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Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
A&E Networks agrees to pay $250M for a 10% share of Vice Media, valuing it at $2.5B  —  A&E Networks Buying Minority Stake in Vice Media  —  The deal for 10 percent of the digital media company would value it at $2.5 billion  —  A&E Networks has agreed to pay $250 million …
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times:
Time Warner Ends Negotiations to Buy Stake in Vice Media
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The evolution of propaganda: how ISIS uses Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, SoundCloud, and more  —  ISIS Displaying a Deft Command of Varied Media  —  The extremists who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq have riveted the world's attention with their military prowess and unrestrained brutality.
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Flickr gaining 14M historic images extracted from 2M public domain books in Internet Archive  —  2.6m historic pictures posted online  —  The project has resulted in even more pictures of cats being put on to the internet  —  An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historic copyright-free images.
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Pakistani journalists shot dead in attack on news agency office  —  Three staff working in a Pakistani news agency were shot dead when two gunmen burst into their office in Quetta, south-west Pakistan.  —  One of the murdered trio was Irshad Mastoi (aka Arshad Mustoi), 34, secretary general of Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ).
Anya Schiffrin / Mother Jones:
Why We're In A Golden Age of Global Investigative Journalism  —  Around the world, muckrakers are taking corrupt governments and businesses to task.  —  In our world, the news about the news is often grim.  Newspapers are shrinking, folding up, or being cut loose by their parent companies.
Eric Enge / Search Engine Land:
It's Over: The Rise & Fall Of Google Authorship For Search Results  —  After three years the great Google Authorship experiment has come to an end ... at least for now.  —  Today John Mueller of Google Webmaster Tools announced in a Google+ post that Google will stop showing authorship results …
Richard Smirke / Billboard:
U.K. Group Rallies Musicians, Writers and Performers to Fight Government Cuts  —  Newly formed U.K. protest group Artists' Assembly Against Austerity are calling on musicians, writers, artists and performers to voice their opposition against government cuts in public and voluntary services.
Ethan Zuckerman / My heart's in Accra:
Self-segregation on social networks and the implications for the Ferguson, MO story  —  Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson on Saturday August 9, 2014.  After his body lay in the hot street for four hours, Ferguson residents took to the streets to protest his killing.
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Could a Publicis-Criteo Takeover Transpire?  —  It wouldn't be the first summer weekend French agency holding company Publicis Groupe sent shock waves through the advertising ecosystem.  Close to the anniversary of the infamous ad merger of equals that never quite materialized as Publicis Omnicom Group …
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Aaron Gell / Business Insider:
Book distributor EDC's sales rebounded even after pulling all its books from Amazon in 2012  —  Meet The Publisher Who Ditched Amazon And Is Selling More Books Than Ever  —  Ask Randall White, the 72-year-old CEO of the Educational Development Corp., an Oklahoma-based book distributor …
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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Aereo Tells Judge It Can Beat Lawsuit Despite Supreme Court Ruling  —  The digital company also renews a challenge to the irreparable harm faced by TV broadcasters  —  On Friday, Aereo filed its opposition to an injunction demanded by television broadcasters.
Discussion: Techdirt, @eriqgardner and BetaBoston
Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post:
James Foley's Brother Says Journalists Need More Support  —  The brother of James Foley, the American journalist who was violently killed by the Islamic State, hopes that the death of his brother will now raise awareness about the importance of journalists worldwide.
 
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