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7:15 PM ET, May 18, 2015

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Mark Lobel / BBC:
BBC team reporting on 2022 FIFA World Cup workers in Qatar was held for two days in prison  —  Arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers  —  Improved housing is being built for labourers  —  We were invited to Qatar by the prime minister's office to see new flagship accommodation …
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Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Survey: News orgs are prioritizing mobile development and placing less emphasis on paywalls  —  Anyone running a news organization — particularly one born in print, still struggling to adapt to the Internet — knows there are too many things to do: too many moves to make, too many innovations to chase …
Financial Times:
Financial Times rolls out ‘cost per hour’ advertising metric  —  18 May 2015: The Financial Times today announces the launch of a new digital advertising metric, ‘cost per hour’ (CPH).  Working closely with Chartbeat on the new time-based system, the FT is able to increase marketing effectiveness …
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
Broadcast, cable networks unite to form new trade body, Video Advertising Bureau, to promote TV advertising as digital video takes up more ad budgets  —  Broadcast, Cable Nets Unite Vs. Online Content  —  Video Advertising Bureau formed to support ‘multiplatform TV’
Lisa de Moraes / Deadline:
Stephanopoulos apologises again, says he donated to Clinton Foundation to support its charitable work, like stopping the spread of AIDS  —  Stephanopoulos Apologizes Again For Clinton Foundation Donations  —  George Stephanopoulos apologized on air for a second time …
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Alessandra Stanley / New York Times:
George Stephanopoulos and the Line Between News and Entertainment
Nikki Finke:
Nikki Finke launches Hollywood Dementia, a new paywalled site publishing fiction by Hollywood insiders, will charge readers $1 per post  —  Nikki Finke Announces New Site HollywoodDementia.com  —  Not since F. Scott Fitzgerald, John O'Hara and more recently Michael Tolkin and Bruce Wagner …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Starbucks Teams Up With Spotify For In-Store Music, Loyalty Program  —  Starbucks is partnering with Spotify to bring the music service's playlists to all of its U.S. retail locations this fall, the two companies announced Monday afternoon.  —  All 150,000 U.S.-based Starbucks retail employees …
Emily Bell / Guardian:
UsVsTh3m's demise shows challenge of making news for Facebook  —  As news organisations sign up to publish straight to Facebook with Instant Articles, Trinity Mirror's decision to cull new formats teams shows how social media is changing publishers' priorities
Daniel Popper / American Journalism Review:
Billy Penn CEO Jim Brady talks about the news startup, plans to expand to other cities  —  Inside Billy Penn with CEO Jim Brady  —  Editor's Note: This Q&A is part of “Newsroom Spotlight,” a series of conversations with journalists about what's going on in their newsrooms and the media industry.
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu and @raju
David Lieberman / Deadline:
In open letter to Tim Cook, Icahn trumpets big market for Apple in television, for hardware and streaming  —  Carl Icahn: Apple's TV Plans Will Help To Create A “Mega-Ecosystem”  —  Apple is tight-lipped about whether, let alone how, it might sell TV sets and an online video service that would compete with cable and satellite.
Washpostpr / Washington Post:
Washington Post designer used Periscope to live-stream the drawing of the paper's Sports section front  —  Sports Editor Matt Vita, Designer Dan Worthington on Periscoping last night's Sports section  —  Last night, Washington Post designer Dan Worthington live-streamed the drawing …
Discussion: @natashatynes
Valentina I. Valentini / Fast Company:
Refinery29 Already Has 25 Million Fans, Now It Wants To Win At Sundance  —  The lower Manhattan Refinery29 office in spring is the real-life equivalent of the lifestyle company's website.  It's all whites and pastels, women everywhere in fashion-forward looks, a buzz in the air that makes a visitor want to be part of this world.
Discussion: @tiniv
 
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D.B. Hebbard / Talking New Media:
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Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Videopixie, A Video Production Startup That Connects Buyers And Creators, Raises $1.1M
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Slack launches Slack Variety Pack, a podcast featuring stories about work and life
Discussion: Fortune and @harrymccracken
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Over-The-Top Streaming Video Services To Surge To 330 Million+ Subscribers By 2019
Orr Hirschauge / Wall Street Journal:
China's Baidu invests in content recommendation platform Taboola, sources say around $20-30M
Discussion: @stittr
 Earlier Picks: 
Richard Waters / Financial Times:
Tech and media groups draw battle lines for mobile superiority
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
ComScore: CNNMoney traffic increases 18% to 22.3M in April, bypassing WSJ and Bloomberg
Danny Funt / Columbia Journalism Review:
How journalism schools are integrating digital media skills into their curricula to keep pace with industry changes
Discussion: @peterhlewis
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Nielsen Explains How It's Adapting to the Rise of Online Video
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable