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9:40 PM ET, September 3, 2018

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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
The New Yorker's David Remnick says he won't interview Steve Bannon at The New Yorker Festival: “I've changed my mind. There is a better way to do this”  —  Updated to note that Remnick, after hearing the backlash, has reconsidered his decision and proposes to interview Bannon in a non-festival setting.
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Erin Nyren / Variety:
Before The New Yorker reversed course, Judd Apatow, Jim Carrey, and others said they wouldn't attend The New Yorker Festival if Steve Bannon was included  —  UPDATED: The New Yorker Festival announced its lineup Monday and hours later dropped its headlining guest, former White House chief …
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Jack Dorsey weighed in on Twitter content decisions, overruling staff to keep Alex Jones and reinstate Richard Spencer's account; Twitter refutes story  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has personally weighed in on high-profile decisions, frustrating some employees
Reuters:
Myanmar judge finds Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo guilty of breaching the colonial-era law on state secrets, sentences them to seven years in prison  —  YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced …
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Reuters EIC Stephen J. Adler says the company is weighing whether to “seek relief in an international forum” over reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo's sentences  —  Reuters President and Editor-in-Chief, Stephen J. Adler, issued the following statement today after a Myanmar court delivered …
Axios:
Memo: Andy Lack defends NBC News' decision not to publish Ronan Farrow's reporting on Harvey Weinstein, says Farrow's NBC draft lacked on-the-record sources  —  In an internal memo sent Monday, NBC News chairman Andy Lack defended the organization's decision not to publish Ronan Farrow's reporting on Harvey Weinstein.
Poppy McPherson / Reuters:
A new book by Myanmar's army, meant to relate its narrative of the Rohingya crisis, misrepresents at least three archival images  —  (Reuters) - The grainy black-and-white photo, printed in a new book on the Rohingya crisis authored by Myanmar's army, shows a man standing over two bodies, wielding a farming tool.
Discussion: The Independent and Yeni Safak
The Detail:
Northern Ireland's police force raided and searched the newsroom of investigative news site The Detail, in connection with the arrest of its two reporters  —  EDITORIAL: Today it is business as usual at The Detail, Below The Radar and Fine Point Films.  As always, we will continue to leave …
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Dorothy Musariri / Press Gazette:   National Union of Journalists and Amnesty International express “worry” over arrest of two journalists in Northern Ireland, in connection with Alex Gibney film
Benjamin Plackett / Engadget:
Ten Reddit moderators talk about the abuse they receive, including death and rape threats, burnout under pressure, and how Reddit fails to tackle the issues  —  This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism.
Wil S. Hylton / Highline:
Q&A with Glenn Greenwald on Russia's involvement in the 2016 US election, social media's role, and what Facebook should do now  —  “What are these grave differences that the rest of the world is suffering under Donald Trump which they wouldn't have been suffering under Hillary Clinton?"
Discussion: @areidross
Alan Rusbridger / The Guardian:
Former EIC of the Guardian on the role of profits, the evolution of the relationships among newspapers, and journalism's duty to serve the public interest  —  By early 2017 the world had woken up to a problem that, with a mixture of impotence, incomprehension and dread, journalists had seen coming for some time.
Discussion: @mattnixson
 
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Lauren Johnson / Business Insider:
Interview with The Atlantic's president, Bob Cohn, on Alex Hardiman's role and finding a medium between a premium subscription model and an ad-supported model
Nick Kostov / Wall Street Journal:
Ad giant WPP taps company veteran Mark Read as new CEO and is expected to announce the news early this week, after Mr. Sorrell's resignation in April
Abraham Riesman / Vulture:
Inside Comicsgate, a loose coalition of Twitter users and YouTubers who deride female and minority characters, creators, and fans
Discussion: @abrahamjoseph
A. O. Scott / New York Times:
Q&A with NYT movie reviewer AO Scott on how online publishing has changed film reviewing, attending screenings, and social media spoilers
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Julia Reinstein / BuzzFeed News:
CNN pulls three episodes of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown from CNN Go, two featuring Asia Argento and one directed by her, following sexual harassment claims
Jeff Horwitz / Associated Press:
Documents show American Media lost $72M for year ending in March; NJ investment firm Chatham Asset Management owns over 80% of AMI and is backstopping its debt
Jay Rosen / FAZ.NET:
An American's thoughts about “pressthink”, the common sense of the journalism profession, in Germany, based on 53 interviews with members of the German media