Multichannel :: DirecTV has reached a settlement with Al Jazeera on its one-year-old lawsuit against the programmer in a deal that is likely part of a broader carriage agreement.
journalism.co.uk :: Crowdsourced news platform Grasswire relaunched this week, allowing readers to contribute to stories, write their own pieces, and even join the site's digital newsroom through Slack.
Stratechery :: The future for most publishers is likely that of pure content production only, save for the few — like Gruber — who are destination sites capable of selling native advertising in stream.
Press Gazette :: The Sun today launched a campaign urging the UK to give 3,000 orphan refugee children foster homes in the UK. This figure is based on the UN's "fair shair" analysis that Britain should take a proportion of 26,000 migrant orphans in Europe.
Guardian :: The veteran World Service presenter on how his homeland has changed under Putin, his 38 years with the BBC, and why news needs a ‘human face’.
Guardian :: Mark Hanna says he is disgusted Brooks has been re-employed and will reveal details of time at Murdoch papers
Fortune :: Some believe Twitter’s 140-character limit is holding it back. But removing it risks losing one of the things that made the service so successful in the first place.