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11:40 PM ET, August 9, 2013

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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Armstrong Confirms “Hundreds” Of Layoffs At Patch, 400 Sites Shuttered Or Partnered Off, And A New CEO  —  We reported yesterday that AOL's hyper-local news service would lose hundreds of employees today, and now we have confirmation from a well-placed Patcher privy to the call …
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
No layoffs at Patch today  —  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong told Patch editors Friday there would be no “impacts,” or layoffs announced today.  The “impacts” will arrive on a rolling basis over the next week, he said.  —  Armstrong said in an earnings call earlier this week that AOL would sell …
Discussion: Pressfolios Blog and @loislane79
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
AOL CEO Reportedly Fired Someone for Taking His Picture During a Meeting About Layoffs  —  AOL's plan to close or outsource half of its 1,000 hyperlocal Patch sites will come with what CEO Tim Armstrong calls “impacts” — he means layoffs — but the ax will fall slowly over the next week or so.
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:   AOL Won't Deny The Rumor That Patch's CEO Is Out After Just Two Months On The Job
Jack Mirkinson / The Huffington Post:
Obama's NSA Conference Could Be Subtitled ‘The Guardian Gets Results’  —  President Obama's press conference on Friday was full of headline-making news about new proposals to reform the American surveillance system.  But another headline could also be appropriate: “Journalism gets results.”
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Brian Beutler / Salon:
Glenn Greenwald offered Brazilian protection from U.S.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter:
CBS and Time Warner Cable Resume Negotiations — at a Distance  —  Meanwhile TWC subscribers in Wisconsin, where Journal Broadcasting stations are also blacked out, file a class action suit as the carriage dispute approaches its second week.  —  Even as the war of public war of words continues …
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Mike Reynolds / Multichannel:
TWC Customers File Lawsuit over Retrans Disconnect with Milwaukee Station  —  Plaintiffs Seek Class-Action Status over Disconnect with Journal Broadcast's WTMJ  —  A trio of Time Warner Cable customers has filed a lawsuit against the cable operator over its retransmission-consent dispute with WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee.
Riva Gold / Digits:
Wikipedia Co-Founder Refuses to Comply With China's Censorship  —  Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales said he would rather have no Wikipedia in China than comply with any form of censorship.  —  In an interview with The Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong, Mr. Wales said the company will always refuse …
Discussion: Digits
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
SpinMedia puts A.J. Daulerio in charge of its music and entertainment properties  —  A.J. Daulerio tells Jason Whitlock he will be an editorial director at SpinMedia.  Among his charges, he says: Spin, Vibe, Celebuzz, The Frisky.  —  Daulerio tells Whitlock Spin and Vibe are …
Discussion: Fox Sports Radio
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
Marc Andreessen (Probably) Blasts Don Graham as “Incompetent”  —  “I was minding my own business last night when I got the note below from a respected investor,” disgraced Wall Street analyst Henry Blodget recently wrote on his blog.  That investor is almost certainly Silicon Valley titan Marc Andreessen …
Discussion: @pkafka and Business Insider
Greg Sandoval / The Verge:
Consumer watchdog says Apple did ‘considerable harm’ with ebook pricing, supports DOJ ruling  —  Eddy Cue, the Apple exec accused of orchestrating the price fixing (right), leaves court.  —  The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) said in papers filed in federal court that Apple caused considerable …
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Reuters:
Murdoch Shakes Up News Corp.'s Australian Operation  —  CANBERRA — Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. appointed a new chief executive for its Australian operation Friday, a move that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd linked to mounting attacks on his government by Mr. Murdoch's local newspapers during a divisive election campaign.
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Margaret Simons / Guardian:
Kim Williams departure a victory for Murdoch's Australian editors
Discussion: Guardian
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
BBC calls in auditors to widen search for improper executive payoffs  —  BBC director general Tony Hall appoints KPMG to investigate potentially improper payoffs to senior BBC executives  —  Tony Hall, the BBC director general, has called in external auditors KPMG to widen the search …
Discussion: Telegraph
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Google rolls out digital textbooks, to buy and rent — but students should shop around  —  Google has launched a digital textbooks section of Books on Google Play in the U.S., as promised.  The textbooks are available through the Play website, Android and iOS apps.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Jack Dorsey on Twitter's turning point as a news entity: The day a plane landed in the Hudson  —  After seven years with Twitter as a part of the social-media ecosystem, we've become pretty accustomed by now to the idea that the service functions as a real-time news platform …
Discussion: @mathewi
 
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