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6:25 AM ET, August 11, 2016

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ESPN:
Veteran ESPN host and co-anchor of SportsCenter John Saunders has died aged 61  —  John Saunders, one of the familiar on-air faces of ESPN for nearly 30 years, has died.  He was 61.  —  Saunders hosted studio and play-by-play programming.  He covered college football …
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
IAB, Local Media Consortium, NAA, and PageFair welcome Facebook's move to counter ad blocking  —  News this morning that Facebook will block ad-blockers on most desktop displays may be mainly about preserving its own huge ad revenue base.  —  But a quick sampling of reactions confirmed …
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Sources: Ailes threatened to have reporter Gabriel Sherman physically attacked, may have obtained his phone records illegally while he worked on Ailes bio  —  THE DAILY AILES — The Roger Ailes scandal is ballooning into something much bigger than the initial sexual harassment allegations …
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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Sources: longtime friends and associates leaving Fox News following departure of Ailes  —  What began with Gretchen Carlson's lawsuit ends with — well, actually no one knows how this story will end.  —  Just about every day brings new allegations about the behavior of ousted Fox News boss Roger Ailes.
Discussion: New York Times, @andykhouri and CNN
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Iranian journalist Issa Saharkhiz sentenced to three years in prison for insulting the Supreme Leader, and propaganda against state  —  A revolutionary court in Tehran sentenced the prominent Iranian journalist Issa Saharkhiz to three years in jail on August 8 for “insulting the Supreme Leader” …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
States can limit municipal broadband despite FCC ruling, three-judge panel of appeals court decides  —  Major loss for Tom Wheeler in attempt to boost broadband competition.  —  The Federal Communications Commission has lost in an attempt to preempt state laws that restrict the growth of municipal broadband networks.
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Judge orders Glenn Beck to reveal sources for story linking innocent man to Boston Marathon bombing  —  A looming First Amendment showdown drew closer Tuesday as a federal judge ordered conservative media host Glenn Beck to identify at least two confidential sources in connection …
Katy Tur / Marie Claire:
NBC's Katy Tur describes a bizarre year with Trump on the campaign trail, with name calling, waves of harassment on social media, and little sleep  —  The presidential hopeful has insulted reporter Katy Tur on national TV, called her names during interviews, and made his campaign seemingly impossible to cover.
James Bradshaw / Globe and Mail:
Torstar cuts 52 jobs, nearly 50% of which were dedicated to the Toronto Star's tablet edition, dramatically shrinking the project's resources  —  Torstar Corp. has cut 52 jobs, including 45 from the Toronto Star's newsroom, drastically reducing the staff working on the ambitious tablet edition launched less than a year ago.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jeff Gottlieb files age discrimination lawsuit against Los Angeles Times, claims newspaper withheld prize money from reporters  —  Jeff Gottlieb, who won a 2011 Pulitzer Prize for work at the Los Angeles Times, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against his former employer …
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Arsenic, a crowdsourced media firm and Playboy competitor, raises $3M seed round, boasts 700K Snapchat and 1M+ Instagram followers  —  While most people use Snapchat just to send snapshots of their life to friends, a growing media powerhouse in the hills of Los Angeles has been figuring …
Guardian:
Fairfax Media records $893.5m loss due to newspaper writedowns  —  Total revenue declines to $1.83bn, while profits from the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age fall by 45%  —  Fairfax Media has swung to a full-year net loss of $893.5m compared with an $82m profit last year after the writedown of the value of its newspapers.
 
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Daniel Tepper / VICE:
Inside RISC, the six-year-old organization that offers free first aid lessons to reporters in conflict zones
Kelsey Sutton / Politico:
Sources: Salon plans to cut down political writing and increase culture, business, and lifestyle content after the election
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Tronc to roll out new SNAP CMS, built by two LA Times staffers, across newsrooms; SNAP is a WYSIWYG editor with Slack integration, workflow alerts
Discussion: @juliewestfall
Marie Le Conte / BuzzFeed:
Behind The Canary, a viral news site known for spreading pro-Corbyn conspiracy theories and whose editorial choices have been labelled by some as dangerous
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Video will stream pilots on Twitch for the first time; three pilots will premiere on August 31
Discussion: Ars Technica UK
Mike Fleming / Deadline:
Documentary about Gay Talese and his controversial book, The Voyeur's Motel, is completed, while future of Sam Mendes adaptation remains in question
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Twitter opens Moments to more partners, brands, and influencers, will open to all in coming months
Lynne Marek / Chicago Business:
Aggrego's Sun Times Network, envisioned by Michael Ferro to cover 70 cities through aggregation, ends as one page of outdated national news and “native” ads
Akin Oyedele / Business Insider:
Disney beats Q3 targets with revenue of $14.28B vs $14.16B expected, confirms $1B investment in MLB's BAMTech