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5:10 AM ET, December 17, 2014

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Todd Cunningham / The Wrap:
Carmike Theater Chain Drops Sony's ‘The Interview’ After Hackers' Terror Threat  —  Carmike Cinemas has canceled the nationwide Christmas Day release of Sony's “The Interview,” the first theater chain to do so on the day hackers threatened 9/11-like attacks on theaters that showed the movie …
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Sam Biddle / Gawker:
Emails from Sony hack show how Sony PR people work with NYT reporters and editors  —  How Sony Gets Its Way With the New York Times  —  The unprecedented internal leak out of Sony has already showed us how cozy reporters can be with the industry they cover.
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Email newsletter TheSkimm, aimed at young women, raises $6.25M led by RRE Ventures and Greycroft Partners  —  TheSkimm, an Email Newsletter, Draws Fans Like Oprah Winfrey - and Investors  —  Online news start-ups have garnered buzz, and millions of dollars, over the last few years.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Expect A Gentler Valleywag In 2015  —  “If I had my druthers, I'd write about AI, and supercomputers, and fusion energy.  I don't really care about who's f**king whom,” new Valleywag editor Dan Lyons tells me, signaling a tone shift for the tech tabloid.  “Even when I did the fake Steve stuff …
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Spotify CEO wants ‘to do a better job’ convincing musicians of its value  —  But Daniel Ek says his company remains unwilling to let Taylor Swift and her peers choose to keep their music off Spotify's free service  —  After a bruising year for streaming music service Spotify …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Comcast subscribers can now access HBO Go and Showtime on Roku  —  Comcast Will Finally Let Roku Owners Stream HBO, Showtime  —  Many people who own Roku Web video boxes can use the devices to watch shows from HBO and Showtime.  But not Comcast subscribers: A dispute between Roku …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Univision, Tribune Media, Fox Stations Join to Devise Alternate Local TV Audience Measure  —  Fox Television Stations, Tribune Media and Univision Communications have started NewCoin LLC, a new data venture aimed at creating an alternative to measuring local audiences across TV and digital media.
Mark Bergen / AdAge:
Twitter Lets Advertisers Target By Wireless Carrier, New Devices  —  Heated competition in the wireless world has been a boon to Twitter.  Now Twitter is tossing more fuel on the fire.  —  Starting today, the social-media company is introducing two new ad features: one that lets advertisers …
Discussion: The Twitter Blog and VentureBeat
Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:
Jury finds Apple not guilty of harming consumers in iTunes DRM case  —  Apple cleared in potential $1 billion court case  —  An eight-person jury has decided that Apple is not on the hook for what could have been more than $1 billion in a trial centering on extra security measures …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
US attorney general allows court to subpoena journalist James Risen to answer limited questions; next hearing is Jan. 5  —  Holder OKs limited Risen subpoena  —  Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized federal prosecutors to subpoena New York Times reporter James Risen in connection …
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
NBC is launching streaming of network shows for people with pay-TV logins  —  NBC will begin live streaming — but not so fast, cord cutters  —  Saturday Night Live isn't live streaming just yet.  —  NBC has announced plans to begin live streaming its network shows, but cord cutters won't have access to the new service.
Jeremy Barr / Capital New York:
Times ‘media pod’ slims down more with Leslie Kaufman exit  —  Digital media reporter Leslie Kaufman's time at The New York Times has come to an end.  —  “Farewell to my beloved Times,” Kaufman wrote on Twitter Tuesday afternoon.  “It was a great run.  Peace and love.”
Discussion: @leslienyt and Talking Biz News
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Nicole Levy / Capital New York:
NYT layoffs begin today, already exceeds goal of 100 newsroom positions eliminated
New York Magazine:
New York Magazine apologizes to its readers, says it was duped, calls its fact-checking process “inadequate”  —  An Apology to Our Readers  —  In the most recent edition of New York, its annual Reasons to Love New York issue, the magazine published a story about a Stuyvesant …
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Jim Romenesko:
Reporter behind NY Mag's high school investor story to join Bloomberg's investigative unit; Bloomberg declines to comment on scandal
 
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