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3:30 PM ET, August 2, 2013

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Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple calls the DoJ's ebook remedy a draconian and punitive intrusion into its business  —  Apple has today filed a brief in opposition to the Department of Justice's proposed ‘remedy’ in the ebook price fixing case.  The statement speaks out against changes which the DoJ suggested earlier today …
Discussion: CNET
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The United States Department of Justice:
Department of Justice Proposes Remedy to Address Apple's Price Fixing … The Department of Justice and 33 State Attorneys General today submitted to the court a proposed remedy to address Apple Inc.'s illegal conduct, following the July 10, 2013, U.S. District Court for the Southern District …
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Feds say Apple must give access to Amazon and Barnes & Noble e-bookstores
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
U.S., states propose remedy for Apple e-book price-fixing
Discussion: Reuters and The Verge
Kate Irby / McClatchy:
Senators spar over definition of ‘journalist’ in seeking to protect them  —  WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee, looking to provide protections for journalists and their sources, ran into a roadblock Thursday when lawmakers couldn't agree on the definition of “journalist.”
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Big Boss, Not Big Brother, Spotted Long Island Family's ‘Suspicious’ Google Searches  —  On Wednesday morning, six law enforcement officers visited a house in Long Island.  They were there to ask whether the residents — a married couple and their son — were involved in terrorism.
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Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily:
Medium isn't the message: Be careful how you read what's published on platforms  —  Yesterday, my Twitter feed was lit up with outrage over a post on Medium in which the writer, Michele Catalano, described an unexpected visit from men with badges and guns after she and her husband had Googled …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo Paid $60M to $70M for Rockmelt — Will Dump Browser and Use Tech to Better Deliver Its Media and Mobile Properties  —  According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo paid $60 million to $70 million for social browser startup Rockmelt, with an aim of using its technology to turbocharge its myriad of media and mobile properties.
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Guardian strikes Dailymotion video deal  —  Guardian News & Media to launch dedicated online video channel that will be available to Dailymotion's 112 million users  —  The Guardian has struck a deal with Dailymotion, the world's second largest video-sharing website, to increase the reach …
Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
IT'S OFFICIAL: We Never Need To Worry About The Future Of Journalism Again!  —  The New York Times Company did the world of journalism a big favor today.  —  The company finally disclosed the exact revenues of its digital business.  —  The numbers were impressive.
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Washington Post Co.'s newspaper division posts another loss, but online revenue is up  —  The Washington Post's newspaper division posted an operating loss of $49.3 million in the first six months of 2013, the company says in its second-quarter earnings report.
Alex Sherman / Bloomberg:
Cox Said to Discuss Merger With Malone-Backed Charter  —  Cox Communications Inc., the third-largest U.S. cable provider, has held talks about combining with rival Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR), according to two people with knowledge of the matter.  —  Cox President Pat Esser has discussed …
Discussion: Deadline.com
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
HuffPo Pushes Further Into Sponsored Content  —  Publishers are crazy for native advertising, but they're stuck with a problem: Who is going to create it?  —  That's why publishers like Vice and Gawker have begun partnered content-creation arms.  Add The Huffington Post to the mix.
Discussion: Business Insider
Erik Wemple:
Dear CNN: Find a female media critic  —  Politico's Patrick Gavin yesterday tweeted that he'd be hosting the long-running CNN program “Reliable Sources” this Sunday.  He is among the crowd that is filling in following the departure of Howard Kurtz* for Fox News.
Discussion: @jayrosen_nyu and @anamariecox
Angela Washeck / 10,000 Words:
Storify Has Competition, and It's Called Brickflow  —  Just when you think you've mastered the art of quick, effective visual storytelling, there's a brand new tool to learn.  —  The latest tool for journalists to tinker with?  Brickflow, a building-blocks type of application you can use …
Noreen Malone / New Republic:
Luke Russert: Why Does Young Washington Dislike Him?  —  And it drives young journalists crazy  —  As last winter's congressional budget talks collapsed with the debt limit on the horizon, 27-year-old Luke Russert put the situation in perspective for MSNBC.
Discussion: FishbowlDC, @tnr, Wonkette and TVNewser
Max Blumenthal / Mondoweiss:
Exclusive: Al Jazeera English's online US broadcast to end with the launch of Al Jazeera America  —  Staff members of Al Jazeera have informed me that as soon as Al Jazeera America (AJAM) launches on August 20, American viewers will be unable to access the online livestream of Al Jazeera English (AJE).
 
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