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10:30 PM ET, May 6, 2019

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Zosha Millman / SeattlePI:
Journalist says Seattle Times reporter Mike Rosenberg sent her sexually harassing Twitter DMs, and the paper says it's suspended him amid its own investigation  —  Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg has deactivated his Twitter account after another journalist accused him of sending sexually explicit and harassing messages.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook updates its video guidelines to promote original content, loyal and engaged viewership  —  Facebook today announced a series of changes to the way it ranks videos on its social network, which determines how widely they're distributed.  According to the updated guidelines …
Peter Kafka / Vox:
Sources: Amazon in talks with big US publishers about paying them to expand internationally so it can reach more shoppers with its affiliate business  —  Big US publishers already make money from Amazon's “affiliate” business.  Amazon wants them to make more, and may pay them upfront.
Discussion: @pkafka, @martinsfp, @jbenton, @mims and @rafat
Rochelle Toplensky / Financial Times:
Sources: after considering Spotify's complaint about App Store fees, the EU has decided to launch an antitrust probe into Apple's conduct  —  The EU will launch a formal antitrust investigation into Apple in the next few weeks after Spotify accused the iPhone maker of “tilting the playing field to disadvantage competitors”.
Columbia Journalism Review:
Study examines how Report for America fellows struggle to build real trust in local news with communities in rural Kentucky and inner-city Chicago  —  Last June, Report for America (RFA) fellow Will Wright was looking for interviews in Eastern Kentucky.  He was standing at a temporary health care clinic …
Jacob Silverman / New Republic:
A freelance writer details how journalism's use of part-time freelancers has hurt the industry, making corporate writing the only refuge for a steady income  —  In 2009, in the paranoid middle days of the recession, I enacted a boomerang-child stereotype: I moved back home into my parents' basement.
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Nina Jankowicz / Columbia Journalism Review:
How Ukraine elected comedian Volodymyr Zelensky as president while TV viewers searched in vain for measured, fact-based news on oligarch-owned channels  —  On a recent spring evening in Kyiv, 22,000 people gathered under cotton-candy skies in the capitol city's Olympic Stadium.  Millions more watched at home.
Lauren Johnson / Business Insider:
Pitch deck shows Amazon aims to build a video advertising business on Fire TV devices and IMDb FreeDive to rival Roku, Hulu, and others  —  - Amazon wants a piece of OTT advertising and is targeting advertisers who are migrating from TV's $70 billion market.
Danielle Chemtob / The Charlotte Observer:
After initial moments of fear following a campus shooting, college journalists at UNC Charlotte worked on telling the stories of their classmates and friends  —  When UNC Charlotte student Nikolai Mather first saw frantic messages about a shooting on campus Tuesday, he turned off his dorm room lights …
Nancy Cook / Politico:
Trump chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has prioritized pumping up the White House's communications machine, but the daily press briefing is unlikely to return  —  One of Mick Mulvaney's first acts after he started working as President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff in December was to hit the television airwaves.
 
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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
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