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9:15 PM ET, January 17, 2019

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Ashley Feinberg / HuffPost:
A disorienting interview with Jack Dorsey on his Myanmar tweets, right-wing extremism, and what he'd do if Trump called on his followers to murder journalists  —  A Q&A with Twitter's CEO on right-wing extremism, Candace Owens, and what he'd do if the president called on his followers to murder journalists.
Nathaniel Gleicher / Facebook:
Facebook takes down 315 Pages, 152 accounts, 4 Groups, and 41 Instagram accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” originating in Russia  —  Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Netflix estimates it accounts for 10% of US TV screen time, shares audience numbers for some movies and TV shows, such as Bird Box's audience of 80M households  —  The streaming service says it now accounts for 10 percent of TV viewing time.  —  Netflix has more than 130 million customers watching its TV shows and movies.
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Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Les Moonves will pursue an arbitration claim to fight CBS for the $120M severance he was denied after the board determined he was fired for cause  —  Former CBS Corp. chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves will pursue an arbitration claim to fight CBS for the $120 million severance that he was denied …
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Jewish publication The Forward is suspending its print edition and laying off 40% of its staff, including Editor-in-Chief Jane Eisner  —  The Forward is stopping — its print editions.  —  The storied Jewish-American publication is suspending its print operations and plans to lay off …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
NPR has turned its news quiz, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, into a five-minute game for smart speakers that use Google Assistant or Amazon's Alexa  —  NPR has turned its popular “Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!” news quiz show into an interactive game for smart speakers: Owners of speakers powered …
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Corey Ford of media accelerator Matter, which paused its media venture fund after funding from news companies dried up  —  In its seven years, Matter.vc has shepherded 73 media startups through eight accelerator programs, funded by two rounds of investments from a bunch of media companies.
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
The BBC's first female deputy general director, Anne Bulford, will step down in the spring  —  The BBC's deputy director general Anne Bulford, the first woman to hold the role, has decided to leave the corporation in the spring.  —  Bulford rejoined the BBC as managing director of finance …
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Matthew Champion / BuzzFeed News:
Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a journalist in Ghana who helped expose corruption in African soccer, was shot dead Wednesday by gunmen in an Accra suburb
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Showrunner Jason Katims, known for Friday Night Lights and Parenthood, is leaving Universal TV for Apple, as tech companies lure show creators away from studios
Naman Ramachandran / Variety:
Streaming platforms in India, including Netflix, adopt a plan to self-regulate content to forestall potential censorship; Amazon Prime Video will not sign on
Matt Lopez / The Wrap:
Study: 30% of Gen Z'ers and 56% of Millennials say they use Facebook to watch the news, while only 27% and 22% respectively use YouTube to watch it
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Sports Illustrated:
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is moving from February to May for the first time since it was launched in 1964
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
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
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