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10:20 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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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”
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
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
A WaPo story that Epstein's autopsy found multiple breaks in neck bones helped fuel conspiracies, but experts say evidence is consistent with suicidal hangings  —  New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter.  You can sign up for free right here.
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.
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
Ashley Cullins / Hollywood Reporter:
ABC fined $395K by the FCC after Jimmy Kimmel Live! used a simulated emergency alert tone three times during a sketch in October 2018  —  AMC and Discovery were also hit with fines.  —  A Jimmy Kimmel Live! bit making fun of President Donald Trump is going to cost ABC $395,000 …
Allison Weis / USA Today:
Journalism student explains why she wants to be in the news media despite barriers including unpaid internships, layoffs, low pay, and attacks by Trump  —  Despite the unpaid internships, low salaries and relentless assaults by our world leaders, the journalism industry isn't dying.  It's just changing.
Discussion: @will_potter and @journostuff
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.
Mark Di Stefano / BuzzFeed:
Nick Owens, a senior editor for UK's Sunday Mirror resigned after allegedly groping a female journalist in a pub; sources: he was given the option to resign  —  Sunday Mirror staff were told deputy editor Nick Owens left the newspaper after an “incident” involving alcohol with a female member of staff.
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
The BBC World Service has extended its shortwave radio broadcasts in India-controlled Kashmir defying an almost two-week media blackout imposed by India  —  The BBC World Service has extended its shortwave radio broadcasts in the Indian-controlled region of Kashmir after almost two weeks of a media blackout imposed by India.
Discussion: @lenubienne
 
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