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5:35 PM ET, October 17, 2016

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Financial Times:
Sources: Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner approached Aryeh Bourkoff, founder of investment bank LionTree, about setting up a Trump TV network post-election  —  Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has informally approached one of the media industry's top dealmakers about the prospect …
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Chris Pomorski / Tablet Magazine:
Profile of Jared Kushner, real-estate scion, owner of The New York Observer, and Donald Trump's son-in-law, adviser, and surrogate  —  In New York City, the second week of August 2006 was warm and mostly rainless, hospitable to the sort of al fresco promenades that often accompany film premieres.
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Beyond the election, newsrooms need to consider why so many on the right don't trust them  —  It sure does get exhausting working for the global corporate media conspiracy.  —  The hours are horrible (my kingdom for a weekend off).  You never know what the puppet masters are going to order up next.
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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 …
Columbia Journalism Review:
Center for Public Integrity: journalists, including The New Yorker's TV critic Emily Nussbaum, have donated $382K to Clinton's campaign, $14K to Trump's  —  Hillary Clinton speaks with supporters at a campaign rally at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Tyler Kingkade / BuzzFeed:
Interview with UVA dean about school's stance on sexual assault to be allowed in Rolling Stone libel case as the magazine tries to prove it acted without malice  —  As the defamation suit over Rolling Stone's botched campus rape article goes to trial, the magazine wants to show …
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.
RT:
RT's UK bank accounts blocked, says EIC Margarita Simonyan; Russian Foreign Minister accuses UK of abandoning commitment to protect freedom of speech  —  The UK bank servicing RT has given notice that it will close the broadcaster's accounts, without explanation.
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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 …
Ryan Grim / The Huffington Post:
Fox News anchor Shep Smith discusses the network's post-Ailes future and the charges of sexual harassment brought against his former boss  —  “The long look of history is going to be necessary, and I don't think it will reflect well on this time," Smith says, “or on the voters' ability …
 
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