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3:20 PM ET, October 24, 2014

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Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
New York Post and Daily News discussed working together; News considering digital-only future  —  A New York tabloid detente that wasn't  —  What if New York City's two tabloids, those famously bloody newsstand warriors, joined forces?  —  Recently, the age-old rivals were considering just that, Capital has learned.
Discussion: FishbowlNY and @joepompeo
Alyssa Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Gamergate and how Internet users think about gaming and harassment  —  I will have some more thoughts on the new Pew Research Center study on online harassment tomorrow.  But I thought it was worth discussing the survey's findings on gaming and harassment separately given the ongoing tsuris over Gamergate.
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Hannah Karp / Wall Street Journal:
Apple's music sales down 13% this year; Beats Music to relaunch as part of iTunes in 2015  —  Apple iTunes Sees Big Drop in Music Sales  —  Dive of at Least 13% in Download Sales Underscores Music Industry's Fragile Recovery
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Deezer Buys Stitcher, Adds 35K Talk Radio Shows And Podcasts To Its Music Platform  —  Deezer, the Paris-based music streaming service that competes against the likes of Spotify and Rdio, is switching up its game in the battle for more differentiation, more users and a higher profile in the U.S …
Knight Foundation:
Vice Media's Shane Smith to receive Knight Innovation Award on Dec. 1 at CUNY media innovation summit  —  VICE Media co-founder and CEO Shane Smith will receive the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's second annual Innovation Award for bringing fresh perspectives and voices to journalism.
Discussion: @shanesmith30
Sune Engel Rasmussen / Guardian:
Afghan newspapers blasphemy causes protests after rebuking Isis and Islam  —  Comment piece in Afghanistan Express launched ‘by technical error’ also attacked Taliban and said Islam is parochial religion  —  A newspaper columnist condemning Islamic State (Isis) and the Taliban triggered demonstrations …
Adrian Chen / Wired:
The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed  —  The campuses of  —  the tech industry are famous for their lavish cafeterias, cushy shuttles, and on-site laundry services.  But on a muggy February afternoon, some of these companies' most important work …
BBC:
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts over genocide film  —  Rwanda has suspended BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a film questioning official accounts of the 1994 genocide.  —  The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (Rura) said it had received complaints …
Daniel Miller / Los Angeles Times:
NBCUniversal to settle suit by former interns for $6.4 million  —  NBCUniversal and a group of former interns have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit contending the interns should have been paid for their work.  —  The $6.4-million settlement, subject to court approval …
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Getty Images claims to turn away from controversial copyright tactics, but critics remain  —  Getty Images, which has a reputation for nasty legal tactics, says it's changing its approach to treat infringers as “customers who make a mistake.”  —  What should happen to people who post random pictures to their blog or website?
Discussion: Ars Technica
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Despite Twitch's Huge Audience, Advertisers Still Favor Sports  —  One of the popular genres of video content on Twitch, the video game-centric website Amazon acquired for close to $1 billion in August—is the speedrun.  In these videos, gaming fans can watch top players race through difficult …
BBC:
A Burmese journalist has been shot dead while trying to escape from custody, the army has said.  —  A Burmese journalist has been shot dead while trying to escape from custody, the army has said.  —  A military statement said that Aung Naing was arrested in Mon state at the end of September …
Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk:
Guardian launches open-source data journalism tool  —  Swarmize enables journalists to tell new, collaborative stories by making use of real-time data collection and visualisation  —  Credit: By Jorge Franganillo on Flickr.  Some rights reserved.  —  Collaborative data journalism platform Swarmize …
Discussion: Matt McAlister
 
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John Plunkett / Guardian:
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Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
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Discussion: Forbes and USA Today