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1:45 PM ET, September 5, 2015


 Top News: 
Hollywood Reporter:
Aretha Franklin wins injunction preventing airing of documentary “Amazing Grace” at Telluride  —  Aretha Franklin Granted Injunction to Stop Telluride Showing of ‘Amazing Grace’  —  The singer says the new film showing her 1972 performance violated her rights to name and likeness and invaded her privacy.
Tim Peterson / Ad Age:
IAB Explores Its Options to Fight Ad Blockers, Including Lawsuits  —  Trade Org Has Held Two Summits This Summer to Map a Course of Action  —  As the digital media and advertising industries come to grips with the rise of ad blocking, so is one of the industry's more prominent organizing bodies.
Jeremy Barr / Politico:
Fusion overhauls TV strategy, with job cuts likely as it focuses on original documentaries, investigative programming, and US presidential election  —  Changes coming for Fusion's TV strategy  —  Fusion, the multimedia company formed from a joint investment of Univision and Disney-ABC …
Les Hinton / British Journalism Review:
Former Dow Jones CEO and News International executive chairman responds to Rupert Murdoch's critics  —  Life with Murdoch, Les Hinton  —  Rupert Murdoch's longest-serving lieutenant staggers under the weight of books written about his old boss More than half a century ago …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Adobe survey: 61.9% of streamed pay TV, generally content owned by cable networks, is viewed on Apple devices  —  Survey: 61.9% of streamed pay TV is viewed on Apple devices  —  TV Everywhere (sometimes called authenticated streaming) is the entertainment industry's clunky term …
Discussion: and TechCrunch
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Rolling Stone files motion for protective order in Virginia dean's defamation case  —  Lawyers for Rolling Stone magazine yesterday entered a motion aimed at limiting the amount of information and documents disclosed in the ongoing defamation case filed this year by Nicole Eramo …
Henry Mance / Financial Times:
Source: BBC to announce proposals for international expansion on Monday, including plans for a satellite TV service in Russia and radio program for North Korea  —  BBC plans daily news broadcasts into North Korea  —  The BBC plans to broadcast a daily news bulletin into North Korea …
Discussion: Guardian and Mashable
Central News:
Sky News cameraman Mick Deane, killed in 2013, was shot after flack jacket was confiscated at Cairo airport  —  Sky News cameraman was shot in Egypt after his flak jacket was confiscated  —  Mick Deane was killed by a sniper in August 2013 after his crew's bulletproof vests were seized at Cairo airport …
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
DirecTV, Al Jazeera Settle $75 Million Lawsuit  —  As the Qatari-backed cable news network faces new claims from Al Gore, it settles a carriage dispute with the satellite giant.  —  DirecTV and Al Jazeera America have reached a deal that resolves dueling legal claims over carriage of the Qatari-backed cable news network.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Verizon Gears Up for Post-Labor Day Launch of Go90 Mobile Video Service  —  Verizon is getting ready to launch its mobile-centric G090 video service as early as next Tuesday: The company put up a splash page for Go90 this week, encouraging consumers to “go90 to watch, cut & share all the awesome.”
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: difficulty of making deals with CBS, ABC, NBC, and Fox has delayed Apple TV's launch  —  Local TV Creates Hurdle to Streaming  —  The difficulty of lining up deals to offer CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox programming is one reason Apple has decided to push back its Web-TV service
Discussion: Public Knowledge and @gerryfsmith
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Hachette, HarperCollins Publishers, and Simon & Schuster report declining revenues on ebooks after winning the right to set prices in deal with Amazon  —  E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contracts  —  Prices rise, but revenue takes a hit  —  When the world's largest publishers …
Discussion: Consumerist and Bookseller News
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