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8:00 PM ET, June 25, 2013

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David Dishneau / Associated Press:
Courtroom Closures Likely In WikiLeaks Trial  —  FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for Army leaker Pfc. Bradley Manning raised no objection Tuesday to a government proposal to temporarily close his court-martial to the public and press, possibly as early as this week, to protect classified evidence.
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Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing:
NYT uses work of journalist covering Manning hearings, refuses to call her a journalist  —  [Update: The New York Times issues a correction.]  —  Alexa O'Brien, the independent journalist who has been doggedly covering the Bradley Manning case and has been in court every day at Ft. Meade …
Erik Wemple:
What would it take to nail Glenn Greenwald under the Espionage Act?  —  Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) kicked things off on June 12, when he said the following in regard to Glenn Greenwald of the Guardian: “When you have someone who has disclosed secrets like this and threatens to release more …
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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: Techdirt
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
ASNE census finds 2,600 newsroom jobs were lost in 2012  —  The American Society of News Editors released its annual newsroom census today and found an unexpected acceleration of job losses.  Roughly 2,600 full-time professional editorial jobs at newspapers disappeared in 2012 …
Discussion: Pew Research Center
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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Minority employment in newsrooms held steady in 2012  —  Minority employees make up 12.37 percent of all newsroom employees in this year's American Society of News Editors newsroom census, up ever so slightly from last year's 12.32 percent.  ASNE counted 4,700 minorities overall, compared with 5,000 last year.
Jim Romenesko:
AJR editor Rem Rieder is named USA Today media editor  —  Longtime American Journalism Review editor Rem Rieder joins USA Today on July 15 as full time media editor.  “[He] brings us a combination of traditional media sensibilities and new media entrepreneurship that will help us develop …
Discussion: Poynter
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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Dylan Byers / Politico:
WSJ, Dow Jones to ‘restructure’  —  Three days ahead of News Corp's split into publishing and entertainment divisions, the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires are set to undergo “a limited restructuring” effort that will result in the creation of new positions and the elimination …
Discussion: Bloomberg and @kenli729
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 and Kirk LaPointe's …
Alex Weprin / TVNewser:
CNN Shutting Down CNN Radio Unit  —  CNN is shutting down its CNN Radio unit.  Today will be the last day of broadcasts for the department, which focused primarily on long-form audio news stories.  —  Staff for the unit were told about the change today, and their last day will be Friday.
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.
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Sprint Shareholders Approve Softbank Bid As Ergen's Options Dwindle  —  Charlie Ergen's attempt to take over Sprint was already dead last week, and now the dirt is on the coffin: Sprint shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to accept a $21.6 billion offer from Softbank, sealing the victory of Ergen's rival …
Greg Sandoval / The Verge:
Pandora and musicians to discuss royalty settlement as war of words heats up  —  Talks are preliminary, but sources say formal negotiations are expected soon  —  Pandora, the web's top radio service, has held preliminary discussions with groups representing music artists as well as indie …
Sara Morrison / The Wrap:
Huffington Post Expands to Africa  —  The Huffington Post has launched another international vertical — Al Huffington Post Maghreb, covering Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.  —  Arianna Huffington to Launch Huffington Post U.K.  —  Arianna Huffington at TheGrill: Growth Not Waylaid by AOL Troubles (Video)
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:
Mashable Taps New York Times VP as Its First Chief Revenue Officer  —  Times Veteran Seth Rogin Will Seek to Bolster Branded Content and Events  —  Mashable, the news site about all things digital and social, has named New York Times veteran Seth Rogin to oversee ad sales …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
 
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Sarah Darville / Nieman Journalism Lab:
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