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12:20 PM ET, September 13, 2019

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Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
AT&T's WarnerMedia signs an exclusive five-year deal with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot for TV, film, and streaming projects; sources: deal is worth ~$250M  —  Bad Robot, the production company he runs with his wife and co-CEO, Katie McGrath, will now have all of its divisions …
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Los Angeles Times:
Sources: Disney is mimicking Netflix in offering TV producers and others profits sooner in exchange for backend revenue, the first legacy media company to do so  —  Walt Disney Co., which became a dominant player in television production with its acquisition of Fox assets earlier this year …
Discussion: @ronlin
Richard Gingras / The Keyword:
Google says it changed how it ranks stories and updated guidelines for evaluation of search results to help better identify and surface original news reporting  —  Google Search was built to provide everyone access to information on the web—and with tens of thousands of web pages …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube says it will no longer allow paid views and advertising to influence its YouTube Music Charts, instead calculating rankings based only on organic plays  —  YouTube will no longer allow paid views and advertising to influence its YouTube Music Charts, the company announced this morning.
Discussion: Bloomberg, Variety and YouTube Blog
Chris Dolmetsch / Bloomberg:
Appeals court orders Fox News to face suit brought by Seth Rich's parents  —  Fox News must defend a lawsuit by the parents of a Democratic Party staffer whose unsolved 2016 murder touched off a flurry of right-wing conspiracy theories, an appeals court said Friday in reinstating the case.
Discussion: @theglipper
Claudia Koerner / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook takes down fact-check of anti-abortion video after complaints from four GOP senators alleging bias; Facebook's fact-checking partner is investigating  —  Facebook on Wednesday removed a fact-check conducted by doctors of an anti-abortion activist's video, which falsely claimed abortion …
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism:
Borealis Philanthropy launches the Racial Equity in Journalism Fund, which has raised $3.6M, to invest in news orgs strengthening inclusivity in civic news  —  Borealis Philanthropy announced today the launch of the Racial Equity in Journalism Fund, which will invest in news organizations …
Paul Cheung / Knight Foundation:
Q&A with DocumentCloud's founders and project leaders on its mission, early challenges, industry adoption, and plans as it reaches its 10th anniversary  —  DocumentCloud, an open-source platform that allows journalists and their readers to upload, analyze, annotate and collaborate …
Discussion: @knightfdn
 
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Michael Calderone / Politico:
Some presidential candidates and others say fact checkers give equal weight to Democratic candidates' comments as to Trump's, creating false equivalences
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
Facebook imposed a 24-hour ban on a chatbot operated by the official account of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for violating hate speech rules
Sarah Marsh / Reuters:
Twitter blocked accounts of Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro and Cuba's top state-run media outlets Wednesday, during a TV speech by Cuba's president
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Facebook:
Facebook lays out four values that guide its Community Standards, in order to promote freedom of expression: authenticity, safety, privacy, and dignity
Edward Felsenthal / TIME:
Time magazine devotes entire issue to climate change: “what you will not find in this issue are climate-change skeptics,” writes EIC
Denise Petski / Deadline:
BBC News will produce an international news show for short-form video startup Quibi, to be filmed in London five days a week and launching in April 2020
Discussion: Gizmodo