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10:40 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: 9to5Mac, @panzer, CNET and MacRumors
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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: The Verge
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Time Warner Cable drops CBS in New York, LA, Dallas  —  CBS, Time Warner Cable, Leslie Moonves  —  CBS said Friday afternoon that it has failed to reach an agreement with Time Warner Cable by their Friday, 5 p.m. deadline and the cable company has dropped the No. 1 primetime network in key markets.
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Lisa Richwine / Reuters:
CBS retaliates, blocks online shows for Time Warner cable customers  —  (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast network CBS took its dispute with Time Warner Cable to the Internet, blocking access to shows on the CBS.com website for the cable operator's customers in New York and Los Angeles.
Discussion: @samgustin and @mathewi
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.”
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.
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 …
Stephen Battaglio / TVGuide.com:
The Biz Exclusive: Chris Hansen to Leave NBC  —  Chris Hansen, the veteran Dateline NBC correspondent whose “To Catch a Predator” investigations became a TV news sensation, is parting ways with the network.  —  An NBC News spokeswoman confirmed Friday that Hansen's contract was not being renewed.
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
NYT journalist fights ruling nixing reporter's privilege  —  A New York Times journalist whose claim he shouldn't have to testify in a leak prosecution was rejected, 2-1, last month by a federal appeals court panel asked Friday that the full bench of that court rehear the case.
Discussion: @froomkin
Emily Greenhouse / The New Yorker Blog:
Twitter's Free-Speech Problem  —  In 2011, with the help of Bitch magazine, a young media critic named Anita Sarkeesian hosted a Web-video series called “Tropes vs. Women.”  Over six segments, she critiqued archetypes of females in film, comic books, and TV, from the bubbly …
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 …
Tom A. Peter / Christian Science Monitor:
Why fewer ground reports are emerging from Syria  —  Foreign journalists are increasingly staying out of Syria, judging the risk of kidnapping to be too great.  —  ISTANBUL, TURKEY  —  Among the journalists I know covering Syria, almost everyone is swearing off crossing the border and going inside the country.
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 and DSLreports
 
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Steve Saleeba / CBS Boston:
Report: NY Times Agrees To Sell Boston Globe To Red Sox Owner John Henry
Alexis Sobel Fitts / Columbia Journalism Review:
Q&A: Nicholas Jackson, founder of The First Bound
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TV viewing habit changes push bandwidth demands
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Google Fiber's $10 Sports Plus pack gives NFL Redzone some company
Jasper Jackson / The Media Briefing:
Radio is thriving but mobile and web listening is the future
Noreen Malone / New Republic:
Luke Russert: Why Does Young Washington Dislike Him?
Discussion: Wonkette, FishbowlDC and @tnr
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Washington Post Co.'s newspaper division posts another loss, but online revenue is up
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Guardian strikes Dailymotion video deal
Josh Sternberg / Digiday:
HuffPo Pushes Further Into Sponsored Content
Discussion: Business Insider
Kira Witkin / WAN-IFRA:
Guardian Notifications allows readers to follow authors, series by email
James Barron / New York Times:
CUNY TV Station Turns Over an Old Leaf, Transmitting by Air to Widen Its Reach
Brendan Nyhan / Columbia Journalism Review:
Factchecking enters ‘Conversation’ in Oz
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How Vice Hacked Google Glass To Tell Crisis Stories