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6:35 PM ET, May 4, 2019

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Wall Street Journal:
Visualizations show the stark divide between a handful of national newspapers that have managed to make the digital transition, and the struggling local outlets  —  After suffering a historic meltdown a decade ago in the financial crisis, American newspapers began racing to transform into digital businesses …
CNN:
After Facebook bans seven extremists, Trump, in a series of tweets, complains about the ban, retweeting extremists' tweets, and issuing vague threats  —  New York (CNN)Facebook barred seven users from its services earlier this week, citing its policies against “dangerous individuals and organizations.”
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Teresa Mioli / Journalism in the Americas:
Journalists and press freedom advocates are highlighting a theme of media for democracy in times of disinformation for the 26th World Press Freedom Day  —  Each May 3 is a global celebration of press freedom and its importance to society.  For this year's World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) …
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Swapna Krishna / 1Password Blog:
On World Press Freedom Day, 1Password promotes its free membership for journalists; the service includes Travel Mode, which protects data when crossing borders
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Recently acquired Times-Picayune will lay off all of its 161 staff, including 65 reporters and editors, a notice filed with Louisiana Workforce Commission says  —  The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its website, nola.com, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off.
Alexandria Neason / Columbia Journalism Review:
Media Matters study of 2,000 tweets by major news outlets shows they amplified false or misleading Trump claims 19 times/day on average, without disputing them  —  When a president speaks, what he says is, by journalistic norms, inherently newsworthy.  But when a president lies—on social media …
Ruth Graham / Slate:
Rachel Held Evans, an influential progressive Christian writer and speaker who challenged the evangelical establishment, is dead at age 37  —  Rachel Held Evans, an influential progressive Christian writer and speaker who cheerfully challenged American evangelical culture, died on Saturday at a hospital in Nashville.
New York Times:
Sinclair Broadcast announces it will buy 21 regional sports networks from Disney in a deal valued at $10.6B; deal does not include YES Network  —  Sinclair Broadcast Group said Friday that it had agreed to acquire 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Company in a deal worth $10.6 billion …
Kurt Badenhausen / Forbes:
A profile of sports streaming company DAZN, which is paying well over $1B for media rights annually and is using boxing to drive subscriber growth in the US  —  The first Saturday in May is one of the biggest sports days of the year.  In addition to the gambling-friendly Kentucky Derby …
Jason Del Rey / Vox:
In an oral history of Amazon Prime, current and former Amazon executives discuss the pivotal role of Prime Video in driving the membership program's success  —  An oral history of the subscription service that changed online shopping forever.  —  It's easy to forget now, but Amazon wasn't always the king of online shopping.
 
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Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
UK's Evening Standard editor announces job cuts as the free paper merges its print and online teams following a £10M loss in 2018
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube says it will make all of its original content free this fall in a strategy that its CBO says is in opposition to what other media companies are doing