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12:45 PM ET, May 10, 2015

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James Andrew Miller / Vanity Fair:
Inside the Shocking, Abrupt Divorce of Bill Simmons and ESPN  —  The co-author of the definitive history of ESPN, Those Guys Have All the Fun, reports on how the network and its biggest star met their bitter end.  —  The union of Bill Simmons—columnist, commentator, on-air personality …
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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Grantland Publisher David Cho Is Leaving, Too
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Bill Simmons' ESPN contract will not be renewed, Grantland said to be unaffected by departure
Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab:
NPR is using data from NPR One to work out how to personalize public radio for new audiences  —  Deciphering what the next generation of public radio listeners wants through NPR One  —  One of the luxuries of modern life is the ability to listen to just about anything you want, anytime, anywhere.
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg Business:
Yahoo sues former employee Cecile Lal, saying she broke a confidentiality agreement by leaking proprietary information to author Nicholas Carlson  —  Yahoo Sues Ex-Staffer Claiming She Gave Secrets to Writer  —  Yahoo! Inc. sued a former employee over claims she “brazenly” …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
The New York Times invites advertisers to the Page One edit meeting  —  Among traditional publishing companies, few have the journalistic heft of The New York Times.  The 163-year-old institution has long had a strong moat around its newsroom to protect its journalistic integrity from business influences.
Lene Bech Sillesen / Columbia Journalism Review:
To reach overseas and local communities The New York Times is publishing stories like its nail salon exposé in a variety of languages  —  Why a New York Times nail salon exposé is published in four languages  —  While doing dogged shoe leather reporting for her New York Times …
Bree Brouwer / Tubefilter:
VHX Lets Creators Build Their Own Netflix With New Subscription Service Platform  —  VHX has introduced a new feature to help video creators make more cash from their creations.  The self-distribution platform that's powered the direct-to-consumer downloads of Aziz Ansari's comedy special …
Discussion: VHX Blog, @vhxtv, VideoInk and LostRemote
Elizabeth Wagmeister / Variety:
Esquire Network Greenlights First Original Scripted Series (EXCLUSIVE)  —  Esquire Network is getting into the scripted game.  —  NBCUniversal's male-skewing network has ordered 10 episodes of the dark drama “Spotless,” set to premiere this fall, Variety has learned exclusively.
Discussion: @brendancoyleol
Michelle Castillo / Adweek:
Online production company Defy Media averaged 500M video views per month last year and 22M app installs  —  Defy Media Shows Off Its Small Yet Mighty Presence  —  Online production house Defy Media might not have as many creators on its roster as multi-channel networks do …
David Gauthier-Villars / Wall Street Journal:
Spotify's 2014 revenue rose 45% from previous year to €1.08B, but losses widened to €162M  —  Spotify Revenue Rises in 2014 but Still in Red on Heavy Investments  —  STOCKHOLM—Spotify AB, the Swedish online music streaming company, recorded a sharp rise in revenue last year …
Jamie Rigg / Engadget:
EU aims to remove regional restrictions on digital goods by 2017  —  Being an EU citizen means you can grab your passport, head to the airport and travel freely among the 28 EU member states.  When you arrive at your final destination, however, and fire up Netflix in your hotel room …
Jim Romenesko:
MediaShift breaks away from PBS.org … Glaser answers some questions after the jump.  —  Did PBS.org cover all of your expenses and pay your salary?  —  PBS funded us partially from 2006 until 2014, then cut off funding, but gave us the option of selling, spinning off, or staying put.
Discussion: Poynter
Michael Lewis / Toronto Star:
Omni drops multi-language newscasts Monday as Rogers cuts 110 jobs from TV operations; will replace news with half hour interactive current affairs programs  —  Omni drops multi-language newscasts as impact of streaming services is felt  —  Rogers Media Inc. cuts 110 jobs from its television operations …
 
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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
“Who's Viewed Your Posts?” LinkedIn Adds Analytics To Its Publishing Platform
Discussion: Forbes
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Vice Media Taps Publishing Veteran Richard Beckman as Chief Revenue Officer (Exclusive)
Discussion: FishbowlNY, Variety, AdAge and WWD
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Jeremy Barr / Capital New York:
Bloomberg's anti-gun group sets up an editorial operation
Re/code:
Apple's new music service to push subscriptions, but could also offer a free trial and samples
Tim Peterson / AdAge:
Google Says 46% of Web Video Ads Are Never Viewed
Discussion: VentureBeat and FishbowlNY
Cora Currier / The Intercept:
U.S. Government Designated Prominent Al Jazeera Journalist as “Member of Al Qaeda”