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Former Fox station employee shoots himself outside FNC headquarters. The #Blizzardof2015 won't stop the news. These stories and more in today's Morning Media Newsfeed

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Former Fox Employee Shoots Himself Outside Office Building (WSJ / Metropolis)
A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself outside the front doors of the News Corp headquarters in Midtown Manhattan shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, a law-enforcement official said. FishbowlNY The man was seen protesting Fox prior to the shooting. Cops said News Corp security heard the man shouting that Fox had ruined his life. He was asked to leave the premises. TVSpy The man previously worked for KTBC, the Fox-owned television station in Austin. A law enforcement official identified him as Phillip Perea, 41, of Irving, Texas. TVSpy Perea, a former promotions producer at the station, may have started on this path after getting in trouble for posting a picture on the station’s Facebook page. He was later dismissed. TVNewser The skyscraper houses The New York Post as well as Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, The Wall Street Journal, and other News Corp. and 21st Century Fox media entities.

The #Blizzardof2015 Won’t Stop the News (TVNewser)
While New York City missed the worst of the #Blizzardof2015, several hundred staffers of New York-based news networks worked into the night to keep the news on the air. TVSpy WNBC reporter Stacey Bell didn’t see it happen, but viewers watching live blizzard coverage on the NBC flagship in New York sure did: a car losing control in the snow, skidding and seeming to come very close to clipping Bell. “I was in the zone and completely oblivious,” Bell tweeted afterward. “I think it looked a lot worse on camera.” TVNewser The Weather Channel is carrying nonstop coverage throughout the storm’s duration, pre-empting all long-form programming. TWC has deployed 10 meteorologists to five cities in the storm’s path. TVNewser Al Roker set a Guinness World Record back in November when “Rokerthon” became the longest continuous weather forecast. With this storm,“Rokerthon” is back.

Employees Organizing Push to Unionize Politico (Washington Free Beacon)
Employees at Politico are organizing a push to unionize the news outlet, amid recent shakeups at the inside-the-Beltway publication. The effort is being led by Mike Elk, a Politico labor reporter and a strident proponent of unions who started at the outlet last year. Mediaite Driving the push to unionize are Politico’s legendary long hours — allegedly the cause of the outlet’s equally legendary burnout rate — and PoliticoPro, a section of the site that paywalls articles and prevents journalists from getting their byline into the general public.

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NFL Strikes Deal to Bring Football Clips to YouTube (THR)
Football is finally coming to YouTube. The National Football League has struck a deal to bring official football game highlights and more to the Google-owned streamer. Variety The NFL, which generates north of $6 billion revenue per year, believes it has some of the most valuable intellectual property in the world. And it’s right. Re/code Starting this week, official NFL highlight clips will show up in Google’s YouTube, as well as in Google search results themselves. Google will also provide detailed information about games and scores — including kickoff times as well as the networks that are airing the games — via its “OneBox” results format, which it uses to show off extended answers to search queries instead of simple links.

Moving Day for The New Yorker (FishbowlNY)
So long, 4 Times Square! Monday marked Day 1 for The New Yorker staff at its new headquarters, 1 World Trade Center. The current issue, titled “Moving Day,” by Bruce McCall, charmingly illustrates the end of an era. Inside the issue, staff writer Nick Paumgarten writes a Comment that takes us on a trip down memory lane. The New Yorker Last week, the staff of The New Yorker made its final preparations to leave its headquarters for the past fifteen years, to join the rest of Condé Nast, the parent company, down at the new megatower in lower Manhattan. The move took place over the weekend. The New Yorker had been in the Times Square area for all ninety of its years.