The Nieman Journalism Lab examines an Ohio court case against the mugshot exploitation business (acquire mugshots, demand money to take them down) with strong possible consequences for news organizations. A key is whether the case might redefine rights of publicity to include public records, including images that haven't been endorsed.
The New York Review of Books features an essay on the value of the copy editor as part of the writing process. Tim Parks concludes that "as the Internet era matures and more authors self-publish online without any editorial assistance, we will begin to grow nostalgic for those finicky copy editors who at least gave us something well defined to kick against."
R.U. Sirius, writing for The Verge, has a look at the information-wants-to-be-free debate and finds that no easy solution is at hand as content is shared and creators are finding it challenging to earn a living. He identifies several significant discussions necessary as society contends with the economic obsolescence --- he concludes the world isn't ready for info to be free --- but is an optimist that society will rescue the creator.