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9:50 PM ET, December 6, 2018

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Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed News:
Sources: Bloomberg reporters express concern after Michael Bloomberg said his company might not cover politics if he ran for president  —  Reporters at Bloomberg News are on edge after their boss announced that if he chooses to run for president in 2020 — a decision he will have to finalize relatively soon …
New York Times:
A draft report for CBS board says separation between 60 Minutes and CBS News permitted misconduct by some employees and that Jeff Fager's firing was justified  —  For decades, “60 Minutes” has reigned at the top of television news, bringing in hundreds of journalistic awards …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Google launches a personalized audio news feed on Google Assistant using Google News in the US and releases specs for publishers for single-topic audio stories  —  People like smart speakers, but there are a lot of things they don't like about news on smart speakers.
Jack Shafer / Politico:
The Weekly Standard is dying so its patron, Philip Anschutz, can strengthen his other conservative political publication, the Washington Examiner  —  Its Never-Trump crusade violated the first commandment of political magazines: Keep your rich owner happy.  —  Political magazines depend …
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
MoviePass is introducing three new plans offering three movies/month, but with restrictions, in Jan, as subscribers decline and cash flow remains problematic  —  LOS ANGELES — The last year has been a roller coaster with 20 loops for MoviePass and its customers.
BuzzFeed News:
An imposter Facebook account spread early misinformation about the Honduran migrant caravan; Facebook has deactivated it, declines to give account details  —  Days before the migrant caravan left Honduras, a fake Facebook account was used to try to bolster its numbers.
Chris Smith / Forbes:
The Players' Tribune acquires Unscriptd, whose mobile app lets athletes create, edit, and publish short-form videos, and which'll be rebranded The Players' Post  —  When Derek Jeter founded The Players' Tribune in 2014, he did so to give fellow athletes an outlet where they could tell their stories directly to fans.
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network launches a three episode podcast, (Mis)informed, about fact-checking and fake news  —  Who is fact-checking for?  How can reporters avoid amplifying bogus claims?  And is fact-checking even the best way to fight online fakery?
 
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Lux Alptraum / The Verge:
Tumblr's initial embrace of pornography helped it grow users, but it has since been phased out following Yahoo acquisition
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Alex Stedman / Variety:
No female directors were nominated for the 2019 Golden Globes, which have only nominated five women in the category since they began in 1944
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