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2:30 PM ET, August 19, 2014


 Top News: 
John Cook / The Intercept:
Ryan Devereaux released, hit with beanbags by police, not rubber bullets; was arrested, not just detained  —  Intercept Reporter Shot With Beanbags and Arrested While Covering Ferguson Protests  —  Intercept reporter Ryan Devereaux was arrested this morning while on the ground covering …
Jason Hughes / The Wrap:
CNN's Don Lemon and Jake Tapper Flee Tear Gas in Ferguson (Video)  —  CNN's Jake Tapper and Don Lemon were reporting live from West Florissant Ave. in Ferguson, Missouri when the situation between protesters and the police escalated late Monday night.  They were reporting on the stand-off between police …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
With no textbooks on how to cover riots, reporters in Ferguson learning as they go  —  Police deployed tear gas after protesters threw molotov cocktails and guns were fired at officers.  —  The first thing you learn in covering a riot is to expect the unexpected.
Pancho Bernasconi / Getty Images:
Getty Images photographer Scott Olson released in Ferguson, Mo.; Getty condemns arrest
Liam Spradlin / Android Police:
Google to launch “YouTube Music Key”, $10/month, ad-free service with offline support  —  Exclusive: This Is YouTube Music Key, Google's Upcoming Subscription Service With Offline Support, Background Audio, No Ads, Free Play Music Key  —  Google has big plans for both YouTube and Google Play Music.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
YouTube Music Key aims to beat competition by including songs exclusive to YouTube  —  YouTube Music's Secret Weapon: Music You Can't Get Anywhere Else  —  You Tube has already said, on the record, that it is launching a music subscription service.  And YouTube has explained, on the record …
Our Bad Media:
Team who discovered BuzzFeed editor's plagiarism reveal Fareed Zakaria as serial plagiarist  —  Did CNN, The Washington Post, and TIME Actually Check Fareed Zakaria's Work For Plagiarism?  —  WHEN AN “ISOLATED” INCIDENT ISN'T  —  Following our reports on Benny Johnson and plagiarism last month …
Abigail Edge /
How Deca is taking a collaborative approach to longform  —  An international co-operative of award-winning journalists are working together to tell the stories they feel are most important, despite most having never met in person  —  Over the last few years, journalism co-operatives have sprung …
Discussion: @max_rorypeck and @niemanlab
Clay Shirky / Medium:
With the age of print coming to an end, journalists must prepare for digital-age roles  —  Last Call  —  The end of the printed newspaper.  —  The Roanoke Times, the local paper in my family home, is a classic metro daily, with roots that go back to the 1880s.
Alex Weprin / Capital New York:
Layoffs to hit CNN and other Turner properties as part of corporate restructuring  —  Turner C.E.O. tells staff to expect layoffs  —  In a memo sent to all Turner Broadcasting employees Tuesday morning, Turner C.E.O. John Martin said that, as part of the company's “Turner 2020” plan …
Discussion: @alexweprin
Angela Washeck / Mediashift:
The Guardian's Contributoria Takes Off, Mixing Collaboration, Crowdfunding and Print  —  Matt McAlister, who serves as director of digital strategy at Guardian Media Group, had a vision for collaborative, crowdfunded journalism that would facilitate two different kinds of communities.
Discussion: @gnm_press
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Fox Sports partners with YouTube's LA space to produce daily web-video series  —  Fox Sports Taps YouTube Space LA for Social-Focused @TheBuzzer Web Show  —  Fox Sports, looking to deepen its reach with younger audiences on social platforms, has partnered with YouTube Space LA to produce …
Discussion: mUmBRELLA
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Roku's First Streaming-Video TVs Ready to Hit U.S. Market  —  Remote controls for TVs from TCL, Hisense include buttons for Netflix, Amazon Video, Rdio and Walmart's Vudu  —  For years, Apple has been rumored to be developing an integrated, Internet-connected HDTV designed to make streaming video …
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