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9:35 AM ET, April 9, 2015


 Top News: 
CBS News:
“Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer to retire this summer  —  Bob Schieffer, the anchor of CBS News' “Face the Nation,” announced Wednesday that he will retire this summer after more than 50 years of working in journalism.  Schieffer, who is 78, has been with CBS News for 46 years.
Rem Rieder / USA Today:
Bob Schieffer, old school at its finest  —  Bob Schieffer is old-school at its finest.  —  There's nothing about Schieffer, who announced late Wednesday that he's stepping down as host of CBS' Face the Nation this summer, that shouts hip or trendy.  —  And that's a good thing.  —  Schieffer is 78.
Discussion: @tvnewslab, @facethenation and Poynter
Jasper Jackson / Guardian:
UK adults ‘willing to pay only 92p a month to access news websites’  —  IAB survey also says UK digital ad spend rose 14% to a record £7.2bn during 2014  —  UK adults are prepared to pay only 92p a month to access news websites, less than email, search engines or online video …
Melody Kramer / Poynter:
Advance's Alabama Media Group creates an artist-in-residency program, shares photo archives with university's help, supports a statewide book club  —  3 smart ideas to steal from Alabama Media Group  —  As a video journalist at The Washington Post, Jennifer Crandall developed a series …
Discussion: @poynter and @ehoekenga
Alastair Reid /
The Publishers Audience Measurement Company will replace the National Readership Survey from the early 2016  —  New company to replace NRS with ‘cross-platform’ audience data  —  The Publishers Audience Measurement Company will replace the National Readership Survey from the early 2016
Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui / Amnesty International:
600 days in jail for taking pictures: A letter from an Egyptian prison  —  For 600 days Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known as Shawkan, a 27-year-old Egyptian photojournalist, has been holed up in a small cell in the infamous Tora prison.  His crime: taking pictures of the violent dispersal of the Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in in August 2013.
Discussion: Associated Press
Madeline Stone / Business Insider:
One of Thrillist's first employees got $2 million to launch a new parenting site for guys  —  Today's new moms have a vast network of blogs full of helpful tips for each stage of parenting.  —  But what about new dads?  —  Meet Fatherly, a brand-new site created by early Thrillist employee Mike Rothman …
Patt Morrison / Los Angeles Times:
StoryCorps founder Dave Isay on the DIY oral history project  —  Dave Isay on StoryCorps' DIY oral history project  —  It's a big check for a big idea: $1 million, the annual TED prize awarded to a proposal that could change the world.  The idea that won Dave Isay the TED grant was a phone app …
Discussion: Mediashift and @tedprize
Ken Doctor / Capital New York:
Axel Springer is growing worldwide by focusing on digital reach, organic growth, reducing dependency on print earnings, and English-language media  —  What Are They Thinking?  The eight principles for transforming Axel Springer  —  Mathias Dopfner wants you to know that Axel Springer is a player—in the U.S., and worldwide.
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Jeremy Barr / Capital New York:
The New York Times launches Cooking iPhone app as companion to iPad app, focusing on search and meal planning
Discussion: @jeremymbarr
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Knight Foundation finds nonprofit sites' revenue rising but sustainability elusive
Discussion: Nieman Lab, Knight Foundation and NPQ
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Richard Bradley / Shots in the Dark:
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:
Jailed Azerbaijani Journalist Ismayilova's Accuser Drops Complaint
Discussion: OCCRP and
Business Insider:
Yahoo reorganization may end Tumblr's run as an independent unit
Mic Wright / The Next Web:
Popcorn Time launches on iOS through an external installer
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Judith Miller chewed out NYT's Keller, Abramson over controversial draft of Iraq mea culpa