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7:05 AM ET, August 1, 2012

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Twitter Blog:
Our approach to Trust & Safety and private information  —  We want to take a moment to explain some of our general Trust and Safety policies and procedures, and address the specific case at hand that has unfolded over the past 48-hours (we normally don't address matters pertaining …
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Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Twitter restores reporter's account, tweet with NBC email remains  —  Two days after his account was suspended, the U.K. reporter who touched off a media kerfuffle about corporate control of speech is back on Twitter.  The Independent's Guy Adams, who made his name bashing NBC's Olympic coverage …
Amy Willis / The Daily Telegraph:
London Olympics 2012: Twitter 'alerted NBC to British journalist's critical tweets'
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
NBC Is The Real Loser In Guy Adams v. Twitter
Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
Guy Adams suspension, now lifted, punctuates Twitter censorship evolution
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
The Daily Lays Off a Third of Its Staff  —  The Daily, News Corp.'s attempt to create a digital newspaper for the iPad age, is laying off nearly a third of its staff.  —  The publisher plans to tell its workers today that it will fire 50 of its 170 employees, according to people familiar with The Daily's plans.
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Jesse Angelo / The Daily:
A Note to Our Readers and Friends  —  A note to our Daily readers and friends:  —  The Daily was born of change.  A changing technological landscape - the beginning of the tablet and smartphone revolution - made us want to rethink how we create media.  And we believe that a healthy product …
Discussion: PC Magazine
Rebecca Shapiro / The Huffington Post:   The Daily Lays Off 50 Staffers, Announces Content And Design Changes
Charles McGrath / New York Times:
Prolific, Elegant, Acerbic Writer  —  Gore Vidal, the elegant, acerbic all-around man of letters who presided with a certain relish over what he declared to be the end of American civilization, died on Tuesday at his home in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, where he moved in 2003, after years of living in Ravello, Italy.
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Elaine Woo / Los Angeles Times:
Writer Gore Vidal, 86, has died  —  Gore Vidal, the iconoclastic writer, savvy analyst and imperious gadfly on the national conscience, has died.  He was 86.  Vidal died Tuesday at his home in the Hollywood Hills of complications of pneumonia, said nephew Burr Steers.
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
NBC Olympic live streams aren't live, Phelps flub indicates  —  NBC's Live Extra app doesn't exactly stream live.  The app's streams experience a delay.  (NBC / July 31, 2012)  —  A blunder during one of Michael Phelps' races Tuesday has confirmed that NBC's live stream of Olympic events is not actually live.
Discussion: CNET and Gizmodo
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John Ourand / SportsBusiness Daily:
Chairman Mark Lazarus defends NBC Sports' decision for tape delay  —  NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus defended his network's decision to show some marquee Olympic sports, like swimming and gymnastics, on tape delay in NBC's prime-time window.  Addressing the topic for the first time since …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule, Features Tight Facebook And Twitter Integration  —  After just six weeks of hard work, Digg's new owners at Betaworks just flipped the switch and re-launched the site.  The new Digg was originally scheduled to launch tomorrow, but despite the tight deadline …
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Erin Griffith / PandoDaily:
The Great Digg Experiment Begins Tomorrow — Will It Work?
Discussion: PC Magazine, TPM IdeaLab and parislemon
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
NBC Takes Steps to Avoid More Spoiler Promotions  —  The spoiler “Today” show promo that told viewers that Missy Franklin had won the 100-meter backstroke during Monday night's Olympic broadcast was not screened before it was shown, an NBC executive said on Tuesday.
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Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
News Outlets: Only You Can Prevent Spoilers
Discussion: @tcarmody and @tcarmody
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
paidContent 50: The world's most successful digital media companies  —  Digital media is exploding.  Half of us now read news on tablets, virtually all music tracks are bought electronically, and nearly a tenth of Americans are ditching cable for internet TV.
Steve Myers / Poynter:
NAA list shows newspaper paywalls typically allow 11 free articles  —  Research conducted by the Newspaper Association of America shows that some news organizations, like Gannett, vary their paywall thresholds at different papers, while others, like Digital First, stick with the same number across them all.
Discussion: Ebyline Blog
Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
Defense of Ridiculed Vogue Profile of Assad Leads to More Ridicule  —  “Syria.  The name itself sounded sinister, like syringe or hiss.”  —  That's what the author Joan Juliet Buck wrote in the Aug. 6 edition of Newsweek in an article describing why she felt uneasy profiling Syria's first lady, Asma al-Assad, in Vogue last year.
Discussion: Guardian
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
Amazon Revamps Its Cloud Music Player to Compete With iTunes  —  It has taken more than a year, but Amazon is finally ready to compete with iTunes in the cloud.  —  On Tuesday, Amazon introduced a new version of its Cloud Player music service, which first arrived last year in a limited form …
Discussion: TechCrunch, PC Magazine, GigaOM and CNET
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Booksellers, Barnes & Noble to weigh in on Apple ebooks case  —  The American Booksellers Association and Barnes & Noble say the Department of Justice's proposed settlement with three book publishers is so inaccurate and harmful to booksellers that they are seeking permission to intervene in the case.
Discussion: TeleRead
Simon Dumenco / AdAge:
The Truth About #NBCFail  —  For Starters, NBC Is Not, Last Time I Checked, a Charity  —  A few thoughts about NBC's Olympics strategy — and the operatic freak-outs about NBC's Olympics strategy:  —  It's been perverse fun watching ad-supported, for-profit media outlets freak the hell …
Discussion: TechCrunch and VentureBeat
 
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Paige Albiniak / Broadcasting & Cable:
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Guardian:
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Fruzsina Eördögh / ReadWriteWeb:
Hactivists Spoof the New York Times, Mainstream Media Miss the Point
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Steve Myers / Poynter:
WNYC: No reason to believe that Jonah Lehrer's work for ‘Radiolab’ is compromised
Discussion: MOTHERBOARD, Salon and BuzzFeed
Adam Martin / The Atlantic Wire:
Woodward, Bernstein and Redford Grind Washington Post Newsroom to a Halt
Discussion: Capital New York
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
CQ Roll Call Bloodbath of Layoffs Hits
Discussion: mediabistro.com and MediaPost
Jim Romenesko:
Media General gives pink slips to 75 employees
Discussion: FishbowlNY and Poynter
Patrick B. Pexton / Washington Post:
Insecure reporters need to stiffen their backbone