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News Byte

News Corp Buys Storyful, a Social Video Sorting Startup

News Corp has acquired Storyful, a video news startup, for $25 million. Storyful specializes in verifying and clearing amateur and user-generated video so news organizations and brands can use the clips. News Corp, which owns this website, says Storyful will keep operating as a standalone business.

NAMG Confirms It Has Bought Scout From Fox Networks Group in Dude-Focused Content Roll-Up Bid

Another network aimed at dudes.
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NFL, MLB Tell Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins, We’re Bailing on Broadcast

The thing is, that’s kind of happening already.
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Twitter to Wait Until After IPO to Name Woman — Likely With International Cred — to Board

The number of women with international experience is long, but if I were to bet whom Twitter is considering for its top picks, I would name only two: Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright.
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Voices

Phone-Hacking Trial Set to Start

The criminal trial of former News Corp executive Rebekah Brooks and several of the company’s former employees involved in an alleged phone-hacking scandal starts here Monday, kicking off a courtroom drama that could further embarrass both the media giant and the British government.

Carrot Flop: Twitter CEO Costolo Finds Lack of Woman on Board Is No Joking Matter

Two men fight over women, of course.
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Will Twitter Add a Woman Director Before the IPO?

Hillary Clinton will be busy running for President, but can the social communications site find at least one female board member?
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Spotify Gets a New Biz Dev Head From 21st Century Fox

Jorge Espinel fills a slot left open for close to a year.
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