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    Plus: Shutting down a podcast after 11 years, Scripps tries out a new model, and Radiotopia picks its finalists.
    “Proportionally, we hope to do just as well.”
    “The amount of ire and vitriol that has been thrown my way over the past four or five months is a very clear indication that [publishers are] absolutely terrified…If they want my advice on how to do it legally, they can pay me for it.”
    Online, readers stayed up for the results: Peak traffic to BBC News, for instance, was around 4 a.m. GMT, and by 11 a.m. BBC.com had received 88 million page views.
    With a new paid subscription option and its sights set on non English-speaking countries, the Swedish podcasting startup is looking for listeners (and shows) beyond the iTunes set.
    What happened when Pacific Standard, The Ringer, The Awl, The Bold Italic, and Femsplain moved their sites over to Medium.
    The Dallas program is one of 14 projects that have won grants from the Knight Foundation in the latest round of the Knight News Challenge.