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11:05 AM ET, September 1, 2015


 Top News: 
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Sources: Apple escalates talks with Hollywood execs, seeking to have development and production teams ready by 2016 to compete with Netflix  —  Apple Eyes Move Into Original Programming (EXCLUSIVE)  —  The moment the media and technology industries have been expecting for years may finally be arriving …
Luke Morgan Britton / NME:   Apple allegedly made bid for Jeremy Clarkson series ahead of new Netflix-style service
Nick Summers / Engadget:
Samsung creating its own curated news app, UPDAY, for Galaxy devices, as it partners with Axel Springer for mobile media content  —  Samsung's creating its own curated news app for Galaxy devices  —  Apple isn't the only one developing an exclusive news service for its mobile customers.
Discussion: Softpedia News
France 24:
Axel Springer, Samsung to collaborate in producing content exclusively for Samsung mobile devices
Agence France-Presse:
Two VICE journalists and their Iraqi translator charged with “engaging in terror activity” on behalf of ISIS, remanded in custody by Turkish court
Bloomberg begins layoffs; sources say layoffs are centered on D.C operations so far  —  Layoffs begin at Bloomberg  —  Bloomberg L.P. began implementing a round off employee layoffs in its newsroom on Tuesday, POLITICO has confirmed.  —  The downsizing, the size of which has been pegged anywhere …
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
As Rezaian verdict looms, Washington Post implores Iran to ‘serve justice’  —  As Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian awaits a verdict in his Iranian espionage trial, the Post on Monday evening called on Iran to “serve justice and reassure the international community” by freeing its long imprisoned Tehran bureau chief.
Discussion: Washington Post and FishbowlDC
Wall Street Journal:
BuzzFeed in talks to lease 250K-square-foot former Ford factory in Los Angeles  —  BuzzFeed Is Laying Groundwork For Major Expansion in Los Angeles  —  BuzzFeed is eyeing a big expansion in Los Angeles.  —  The rising digital media star is in discussions to lease a century-old former Ford auto factory …
Jordan Chariton / The Wrap:
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Pay Shrinks 42 Percent to $5.1 Million  —  Rupert Murdoch's wallet is thinner this year as his New Corp compensation dropped 42 percent to $5.1 million.  —  A regulatory filing on Tuesday showed the media mogul's pay down for the fiscal year ending in June compared to $8.70 million in 2014.
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon's Prime Instant Video Expands Offline Viewing to iOS, Android Devices  —  Subscribers to Prime can now download movies and TV episodes onto their iPhones, iPads and Android phones at no additional charge.  —  Amazon is making it easier for Prime subscribers to watch movies and TV shows.
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
In response to competition, Condé Nast breaks with tradition, begins negotiating ad rates  —  On ad pricing, Condé Nast bows to the reality of digital  —  Digital media companies may aspire to be the “Condé Nast of the Web,” a nod to the publishing house's standard-setting reportage …
Discussion: @lmoses, mUmBRELLA and Media Wire Daily
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Letting Epix catalog go fits in with Netflix's strategy of building exclusivity, not quantity  —  Netflix Losing Flicks: Why It's Actually Smart to Shed ‘Hunger Games,’ Other Epix Movies  —  The “flix” part of Netflix is about to get less precise: Thousands of movies through its deal with Epix …
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Global Radio censured for running ads mimicking news on 46 stations  —  Broadcaster ran sponsorship with mobile operator 3, called The Good News, with “stories” that aped format of bulletin across 46 of its stations across UK  —  Global Radio has been rapped by the broadcasting regulator …
Phuketwan journalists Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian acquitted in Thai navy defamation trial  —  The journalists sued by the Thai navy  —  Two independent journalists in Thailand who were accused of defaming the Thai navy in an article about human trafficking have been cleared by a court in Phuket.
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