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10:20 PM ET, December 26, 2018

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Max Read / New York Magazine:
Studies suggest that less than 60% of web traffic is human, with fake metrics, news, and bot-driven conversations and transactions, leading to falling trust  —  In late November, the Justice Department unsealed indictments against eight people accused of fleecing advertisers of $36 million …
Austin Murphy / The Atlantic:
Austin Murphy, a former senior writer at Sports Illustrated, on switching from a career in journalism to working for Amazon delivering packages  —  There's a certain novelty, after decades at a legacy media company, in playing for the team that's winning big.
Jeff Jarvis / Whither news?:
A look at what German media academics and journalists, including Mother Jones' CEO, are saying about the Der Spiegel scandal and the lessons to be learned  —  “Everyone who writes knows the seduction of the narrative.”  — Bernhard Pörksen in Die Zeit
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
A look at journalism in 2018, from the revival of the LA Times to the horrific murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi  —  In 2018, those who follow the fortunes of journalism in America probably heard a name — and, separately, a terrible nickname — for the first time.
Peter Jukes / Byline:
BBC's failure to adequately cover important stories like Brexit in the name of “balance” can turn it into a hostage to politics, rather than an observer of it  —  2018 has been a troubling year for those who support public service broadcasting and the national broadcaster's remit to INFORM not just entertain.
Christian Shepherd / Reuters:
UK publisher Taylor and Francis has dropped more than 80 journals from its offerings to libraries in China at the Chinese government's request  —  BEIJING (Reuters) - A British academic publisher has dropped more than 80 journals from its offerings in China at the government's request …
Craig Mod / Wired:
Although the functionality of digital books has largely remained the same for 10 years, technology has improved everything that goes into publishing a book  —  THE FUTURE BOOK was meant to be interactive, moving, alive.  Its pages were supposed to be lush with whirling doodads, responsive, hands-on.
Wall Street Journal:
While Western companies publicly condemned Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing, many have retained their relationships with the Kingdom, including Bloomberg  —  Many businesses have linked their future to Saudi money and the kingdom's sweeping economic overhauls
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
Disney has warned Verizon FiOS subscribers that they could lose access to ESPN and a number of other channels unless a new carriage deal is reached  —  The Disney Media Networks Group is warning subscribers to FiOS that they could lose access to several TV networks unless a new carriage deals is reached.
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Jean Marbella / Baltimore Sun:
Six months later, the Capital Gazette mass shooting still resonates, among family, the Annapolis community, and the news industry
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Max Willens / Digiday:
Salon is testing alternative revenue models, from an ad-free subscription to a partial paywall coming in 2019, as traffic falls 78% over last two years
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