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10:30 PM ET, October 31, 2018

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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
The PR from Fox News and Fox Business emphasizing the work of people like Shep Smith fails to mitigate the baseless, destructive programming on other Fox shows  —  A header on Brian Stelter's nightly media newsletter reads, “Fox under pressure,” a reference to the growing concerns …
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Brian Stelter / CNN:
Media Matters steps up pressure on Fox News advertisers, accusing the media company of inflaming tensions across the US  —  Carusone defends anti-Hannity ad boycott  —  (CNN)The liberal media monitoring group Media Matters for America, a longtime critic of Fox News, is mounting …
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Social platforms and Silicon Valley Funders operate with sloppy disregard of the consequences of hate speech, unwilling to lose users and hurt their bottom line  —  This is what the internet has come to: thugs like Mohammed bin Salman funding tech companies to host the vitriol of thugs like Cesar Sayoc and Robert Bowers.
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.
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Politico:
As Trump throws out multiple unlikely claims ahead of midterm elections, many news outlets have repeated his false statements in headlines and tweets  —  President Donald Trump appears to be throwing spaghetti against the wall in the run-up to the midterms — and seeing what he can get journalists to choke down.
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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
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:
Business Insider was able to run two ads on Facebook, previously used by the UK Leave campaign, which were listed as being “paid for” by Cambridge Analytica
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
Greg Lacour / Charlotte Magazine:
Charles Womack sells alt-weekly Creative Loafing in Charlotte to his son Alex, lays off staff of seven with no severance; publication will become digital-only  —  Ax comes down hard and fast for Charlotte's only alt-weekly newspaper  —  Ryan Pitkin, the editor in chief …
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
Megyn Kelly attacks Daily Mail over invasive coverage following her NBC exit, says the paper's photographer filmed her child and her classmates  —  Megyn Kelly is slamming the Daily Mail for what she's calling invasive coverage of her and her family in the middle of her messy departure from NBC News.
Discussion: Crikey, Variety, Daily Mail and The Wrap
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Josh Rottenberg / Los Angeles Times:
Netflix announces it will offer exclusive theatrical releases for three movies, in a break from its commitment to streaming releases  —  In the latest seismic shift in the ever-evolving landscape of film distribution, Netflix announced Wednesday that it will offer exclusive theatrical engagements …
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
Discussion: 9to5Google, RAIN News, Waze and hypebot
Mark Olsen / Los Angeles Times:
The LA Film Festival is shutting down after 18 years, and nonprofit organizers Film Independent say they will shift resources to more year-round events  —  Film Independent has announced that it will discontinue the L.A. Film Festival after 18 years.  Instead the L.A.-based arts organization …
 
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Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Producer Ben Silverman's studio Propagate acquires production house Electus from IAC; Silverman launched Electus in 2009 with IAC backing, then sold his stake
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
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Wayne Heilman / Gazette:
Digital First Media is laying off 107 people, mostly in finance, at its Colorado Springs service center, shifting work to Genpact Ltd., an outsourcer