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7:20 AM ET, February 8, 2017


 Top News: 
Chris Massie / CNN:
WH official, ex-Breitbart editor Sebastian Gorka, says they'll keep saying “fake news” until media realizes their “monumental desire” to attack POTUS is wrong  —  (CNN)Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, said Monday that the administration …
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
White House releases list of 78 terrorist attacks that it claims received little media attention, but list includes many that were widely covered
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Disney reports Q1 revenue of $14.78B, down 3% YoY, vs $15B expected; net income down 14% YoY to $2.48B  —  Fiscal first quarter revenue dropped 3 percent to $14.8 billion.  —  The Walt Disney Co. earned $1.55 per share on revenue of $14.8 billion, a decline of 3 percent, during its fiscal first quarter.
Mother Jones Wins Magazine of the Year at National Magazine Awards  —  Sixty-four media organizations were honored as finalists in 20 categories with 14 publications nabbing awards.  —  The Mother Jones January-February 2017 cover.  —  The 52nd annual National Magazine Awards kicked off Tuesday …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple has hired Timothy D. Twerdahl, director of Amazon's Fire TV business, as VP of Apple TV product marketing; Twerdahl worked at Netflix and Roku in the past  —  Former Amazon executive also held roles at Netflix and Roku  —  The hire lets company to beef up team seeking content deals
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube opens up mobile livestreaming to all creators with more than 10,000 subscribers and debuts Super Chat, which lets users pay to highlight their messages  —  YouTube is now letting creators with at least 10,000 subscribers live-stream mobile video — and it's giving them a new way to make money from their most ardent fans.
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen says she wants the site to become a tabloid that everyone from “the janitor to the CEO” can read  —  Trumps escalating war with the media  —  Can The Huffington Post, a web site founded as a liberal answer to The Drudge Report, win over millions of Trump voters?
Tom Hamburger / Washington Post:
Melania Trump files suit against Mail Media, claiming Daily Mail escort article damaged her “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” as FLOTUS to make millions  —  A lawyer for first lady Melania Trump argued in a lawsuit filed Monday that an article falsely alleging she once worked …
Travis Brooks / Yelp:
Carl Bialik leaves FiveThirtyEight for Yelp, where he will work as data science editor, collaborating with journalists and sharing his findings on a blog  —  Yelp's Data Science team has dug in on projects ranging from the fun to serious forecasting, and we're excited to announce that Carl Bialik …
Alex Williams / New York Times:
Profile of Esquire EIC Jay Fielden, who is trying to reshape the magazine for younger readers amid cultural changes that are redefining American masculinity  —  Esquire magazine, long the man's bible, looks to chart a new course in an era of transgender bathrooms and pink hats.
Discussion: @jkcorden
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
The New York Times hires Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, as a deputy managing editor  —  Rebecca Blumenstein, the deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, is moving a few blocks to work for the company's archrival.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
CEO Erik Huggers says Vevo is postponing subscription service launch to focus on international expansion and original content  —  Music video service Vevo is putting the brakes on its planned subscription service, and will instead focus on its international expansion as well as original content production …
Discussion: @pkafka, Engadget and Tubefilter
Ron Rosenbaum / Los Angeles Review of Books:
The story of The Munich Post, a German newspaper that continually investigated Hitler, reported on plans for the Final Solution, and was ultimately shut down  —  THE TRUMP-HITLER COMPARISON.  Is there any comparison?  Between the way the campaigns of Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler should have been treated by the media and the culture?
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Althia Raj / Huffington Post Canada:
Sources: Canada's upcoming federal budget won't include a fund supporting local and digital media, which had been recommended by the Public Policy Forum
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Kayvon Beykpour, co-founder of Periscope, now overseeing all operational and production aspects of Twitter's video initiatives
Discussion: Recode
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Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
Investigative reporter David Sirota says he will not be taking up the CEO role at David Brock's True Blue Media, positioned as a left-wing Breitbart
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Court rules against, says standards like fire codes, developed by private orgs and incorporated into law by reference, are copyrightable
Discussion: @jeffjohnroberts