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3:15 PM ET, June 20, 2015


 Top News: 
District court in New York silenced Reason for two weeks from writing about a subpoena seeking commenters' data  —  How Government Stifled Reason's Free Speech  —  For the past two weeks, Reason, a magazine dedicated to “Free Minds and Free Markets,” has been barred by an order …
Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour arrested at a Berlin airport at the request of Egypt  —  German police arrest Al Jazeera journalist in Berlin: lawyer  —  A leading Al Jazeera journalist was arrested at a Berlin airport on Saturday at the request of Egypt, a lawyer for the Qatar-based satellite network …
Discussion: Al Jazeera English
Jonah Weiner / New York Times:
Behind Comedy Central's experimental programming and digital business model challenges  —  Comedy Central in the Post-TV Era … Backstage at Cobb's Comedy Club on the first Saturday in May, Trevor Noah, fresh from the stage, stood sweating through a blue T-shirt, beside a refrigerator stocked with energy drinks.
Luke O'Brien / Politico:
Inside the tension between being a financial data company or a media company at Bloomberg  —  The Mayor vs. the Mogul  —  Michael Bloomberg's $9 billion identity crisis.  —  Lead image by Piotr Lesniak.  —  On November 5, 2014, Mike Bloomberg settled in front of a Bloomberg terminal …
Marvel expands deal with Amazon to bring over 12K single-issue comics to the Kindle Store  —  Marvel Renews Agreement with ComiXology and Expands to Amazon  —  Marvel, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed exclusive relationship to distribute and sell Marvel's digital …
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Four staffers leaving The Sunlight Foundation: Gabriela Schneider, Bill Allison, James Turk, and Evan Mackinder  —  4 staffers to exit The Sunlight Foundation  —  The Sunlight Foundation, the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting transparency in government …
Discussion: @evandmac, @forestgregg and @ppolitics
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Roku And Innovid Roll Out Interactive Video Ads, Including SMS-Based Reminders To Watch  —  Roku users will now begin to see more personalized, targeted, and interactive video ads in their Roku apps, thanks to a new partnership between the streaming media device maker and video advertising provider Innovid.
Discussion: Fast Company, Engadget and AdExchanger
Aye Aye Win / Associated Press:
Myanmar's government accuses newspaper of contempt of court  —  YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's Information Ministry has filed a contempt of court complaint against the publisher and 16 editorial employees of a newspaper it is already suing for defamation, an action critics charge is an attempt …
Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dies at 95  —  Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dies at age 95  —  Comcast founder Ralph Roberts has died at age 95, the cable company announced Friday.  —  Comcast founder Ralph Roberts has died.  He was 95.  —  His death was announced Friday by the company.
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
The Sun to make selected content available outside of paywall to capitalize on social sharing beginning in early July  —  Sun to relax paywall as part of drive to exploit social media  —  Growth of news sharing on sites such as Facebook and Twitter prompts tabloid to make selected digital content available for free
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Susannah Nesmith / Columbia Journalism Review:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution's new true-crime podcast offers subscriber only extras like maps, court documents, and videos
Discussion: @cjr
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Steve Rossi appointed CEO of Digital First Media
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Jasper Jackson / Guardian:
Times is first paper forced by Ipso to highlight correction on front page
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Brian Williams: My ‘ego’ caused me to make things up
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Paul Linford / HoldTheFrontPage:
Regional UK publisher Local World to create Android app-based evening editions
Discussion: Guardian
Peter Sterne / Capital New York:
University of Florida journalism professor earns $250-$350 an hour as an expert for Hulk Hogan's legal team
Discussion: Business Insider
Capital New York:
Quartz' Africa editor Yinka Adegoke on getting past one-dimensional coverage and increasing readership
Discussion: @lpolgreen