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4:45 PM ET, November 3, 2016

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Sharon Churcher / RADAR:
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly claims former boss Roger Ailes sexually harassed her in new memoir to be released Nov. 15  —  The network's prize anchor drops a bombshell amid contract talks.  Is she ready to go?  —  Fox News star Megyn Kelly has unveiled explosive new charges against the network's founder …
Bloomberg:
Profile of Tronc chairman Michael Ferro, who is now tasked with saving the company after Gannett dropped its $683M bid and shares tumbled  —  In April 2012, Lupe Fiasco was on tour in Detroit when he got a phone call from a revved-up businessman named Michael Ferro.
Nick Kalman / Fox News:
Casting notice goes out for new “up-and-coming” conservative news network, the timing of which suggests Trump TV, but no specific employer is identified  —  Donald Trump denies he is interested in launching a new conservative news venture, but somebody sure is.
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Condé Nast's Wired Media Group is launching the Emerging Tech Council, a $4K/year membership program for executives who want to stay ahead of tech trends  —  In the quest for new sources of revenue, publishers have been launching subscription programs and events series.
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
The Telegraph revises paywall strategy, puts about 15% of content behind wall with access via Telegraph Premium from £2/week; perks include events, WaPo access  —  A basic digital subscription starts at £2 per week and includes other perks, like an Amazon Echo Dot for the earliest batch of annual premium subscribers.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
CBS beats estimates with Q3 net earnings of $514M, up 21% YoY, on revenue of $3.4B, up 4% YoY, led by 32% increase in retransmission revenues and fees  —  CBS Corp. said third quarter profit rose as the company saw increases in revenue from retransmssion and affiliate agreements and content licensing …
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Pew report: 59% of US adults who feel highly attached to their local communities follow local news closely, as do 52% of those who always vote  —  Know your neighbors?  You also probably know something about what's going on down at city hall.  —  Clinton vs. Trump (vs. Johnson vs. Stein vs. McMullin? …
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Sources: YouTube Red has 1.5M subscribers with 1M signed up on a trial basis, underscoring the struggle of getting users to pay for a previously free service  —  YouTube Red only has 1.5 million paying subscribers as of late summer  —  When YouTube Red launched a year ago …
Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times:
Sources: Tucker Carlson, founder of The Daily Caller, will anchor 7 pm Fox time slot recently held by Greta Van Susteren, starting November 14  —  Tucker Carlson, seen here in 2004, is getting the 7 p.m. ET time slot on Fox News.  (For the Times)  —  Conservative commentator Tucker Carlson …
Hadas Gold / Politico:
NYT deputy politics editor Paul Volpe will join Politico next month as executive editor; current executive editor Peter Canellos will become editor-at-large  —  Big news on the homefront — Peter Canellos is taking on an investigate role and Paul Volpe is joining POLITICO from the New York Times.
George Slefo / Ad Age:
IAB: search advertising on desktop saw its first-ever decline, falling 12% to $8.9B in first half of 2016, but mobile search advertising grew 105% to $7.4B  —  Digital advertising revenue surged to a new high of $32.7 billion for the first half of 2016, up 19% from last year's record $27.5 billion …
 
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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Department of Justice sues DirecTV and its owner, AT&T, claiming collusion with competitors during carriage talks for Los Angeles Dodgers games
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Growth at Google and Facebook makes up all of the digital ad growth in 2016, some analysts say, as other companies facing shrinking shares
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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook's mobile ad business brought in $5.7B in Q3 2016, representing 84% of all the company's ad revenue
Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab:
Despite digital now accounting for 36% of NYT's overall revenue, Q3 earnings show print losses may be declining too rapidly to offset the slide