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4:00 PM ET, June 26, 2016


 Top News: 
David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review:
Inside Mother Jones' investigation of private prisons, and how reporter Shane Bauer worked for four months as a prison guard in Louisiana  —  Shane Bauer tried to keep a straight face.  The Mother Jones senior reporter was on assignment at a private prison in Louisiana, working as a guard.
Noah Kulwin / Recode:
Mother Jones targeted again by law firm that earlier waged a three-year legal fight against the magazine  —  MoJo is under a similar kind of attack to the one perpetrated by billionaire Peter Thiel on Gawker.  —  The most troubling thing about Peter Thiel's efforts to destroy Gawker Media is that he has …
Jacob Bernstein / New York Times:
Bill Cunningham, Legendary Times Fashion Photographer, Dies at 87  —  Bill Cunningham, the street-style photographer whose photo essays for The New York Times memorialized trends ranging from fanny packs to Birkin bags, gingham shirts and fluorescent biker shorts, died in New York on Saturday.
Jeremy Barr / Ad Age:
Serious Eats, Film School Rejects, and Femsplain say readers signing on as members via Medium number from 100 to 190, at $3 to $5 a month each  —  In early April, Medium, the platform founded by Ev Williams, made a pitch to the publishing community: come to Medium, and we'll help you make money.
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Pacific Standard, The Ringer, The Awl, The Bold Italic, and Femsplain talk about transitioning to Medium
Discussion: Mark Armstrong
Melody Kramer / Poynter:
Q&A with New York data lab The Office for Creative Research on news in the public space, choosing projects, and algorithmic editorial choice  —  If you were walking on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin campus one spring night in 2012, you would have seen a number of people getting …
Discussion: @profcarroll
Matthew Belloni / Hollywood Reporter:
Q&A with Disney CEO Bob Iger on the future of cable, political ambitions, and Disney's Shanghai theme park  —  In an exclusive sit-down, the exec who tops the THR 100 also talks ‘Indiana Jones,’ ESPN and cable's future, what happened with heir apparent Tom Staggs and who will succeed him after he leaves in 2018.
Discussion: AOL, Awful Announcing and Guardian
Sources: Google and Facebook start automatically blocking reposted extremist videos  —  Some of the web's biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process.
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
How The Tampa Bay Times created a mobile-friendly 3D story about the Orlando shooting, and made it interactive without looking like a video game  —  What happened inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in the early hours last Sunday when a gunman entered, shooting and killing 49 people and injuring dozens of others?
Discussion: Tampa Bay Times and Co.Design
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Swedish podcasting startup Acast launches ad-free subscription service and looks to expand into Spanish-speaking countries and Asia  —  Acast resists the term “paywall.”  The Stockholm-based podcasting startup, which entered the U.S. last fall and is the hosting platform of choice for publishers …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
At VidCon 2016, YouTube announces better customer support, a redesigned Creator Hub, and a program to help grow audience for its creators  —  Along with news that it's preparing to introduce live streaming support in its main mobile application, YouTube also this week announced a series of new features for its creator community.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Memo: The New York Times integrates the work of its audience team directly into the core of the newsroom  —  In part of an ongoing push to remake The New York Times for a constantly changing media landscape, the newspaper on Friday announced several personnel moves among the leaders of its digital efforts.
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Wikimedia blog:
Wikimedia Foundation appoints Katherine Maher, earlier its Chief Communications Officer, as Executive Director
Globe and Mail:
Columnist's firing at B.C.-based Chinese paper stirs press-freedom concerns
Discussion: @cshirky
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
TV news insiders react with fury and resignation and question CNN credibility after it hires ousted Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a rumored $500K
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Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
YouTube Red acquires its first big-budget Hollywood-produced series, based on dance drama Step-Up from Lionsgate
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
YouTube announces live streaming is coming to its mobile app, available now for select creators, rolling out more broadly soon
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Ousted Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski gets salaried CNN political commentator position