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12:30 PM ET, November 21, 2014

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Chet Kanojia / All Aereo:
Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, says “challenges have proven too difficult to overcome”  —  The Next Chapter  —  A little over three years ago, the team at Aereo set out to build a better television experience for the consumer.  —  We began this journey because we were frustrated …
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Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Aereo CEO: Court Made Incredibly Wrong Decision, Cord-Cutting Is Inevitable  —  This morning, Aereo filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, marking the end of the road for the cloud-based TV startup.  The company launched in 2012 using micro-antennas and cloud DVR technology to provide near-live TV access …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Andy Coulson leaves prison after serving five months of 18-month term  —  Ex-News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss will have to wear electronic tag as condition of early release  —  Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss, has been released from prison.
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Leela de Kretser / Capital New York:
Rebekah Brooks spotted in New York Post offices as speculation grows about her future role at News Corp
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Pro-independence daily paper the National to launch in Scotland  —  Pilot launch of new daily tabloid, from the same stable as the Sunday Herald, will cost 50p and have print run of 50,000  —  Scotland is to get a new newspaper, the National, which will be the first Scottish daily to support independence.
Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk:
Changes at FT to promote thinking ‘in digital terms’  —  Editor Lionel Barber says changes are planned for next year to reflect the importance of multimedia journalism  —  The Financial Times is planning “big changes” in the newsroom for 2015 as its journalists “increasingly …
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
New York magazine creates ‘pop-up blogs’  —  Since May, New York magazine has launched an irregular series of “pop-up blogs” to expand its coverage on a variety of topics including relationships, the arts and travel.  —  The blogs focus on a specific theme — exploring Paris …
Discussion: @poynter
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Uber document shows it sought to hire researcher to “weaponize facts” against incumbent taxi and limo industry, not journalists  —  Uber Sought To Hire Opposition Researcher To “Weaponize Facts”  —  A document obtained by BuzzFeed News points to taxi industry targets, not journalists.
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Murray Stassen / Music Week:
Technics to launch hi-resolution music download service in Germany and UK in January  —  Technics launches high-res music download service  —  Audio brand Technics is launching Technics Tracks, a 24-bit hi-resolution download service.  —  Available in the UK and Germany from January 2015 …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Future Publishing cuts more than 400 jobs as part of restructure  —  Total Film publisher reports £35.4m loss in year to end of September, with digital making up 63% of total ad revenue  —  Future Publishing has reported a £35m loss, as the embattled publisher revealed it has cut …
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
CBS, Dish Network Agree to Short-Term Extension to Avoid Blackout  —  CBS and Dish Network are avoiding a blackout by agreeing to a short-term contract extension Thursday evening while negotiations continue.  —  The crux of the deal involves the expiration of Dish's deal to carry CBS' 29 O&O stations in 17 local markets.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube Music Awards to Return in 2015, But Not as a Live Event  —  Vidsite pacts with Vice Media to produce original content for March 2015 event  —  YouTube, as part of its stepped-up push into the music biz, will bring back the YouTube Music Awards next March and has renewed a pact with Vice Media to produce it.
Bloomberg:
Disney Expands Shanghai Media Group Partnership to TV  —  Walt Disney Co. (DIS) plans to expand a partnership with state-owned Shanghai Media Group to include co-production of movies along with development, distribution and marketing of television shows.  —  The alliance will boost local …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Variety
Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Yet Another Study Shows US Satire Programs Do A Better Job Informing Viewers Than Actual News Outlets  —  By now it's sadly clear that the nation's satirical news programs do a significantly better job at reporting the news than most of the nation's actual news outlets, despite a fraction of the budget and experience.
Dan Adams / Boston Globe:
New Media Investment Group, parent of Gatehouse Media, buys Halifax Media Group for $280M cash  —  Worcester Telegram and its parent company sold to New Media  —  The Worcester Telegram & Gazette, which was sold in May by Boston Globe owner John Henry to the Halifax Media Group of Daytona Beach, Fla., was sold again Thursday.
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