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1:55 PM ET, July 6, 2018

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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
A look at the Charles Koch Foundation's move into journalism-related projects over the past two years, including donations of $80K to ASNE and $500K to Newseum  —  When The Washington Post hosted a public discussion about the future of the First Amendment last month, one of the sponsors …
Renee DiResta / Wired:
A look at how “keyword voids”, social recommendations, and paid promotions can lead to tragic misinformation in top search results for health-related queries  —  IN THE FIRST few hours of a newborn's life, doctors administer a vitamin K shot.  This is because infants …
James Masters / CNN:
A look at the sexism experienced by female journalists covering the World Cup, who represent only 14% of the 16K accredited journalists there  —  Baldwin: Overwhelming sexism at World Cup  —  (CNN)In a time that has seen the #MeToo movement go worldwide, the planet's biggest football competition has provided a moment of sobriety.
Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: The Weinstein Company has agreed to reduce its sale price from $310M, paving the way for Lantern Capital to buy the company in bankruptcy for $289M  —  TWC had agreed to reduce the sale price from $310 million to $287 million ahead of the two companies meeting in Delaware bankruptcy court next week.
Discussion: Variety, The Wrap, Deadline and Fortune
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Mexican journalist Jose Guadalupe Chan Dzib was shot June 29 in the southern Mexican state of Quintana Roo, the sixth journalist killed in the country in 2018  —  Authorities in the southern Mexican state of Quintana Roo must immediately undertake a swift and credible investigation …
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Interview with Quartz executive editor Zach Seward on why it's successful, its happy relationship with Atlantic Media, and existence under Uzabase  —  Quartz had reason to break out the party hats Monday as the six-year-old venture was sold upstream by Atlantic Media to a similar Japanese business site …
Thom Shanker / New York Times:
A Times' reporter's coverage of the Battle of Gettysburg, at which his son died, sheds light on journalistic ethics in combat and how they've evolved  —  Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times.
Discussion: @adamgoldmannyt
CNBC:
Elon Musk continues feud with media, hurling accusations on Twitter at Reuters, CNBC, and Linette Lopez of Business Insider; BI stands by its reporting  —  - The Tesla CEO accused reporters at Reuters and Business Insider of publishing false or misleading stories.  —  Elon Musk had some choice words for reporters Thursday.
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
A look at the challenges of fact-checking on China's WeChat, which has ~1B MAUs, and the handful of “guerrilla” projects trying to debunk fake news  —  Grace Xu doesn't make any money fact-checking.  She's not a journalist and she has a day job as a computer scientist in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Discussion: @anxiaostudio
 
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