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10:50 AM ET, February 19, 2015

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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
The new New York Times Magazine launches Sunday with 220 pages, up 33 pages over previous year; eBay bought all digital ad inventory  —  The new New York Times Magazine  —  At the end of 2013, six months before her executive editorship of The New York Times came to a screeching halt …
Eric Blattberg / Digiday:
YouTube prohibits sponsored overlays to keep creators from cutting Google out of ad revenues  —  YouTube makes a move against brand-sponsored videos  —  YouTube is putting down the clamps on video creators who work directly with brands, nudging them instead to rely on Google's sales team for deals.
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Pandora testing a message service that lets artists send audio messages to fans  —  Pandora to Let Music Artists Like Lenny Kravitz Send Audio Messages to Fans  —  Even Pandora wants in on the messaging boom.  —  The music streaming service is launching a pilot test this week …
James Doleman / The Drum:
Jury banned from watching BBC Royal family doc during trial of Sun journalists  —  An Old Bailey jury was told today that watching a BBC documentary about the Royal family and the media could lead to them being sent to prison.  —  Mr Justice Saunders, who is presiding over the trial …
Murtaza Hussain / The Intercept:
Out on Bail, Al Jazeera Journalist Mohammed Fahmy Speaks from Cairo  —  In December 2013, Al Jazeera English Bureau Chief Mohammed Fahmy was arrested in Cairo, alongside colleagues Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed, on charges of supporting the banned Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood.
Agence France-Presse:
Celebrations in Burundi after radio journalist Bob Rugurika is released from jail ahead of elections  —  Thousands rally after Burundi journalist released  —  2 hrs ago  —  Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - Thousands marched through Burundi's capital Thursday in one of the largest demonstrations …
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
DirecTV Q4 misses estimates with $778M earnings, 149K new subscribers  —  DirecTV Reports Lower Fourth-Quarter Profit, Improved U.S. Subscriber Growth  —  DirecTV on Thursday reported lower fourth-quarter earnings, but exceeded Wall Street expectations, and said it added more U.S. subscribers …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
The Independent expands its digital presence to the States  —  Newspaper creates ‘web office’ in New York as online traffic increases  —  The Independent has opened a “web office” in the United States.  Andrew Buncombe, the paper's former Washington correspondent, has become US digital editor.
Chris Cook / BBC:
More Telegraph writers voice concern  —  Daily Telegraph journalists have said they felt discouraged from writing uncomfortable stories about a range of advertisers and commercial partners.  —  These included the governments of Russia and China, a film distributor and RBS, BBC Newsnight has learned.
Discussion: Guardian, Press Gazette and BuzzFeed
Jon Boone / Guardian:
Dissenting voices silenced in Pakistan's war of the web  —  YouTube is banned and tweets are censored, while pornography thrives and foreign Islamist militants have their say  —  Pakistan already goes further than most in digitally shielding its citizens from the outside world.
Discussion: @mustafa_qadri
 
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Australian Associated Press:
Fairfax profits fall 86% due to restructuring; firm plans to buy back about 5% of shares
Guardian:
How Google determined our right to be forgotten
Discussion: @derechosdigital
Alyssa Bereznak / Yahoo News:
With Vines, tweets and listicles, IS spreads its hateful message.  Can the West find a way to fight back?
Discussion: TVNewser, @alexmleo and RT
Peter Maass / The Intercept:
How the Espionage Act landed mid-level official Stephen Kim in jail for talking with reporter James Rosen about a classified document
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Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code:
Vessel Strikes Deal With Universal Music for Exclusive Access to Some Music Videos
Discussion: PR Newswire, Re/code and VideoInk
Matthew Lasar / The Nation:
Once a beacon of progressive radio, Pacifica is now beset by financial woes and infighting
Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab:
The New York Times en español: An experiment is putting Times stories in front of Spanish-speaking readers
Discussion: @maria_hinojosa
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
BuzzFeed, NPR, WaPo, Guardian, and others support Twitter's challenge to Patriot Act gag orders
Discussion: Bloomberg View and The Hill