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9:40 AM ET, July 20, 2012

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Julie Moos / Poynter:
How news spread of the “Dark Knight Rises” shooting  —  An overnight shooting has left 14 people in Colorado dead, and dozens more injured.  Here's how the news spread, including eyewitness reports from people at the theatre to see Batman sequel “The Dark Knight Rises” to the media who arrived to cover the shooting's aftermath:
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Mayer to Get Close to $60 Million (And Maybe More) in Overall Compensation for Yahoo's Top Job  —  Yahoo revealed in a regulatory filing that it could be paying its new CEO Marissa Mayer a total of close to $60 million to turn the company around.  —  The mega-sum includes salary, equity grants …
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
“Yes, Keep Moving”: Marissa Mayer's First Memo to Yahoos (Natch! )  —  While I might abandon my internal memo-quest at Yahoo at some point soon, I wanted to make sure to post the very first one from newly installed — and extraordinarily well-paid — CEO Marissa Mayer.
Associated Press:
Viacom, DirecTV Dispute Settled: Customers Can Welcome Sponge Bob Back  —  EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — DirectTV subscribers who want their MTV, Sponge Bob SquarePants or comedian Jon Stewart are getting their wish.  Viacom Inc. and the satellite TV service provider said Friday that they have settled …
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Billboard:
Updated: Universal Music Offers to Sell More Assets to Salvage EMI Deal  —  Universal Music has upped the ante in its efforts to gain approval for its proposed purchase of EMI's recorded-music division, offering to sell off even more parts of EMI, according to a report in Financial Times.
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Economist:   The music business: Universal's gamble
Tim Burrowes / mUmBRELLA:
Why paywall journalism is changing how journalists write  —  The introduction of online paywalls is changing the way journalists write and this means an audience adjustment says Tim Burrowes.  —  I was taught that the perfect length for an intro was 24 words - anything between 18 and 32 was acceptable, but 24 the ideal.
Mona Zhang / 10,000 Words:
Digital First Announces Curation Team  —  Digital First Media announced today that it is creating a national curation team as part of its centralized news operation.  That operation, called Thunderdome, will be produced by Digital First's MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple Expands iTunes Movies in the Cloud to Over 35 New Countries [Updated]  —  In addition to today's iTunes Match expansion to Hungary and Poland, Apple has also undertaken a significant expansion of its iTunes in the Cloud feature, adding movies to the list of eligible items in the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Michaelle Bond / American Journalism Review:
The Embattled Editor  —  Jim Amoss, who has spent his life in the city and his career at the paper, has been a target of much criticism over the changes planned for New Orleans' Times-Picayune.  He says he understands the concern, but he says the digitally focused, three-day-a-week print future …
Discussion: CJR
Patrick Goldstein / Los Angeles Times:
The Big Picture: Variety's future looks bleak  —  Once a must-read for Hollywood insiders, the 107-year-old trade publication has been bypassed by Deadline, Hollywood Reporter and the Wrap.  —  Variety, whose days appear to be numbered, is paying the price for its refusal to change with the times.
Discussion: FishbowlLA and LA Observed
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
A New Boss For NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC  —  NBC News and the cable news channels MSNBC and CNBC are being brought under a new corporate umbrella, the NBCUniversal News Group, and a new boss, Patricia Fili-Krushel.  —  Ms. Fili-Krushel will become the chairman of the news group …
Sam Thielman / Adweek:
Time Warner Cable and Hearst Reach a Deal  —  Hearst and Time Warner Cable have reached an agreement regarding the 16 stations in 14 markets blacked out of TWC's cable package as the two companies tried to come to an agreement over a fair price to retransmit those stations' signals.
Discussion: Multichannel
 
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John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb:
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John Harwood / New York Times:
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Katherine Fung / The Huffington Post:
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Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
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Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
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