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12:35 AM ET, February 17, 2017


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James Warren / Poynter:
President Trump bashes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, and more, portraying media as the opposition while reserving praise for Fox & Friends  —  President Trump unveiled an alternate universe Thursday in which virtually every problem of his is the creation of the press.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Jared Kushner complained about what he felt was unfair Trump coverage on CNN to a senior Time Warner executive at a White House meeting  —  Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, met with a senior Time Warner executive in recent weeks and expressed …
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Trump uses press conference to chastise media for dishonesty, repeating his false statement on Electoral College vote margin before demurring when challenged  —  President Trump blasted the “out of control” dishonesty of the mainstream media during a Thursday press conference …
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Open letter outlining Facebook's attempts to build a more inclusive community, including improving tools for reporting abuse, squashing misleading stories, more  —  On our journey to connect the world, we often discuss products we're building and updates on our business.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Zuckerberg emphasizes the need for a strong news industry and highlights growing local news, developing mobile formats, and improving business models  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg emphasized the importance of a “strong news industry” in his 5,000-plus word manifesto published this afternoon.
Marianne Levine / Politico:
Inside the search for the Oprah tape that may have brought down Andrew Puzder, spanning more than two months, two coasts, and hours of archival digging  —  Andrew Puzder didn't want the tape to resurface.  Oprah Winfrey fought efforts to obtain it.  —  It was a high-profile domestic violence victim …
John Herrman / New York Times:
How a hands-off culture and tangible rewards for attention led to the PewDiePie scandal on YouTube, a platform with its own emerging politics  —  Felix Kjellberg, known to his fans as PewDiePie, is by far YouTube's biggest star.  His videos, a mix of video-game narration, humorous rants and commentary …
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
20th Century Fox apologizes for collaborating with fake news creator to build fake sites, circulate false posts about Trump, vaccinations, more to promote movie  —  Since the term fake news entered the national lexicon, the advertising world has grappled with its role in inadvertently fueling …
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google News expands “fact check” tag for stories on web and mobile apps to Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina  —  In October, Google announced it would begin highlighting fact-checked resources in its Google News vertical, allowing readers to more easily find links to reputable sources …
New York Times:
Journalists hustle to keep up with a faster, relentless news cycle as political developments fuel rising subscriptions, higher TV ratings, and competition  —  White House misconduct.  Sensational leaks.  Battling broadsheets.  —  The swirling story around President Trump's dealings …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
An inside look at why Apple has failed to revolutionize TV as it tests a fifth-generation Apple TV, which sources say can stream ultra-high-definition 4K video  —  The company is testing a new Apple TV capable of streaming ultra-high-definition 4K.  It may not be enough to take on Amazon and Roku.
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter is now limiting visibility of tweets from “potentially abusive accounts” only to their followers for a limited number of hours  —  Twitter time out.  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey  —  Teresa Kroeger / Getty Images  —  Twitter is temporarily decreasing the reach of tweets …
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