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1:40 PM ET, July 26, 2013


 Top News: 
Brian Fung / Wonkblog:
Why Bradley Manning's court-martial matters for civilians  —  Can a government employee be convicted of espionage for leaking classified information to the media?  The Obama administration has charged at least seven individuals with violations of the Espionage Act, but so far none of those cases have been ruled on by a judge or jury.
Discussion: Kirk LaPointe's … and Guardian
Associated Press:
Bradley Manning's defense attorney says soldier is a whistleblower who wanted to inform public
Discussion: Reuters and Los Angeles Times
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing:
Bradley Manning trial judge increased press security “because of repeat violations of the rules of court”
Gloria Goodale / Christian Science Monitor:   How Bradley Manning's ‘aiding the enemy’ charge could jolt journalism
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Pearson puts FT Group's Mergermarket up for sale  —  • Company is exploring possibility of selling off financial intelligence business  —  • Chief executive John Fallon insists Financial Times remains valued part of business and is not for sale  —  • FT Group reports flat revenues of £217m in first half of year
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Ebooks now make up 33 percent of Penguin's US revenue  —  Ebooks accounted for 33 percent of Penguin's U.S. revenue in the first half of 2013, parent company Pearson reported Friday, up from 31 percent this time last year.  Worldwide, ebooks made up 21 percent of Penguin's revenue, up from 19 percent last year.
Simon Zekaria / Wall Street Journal:
Pearson Posts Loss as Restructuring Continues
Discussion: Pearson
Andy / TorrentFreak:
UK Porn Filter Will Censor Other Content Too, ISPs Reveal  —  On Monday David Cameron told his citizens that by the end of the year broadband subscribers will be required to go through a compulsory system which will decide what they can and cannot see on the Internet.
Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Says Snowden Wouldn't Face Death Penalty  —  Holder Also Rules Out Torture in Bid to Reassure Russia  —  WASHINGTON—U.S. authorities say National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wouldn't face the death penalty—and also promise he wouldn't be tortured—in a new letter hoping …
Miguel Helft / Fortune:
Laurene Powell Jobs backs ambitious media site  —  Ozy Media will create content for the so-called change generation.  —  FORTUNE — Laurene Powell Jobs, the intensely private widow of Steve Jobs, has teamed up with other Silicon Valley luminaries to back an ambitious new journalism site dubbed Ozy Media.
Erik Wemple:
Sponsored content confusion: PolitiFact R.I. raps BuzzFeed for toothpaste thing  —  It's a challenge of which fact-checking trainees dream.  On July 14, BuzzFeed published a list — 11 Awesome Facts You Never Knew About Rhode Island — that included one hilarious assertion: “In Providence …
Caroline O'Donovan / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Journalists and their funders: Whose job is it to measure impact, and how should it be done?  —  Chuck Lewis didn't mean to become the Yoda of nonprofit journalism — it just sort of happened that way.  He was a reporter for decades before founding his first nonprofit, the Center for Public Integrity …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
‘Post’ editor Col Allan being sent to Australia to guide News Corp. papers there  —  New York Post editor-in-chief Col Allan is leaving the paper—temporarily at least.  —  The tabloid's top man is being shipped off to his native Australia to provide “extra editorial leadership” …
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Washington Post nabs Hotline's Reid Wilson to oversee new GovBeat project  —  The Washington Post has hired Reid Wilson, editor-in-chief of National Journal's ‘Hotline’ tipsheet, to oversee a new project covering state and local government news, executive editor Marty Baron announced today.
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab
Sarah Marshall /
New approaches to online video at the Wall Street Journal  —  Lessons in first-person interactive video from the WSJ  —  Copyright: Image by openDemocracy on Flickr.  Some rights reserved  —  The Wall Street Journal earlier this month published a four-minute interactive video to explain changes …
Discussion: eMedia Vitals
Elias Biryabarema / Reuters:
Uganda to deport U.S. journalist for illegal presence  —  * Was arrested while filming opposition protest  —  Uganda said on Friday it would deport a U.S. freelance journalist arrested while filming opposition activists clashing with police in Kampala, accusing him of working in Uganda illegally.
Rob Evans / Guardian:
Prince Charles's letters: judges allow appeal against block on publication  —  High court judges give the Guardian right to challenge cabinet move to keep secret so-called ‘black spider memos’  —  Three high court judges have given permission for an appeal to be mounted against a decision …
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion ‘due to overwhelming demand’  —  Citing overwhelming demand, Google on Thursday said it has ended a Netflix promotion tied to its new Chromecast TV dongle.  —  The promotion gave users, new and existing, three free months of Netflix's video streaming service …
Dan Nosowitz / Popular Science:
The One True Streaming TV Device
Discussion: Wired, Mediashift and VentureBeat
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