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7:35 PM ET, September 6, 2018

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BuzzFeed:
Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones' accounts, saying they violate “abusive behavior” rules, will suspend other accounts he registers or uses  —  “We took this action based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy …
Michael Burke / The Hill:
White House slams the NYT for creating a “wild obsession with the identity” of the anonymous op-ed author; Sanders urges people to call NYT to ask who source is  —  The White House on Thursday slammed The New York Times for creating a “wild obsession with the identity” …
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The NYT's decision to publish an anonymous op-ed was neither “gutless” as the president has said, nor a crucial public service, but it was newsworthy  —  Was the New York Times's decision to publish a mystery op-ed piece describing an organized resistance inside the Trump administration …
New York Times:
NYT takes the rare step of publishing an anonymous op-ed by a senior Trump administration official that says top officials are working to thwart Trump  —  I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations.
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
The official behind the anonymous NYT op-ed on Trump contacted an editor via an intermediary, then NYT spoke with author; a “very small number” know identity
David Faber / CNBC:
Sources: CBS board has offered Les Moonves a ~$100M exit package in negotiation talks that would result in the appointment of COO Joe Ianniello as interim CEO  —  - The talks between Les Moonves and the CBS board have been going on for some time but have yet to reach a conclusion given continued back and forth about his exit package.
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Jon Swaine / The Guardian:
Documents show a US government photographer edited official photos of Trump's inauguration to make the crowd appear bigger following Trump's intervention  —  Exclusive: documents released to Guardian reveal government photographer cropped space ‘where crowd ended’
Amy Kaufman / Los Angeles Times:
Twentieth Century Fox pulls scene from The Predator after actress Olivia Munn alerted studio executives it contained an actor who is a registered sex offender  —  Twentieth Century Fox was just days away from locking picture on “The Predator” when an urgent note came in: Delete the scene featuring Steven Wilder Striegel.
David Nather / Axios:
Survey of 2,698 US adults shows 66% of Democrats think search engine results are unbiased while only 22% of Republicans think the same  —  Two-thirds of Republicans believe the results of internet searches are skewed to the left — a shift that's driving significant public distrust in search engines …
Washington Post:
Overview of the Senate hearing on foreign influence in social media, which heard testimony from Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey  —  Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey told lawmakers on Wednesday that they are better prepared to combat foreign interference on their platforms …
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Peter Kafka / Recode:
A recap of Facebook and Twitter hearings: Republican claims of bias, Democratic claims of political manipulation, and appearances by Alex Jones and Laura Loomer
Aaron Tilley / The Information:
Apple has hired Liz Schimel, a former president of Condé Nast China, whose LinkedIn page lists a July start date and her Apple role as “head of news business”  —  Apple is beefing up the management of its Apple News product, with the recent hiring of veteran media executive Liz Schimel.
Discussion: 9to5Mac
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
DOJ announces hacking charges against a North Korean government spy, linked to the Lazarus Group, in connection with the 2014 Sony hack  —  The Justice Department will announce computer hacking charges Thursday against a North Korean government spy in connection with the 2014 attack …
Jennifer Maas / The Wrap:
Former Anonymous Content producer Nicole Clemens has been named president of Paramount Television, following the ousting of Amy Powell in July  —  Former Anonymous Content producer replaces recently-ousted Amy Powell  —  Nicole Clemens has been named president of Paramount Television …
Discussion: Variety
Claire Atkinson / NBC News:
Benbella Books to publish a book on Matt Drudge by investigative reporter Matthew Lysiak in 2019  —  Investigative reporter Matthew Lysiak has just signed a new book deal to write about one of the biggest names in conservative media: Matt Drudge.  —  Lysiak signed a deal for the book with his publisher …
 
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Peter Kafka / Recode:
The Wrap adds a subscription business as it buys VideoInk, an outlet covering digital media with a $30/month subscription, which will eventually become Wrap Pro
Discussion: The Wrap
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Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Digital Trends, which was pursued by Condé Nast two years ago for a reported $120M, hires former Facebook executive Bob Gruters as chief revenue officer
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Facebook Watch creators with 10K+ followers in the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand can now earn ad revenue
Discussion: @mattnavarra
Andrew Perrin / Pew Research Center:
Survey of US adults: 42% took a break from Facebook for several weeks or more, 26% deleted app from their phone, 54% adjusted privacy settings in past 12 months