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Partner of NSA leaks journalist held for 9 hours

The partner of the Guardian journalist who worked with Edward Snowden to expose US surveillance tactics was detained for almost nine hours

August 6, 2013 filed handout picture released by the Brazilian Senate showing Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who was among the first to release details of Washington's vast electronic surveillance program, testifying before the Brazilian Senate's foreign relations committee, in Brasilia, Brazil. AFP photo

August 6, 2013 filed handout picture released by the Brazilian Senate showing Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who was among the first to release details of Washington’s vast electronic surveillance program, testifying before the Brazilian Senate’s foreign relations committee, in Brasilia, Brazil. AFP photo

Newspapers: Return of the press baron

Jeff Bezos?s acquisition of The Washington Post has ignited hopes that the struggling industry will be saved by wealthy owners with a commitment to fine journalism

The “Actually We Don’t Work for Jeff Bezos” Edition

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SF Chronicle’s paywall comes down after only four months

After less than four months, the San Francisco Chronicle has torn down its paywall, saying little about what led to the decision. I presume that the signup numbers were very very low, and that the drop in ad-views was sufficiently alarming that it made management reconsider.

 

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