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12:30 PM 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
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
Buzzfeed UK Editor-in-Chief Janine Gibson is leaving at the end of January after more than three years as its head  —  Buzzfeed UK editor-in-chief Janine Gibson has announced she is leaving the news website after more than three years in the top job.  —  Gibson will leave at the end of January …
Kali Hays / WWD:
Media Matters for America:
Media Matters study: in 2018, less than 6% of episodes on the five major Sunday morning news shows had segments about climate change, a 13% fall YoY  —  Less than 6 percent of episodes of the five major Sunday morning news shows in 2018 featured any substantial mentions or discussions of climate change …
Variety:
A look at how debt is shaping the industry as media giants amass large amounts of debt to build streaming platforms in an effort to better compete with Netflix  —  Randall Stephenson, AT&T's chairman-CEO, summoned all of his folksy Oklahoma earnestness as he made an enthusiastic pitch …
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
AT&T to resume advertising on YouTube after pulling the ads in 2017 because the brand was appearing alongside the offensive videos  —  AT&T, one of the nation's biggest marketers, yanked its advertising dollars from YouTube in 2017 because the brand was appearing alongside offensive videos.
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.
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
News UK has asked the culture secretary to remove some legal guarantees to allow the Times and Sunday Times to share content and staff in a cost savings bid  —  Murdoch publisher wants to remove guarantees to allow it to share content and staff  —  Rupert Murdoch's News UK has asked …
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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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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
Nathaniel Gleicher / Facebook:
Facebook takes down 315 Pages, 152 accounts, 4 Groups, and 41 Instagram accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” originating in Russia
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