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12:15 PM ET, July 27, 2016

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Alex Spence / Politico:
Sources: 268 employees have accepted buyout offers from the Guardian, including 70 in the newsroom, in latest round of cost-cutting  —  LONDON - A cluster of senior figures are leaving the Guardian as it grapples to stem mounting financial losses.  —  Prominent journalists including Middle …
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Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Apple Music buys 16 half-hour episodes of unscripted TV series Carpool Karaoke from CBS, which will be produced but not hosted by James Corden  —  Apple has emerged as the surprise buyer of the unscripted TV series based on the “Carpool Karaoke” segment of CBS' “The Late Late Show with James Corden.”
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Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
Tim Cook's comments during earnings call about TV could reignite speculation about Apple's longterm TV plans  —  Investors and Apple fans have long been waiting for Apple to do something big with TVs.  —  Sure, Apple has sold the Apple TV box for years.  But that box is really just a streaming box …
Reuters:
Turkey detains 47 journalists in crackdown on suspected supporters of Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of masterminding failed coup  —  Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric …
George Slefo / Ad Age:
Reddit to debut Promoted User Posts on August 4, a new ad offering that lets marketers sponsor user-generated posts  —  Marketers Will Be Allowed to Sponsor (Consenting) Redditors' Posts  —  Picture this: It's 2020 and Reddit is the third most downloaded app in Apple's App Store …
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Sahil Patel / Digiday:
ABC News, CNN, and The Huffington Post are among the publishers producing virtual reality content at the presidential conventions  —  Live video might be all the rage during this year's presidential conventions, but a few publishers are taking it a step further by producing virtual reality and 360-degree videos from the events.
Alex Spence / Politico:
French newspaper Le Monde says it won't publish pictures of terror attackers to avoid giving perpetrators “posthumous glorification”  —  After the killing of an elderly priest at a church in northern France, Le Monde has called for the media to rethink the way it covers such attacks to avoid ‘glorifying’ the perpetrators.
Alan Huffman / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at self-trained local freelancer and photojournalist Abdel-Kader Fassouk, after his death in Libya last week  —  Abdel-Kader Fassouk (center) with anti-ISIS fighters in Sirte, Libya, moments before he was killed.  (Photo by Andre Liohn)  —  The killing of a young Libyan photojournalist …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter reports Q2 revenue of $602M, an increase of 20% YoY, 313M MAUs, up from 310M last quarter; stock drops 9%+ on low Q3 guidance of $590M-610M in revenue  —  Twitter today reported Q2 earnings, and the woe that is its poor user growth continues, with its 313 million monthly active users …
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
5K of Vine's top 9725 accounts have stopped posting to the platform, and those that do frequently post to platforms like Facebook first; user growth is stagnant  —  Andrew Bachelor is the single most popular human on Vine, the Twitter-owned, short-form video network that was once described as the future of popular culture.
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