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1:40 PM ET, July 18, 2014


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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
CNN Removes Reporter Diana Magnay From Israel-Gaza After ‘Scum’ Tweet  —  NEW YORK — CNN has removed correspondent Diana Magnay from covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after she tweeted that Israelis who were cheering the bombing of Gaza, and who had allegedly threatened her, were “scum.”
Forbes Media Agrees To Sell Majority Stake To A Group Of International Investors To Accelerate The Company's Global Growth  —  Forbes Family Welcomes Significant Investment by Investor Group  —  Investors Are Committed to Forbes' Brand, Strategy, Values and Management …
Jack Shafer / Reuters:
Streaming media services such as Netflix make a Fox-Time Warner deal as bad a bet as '90s newspaper buys  —  Dear Mr. Murdoch: Save yourself 80 billion bucks  —  The first time Rupert Murdoch tried to acquire Warner, Ronald Reagan was completing his first term as president …
New York Times:
Fox Challenges ESPN with Pursuit of Time Warner  —  Rupert Murdoch loves nothing more than taking on an entrenched powerhouse, and with his audacious $80 billion bid to purchase Time Warner, he showed a willingness to go up against one of the industry's most powerful players — ESPN.
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Russia Today London correspondent resigns in protest at ‘disrespect for facts’ over Malaysian plane crash  —  A Russia Today reporter based in London has resigned with immediate effect in protest at the station's coverage of yesterday's plane crash in Ukraine.
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Jeremy Greenfield / Forbes:
When Amazon Acts Like A Start-up: Why Amazon Has Entered The Ebook Subscription Market
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter expected to unveil new metrics that count people who see tweets in embeds and on TV  —  Under Pressure, Twitter Tries to Resize Itself  —  Company Is Expected to Unveil New Metrics That Will Show Breadth of Its Audience  —  After a troubling start as a public company …
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Microsoft plans to spin-off Nokia MixRadio as a standalone music streaming service, iOS and Android versions now a possibility  —  Nokia MixRadio spins out of Microsoft as standalone streaming music service  —  Personal radio app will still be preloaded on Windows Phones, but now has scope to launch on iOS and Android too
Alexa Olesen / Foreign Policy:
Crowdsourced translations site of worldwide news articles Cenci obliterated by Chinese censors  —  Another Chinese Website Bites the Dust  —  Crowdsourced translation site Cenci gets ‘erased from the planet.’
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
With jet crash, news media again weigh where to draw the line on graphic photos  —  As news about the Malaysia Airlines jet crash began breaking Thursday, the Reuters news service tweeted what it described as the first photo from the scene in Ukraine.  The image was ghastly …
BSkyB in talks to acquire 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia for estimated €10B  —  BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion  —  * BSkyB in talks to buy Fox's German and Italian units  —  * Italian business hit by macro economic pressure
Reporters Without Borders:
38 journalists attacked during World Cup and 120 cases of abusive treatment reported  —  Brazil - Journalists are World Cup's big losers  —  Police and demonstrators attacked a total of 38 Brazilian and foreign journalists during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July …
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Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
After Shutting Down Xbox Studios, Microsoft Faces Trust Issues With Advertisers  —  Microsoft 's decision to shutter the Xbox Entertainment Studios division, as part of 18,000 layoffs announced on Thursday, has shocked and angered several top ad buyers, causing some to once again question the company's commitment to advertising.
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