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5:15 PM ET, June 13, 2012

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U.S. Probes Cable for Limits on Net Video  —  WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is conducting a wide-ranging antitrust investigation into whether cable companies are acting improperly to quash nascent competition from online video, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Why the Feds' Cable Probe Means More Expensive Web Video for You  —  The Department of Justice is looking at the way Comcast and the rest of the cable industry deal with broadband and online video.  So what does that mean for you?  —  Higher broadband bills — at least if you plan on streaming a lot of online video.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
CNN Is Ending John King's Political Show  —  The ailing cable news channel CNN on Wednesday abruptly ended “John King, USA,” its 6 p.m. political news program.  —  The program will be replaced at the end of the month by “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” which will expand from two hours long to three hours.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Why traditional media should be afraid of Twitter  —  As we've mentioned a number of times, Twitter has been gradually tip-toeing further and further into the media business for some time now.  It has already become a real-time newswire for many, a source of breaking news and commentary on live events …
Discussion: Noted, eMedia Vitals and ReveNews, Thanks:@mathewi
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Ross Neumann / RGN:   Twitter Wants To Put Social Media Editors Out Of Business
Mike Giglio / The Daily Beast:
Previously Unpublished Documents Show Piers Morgan Under Fire  —  Piers Morgan, the primetime CNN host and former British tabloid editor, has a reputation as a brash and freewheeling newsman who doesn't back down from authority, trades in celebrity gossip and is unafraid to offend.
Kevin Morris / Daily Dot:
Reddit bans “The Atlantic,” “Businessweek,” others in major anti-spam move  —  Reddit just dropped the banhammer.  —  As of today, more than a half-dozen prominent websites have been banned from the massively popular link-sharing site, including digital publishing heavyweights The Atlantic and PhysOrg.
Jim Romenesko:
Freedom paper tells reporter to remove LAT story from Facebook wall  —  After it was announced that Aaron Kushner's group was buying the Orange County Register and other Freedom Communications papers, a journalist at Freedom's Colorado Springs Gazette posted this on his Facebook wall:
Discussion: Poynter
Huffington Post UK:
Alex Salmond: ‘The Observer Accessed My Bank Account’  —  Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has claimed that his bank account was accessed by The Observer newspaper.  Giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry into press ethics, the SNP leader said a journalist for the paper told …
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Estelle Shirbon / Reuters:   Twist in Murdoch saga exposes UK coalition tension
Press Gazette:   Rebekah Brooks bailed on phone-hack charges
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
State Department speaks out on Amazon Kindle deal  —  On Monday, I reported that the U.S. State Department was signing a $16.5 million agreement with Amazon to provide Kindles, content and service for overseas English language programs.  Yesterday I was able to get on the phone …
Charlie Warzel / Adweek:
CNBC and Yahoo Finance Announce Content Partnership  —  Effective immediately, CNBC and Yahoo will be teaming up to jointly distribute content and programming across their networks.  For the financial news world, this partnership marries the largest financial broadcaster …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Mark Cuban puts $500,000 investment into immersive video startup, Condition One  —  Danfung Dennis spent the last decade working as a photo-journalist and filmaker in some of the world's most dangerous places, shooting war footage that appeared in Newsweek and The New York Times and directing …
Discussion: GigaOM
Gleb Bryanski / Reuters:
Russian top investigator threatens reporter, paper says  —  (Reuters) - A Russian newspaper editor said on Wednesday he had ordered a prominent reporter to leave the country after he received death threats from the country's chief investigator.  —  Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta …
Discussion: Bloomberg, en.ria.ru, VOA and Guardian
 
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