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7:55 PM ET, January 9, 2017


 Top News: 
Dana Eisenberg / Mediaite:
Meryl Streep at Golden Globes blasts Trump for mocking disabled reporter and calls for support of The Committee to Protect Journalists  —  Meryl Streep was honored with a lifetime achievement award at tonight's Golden Globes, and she used her speech to call out Donald Trump and defend Hollywood, foreigners, and the press.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Committee to Protect Journalists sees modest spike in donations after Streep speech, receiving about 500 donations Sunday night, well above the average handful  —  Courtney Radsch was just sitting down to watch the Golden Globes when Meryl Streep came on.  —  Radsch, a fan of Streep's …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Facebook to start testing mid-roll video ad format, share 55% of the revenue with video publishers, same as YouTube  —  Mark Zuckerberg has been building a video empire.  Time to turn it into a business.  —  Facebook wants to show more ads to people who watch its videos …
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Jared Kushner to sell The New York Observer to family trust, his lawyers say; Joseph Meyer, chairman and CEO, to take over as publisher  —  Editor says election coverage was a ‘disgrace’  —  Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner said Monday that he will resign from all of his professional roles …
Discussion: Business Insider
Trump Officially Names Son-In-Law Jared Kushner As Senior White House Adviser  —  However, the appointment could come up against anti-nepotism laws and renew focus on potential conflicts of interest.  —  President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will serve as a senior adviser …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Axios' Mike Allen denies endorsing Breitbart after social media backlash, says his optimistic words about the current moment in journalism were twisted  —  There's nothing that delights the folks at Breitbart News more than headlines glorifying Breitbart News.
Matt Wilstein / The Daily Beast:
Obama White House veterans, including Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor, launch Crooked Media, with a new podcast called Pod Save America, partly to counter Trump  —  With Donald Trump about to enter the White House, they just don't feel like “keepin' it 1600” anymore.
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Martin Shkreli suspended from Twitter for harassing freelance journalist Lauren Duca, after Duca tweeted screenshots to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey  —  Twitter suspended Martin Shkreli's account on Sunday following his trolling of freelance journalist Lauren Duca.
Amazon Studios picked up its first Golden Globes movie award, for Manchester by the Sea  —  Amazon Studios, the six-year-old film-and-television production arm of retail giant Amazon Inc., took home two Golden Globes Sunday night out of 11 nominations total.
Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale; remaining business to be renamed Altaba Inc.  —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will resign from the company's board of directors after its planned $4.8 billion merger with Verizon is completed …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Richmond Times-Dispatch ends its seven-year partnership with PolitiFact, lays off editor Warren Fiske, and moves reporter Sean Gorman into breaking news  —  Conventional media wisdom holds that fact-checking is ascendant — that it drives traffic, lands with impact and will continue growing.
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Erik Hayden / Hollywood Reporter:
The Onion's studio division signs three-film development deal with Lionsgate and production company Serious Business
Discussion: @thrmattbelloni and @kyle_ryan
Jordan Cohen / The New York Times Company:
The New York Times names Ian Fisher as its Jerusalem Bureau Chief
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Former Gawker Editor A.J. Daulerio appointed executive editor of LA glossy magazine FourTwoNine, his first gig since Hulk Hogan sex tapes case ended
Discussion: Mediaite, Refinery29 and @joepompeo
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Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Spanish-language TV giant Univision faces slumping prime-time ratings, stalled advertising revenue, and boardroom tensions ahead of long-delayed IPO
Discussion: BuzzFeed
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The term “fake news” has lost its meaning, now being used as a catch-all insult to peddle agendas, so we should retire it and call a lie a lie and a hoax a hoax
Pagan Kennedy / New York Times:
About 400 out of 1,000+ organizations contacted by Sleeping Giants' social media campaign have vowed to remove Breitbart News from future digital ad buys