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9:40 PM ET, January 16, 2019

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Brian Stelter / CNN:
New York Media announces that David Haskell will succeed Adam Moss as editor-in-chief, starting April 1; Haskell has been editor for business and strategy  —  New York (CNN)David Haskell, currently the editor for business and strategy at New York magazine, will succeed Adam Moss as editor in chief of the illustrious publication.
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Shira Springer / Nieman Reports:
Research shows women's sports in the US receive only 4% of all sports media coverage, perpetuating the biased belief that fans don't care about women's sports  —  Women's sports in the U.S. receive only 4 percent of sports media coverage.  Why it's time for that to change  —  ARTICLE BY
Paresh Dave / Reuters:
Facebook says it will extend its stricter political ad rules to India, Nigeria, Ukraine, and the EU ahead of upcoming elections in the next few months  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools …
Jon Levine / The Wrap:
Mic.com has begun quietly publishing again, with articles from two new writers, just weeks after laying off its entire staff and selling itself to Bustle  —  Relaunch is an “appalling but not surprising move,” NewsGuild of New York tells TheWrap  —  Mic.com has begun quietly publishing again …
Washington Post:
Fake editions of the Washington Post that claimed Trump was leaving office were handed out Wednesday morning around Washington DC  —  Fake editions of The Washington Post claiming that President Trump was leaving office were handed out Wednesday morning at multiple locations in Washington, D.C.
Jessica Davies / Digiday:
NYT SVP for global advertising says the publisher has not seen ad revenues drop after blocking all open-exchange ad buying on its European pages after GDPR  —  When the General Data Protection Regulation arrived last year, The New York Times didn't take any chances.
Agri Ismaïl / @a9ri:
A case study of a BBC story about a men's razor ad, and how some media outlets fuel conflict by plucking social media posts from obscure accounts [thread]  —  Oh hi. Let's look at this bullshit article on the BBC website, shall we? First of all it's on the BBC so you're like oh wow it must be a big deal. pic.twitter.com/H1FlH9T7WY
Kevin Hardy / Des Moines Register:
Meredith's executive chairman and former CEO, Steve Lacy, will retire in March but remain chairman of the board in a non-executive capacity  —  Steve Lacy, the former CEO and current executive chairman of Meredith Corp., will retire in March, the company's board of directors announced Tuesday.
Jon Levine / The Wrap:
Canadian radio station News 95.7 has apologized after its Twitter account was hacked and racist tweets were posted  —  “We at NEWS 95.7 sincerely apologize for the abhorrent content, and are working to ensure this does not happen again," the station says  —  A Canadian radio station …
Jason Guerrasio / Business Insider:
Chris Smith, director of Netflix Fyre Fest documentary, says he consulted Netflix after being tipped about early release of Hulu doc: “It just wasn't an issue”  —  - The director of Netflix's Fyre Festival documentary, Chris Smith, told Business Insider that he was tipped off …
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Laura Wagner / Splinter:
A look at the staff hired at the new Gawker, and those who are rumored to have been approached for jobs
Thomas Seal / Bloomberg:
UK newspapers are stockpiling newsprint and ink in case the country exits the EU in March without a deal
Joe Uchill / Axios:
Report: hackers on a Russian-language hacker forum have been offering to sell access to the content management systems of news sites, including 1,425 US sites
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Daniel Reynolds / Advocate:
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Yashar Ali / HuffPost:
NBC News standards department initially told staff to avoid calling Rep. Steve King's comments about white supremacy “racist”, then revised standards
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
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