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6:55 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.
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.
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 …
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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.
Guardian:
UK Treasury denies any involvement in NatWest Bank decision to shut down RT's bank accounts  —  British government denies role in NatWest closing bank accounts of Moscow's main propaganda tool in English-speaking world  —  Russia has angrily accused Britain of trampling on freedom of speech …
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RT:
RT's UK bank accounts blocked, says EIC Margarita Simonyan; Russian Foreign Minister accuses UK of abandoning commitment to protect freedom of speech
Sam Levin / Guardian:
Judge rejects riot charges for journalist Amy Goodman after oil pipeline protest  —  Authorities had issued a warrant for her arrest after Democracy Now! host filmed guards for the Dakota access pipeline using dogs and pepper spray on protesters  —  A North Dakota judge rejected prosecutors' …
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 …
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 …
Alex Kras:
Google AMP accused of stealing publishers traffic, by directing search traffic to cached snapshots of sites at Google-hosted URLs  —  I run my blog on WordPress with a custom theme. 6 month ago I've added support for Accelerate Mobile Pages (AMP) in order to provide better user experience for mobile devices.
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Matt Pressberg / The Wrap:
Netflix is abandoning plans to launch in China for now because of challenging regulations, but will still license content to existing online service providers  —  Netflix has decided to drop its plan to launch in China for now, the streaming service announced during its third-quarter earnings report after markets closed Monday.
 
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