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7:00 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: MacRumors, CNET, 9to5Mac and @panzer
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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
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.”
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 …
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Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Big Boss, Not Big Brother, Spotted Long Island Family's ‘Suspicious’ Google Searches
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.
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
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.
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.
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 …
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
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 …
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
 
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Stephen Battaglio / TVGuide.com:
The Biz Exclusive: Chris Hansen to Leave NBC
Discussion: TVLine and Variety
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: FishbowlDC, @tnr and Wonkette
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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
Max Blumenthal / Mondoweiss:
Exclusive: Al Jazeera English's online US broadcast to end with the launch of Al Jazeera America
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
YouTube to Open Production Studio in New York Next Year
Discussion: MediaPost, Business Insider and CNET
Neal Ungerleider / Co.Labs:
How Vice Hacked Google Glass To Tell Crisis Stories