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5:45 PM ET, June 20, 2014

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Reuters:
Deutsche Telekom in talks with Netflix over collaboration - report  —  (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom is in talks with U.S. video streaming company Netflix about a possible marketing alliance, a German magazine reported on Friday.  —  German monthly Magazine Manager cited people familiar …
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Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
Report: Netflix Plans To Order First Original Series for French Market  —  PARIS- Ahead of its launch in France, Netflix is reportedly set to commission an exclusive original series in France, according to news channel's website BFMTV.  —  The French report claims Netflix approached select local producers …
Scot Finnie / Computerworld:
After a 47 year run, Computerworld will publish its last print edition on June 23  —  The continuing evolution of Computerworld  —  On June 23, we will publish the last print issue of Computerworld.  —  It was 47 years ago, almost to the day, that Computerworld's very first issue rolled off the presses: June 21, 1967.
Tony Horwitz / New York Times:
An author describes a cautionary experience publishing a digital best seller with Byliner  —  I Was a Digital Best Seller!  —  WEST TISBURY, Mass. — FIVE months ago I published a short book called “Boom.”  Commercially it was a bust.  No news in that: Most books lose money …
Craig Silverman / Poynter:
LinkedIn acquires major fact checking patents  —  Lucas Myslinski was tired of having to fact check the questionable emails his father often forwarded to him.  —  “My dad would send these emails where they say something like, 'Oh the government is stockpiling billions of dollars of ammunition …
Discussion: @craigsilverman
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Inside YouTube's Controversial Contract with Indies  —  Billboard has obtained a typical contract being offered by YouTube to its indie label partners for its new subscription service.  The devil is in the numbers, but also in the overall strategy.  —  Even though YouTube …
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
That Story You've Read About YouTube ‘Blocking’ Indie Artists... Yeah, That's Not Accurate
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Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
German publishers want an 11 percent cut of Google News  —  Street View, copyright, a “right to be forgotten”—Europe and Google have issues.  —  Several of Germany's largest newspaper and magazine publishers have instituted legal proceedings against Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo.
Tom Rosenstiel / American Press Institute:
How niche reporting leads to higher quality information for everyone: 12 good questions with Lara Setrakian  —  Syria's civil war is a story that goes in and out of the mainstream news media, but at Syria Deeply, it's the only story.  —  Lara Setrakian  —  Founder of Syria Deeply
Discussion: @ampress
Peter Adams / The News Literacy Project:
Facebook's related posts could serve as debunkers by highlighting fact-checking sites  —  Facebook's Related Content Algorithm Might Have More Potential Than It Thinks  —  In this entry, Peter Adams, NLP's senior VP for educational programs, reflects on the potential of algorithms …
Discussion: @rsingel and @noahchestnut
Knight Foundation:
Spark Camp expands model of connecting innovators  —  Photo: Matt Thompson and Amy Webb at Spark Camp.  Credit: Amy Webb.  —  A little more than three years ago we hosted our first “Spark Camp,” then an experimental gathering for journalists funded in part by Knight Foundation.  —  Related Press Release
Discussion: @knightfdn
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Viacom loses bid to dismiss Cablevision bundling lawsuit  —  (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday rejected Viacom Inc's effort to dismiss Cablevision Systems Corp's antitrust lawsuit accusing it of forcing cable providers and subscribers to buy channels they don't want.
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Forget Piracy, Here's a Movie You Can Share for Free Once It Opens in Theaters  —  Aaron Swartz's belief in the free spread of information landed him in jail.  The people who want to watch a movie about his life will face no such legal problems.  —  Anyone who buys the movie via Vimeo …
Discussion: Variety
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
The Walking Dead producer criticises Game of Thrones executive over piracy  —  Gale Ann Hurd blasts idea that piracy spreads word as ‘really dangerous thinking’, saying Google needs to take more action  —  The executive producer of The Walking Dead has warned that rampant piracy is pushing …
Discussion: Advanced Television
Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Univision owners trying to sell their stakes, but so far, nada  —  Univision Communications' owners are looking for an exit.  Los Angeles billionaire Haim Saban and his four private equity partners are trying to unload their stakes in the nation's biggest Spanish-language broadcaster.
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Media Matters founder David Brock to launch institute to fund journalism exposing “the nexus of conservative power in Washington”
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