Important Market
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
German Media Giant Bertelsmann Backs Indian Start-Up Fund  —  The multi-million dollar investment in the Digital Nirvana Fund is part of Bertelsmann's expansion into the fast-growing Asian media markets.  —  German media giant Bertelsmann has made a multi-million dollar investment …
Miguel Helft / Fortune:
Q&A: Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube on ad revenue, original content  —  How do you take the best parts of the traditional TV process and apply them to the Internet?  YouTubeÂ's chief executive explains.  For all its success, YouTube has long suffered from TV envy.
Discussion: @johnbattelle
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Barrister David Wolfe to chair the press regulation recognition panel  —  A barrister, Dr David Wolfe QC, has been appointed as the inaugural chair of the recognition panel that was established by the royal charter on press regulation.  —  Wolfe, who is in practice at Matrix Chambers …
Discussion: @katiehwclark and HoldTheFrontPage
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
YouTube adding support for 60 FPS videos, tip jar for fan funding  —  YouTube announced today it's adding two new features that will benefit people who enjoy watching video games online and those who stream games online: 60 frames per second video playback and the option for fans to pay video creators directly through YouTube.
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Liberty Global to start review of £100m pan-European media planning account  —  John Malone's firm plans review following purchase of Virgin Media last year, creating Europe's largest broadband business  —  John Malone's Liberty Global, which owns Virgin Media in the UK …
Discussion: Press Association
Alicia Rancilio / Associated Press:
What's the hash?  Why hashtags for TV shows matter  —  NEW YORK (AP) — During fresh episodes of “Pretty Little Liars,” the marketing and publicity teams at ABC Family huddle in a conference room to tweet live with fans.  —  So do cast members and the show's producers from where and when they can — and the dialogue often pays off.
Lexy Savvides / CNET:
Spotify Australia: our major competitor is piracy  —  Spotify Australia and New Zealand MD Kate Vale explains how the streaming service is trying to lure pirates onto the platform, and reveals hopes of striking a telco deal in Australia.  —  Spotify Australia and New Zealand MD Kate Vale.  —  Spotify
Discussion: TorrentFreak
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Daily, A New App From Buffer, Uses Tinder Gestures For Finding And Sharing Content  —  In May, Buffer — the app that competes against the likes of SocialFlow and HootSuite as a way for individuals and businesses to schedule and share things on social networks — added a new content suggestion feature …
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In Spain more than 300 journalism projects have cropped up in five years, 60% rely on ads
Discussion: Poynter
Todd Spangler / Variety:
NBCUniversal Taps Ex-HBO Exec Dina Juliano to Head TV Everywhere Product Strategy
The Newspaper Guild:
SCOTUSblog Worthy of Supreme Court Press Credentials
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
NeonGrid Wants to Be the IMDb for Online Videos
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Arizona PBS Moves to Cronkite School, Becomes ‘Teaching Hospital’ and Innovation Hub
 Earlier Picks: 
Press Gazette:
New Statesman to launch new data-driven websites focusing on cities and the 2015 general election
Discussion: New Statesman
CBC News:
CBC shifting focus to digital and mobile; reducing staff, news broadcasts, in-house production
Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
Simon & Schuster makes all its ebooks available to libraries, following successful trial
Gustavo Arellano / OC Weekly:
Aaron Kushner claimed he'd save The Orange County Register and transform journalism. He didn't