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5:35 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
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 …
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.
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.
Rachel Yang / Variety:
Roku says it is removing two Infowars channels on its platform after criticism from users and a rebuke from some Sandy Hook families  —  Roku has taken the Infowars channel off its platform after the streaming device faced criticism for carrying the controversial program hosted by right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
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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Scott Tobias / The Ringer:
Dueling Netflix and Hulu documentaries on the failed Fyre Festival raise ethics questions, including paying the festival founder for an interview and footage
Associated Press:
Iranian state broadcaster Press TV says its American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi was arrested on Sunday after arriving in the US  —  TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The English-language arm of Iran's state television broadcaster is reporting that its prominent American-born news anchor was arrested after flying into the United States.
Discussion: The Guardian, PressTV and Splinter
Will Oremus / Slate:
Condé Nast's Wired trimmed some editorial positions last Thursday from an apparent editorial staff of about 70; sources says five jobs were cut  —  Is this a sign of more to come at Condé Nast?  —  On Thursday, Wired magazine called an all-hands meeting on the day its newsroom moved …
Discussion: @lydiabelanger
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
New York Times Politics Editor Patrick Healy is using Twitter to give readers an insight into the paper's decision-making process, in an effort to build trust  —  You can guess the kinds of complaints The New York Times gets about its political coverage.  It's too biased, too liberal.
Discussion: Politico and Al Jazeera
 
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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
Shaun Walker / The Guardian:
A Montenegro court has sentenced investigative journalist Jovo Martinović to 18 months in jail on charges that press freedom advocates have called “bogus”
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
Discussion: @joeuchill
 Earlier Picks: 
Daniel Reynolds / Advocate:
Memo: Grindr lays off the editorial and social teams of Into, its online LGBTQ magazine launched in August 2017, because the company wants to refocus on video
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:
Netflix raises prices for US subscribers by 13%-18%, its biggest hike ever, immediately affecting new subscribers, over next three months for existing customers