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10:55 PM ET, February 8, 2019

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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
National Enquirer's work is not any kind of journalism, not even tabloidism; it is threat of publication as a bludgeon, with a clear political agenda  —  The tweet from Jeffrey P. Bezos, announcing his stunning blog post, came Thursday at 5:51 p.m.  —  And for a few long minutes, the chattering classes shut up.
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Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Twitter served as the spark and initial validator for the Bezos blog post on Medium, once again showing how instrumental Twitter is for news  —  Jeff Bezos' highly personal blog post last night was a bombshell in many ways: it served as a middle finger to blackmailing bullies …
Washington Post:
AMI says it believes it acted lawfully in its Bezos reporting and characterizes its actions as “good faith negotiations” but will investigate the claims  —  The parent company of the National Enquirer said it would thoroughly investigate extortion claims by Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos …
Jeff Bezos:
Jeff Bezos publishes letters from National Enquirer owner AMI that he says show threats to publish his nude photos unless he stops probing AMI's reporting
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Allyson Chiu / Washington Post:
Ronan Farrow said he and at least one other journalist involved in stories about National Enquirer and Trump faced “blackmail” threats from AMI
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: in August, Mohammed bin Salman met with Vice's Shane Smith to discuss a joint venture like the one the state has with Bloomberg and the Telegraph  —  One sunny afternoon in August on a yacht off the Red Sea coast, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Vice Media Executive …
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Washington Post:
Trump administration declines to submit a report to Congress on whether Saudi Arabia's crown prince is responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi  —  The Trump administration declined Friday to submit a report to Congress determining whether Saudi Arabia's crown prince is personally responsible …
Hunter Walk:
Interview with Adam Davidson, co-founder and longtime co-host of Planet Money, on audio talent, various kinds of podcasts, and how podcasting is maturing now  —  In the design of social apps, we'll sometimes talk about how there's a Friend Graph and an Interest Graph, and they don't always mix.
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Recode:
Gimlet's Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber on weighing remaining independent and being acquired, the days before the deal, and reach, data, and discoverability  —  Blumberg and Lieber spoke with Recode's Peter Kafka on the latest episode of Recode Media.  —  On Friday, Recode broke the news …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Capitol Forum, which focuses on M&A and government contract news, sues Bloomberg News, claiming Bloomberg is violating copyright's “hot news doctrine” and more  —  Capitol Forum, a Washington-based news service that focuses on mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and government contracts …
Discussion: courthousenews.com, Thanks:@talkingbiznews
Reuters:
IAC's Vimeo generated $160M in revenue in 2018, up from $103.3M in 2017 as its subscribers grew to 952,000, up 9% YoY  —  Arjun Panchadar, Pushkala Aripaka  —  (Reuters) - Online video platform Vimeo's revenue jumped 54 percent last year as its subscriber base surpassed 950,000, its parent group IAC said on Thursday.
Washington Post:
Jill Abramson responds to plagiarism allegations, says some citations don't match with the right pages and some language is too close to sources, promises fixes  —  Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson responded Thursday to allegations that she plagiarized portions of her new book …
 
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Sankalp Phartiyal / Reuters:
Facebook's measures to increase transparency before India's election, including requiring advertisers to confirm identity and location, take effect Feb. 21
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Andrew Gruttadaro / The Ringer:
Interview with MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe and EVP Khalid Itum about what went wrong, as they embark on an apology tour to win back distributors and customers
Shariq Khan / Reuters:
News Corp beats Q2 estimates with $119M in net income as revenue rises 21% YoY to $2.63B; revenue of online real estate services rose 7%, HarperCollins grew ~6%
Discussion: Wall Street Journal