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12:50 PM ET, June 25, 2013

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Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Barnes & Noble says it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets in-house; e-readers live on  —  Barnes & Noble said in its earnings report Tuesday that it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets in-house.  —  Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet line has been heading downhill for awhile …
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Chris Velazco / TechCrunch:
Barnes & Noble Reports $118.6M Loss On Revenue Of $1.3B In Q4, Plans To Open Nook Brand To Tablet OEMs  —  Barnes & Noble reported its fiscal fourth quarter earnings this morning, and the financials make it clear that the company is still struggling to figure out how it fits into the larger digital reading ecosystem.
Discussion: WebProNews
New York Times:
Assange, Back in News, Never Left U.S. Radar  —  In June 2011, Ogmundur Jonasson, Iceland's minister of the interior at the time, received an urgent message from the authorities in the United States.  It said that “there was an imminent attack on Icelandic government databases” by hackers …
Jim Romenesko:
Andrew Ross Sorkin apologizes for saying he'd ‘almost arrest Glenn Greenwald’  — Andrew Ross Sorkin apologizing to Glenn Greenwald on CNBC today  —  Sorkin now says “I put my foot in my mouth” when making that remark “and I'm sorry I said it.”  Here's what he told viewers this morning:
Discussion: Boing Boing
Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Tribune Co. appeals tax bills  —  Tribune Co. has begun to appeal an IRS notice that says the company owes taxes on its sales of the Chicago Cubs and Newsday, Robert Channick reports.  —  Tribune sold the properties under a Byzantine plan engineered by former owner Sam Zell.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
On Its 2-Year Anniversary, Onswipe Says It Has Delivered Tablet Content To 125M+ iOS Users  —  To celebrate the second anniversary of its launch, touch publishing startup Onswipe is releasing its first Onswipe Sage report, offering data on who's actually reading its publishers' content.
Anthony Crupi / Adweek:
Networks' Q1 spend slips 5 percent; cable on the rise  —  Diluted prime time deliveries and a calendar quirk that moved NCAA Final Four dollars into April contributed to a $317 million decline in first quarter broadcast TV ad expenditures.  —  According to a new report from Kantar Media …
Discussion: AdAge, Media Money … and AllThingsD
Sarah Darville / Nieman Journalism Lab:
When it comes to digital news trends, a Reuters Institute study says some stereotypes ring true  —  People in the U.S., France, Japan, and Brazil are all consuming more of their news digitally than ever before.  But whether they will pay for a national news story — or post that article …
Discussion: Fast Company
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Vine use on Twitter up almost 100% in last two months, says survey  —  Vine videos appear to be more popular than ever, according to a survey that looks how frequently they appear on Twitter.  According to a study by video tech firm Unruly, 6-second Vine videos are being posted to Twitter …
Discussion: Unruly Media and The Drum
Cenk Uygur / The Huffington Post:
How We Will Crush CNN  —  The Young Turks is the largest online news show in the world.  We have just crossed the Million/Billion mark.  We have over one million subscribers and one billion views on our YouTube channel.  There are only 25 non-music channels in the Million/Billion Club.
Reuters:
Edward Snowden at Russian airport; Putin signals no extradition  —  MOSCOW (AFP) - (AFP) - US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden seemingly vanished into thin air in Moscow after arriving from Hong Kong at the weekend.  Ecuador's foreign minister says Quito is weighing an asylum bid made by the fugitive.
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Media CEOs back print, quality over platform  —  Media CEOs issue support for newspapers but see digital enhancements as key differentiator.  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Top executives of several major U.S. media companies reiterated their support for print newspapers, even as they emphasized …
Discussion: Poynter
 
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
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NBC News:
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Linette Lopez / Business Insider:
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Discussion: Los Angeles Times
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BBC journalist received ‘threatening’ tweets from Turkish mayor
Discussion: GlobalPost and BBC
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Greenwald Responds To Gregory's ‘Baseless, Reckless Assumption’
Ryan Chittum / Columbia Journalism Review:
The newspaper plunge slows