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8:20 AM ET, June 19, 2014

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Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Print still matters, even if some would like to believe it shouldn't  —  I have to say, I find it funny to be called an apologist for the legacy news industry, as Clay Shirky suggested in an overnight post.  —  The newsonomics of the Orange County Register's (new, newer, newest) plan  —  January 23, 2014
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Clay Shirky:
Pulling Punches While Covering Print: A Reply to Ryan Chittum  —  Background: Yesterday, I wrote something about how nostalgia blunted skeptical coverage of Aaron Kushner's dumb — and now failing — plans to build a newspaper empire in southern California.  I particularly singled out Ryan Chittum …
Chris Ziegler / The Verge:
T-Mobile is setting a dangerous precedent for wireless net neutrality with its Music Freedom initiative  —  T-Mobile's ‘Music Freedom’ is a great feature — and a huge problem  —  It sounds great, but it's really, really, really bad  —  Net neutrality has seen headier days, and to be honest …
Discussion: Mashable, TechCrunch and CNET
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Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code:
T-Mobile Offers Music Streaming Free of Data Charges  —  T-Mobile has decided to set music streaming services free.  —  The “Un-carrier” said it will offer subscribers unlimited access to the top six music streaming services including Pandora, Slacker, iHeart Radio and Spotify without incurring data charges on their 4G plans.
Thomas Campbell / IP&TV News:
Canada updates copyright laws for digital age  —  As part of the Harper Government's efforts to modernise Canada's copyright laws for the modern digital age, the Copyright Modernization Act formalizes the voluntary Notice and Notice regime.  This regime, already used by some Canadian Internet …
Darren Davidson / he Australian:
Mail Online's Martin Clarke in altercation with reporter over copyright  —  IT seems the heat of The Australian's coverage of the Mail Online's practice of lifting articles from other news sites has got its publisher and Australian editor-in-chief Martin Clarke more than a little bothered.
Discussion: @johnrentoul and @murpharoo
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
No, A Supreme Court Victory By Aereo Would Not Crush The NFL  —  The Supreme Court could issue a ruling in the dispute between the broadcast networks and startup streaming service Aereo as early as tomorrow (though it could also not come down for quite some time).
Discussion: Washington Post
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Cliff Edwards / Bloomberg:
Dish Says It's Interested in NFL Sunday Ticket
Discussion: SeekingAlpha.com
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Vice Media: Time Warner deal will not be at expense of youth audience  —  Chief creative officer Eddy Moretti says company's prime concern is to ‘protect the brand’  —  Vice Media's Eddy Moretti described the company as a ‘20-year startup’ that is nothing without its brand.
Discussion: The Drum and @mathewi
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
NUJ's Newsquest members to strike over relocation, pay and job cuts  —  The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has announced that its members will strike for one day, next Wednesday (25 June), at certain newspapers owned by Newsquest/Gannett.  —  The strike, which will hit titles …
Saeed Kamali Dehghan / Guardian:
Iranian film-maker jailed for five years for ‘collaborating with the BBC’  —  Mahnaz Mohammadi, charged with collusion against Iran's national security, maintains innocence and fears sentence could be due to women's rights work  —  Prominent Iranian documentary film-maker …
Discussion: Variety and @saeedkd
Liam Andrew / Nieman Journalism Lab:
CTOs of Digg, Hearst, BuzzFeed, Salon, and more talk about how they plan for the future  —  How far ahead are media company CTOs planning?  —  The CTO of a digital media organization has to balance the everyday operations of a (semi-) functioning website with a holistic eye towards the future …
Discussion: Quartz
Amy Gesenhues / Search Engine Land:
Canadian Court Orders Google To Remove Sites Worldwide  —  On the heels of Europe's “Right to Be Forgotten” ruling, a British Columbia court in Canada has ruled Google must block a group of websites worldwide.  —  The case was opened by industrial networking devices manufacturer Equustek Solutions …
Zeke J Miller / TIME:
Outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Says Goodbye  —  Departing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney marked his final press briefing from behind the White House podium Wednesday as he prepares to step down from the job on Friday.  —  Carney thanked President Barack Obama, White House staff, and the press one final time.
Keith Perry / Telegraph:
After 25 years at the helm Jeremy Paxman presents his final Newsnight  —  Jeremy Paxman, in typical style, suggests Ed Miliband has about as much appeal ‘as a flatulent dog in a lift’  —  The BBC's Jeremy Paxman presented his final edition of Newsnight, after 25 years fronting the programme during …
Jennifer Saba / Reuters:
News Corp board votes to extend poison pill provision  —  (Reuters) - News Corp's board of directors voted to extend a poison pill provision it put in place to prevent hostile takeovers when the company controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his family split from its cable and entertainment properties last year.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Monika Scislowska / Associated Press:
Polish authorities try to seize magazine's files  —  WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police and state prosecutors on Wednesday raided the headquarters of a magazine that recently published compromising information about the government, in a failed attempt to seize its computers.
Discussion: Bloomberg and Reuters
Amir Efrati / The Information:
AMC Networks to launch genre-based subscription video sites this summer  —  AMC Plans Novel Move into Online TV  —  AMC Networks, which has vaulted into the first tier of TV programmers in recent years with shows such as “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad,” is preparing to break …
Discussion: @pkafka and Gigaom
 
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Todd Wasserman / Mashable:
Univision signs up with Twitter Amplify for sponsored videos of World Cup highlights
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Aaron Souppouris / The Verge:
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Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk:
Why the Oxford Mail is experimenting with WhatsApp
Discussion: HoldTheFrontPage
Gautham Nagesh / Wall Street Journal:
FCC Report on Broadband Speeds: DSL Lags Behind Cable and Fiber
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Megha Rajagopalan / Reuters:
China bans unauthorised critical coverage by journalists
Discussion: Guardian News Website
Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times:
WETA to Take Ownership of ‘PBS NewsHour’
Discussion: PBS and Washington Post
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
National press ad revenue forecast to fall below £1bn in 2014
Discussion: @mediaguardian
John McCarthy / The Drum:
YouTube will be the dominant media platform in five years according to Dreamworks CEO
Discussion: The Wrap
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
Bertelsmann Shuts its German Book and Music Club Business
Discussion: Billboard
Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal:
Viacom, 60 Cable Firms Part Ways in Rural U.S.