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7:50 PM ET, December 28, 2016

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Sabrina Siddiqui / The Guardian:
A Muslim reporter recounts the emotional toll of covering the presidential campaign, during which an interviewee told her Muslims should be exterminated  —  “We should exterminate them.”  —  The words rolled off the voter's tongue as though he was merely discussing a pest invasion in his home.
Alessandro Sabatelli / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter introduces live 360-degree videos on Periscope and Twitter from select partners  —  Today, we're introducing a new way to see what's happening on Twitter - through live 360 video.  —  Starting today, you can check out live, interactive 360 videos from interesting broadcasters and explore what's happening with them.
April Glaser / Recode:
Journalist Jason Leopold, MIT's Ryan Shapiro sue US intel agencies including CIA and FBI for not complying with FOIA requests on Russian hacking around election  —  The CIA, FBI, Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence have failed to respond to a Freedom of Information Act request.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Hulu and Disney announce licensing deal that brings 50+ older Disney movies like Mulan and Pocahontas to Hulu  —  Hulu and Disney have struck a new licensing pact that gets the subscription video service exclusive subscription streaming rights to movies like “Pocahontas,” “Mulan” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
David Bauder / Associated Press:
After doing an interview with Tucker Carlson on Fox News, Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca was harassed on Twitter and received a rape threat on Christmas day  —  NEW YORK (AP) — A woman involved in a heated debate with Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson over Ivanka Trump said Tuesday she's received thousands …
Discussion: Washington Post and @nanettehb
Robert Tait / The Guardian:
Czech Republic creates Centre Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats, an “anti-fake news” unit as fears grow over propaganda sites allegedly linked to Russia  —  Centre will tackle interference in upcoming election as fears grow over propaganda websites allegedly linked to Russia
Discussion: @penamerican
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Speculation mounts as to whether Trump will upend D.C. press protocols, with fears he could attempt to usurp some power from the WHCA  —  With the naming of Sean Spicer as White House press secretary, Donald J. Trump has selected a Republican Party insider and communications veteran.
Ken Doctor / Politico:
Washington Post CEO and Publisher Fred Ryan reaffirms the newspaper is profitable and says it's adding dozens of journalists to the newsroom in 2017  —  2016 was the year the Washington Post came of age - again.  In its audience growth, in the ambitiousness of its journalism …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Business Insider's Head of Audience Development Meena Thiruvengadam is leaving, the second top-level editorial staffer to depart the site in two weeks  —  Meena Thiruvengadam, head of audience development at Business Insider, is leaving the website for another opportunity.
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Bloomberg:
Despite efforts, the diversity of Wikipedia's overwhelmingly white and male editorial pool has been slow to improve  —  Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi is a 53-year-old British-Nigerian human-rights activist and, it's fair to say, a person of some note.  She's co-founder of the African Women's Development Fund …
Discussion: BuzzFeed
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
Kremlin-backed media and US far-right sites have adopted the “fake news” term to discredit reports of Aleppo bombings  —  It's been less than a week since Syrian Prime Minister Bashar al-Assad thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for helping “liberate Aleppo.”
 
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George Gurley / New York Times:
The suicide of respected celebrity and society reporter Jeffrey Slonim leaves questions for family, friends, and colleagues
Matt Pressberg / The Wrap:
Miramax CEO Stephen Schoch is stepping down, will be replaced temporarily by Chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi
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Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
House Republicans propose fines for members who live stream or post photos from Congress floor; move is seen as response to Dems' June protest over gun control
Kathianne Boniello / New York Post:
Life coach Madalina Iacob sues Gothamist over allegations posted in its comments section, claiming she was a sex worker
Discussion: FishbowlNY