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7:50 PM ET, June 3, 2015

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Adrian Chen / New York Times:
Former employee on Russia's government-backed troll farm the Internet Research Agency; wreaking havoc on the Internet and now targeting the US  —  The Agency … Around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 11 last year, Duval Arthur, director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for St. Mary Parish …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Yahoo to livestream web's first NFL game on Oct. 25, pays reported $20M for free broadcast  —  Yahoo Will Stream the NFL's First Web Game, for Free  —  A couple of months ago, when the NFL announced that for the first time ever, it would show a regular season game (almost) …
J.K. Trotter / Gawker:
Twitter revokes API access for Sunlight Foundation's Politwhoops site, which showed politicians' deleted tweets, cites violation of developer agreement  —  Twitter Just Killed Politwoops  —  A Twitter spokesperson just provided the following statement to Gawker regarding the apparent suspension …
Lynne Marek / Crain's Chicago Business:
Chicago Tribune cuts about 10 newsroom positions in sports, photo, and editing, and about two dozen across company  —  Chicago Tribune cuts jobs … The Chicago Tribune, the biggest metropolitan newspaper in the Midwest, is cutting its newsroom staff and shedding other workers as it seeks …
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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Tribune signs dozens of papers to its new MediaWorks advertising initiative, which offers buyers a single campaign in top 30 markets and data about subscribers
Discussion: Politico and AdExchanger
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Reporters complain about officials speaking off-the-record and on background but do the same when interviewed themselves  —  Why journalists need to practice what they preach  —  The next time a journalist gripes about some newsmaker's unwillingness to play ball with journalists …
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Snapchat hires Sean Mills, former president of NowThis and The Onion, as Head of Original Content  —  Snapchat has hired Sean Mills to be its Head of Original content based in New York City, Business Insider has learned.  This is Mills' first week on the job.  —  The company confirmed the hire to Business Insider.
Discussion: The Wrap
Sajith Pai / INMA:
How the blockchain could affect media: micro-payments, programming content, advertising  —  Beyond bitcoin to the blockchain: What it means for news publishers  —  Blockchains could cause major disruption in many industries.  In media, this means an opportunity for securing micro-payments …
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
Verizon-AOL deal gives Huffington Post an uncertain future: either a conservative corporate owner or a sale amid frothy media valuations  —  Huffington Post in Limbo at Verizon  —  Over the last couple of years, an array of media companies, venture capitalists and wealthy individuals …
Michael E. Miller / Washington Post:
Profile of Andrew Jennings, the UK investigative reporter who exposed FIFA corruption  —  How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter  —  The biggest news story of the year was breaking, but the journalist responsible was fast asleep.
Natasha Vargas-Cooper / Jezebel:
The Toast Publisher Nicholas Pavlich has left the company; The Toast is working with third-party publishing firm Hashtag Labs for now  —  Publisher of The Toast Nick Pavich Is Out for Murky Reasons  —  Jezebel has learned that Nicholas Pavich has left The Toast, a popular lady site frequented …
Discussion: @nick_pavich
Agence France-Presse:
US reporter Rezaian's espionage trial to resume in Iran on June 8  —  Tehran (AFP) - The second hearing in the Iran espionage trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian will be held on Monday, Isna news agency has quoted his lawyer Leila Ahsan as saying.
Discussion: New York Times and Poynter
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Showtime to launch streaming service offering full back catalog and livestreams for $10.99 a month on July 12, first available on iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, web  —  Showtime undercuts HBO with $10.99 stand-alone streaming service  —  Showtime is launching an internet TV service …
Amina Elahi / Chicago Tribune:
Allison Schiff / AdExchanger:
Yahoo brings third-party verification tags from comScore, Moat, DoubleVerify, and others to its ads in order to independently verify viewability rates  —  Yahoo Says Welcome To Third-Party Fraud And Viewability Tags  —  Brands need to feel confident that their ads are being seen - and “because we said so” is not an acceptable answer.
Discussion: AdAge and VentureBeat
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Interview with Robert Kyncl, YouTube's head of content and business operations, about mobile focus, future growth  —  YouTube trains its sights on traditional TV: 'It's a no-growth business'  —  Head of content and business operations, Robert Kyncl says the future for online video is small screens: 'It's all mobile, mobile, mobile'
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Sources: new Apple TV hardware will not be announced at WWDC  —  Apple to Unveil Tool Kit for Watch App Developers  —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Apple began selling the Apple Watch in April, Phillip Ryu did not rush to create an app for the gadget.  Because the device has limited animation …
 
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Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
FCC voted to limit state and local regulators' power over cable TV packages and pricing
Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk:
Over half of Mirror and Indy UK audience is mobile-only
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
BBC journalist faces internal investigation after falsely tweeting Queen Elizabeth's death
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
The Times Should Push Back Hard on ‘Background’ Sourcing
Discussion: PRNewser and Poynter
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
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Kristen Hare / Poynter:
A digital focus led Florida's Sun Sentinel to better storytelling, fewer meetings, and more content to readers
Discussion: @kristenhare
Ben Geman / National Journal:
The New York Times, Vice News Slam Obama Administration Over FOIA Delays
Alex Kantrowitz / AdAge:
Meet the Math Wizards Who Rule the Murky World of Programmatic Buying
Discussion: AdExchanger