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6:40 PM ET, February 9, 2016

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J.K. Trotter / Gawker:
Emails between Clinton aide Philippe Reines and ex-The Atlantic contributing editor show conditions including use of word “muscular” traded for speech access  —  This Is How Hillary Clinton Gets the Coverage She Wants  —  Hillary Clinton's supporters often argue …
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Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal:
Viacom extends partnership with Snapchat, signs multi-year deal to sell advertising on Snapchat's behalf  —  Viacom To Sell Snapchat Ads In Multiyear Deal  —  Media giant to sell ads throughout video messaging app  —  Investors have been fretting about Viacom Inc. 's cable TV fortunes …
Emily Steel / New York Times:
Viacom Q1 revenue dropped 6% to nearly $3.2B, 10% drop in profits overall  —  Viacom Reports Weak Earnings, and New Leader Mounts Combative Defense  —  Viacom reported on Tuesday that its profit plunged 10 percent and revenue fell 6 percent during the latest quarter.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Twitter introduces First View, new video ads placed at the top of users' timelines  —  Timing Is Everything: Twitter Unveils First View Ads, Videos At The Top Of Your Timeline  —  Twitter has been in the spotlight for the past several days over allegedly imminent (longstanding) plans to change the order of Tweets in your timeline.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter Forms A “Trust & Safety Council” To Balance Abuse Vs Free Speech  —  Twitter's latest step in the tricky balancing act of championing free speech without also handing a free pass to orchestrated harassment via its platform is the announcement today that it's formed a “Trust & Safety Council” …
Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal:
Washington Post builds Bandito detection tool that monitors alternate versions of stories set by editors, then automatically serves the most popular  —  Washington Post's ‘Bandito’ Tool Optimizes Content For Clicks  —  System promotes version of a story with most popular headline, images
Tony Maglio / The Wrap:
Telemundo to Build New $250 Million Miami Headquarters  —  Telemundo is moving to a new headquarters within Florida's Miami-Dade County — and in a very big way.  —  The new 450,000 sq. ft. facility will exist on approximately 21 acres at NW 25th Street and the Florida Turnpike.
Discussion: TVNewser and Variety
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Politwoops returns to US to archive politicians' deleted tweets after Twitter blocked its API access last August  —  Politwoops returns to the US to archive politicians' deleted tweets  —  After relaunching internationally last month, Politwoops is back in the US to track and post deleted tweets from politicians.
Curt Woodward / BostonGlobe.com:
SEC filing shows Fox marked down value of its $160M investment in DraftKings by about 60%  —  Fox cuts value of DraftKings stake by 60 percent  —  Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. said it marked down the value of its $160 million investment in DraftKings Inc. by about 60 percent …
Discussion: TechCrunch and Motherboard
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
‘Snoopers’ charter' draft bill must go further to protect journalistic material - parliamentary committee  —  Laws to protect journalistic material are not “applied consistently” in the draft Investigatory Powers Bill and should be improved on, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded.
 
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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Relativity Media to exit bankruptcy soon after judge approves reorganization plan
The Boston Globe:
Boston Courant, a twenty-year-old weekly newspaper, to shut down after losing wrongful termination lawsuit
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Trinity Mirror reveals editor-in-chiefs for 11 regions following Local World takeover
Discussion: Prolific North and Street Fight
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