Daily Must Reads, April 17, 2014

    by Courtney Lowery Cowgill
    April 17, 2014

    1. Barry Diller: Broadcasters don’t own the airwaves but they still want to stop you from watching via devices (Barry Diller / Wall Street Journal)

    2. Al Franken wants Netflix CEO’s perspective on Comcast / TWC deal (Chris Welch / The Verge)

    3. They may be filled with trolls, but comments still have value — and they could have even more (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm)


    4. Google says buying Nest bogged down first-quarter earnings (Liz Gannes / Re/code)

    5. Condé Nast dives deep into native ads (Lucia Moses / Digiday)

    6. When ‘liking’ a brand online voids the right to sue (Stephanie Strom / New York Times)


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    Managing editor Courtney Lowery Cowgill is a writer, editor, teacher and farmer. As a teacher, she’s an adjunct professor at the University of Montana School of Journalism, specializing in feature writing, legislative coverage, rural journalism and online journalism. Formerly, she was the editor in chief of the online magazine NewWest.Net, which she co-founded. Before that, worked as a newswoman for the Associated Press. When she’s not writing or editing, she’s helping her husband wrangle 150 heritage turkeys, 30 acres of food, overgrown weeds or their young children.

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