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8:19 PM ET, August 14, 2014

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Wesley Lowery / Washington Post:
In Ferguson, Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery gives account of his arrest  —  FERGUSON, Mo. — For the past week in Ferguson, reporters have been using the McDonald's a few blocks from the scene of Michael Brown's shooting as a staging area.  Demonstrations have blown up each night nearby.
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Brian Fung / Washington Post:
How the absence of tweets led journalists to figure out that two reporters had been arrested  —  How social media freed reporters Wesley Lowery and Ryan Reilly from Ferguson police  —  When police in combat gear arrested two reporters last night in Ferguson, Mo., the journalists' first instinct was to tweet about it.
David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review:
Why Obama's statement on reporters' arrests in Ferguson is hypocritical  —  Obama defends reporters in Ferguson, but demands compliance from James Risen  —  In a news conference Thursday addressing the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown and resulting unrest in Ferguson, MO …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Arrested reporters freed after call by LA Times journalist to police chief
Mark Berman / Washington Post:
WaPo reporter describes arrest; exec editor Marty Baron calls it an assault on press freedom
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
HuffPo correspondent Ryan Reilly and WaPo reporter Wesley Lowery arrested, assaulted by Ferguson police
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com:
“Meet the Press:” Gregory out, Todd in  —  NBC will name Chuck Todd the new host of “Meet the Press” as early as Thursday afternoon, according to people with direct knowledge of the network's plans.  —  The sources confirmed widespread speculation that David Gregory, the moderator …
Ethan Zuckerman / The Atlantic Online:
Ad-supported web led to targeting and surveillance as a default; let's try again, with fees for service  —  The Internet's Original Sin  —  Ron Carlson's short story “What We Wanted To Do” takes the form of an apology from a villager who failed to protect his comrades from marauding Visigoths.
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Tim Molloy / The Wrap:
Police: Tear Gas Not Fired at Al Jazeera News Crew Intentionally (Video)  —  Raw video shows an Al Jazeera America news crew covering the Ferguson, Mo., protests being hit with tear gas.  After they fled, a SWAT team pulled up to dismantle their equipment.  —  The footage has become …
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Max Fisher / Vox:
Al Jazeera journalists teargassed by security forces — in Ferguson, Missouri, USA
Jordan Chariton / TVNewser:
NBC selling African American news and politics site The Grio back to its founders  —  NBC News Selling TheGrio.com  —  First on TVNewser: NBC News is selling TheGrio.com back to its original owners, TVNewser has learned.  —  The African American news and politics site will be sold …
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Will Oremus / Slate:
Peretti: deleted BuzzFeed posts were created before company chose to become journalistic  —  One Viral Media Company That Isn't Evil, Just Misunderstood  —  Thirty-Nine Listicles Whose Sourcing Is Shaky at Best.  —  One Writer Fired for Plagiarism.  —  Four Thousand Old Posts That Mysteriously Disappeared.
Caroline O'Donovan / Nieman Lab:
Racist content forces Thought Catalog to put barriers between contributors and Twitter  —  There's no need to enumerate the breadth and variety of godawful content published by millennial angst engine Thought Catalog.  The site's propensity for publishing garbage is so well known, they actually address it in the FAQs.
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
DISH TV Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments  —  Another day, another major corporation accepting BTC.  This time it's DISH TV, a satellite TV provider that is working with Coinbase to accept bitcoin payments online.  —  Why is this news?  Well, considering Overstock is now accepting $15,000 …
John Herrman / The Awl:
How the influential Drudge Report covered police shooting and ensuing unrest in Ferguson, Mo.  —  Ferguson, Missouri, According to Drudge  —  “Today Matt Drudge can influence the news like Walter Cronkite did,” Mark Halperin said in a 2006 interview promoting his new book, cowritten with John Harris, who had not yet founded Politico.
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