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1:45 AM ET, February 8, 2017


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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.
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
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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?
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: Tubefilter and Engadget
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?
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  —  Sirota announced he would join True Blue Media last month.  “The circumstances of the job subsequently changed.”  —  David Sirota / Via
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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
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