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1:55 AM ET, August 16, 2019

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Ashley Feinberg / Slate:
Transcript of NYT's recent staff meeting, in which execs grappled with queries about a front-page headline on Trump and avoided deep criticisms of NYT's role  —  In a transcript of the newspaper's crisis town-hall meeting, executive editor Dean Baquet grapples with a restive staff and outside scrutiny.
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Michael Calderone / Politico:
Behind Nate Silver's persistent criticism of his ex-employer NYT, for its 2020 polling analysis and Trump coverage, that he denies is due to a personal grudge  —  Nate Silver made his name as The New York Times' data guru, creating the methodology that predicted Barack Obama's reelection.
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Inside The New York Times as it debates its coverage of Trump's racism and the well intentioned but ineffective desire to “show and not tell”
Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Axios is beta testing software to help companies create newsletters for employees and hopes to sell companies the software on a subscription basis  —  Digital media publisher Axios is planning to enter a new business that includes selling software for helping companies create newsletters for their employees.
Discussion: @niemanlab and @jbenton
Cristina Tardáguila / Poynter:
Facebook is expanding its third-party fact checking program to Instagram, starting with US, and will downplay posts deemed fake on its Explore and Hashtag pages  —  Starting today, Instagram users can report false content and expect certified fact-checkers to analyze its veracity.
James Walker / Press Gazette:
Financial Times has bought a minority stake in paywalled B2B news website The Business of Fashion, which says it has 35,000 paying members and over 100 staff  —  The Financial Times has bought a minority stake in B2B news website The Business of Fashion, which sits behind a paywall.
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
More advertisers are preventing ads from appearing on political content online; out of 2,637 advertisers, 560 blocked the word “Trump”, 1,085 blocked “shooting”  —  ‘Bomb,’ ‘immigration,’ ‘racism’ and ‘Trump’ are among keywords marketers insist should not appear near their ads
Bryan Pietsch / Reuters:
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, an education group, urges DOJ to block the merger of textbook publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked …
Discussion: @txtbks
Jennifer Duke / Sydney Morning Herald:
Seven West Media says its CEO Tim Worner has resigned, appoints James Warburton, who worked at Seven until 2011 before leaving for rival Channel Ten, as new CEO  —  Seven West Media has appointed James Warburton to be its new chief executive.  He replaces Tim Worner effective immediately.
Miranda Green / The Hill:
New policy rolled out by the US Interior Department's inspector general puts strict limits on the office's interactions with reporters  —  A new policy rolled out by the Interior Department's inspector general puts strict limits on the office's interactions with reporters.
 
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Lindsey Ellefson / The Wrap:
Stephanie Grisham gave her first TV interview as White House press secretary to “America This Week” host Eric Bolling, well over a month into her tenure
Patrick Strudwick / BuzzFeed:
A transgender employee of The Guardian resigned last month accusing it of being “an incredibly transphobic organisation”; a second employee quit weeks later
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