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7:00 PM ET, August 20, 2014


 Top News: 
Caroline Moss / Business Insider:
Twitter Won't Suspend NY Post And Daily News For Posting Grisly James Foley Covers  —  When the news of James Foley's beheading by jihadist group ISIS started to make headlines yesterday, there seemed to be a common plea: Don't tweet graphic images from the video showing the American photojournalist's gruesome death.
Siraj Datoo / BuzzFeed:
Twitter To Suspend Accounts Of Anyone Tweeting Graphic Images Of Photojournalist's Alleged Execution  —  A video emerged last night appearing to show photojournalist James Foley being beheaded by a member of ISIS.  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning …
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
UK warns that viewing, downloading or sharing Foley video may be a crime under terrorism legislation  —  Police warn sharing James Foley killing video is a crime  —  Met says passing on clip of Isis militant murdering US journalist on social media could lead to proseution under anti-terror laws
Arlette Saenz / ABC News:
White House Knew of Recent ISIS Threat to Kill US Journalist  —  ISIS had recently threatened to kill U.S. journalist James Foley to avenge airstrikes the United States has conducted in Iraq, a senior U.S. official told ABC News.  —  The White House had been aware of the threat prior …
James Ball / Guardian:
James Foley and the daily horrors of the internet: think hard before clicking  —  Outcry over footage of Foley's apparent beheading raises difficult questions about editorial ethics - and our own choices  —  With depressing frequency in this summer of diverse horrors, we hear tales …
Obama condemns killing of photojournalist James Foley
Michael B Kelley / Business Insider:
Questions mount over how Jim Foley, believed to be held by Assad, was captured by ISIS
A message from Jim's mom, Diane Foley
Hadas Gold / Politico:
NYT will comply with Afghanistan's order for correspondent Matthew Rosenberg to leave country  —  NYT's Rosenberg expelled from Afghanistan  —  The New York Times will comply with an order from the Afghan attorney general's office ordering correspondent Matthew Rosenberg to leave the country …
Discussion: New York Times, FishbowlNY and RT
Katie Zavadski / New York Magazine:
New York Times Reporter Ordered to Leave Afghanistan Over Election Story  —  New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg is in big trouble: A story he wrote covers some not-so-flattering aspects of recent Afghan elections.  Yesterday, news broke that he was being barred from leaving the country …
Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Al Jazeera America's problem: it's a cable operation built for a pre-digital age  —  Al Jazeera America struggles to get off the margins  —  A quality-first strategy faces huge hurdles  —  When Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based cable news giant rolled out its massive new American affiliate one year ago …
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Al Jazeera Says Al Gore's Claims of Fraud Are ‘Blatantly False’
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Barnes & Noble and Samsung officially launch the $179 ‘Galaxy Tab 4 Nook’  —  Barnes & Noble and Samsung today unveiled a new Nook-branded tablet at a press event in New York.  The $179, 7-inch “Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook” is available today.  —  Speaking on stage at the event …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Medium plans to launch its digital magazine for music next month, edited by Jonathan Shecter, co-founder of The Source  —  Next Up on Medium's List: A Music Magazine  —  Medium, the startup led by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, is preparing its next foray into Web publishing: A digital magazine dedicated to stories about music.
Discussion: @mattdennewitz, PandoDaily and @olli101
Amanda Meade / Guardian:
News Corp Australia leaked accounts show 1,000 jobs cut across mastheads  —  Major leak of confidential operating accounts reveal extent of losses with the Australian losing about $30m a year  —  The financial health of News Corp Australia's newspapers has been laid bare by a leak …
John Herrman / The Awl:
NowThis bypasses websites, uses others' apps to publish news, including headlines in Snapchat  —  The Weird Near Future of News  —  NowThisNews was started a couple years ago as a “brand new video network built from scratch for people who get their news on mobile devices and through social streams.”
Tamara Baluja / J-Source:
Newspapers Canada reveals proposal for a national press council  —  Newspapers Canada is soliciting feedback from its members on a proposal for a national press council to be launched in 2015.  —  The proposed council would hear unresolved complaints about the adherence to standards …
Mark Berman / Washington Post:
Police officer who pointed gun, threatened protesters on video is relieved of duty in Ferguson  —  Police officer suspended for pointing rifle at protesters, threatening them  —  A police officer who pointed an assault rifle at people in Ferguson on Tuesday night and threatened to kill …
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Michael Rosenwald / Columbia Journalism Review:
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Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Twitter now officially says your timeline is more than just tweets from people you follow
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
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