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7:20 PM ET, November 8, 2018

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Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Press Secretary Sanders tweeted a video that experts say was altered and which made Jim Acosta's encounter with a White House intern appear more violent  —  White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday night shared a video of CNN reporter Jim Acosta that appeared to have been altered …
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Amy B Wang / Washington Post:
White House suspends Jim Acosta's press pass after he and Trump had a tense exchange; Sarah Sanders claims Acosta “placed his hands” on woman at press event  —  The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta after President Trump took issue …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
CNN should sue the White House for taking away Jim Acosta's press pass under a false pretext, and press-rights groups and media outlets should join in  —  CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta is a smart, tough reporter.  He can also be a grandstander who seems to thrive on conflict with President Trump …
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Michelle Fields / The Atlantic:
Ex-Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields, accused of falsely saying Lewandowski assaulted her, says accusers apparently were projecting, as they aim at Acosta now
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Brent Lang / Variety:
Disney's Q4 beats with $2.3B net income on $14.3B revenue; cable/broadcast sales were nearly $6B, up 9% YoY, and its film studio earned $2.1B, up nearly 50% YoY  —  The box office success of “Incredibles 2” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp” combined with the popularity of the Walt Disney Company's …
Allyson Chiu / Washington Post:
Tucker Carlson's home was targeted by antifascist group Smash Racism D.C.; the group's tweets and Facebook video regarding the incident have been removed  —  Fox News host Tucker Carlson was at his desk Wednesday evening, less than two hours before his 8 p.m. live show, when he suddenly started receiving multiple text messages.
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Some experts say Facebook performed well for the midterms, but disinformation and false news still spread fast, requiring outsiders' monitoring and prodding  —  After an Election Day largely free of viral social media misinformation, and with little trace of the kind of Russian troll stampede …
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Committee to Protect Journalists staffers Quintal and Mumo have been released following their arrest in Tanzania and have left the country  —  The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the release of Angela Quintal, CPJ's Africa program coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo …
David Wood / Houston Chronicle:
A review of 744 Houston Chronicle stories by Mike Ward could not find 44% of the 275 people quoted; The Chronicle will retract eight stories and correct others  —  Action follows external review of former staff reporter accused of fabricating sources  —  On July 31, the Houston Chronicle published …
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
China's Xinhua News Agency launches “composite anchors”, which combine images and voices of human anchors with text via AI tech from internet company Sogou  —  - AI anchors have the ability to work 24 hours a day provided human editors keep inputting text into the system
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
Sinclair reports Q3 revenue of $766M, up 18.9% YoY, while profits more than double YoY to $63.9M as political advertising offset the costs of a failed merger  —  Sinclair Broadcast Group's posted a big gain in profits after its acquisition of Tribune Media fell through …
 
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