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Plus: The travails of Edward Snowden, the birth of 21st Century Fox, the death of Google Reader, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
Plus: New developments in online video, The New Yorker’s Strongbox leak submission system, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
It’s good news for his remarkable project, but also encouraging news for nonprofit news organizations in general.
The new report from the Council on Foundations and the Knight Foundation says the IRS process for granting 501(c)(3) status to news organizations is “archaic” and “obsolete” and suggests fixes.
In going after mugshot sites, a plaintiff in Toledo is seeking to make the right of publicity extend to non-endorsement uses of people’s images.
The San Francisco Public Press has finally, after 32 months, been granted 501(c)(3) status — a positive sign for its peers still waiting. Jeffrey Hermes
The website formerly known as MSNBC.com no longer promises to let users opt out of targeted advertising. Adrienne LaFrance