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David Uberti | Columbia Journalism Review | 7/29/2014
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate.
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate - See more at: http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/in_a_tabloidized_world_tabloid.php#sthash.wv9EV7G5.dpuf
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate - See more at: http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/in_a_tabloidized_world_tabloid.php#sthash.wv9EV7G5.dpuf
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate - See more at: http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/in_a_tabloidized_world_tabloid.php#sthash.wv9EV7G5.dpuf
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate - See more at: http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/in_a_tabloidized_world_tabloid.php#sthash.wv9EV7G5.dpuf
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate - See more at: http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/in_a_tabloidized_world_tabloid.php#sthash.wv9EV7G5.dpuf
With dwindling newsstand sales and fierce competition for viral stories online, the New York tabloids are forced to recalibrate - See more at: http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/in_a_tabloidized_world_tabloid.php#sthash.wv9EV7G5.dpuf
Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 7/29/2014
First Look Media has $250 million in funding, has hired 25 journalists — with plans to double that by the end of the year — and is setting up new offices in San Francisco and New York, but still hasn’t quite nailed down what it wants to be.
Emily Hopkins | AltWeeklies | 7/29/2014
"Invest in us, invest in our future."
Joe Flint | Los Angeles Times | 7/29/2014
The crisis in Gaza has provided a ratings boost for Al Jazeera America.
Bob Papper | RTDNA | 7/29/2014
Numbers approach record levels.
Rick Edmonds | Poynter | 7/29/2014
The American Society of News Editors annual newsroom census, released today, found a net loss of another 1,300 full-time professionals last year.
Catherine Taibi | Huffington Post | 7/29/2014
The Al Jazeera journalists who have been jailed in Egypt were denied their freedom once more on Sunday after failing to receive pardons from the country's president.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 7/29/2014
We’ve been writing for a long time at Gigaom about the ways in which the web and social media have changed the practice of journalism, so it’s nice to see the New York Times recognizing some of that.
Ravi Somaiya | New York Times | 7/29/2014
Increased investments in digital products and a decline in print advertising weighed on The New York Times Company’s second-quarter earnings, as profit slipped 21 percent.

Tom Goodwin | Digiday | 7/29/2014
Industry sage Jeremy Bullmore’s recent takedown of big data, the latest craze to sweep the ad industry, provides exactly the sort of sensible commentary the industry has been lacking of late. As the industry adapts to digital, the scale of the hyperbole too often outweighs the profoundness of the changes in the marketplace.
Ernesto Londoño | Washington Post | 7/29/2014
The State Department on Monday called for the release of The Washington Post’s Iran correspondent, Jason Rezaian, who was detained last week in Tehran along with his wife and two others for undetermined reasons.
Diana Marszalek | NetNewsCheck | 7/29/2014
Consumers who like a local news roundup – but can only deal with so many different apps – have a new on-the-go option starting today. Local on the Go, a market-by-market aggregator offering local news, weather and sports, launched today in the Apple app store, providing users info from more than one local source all in one place. Diana Marszalek provides the details.  
David Carr | New York Times | 7/28/2014
My social media feed has taken a bloody turn in the last few weeks, and I’m hardly alone. Along with the usual Twitter wisecracking and comments on incremental news, I have seen bodies scattered across fields and hospitals in Ukraine and Gaza. I have read posts from reporters who felt threatened, horrified and revolted.

Jack Sommers | The Huffington Post UK | 7/23/2014
John McDermott | Digiday | 7/24/2014
Diego Vasquez | Media Life Magazine | 7/25/2014