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5:05 PM ET, July 31, 2012

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Twitter Blog:
Our approach to Trust & Safety and private information  —  We want to take a moment to explain some of our general Trust and Safety policies and procedures, and address the specific case at hand that has unfolded over the past 48-hours (we normally don't address matters pertaining …
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Amy Willis / The Daily Telegraph:
London Olympics 2012: Twitter 'alerted NBC to British journalist's critical tweets'  —  Users of the social network vented their anger against Twitter yesterday after Guy Adams, a foreign correspondent for the Independent, was suspended without warning from the site after posting a series …
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Twitter restores reporter's account, tweet with NBC email remains  —  Two days after his account was suspended, the U.K. reporter who touched off a media kerfuffle about corporate control of speech is back on Twitter.  The Independent's Guy Adams, who made his name bashing NBC's Olympic coverage …
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Guy Adams suspension, now lifted, punctuates Twitter censorship evolution  —  By now you know the story of Guy Adams — the British journalist for The Independent whose Twitter account was suspended after he torrentially criticized NBC's Olympics coverage and tweeted an executive's email address.
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
NBC Is The Real Loser In Guy Adams v. Twitter
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and CNET
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The Daily Lays Off a Third of Its Staff  —  The Daily, News Corp.'s attempt to create a digital newspaper for the iPad age, is laying off nearly a third of its staff.  —  The publisher plans to tell its workers today that it will fire 50 of its 170 employees, according to people familiar with The Daily's plans.
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Jesse Angelo / The Daily:
A Note to Our Readers and Friends  —  A note to our Daily readers and friends:  —  The Daily was born of change.  A changing technological landscape - the beginning of the tablet and smartphone revolution - made us want to rethink how we create media.  And we believe that a healthy product …
Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post:   The Daily Lays Off 50 Staffers, Announces Content And Design Changes
Erik Larson / Bloomberg:
News Corp. Asks To Keep Allegations In Phone-Hacking Case Secret  —  News Corp. (NWSA)'s British publishing unit asked a judge to keep secret a series of new claims being made by victims of phone hacking at its News of the World tabloid in preparation for a group trial scheduled for February.
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
paidContent 50: The world's most successful digital media companies  —  Digital media is exploding.  Half of us now read news on tablets, virtually all music tracks are bought electronically, and nearly a tenth of Americans are ditching cable for internet TV.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
WNYC: No reason to believe that Jonah Lehrer's work for ‘Radiolab’ is compromised  —  In addition to being a bestselling author and a New Yorker blogger, Jonah Lehrer was a frequent guest on WNYC's “Radiolab,” appearing 17 times.  He quit his job at The New Yorker after a journalist revealed …
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Media General gives pink slips to 75 employees  —  Media General — “smaller, more focused” after selling its newspapers (but for the Tampa Tribune) to Warren Buffett — is dismissing 75 employees today.  CEO Marshall Morton tells his staff: When we sold our newspapers last month …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Poynter
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Mitt Romney aide's gaffe exposes rift  —  In one week abroad, Mitt Romney has managed to enrage both the Brits and the Palestinians.  Now add to that roster his own press corps.  —  Over seven days in the UK, Israel and Poland, Romney held just one media availability for the U.S. traveling press …
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McKay Coppins / BuzzFeed:
Why Is America's Best Magazine So Bad At The Internet?  —  The New Yorker finally got serious about the web, and then Jonah Lehrer happened.  “We're proceeding with cautious intent,” says Thompson.  —  The editor of The New Yorker's website said Tuesday that the embarassing resignation …
Discussion: @blakehounshell and @attackerman
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
CQ Roll Call Bloodbath of Layoffs Hits  —  CQ Roll Call informed some 30 employees this morning that they no longer have jobs.  As layoffs, they will receive severance packages.  —  For days the news was imminent that more heads were going to roll on the sales side of the publication …
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