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11:05 PM ET, April 17, 2018

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Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Fox News releases statement supporting Sean Hannity after a review and says it was unaware of his “informal relationship” with Michael Cohen  —  Fox News put out a statement on Tuesday saying that Hannity has the network's “full support.”  —  Over the last few weeks …
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Rosie Gray / The Atlantic:
Hannity appears to have used legal services of two other Trump-linked lawyers: Victoria Toensing and Jay Alan Sekulow, who both have appeared often on his show  —  Sean Hannity has had no shortage of lawyers.  In court on Monday, his name was disclosed as the third “mystery client” of Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
Michael Calderone / Politico:
Ethicists raise questions about Sean Hannity's failure to disclose relationship with Michael Cohen, say being an “advocacy journalist” does not absolve him  —  Fox News host's failure to disclose his relationship with Trump attorney Michael Cohen puts his credibility on the line.
Sean Hannity:
Hannity denies Michael Cohen represented him or that he paid Cohen legal fees, says they briefly discussed legal questions almost exclusively about real estate  —  Michael Cohen has never represented me in any matter.  I never retained him, received an invoice, or paid legal fees.
CNBC:
Sean Hannity is revealed as Michael Cohen's third client after a judge orders his name released
Neda Ulaby / NPR:
NPR newscaster Carl Kasell dies at 84 from complications of Alzheimer's disease after a lifelong career on air  —  Every weekday for more than three decades, his baritone steadied our mornings.  Even in moments of chaos and crisis, Carl Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news.
The Daily Beast:
Breitbart News gave Cambridge Analytica exclusive rights to resell its engagement data in 2016, former Cambridge Analytica employee tells UK Parliament  —  A former Cambridge Analytica director has claimed that the company had exclusive access to Breitbart's engagement data.
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Richard Waters / Financial Times:
Fallout from data collection scandal has not spread much beyond Facebook to include other platforms because it is hard to pinpoint harm from privacy violations  —  It is nearly four weeks since the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted, and something surprising has happened.  —  Or rather, not happened.
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium news subscription service next year  —  Company integrating Texture purchase into Apple News offering  —  About 20 Texture staff were cut soon after Apple acquisition
Sebastian Murdock / Yahoo:
Parents of two Sandy Hook victims file lawsuits against Alex Jones and Infowars, claim they received death threats after he circulated conspiracy theories  —  Alex Jones has spent years claiming the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School where a shooter killed 20 small children and six adults was faked.
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Nate Silver and his politics and news site FiveThirtyEight will move to Disney-owned ABC News after five years with Disney's ESPN  —  Politics and news site Silver founded has been at ESPN for five years  —  Statistics guru Nate Silver is leaving ESPN, but he's staying under the Walt Disney Co. umbrella.
Glynnis MacNicol / Hollywood Reporter:
Generational turnover and the rise of millennials among NY editors leads to a culture clash: “There's frankly distrust on both sides,” says HuffPost's Polgreen  —  Ignore the rising millennial class at your own risk: the elite of New York editors and writers is undergoing …
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
Facebook partners with Mumbai-based Boom on a pilot fact checking project of English-language content in Indian state of Karnataka, ahead of state elections  —  Facebook is finally going to start fact-checking news on its platform in India, its largest market with more than 240 million users.
 
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
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Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Photojournalist Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for an image he took on his last day in the newsroom, before leaving journalism
BuzzFeed:
NY's largest police union demanded that the NYPD take legal action to block BuzzFeed News from releasing a database of secret disciplinary records
NewsGuild of New York:
An overwhelming majority of The New Republic's staff join the NewsGuild of New York, becoming the latest newsroom to unionize
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