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12:25 AM ET, May 2, 2015

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Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook offering 100% of revenue to publishers for hosted media if they sell ads, 70% if Facebook sells ads  —  Facebook Offers to Let Publishers Keep Revenue From Certain Ads  —  Publishers currently post links to content but mobile device speed frustrating users
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Circa's core ideas are compelling but it has been unable to find a large enough audience to attract additional investment  —  Circa, the buzzed-about mobile news app, is running out of money  —  Back in December, News Corp's Raju Narisetti sent in his contribution for our annual Predictions for Journalism package.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
After nearly 5-year hiatus, WikiLeaks relaunches its secrets submission system in beta  —  WIKILEAKS FINALLY BRINGS BACK ITS SUBMISSION SYSTEM FOR YOUR SECRETS  —  It's taken close to half a decade.  But WikiLeaks is back in the business of accepting truly anonymous leaks.
Te-Ping Chen / Wall Street Journal:
China Closes 21st Century Business Herald's Website  —  Orders site to strengthen editorial management following investigation of alleged extortion  —  BEIJING—China shut the website of a prominent business news daily it had investigated on allegations of extortion, and said other outlets …
Discussion: Reuters and Associated Press
Michelle Castillo / Adweek:
Vice teases “new channel this fall” at NewFronts presentation but gives no confirmation of A&E Networks new channel  —  Vice Remains Coyly Mum on ‘New Channel This Fall’  —  One of the worst-kept secrets this Upfront and Digital Content NewFronts season is that Vice is expected …
Reuters:
Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down to settle infringement  —  (Reuters) - Online music streaming service Grooveshark, admitting “very serious mistakes,” shut down its operations as part of a settlement with major record labels, joining the ranks of several now-defunct peers sued over copyright infringement.
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Spotify raises $350M at $8B valuation: Sources  —  Music streaming service Spotify raised $350 million in a new funding round, sources told CNBC.  Before the recently raised cash, the company was valued at $8 billion.  (Tweet this)  —  Goldman Sachs' institutional clients took part in the fundraising, sources added.
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
Everything I Know About Journalism in 395 Words  —  On Wednesday night, I taught my last class of the semester at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and my last class there for the foreseeable future.  (I will be teaching an opinion-writing class at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in the fall.)
Shadi Rahimi / Poynter:
How AJ+ reported from Baltimore using only mobile phones  —  I came to AJ+, Al Jazeera's new social media and app-first unit, last summer after spending several years reporting on the revolution in Egypt.  In Cairo, mobile phones were the primary method of sharing news from the street.
Discussion: TVNewser
James Warren / Poynter:
Obama honors three international journalists ahead of World Press Freedom Day, repeats call for release of Washington Post's Jason Rezaian  —  Obama honors journalists who have fought powerful forces  —  The world's most powerful man on Friday praised journalists who have fought power.
Jordan Heck / Sporting News:
ESPN's NFL Draft ratings down 25 percent from last year  —  The NFL Draft always seems to be a bigger event year after year, but according to the television ratings, this year's draft wasn't as popular as last year's.  —  The first round of the draft was televised Thursday night on ESPN with a lot fewer eyeballs watching.
Ryan Grim / The Huffington Post:
How The Media Can Stop Embarrassing Themselves At The Hands Of Police  —  As we enter a new journalistic era in which ubiquitous video allows us to check the assertions of authority figures against footage of the actual event in question, it's worth reconsidering some habits and conventions …
 
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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
After pricing dispute led Verizon to drop some packets of Cogent's customers, firms agree to long-term interconnection agreement benefiting FiOS, DSL customers
Discussion: Consumerist
Sarah Anne Hughes / Washington City Paper:
Publisher of Washington City Paper, Amy Austin, leaving after 30 years at alternative weekly
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
AT&T, CenturyLink, The Wireless Association, US Telecom ask FCC to delay net neutrality rules
Discussion: Reuters and Business Wire
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
BBC Jimmy Savile abuse report delayed at police request
Discussion: Yorkshire Post and BBC
Emmet McDermott / Hollywood Reporter:
Tidal's Uphill Battle: Top Exec Speaks Out on “Unfair” Media and Who Really Wants It Dead
Discussion: Rolling Stone
John Carpenter / Chicago Tribune:
Pulitzer-winning The Daily Breeze used TimelineJS, developed at Northwestern's Knight Lab, to build timelines for its investigation
Dominic White / Sydney Morning Herald:
HuffPost Australia hires Tory Maguire as first editor-in-chief
Discussion: Guardian, mUmBRELLA and @ariannahuff