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4:00 PM ET, January 3, 2017

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Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News for a new role at NBC, where she will host a daytime news and debate program and anchor a Sunday night news show  —  Megyn Kelly, who arrived at Fox News 12 years ago as a television news neophyte but rose to become one of its two biggest stars …
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NBC News confirms that Megyn Kelly is joining  —  JANUARY 3, 2017 — Megyn Kelly, one of America's most prominent news anchors, will join NBC News, it was announced today by Andrew Lack, Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group.  —  Kelly will become anchor of a new one hour daytime program …
Kalev Leetaru / Forbes:
How the Washington Post's inaccurate story about a Russian hack spread, with the paper rewriting it rather than issuing a correction, before finally adding one  —  On Friday the Washington Post sparked a wave of fear when it ran the breathless headline “Russian hackers penetrated U.S. electricity grid through …
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson is named as a columnist for Time magazine's newsletter, Motto; she will focus on women and empowerment  —  Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson has been tapped as a columnist for Time magazine's online Motto newsletter.  She will focus on women and empowerment issues.
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Charlotte Eyre / The Bookseller:
Simon & Schuster UK will not join its US counterpart in publishing Breitbart journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' book  —  Simon & Schuster UK will not join its US counterpart in publishing a book by controversial right-wing figure Milo Yiannopoulos.  —  A spokesperson told The Bookseller …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Dish's new AirTV Player lets Sling customers stream over-the-air local channels, a move that required no carriage deals on Dish's part  —  Dish Network has officially unveiled its plan for bringing local TV channels to its Sling TV over-the-top internet TV service — with no retransmission deals required on its part.
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Dish's AirTV set-top box provides 4K streaming for Sling TV, Netflix, and YouTube, includes an over-the-air antenna for live TV
Discussion: BGR and 9to5Google
Andrew Golis / Vox:
Laura McGann becomes Vox's first editorial director, while Lauren Williams is promoted to executive editor, as the site prepares to cover the Trump presidency  —  How Vox is changing to cover Trump and a new era of policy and politics.  —  Programming note from Vox general manager Andrew Golis …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Amazon partners with three Chinese manufacturers to launch Amazon Fire-powered 4K TVs, to be sold online and in select retail stores later this year  —  Amazon is now making its own TV — sort of, anyway: The e-commerce giant has teamed up with Seiki, Westinghouse and Element Electronics …
Discussion: Business Insider
Brian Flood / The Wrap:
Tribune Media authorizes $500M dividend for stockholders and warrant holders  —  Tribune Media Company announced a special dividend of approximately $500 million that will be paid from existing cash on Tuesday.  —  The company's board of directors authorized and declared a special cash dividend …
Joe Scarborough / Washington Post:
Joe Scarborough says the feigned outrage over his NYE meeting with Trump stems from a press corps disoriented by the election of a man they openly despise  —  Facts are stubborn things.  Unfortunately in the age of Twitter journalism, too many reporters find such details to be both onerous and optional.
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Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Q&A with Joe Scarborough, who likens his rapport with Trump to Fareed Zakaria's with Obama, Ben Bradlee's with JFK, and Walter Lippmann's with LBJ
 
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