1. Is the government shutting down? Quartz will tell you (and drive a little traffic in the process) (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab)

2. Publishers, AOL partner on subscription service (Mike Rondon / Folio)

3. The limits of Twitter’s TV pitch (Jack Marshall / Digiday)

4. Phony web traffic tricks digital ads (Christopher S. Stewart & Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal)

5. The Texas Tribune wants you to help fund its livestreaming efforts (Angela Washeck / 10,000 Words)

6. Scribd, HarperCollins launch $8.99 subscription book service (Austin Carr / Fast Company)


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