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10:20 AM ET, May 28, 2014


 Top News: 
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Doesn't Expect Quick Resolution to Hachette Dispute  —  Contract Disagreement Has Led Amazon to Restrict Sale of Some Hachette Titles  — Inc. said Tuesday it doesn't expect a quick resolution of a contract dispute with Hachette Book Group that has led to Amazon restricting the sale of some Hachette titles.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
UCSB newspaper board responds to criticism over non-coverage of killings  —  The editorial board of the Bottom Line, a student-run newspaper at the University of California at Santa Barbara, has released a statement clarifying — and nearly recanting — a much-commented-upon op-ed regarding …
Tom McCarthy / Guardian:
Daily Mail and New York Post criticised for ‘distorted’ Isla Vista coverage
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
Kinsley review of Greenwald's book “unworthy” of NYT Book Review; ignored media's constitutional role  —  Kinsley, Greenwald and Government Secrets  —  Michael Kinsley's review of Glenn Greenwald's new book, “No Place to Hide” hasn't even appeared in the printed Book Review yet …
Anne Mortensen / The Independent:
A journalist goes missing nearly every day in Ukraine  —  It's not just journalists who are being victimised by pro-Russian separatists, but entire newsrooms  —  The campaign by pro-Russian separatists to muzzle local Ukrainian journalists appears to be succeeding.
John Plunkett / Guardian:
Netflix beats BBC and ITV to “The Crown,” a £100m series on Queen Elizabeth II  —  Netflix plans £100m epic on the Queen  —  The Crown, inspired by Peter Morgan play The Audience, will span Queen Elizabeth II's six decades on the throne
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix Buys Pay-TV Rights to Sony Animated Films
Discussion: Home Media Magazine and The Wrap
Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter and Omnicom Strike $230 Million Mobile Ad Deal  —  Omnicom Media Group announced a mobile-focused deal with Twitter on Tuesday, worth $230 million over the next two years.  —  The deal will integrate Omnicom's programmatic ad buying unit Accuen with Twitter's ad exchange MoPub …
Andrew Leonard / Salon:
How Disney learned to stop worrying and love copyright infringement  —  The Monday before the Oscars, Scott Kramer, a digital content producer based in Los Angeles, called his close friend Joshua Elson, a high school choir teacher, with an idea.  For months, both their families had been obsessed …
Discussion: Techdirt, @mslods and @rothken
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Attorney general, top journalists discuss prosecutors' latitude in leak investigations  —  What is ordinary about “ordinary newsgathering”?  —  That question was at the heart of discussions Tuesday between Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and a group of media representatives over rules …
Lord Coe ‘approached by government’ for role of BBC Trust chair  —  David Cameron reported to support appointment as successor to Lord Patten, with Boris Johnson also believed to back move  —  Lord Coe is understood to have been approached by government officials to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust.
Discussion: ITV and ITV
Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York:
The Hill launches contributors platform  —  Congressional newspaper The Hill has launched a contributors platform, for which 100 experts in various policy fields will write for the site, the company announced today.  —  Contributors will be selected by editors at The Hill …
Discussion: FishbowlDC
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Johnston Press shareholders approve deal to ease £360m debt burden and sell TV ads for Sky  —  The shareholders of Johnston Press have voted in favour of the company's proposed £360m refinancing package.  —  The plan, unveiled earlier this month, will see the regional publisher slash …
Jon Boone / Guardian:
Geo TV apologizes for saying Pakistan's spy chief plotted to assassinate journalist Hamid Mir  —  Geo TV owners print front-page apology to Pakistan's ISI spy chief  —  Move comes in week regulators rule on coverage that include claims Zaheer-ul-Islam behind attempt on life of star journalist
Discussion: @aqpk
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
UK daily newspapers have doubled in price since 2004 and shrunk in size - no wonder sales are down  —  Every month when the latest set of ABC national newspaper circulation figures are released, journalists across the country heave a collective sigh of despair.
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Press regulator Ipso names its board  —  Members of PCC successor's 12-strong panel include pensions expert Ros Altmann and former Times editor Charles Wilson  —  Pensions expert Ros Altmann is to join the board of press regulator Ipso.  Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian
Tracy McVeigh / Guardian:
Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict  —  Women are coming to the fore in a profession long dominated by men, and telling stories their male counterparts couldn't get.  Below, four leading female photographers talk about their work
Discussion: NOOR, @tracymcveigh and @alixfazzina
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Disney, Sony Sell FilmFlex U.K. VOD Venture
Discussion: Guardian and Home Media Magazine
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Freesat links with Curzon to offer pay-per-view movies
Andrew Zajac / Businessweek:
Prenda-linked porn copyright trolls lose effort to get over 1K IP addresses in federal court
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Nintendo Plans to Give YouTube Users Cut of Ad Revenue from Videos Featuring Its Games
Discussion: VentureBeat
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Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post:
BBC News Crew Temporarily Detained In Egypt
Discussion: TVNewser
Ken Auletta / New Yorker:
Jill Abramson's friends dispute accounts that she misled Sulzberger
Tim Baysinger / Broadcasting & Cable:
George Bodenheimer stepping down as executive chairman of ESPN