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10:05 PM ET, November 21, 2016

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New York Times:
Sources: Trump used his private meeting with high-profile TV figures to berate them for dishonesty and shortsightedness, criticizing some in the room by name  —  It had all the trappings of a high-level rapprochement: President-elect Donald J. Trump, now the nation's press critic in chief …
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Trump's off-the-record meeting with top network executives and anchors comes amid serious concerns over the press' access to the incoming administration  —  The off-the-record gathering comes amid serious concerns over the press' access to the incoming administration.
Terrence McCoy / Washington Post:
How two fake news writers, self-proclaimed yellow journalists, say they found success sharing stories with shock value on Facebook  —  LONG BEACH, Calif. — Fewer than 2,000 readers are on his website when Paris Wade, 26, awakens from a nap, reaches for his laptop and thinks he needs to, as he puts it, “feed” his audience.
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Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Social media giants including Facebook have a responsibility to help defend truth, as Trump and some of his advisers have embraced and spread falsehoods
Aarti Shahani / NPR:
Sources describe how Facebook's community operations team, which consists of several thousand people, rapidly judges flagged content
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How Facebook's fake news problem emerged as it emphasized real-time content, with the debut of its Share button in 2012 and hashtags and Trending in mid-2013
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Facebook should hire an executive editor and give that person the resources, power, and staff to make sound editorial decisions
Todd Spangler / Variety:
NBCUniversal is investing another $200M in BuzzFeed, which will collaborate with NBCU's Content Studio under extended advertising-sales relationship  —  NBCUniversal announced Monday that it has made an additional $200 million investment in BuzzFeed — on top of the $200 million it invested last year.
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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Jim VandeHei hires FCC's press secretary Kim Hart to oversee tech coverage at his new site  —  It's Kim Hart, currently the press secretary at the FCC.  —  Politico co-founder Jim VandeHei's new company doesn't have a name yet.  And he has yet to explain exactly what the company will be, exactly.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Reese Witherspoon partners with Otter Media—the joint venture of AT&T and the Chernin Group—to form a women-focused digital media company, Hello Sunshine  —  Media and tech industry veteran Kerry Tucker named CEO of Hello Sunshine  —  Reese Witherspoon has established digital …
Discussion: Fortune
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Deborah Needleman is leaving T Magazine after a four-year run as editor in chief; no successor has yet been named  —  Deborah Needleman is leaving her post as editor in chief of T Magazine after four years at the helm of the glossy style supplement published by The New York Times, POLITICO has learned.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Publishers' app store ratings are being driven down by right-wing trolls leaving one star reviews and comments accusing the publishers of left-wing bias  —  Two new fronts have opened up in the battle between the left and the right over media bias: the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Discussion: @retroremakes, @dvsch and @jayrosen_nyu
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Sources: ABC is exploring the possibility of launching a 24-hour digital news channel in 2017; it follows ABC's experiments with Facebook Live  —  The election is over, but ABC is exploring the possibility of a new 24-hour digital news channel.  Our distribution tipsters say that some months ago …
Discussion: Variety, FishbowlNY and Mediaite
Justin Baragona / Mediaite:
Megyn Kelly claims some TV hosts colluded with Trump, warning him they would ask tough questions in order to appear credible; Hannity responds defensively  —  Earlier today, Fox News host Megyn Kelly appeared on MediaBuzz and made the claim that many pro-Trump hosts at various networks were …
 
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