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8:45 AM ET, October 17, 2016

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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Trump goes beyond claiming media bias to instead blame media for a “rigged” election, adopting the Breitbartian view of institutional conspiracy  —  Republicans have complained about media bias for decades.  But Donald Trump, whose attacks on the press are escalating …
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Mi-Ai Parrish / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Republic responds to those who harassed its staff and issued death threats after newspaper endorsed Clinton  —  What is the correct response to these threats?  Today, I offer you a few.  —  As someone who has spent a career in the business of words, it's unusual to find myself speechless.
Matt Taibbi / Rolling Stone:
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! shouldn't be prosecuted for covering Dakota pipeline protests because she was acting as a journalist  —  To the offending prosecutor, Ladd Erickson, who is apparently a fan  —  All Stories  —  A little over a month ago, private security guards working on behalf …
RT:
RT's UK bank accounts blocked, says EIC Margarita Simonyan; Russian Foreign Minister accuses UK of abandoning commitment to protect freedom of speech  —  RT UK's bank accounts have been blocked, RT's editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan reported.  Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova reacted …
Discussion: Guardian
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Chairwoman Sandra Mims Rowe explains why The Committee to Protect Journalists broke its own rule about getting involved in politics to protest Trump  —  For decades, Sandra Mims Rowe was a rigorous newspaper editor who demanded deep reporting from the journalists she led.
Discussion: Guardian and Talking New Media
Jeremy Barr / Ad Age:
The Atlantic tells 8.5% of its unique visitors who use ad-blockers to whitelist website, or pay $3.99 a month for ad-free version, starting Monday  —  The Atlantic would like to figure out a way to make some money off of the 8.5% of unique visitors to the magazine's website who use an ad-blocker.
Yahoo:
Obama decries “wild wild west of information flow” in media, calls for reliable curation, but says “the answer is obviously not censorship”  —  Pittsburgh (AFP) - President Barack Obama on Thursday decried America's “wild, wild west” media environment …
Discussion: Recode and The White House
Sophia Harris / CBC News:
As Netflix successfully enforces geographic restrictions, unblocking services like uFlix, Unblock-Us, and UnoTelly are giving up  —  Some unblocking companies that help customers hop Netflix borders are in retreat  —  Netflix may be emerging victor in its declared war on virtual border hoppers.
Toni Monkovic / New York Times:
Profile of Decision Desk HQ, a four-year-old group of volunteers that reports US election results; group will join Buzzfeed on Twitter's election night coverage  —  For almost a decade, Brandon Finnigan, a conservative blogger and elections data enthusiast, had obsessed about Republican failures in Pennsylvania in presidential races.
Discussion: @buzzfeedben and @decisiondeskhq
James Warren / Poynter:
Interview with Jamie Kalven on his 20K word, four-part, Chicago police corruption story, and why he ran it on The Intercept instead of Slate, Guardian, or CIR  —  CHICAGO — The Al Jazeera documentary crew was hanging out in a once-fire ravaged low-slung brick building on the edge of an underserved South Side neighborhood.
Discussion: @azmatzahra
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter is a media company where millions create content for news cycles, and its stock price and potential buyers should reflect that reality  —  Twitter increasingly is the place where content is born  —  If you are among the 73% of American adults who don't log in to Twitter at least once a month …
 
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Marc Herman / Columbia Journalism Review:
How IRIN, the UN's former in-house news service, remade itself as a Swiss nonprofit to cover humanitarian crises without running into conflicts of interest
Kari Howard / Nieman Storyboard:
How Charlotte Magazine, with a tiny staff and freelancers, produced 12+ stories, a photo essay, and more about unrest after police shot and killed a black man
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek becomes chairman after co-founder Martin Lorentzon steps down from position to become company's vice-chairman
Discussion: @ingridlunden
Devin Leonard / Bloomberg:
Profile of Univision chairman Haim Saban on his plans for an IPO and his efforts to ensure Hillary Clinton is elected president
Discussion: Fortune
Isaac Chotiner / Slate:
Interview with WaPo reporter David Fahrenthold, on covering the Trump Foundation, learning tax law, breaking the Access Hollywood story, and more
Discussion: @wesleylowery
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
BitTorrent says its streaming service BitTorrent Now isn't shutting down, only one co-CEO, Robert Delamar, left the company
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Amanda Hess / New York Times:
Some celebrities are resorting to cyberbullying tactics like posting revenge porn, sharing secret phone recordings, and rallying online mobs for PR offensives
Aishwarya Venugopal / Reuters:
Viacom special committee hires Morgan Stanley, Allen & Company, and LionTree LLC to advise on potential CBS merger
Discussion: Bloomberg and Multichannel News
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
French legislature gives preliminary approval to 2% tax on ad revenue from video platforms like YouTube, in order to help finance local content
Financial Times:
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Twitter bid: “In this case we've walked away. It wasn't the right fit for us”; Twitter shares down over 5% on news