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9:20 PM ET, August 13, 2014

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Jessica Coen / Jezebel:
Gawker reintroduces pending comments system to combat Jezebel's rape gif problem  —  What Gawker Media Is Doing About Our Rape Gif Problem  —  On Monday, we posted an open letter to the management of Gawker Media, our parent company, regarding an ongoing problem that we here at Jezebel …
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
Exclusive: Radio Disney Moving Off Air to Digital  —  23 radio stations to be put up for sale  —  The Walt Disney Co. is looking to sell 23 more radio stations and move its Radio Disney kids programming exclusively to digital distribution.  —  The shift comes because young viewers …
Chris Caesar / The Boston Globe:
Washington Post Reporter Wesley Lowery Arrested in Ferguson  —  Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reily were reportedly arrested in Ferguson, Missouri Wednesday night as clashes between police and protesters entered its fourth night.
Sam Kirkland / Poynter:
Reddit's press guidelines: Get permission from Redditors before using their content in a list  —  New press guidelines from Reddit — which it's calling “Pressiquette,” a portmanteau I'll be avoiding for the rest of this post — explain how the site is different from other social networking platforms …
Jim Romenesko:
NYDN editor tells staff to use buzzy words like “suicide”, “death” in Robin Williams stories  —  New York Daily News memo: Thanks for keeping our Robin Williams stories SEO strong  —  This memo comes from the deputy managing editor of entertainment at New York Daily News digital.
BuzzFeed:
13 Top Editors On How They Think About Diversity In Their Newsrooms  —  We asked editors from top publications six questions about diversity in their newsrooms.  Here's what they had to say.  —  For journalists, the newsroom diversity conversation is one constantly being had …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Foreign correspondents are risking infection to cover the Ebola outbreak in West Africa  —  Covering contagion  —  In the lead feature on page one of Tuesday's New York Times, West African bureau chief Adam Nossiter toured what is said to be the “most devastated village” at the heart of the region's current Ebola outbreak.
Darren Davidson / The Australian:
Fairfax Media overall revenue declines 5.5% YOY with newspaper division down 9.2%, A$224M full-year profit boosted by asset sale  —  Asset sales prop up Fairfax result as revenue declines  —  FAIRFAX Media has swung to a profit for the full-year boosted by asset sales …
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
The Ann Arbor Chronicle, which is shutting down, brought in $100k/year with staff of two; 38 percent of revenue from readers, the rest from local ads  —  The Ann Arbor Chronicle, a quirky local news startup, is shutting down after six years  —  The post announcing the news …
Dennis Keohane / BetaBoston:
Boundless launches new academic publishing software  —  With rumors that the company is possibly going to be acquired by one of the bigger educational publishing firms constantly swirling around Boundless (and a new school year approaching), one might think the company would keep a low profile …
Discussion: Boundless
Alexandra Alter / New York Times:
Publishers Turn to the Crowd to Find the Next Best Seller  —  Sandy Hall was nervous.  Ms. Hall, a librarian in Morristown, N.J., was preparing one recent night to lead her weekly book club meeting with a group of 14 teenagers.  The book being discussed, a young-adult romance titled …
Discussion: bookforum.com and Jezebel
 
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Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab:
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Michael Depp / NetNewsCheck Latest:
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Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review:
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Christopher Heine / Adweek:
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Former Sun journalist Ben Ashford found not guilty after reading texts on stolen iPhone
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Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
News UK chief pledges support to ‘highly respected’ crime reporter facing corruption trial
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Gianluca Mezzofiore / International Business Times:
Gaza Strip: Italian AP Journalist Simone Camilli Killed As Dud Israeli Missile Explodes
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Adam Serwer is BuzzFeed's new national editor
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Hairpin founder joins Matt Taibbi's magazine