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11:10 AM ET, July 19, 2013

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Kevin Poulsen / Wired:
MIT Moves to Intervene in Release of Aaron Swartz's Secret Service File  —  Lawyers representing MIT are filing a motion to intervene in my FOIA lawsuit over thousands of pages of Secret Service documents about the late activist and coder Aaron Swartz.  —  I am the plaintiff in this lawsuit.
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Check out Slate's cool tool for better Twitter headlines  —  A story's headline on a website doesn't always work on Twitter, so Slate has found a cool fix.  —  A headline that works on a website or in a print publication often isn't the best headline for getting a story shared on social media.
Janet Shoko / The Africa Report:
Zimbabwe gets a new television station ahead of elections  —  A new privately owned television station is due to be launched in Zimbabwe on Friday to break the 33 year old monopoly by the country's state broadcaster.  —  The station - 1st TV - is a brainchild of Zimbabwean exiled journalists based …
Jasper Jackson / The Media Briefing:
Future's profit slowdown highlights difficulties of digital publishing transition  —  Digital edition sales are up, digital advertising is up, but it's still not enough for Future to meet its profit targets.  The magazine publisher has revealed it expects EBITDA to be £8 million this year …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals and Guardian
Tanzina Vega / New York Times:
Instead of a Sale, Hulu Concentrates on ‘The Awesomes’  —  MOST of the news about Hulu recently has focused on whether the popular video streaming site would be sold.  Last week, the owners of Hulu — 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Company and NBCUniversal — provided a reprieve …
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Guardian chief exec Miller rejects metered paywall model and says no more redundancies planned  —  Uniquely among UK national newspaper publishers, Guardian News and Media has avoided compulsory redundancies.  —  And speaking in the wake of annual results which revealed a sharp reduction in losses …
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Big names among Independent leavers  —  Several of The Independent's best-known journalists are among those due to leave the paper following the paper's decision 10 days ago to make 27 staff redundant.  —  It appears to be a cull of the older, well-paid veterans.
Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed:
Two Stats That Explain Why Apple Is Getting Into Streaming Music  —  Nielsen SoundScan and Billboard released their annual mid-year report on the state of the music industry.  The data shows that streaming music and digital downloads are moving in opposite directions.  —  Via: binarycse.com
Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
Operation Elveden: Sun journalist and ex-soldier plead not guilty  —  Former sergeant at Sandhurst and his wife accused of selling information to the paper about Princes William and Harry  —  The Sun's royal correspondent, a former sergeant at Sandhurst and his wife have pleaded not guilty …
Joanna Zelman / The Huffington Post:
Officer Who Released Boston Bomber Photos ‘Relieved Of Duty’  —  The Massachusetts State Police officer who released photos of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has reportedly been relieved of duty, but not been fired.  —  Boston Magazine editor John Wolfson tweeted that tactical photographer …
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Vivendi Declined SoftBank's Lucrative Offer for Universal  —  Vivendi, the French media and telecommunications conglomerate, rejected an $8.5 billion cash bid from SoftBank for the Universal Music Group, even though it represented a premium of at least $2 billion more than some analysts' estimates …
Hollywood Reporter:
'Anchorman's' David Koechner Makes Instagram Movie  —  The actor created a buddy-cop comedy consisting of eight 15-second segments.  —  Actors David Koechner and Harland Williams have used Instagram's new video tool to create a buddy-cop movie consisting of eight 15-second segments.
Discussion: Variety
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online:
How Watching ‘Unbundled’ ESPN and AMC Could Cost More Than Your Whole Cable Bill  —  One last word (for now) on sports and the cable bundle  —  ESPN would cost as much as $30 a month if you yanked it out of the cable bundle and made it a standalone service, according to new analysis from Needham Insights.
 
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John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
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Carrie Johnson / NPR:
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Emily Bazelon / Slate:
Bradley Manning trial and WikiLeaks: The government's charge that he aided the enemy is wrong and dangerous.
Joe Holleman / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis Public Radio-Beacon merger moving ahead
Gustavo Arellano / Navel Gazing:
Why OC Weekly Will Continue to Use the Term “Illegal Immigrant,” and Even “Illegals”
Erik Maza / WWD:
Ad Sales Tick Up for September Issues
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Rebecca Grant / VentureBeat:
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Steve Jordon / Omaha World-Herald:
Warren Buffett's newspaper company to buy Atlantic City paper