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10:05 AM ET, September 24, 2015

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Robert Cookson / Financial Times:
Study finds that Google charges for YouTube ads when fraud-detection systems identify viewer as a robot
Discussion: MediaPost and Business Insider
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
ThinkProgress to Unionize With Writers Guild of America  —  The news website ThinkProgress said on Wednesday that it would unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East, becoming the latest digital media outlet to organize in recent months seeking better pay and working conditions.
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Politico introduces paid-for ‘professional’ subscription services to Europe five months after launch  —  Politico has launched a paid subscriptions for Europe five months after moving to the continent.  —  The title, which launched a Europe edition in Brussels early this year in collaboration …
Bridie Jabour / Guardian:
Peter Greste, six other journalists convicted in absentia continue lobbying to have convinctions quashed in Egypt  —  Peter Greste says fight not yet over despite al-Jazeera colleagues' freedom  —  Pardon granted to Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed by Egyptian president 'great news …
Discussion: Al Jazeera PR
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Arunabh Saikia / Newslaundry:
Times Group codifies how journalists are to create and use Twitter accounts, source says part of salary will be linked to Twitter performance  —  The Times Group now says journalists' salaries will be linked to their Twitter activity  —  Last year in August, the Times Group asked its employees …
Discussion: MediaNama and @raju
Victoria Ward / Telegraph:
UK cinema staff to use night-vision goggles in screenings of James Bond film in piracy crackdown  —  Staff to patrol cinemas in night-vision goggles in a crackdown on piracy as new James Bond film is released  —  Security will be beefed up across the country as experts vow to catch criminals …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
An insiders take on the partial relaunch of Gigaom, six months after the original shut down  —  How Gigaom died and then came back to life again, kind of  —  On a Monday night in March, Gigaom, the site where I'd worked for four years, abruptly shut down.
Discussion: @tomkrazit and @laurahazardowen
Kelsey Sutton / Politico:
Literary magazine The American Reader to shutter  —  The American Reader, the three-year old literary magazine that prompted excited buzz at its 2012 launch and seemed to buck expectations for the prospects for publishing highbrow journals in print, is shutting down after its October issue, POLITICO has learned.
Discussion: The American Reader
Chad Bray / New York Times:
UBM in ‘Highly Preliminary’ Talks to Sell PR Newswire  —  LONDON — UBM, the British owner of PR Newswire, said on Wednesday that it was in “highly preliminary discussions” with several parties to possibly sell the news release distribution service.  —  PR Newswire distributes news releases …
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
UBS research note says iOS 9 ad blocking concerns “overblown”, could cost $1B, or .5% of global digital ad spend  —  iPhone ad blocking apps will ‘only’ cost $1 billion in lost advertising revenues  —  The impact of the introduction of ad blocking on iPhones and iPads …
Discussion: Street Fight, Fortune and @basche42
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Inspired by China, Thailand setting up its own Great Firewall  —  Thailand's unelected junta has moved a major step closer to setting up a China-style Great Firewall that could block and censor websites or apps.  A proposal to set up sophisticated and streamlined web censorship …
Discussion: Telecom Asia, VentureBeat and Guardian
 
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