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10:40 AM ET, August 10, 2018

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Greg Roumeliotis / Reuters:
Sources: Donerail Group, led by former Starboard Value LP executive Will Wyatt, is in advanced talks to acquire Tronc  —  (Reuters) - Donerail Group, an investment firm led by former activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP executive Will Wyatt, is in talks to acquire Tronc Inc (TRNC.O) …
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Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:
Analysis of Infowars Twitter content shows videos that led to YouTube and other bans were still live, while other tweets showed more Twitter rules violations  —  Why Facebook,YouTube and Apple are removing InfoWars content  —  Twitter's vice president for trust and safety, Del Harvey …
CNNMoney:
Laura Ingraham's remarks about “massive demographic changes” fed into pattern of white nationalist ideas at Fox News, raising questions about Murdochs' stance  —  Fox News host addresses controversial comments  —  It wasn't so much a dog whistle as it was an airhorn.  Or perhaps a primal scream.
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Max Fisher / New York Times:
After treating Facebook-fueled violence as occurring only in developing countries, the company now finds wealthier places aren't immune from hate speech issues
Alex Hardiman / Facebook:
Facebook continues to test ways to deliver developing news; latest test lets publishers connect story updates, with readers getting notified of new content  —  By Alex Hardiman, Head of News Products  —  On June 23, 2018, floodwaters suddenly trapped a team of teenage soccer players who'd been exploring a cave complex in Thailand.
Meredith Corporation:
Meredith Q4: $16.7M earnings vs $43.4M in Q4 2017; revenue of $788.1M vs $445.4M in Q4 2017; plans to complete sale of Time, Fortune, SI in coming months  —  Full Year Revenues Increase More Than 30 Percent to Over $2.2 billion  —  Digital Business Generates Record Traffic and Financial Performance, Led by People.com
Discussion: @alexweprin
New York Times:
As small papers report more layoffs because of Trump's tariffs on Canadian newsprint, one study says US newsprint prices will rise 30%+ in one to two years  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on Canadian newsprint is hastening the demise of local newspapers across …
Tribune Media Investor Relations:
Tribune Q2 results: revenue rose 4% YoY to $489.4M, net income rose to $84.4M, up from a net loss of $30.4M in Q2 2017  —  Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) (the “Company") today announced that it has terminated its merger agreement (the “Merger Agreement") with Sinclair Broadcast Group …
Discussion: Axios, Gothamist, Techdirt and TechCrunch
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Charles Riley / CNNMoney:
Tribune calls off its $3.9B merger with Sinclair, sues Sinclair for breach of contract, seeking $1B in damages
 
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Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
The Wall Street Journal has revamped its newsletters, whittling from 126 to about 40, trimming length, adding subscription requests, and improving interactivity
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Karin Pettersson, Schibsted's director of public policy, on her new role and the publication's relationship with Google and Facebook
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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Samsung and Spotify partner to build Spotify's services into smartphones, Bixby, and other Samsung devices
Lincoln Pigman / New York Times:
Authorities in Belarus detained at least 18 journalists, accusing them of illegally obtaining information from a state news agency; six have been released
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Anchor announces Listener Support, a Patreon-style service that lets listeners pledge $0.99, $4.99, or $9.99 a month to podcasters
Discussion: 9to5Mac, more at Techmeme », Thanks:@steverubel