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10:15 AM ET, August 25, 2017

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Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to introduce a 4K-capable Apple TV and updated TV app that can highlight live TV in September, is in talks with studios about 4K movies  —  Company plans to announce new Apple TV model in September  —  New model will play 4K HDR content from movie studios, apps
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Report: Roku's market share among streaming media players in US is up to 37%, with Amazon's Fire TV at 24%, Chromecast at 18%, and Apple TV down to 15%  —  Roku isn't only maintaining its lead as the top streaming media player device in the U.S., it's increasing it.
Byron Kaye / Reuters:
Australia's antitrust regulator clears a consortium led by Lachlan Murdoch to buy TV broadcaster Ten Network, saying the move will not harm competition  —  SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's antitrust regulator cleared on Thursday a consortium led by News Corp (NWSA.O) Co-Chairman Lachlan Murdoch …
Discussion: @reuters
Lizzie Plaugic / The Verge:
The popular photo blog Humans of New York is becoming a 30-minute TV show on Facebook  —  The 30-minute series will live in the redesigned Watch tab  —  Humans of New York, the popular photo blog dedicated to documenting intimate moments with people from around the world, is becoming a 30-minute TV show.
Discussion: Engadget, Refinery29 and Tubefilter
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
A review of IBT Australia's website finds that it is produced by writers in the Philippines, and its office is occupied by those who say they don't work for IBT  —  “They're stuck in 'How do we produce the most content at the lowest cost per click', hence you end up with things like this."
Discussion: @schoofsfeed and @craigsilverman
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
YouTube's policy changes to crack down on extremist content go into effect this week with new restrictions on viewing, sharing, and monetizing videos  —  Selected videos will lose ads, comments and have new warnings  —  Policy changes announced in June to go into effect Thursday
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify renews licensing deal with Warner Music Group, clearing last hurdle before going public  —  Now that it has Warner Music on board, look for a nontraditional IPO at the end of this year or early 2018.  —  Spotify has cleared what ought to be the last major hurdle before it goes public …
Nicole Carroll / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Republic editor details how staff faced gas or spray to cover Trump rally aftermath, in response to email calling staff “Fake News Media”  —  On Wednesday morning, I was reviewing a list of 17 Republic staffers who were caught up in the gas or spray and the aftermath …
Discussion: Poynter
Nushin Rashidian / Columbia Journalism Review:
Tow Center releases an interactive timeline listing platform developments at Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Google, Twitter, Snapchat, Apple, and Amazon  —  We have entered an era in which just about every move social media and tech companies make has ramifications for journalism.
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk
Dave Brooks / Billboard:
Sources: Amazon is struggling to make inroads in US event ticketing industry due to incumbents like Ticketmaster, exclusive deals with venues, more  —  With little leverage besides its huge customer base, the online retail behemoth is finding that disrupting the U.S. ticketing market won't be as easy as throwing its weight around.
Andy / TorrentFreak:
Finnish court orders two founders of Pirate Bay, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm, to pay IFPI record labels $477K+ in case that began in 2011  —  Two founders of The Pirate Bay have been ordered by a court in Finland to pay record labels more than $477,000 in compensation.
 
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Luke O'Neil / Esquire:
Current and former Village Voice staffers, including food critic Robert Sietsema and film editor Alan Scherstuhl, reflect on their time at the paper
Sam Roberts / New York Times:
Jack Rosenthal, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist who also worked as a government official and civic leader, has died at 82
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
TPM may add a morning email newsletter to its $50-per-year Prime membership program
Jake Sherman / Politico:
WH director of rapid response Andy Hemming, who was paid to spot and distribute positive stories from the mainstream media, left his job on Monday