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1:25 PM ET, October 31, 2018

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Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to appear before an “international grand committee” of Canadian and UK MPs to discuss fake news on November 27  —  Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has been called to appear before an “international grand committee” on “fake news” …
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Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
VICE News:
Reporters tried to buy fake Facebook ads on behalf of all 100 US senators and Facebook approved all of them, following other high profile fake ad approvals
Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
The Axios coverage of Trump's plan to get rid of US birthright citizenship was a perverse, obsequious mix of bleak news and promotion of an Axios series on HBO  —  You wouldn't trust a music critic who's buddies with the band, nor should you trust a tech reporter who hoots and hollers whenever Tim Cook takes the stage.
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Vice CEO Nancy Dubuc says she can't “rule out” layoffs but says the company will be profitable sooner than people expect  —  Hype, sex appeal and the promise of young audiences turned Shane Smith's wild brainchild into one of the hottest digital brands on the planet.  Then came scandal and skepticism.
Discussion: @natjarv
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Vice Media President Andrew Creighton resigned from the company, nearly a year after it was revealed he settled a sexual harassment claim with an ex-employee  —  Vice Media president Andrew Creighton has left the company, coming nearly a year after it was revealed that he paid a former employee …
Discussion: The Wrap
Washington Post:
Jamal Khashoggi was killed four weeks ago, the result of a direct order from Crown Prince MBS who Trump is trying to protect; Congress must not permit this  —  JAMAL KHASHOGGI walked in to the Saudi Consulate four weeks ago on Tuesday to obtain a simple document allowing him to marry.
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The Guardian:
Istanbul's chief prosecutor says Jamal Khashoggi was killed as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate, and his body was then dismembered afterwards  —  New York police investigate deaths of Saudi sisters found bound together  —  I live among the neo-Nazis in eastern Germany.  And it's terrifying
Anousha Sakoui / Bloomberg:
Activists are trying to pressure advertisers to boycott Fox News but analysts estimate ads drive just 37% of its revenue, while 60% comes from cable subs  —  - News channel gets most of its money from cable subscriber fees  — Fox News says it won't cave to ‘agenda-driven intimidation’
Simon Austin / Prolific North:
UK broadcaster Channel 4 chooses Leeds city as the location of its new national HQ, with smaller “creative hubs” in Bristol and Glasgow  —  Leeds has been chosen ahead of Birmingham and Manchester as the new national headquarters for Channel 4.  —  The three cities …
Discussion: @marksweney
Brian Stelter / CNN:
Megyn Kelly's lawyer Bryan Freedman has accused NBC News Chairman Andy Lack and the network of leaking false information to the press  —  (CNN)Megyn Kelly's slow-motion exit from NBC News has turned into an all-out legal battle.  —  Kelly's 9 a.m. show was canceled last week, but her contract goes through 2020.
Discussion: Deadline and The Daily Beast
Thomas Franck / CNBC:
SoMa Equity Partners founder Gil Simon told investors that one of the hedge fund's best investments is a stake in The New York Times  —  - Gil Simon, CIO and managing partner at SoMa Equity Partners, recommends shares of The New York Times at the Sohn conference in San Francisco.
Discussion: @cliffordlevy, @cnbc, @raju and @dcnorg
Rob Price / INSIDER:
Facebook says it is banning the Proud Boys and co-founder Gavin McInnes from Facebook and Instagram after a violent attack on protesters in NY in early October  —  - Facebook is banning accounts and groups associated with The Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group linked to political violence in the US.
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