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2:25 PM ET, November 25, 2016

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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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Verizon hires Steve Woolf, formerly global head of networks at AwesomenessTV, as head of programming for Go90  —  Steve Woolf, formerly global head of networks at AwesomenessTV, has joined Verizon's Go90 mobile-centric video group as head of programming.  —  At Verizon, Woolf will oversee …
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 …
Michael Tegos / Tech in Asia:
Streaming video service Hooq launches in Singapore with offline viewing, and Singtel partnership for data bundles, at a monthly fee of $6.20  —  Streaming video service Hooq is finally launching in Singapore, the company announced today.  The Singaporean startup is opening up its video streaming …
Sheera Frenkel / BuzzFeed:
How the rise of the Internet, Facebook, and fake news has fueled anti-Muslim sentiment in Myanmar  —  YANGON, Myanmar — The internet brought Donald Trump to Myanmar.  Or, at least that's how Shar Ya Wai first remembers hearing about the Republican president-elect.  —  “One day, nobody knew him.
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.
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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
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
The problem with an algorithmic solution for Facebook's fake news problem is that many news stories are partially accurate
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
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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
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
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
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
 

 
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Kif Leswing / CNBC:
Nvidia reports Q1 revenue up 262% YoY to $26.04B, vs. $24.65B est., forecasts Q2 revenue above est., and splits its stock 10-for-1; NVDA jumps 5%+

Nitasha Tiku / Washington Post:
Documents and sources: OpenAI didn't use Scarlett Johansson's voice for ChatGPT's Sky and hired another actress months before Sam Altman contacted Johansson

Mayank Parmar / BleepingComputer:
Microsoft users report a massive outage impacting Bing.com, Copilot for web and mobile, Copilot in Windows, and more; ChatGPT and DuckDuckGo have similar issues

 
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