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8:25 PM ET, July 27, 2015


 Top News: 
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Sources: Denton sought advice and possible financial backing from Mark Cuban and Pierre Omidyar as he considers diluting his financial risk in Gawker  —  Is This Nick Denton's Exit Strategy From Gawker?  —  Today the controversy-beset website moved to new offices.
Jasper Jackson / Guardian:   Gawker to announce interim editorial lead this week, start search for new senior editors, hires ex-Google exec Ian Fette as new CTO
Madeline Welsh / Nieman Lab:
How New York magazine used Instagram and Tumblr to promote and share its Bill Cosby story after a DDoS attack  —  So a hacker brought down your news site.  Now what?  New York magazine found out today  —  So let's say you're a New York-based publication which has just published the words …
William Turton / The Daily Dot:
New York Magazine's site is down, Twitter user claims he launched DDOS attack on it; Update: the site is now up  —  Anti-NYC hacker takes New York Magazine offline  —  On Sunday night, New York Magazine released a groundbreaking new cover featuring 35 victims of alleged assault from Bill Cosby.
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
Increasing competition on the web, pressure to break scoops led to mistakes on Clinton story  —  A Clinton Story Fraught With Inaccuracies: How It Happened and What Next?  —  The story certainly seemed like a blockbuster: A criminal investigation of Hillary Rodham Clinton by the Justice Department …
Matthew J. Belvedere / CNBC:
Disney CEO Bob Iger says ESPN could one day be sold direct to consumers, but not within next five years  —  Disney CEO Iger: ESPN could one day be sold direct  —  Walt Disney chief Bob Iger said Monday he sees ESPN as a media property that could be eventually sold directly to consumers …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snapchat Adds BuzzFeed, iHeartRadio to Discover Lineup After Dropping Yahoo, Warner Music  —  Snapchat has slotted in BuzzFeed and music-streaming service iHeartRadio to its Discover media section, after removing launch partners Yahoo and Warner Music Group from the lineup.
Dino Grandoni / New York Times:
Podcasts, which aren't regulated by the FCC, are blurring the line between sponsors and stories  —  Ads for Podcasts Test the Line Between Story and Sponsor  —  For the last several months, Lisa Chow, a reporter for and co-host of “StartUp,” a podcast about starting a business, has been interviewing engineers at Ford Motor.
Discussion: Nieman Lab, @kjblank80 and @gracehood
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Today Show co-anchor Al Roker's production company to launch three new shows about cooking on Meerkat this week  —  Al Roker Offers Forecast of TV's Future With Trio of Meerkat Programs  —  Al Roker is reaching from the solid ground of NBC's “Today” to the shakier terrain of TV's future.
Discussion: The Verge, TVNewser, @alroker and @bristei
Sibusiso Tshabalala / Quartz:
Africa's biggest media group, Naspers, has finally apologized for its role during Apartheid  —  This past weekend, South Africa's biggest media group, Naspers, did something it should have done 19 years ago: apologize for the key role it played during Apartheid.
Discussion: @lilkuo
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Newsweek hires Time's Europe editor, Matt McAllester, to oversee new EMEA edition  —  Newsweek hires Time's Europe editor  —  The competition between Time and Newsweek ain't what it used to be, but apparently there's still some fire left in the old rivalry.
The Daily Dot:
Daily Dot kills comments but remains committed to interactions on social platforms; may resurrect comments later, most likely through Facebook  —  Why we're killing our comments section  —  This afternoon we put the Daily Dot's commenting system on indefinite hiatus.
Discussion: @omarg, Thanks:@dailydot
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Anita Powell / Voice of America:
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Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
Medium updates rules to suppress harassment and revenge porn
Discussion: Medium and The Next Web
Emily Steel / New York Times:
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Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
Yahoo launches live news show with Katie Couric
Discussion: TVNewser, Yahoo and @jbenton
Jasper Jackson / Guardian:
Huffington Post chief vows to protect contributors to new Arabic offshoot
Evan McMurry / Mediaite:
Nate Silver Takes Shot at Vox for Aggregating NYMag's Cosby Story
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Discussion: @crowdjournalism
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
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Jack Murtha / Columbia Journalism Review:
Controlled town hall Q&As on Facebook aren't replacements for press access to candidates