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12:35 AM ET, July 6, 2018

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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
European Parliament votes against controversial Article 11 and Article 13 copyright reform proposals, meaning they will now be open for debate and amendments  —  A 318-278 majority of MEPs in the European Parliament has just voted to reopen debate around a controversial digital copyright reform proposal …
Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Following CTO's departure in June, TiVo loses its CEO Enrique Rodriguez to Liberty Global after just eight months amid broader uncertainty about its future  —  After less than a year in the role, the CEO of Tivo is leaving the troubled company and jumping to Liberty Global, where he will become its CTO.
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
A look at how Samba TV collects viewing data from 13.5M smart TVs in the US to make personalized show recommendations and enable ad targeting  —  The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones.
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
MoviePass rolls out peak pricing, similar to surge pricing, charging customers more to see popular movies during high demand times  —  MoviePass subscribers were just greeted with a special Fourth of July surprise from the company, but it's not good news.  Surprise!
Daniel Lewis / New York Times:
Claude Lanzmann, French journalist and documentarian, most notably of “Shoah”, is dead at 92  —  Claude Lanzmann, the journalist and film director whose obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth “Shoah,” a groundbreaking film that relived the annihilation of Jews through …
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Wired launched an OTT ad-supported streaming channel on July 1 featuring its content from YouTube and Wired.com, with original programming coming soon  —  Wired has launched its first streaming channel to reach people who are spending more time in over-the-top video environments.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Spencer Turcotte / JSource:
Interview with Globe and Mail reporter Susan Krashinsky Robertson on her Globe Primer project, which adds in-line explainers to articles to provide context  —  The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers' understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism.
Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review:
For journalists covering prisons and detention centers, access is largely in the hands of administrators due to a series of Supreme Court decisions from the 70s  —  Image via Pixabay.  —  “Each prison is a fiefdom, and the warden is at the top of the feudal system.”
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
A look at the challenges of fact-checking on China's WeChat, which has ~1B MAUs, and the handful of “guerrilla” projects trying to debunk fake news  —  Grace Xu doesn't make any money fact-checking.  She's not a journalist and she has a day job as a computer scientist in the San Francisco Bay Area.
James Whitbrook / Gizmodo:
BBC takes court action in California against messaging service Tapatalk to find out who in its production chain is responsible for a leaked Doctor Who clip  —  Last week, an incomplete scene featuring Jodie Whittaker's Thirteenth Doctor surreptitiously hit the web, giving fans eager for leaks …
 
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CNBC:
Elon Musk continues feud with media, hurling accusations on Twitter at Reuters, CNBC, and Linette Lopez of Business Insider; BI stands by its reporting
Nicholas Quah / Nieman Lab:
Subscription on-demand audio companies should consider mindfulness apps' model: find an audience need, like comedy, and grow based off engagement with it
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Survey of 2,500 US adults: 27% said Netflix was what they watch most often on their TVs, followed by 20% for basic cable, 18% for broadcast, and 11% for YouTube
Discussion: The New York Observer
Lewis Wallace / Columbia Journalism Review:
Community organizing tactics help journalists know what's important to their intended audience, but striving for objectivity may prevent representative coverage
Max Willens / Digiday:
Analysis of six publishers shows huge difference in Facebook ad presence: NYT has 72 active ads, BuzzFeed 82, Fox News 3, Business Insider 2,100+
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Shadma Shaikh / FactorDaily:
Inside NewsDog, a Tencent-backed Chinese app aimed at entertainment, regional content, and money generating schemes, with 50M Indian users and ~200M DAUs total
Adrian Chen / New Yorker:
Profile of Paul Denino, an “IRL” streamer who goes by Ice Poseidon and streams most of his life on YouTube, often with serious consequences
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Russian Duma committee approves legislation that would label bloggers and journalists foreign agents if they work for organizations labeled as foreign agents
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
New California law requires all businesses, including newspapers, to clarify the terms of auto-renewal and make subscription cancellation possible online
Discussion: TechCrunch