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10:30 PM ET, August 2, 2015

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Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
A look at the Washington Post's Knowledge Map, which provides context within articles, and how it could work in the future  —  How The Washington Post built — and will be building on — its “Knowledge Map” feature  —  Say you're reading a long story — one that picks up on a lot …
Lucy Dalglish / Philip Merrill College of Journalism:
American Journalism Review to cease publication; archives and site to remain available  —  AMERICAN JOURNALISM REVIEW TO CEASE ONLINE PUBLICATION  —  COLLEGE PARK, Md. - American Journalism Review will no longer be published by the Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Associated Press:
Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa found dead in capital  —  Espinosa, who worked for the investigative magazine Proceso, found dead in an apartment with four other people after fleeing his home state of Veracruz  —  A photographer for an investigative magazine who fled his home state …
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
Relativity Media bankruptcy docs show it posted a loss over last 3 years: $23M on $506M in revenue in 2014, $135M on $379M in 2013, $85M on $331M in 2012  —  New Relativity Details: Studio Lost $135 Million in 2013 (Exclusive)  —  As the Relativity Media bankruptcy continues to play out …
Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab:
The New York Times built a robot to help make article tagging easier  —  If you write online, you know that a final, tedious part of the process is adding tags to your story before sending it out to the wider world.  —  Tags and keywords in articles help readers dig deeper into related stories and topics …
David Byrne / New York Times:
Music labels and streaming services need to be more transparent about how they split money  —  Open the Music Industry's Black Box  —  THIS should be the greatest time for music in history — more of it is being found, made, distributed and listened to than ever before.
Brian Rohan / Associated Press:
Egypt court postpones Al Jazeera journalists' retrial verdict again, now set for August 29  —  Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29  —  CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists …
Nicole Frankenhauser / WAN-IFRA:
How the BBC is using WhatsApp to boost engagement  —  “We very much started from a completely blank page because there weren't any other news organisations doing this stuff at the time.  We didn't have anything to compare ourselves against or to see what was working elsewhere or not working …
Bill Carter / Hollywood Reporter:
How Jon Stewart Changed Media (and Made Megyn Kelly Cry)  —  On Nov. 4, 2008, the night Barack Obama was elected president, I was sitting with the audience of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart in its studio on the west side of Manhattan.  No one would have been gobsmacked by the rooting interests …
Ben Mook / Current:
American Public Media Group lays off 10 in Minnesota, ends Wits radio show, finalizes sale of South Florida stations  —  American Public Media Group lays off 10 in newsroom, cancels ‘Wits’  —  Comedian Patton Oswalt evokes the Karate Kid in a 2013 appearance on Wits.  The show announced its cancellation this week.
Discussion: Star Tribune and MinnPost
 
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Samsung Invests $2 Million in User-Video Aggregator Jukin Media
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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
LinkedIn asks its top 500 “Influencers” for blanket permission to syndicate posts, with no money changing hands
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Cost of News of the World phone-hacking prosecutions nears £2m
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Kate Connolly / Guardian:
Germany halts treason inquiry into journalists after protests
Discussion: Ars Technica UK and The Intercept
Natasha Tynes / IJNET:
Huffington Post launches Arabic version, promises to protect contributors
Discussion: Al Bawaba and The Huffington Post
Mark Mooney / CNNMoney:
Hulk Hogan vs Gawker showdown put off until March