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What’s the matter with Kim Jong Un?

On April 15, Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator, missed an important birthday celebration: that of his late grandfather, Kim Il Sung, North Korea’s founding ruler. The younger Kim’s absence sparked speculation about his health. Early last week, Daily NK, a website based in South Korea,... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-28 12:08:17 UTC ]
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US Justice Department Gives Hachette ‘A Warning’ About Its Anonymous Author

The Justice Department has written to Hachette about 'A Warning,' asserting that its anonymous author may be in violation of nondisclosure agreements. The post US Justice Department Gives Hachette ‘A Warning’ About Its Anonymous Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-04 19:33:48 UTC ]
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DOJ Files Suit to Seize Proceeds from Snowden Memoir

The U.S. Justice Department this week filed suit against former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden and his publisher, Macmillan, looking to seize Snowden's proceeds from his new memoir, arguing that the manuscript violates nondisclosure agreements Snowden signed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Corp. Makes Digital-Side Promotions | People on the Move

Meredith Corp. announced several promotions within its Digital Content Group this week:  [caption id="attachment_170397" align="alignright" width="150"] Jessica Plautz[/caption] Jessica Plautz was promoted to the director of content operations, succeeding Ron Kelly, who departed the company in... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-29 18:50:41 UTC ]
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AT&T considers selling regional sports networks to slash debt

AT&T Inc. is weighing a sale of its regional sports networks as part of a plan to cut as much as $8 billion in debt by the end of the year, according to people familiar with the matter. The four regional networks, which includes rights to teams such as the hockey’s Pittsburgh Penguins,... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-02 19:54:11 UTC ]
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2 Big Book and Magazine Printers Face Suit to Block Their Merger

The U.S. Justice Department is suing to stop the proposed $1.4 billion deal between Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications on antitrust grounds. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-24 16:52:47 UTC ]
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Google could be targeted in the first antitrust probe of Big Tech under Trump

The investigation into the company’s search and “other businesses” may signal the end of Washington’s recent hands-off approach to regulating tech giants. The Justice Department’s antitrust division is laying the groundwork for an investigation of Google, according to reports in The Wall Street... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-01 01:34:36 UTC ]
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On newspapers and ebooks, the Justice Department's antitrust theory is obsolete

Almost every antitrust case turns on the definition of the market at issue, whether by product or geographically: Is a monopoly threatened in the market for all passenger vehicles or only two-seater sports cars? Are we talking about detergent sales nationwide or only in Wyoming? The Department of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Apple boosted ebook prices and accidentally tanked sales

Apple suffered a final defeat in its legal fight with the US Justice Department over ebooks this week, when the Supreme Court refused to hear the company's appeal. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's no longer court monitored in ebook antitrust case

Apple’s ebook division will no longer be overseen by a court-appointed monitor after the US Justice Department ruled that the company had made improvements to its antitrust compliance program. Despite the positive outcome for Apple, the Justice Department was critical of the company’s... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US: authors ask DOJ to investigate Amazon

Author protest group Authors United is asking authors to sign a letter to the US Justice Department, asking it "to examine Amazon's control of the book market." The letter has been drafted with the help of the Authors Guild. Meanwhile both the American Booksellers Association and the Association... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple loses appeal on ebook antitrust suit

A federal appeals court Tuesday let stand a 2013 lower court ruling that concluded Apple conspired with several top book publishers to raise ebook prices. The Justice Department had accused Apple of unfairly taking control of a nascent market that had been dominated by Amazon.com. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Preston: 'Authors United will fight on'

Campaign group Authors United will continue its “efforts to persuade” the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department in the US to look into Amazon’s market practices, saying there are "still many open questions about Amazon's market power". The group was set up by American author Douglas... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech Firms Rally, Expecting Justice Department to Oppose Transparency Requests

Apple, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Mozilla, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitter, Yahoo and other tech companies today sent a letter to the heads of the U.S. Senate and House Judiciary Committees in support of proposed legislation that would allow them to publish statistics about secret national security... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple ebooks judge to limit antitrust remedies

The federal judge who last month found Apple Inc. liable for fixing ebook prices said she plans to limit the remedies sought by the U.S. to ensure they "rest as lightly as possible" on the way the company does business.U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan Tuesday said she intends to... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ offers to cut injunction time in Apple ebook case, stays firm on key points

The US Justice Department was insistent that its proposed injunction against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing was the proper remedy earlier this month, but it's now willing to budge on that somewhat. As Reuters reports, the DOJ has offered to cut the length of the injunction from ten to five... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge denies Apple's request to suspend ebook antitrust ruling

Apple, in its ongoing battle over an ebook price fixing scandal, has been dealt yet another setback. Last month, Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had violated antitrust laws in conspiring with publishers to raise ebook prices. Cupertino asked for a temporary suspension of her ruling while it... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Object to E-Book Plan for Apple

Five major U.S. publishers objected to the Justice Department's proposal to limit Apple's influence in the electronic books market, saying it would effectively alter their existing settlements with the U.S. government. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers object to U.S. punishment for Apple

Publishers who have settled an electronic book pricing dispute with the federal government say they object to penalties the government wants to impose on Apple Inc.A judge ruled in an antitrust case last month that Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple had joined a conspiracy to drive up the price of... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feds, states want Apple to revamp ebook practices

The Justice Department and 33 state attorneys general want to force Apple to sign contracts with publishers that don't prevent Apple or other ebook stores from competing on price.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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