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5:00 PM ET, February 1, 2017


 Top News: 
Hadas Gold / Politico:
White House is boycotting CNN; official says they're sending representatives “where it makes sense to promote our agenda”, but ban not permanent  —  Trump administration refuses to put officials on air on the network the president called ‘fake news.’
Alex Griswold / Mediaite:
During a White House event honoring Black History month, Trump criticized CNN, said “I don't watch fake news”, then said Fox News had been good to him  —  President Donald Trump paused during a White House event honoring Black History Month Wednesday to take a shot at CNN …
Daniel Holloway / Variety:
White House thaws its relationship with CNN by making Dr. Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to the president for national security, available for an interview  —  President Donald Trump's White House ended its freeze-out of CNN Wednesday.  Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president …
Discussion: Politico and Business Insider
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
American Public Media's firing of Lewis Wallace illustrates newsroom struggles over diversity and meaning of impartiality as some call media “the enemy”  —  Lewis Wallace first got into journalism, four years ago, with the help of a fellowship that encouraged diversity.
Memo to staff from Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler on covering Trump  —  In a message to staff today, Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler wrote about covering President Trump the Reuters way:  —  The first 12 days of the Trump presidency (yes, that's all it's been!) have been memorable for all …
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Tamron Hall leaving NBC in wake of network canceling her hour of ‘Today’  —  Tamron Hall, a regular host on NBC's “Today” show and MSNBC, is leaving the network later this month.  —  Her departure was announced on Wednesday after days of contentious contract negotiations.
Ellen Eldridge / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
CNN producer Mohammed Tawfeeq, who was detained in Atlanta airport on Sunday, has filed a federal lawsuit against Trump's immigration order  —  A CNN editor and producer who was detained Sunday at Atlanta's airport has filed a federal lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's immigration order.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Q&A with Michael Barbaro, host of The Daily, the New York Times' daily podcast with 15-20 minute episodes that launches Wednesday  —  In a bid to build the New York Times into a habit, the Grey Lady is getting increasingly audible.  On Wednesday, the Times will launch its first daily podcast …
Raphael Satter / Associated Press:
UK surveillance court rules the decision by police to put two journalists, working at a small regional paper, under surveillance was illegal  —  DARLINGTON, England (AP) — British journalist Julia Breen's scoop about racism at her local police force didn't just get her on the front page, it got her put under surveillance.
Ashifa Kassam / The Guardian:
Fox News deletes tweet about Québec shooter being of Morrocan origin and issues retraction, after complaint from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office  —  Justin Trudeau's aide says US network claim that mosque attack suspect was of Moroccan origin ‘spread misinformation ... and perpetuates fear and division’
David Weigel / Washington Post:
Comparing mainstream coverage of Trump's ban with the right-wing media's, which used overwhelmingly positive headlines  —  President Trump's response Sunday afternoon to criticism of his executive orders on refugees and immigration accused the news media of getting the story wrong.  There was no “Muslim ban.”
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