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8:15 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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Gabe Cohn / New York Times:
Trump's ex-Chief Strategist Steve Bannon will headline The New Yorker Festival next month  —  Readers of The New Yorker prize the magazine for its wide-ranging collection of perspectives.  From Oct. 5 to 7, The New Yorker Festival, now in its 19th year, will bring some of these voices to venues around New York City.
Erin Nyren / Variety:
New Yorker Festival Drops Steve Bannon From Lineup After Numerous Participants Pull Out  —  UPDATED: The New Yorker Festival announced its lineup Monday and hours later dropped its headlining guest, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, after at least five comedian panelists announced via Twitter …
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 …
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Dorsey has weighed in on Twitter's 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
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.
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Tiffany Stevens / Columbia Journalism Review:
Peer-support programs for journalists are rare and often unofficial despite the fact that exposure to traumatic events is an occupational hazard  —  Image via Dan Alcalde/Flickr.  —  In 2016, York Daily Record photographer Jason Plotkin saw a man throwing furniture out of the third-floor window of a house that had recently burned.
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?"
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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
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.
 
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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
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