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Your Media Morning: Time Inc’s Vice Chair Lands Second Job, Mashable Brings in Gawker Vet, Netflix Soars, Vox Media Gets a New Head of Video

VOX MEDIA INSTALLS TONIGHT SHOW PRODUCER GAVIN PURCELL AS HEAD OF VIDEO
As Vox's head of video, Purcell will lead video strategy for the online publisher's eight brands, including The Verge, SB Nation and Eater. After two years of helping turn Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show segments into online gold, Gavin Purcell is moving on from the late-night show for a job overseeing video at digital publisher Vox Media.

MASHABLE INSTALLS GAWKER VET JESSICA COEN AS EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Mashable, the 11-year-old publisher of news and entertainment content, has hired Jessica Coen as executive editor. She will report to chief content officer Gregory Gittrich, and will run the company’s global editorial team, starting this week. Coen will be Mashable’s first executive editor. Coen is a former editor of Gawker.com and the Gawker Media women’s blog Jezebel.

THEATLANTIC.COM OFFERS AD FREE VERSION TO AD BLOCKER USERS FOR A FEE
Visitors to our site who use an ad or script blocker will now see a message offering two options: Whitelist The Atlantic, or purchase an ad-free subscription. While we’re in beta, we won’t prevent ad-block users from continuing to read The Atlantic. But our intention is to soon ask ad-block users to make a choice.

NEW YORK TIMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO PHOTOGRAPHER BILL CUNNINGHAM
The late New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham would likely have been embarrassed by the 90-minute tribute held in his honor at Carnegie Hall Monday afternoon. But he also would likely have been touched.The Times, which organized the event and even live-streamed it on Facebook, gathered an audience of journalists, fashion designers, politicians and socialites that included Ralph Lauren, Anna Wintour.

BOLLYWOOD STAR PRIYANKA CHOPRA APOLOGIZES FOR CONDE NAST TREVELER COVER
Priyanka Chopra is speaking out on her controversial Conde Nast Traveller cover which received plenty of slack on social media last week. The image, which sees the 34-year-old actress wearing a white tank with the words "Refugee," "Immigrant" and "Outsider" crossed out, but "Traveller" still intact, was dubbed "insensitive" and insulting to refugees.

AMERICAN MEDIA INC'S CONTENT CHIEF DYLAN HOWARD CHATS WITH JASON BINN'S DUJOUR
You need look no further than the supermarket checkout to appreciate the impact the National Enquirer has had on modern journalism,” says the tabloid’s Editor-in-Chief Dylan Howard. The publication recently celebrated its 90th birthday—a feat that doesn’t seem as impossible when you consider that the paper came into the increasingly fickle digital age already notorious for being the first to break the juiciest of celebrity news.

DISNEY BOSS BOB IGER IS WRITING A BOOK ABOUT MANAGEMENT
Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger is writing a book on leadership and management for Random House, divulging lessons from his 11 years at the helm of the world’s largest entertainment company. The 65-year-old executive has led Disney since 2005, a period during which the stock more than tripled and the company acquired brands including Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm.

SPEAKING OF DISNEY, ITS FILM DIVISION SET A NEW 2016 INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE RECORD WITH $3.566 BILLION
Earlier this year, on July 6, Disney set a new industry record for reaching the $3 billion threshold internationally, having also set new industry records for reaching $2 billion domestic (July 16) and $5 billion global (July 10). The international milestone comes with two and a half months and three major releases remaining in the calendar year.

MORE ON DISNEY: DID "HATERS" PREVENT THE COMPANY FROM BIDDING ON TWITTER?
In the Walt Disney classic, "Peter Pan," the hero urges the audience to believe to bring Tinkerbell back to life. One can only imagine how a Save Tinkerbell hashtag would go over with the trolls on Twitter.  Twitter's nasty reputation is a key reason why Walt Disney and Salesforce.com reportedly backed off making bids for the social network.

BLOOMBERG MEDIA LAUNCHES PRIME TIME TV AND DIGITAL SERIES STARRING CARLYLE GROUP CEO
Bloomberg Media announced the launch of a new prime-time television and digital series “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.” In each episode, acclaimed financier and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein interviews one of the world’s most influential power players about their personal and professional journey. As a peer, Rubenstein asks his guests—including Bill Gates, Lloyd Blankfein, Indra Nooyi, and Warren Buffett—frank questions, uncovering the moments that define how they think, lead, and give back.

NETFLIX ADDED 3.6 MILLION NEW SUBSCRIBERS, STOCK SOARS 20 PERECENT WILL SPEND $6 BILLION ON ORIGINAL CONTENT
Netflix saw renewed strength in the most recent quarter from its international markets, which accounted for 3.2 million new subscribers. Netflix had expected this segment to add 2 million subscribers for the quarter. The streaming video company chalked up its better-than-expected performance to excitement around Netflix original content.

RUPERT MURDOCH WANTS TO BUILD A MASSIVE NEW NEWSROOM AT FOX NEWS
Said Fox News Host Shep Smith: He wants to hire a lot more journalists, he wants to build us a massive new newsroom, he wants to make more commitments to places like this [studio], to hire reporters to work on beats, just enlarge our news-gathering. When the biggest boss, who controls everything, comes and says ‘That’s what I want to do,’ that’s the greatest news I’ve heard in years. And he didn’t mention one thing about our opinion side.”

BUZZFEED'S BIG SHIFT TO VIDEO, LANDS IN THE UK
The goal: to bring all video production made on behalf of U.K. advertisers in-house. Previously, the set-up has involved a lot of the video production and editing handled in the Los Angeles or New York offices. From early next year, all work will be done from the U.K., which will speed up production times and lower its overall production costs, according to newly appointed sales chief for Europe Brant McLean, who was formerly the svp of brand strategy for the Central and South regions in the U.S.

ROLLING STONE DELETES ARTICLE ABOUT THE NBA AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Rolling Stone quietly removed an online article about the NBA and domestic violence on Friday, two days after it was published, POLITICO has learned. The piece, titled "Why Derrick Rose Rape Trial May Wreck NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's Legacy" by weekly columnist Beejoli Shah, examined how league commissioner Adam Silver has disciplined different basketball players accused of domestic violence and specifically noted his silence regarding Derrick Rose, the New York Knicks star whose civil trial for alleged gang rape is currently underway.

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