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9:40 AM ET, December 11, 2018

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Edward Felsenthal / Time:
Time Magazine awards its Person of the Year honor to Jamal Khashoggi, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, imprisoned Reuters journalists, and Capital Gazette staff  —  On the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, two young reporters sit in a prison said to be “the darkest hellhole in Burma.”
Elisa Shearer / Pew Research Center:
Pew: one in five US adults say they frequently get their news from social media, surpassing the number who get theirs from print (16%) for the first time  —  Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans: One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Eight current and former temporary workers at NPR describe work as financially uncertain and stressful; union says ~21% of NPR's 483 newsroom staffers are temps  —  Julia Botero was happy to catch on, and determined to stay on, at NPR.  After completing an internship at the public broadcasting organization …
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Washington Post's Fact Checker introduces a new category, “Bottomless Pinocchio”, reflecting a trend of politicians repeating incorrect info even when disproven  —  It was President Trump's signature campaign promise: He would build a wall along the nation's southern border, and Mexico would pay for it.
The Daily Beast:
YouTube bans Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes, says his channel was deleted for copyright infringement  —  YouTube banned Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes on Monday, marking the latest social-media blow for the man who started the far-right men's group.  McInnes had amassed more than 220,000 subscribers …
Scott Moritz / Bloomberg:10 minutes ago
Verizon has slashed the value of its AOL and Yahoo acquisition by $4.6B, says a tough ad market has led to a shortfall in revenue and profit  —  Verizon Communications Inc. slashed the value of its AOL and Yahoo acquisitions by $4.6 billion, conceding that tough competition for digital advertising …
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Inspired by the success of true-crime podcasts like Serial, Katz Networks - a division of E.W. Scripps - is reviving cable network Court TV in May 2019  —  The legal network is being relaunched by E.W. Scripps after more than a decade off the air  —  The E.W. Scripps Company is betting that crime actually does pay.
 
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journalism.columbia.edu:
Columbia Journalism School announces the winners of the 2019 duPont awards; 12 of the 16 reporting teams recognized were led by women
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
IMG's Chief Content Officer Mark Shapiro has been promoted to the newly created post of President at Endeavor, IMG's parent company
Discussion: The Wrap and Fast Company
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Report: original content accounted for 37% of Netflix's US streams, up from 24% a year ago, with the rest of viewing from licensed content
Discussion: The Wrap
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Study: Comcast's Sky acquisition and Disney's Fox deal mean they will dominate global content spend, displacing Netflix which had been poised to supplant them
Discussion: MediaPost and Fortune
 Earlier Picks: 
New Statesman:
UK magazine The New Statesman promotes George Eaton and Tom Gatti to new roles as joint deputy editors, names Stephen Bush as political editor
Literary Hub:
Q&A with Meghan O'Rourke, who has been appointed editor of The Yale Review following a year-long national search
George Civeris / Columbia Journalism Review:
At the Tow Center, academics, professors, and industry experts define the term “influencer” which can encompass staff with large followings at media outlets
Marcela Kunova / Journalism.co.uk:
Kingston University releases Discover Leveson, a free resource with audio and visual content and transcripts from the UK inquiry into press ethics and practices