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Guess which state just passed a landmark shield law to protect reporters? | Poynter.

Maybe it will make “Jeopardy!” soon: “This state now offers the most protection for a reporter’s electronic records. ”Is it a liberal bastion like New York, California or Connecticut? As of Thursday, it’s Montana. Indeed, a libertarian Republican state legislator was central to pushing through the first state law anywhere that mandates the media be given notice of third party subpoenas.

Publishers warily embrace Google's new fast article format - Digiday

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"1801","attributes":{"class":"media-image alignnone size-full","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","alt":""}}]]Google held a press event this morning where it announced a new project, Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, that it’s working on with Twitter and a wide array of publishers from The New York Times to BuzzFeed to the BBC to speed up page-load time.