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10:40 AM ET, September 5, 2018

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Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Bob Woodward says he stands by reporting in his new book about Trump, called Fear, after White House figures dispute details and question Woodward's credibility  —  White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday pushed back against Bob Woodward's new book on President Trump …
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The Guardian:
Donald Trump says Bob Woodward's new book on his Presidency is a “con of the public”, claims the journalist fabricated quotes from Mattis and Kelly  —  President tweets that Fear, Woodward's portrayal of a chaotic and dysfunctional White House, is a ‘con of the public’
Chuck Todd / The Atlantic:
After a 50-year campaign of vilification, inspired by Roger Ailes, it's time for journalists to start fighting back by showcasing and defending their reporting
Bret Stephens / New York Times:
How The New Yorker was bullied into disinviting Bannon via social media, and why capitulation makes journalists appear, as Bannon said of Remnick, “gutless”  —  The venerable magazine hands the reins to the digital mob.  —  A common complaint of liberal journalists …
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The New Yorker's plan to interview Steve Bannon on stage was part of a larger media pattern giving legitimacy to people and ideas that deserve only scorn  —  No one wants a festival of ideas to turn into a cozy chat among like-minded friends.  That's pointless.
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
The Economist stands by its decision to host on-stage interview with Steve Bannon at its Open Future Festival on September 15
Discussion: Variety and @shonaghosh
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”
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
Tim Baysinger / The Wrap:
Trump Threatens NBC's License Over ‘Highly Unethical Conduct’ on Spiked Harvey Weinstein Story  —  President Donald Trump directed his ire once again at NBC News, this time calling them out for their handling of Ronan Farrow's Harvey Weinstein reporting, and threatening their broadcast license.
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Patrick Shanley / Hollywood Reporter:
Former Weinstein Co. executive Abby Ex identifies herself as the employee mentioned in Andy Lack's memo and refutes his claims about her account  —  Abby Ex, a former Weinstein Co. exec, refuted claims made about her in a leaked NBC News memo.  —  Abby Ex, a former Weinstein Co. executive …
Discussion: Mediaite
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
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
FCC's Pai says transparency law may be needed for Twitter, Facebook, Google, citing privacy issues, even though he supported ending ISP privacy rules in 2017  —  The leader of the Federal Communications Commission says that major web companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Vimeo is pivoting away from being a video viewing destination, instead focusing on selling software tools to its community of millions of social creators  —  Vimeo, the 14-year-old video service that started as a platform for indie filmmakers, is changing its business to focus on selling software tools …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Social live streaming startup Caffeine raises $100M led by 21st Century Fox, debuts a new joint venture, Caffeine Studios, to produce esports content and more  —  Social live streaming startup Caffeine continues to add to its war chest with a massive new round of funding led by 21st Century Fox …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Wikimedia urges European Parliament to weigh effects of its copyright vote next week, which could set a copyright on “snippets” and shift liability to platforms  —  The Wikimedia Foundation has sounded a stark warning against a copyright reform proposal in Europe that's due …
Rosie Gray / The Atlantic:
Daily Caller contributor Scott Greer severs ties with site after acknowledging he had written under a pseudonym for Richard Spencer's publication Radix Journal  —  Scott Greer, an editor and columnist at the Caller, also wrote as “Michael McGregor” for Radix Journal, the publication associated with the …
Salena Zito / New York Post:
Salena Zito, who wrote about Trump voters that she characterized as swing voters, defends her work against criticism that she mischaracterized the voters  —  “Dad, it's not true,” I said, fighting to keep my voice steady through tears.  —  My 81-year-old father had just seen a Huffington Post headline …
 
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Cara Buckley / New York Times:
TV execs try to diversify writers' rooms but find few experienced writers of color to fill key roles due to years of discrimination and low entry-level pay
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David Folkenflik / NPR:
Organizers in newsrooms at Tronc's Daily Press and The Virginian-Pilot and small sister publications are asking Tronc for immediate voluntary union recognition
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
Analysis: since last month's Facebook and YouTube ban, Infowars' audience has dropped by roughly half to about 715,000 daily site visits and video views
Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic:
The Atlantic launches new vertical called Ideas, led by the magazine's former Politics Editor Yoni Appelbaum
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
The Outline has laid off all of its remaining six staff writers, with seemingly only editors left on the site's full-time editorial staff