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8:20 AM ET, September 12, 2014

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Dan Shanoff / Nieman Lab:
Wearables could make the “glance” a new subatomic unit of news  —  Next year will be my twentieth in digital news.  From the start, I had an underlying disposition that digital news consumers — sports or otherwise — wanted their content easily digestible: brief, formatted, convenient.
Discussion: @sarahmarshall, TinyLetter and ZDNet
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William Turvill / Press Gazette:
BBC denies plan in place to double licence fee for independent Scots  —  The BBC has stood by its position of not reporting the impact that Scottish independence would have on its services.  —  It comes after The Guardian today reported that the corporation had kept secret an internal study revealing …
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Tara Conlan / Guardian:
Independent Scotland ‘faces doubling of BBC licence fee’  —  The BBC says it must maintain its impartiality and will not comment on any issue which might sway the vote  —  The BBC is under political pressure to reveal details of a highly charged internal study which found that viewers …
Discussion: Daily Mail
Tom McGeveran / Capital New York:
Finanical Times to debut big redesign Monday  —  The Financial Times will hit newsstands Monday with its first major redesign in seven years.  And between the lines (set in a new typeface, called Financier, developed by rockstar New Zealand type designer Kris Sowersby) it's possible to read …
Lewis Blackwell / The Drum:
Creatives, it's time we do something about Google and its power over us and our work  —  A colleague has been burgled while away for the day.  The fourth time in just a few months.  The thief came through the front window in broad daylight, chiselled out the security bolts before entering …
Discussion: The Drum
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Networks say they're cutting back on Rice video  —  NEW YORK (AP) — At least six television networks said Thursday they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee and knocking her unconscious, footage that has called …
Discussion: Mediaite
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Bloomberg Current, social media experiment, is ending  —  Bloomberg Current, a social discussion platform for business, curated and managed by its users that has been a Bloomberg News beta test, is ending at the end of the month.  —  Bloomberg Current has allowed members to post, discuss and share content.
Discussion: @ranjanxroy
Jeremy Barr / Capital New York:
Times Book Review adds 12 new ‘Best Seller’ lists  —  The New York Times Book Review is adding 12 new monthly lists, part of a larger overhaul of the storied arbiter of literary success, it was announced Thursday morning.  —  The new “Best Seller” lists will include subjects like humor, travel, family and animals.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Jill Abramson on What Happened at the New York Times, and What She's Doing Next: The Full Code/Media Interview  —  Jill Abramson says she can't explain, precisely, why she was fired from the New York Times' top editing job in May.  But she's happy to talk about it.
Discussion: @leerichardson and @pkafka
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
IndieWeb advocates launch Known so bloggers can be social and still control their content  —  The founders of Known have launched an open-source web publishing tool that uses a number of IndieWeb standards to give users control over their content, instead of handing it and all the related data …
Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal:
YouTube Alone Brings In 20% Of Digital Video Ad Revenue  —  When it comes to ad dollars moving into the red-hot online video market, YouTube is king.  But it's feeling pressure from potential digital usurpers.  —  YouTube will bring in $1.13 billion in 2014 video ad revenue …
Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
Why a Hit TV Show Got Canceled: Its Fans Were Too Old  —  ‘Longmire’ Is Latest Victim of Industry's Focus on Young Viewers, Content Ownership  —  When a television show is consistently popular, its reward usually isn't getting canceled.  —  But that is what happened to “Longmire” …
Ben Fischer / New York Business Journal:
Outbrain, Taboola CEOs talk about how they will handle new competition from Yahoo, Facebook  —  The giants are coming for New York content-recommendation startups Taboola and Outbrain, who have battled each other for years but now see Silicon Valley's biggest names in their rear-view mirrors.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
How Meridith Valiando Rojas Turns YouTube Celebrities into Concert Stars: The Full Code/Media Interview  —  You can have Beyonce and U2.  Meridith Valiando Rojas has our2ndlife and lohanthony.  —  Who?  Exactly, says Valiando Rojas, who doesn't want you to know who those people are …
 
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Reuters:
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Discussion: Gigaom
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
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Discussion: @axelletess
Bloomberg:
Pandora Strikes BMG Deal for Hits From Sinatra to Jay-Z
Discussion: New York Times and CNET
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
News Corp. C.E.O. touts newspaper improvements, tighter focus
Discussion: @neilchenoweth
Jessika Walsten / Broadcasting & Cable:
Monetization a Big Obstacle for TV Everywhere #NextTV
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