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3:15 AM ET, June 30, 2014

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Chet Kanojia / Aereo:
Aereo chooses to “pause its operations temporarily” following Supreme Court decision  —  A Letter to Our Consumers: Standing Together for Innovation, Progress and Technology - An Update on Aereo  —  “The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.”
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Emily Steel / New York Times:
After Supreme Court Ruling, Aereo's Rivals in TV Streaming Seize Opening  —  Mark Ely saw an opportunity, and he took it.  —  The day after the Supreme Court ruled against Aereo in a copyright case brought by the nation's major broadcasters, Mr. Ely was trying to scoop up Aereo customers …
Wall Street Journal:
NBC in discussions with Dish over Dish's ad-skipping Hopper recorder, puts lawsuit on hold
Discussion: @shaliniwsj
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:
NYT Iraq coverage doesn't represent enough anti-intervention voices, relies too heavily on unnamed government sources  —  Covering New War, in Shadow of Old One  —  THE lead-up to the war in Iraq in 2003 was not The Times's finest hour.  Some of the news reporting was flawed …
David Carr / New York Times:
For Email Newsletters, a Death Greatly Exaggerated  —  Here at the Media Equation, we pride ourselves on keeping our readers abreast of the newest technologies and approaches in reaching audiences.  So it gives us great pleasure to reveal a radical publishing technology that is catching on in news media companies big and small.
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Joanne McNeil / Medium:
Some use TinyLetter's email newsletters to replace blogs, and lose discussion in the process  —  Tiny Letters to the Web We Miss  —  Something is missing from this blogger reunion in our inbox  —  It has been more than a decade since I last saw a web ring.
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Missed a World Cup gooooooooooaaaaalll?  A new Twitter bot will catch you up  —  It's the golden age of sports Twitter bots.  —  The New York Times now second-guesses NFL coaches' play calls in real time with @NYT4thDownBot.  If you're flipping between NCAA tournament games, @NailbiterBot will let you know when a game gets tight.
Discussion: @xdamman and The Next Web
Devjyot Ghoshal / The Atlantic Online:
NYC's immigrant presses see substantial revenue from ads and strong subscriptions  —  Newspapers That Aren't Dying  —  There is no “digital first” strategy at 169-20 Hillside Avenue, a nondescript shop offering photo services, money transfers and video rentals in Jamaica, Queens.
Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle:
GoPro, after robust IPO, seeks to become media distributor  —  GoPro, the camera maker whose customers have leaped from the edge of space, made a successful first-day jump Thursday into the world of publicly traded companies.  But even though stock in the San Mateo company soared …
Discussion: Reuters, Forbes, Wired and USA Today
Reuters:
In defense of Rebekah Brooks: a British lawyer cripples the prosecution case  —  (Reuters) - Just weeks before her trial on phone-hacking charges was due to start, Rebekah Brooks got some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defense lawyer could no longer represent her.
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Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
TV exec Lauren Zalaznick tries hand at news aggregation with LZ Sunday Paper for women in media and tech.  —  Lauren Zalaznick's career has included stints as a movie producer, marketing executive and cable network president.  Now she can add newsletter editor to her resume.
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times:
Case of James Risen, Times Reporter, Poses Dilemma for Justice Department  —  On Dec. 31, 2005, the C.I.A.'s acting general counsel, John A. Rizzo, received an urgent phone call from the White House about a chapter in James Risen's coming book, “State of War,” detailing a botched C.I.A. operation in Iran.
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
New York Times never had blogs as they were edited, the term was usurped by reporters who felt threatened by blogs  —  I know what a blog is  —  A blog is the unedited voice of a person.  —  The lack of editing is central, because it's one person who's responsible for every word.
 
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Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Knight Foundation commits $1.4 million to improving DocumentCloud
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Mohammed Ademo / Columbia Journalism Review:
Ethiopia reportedly fires 18 journalists from a state-run outlet
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