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9:05 AM ET, December 6, 2016


 Top News: 
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Analysis of news links in Trump tweets shows that Breitbart dominated, while traditional outlets like The Washington Post joined far-right sites as top sources  —  BuzzFeed News analyzed all the links Donald Trump tweeted since he launched his presidential campaign to determine where the president-elect gets his news.
To curb terrorist content, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube will create shared database identifying terrorist images/videos removed from their services  —  Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are coming together to help curb the spread of terrorist content online.
Tim Mak / The Daily Beast:
The shooter who attacked a pizzeria after fake news controversy likes Infowars and host Alex Jones on Facebook; InfoWars published many stories about Pizzagate  —  The real-life consequences of a made-up conspiracy theory swirling around a popular D.C. pizzeria became all too real when a gunman walked into the venue Sunday afternoon.
Tom Kludt / CNNMoney:
At least four other businesses say they've received threats in connection with Pizzagate, a conspiracy theory promoted by a Trump ally and sites like Infowars  —  The Washington, D.C., pizzeria into which a man armed with an assault rifle strode on Sunday, allegedly to investigate for himself …
Discussion: and Mashable
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Media watchdog Media Matters promotes Angelo Carusone to president, announces it is shifting towards monitoring fake news, Breitbart, the alt-right, others  —  Liberal media-watchdog organization Media Matters is naming a new president and taking its coverage in a new direction …
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Village Voice names former Harper's Bazaar executive editor Stephen Mooallem Editor-in-Chief, will focus on editorial relaunch, print, and web redesign  —  The Village Voice, a once-iconic New York newspaper whose tumult in the last several years has overshadowed its journalism …
Sensor Tower Blog:
Netflix becomes top grossing iOS app in the US for the first time, as weekly net revenue grows to nearly $2.9M  —  Just over a year after Netflix began allowing iOS users to subscribe to its service via in-app purchases, the Netflix app has summited the Top Grossing Apps chart for iPhone on the U.S. App Store.
Oliver Darcy / Business Insider:
NYT public editor Liz Spayd told Tucker Carlson some tweets from NYT political reporters were “outrageous” and should be met with “kind of a consequence”  —  New York Times public editor Liz Spayd said Friday night that she believed certain tweets authored …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Kristin Roberts, who resigned as Politico national editor last week, hired for newly created role as executive editor of McClatchy Washington  —  Kristin Roberts, the Politico national editor whose resignation was announced last week, will be staying in the business.
Discussion: @erikwemple, @erikwemple and FishbowlDC
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Nonprofit news source Voice of San Diego is helping a pilot group of five paying media outlets build their membership programs through News Revenue Hub  —  The centralized News Revenue Hub is helping a pilot group of five news organizations — Honolulu Civil Beat, InsideClimate News, The Lens …
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Ken Doctor / Politico:
The New York Times may have added as many as 170K subscribers since the election, sometimes at a rate of more than 10K a day, up from 600 pre-election
Justin Baragona / Mediaite:
Ex-Breitbart reporter Patrick Howley claimed on Facebook he planted hecklers at Clinton rallies while working at the site, later deleted his post
Discussion: The Wrap
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Pussy Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova, who co-founded a news site, warns journalists that under Trump, the US could become like Russia
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Frederic Filloux / Monday Note:
Facebook has no interest in fixing the fake news problem because doing so would lower user engagement which, in turn, would impact on its ad revenue
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Joshua Topolsky's new site The Outline launches, with the goal of being a next-generation version of The New Yorker; it may sell its ad tech to other publishers