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5:00 PM ET, May 6, 2016


 Top News: 
Insiders talk about the decline of Sumner Redstone and how the competence trial could impact the future of CBS and Viacom  —  The Disturbing Decline of Sumner Redstone (Part 1 of 3)  —  With a trial about to begin, lurid and alarming details of the billionaire's condition and the scheming around him continue to emerge.
New York Times:
Deposition of Sumner M. Redstone  —  A transcript of videotaped testimony of Mr. Redstone, taken Thursday at his Los Angeles mansion.  The document includes some vulgar language.
Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
In videotaped deposition, Sumner Redstone denigrates former housemate and says he wants his daughter, Shari Redstone, to be his health-care agent  —  Videotaped Deposition of Sumner Redstone Airs in Competency Case  —  With help of interpreter, media mogul says he wants former companion who brought suit out of his life
Emily Steel / New York Times:
Competency trial begins Friday for Sumner Redstone, with implications for his media empire of Viacom, CBS, and more
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple Music's new student membership option discounts the service by 50%  —  Amid news that Apple Music is getting a makeover come this summer, Apple today launched a new plan to boost subscribers to its streaming music service and competitor to Spotify, SoundCloud, Tidal and others.
Stephanie Grimes:
Las Vegas Review Journal fires Features Editor Stephanie Grimes, who had live tweeted an early staff meeting after Adelson sale  —  Why I'm out at the Las Vegas Review-Journal … In the five months since the Las Vegas Review-Journal was sold to the family of Sheldon Adelson for an obscene amount of money …
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
LinkedIn Buys Run Hop, Seeks to Make Feeds More Engaging  —  Run Hop co-founders find new roles with LinkedIn  —  LinkedIn Corp. snapped up Run Hop Inc., a small startup specializing in online content distribution, to accelerate its efforts to make users' feeds more engaging.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Warner's Q1 music streaming sales up $72M, making it the biggest source of revenue, more than 50% from outside US; downloads down $17M, physical copies down $6M  —  Streaming music has become Warner Music's biggest business  —  Another milestone in the music industry's shift to streaming …
Assailant tries to shoot prominent Turkish journalist outside court  —  An assailant attempted to shoot a prominent Turkish journalist on Friday outside a courthouse in Istanbul just before the verdict in his trial on charges of revealing state secrets was due to be announced, a Reuters witness said.
Daily Sabah:
Turkey sentences Cumhuriyet journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül to more than five years in prison on charges of revealing state secrets  —  Istanbul court sentences Cumhuriyet Daily's Dündar, Gül to 5 years in prison over ‘revealing state secrets’
Alex Spence / Politico:
News Corp faces continuing ad revenue slump and circulation revenue decline at UK's Sun, Times, and Sunday Times  —  Slump at Sun and Times adds to Fleet Street's advertising woes  —  NEW YORK — Advertising revenues from News Corp's British newspapers fell by a “mid-teens” …
Pocket Blog:
Pocket adds Like and Repost functions to the Recommendations feed in its iOS and Android apps  —  There's a lot to ♥ in your new Recommended feed!  —  A few months ago, we introduced the ability to follow your friends and incredible curators on Pocket to see what they're recommending.
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