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4:55 PM ET, June 23, 2017

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Graham Ruddick / The Guardian:
Facebook launches Online Civil Courage Initiative in UK to fight hate speech and extremist content, will train and support charities and anti-terror groups  —  Firm's Online Civil Courage Initiative, already launched in Germany and France, aims to help charities and NGOs identify and eliminate hate speach
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Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Gabe Pressman, the senior correspondent for WNBC-TV, has died at 93; he was among the first local TV reporters in NYC, and believed by many to be the first  —  Gabe Pressman, the senior correspondent for WNBC-TV and the indefatigable dean of New York's television reporters, who chased breaking news …
Susan Wojcicki / YouTube Blog:
At VidCon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announces 1.5B logged-in viewers visit YouTube each month, says YouTube TV will expand to 10 markets, and more  —  I just got off stage after a great conversation with Rhett and Link at VidCon, where we announced a number of exciting new updates.
Andrew Bucholtz / Awful Announcing:
Charles Harder, the lawyer in the Gawker-Hogan case, sues Gizmodo Media on behalf of Randall Busack of Pregame.com, for Deadspin story about sports betting site  —  Just over a year after Hulk Hogan was awarded $140 million in his lawsuit against Gawker (he eventually received a $31 million settlement …
Discussion: @goldbergryan
Bloomberg:
News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson says the company is in “very advanced” discussions with Facebook about subscriptions  —  CEO Thomson says he discussed content value with Zuckerberg  —  News Corp. says talks focused on subscription mechanism  —  News Corp., publisher …
New York Times:
The Wall Street Journal is conducting a review of hundreds of articles by foreign affairs correspondent Jay Solomon, who was fired on Wednesday  —  The Wall Street Journal is conducting a review of hundreds of articles by Jay Solomon, who was the paper's chief foreign affairs correspondent.
Katrina Manson / Financial Times:
Group of Arab states tells Qatar to close state-owned Al Jazeera and all affiliated channels as part of a list of demands to be met in 10 days  —  Read next … Kuwait has passed on a list that gives Qatar 10 days to comply with a series of demands from the Arab states that cut ties with it more than two weeks ago.
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Sources: Bloomberg News lays off about a half-dozen employees amid newsroom reorganization  —  Bloomberg News has reorganized a part of the newsroom into a “breaking news” team to handle first versions and first 15 mins of breaking news, mainly to focus an expanded breaking news team to catch and break news faster.
Discussion: @talkingbiznews and @vb2b
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
White House-press relations turn toxic as communications team tries to hire more staff and President Trump berates media in public, schmoozes in private  —  Five months into Donald Trump's presidency, White House-media relations are hanging by a thread.  —  The White House is facing daily criticism …
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Michael Calderone / HuffPost:
Journalists condemn White House ban on video at press briefing as WHCA President Jeff Mason says the group is working on the issue
The Guardian:
King's College hospital withdraws complaint alleging that a Sun reporter impersonated the friend of a Grenfell Tower victim to get an interview  —  Sun apologises for not following media protocol and King's College accepts journalist did not impersonate friend
 
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