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Social platforms like YouTube have become a rich source of "citizen journalism" about breaking news events, but media outlets don't always provide credit. The great game between broadcasters and upstart services that stream TV took another turn this week as Fox and others filed a new copyright lawsuit in Washington, DC. News Corp will officially split into two companies on June 28th. The corporation announced new details about the split, including provisions to prevent hostile takeovers. Amazon has maneuvered to avoid collecting state sales taxes, but that's only part of the story: This week's Fortune cover article reveals that even when things don't go the retailer's way, it's been able to turn them to its advantage. Dora, Diego, Spongebob, Blue's Clues and a number of other kids TV shows were taken offline by Netflix this week as the company's deal with Viacom is expiring. Apple and the federal government met on Thursday for a final hearing before their trial, which is set to begin on June 3, and features several high profile witnesses. Journalism has been evolving away from just a repetition of facts or events and towards context and analysis, research shows -- but this evolution has also created tension for media companies because it conflicts with the principle of objectivity. Twitter is rapidly expanding its "multi-screen" ad offerings through a range of new partnerships with sports, news and other media companies. Apple and the federal government are about to go to trial over an alleged conspiracy to fix ebook prices -- but recent court filings show that Amazon will play a large role in determining the outcome. When Open Road Media launched in 2009, the idea of an all-digital publisher was still fairly new. Nearly four years later, it's encountering more competition as publishers of all sizes hone their digital strategies. Amazon is making its Kindle Fire HD tablets broadly available internationally, with preorders shipping in June. The New York Times' legal response to a startup whose software allows publishers to replicate the look of the NYT's Snow Fall feature goes so far above and beyond a simple cease-and-desist it becomes ridiculous. Twitter has finally joined other leading tech companies in offering two factor authentication. The move comes after high profile hacking incidents at the AP and other news outlets. Netflix continues its competition with HBO by going into the stand-up comedy space. Altogether, the company may launch up to 16 original shows next year. Comment trolls are often used as an example of why blog comments are a waste of time, but a recent series by the Climate Desk showed how they can quickly be turned into human beings. Personalized social reader Zite is updating its iOS app with more Google Reader-inspired features, and also added seven new publishers to its publisher program. Soo Meta redefines video storytelling by turning Storify-like content curation into great-looking video slideshows. Twitter's latest ad product provides a call to action right inside a tweet -- showing the company is finally creating marketing tools closer to the "bottom of the funnel. Penguin has agreed to pay $75 million to settle the ebook pricing lawsuit with consumers and states. Meanwhile, Apple and the Department of Justice are set to go to trial on June 3. Amazon Publishing is launching Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like Gossip Girl.