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7:10 PM ET, August 19, 2014


 Top News: 
Matt Wilstein / Mediaite:
ISIS Reportedly Beheads U.S. Journalist James Wright Foley on Camera  —  According to multiple reports, ISIS claims to have executed American freelance journalist James Wright Foley.  Politico's Blake Hounshell was one the first to report the news on Twitter, saying the militant Islamic group …
Our Bad Media:
Team who discovered BuzzFeed editor's plagiarism reveal Fareed Zakaria as serial plagiarist  —  Did CNN, The Washington Post, and TIME Actually Check Fareed Zakaria's Work For Plagiarism?  —  WHEN AN “ISOLATED” INCIDENT ISN'T  —  Following our reports on Benny Johnson and plagiarism last month …
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
After new plagiarism allegations, Time magazine will review Zakaria's work again
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
John Cook / The Intercept:
Ryan Devereaux released, hit with beanbags by police, not rubber bullets; was arrested, not just detained  —  Intercept Reporter Shot With Rubber Bullets and Arrested While Covering Ferguson Protests  —  Intercept reporter Ryan Devereaux was arrested this morning while on the ground covering …
Committee to Protect Journalists:
CPJ condemns ongoing harassment, arrests of reporters in Ferguson
Discussion: Medium and Washington Post
Liam Spradlin / Android Police:
Google to launch “YouTube Music Key”, $10/month, ad-free service with offline support  —  Exclusive: This Is YouTube Music Key, Google's Upcoming Subscription Service With Offline Support, Background Audio, No Ads, Free Play Music Key  —  Google has big plans for both YouTube and Google Play Music.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:   YouTube Music Key aims to beat competition by including songs exclusive to YouTube
Jason Hughes / The Wrap:
CNN's Don Lemon and Jake Tapper Flee Tear Gas in Ferguson (Video)  —  CNN's Jake Tapper and Don Lemon were reporting live from West Florissant Ave. in Ferguson, Missouri when the situation between protesters and the police escalated late Monday night.  They were reporting on the stand-off between police …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
With no textbooks on how to cover riots, reporters in Ferguson learning as they go
Pancho Bernasconi / Getty Images:
Getty Images photographer Scott Olson released in Ferguson, Mo.; Getty condemns arrest
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Digital First puts 51 newspaper buildings on the market  —  Digital First Media has listed 51 newspaper buildings for sale, according to a press release from the real estate firm Twenty Lake Holdings.  —  The properties are “for sale across seven states including California, Connecticut …
Discussion: @abeaujon
Rod Nordland / New York Times:
Afghan officials interrogate New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg, ban him from leaving country  —  Afghan Officials Interrogate Times Correspondent  —  KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan attorney general's office called in a New York Times correspondent for questioning Tuesday …
Clay Shirky / Medium:
With the age of print coming to an end, journalists must prepare for digital-age roles  —  Last Call  —  The end of the printed newspaper.  —  The Roanoke Times, the local paper in my family home, is a classic metro daily, with roots that go back to the 1880s.
Stacey Higginbotham / Gigaom:
Netflix is now paying Time Warner Cable for direct access and faster streams  —  Netflix, the online streaming giant, has signed a paid peering deal with Time Warner Cable, meaning that it now has deals with the four biggest U.S. ISPs.  —  Time Warner Cable signed a direct interconnection deal with Netflix …
Discussion: Variety, The Verge and Engadget
Abigail Edge /
How Deca is taking a collaborative approach to longform  —  An international co-operative of award-winning journalists are working together to tell the stories they feel are most important, despite most having never met in person  —  Over the last few years, journalism co-operatives have sprung …
Discussion: @max_rorypeck and @niemanlab
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