Must Reads in Media & Technology: Aug. 8

    by Kelly O'Mara
    August 8, 2016

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    1. Betting Billions on Rio, Comcast Hopes to Win the Future of Television (Jim Rutenberg / New York Times)

    2. The Washington Post is Using Robots to Cover the Olympics And the Election (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter)


    3. Facebook Shuts Down Live Stream of Shooting at Police Request (Mathew Ingram / Fortune)

    4. New York Times Launches Text-Message Journalism for Rio Olympics (Dylan Byers / CNN Money)

    5. Roger Ailes Used Fox News Budget to Finance ‘Black-Room’ Campaigns Against His Enemies (Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine)


    6. How the Fight Over Undercover Videos is Pitting Planned Parenthood Against the Mainstream Media (Tony Biasotti / CJR)

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