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9:55 AM ET, December 29, 2016

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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
After years of rejecting the “media company” label, Twitter is hiring Periscope editors, broadcasting news alerts, and airing premium live video  —  If you're wondering whether Twitter views itself as a media company or not, take a look at its careers page.
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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.
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.
Patrick Coffee / Adweek:
CEO of Dentsu, Japan's largest ad agency, says he will resign after government investigation into its culture of overwork  —  Dentsu chief executive officer Tadashi Ishii announced today that he will resign next month after leading the network for more than five years.
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
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.”
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
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
 
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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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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Hulu and Disney announce licensing deal that brings 50+ older Disney movies like Mulan and Pocahontas to Hulu
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
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
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