Categories: Must Reads

Must Reads in Media & Technology: Aug. 18

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1. Gawker.com to End Operations Next Week (J.K. Trotter / Gawker)

2. Behind the Rise and Fall of the NYT Now App (Lucia Moses / Digiday)

3. What It Takes to Manage a Daily Popup Snapchat Channel From the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio (Shan Wang / Nieman Lab)

4. Trump’s Campaign Just Quietly Launched a Mobile App Called ‘America First’ (Christopher Heine / AdWeek)

5. CNN Turns Drone Newsgathering Into New Business (Chris Ariens / TVNewser)

6. Twitter Announces Tools That Seem Intended To Curb Harassment (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed)

Kelly O'Mara :Kelly is a reporter outside San Francisco. She writes about endurance sports for espnW, VICE, and Competitor Magazine, and manages the internet for the local NPR station.