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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Opinion: Why it's so disappointing that j-schools are panicking over Ebola  —  In the last week, we've learned that three U.S. universities have canceled invitations to journalists due to fears about Ebola:  — Syracuse University rescinded an invitation to Washington Post photographer Michel du Cille …
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Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
Guardian's reporting on Whisper was ethical even though they had been editorial partners; some journalists' reactions are troubling  —  The ethics of The Guardian's Whisper bombshell  —  It would have been a journalistic lapse for the paper not to have told readers what it had learned
TechCrunch:
Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M  —  Yahoo has been building up its video and video advertising content, and we have heard that it may make another key acquisition in the area to further raise its game.  The company is in talks to acquire BrightRoll …
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Gamergate supporters combat negative media coverage with campaigns complaining to advertisers  —  Inside Gamergate's (successful) attack on the media  —  GamerGate has come to represent a lot of different things to a lot of different people.  But to a core group of astoundingly fervent supporters …
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Amazon closes multi-year digital and print deal with CBS's Simon & Schuster, one of Big Five publishers  —  Amazon Closes Multi-Year Deal With Simon & Schuster, The Other Big Five Publisher It Was In E-Book Pricing Negotiations With  —  Amazon has inked a multi-year deal with Simon & Schuster …
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MediaHound raises $4.5M from UTA and others, launches invitation-only media discovery app  —  UTA Invests in Content-Discovery Startup MediaHound  —  Startup raises $4.5 million from UTA and private investors; launched first iPhone app for media discovery
Roger Yu / USA Today:
‘Bleacher Report’ claws toward respectability  —  Dave Finocchio Founder and General Manager of Bleacher Report Martin Klimek, USA TODAY  —  With a piercing article that had sports fans nodding their heads, satirical humor site The Onion had a good laugh in 2012 at the expense of Bleacher Report's quick-turn journalism.
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Say Media UK Nominated for International CMA Awards  —  The UK team at Say Media is on fire.  First they were nominated for the IPA Media Owner Awards Shortlist and now they're a nominee for the International Content Marketing Awards for the British government's first ever native ad campaign.
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Rowena Mason / Guardian:
Journalists should be given public interest defence in law, says Nick Clegg  —  Lib Dem leader says journalists should not fear being prosecuted under computer misuse, data protection and bribery laws  —  Journalists should be able to rely on a public interest defence if they break …
Discussion: @julesmattsson and Telegraph
John McDuling / Quartz:
The depressing truth behind the internet TV revolution  —  An internet television revolution is sweeping across America!  HBO will finally begin selling a standalone streaming service next year.  CBS just launched an internet service of its own, allowing access to all of its shows …
Dave Lee / BBC:
Google's changes to search results downgrade sites with unlicensed content after continuing pressure from UK music trade group BPI  —  Google changes ‘to fight piracy’ by highlighting legal sites  —  Music industry executives are frustrated by illegal sites appearing in Google search results
 
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Telstra Subsidiary Ooyala Agrees To Acquire Video SSP Videoplaza  —  The turf war for programmatic video technologies wages on.  Video distribution and analytics platform Ooyala, acquired by Australian telco Telstra in August …
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Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Young Hollywood to Launch Streaming Network With Long-Form Content
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Sundance Institute expands artist development to eight cities with $1M in Knight funding
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BBC appoints Fran Unsworth as World Service Group director
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