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2:40 PM ET, July 15, 2016


 Top News: 
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
White House Correspondents' Association editorial makes false equivalences on Clinton's and Trump's response to and interaction with media  —  The campaign of Donald Trump has offended the notion of a free press in some of the following ways:  —  • Bashing outlet after outlet after outlet …
USA Today:
White House Correspondents' Association expresses concern about treatment of press during 2016 campaign, says both candidates threaten free press
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Interview with Eddy Cue on TV skinny bundles and cable boxes, getting Hollywood content to consumers, working with studios, and making Apple Music stand out  —  The senior vp also dishes on what he learned from Steve Jobs, why the company won't be buying a Hollywood studio anytime soon and why agents should be “very, very excited.”
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
BitTorrent Now's music and video streaming app comes to iOS, Apple TV  —  BitTorrent's name may still be associated with piracy, but BitTorrent the company has been working to legitimize the peer-to-peer technologyas a tool that can be used to distribute content in legal ways.
Mike Farrell / Multichannel News:
DirecTV and U-Verse to provide commercial-free, unedited coverage of Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention  —  DirecTV, U-Verse to offer gavel-to-gavel, commercial-free coverage  —  With the upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions promising …
New York Times:
Sources: final bids for Yahoo are due on Monday, with the board set to make a decision soon afterward  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The gavel is finally poised to drop in the drawn-out auction for Yahoo's core internet business.  —  Final bids for the services, which include Yahoo's search, email …
Isaac Chotiner / Slate:
Interview with New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi on ISIS, al-Qaida, and dealing with dangerous sources  —  The New York Times' Rukmini Callimachi on the group's ruthless tactics, the perils of getting close to dangerous sources, and the emotional toll of reporting on terrorism.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
eMusic launches eStories, an audiobook service with 80K titles at a cost of $11.95 per title, to compete with Audible  —  eMusic, the veteran digital music company that was acquired in 2015 by Israeli media startup TriPlay, is expanding its horizons.  Today the company is launching eStories …
Discussion: Digital Book World and Engadget
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook Messenger supports Instant Articles on Android today, will be coming next week to iOS  —  When Facebook announced its platform for bots at the F8 developer conference this year, publishers raced to push news into Facebook Messenger.  But until now, their stories have loaded …
Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
ComScore study: display ads on sites of premium publishers like Hearst, Gannett, and ESPN are more effective than those on non-premium sites  —  What's the difference between The New York Times, and, say, DNAInfo New York?  Maybe about $20.  —  The Times, along with outlets like ESPN …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Vevo updates its design with vertical video, adds user profiles, hires playlist curators and hosts for original video, plans paid tier later in 2016  —  How do you reinvent music television for a generation that grew up not watching MTV, but YouTube, Vine and Snapchat?
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Tresa Baldas / Detroit Free Press:
US appeals court rules criminal mugshots can be withheld; lead plaintiff Detroit Free Press, backed by about 60 news organizations, weighs Supreme Court appeal
Discussion: Politico and Reuters
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
BuzzFeed to invite reporters from Donald Trump's media blacklist to its “Red, White, & Blacklisted” GOP convention party next week
Discussion: @marylees
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
How The Washington Post is using Genius web annotator to provide speedy analysis during election season
Discussion: @poynter
 Earlier Picks: 
Ben Dowell / RadioTimes:
Karen Bradley is new culture secretary as John Whittingdale is sacked
Discussion: Guardian and TVWise
Jasper Jackson / Guardian:
Sky News proposes ending its business bulletins in cost-cutting effort, will incorporate business news into schedule and online