Here are the top media industry stories we’re following this week:
The Big News: The Huffington Post wants to unionize (HuffPo); Chicago Cubs win wild card game against Pittsburgh Pirates (WMAQ-TV); Media General will not acquire Meredith; or will it? (The Des Moines Register); Warmer weather for the Chicago Marathon this weekend! (WLS-TV); Paul Ryan as House speaker? (CNN)
Scooptastic: Check out some of Cision Blog‘s top scoops for this week: Jackie Burns Brisman has exited SpaFinder; Newsday has hired Janelle Griffith as an entertainment reporter; Max Falkowitz has joined Saveur Online to serve as senior digital editor; Glynn A. Hill has joined the Houston Chronicle as a reporter
Launchpad: Google unveils AMP project (Fortune); Twitter launches Moments (Twitter); YouTube launches redesigned iOS app (SocialTimes); Facebook introduces screen tools for broadcasters (TechCrunch); Wix reworks its editor (TheNextWeb)
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