1. Why we need a global paywall (Matthew Taub / Medium)

2. Cable, Twitter picked up #Ferguson story at a similar clip (Paul Hitlin & Nancy Vogt / Pew Research)

3. A federal court rejects Aereo’s request to argue it’s a cable company (Brian Fung / The Washington Post)

4. Why it’s smart of the HuffPo to partner with Beacon Reader in crowdfunding a reporter (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm)

5. Pandora and Indiegogo release diversity data (Jeff Elder / The Wall Street Journal)

6. Most smartphone users download zero apps per month (Dan Frommer / Quartz)

7. Here’s a $600 million plan to sell HBO on the web (Peter Kafka / Re/code)

 

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