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8:00 AM ET, October 11, 2014

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Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
Guardian forms new editorial teams to enhance digital output  —  Visual journalism, data journalism and audience development teams are all being restructured under plans from new executive editor for digital Aron Pilhofer  —  Credit: Michael Bruntonspall on Flickr.  Some rights reserved
Alex Weprin / Capital New York:
Nielsen says it has issued faulty ratings data since March  —  Nielsen, which controls almost all of the television ratings measurement market, says that a technical error resulted in the company issuing incorrect TV ratings for national broadcast networks.  —  The error was introduced in March …
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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Nielsen Says It Screwed Up - But Its Fix Won't Help TV's Real Ratings Problems  —  Good news for the TV guys: Nielsen says its recent ratings, which have shown a worrisome slide for programmers, are wrong, and it's going to fix them.  —  Bad news for the TV guys: Nielsen says its fix won't fix that slide.
Discussion: Engadget and @agolis
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
Prosecutors suggest they will still subpoena New York Times reporter James Risen in leak case  —  Federal prosecutors hinted Friday that they still intend to subpoena a New York Times reporter to testify in their case against a former CIA agent accused of being one of his sources …
Discussion: Politico
Josh Warwick / Telegraph:
Meet the 21-year-old YouTuber who made millions playing video games  —  Olajide Olatunji - better known as KSI - is one of the world's most influential and bankable YouTube stars.  Josh Warwick meets him  —  School drop-out, video-game obsessive, multi-millionaire.
Reynolds Journalism Institute:
Q&A with Jim Bankoff: Building collaboration, technology and products at Vox Media  —  Jim Bankoff is the chairman and chief executive officer of Vox Media, operator of seven digital brands including The Verge, SB Nation and Vox.com.  In this edited transcript of our interview for the RJI Futures Lab update …
The Wrap:
Box Office Mojo Absorbed Into IMDb.com  —  Box Office Mojo website has been shut down, as the site currently redirects to IMDb.  —  Box Office Mojo was acquired by IMDb in 2008 and seems to have been absorbed by its parent company, which itself is owned by Amazon.
Discussion: Variety and New York Times
Attila Mong / Committee to Protect Journalists:
Amid government crackdown, Hungary's journalists look for new ways to work  —  “They raided our offices as if we were mobsters.  The irony of the situation is that the Hungarian police rarely raid mobsters with such force,” said an employee at one of two NGOs whose Budapest offices were stormed …
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Circa's David Cohn joins Al Jazeera's mobile-focused AJ+ as executive producer  —  Another win for the millennials: AJ+ hires Circa's Chief Content Officer David Cohn  —  Al Jazeera's AJ+ venture has landed a bit of a coup by hiring Circa's Chief Content Officer David Cohn to lead its audience engagement team.
Discussion: @raju, @riy and Medium
Richard Smirke / Billboard:
British Lawmaker Publishes Detailed Report on Copyright Education  —  Mike Weatherley, the British Prime Minister's adviser on intellectual property, has published a comprehensive report on promoting copyright education and awareness.  —  Entitled “Copyright Education and Awareness,” …
Discussion: Music Week
Ben Fritz / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon is talking with Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, and Universal about joining Ultraviolet digital movie sharing consortium  —  Amazon in Talks to Join Digital Locker for Movies  —  E-Commerce Giant Might Come on Board With Studios' Cloud-Access System  —  Amazon.com Inc. is in talks …
Google:
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal under European laws since May, has removed 41.8%  —  European privacy requests for search removals  —  In a May 2014 ruling, Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja González, the Court of Justice of the European Union found that individuals …
 
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