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12:50 AM ET, July 27, 2016

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Shannon McLaughlin Rooney / Temple University:
Aron Pilhofer, executive editor of digital for The Guardian, will take new endowed professorship at Temple University, funded in part by Wyncote Foundation  —  Aron Pilhofer, one of the world's most respected experts in the use of digital tools for journalism, is joining the faculty …
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Apple Music buys 16 half-hour episodes of unscripted TV series Carpool Karaoke from CBS, which keeps option of licensing second window of show to traditional TV  —  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.”
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 …
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 …
Discussion: Business Wire, @obrien and VentureBeat
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Yahoo's writers, producers and other media staffers, including stars like Katie Couric and David Pogue, face uncertainty after Verizon deal  —  Yahoo spent millions of dollars to hire media all-stars like Katie Couric, Joe Zee and David Pogue.  So what's going to happen with them now that Yahoo is being swallowed up by Verizon?
Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
NPR timidity in using the word “plagiarism” to describe Melania Trump's speech shows a weakness in journalism culture  —  NPR would not call it plagiarism when Melania Trump's speech to the Republican convention took passages from Michelle Obama.
Discussion: The Buttry Diary and @joshshepperd
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Rep. Alan Grayson threatened Politico reporter Edward-Isaac Dovere with arrest at Politico event, accused Dovere of assault after an attempted interview  —  The congressman was asked about accusations of domestic abuse.  —  Rep. Alan Grayson threatened to have a POLITICO reporter arrested Tuesday …
Dave McNary / Variety:
Netflix, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists to collaborate on film about Panama Papers, based on book by two German investigative journalists  —  Netflix is developing a movie about the Panama Papers scandal with John Wells and Claire Rudnick Polstein producing.
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
How New York Times' reporters use Stela, its in-house analytics dashboard  —  Over the course of the morning of July 8, a New York Times story about the shooting of police officers in Dallas changed headlines more than a dozen times — introducing the name of the suspected shooter …
Diana Marszalek / Broadcasting & Cable:
Tegna reports media division Q2 revenues up 10% YoY to $458.9M, boosted by political dollars  —  Political and retransmission money fueled the growth … Boosted by political ads and retransmission revenue, Tegna's media segment revenues rose 10% in the second quarter of 2016, the company said Tuesday morning.
Discussion: NetNewsCheck Latest
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Taboola buys video recommendation engine ConvertMedia for nearly $100M  —  Taboola, the startup behind the publishing widget that recommends more content at the end of articles online, has made an acquisition to expand its horizons beyond the written word: it has bought ConvertMedia …
 
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Jeremy Barr / Ad Age:
Continuing its restructure of its editorial operations, Time Inc says it will appoint four Group General Managers to oversee its magazine brands
Robert Faturechi / ProPublica:
Federal district judge in Phoenix throws out libel case against ProPublica and the Center for Investigative Reporting, over 2014 story about govt contractor
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