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10:45 PM ET, June 1, 2015


 Top News: 
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Sources: Re/code valued at $15-20M in Vox deal, which was based on Vox's November valuation of $380M; Re/code projected to generate revenues of $12M this year  —  Why Re/code, an 18-month-old tech news startup, really sold to Vox — even though it was generating $12 million
Pew Research Center:
Millennials, Generation Xers, and Baby Boomers trust about four-in-ten sources they have heard of and distrust about two-in-ten overall  —  Millennials and Political News  —  Social Media - the Local TV for the Next Generation?  —  When it comes to where younger Americans get news …
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Pew report: 61% of millennials got their political news from Facebook in the last week, 37% from local television
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Global newspaper readership falls more than 25% in four years  —  ZenithOptimedia report finds print remains popular in UK as internet boosts media consumption worldwide  —  The average amount of time spent reading newspapers fell more than 25% globally from 2010 to 2014 …
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
New York Times, Washington Post, and Mozilla launch The Coral Project, an initiative to help form communities of commenters  —  The Coral Project aims to help commenters become communities  —  Earlier this year, a group of Washington Post readers decided to meet up because of something they'd read online.
Discussion: @jskstanford, @alexlaughs and @poynter
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Mashable Taps Reality TV Veteran to Head Video Division  —  In yet another example of an editorial company turning to the potentially lucrative branded video business, Mashable has tapped a reality television veteran to heads its new Mashable Studios division.
Sarah Shaffi / The Bookseller:
US e-book sales drop 6% in 2014 to 223M, down from 240M in 2013  —  US e-book sales down 6% in 2014  —  E-book sales in the US declined by 6% in 2014 compared to the year before, statistics released by Nielsen show.  —  Information presented at BookExpo America and derived from PubTrack Digital …
Matt Donnelly / The Wrap:
PopSugar launches PopSugar Latina, blog vertical aimed at Latina millennials  —  PopSugar Launches Blog Vertical for Latina Millennials (Exclusive)  —  PopSugar, the heavily trafficked blog network for millennial females, rolled out a new Latina vertical on Monday.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Leaked contract shows SoundCloud may pay about 22% royalties to publishers, is preparing to roll out two premium tiers, one with downloadable songs and no ads  —  Leaked Contract Shows SoundCloud's Plans For Ad-Free Subscriptions And Paying Labels  —  SoundCloud is desperately trying …
Discussion: Digital Music News
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Netflix is experimenting with pre- and post-roll ads for its own programming  —  What's New on Netflix: Advertisements  —  Netflix is experimenting with advertisements that run both before and after users watch a video.  It's unclear whether or not the company will eventually push ads to everyone.
Mark Joyella / TVNewser:
Charlie Rose to Receive 2015 Cronkite Award  —  CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose has been named the 2015 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today.  \"For the past 40 years, Charlie Rose has asked the tough questions …
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
Tony Maglio / The Wrap:
Bob Berney Joins Amazon Studios as Head of Movie Distribution and Marketing; Albert Cheng Named COO  —  Bob Berney and Albert Cheng joined Amazon Studios on Monday in key roles: Berney will be head of Movie Distribution and Marketing, while Cheng hops aboard as COO.
Alexandra Steigrad / WWD:
Bloomberg Relaunches Pursuits Magazine  —  When Emma Rosenblum was promoted to editor in chief of Bloomberg Pursuits in January, she told WWD that she wanted to make the magazine “aspirational without being lame.”  —  From a glass conference room in Bloomberg's New York headquarters …
Discussion: Media Wire Daily and FishbowlNY, Thanks:@amandabcowie
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Clinton campaign reporters complain that press pool organizers are restricting information, delaying copy  —  On the trail of Hillary Clinton, not everyone is allowed to jump into the press pool  —  When it comes to covering Hillary Rodham Clinton, some campaign reporters are feeling less equal than others.
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Alison Flood / Guardian:
Novelist says she was wrong to oppose Charlie Hebdo PEN award
Gannett Company, Inc:
Gannett acquires 11 media organizations from Digital First Media
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Supreme Court reverses conviction in Facebook threat case
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Dish's Sling TV Taps Digital Entrepreneur Ben Weinberger as Chief Product Officer
Discussion: Home Media Magazine
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Judge Orders Newspaper To Delete Article, Newspaper Reminds Judge That It's In The US And The 1st Amendment Exists
 Earlier Picks: 
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Dow Jones Cuts More Than 40 Staffers
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
RTE, The Irish Times to challenge O'Brien injunction in court on Tuesday
Discussion: The Irish Times
Jeff Pooley / Culture Digitally:
Media research needs faster academic publishing methods because system now fails to keep up with changes
Discussion: @rybesh
Adrian Pope / PIAS:
How severe caps on Spotify's free tier in Spain, imposed at the behest of some rights-holders, choked revenue growth for an independent label