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8:30 AM ET, June 28, 2015


 Top News: 
Mark Coddington / Nieman Lab:
Circa's atomization of news in storylines created a broader structure and view of news, issues  —  One thing we can learn from Circa: A broader way to think about structured news  —  The collective response to the mobile news app Circa's shutdown on Wednesday has largely cast …
Dylan Byers / Politico:
BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Mashable, others adopt rainbow avatars to acknowledge marriage ruling, marking an era of open allegiances for some in media  —  Should news outlets declare allegiances? … Following Friday's landmark Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages …
Damian Radcliffe / Carnegie UK Trust:
Growth challenges at small local UK news sites could be overcome with intervention from policy makers, public media; funding, access, and discoverability key  —  How can policy makers support UK hyperlocal media?  —  When I first started reporting on hyperlocal media in 2009 …
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Reddit's stance on policing behavior and not ideas is irresponsible because an echo chamber of hateful ideas can incite barbaric behavior  —  How Reddit Works As An Incubator Of Hate  —  Reddit's decision to police “behavior, not ideas” isn't just foolish — it's reckless.
Discussion: @startupljackson
Madeline Welsh / Nieman Lab:
Vox's 2015 hackathon culminated in 24 projects including back-end organizational tools, more engaging push notifications, and experiments with virtual reality  —  Here are some of the best projects from Vox Media's annual hackfest  —  Four hackathons in, Vax (Vox + Hack = Vax) has become an annual tradition for Vox Media.
Discussion: @voxproduct
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis, now a successful radio interview host, wants to buy Daily News  —  Keeping up with Catsimatidis  —  In recent months, more than a dozen members of the 2016 Republican presidential field have made appearances on a certain interview show based out of New York City …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Bill Adair and a team of Duke students test a database-driven, structured journalism approach to covering news in New York City about Uber, police, and housing  —  “Learning to write again”: A Duke team tests a new way of reporting on New York City government
Kelsey Sutton / Capital New York:
The Lo-Down, an independent site covering the Lower East Side, surpasses crowdfunding goal for reporting project on small businesses  —  The wisdom (and generosity) of crowds on the Lower East Side  —  Ed Litvak and Traven Rice pay attention to small businesses in their neighborhood.
Discussion: Medium
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Launches “Tumblr TV,” A GIF Search Engine With A Full-Screen Viewing Mode  —  Following the rollout of Tumblr's GIF search engine earlier this month, the blogging platform is today launching another new feature aimed at helping users discover and share GIFs: Tumblr TV.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Meerkat launches new embeddable web player today, partners with Discovery to implement the player for Shark Week  —  Meerkat Outs An Embeddable Player, Hooks Discovery Channel's Shark Week  —  Livestreaming app Meerkat has launched an embeddable player so that content being broadcast …
Discussion: Variety
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Human editors can work at Apple, Twitter, and Snapchat with emotional content, but scale of content at Google, Facebook requires algorithmic automation  —  Why Apple, Snapchat and Twitter are betting on human editors, but Facebook and Google aren't  —  It's gone from one or two examples …
Discussion: Stratechery and The Loop
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Google calls for anti-Isis push and makes YouTube propaganda pledge
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post:
Interconnection fees for companies like Netflix remain an issue in last-minute talks with regulators for AT&T-DirecTV deal
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Heftig, Upworthy clone and third-largest German media company on Facebook with 1.7M fans, faces uncertain future as Facebook begins favoring original content
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Nikhil Pahwa / MediaNama:
The Wall Street Journal to shut its India edition, downsize India ops
Discussion: @aruproy2611 and FishbowlNY