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10:25 AM ET, August 29, 2014


 Top News: 
Angela Haggerty / The Drum:
Financial Times moves into wearables with launch of fastFT app on Samsung Gear S  —  The Financial Times has launched its fastFT service on the Samsung Gear S in its first venture into the wearables space.  —  The publisher has teamed up with technology provider Spritz to create the app …
Discussion: Financial Times and @sub8u
Om Malik:
Google could help the news industry by building a search tool with better historical context  —  How Google can really help news & media  —  Earlier this month, folks from Google invited me along with Kara Swisher and Audrey Cooper for a conversation about the future of news.
Discussion: @kevglobal and @jason_kint
David Case / GlobalPost:
Global Post staff pay tribute to slain colleague, journalist James Foley  —  Here's what James Foley meant to us  —  GlobalPost's editorial team pays tribute to our slain colleague and friend.  —  BOSTON — The scene is pure adrenaline.  —  First, you hear panicked rebels crying “Allahu Akbar” — God is great.
Austin Siegemund-Broka / Hollywood Reporter:
President Obama Nominates New ‘Piracy Czar’  —  He would coordinate the administration's antipiracy and intellectual property policy  —  President Barack Obama has nominated Danny Marti to be the new U.S. intellectual property enforcement coordinator, or “piracy czar.”
Discussion: Gigaom, @bmorrissey and Variety
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
An entire Hollywood-like industry has grown around YouTube creators; MCNs, agents and advertisers  —  Hollywood's Big-Money YouTube Hit Factory  —  When Brian Robbins first told people he was going full time into the YouTube (GOOG) business, his colleagues in Hollywood were incredulous.
California Lawmakers Strike Deal to Boost Film Tax Credit  —  California Governor Jerry Brown and lawmakers struck a deal to more than triple the tax credit for Hollywood studios to stem the flight of film and TV production to other states.  —  The $330 million annual subsidy …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Huffington Post hosting its first political debate, between Californian democrats  —  Huffington Post to host inaugural political debate  —  The Huffington Post is getting into the debate game.  —  The website will host an Oct. 6 showdown at California's San Jose State University between …
Discussion: @huffpostmedia and @niemanlab
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
Former NYT communications chief Robert Christie joins Alibaba as VP of International Media  —  Former Times comms chief heads to Alibaba  —  Robert Christie, the former communications chief of The New York Times Company, is joining the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group as vice president …
Discussion: @bobtheprguy
Clifford Coonan / Hollywood Reporter:
China's biggest online video company, Youku Tudou, launches film division  —  China's Youku Tudou Launches Film Division  —  Internet video giant's newly formed Heyi Film Inc. is described as the “first online and offline film company”  —  China's biggest online video company Youku Tudou …
Discussion: Variety
Michelle Castillo / Adweek:
Vice Director of global marketing Jonathan Hunt joins Vox as VP for marketing & partnerships  —  Vice's Director of Global Marketing Jonathan Hunt Heads to Vox  —  Will help company expand  —  Jonathan Hunt, who led Vice's global marketing efforts, is leaving his post to help Vox Media expand …
Discussion: @reckless, @bankoff, @lock and @voxmediainc
Agence France-Presse:
Anti-graft officers raid Hong Kong media tycoon's home  —  Hong Kong anti-corruption officials early Thursday raided the home of Jimmy Lai, an outspoken mogul whose media empire is often fiercely critical of Beijing.  —  The swoop comes at a time of growing disquiet in Hong Kong over the erosion …
Eric Blattberg / Digiday:
Mashable turns to YouTube as branded video becomes the main focus of its monetization strategy  —  Why Mashable centers its video strategy on YouTube  —  Most publishers pushing into video try get people to their sites and then use YouTube for marketing.  Not so for Mashable …
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Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
Amid layoffs, Turner is seeking a programming chief to turn its broadcasting unit around
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Report: Guardian maintains lead with most monthly web-only UK readers
Discussion: Press Gazette and @wblau