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7:15 PM ET, June 13, 2018

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Wall Street Journal:
Comcast offers $65B all-cash bid for most of 21st Century Fox, a 19% premium on Disney's offer, kicking off a potential bidding war with Disney  —  Offer is seen as kicking off a fight with Disney for the Hollywood studio owner  —  Comcast Corp. CMCSA -.22% on Wednesday offered to buy …
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Rachel Kaser / The Next Web:
Twitter will soon offer users in US personalized news updates, alerting them to events or breaking news based on their interests, like the accounts they follow  —  Twitter today announced an upcoming addition to its suite of mobile notifications.  Namely, it will soon offer users personalized news updates …
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter will soon begin curating dedicated pages for events, with tweets, videos, and more, that will be promoted across notifications, Explore tab, and more
Jacqueline Thomsen / The Hill:
Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted that CNN reporter Jim Acosta should have had press credentials removed for asking questions at Singapore summit  —  CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta hit back at President Trump  —  's 2020 campaign manager's call for his press credentials …
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Noah Bierman / Los Angeles Times:
A behind-the-scenes look at the North Korea summit and journalists' efforts to ask Kim Jong Un about denuclearization
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Discussion: TVNewser, TVWeek.com and Mediaite
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Tae Kim / CNBC:
Post-AT&T ruling, media companies see shares rise: Time Warner and CBS opened up 3%, 21st Century Fox up 7%+, Viacom up 3%, Netflix up 1%
Discussion: hypebot and CNBC
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Judge rules that AT&T can complete its $85B merger with Time Warner, did not impose conditions on the approval
Mike Fleming / Deadline:
Participant Media has picked up the film rights to This American Life podcast S-Town, with Spotlight's Tom McCarthy in talks to direct  —  EXCLUSIVE: Participant Media has acquired feature rights to S-Town, the This American Life podcast.  Spotlight's Tom McCarthy is in negotiations to direct …
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Canadian outlet The Logic to offer subscriptions for $300 per year with a focus on the intersection of business, tech, policy, politics, and culture  —  “Is it a tech story?  Is it a business and tech or policy and politics story, is it a cultural story?  Well, it's actually all the above …
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
NYT to review Ali Watkins' work, including her relationship with Senate Intelligence Committee aide James A. Wolfe and what she disclosed to former employers  —  The New York Times is reviewing the work history of Ali Watkins, a Washington-based reporter at the newspaper whose email …
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Washington Post:
A Customs and Border Protection agent questioned national security reporter Ali Watkins about her sources in June 2017; agency now is examining agent's actions
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Adblock Plus's parent company Eyeo launches Trusted News, a browser extension for Chrome, that helps users identify fake news  —  eyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy.  Which is just as well given its new “passion project” …
The New York Times Company:
The New York Times introduces a personalized weekly newsletter, “Your Weekly Edition”, curated by editors and machine-learning algorithms  —  The New York Times has introduced “Your Weekly Edition,” an experimental newsletter of the stories readers might have missed, published and delivered every Friday.
 
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Musical.ly to pull its standalone live streaming app Live.ly, launched in 2016, and roll its features into the main app
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
Hearst adds two-person investigative unit to its Washington D.C. bureau, headed up by Chief National Investigative Correspondent Mark Albert
Discussion: Radio & Television … and TVSpy
Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Conservative pundit Armstrong Williams is buying three local TV stations from Sinclair for $4.95M, which is about $45M-$55M less than their estimated worth
Vladimir Kozlov / Hollywood Reporter:
Major Russian broadcasters partner to build More.TV, a streaming service with both ad and subscription-based options featuring movies, TV, more, slated for 2019
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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Reddit is rolling out autoplaying video ads on mobile and desktop for standalone ad campaigns, but this rollout will not add pre-roll ads to videos
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