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5:25 PM ET, September 25, 2016


 Top News: 
Seth Stevenson / Wall Street Journal:
Snap Inc., formerly Snapchat, unveils Spectacles, sunglasses that record 10 seconds of video at a time with a tap of a button, to be sold this fall for $130  —  IN AN UNMARKED BUILDING on a quiet side street just off the beach in Venice, California, 26-year-old Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel stands in a small conference room.
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
BandLab investment in Rolling Stone does not include ownership in Wenner Media; BandLab CEO won't comment on whether it'll be liable in defamation lawsuits  —  Investment doesn't include ownership in Wenner Media  —  Rolling Stone has struck a chord with a new investor.
Discussion: Ad Age and NPR
Liz Spayd / New York Times:
New York Times' public editor calls for the publisher to acknowledge substantial changes to stories  —  IN the history of do-overs at The New York Times, there is one example that may seem of no large consequence but nonetheless infuriated readers.  It involved an obituary about a rocket scientist named Yvonne Brill.
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
The Verge founding team member Chris Ziegler took a job at Apple two months before leaving the website; internal review finds no impact on editorial decisions  —  Hey everyone — there have been questions about Chris Ziegler and his absence from The Verge in the past few weeks.
Sources: Twitter may receive formal bid shortly, suitors said to include Salesforce and Google  —  Twitter has received expressions of interest from several technology companies and may receive a formal bid shortly, sources said.  —  The social media company is engaged in conversations …
David Fischer / Facebook:
Facebook VP of advertising David Fischer explains video metric miscalculation, apologizes, says the mistake had no impact on billing  —  Many of you may have seen the reports about our video metric miscalculation - I want to provide further clarity on the issue.
The Ringer:
A look at CNN's three shifting identities: as a passive instrument for Trump, a cell of smart anchors, and the cable news embodiment of a low-information voter  —  CNN has revitalized itself in the age of Donald Trump—but is it doing what a news network should?
Discussion: @kyleclark
Susannah Nesmith / Columbia Journalism Review:
Q&A with WLRN health reporter Sammy Mack, on covering the Zika outbreak in South Florida while pregnant  —  Reporter Sammy Mack covers the health beat for public radio station WLRN in South Florida.  (Photo by Scott Schoenleber via, used with permission)
Discussion: @cjr
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Media reporter Paul Farhi asks readers to stop referring to “the media”, an imprecise, unfair, lazy smear  —  To: Everyone From: Paul Farhi  —  Folks, I know a lot of you don't like the people who work in my chosen profession, the news business.
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Washington Post:
CNN commentator Corey Lewandowski set to get nearly $500K from Trump campaign from April 2015 to December 2016, almost 25% coming as severance after June firing
Matthew Garrahan / Financial Times:
While tabloids like TMZ do great with scoops like Pitt-Jolie divorce they must rely on other revenue streams like online gambling, celebrity tours, and TV shows
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