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1:10 PM ET, August 23, 2016

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Tom Scocca / Gawker:
How Peter Thiel's covert bankrolling of Hulk Hogan's lawsuit effectively gaslighted Gawker's business and editorial sides  —  A lie with a billion dollars behind it is stronger than the truth.  Peter Thiel has shut down Gawker.com.  —  This is the final act in what Thiel wished to present …
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Hadas Gold / Politico:
Melania Trump takes legal action against Daily Mail for defamation; Charles Harder, her attorney, represented Hulk Hogan in Gawker case  —  Melania Trump has started legal action against the Daily Mail and other outlets for what she claims is a defamatory article about her past.
Jim Dwyer / New York Times:
Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros sues Fox, claiming executives punished her for complaining about sexual harassment by Ailes  —  Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host, charged in a lawsuit filed Monday that top executives at the network, including the man who replaced Roger Ailes …
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Lucy Westcott / Newsweek:
Women journalists share their stories of sexual harassment in the media industry  —  Clara Rollins was an 18-year-old photography intern at a newspaper in the southeastern United States when a section editor asked her if she'd ever had sex.  —  The editor sent Rollins (not her real name) …
Associated Press:
Wikileaks published sensitive personal data, including the names of two teen rape survivors and the address of a man arrested for being gay in Saudi Arabia  —  CAIRO (AP) — WikiLeaks' global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people …
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Shane Smith says Vice tried to buy The News of the World at the height of the phone-hacking scandal  —  The family-friendly entertainment conglomerate, worried about reaching young men in an era of cable-cutting, is betting big on the profane gonzo journalism of ex-punk rocker Shane Smith
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Amazon hopes to launch unlimited, ad-free, $4-$5/month Echo-only music streaming service in September, has yet to finalize deals with labels  —  Spotify, Apple Music and everyone else cost $10 a month.  Amazon wants to charge half of that.  —  Amazon wants to launch …
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Google's Daydream service is launching “in the coming weeks” as the company pays YouTube stars for VR content and helps promote some Hulu projects  —  Company to release Daydream virtual reality service in weeks  —  Google said to back games, short films with YouTube celebs
Discussion: TechCrunch, The Verge and @bradstone
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
The New York Times has begun recruiting journalists for newsrooms in Canada, Australia  —  NYT FOR CANUCKS, AUSSIES — Morning Media has learned that the next two places The New York Times is targeting for expansion are Canada and Australia.  The company has already dispatched research teams …
Discussion: Nieman Lab, FishbowlNY and @ryanchittum
Hollywood Reporter:
Regulatory filing: Philippe Dauman's exit package from Viacom worth $72M, with $58M in severance, stock options, additional bonus for current fiscal year, more  —  The company in a regulatory filing says Paramount management will provide the Viacom board with a business update and may face more board oversight.
Discussion: @fromedome
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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Amazon Studios Hires Former Chernin Group Exec Matthew Ball as Head of Strategy  —  Amazon Studio has hired former Chernin Group and Otter Media executive Matthew L. Ball as its new head of strategy, Variety has learned.  In this newly-created role, Ball is going to define the strategy …
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Sources: Time Inc. is facing new round of cuts across its US titles, including Don Banks of Sports Illustrated; one source says it's around 40 editorial staff  —  THE TRUMPINGTON POST CHANNEL?  — The drumbeat about whether Donald Trump is planning to start his own media operation after Nov. 8 is getting louder.
 
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David Ferguson / Raw Story:
CNN's Trump commentator Corey Lewandowski is still being paid by the presidential candidate's campaign, received $20K in July while working for the network