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London's Independent could close

Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of The independent, is considering "closing the national print titles and moving to a Web-only operation."

Digiday Lucia Moses

Forbes to launch mobile-only site

At the bottom of a story about Forbes' reaction to ad blockers lies this nugget: The financial publication is getting ready to launch a site aimed exclusively at mobile readers.

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Lori Montgomery named deputy national editor at The Washington Post

Lori Montgomery, a former foreign correspondent, Washington reporter and America editor, now has deputy national editor gig at The Post.

WIRED Margaret Rhodes

Quartz has launched its news app

Quartz, the business-focused publication from Atlantic Media, this morning debuted an app that views news as a conversation between its editors and readers. Check it out.

Adage Jeremy Barr

Newsweek drops its paywall

The storied newsweekly announced Wednesday that it's lifting its paywall as part of an effort to build its audience.

Facebook Les Zaitz

Oregon prosecutor threatens 'legal action' when reporter tries to get in touch

Les Zaitz, a reporter for The Oregonian, was warned by the district attorney of Oregon's Grant County to stop contacting a local sheriff, who is apparently considering "legal action." Zaitz' offense? Emailing and calling the sheriff for comment.

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New York Times shutters Bits blog

In keeping with its recent shift away from blogging, The New York Times announced Wednesday that it's closing Bits, its tech-focused blog. The Bits newsletter will continue, as will its timely tech journalism.

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Does Sheldon Adelson own Israeli daily?

An attorney for Sheldon Adelson said in an Israeli court Monday that the casino magnate is not the owner of the daily newspaper Israel Hayom. Adelson's stake in the news business has been met with heightened scrutiny since his secret purchase of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Digiday Lucia Moses

How digital newsrooms are keeping millennials happy

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In case you missed it

The Washington Post Caitlin Dewey

How to win arguments on social media

The author of the now defunct "What Was Fake on the Internet This Week" column looks at a study by researchers at Cornell on how people's minds are changed on Reddit.

The Guardian Mark Sweney and Luke Harding

London's Independent could close

Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of The independent, is considering "closing the national print titles and moving to a Web-only operation."

Digiday Lucia Moses

Forbes to launch mobile-only site

At the bottom of a story about Forbes' reaction to ad blockers lies this nugget: The financial publication is getting ready to launch a site aimed exclusively at mobile readers.

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