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10:50 AM ET, July 13, 2018

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Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:
At Facebook event touting its work to combat misinformation, company defends maintaining InfoWars page by saying fake news doesn't violate Community Standards  —  Parents of Sandy Hook victims sue Alex Jones  —  Facebook officials struggled on Wednesday to explain why it permits InfoWars …
NPR:
NPR analyzes how 48 Russia-linked Twitter accounts posed as local news sites, posting real local news for years and exploiting Americans' trust in local news  —  Russia's information attack against the United States during the 2016 election cycle sought to take advantage of the greater trust that Americans tend to place in local news.
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Fifteen months after launch, traffic and donations at WikiTribune are low, its editor Peter Bale has left, and the majority of stories are written by staff  —  “'Leadership structure' isn't a very Wiki phrase.”  —  On June 30, a spam article was posted to WikiTribune, Jimmy Wales' news startup that argued …
Christine Wang / CNBC:
Court filing: Justice Department will appeal Time Warner-AT&T merger approval  —  The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday.  —  Shares of AT&T slipped 1 percent in after-hours trading Thursday.
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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: holding company owned by Bustle and Bleacher Report founder Bryan Goldberg wins Gawker in bankruptcy auction, beating Didit Inc; opening bid was $1.13M
John Koblin / New York Times:
Netflix, with 112 Emmy nominations this year, breaks HBO's 17-year streak of getting the most nominations each year  —  • “Game of Thrones” led all shows with 22 Emmy nominations, followed by “Westworld” and “Saturday Night Live,” which each had 21.  —  • HBO had been the most nominated network for 17 straight years.
Washington Post:
The Capital Gazette and the Baltimore Sun to receive help from volunteer journalists from across the country at least through the end of summer  —  By Allison Klein July 10 Email the author  —  Journalism is a competitive field.  Getting the story first and right is gold.
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Nick Cohen / The New York Review of Books:
The BBC has failed to cover the legal and political scandals behind the Brexit Leave campaign, seeming to prefer to reflect the national mood and not the facts  —  Late last year, BBC executives had the nerve to erect a bronze statue of George Orwell outside its headquarters in central London.
Emily Feng / Financial Times:
How Chinese state media spreads its message via 200 nominally independent Chinese language publications around the globe  —  The latest issue of the UK-Chinese Times, one of the mainstays of Britain's nearly 400,000-strong Chinese-speaking community, splashed on the House of Fraser's plan …
Discussion: Fortune
Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
FCC voted to approve controversial changes on how it handles consumer complaints, which some say will further weaken an already weak process  —  The FCC knows that Americans hate telecoms, and it's doing everything it can to give us reason to hate them more.
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John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
FCC voted 3-1 to begin the process of easing rules on the amount and type of children's programming required from broadcasters
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Crew member of anti-abortion movie steals reporter's notes at Lincoln Memorial, refuses to return them, surrenders them to officer after reporter calls police  —  A crew member of a controversial anti-abortion movie stole my notes while I reported from a shooting location in Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning.
 
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