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4:00 PM ET, January 20, 2015

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Facebook:
Facebook to reduce distribution of misleading news articles and hoaxes in News Feed  —  News Feed FYI: Showing Fewer Hoaxes  —  The goal of News Feed is to catch up with your friends and find the things that matter to you.  We're always looking to people on Facebook to tell us how we can improve this experience.
CNNMoney.com:
Paris mayor: We intend to sue Fox News  —  Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told CNN Tuesday she intends to sue Fox News in the wake of the channel's coverage of supposed “no go” zones for non-Muslims.  —  She said the channel “insulted” her city.  —  “When we're insulted, and when we've had an image …
Richard Horgan / FishbowlNY:
The Verge accidentally posts 30-second spot it will run during Super Bowl XLIX  —  A False Start for The Verge's Super Bowl Ad  —  For the briefest of moments today, a few lucky folks caught a premature glimpse of something major: The Verge's 30-second Super Bowl XLIX ad.
David Lieberman / Deadline:
Surprise CEO Change At Redbox Parent Sends Shares Tumbling  —  Shares of kiosk giant Outerwall are down more than 11.6% in pre-market trading after the company disclosed without explanation that J. Scott Di Valerio has resigned.  Board member Nora Denzel will serve as interim CEO while the board searches for a long term replacement.
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Hollywood Reporter:
CEO of Redbox Parent Company Outerwall Steps Down
Todd Spangler / Variety:
NBCU Will Use Super Bowl XLIX Free Live-Stream to Promote Pay-TV Online Services  —  Peacock's 11-hour block of Internet-streaming video to include pregame and live game coverage, and new episode of ‘The Blacklist’  —  Can the Super Bowl spur digital fans to get super-excited about paying for cable TV?
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:
Techmeme's Gabe Rivera on tech media: ‘A lot of intellectual dishonesty’  —  Gabe Rivera has a love-hate relationship with the tech media world.  Known both for helming curation site Techmeme and for his often sarcastic Twitter personality, Rivera is knee-deep in the cut-throat Silicon Valley …
Sharon Waxman / The Wrap:
Source: Vice's plans for an A&E TV channel hit a snag over Disney and Hearst requirement of a foreign-reporting clause  —  Vice, Disney at Impasse in TV Channel Talks Over ‘Sony Hack’ Clause (Exclusive)  —  A deal between Disney and upstart media giant Vice to create a Vice-branded television channel …
Discussion: @pkafka and @brianstelter
John McDuling / Quartz:
Google is now a more trusted source of news than the websites it aggregates  —  Here is some sobering news for anyone in the journalism industry:  —  Online search engines have overtaken traditional media as the most trusted source for general news and information, according to a global survey …
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Overstock.com to launch video on demand and video streaming services in mid 2015  —  Online Retailer Overstock.com to Launch OTT Service This Year  —  MIAMI — Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com will launch an over the top content service by mid-year that aims to take advantage of the discount retailer's Internet and mobile traffic.
Eric Blattberg / Digiday:
Facebook is competing with TV for ad spend by attacking its declining viewing figures  —  How Facebook is trying to siphon off TV ad spend  —  Facebook has been working hard to convince marketers to shift part of their TV ad budget to the social network.  —  As part of that effort …
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Rusbridger: Journalism in the UK will be changed forever if Government approves draft RIPA code  —  Journalism will be changed forever in the UK if a draft code on state use of surveillance is adopted, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has warned.  —  Today is the final day of a six-week consultation …
 
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Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
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Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Japanese journalist threatened with death on Isis video
Discussion: Associated Press
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Journalists, lawyers, social workers form Professionals for Information Privacy Coalition to oppose UK police spying
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Ed Vulliamy / Observer:
A week inside Charlie Hebdo: how the ‘survival issue’ was made
Discussion: @venkatananth
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:
New York Times' The Upshot gathers steam, but the paper has done little to capitalize with ads
Lindsay Murdoch / Sydney Morning Herald:
Veteran journalist Andrew Drummond to leave Thailand amid safety fears
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Eric Talmadge is the only Western reporter regularly in North Korea. Here's what it's like.
Discussion: @elanazak
Saeed Kamali Dehghan / Guardian:
Iranian newspaper shut down for showing solidarity with Charlie Hebdo