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4:30 AM ET, July 28, 2016


 Top News: 
The Times of Israel:
Turkey closes three news agencies, 16 TV stations, 23 radio stations, and 45 newspapers in post-coup purge
Alex Spence / Politico:
Sources: 268 employees have accepted buyout offers from the Guardian, including 70 in the newsroom, in latest round of cost-cutting  —  LONDON - A cluster of senior figures are leaving the Guardian as it grapples to stem mounting financial losses.  —  Prominent journalists including Middle …
Discussion: @joepompeo, @amuse, The Wrap and FishbowlNY
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr launches ads on all users' blogs Thursday, will unveil revenue program for partners later in 2016; users can opt out of ads on their blogs  —  Tumblr this week quietly announced plans to roll out a new advertising program across its site which will see it implementing ads across users' blogs.
Alex Spence / Politico:
French newspaper Le Monde says it won't publish pictures of terror attackers to avoid giving perpetrators “posthumous glorification”  —  After the killing of an elderly priest at a church in northern France, Le Monde has called for the media to rethink the way it covers such attacks to avoid ‘glorifying’ the perpetrators.
Victoria Craw /
Researcher: to avoid creating copycats, media outlets should treat terror attacks like suicides, scaling back coverage  —  MEDIA should treat terrorist attacks the same way as suicide when it comes to reporting in order to reduce the threat of copycat attempts, a leading expert has warned.
Discussion: Mother Jones
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Washington Post reporter Jose DelReal was barred and patted down by police at rally for Trump running mate Mike Pence  —  Donald Trump's campaign has denied press credentials to a number of disfavored media organizations, including The Washington Post, but on Wednesday, the campaign of his running mate …
Manuel Baigorri / Bloomberg:
Sources: owners considering selling SoundCloud, hoping for a $1B valuation of the company  —  Founders and investors are weighing options, including a sale  —  German firm so far hasn't found buyer at sufficient price  —  SoundCloud Ltd.'s owners are considering a sale that could value …
Tom Corrigan / Wall Street Journal:
Florida judge grants temporary stay protecting Gawker's Denton and Daulerio from payment to Hulk Hogan, giving Denton reprieve from personal bankruptcy  —  Denton claimed he would have been forced into personal bankruptcy  —  A Florida appeals court temporarily lifted the threat …
Discussion: @petersterne and Bloomberg
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
BuzzFeed beefs up its translation team, capitalizing on stories across foreign bureaus; translations make up 30% to 40% of content in international editions  —  It's well-known by now that media startup BuzzFeed has opened news bureaus in ten countries.  But those bureaus …
John Herrman / New York Times:25 minutes ago
How Marissa Mayer's 2009 statements to Senate on state of media foreshadowed dominance of social distribution and challenges faced by Yahoo, and now Verizon  —  In the end, the deal that Yahoo announced on Monday, that Verizon Communications would buy its internet business for $4.8 billion, looked more like an escape than an exit.
Discussion: Free Press Blog and ThinkProgress
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Yahoo's writers, producers and other media staffers, including stars like Katie Couric and David Pogue, face uncertainty after Verizon deal
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Alan Huffman / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at self-trained local freelancer and photojournalist Abdel-Kader Fassouk, after his death in Libya last week  —  Abdel-Kader Fassouk (center) with anti-ISIS fighters in Sirte, Libya, moments before he was killed.  (Photo by Andre Liohn)  —  The killing of a young Libyan photojournalist …
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: Apple and VentureBeat
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Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
5K of Vine's top 9725 accounts have stopped posting to the platform, and those that do frequently post to platforms like Facebook first; user growth is stagnant
Discussion: @caitlindewey
Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
NPR timidity in using the word “plagiarism” to describe Melania Trump's speech shows a weakness in journalism culture
Discussion: @joshshepperd
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