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6:35 PM ET, February 4, 2015


 Top News: 
Tom Wheeler / Wired:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposes Title II based net neutrality rules for wired and wireless networks  —  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality  —  Federal Communication Commission(FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler waits for a hearing at the FCC December 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg Business:
Comcast, Cable Stocks Rise as FCC Won't Try to Control Rates  —  Don't Miss Out —  (Bloomberg) — Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. shares spiked after U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said that he won't try to control pricing as part of proposed regulations of Internet service providers.
Discussion: Fox Business, The Hill and Consumerist
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
FCC will apply net neutrality to mobile for the first time
Discussion: @elisewho
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple plans all-new Beats-based music service integrated into iOS, iTunes, and Apple TV, develops Android app in-house, considers charging $8/month  —  The Next Episode: Apple's plans for Beats-based music service revealed  —  Six months after buying the subscription music service Beats Music …
Andrew Sullivan / The Dish:
The Dish won't continue publishing on Andrew Sullivan's exit  —  A Note To Our Readers, Ctd  —  It's been a highly emotional and tough week for the Dish team, especially given the outpouring of love from the in-tray.  We're so grateful and not a little moved by your insistence that the Dish somehow go on, post-Sully.
Nicky Woolf / Guardian:
Fox News website embeds unedited Isis video showing brutal murder of Jordanian pilot  —  Fox News is only US media company to display extremely graphic 22-minute video showing Muadh al-Kasasbeh being set on fire and burning to death in a cage  —  Fox News has chosen to embed on its website …
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter is testing a new landing page featuring curated tweets for people without accounts  —  Another Twitter Update!  This One's a New Homepage, Designed to Lure New Users.  —  Twitter is showing off yet another new product tweak — a homepage designed for people who visit Twitter but don't have their own account.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Publishers using WordPress and Drupal can try out a beta version of Amber, a plugin from Harvard's Berkman Center that archives links to prevent linkrot  —  Amber, a new tool to prevent linkrot on websites, is out in beta  —  Ever seen a news story from a few years back …
Erik Sass / MediaPost:
Reuters TV app launches for $1.99/month, first month free, with news shows from 5-30 minutes long plus on-demand video, iPhone only for now  —  Reuters Debuts Reuters TV, Geared To ‘Netflix Age’  —  In addition to branching out into new content areas like video, the last decade …
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Netflix is reportedly expanding to Japan this fall  —  Netflix is getting ready to enter the Asian market: The video streaming service will launch in Japan this fall.  News of the expansion first broke on Twitter Wednesday afternoon, with CNBC reporter Julia Borstin tweeting that …
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter
Keira Lu Huang / South China Morning Post:
Dismay as Hong Kong TV dramas fall under China's ‘foreign’ production censorship  —  Many Chinese fans of television dramas - already displeased after regulators tightened censorship of foreign productions airing on mainland TVs and video portals - are dismayed after discovering popular Hong Kong productions are also subject to...
Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
21st Century Fox beats estimates in Q2 with $0.53 EPS on $7.42B revenue, raises dividend 20%  —  21st Century Fox Posts Strong Earnings Despite “Challenges” at Network  —  Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox posted quarterly earnings that beat the expectations of analysts, sending the stock higher in after-hours trading on Wednesday.
Discussion: The Wrap and Variety
Police make 600 applications to trace journalists' sources, watchdog finds  —  Demands for journalists' telephone and email records were made in 34 inquiries into suspected leaks by public officials, report says  —  Nineteen police forces have made more than 600 applications …
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