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10:45 AM ET, January 31, 2017

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Hamza Shaban / BuzzFeed:
Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' company, Amazon, joins Washington State's lawsuit against Trump's Muslim ban  —  The attorney general of Washington state filed a lawsuit Monday challenging President Donald Trump's controversial immigration order, and he's counting two Washington-based companies …
Discussion: Business Insider
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Oliver Darcy / Business Insider:
In internal memo, Fox execs James and Lachlan Murdoch say they're helping staff affected by the Muslim ban, note the company was founded by immigrants  —  21st Century Fox executives Lachlan and James Murdoch on Monday addressed employees about President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Sources: Layoffs hitting the Wall Street Journal today, with cuts to bureaus in Asia and Europe  —  Layoffs hit The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.  —  Details were scant, but sources said the cuts were happening in Journal bureaus in Europe and Asia.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Fiction-app startup Radish raises $3M from UTA, Bertelsmann, Amy Tan and others; Larry Kirshbaum, ex-head of Amazon Publishing, is an adviser  —  Radish Media, a short-form serialized fiction platform startup, has raised $3 million in seed funding from investors including UTA, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and author Amy Tan.
Discussion: Publishers Weekly and TechCrunch
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Streaming media app Plex acquires news video startup Watchup; Watchup will now be integrated into the Plex app, with an expected launch of Q2 2017  —  In recent months, streaming media app Plex has expanded its focus from offering tools to organize and stream your home media collection of photos …
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
The Huffington Post ratifies its first union contract, which guarantees raises, editorial independence, and enhanced diversity  —  Employees voted nearly unanimously for a contract guaranteeing raises, editorial independence and enhanced diversity.  —  NEW YORK The Huffington Post ratified …
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
British streaming service Walter Presents, which curates foreign-language drama, to launch in the US in March for $6.99 a month  —  “Countries all over the globe are now producing extraordinary TV series,” says founder and curator Walter Iuzzolino about the service, which will cost $6.99 a month in the U.S.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
The New Yorker's website publishes 15 pieces a day, attracted 30M+ uniques in November, up 155% year-on-year  —  Nick Thompson was on his way to the subway when he got an email from his boss, New Yorker Editor David Remnick.  —  The subject line?  “Morning piece.”
Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke / WWD:
Steve Kandell, BuzzFeed's executive editor for features, appointed site director of Esquire.com  —  Steve Kandell will oversee Esquire.com.  —  Steve Kandell has been named site director of Esquire.com, Hearst revealed today.  Kandell comes to Hearst from Buzzfeed, where he was, most recently, executive editor for features.
David Folkenflik / NPR:
CNN creates new investigative reporting unit in effort to break more news, with Carl Bernstein and James Steele as advisers  —  CNN is embarking on what it characterizes as a major new initiative in investigative reporting as executives pull together accomplished reporters into a single unit and promise to hire at least a dozen more.
 
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Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
New York Times Media Editor Bill Brink promoted to new, as-yet unnamed role within the newspaper, where he will focus on storytelling and features
George Slefo / Ad Age:
Cloudflare launches Firebolt tool that can deliver ads as quickly as Google's AMP initiative, will be integrated under AMP for Ads
Discussion: TechCrunch and Adweek
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Rosie Gray / The Atlantic:
Conservative media personalities like Infowars' Alex Jones, once on the fringes of American politics, are rising to prominence in the Trump era
Dave Itzkoff / New York Times:
Samantha Bee is hosting a counter-event to the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner, called “Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner”