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6:10 PM ET, October 18, 2016


 Top News: 
Stephanie Petit /
People Magazine reveals six named sources who corroborate former writer Natasha Stoynoff's claim she was sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in 2005  —  Six colleagues and close friends who corroborate former PEOPLE writer Natasha Stoynoff's account of being attacked by Donald Trump in 2005 are now coming forward.
Jack Shafer / Politico:
University of Texas study: digital first has not worked for most newspapers, with online readership declining for more than half of 51 US newspapers since 2011  —  What if almost the entire newspaper industry got it wrong?  —  What if, in the mad dash two decades ago to repurpose …
New York Daily News:
New York Daily News promotes Pulitzer-winning Editorial Page Editor Arthur Browne to editor-in-chief; Eric Gertler becomes Co-Chairman, Co-Publisher  —  Calling him “the lifeblood and soul” of the Daily News “for decades,” publisher Mort Zuckerman has named Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist …
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Yahoo management skips scheduling an earnings conference call with investors, dodging potential questions on the impact of its massive breach  —  As it sunsets as an independent company, Yahoo's business continues to contract.  —  Does it matter that Yahoo management declined …
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Gavin Purcell, Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show producer, joins Vox Media in newly-created position of head of video  —  As Vox's head of video, Purcell will lead video strategy for the online publisher's eight brands, including The Verge, SB Nation and Eater.  —  After two years helping turn …
Erin McCann / New York Times:
State prosecutor Ladd Erickson says other charges could still be brought against Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, claims she's a protester  —  The radio journalist Amy Goodman spent the weekend with the threat of a riot charge hanging over her, arising from protests over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota.
Sam Levin / Guardian:
Judge rejects riot charges for journalist Amy Goodman after oil pipeline protest
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts live video scheduling, scheduled broadcast sharing, pre-broadcast lobbies to verified Pages, with plans to expand to all Pages in coming weeks  —  Facebook is helping broadcasters plan and promote their Live streams ahead of time, and assemble their audiences in a waiting room …
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
Sue D'Emic replaces Jeff Bairstow as executive VP and CFO of Time Inc.  —  A major shuffling of the leadership deck has come to Time Inc. Sue D'Emic is replacing Jeff Bairstow as executive vp and CFO and three other execs are taking on additional duties.  —  Bairstow had served as Time Inc.'s CFO since 2013.
Discussion: Folio
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
UK's Press Association's EIC says the news agency is to start exploring the use of robot journalists to produce stock market reports, sports, election coverage  —  Press Association is to begin looking at using robot journalists to report some sport and news stories in the next few months.
Jane Martinson / Guardian:
The UK's Channel 4, Al Jazeera, and Kurdish agency Rudaw streamed the battle for Mosul on Facebook, have received criticism they used war as entertainment  —  Broadcasters including Al-Jazeera accused of using war as entertainment and criticised over presence of emojis on their feeds
Discussion: Daily Mail
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Matt Donnelly / The Wrap:
Relativity Media sues Netflix, claiming breach of contract and libel, saying “bad faith scheme” caused studio $1.5B in losses
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Vimeo launches digital storefront selling TV shows to consumers in 150 countries in partnership with Lionsgate, adds Starz to its lineup
Discussion: TechCrunch
 Earlier Picks: 
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Netflix beats expectations, adding 3.2M global subscribers vs. 2M expected and 370K domestic subscribers vs. 304K for the quarter; stock up over 20% after hours
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Billy Bush's Departure From ‘Today’ Is Now Official
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