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8:45 AM ET, November 25, 2016

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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Google has been warning prominent journalists and professors that their accounts are under attack from “government-backed attackers”  —  A flurry of social media reports suggests a major hacking campaign has been uncovered.  —  Google is warning prominent journalists and professors …
The Guardian:
Charlie Hebdo to launch German edition December 1 with initial print run of 200K, available every Thursday for €4  —  The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, whose Paris offices were the target of a jihadist massacre in January 2015, will launch a German edition on 1 December in the wake …
Discussion: @niemanlab
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Experts: a Russian propaganda campaign to undermine Clinton helped spread fake news during election using botnets, networks of sites, paid human “trolls”, more  —  The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created …
Amelia Tait / New Statesman:
Reddit CEO Huffman's decision to delete and alter comments on Trump thread amounts to censorship and has eroded the site's credibility with users  —  The ruling of a High Court judge to allow the body of a 14-year-old girl to be cryogenically preserved is another glance at a potential scientific utopia.
Robert O'Harrow Jr / Washington Post:
Filings show Stephen Bannon-founded charity Government Accountability Institute paid $1.3M to two Breitbart journalists and $376K to Bannon over four years  —  Donald Trump's chief White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon accepted $376,000 in pay over four years for working 30 hours a week …
Roy Greenslade / The Guardian:
Trinity Mirror's Chief Executive Simon Fox and the paper's board should resign for failing to protect their source, Robert Norman  —  Trinity Mirror has no right to own newspapers.  Its board should resign.  Read the story of what the publisher did to Robert Norman, as detailed …
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
UK publisher Newsquest ask readers of its South London papers to write and post their own stories following editorial cuts and redundancies  —  Newsquest has asked readers of its south London titles to write the news themselves and publish it online as part of a “simplified process” for sharing their stories.
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook has quietly built a tool to enable monitoring and suppression of posts based on location, to get back into China; Zuckerberg defended effort  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China's leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
Sue Shellenbarger / Wall Street Journal:
Study of 7.8K students from middle school through college finds most can't spot fake news; 82% middle-schoolers couldn't tell “sponsored content” from real news  —  Teens absorb social media news without considering the source; parents can teach research skills and skepticism
Jane Martinson / The Guardian:
Daily Mail was the only newspaper besides FT not to put verdict of Jo Cox's murder trial, where a neo-Nazi was found guilty, on its front page  —  The story is relegated to page 30, where readers will look in vain to find any reference to the political context of the MP's death
 
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David Walker / PDNPulse:
Court dismisses photographer Carol Highsmith's federal copyright claims in $1B lawsuit against Getty; Getty and Highsmith settle remaining state law claims
Liz Spayd / New York Times:
The New York Times, which condemns fake news, and bans ads that show fake news, acknowledges policing of programmatic often happens after ads appear
Discussion: @sushilaaron
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
The problem with an algorithmic solution for Facebook's fake news problem is that many news stories are partially accurate
Damien Gayle / The Guardian:
A proposal to censor online videos depicting non-conventional consensual sexual acts is currently passing through the UK's Parliament; campaigners condemn it
 Earlier Picks: 
Michael Astor / Associated Press:
Committee to Protect Journalists honors Christiane Amanpour and journalists from Egypt, El Salvador, India, and Turkey at International Press Freedom Awards
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
TV journalists erred in talking with Trump off the record, becoming props in political theater; The New York Times was right to get an on-the-record session
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Encrypted messaging app Telegram launches Telegraph, a long-form publishing tool similar to Medium and Quip; no account is needed to publish posts