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5:40 PM ET, August 26, 2013

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David Carr / New York Times:
War on Leaks Is Pitting Journalist vs. Journalist  —  A disgruntled loner with access to military secrets comes across documents that pull back the veil on government actions in a lost war and decides for a variety of reasons, some noble and some personal, to share them with the world.
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Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
ProPublica Joins NSA Chase  —  The non-profit investigative reporting group ProPublica is among the media organizations with access to some NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden, another suggestion that the reportorial investigation into the National Security Agency's programs and practices is broader than previously known.
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
NSA leaks: David Cameron's response is intimidation, says world press body  —  World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers tells the UK government its actions could threaten press freedom  —  David Cameron has been told that the government's attempt to destroy sensitive leaked documents …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Defends Hard Drive Destruction, But Not Miranda Detention
John Sides / The Monkey Cage:
The Monkey Cage Is Moving to the Washington Post  —  We are very pleased to announce that The Monkey Cage is going to become part of the Washington Post.  After 5+ years of writing and growing as an independent blog, we think that the Post offers a tremendous opportunity both to increase …
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Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Monkey Cage joins The Washington Post in a Wonkbloggy, 538ish deal  —  I like this deal.  John Sides: … The Monkey Cage is a group blog of political scientists; I think of it as being similar in style to the economist bloggers whose profile have risen over the past five years or so …
Discussion: @niemanlab
Robert Lipsyte / ESPN:
Was ESPN sloppy, naive or compromised?  —  So what's more damaging to a corporate image: to be considered sloppy, naïve or compromised?  Or all three?  You get to pick in the wake of ESPN's announcement Thursday that it was removing its brand from an upcoming two-part documentary by PBS's …
Evan McMurry / Mediaite:
Howard Kurtz Announces New Fox Sunday Show, Media Buzz  —  On Monday afternoon, former Reliable Sources host Howard Kurtz announced his new Fox News show, Media Buzz, which will debut on September 8th at 11 a.m.  —  “The one-hour show will focus on the state of the news media in addition …
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
Following NewsBeast Mess, What's Tina Brown's Next Act?  —  Now that IAC/Interactive has sold off Newsweek, can Tina Brown's act be nearing its end?  —  The experiment to combine Newsweek and Daily Beast was an acknowledged failure.  Brown was the founding editor of the Beast …
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Apple: Feds aim to “give Amazon a significant competitive advantage” in ebooks case  —  In court filings posted Monday morning, Apple attorney Orin Snyder responded to the Department of Justice's revised proposed punishment for the tech company in the ebooks case.
Discussion: Publishers Lunch and TUAW
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits:
Open Secret About Google's Surveillance Case No Longer Secret  —  The Justice Department recently won a court battle to keep an Internet company from talking about federal demands for user data, arguing that even disclosing the company's name would damage national security.'
Discussion: CNET, Techdirt, Daily Dot, The Verge and ZDNet
Neetzan Zimmerman / Gawker:
Kevin Spacey Delivers the Definitive Wake Up Call to Anti-Tech TV Execs  —  Leave it to Kevin Spacey, the first actor in the Edinburgh International Television Festival's 37 year history to deliver the keynote James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture, to outline everything that's wrong with the mindset of today's TV execs.
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Penske mogul's brawl with Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke bubbles over in LA confidential-like tale  —  IndyCar enthusiast and media mogul Jay Penkse is facing a hairpin turn this week.  —  The 34-year-old entrepreneur is set to meet with the board of his Penske Media Group in the next several days …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
 
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