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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.

Phil Schroder | INMA | 7/28/2014
Social media companies are searching for ways to monetise their products, just like publishers are. The industry should pay attention to the opportunities — subscriptions and revenues — that come with social transactions.

Myles Tanzer | BuzzFeed | 7/28/2014
Despite a lack of consumer enthusiasm for wearables, news outlets are afraid to be left behind again.
Laxmi Parthasarath | Forbes | 7/28/2014
As modern media outlets struggle with the uncertainty of journalism’s future, they should keep a close eye on social entrepreneurs who are pioneering new media models by reimagining the roles of the audience, the journalist, and the media enterprise.
Ricardo Bilton | Digiday | 7/28/2014
Bloomberg LP seems to have it all: a lucrative financial terminal business, a wire service and a series of media properties that span television, radio and print. One thing it doesn’t have? A Web-friendly, mainstream digital presence.
Kristen Hare | Poynter | 7/28/2014
The whole thing started with a question — what was happening with the Passamaquoddy in Maine?
George Arnett | The Guardian | 7/28/2014
The New York Times has created an app which allows you to look at the word frequency of different words throughout the paper's history. What does it mention more? Brooklyn or Manhattan? Harry Potter or Game of Thrones?
Ken Doctor | Nieman Journalism Lab | 7/28/2014
When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?
Sam Kirkland | Poynter | 7/28/2014
For most publishers, less than 10 percent of June page views came from traffic to evergreen articles — stories that were more than three days old by Parse.ly’s definition.
Press Release | TownNews.com | 7/28/2014
TownNews.com’s Gary Sosniecki elected president of the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors, to be inducted into Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame.
Ben Smith | BuzzFeed | 7/28/2014
Starting this Wednesday, Twitter users began pointing out instances in which a BuzzFeed writer, Benny Johnson, had lifted phrases and sentences from other websites.
Jeremy Barr | Capital New York | 7/28/2014
New York Times Metro editor Wendell Jamieson announced several reporter beat shifts in a memo obtained by Capital.
Timothy Pratt | New York Times | 7/28/2014
At 8:30 on a recent Thursday morning, Terry Orme, publisher and editor of The Salt Lake Tribune, walked toward his corner office wheeling a cooler full of beer behind him.

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