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7:10 AM ET, January 18, 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.
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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Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Publishing CEO Justin Dearborn steps down and is replaced by company President Tim Knight; the CEO and president of Tribune Interactive have also left  —  The Chicago Tribune newsroom at One Prudential Plaza on June 12, 2018.  (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)  —  Privacy Policy
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.
Caroline Scott / Journalism.co.uk:
Interview with Mike Castellucci, creator and producer of Phoning It In, an Emmy Award-winning news series that is shot entirely with an iPhone  —  Journalist Mike Castellucci explains how he is able to capture the human spirit in his award-winning show with just a smartphone, tripod and mic
Victor Luckerson / The Ringer:
Musicians call for changes to Spotify's royalty payout model to tie royalties to the number of users who listen to their music, a shift Deezer is making in 2019  —  Fans may assume the $10 they pay for a monthly streaming subscription goes to the artists they listen to most.  That's not the case.
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 …
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 …
 
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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
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
The BBC's first female deputy general director, Anne Bulford, will step down in the spring
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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
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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
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
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