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2:10 AM ET, February 13, 2017

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Tina Nguyen / Vanity Fair:
Profile of Sean Spicer, who was known among the DC press corps as an amicable if sharp-tongued PR pro before he became White House press secretary  —  Once a well-liked figure among the D.C. press, Sean Spicer's new role as Trump's attack dog has people scratching their heads.
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Eric Peckham:
Lessons from Rupert Murdoch's approach to business, which grew News Corp into an empire that shapes policy and popular opinion  —  How to do business the News Corp way.  —  Given my focus on venture investing, media, and politics, it is perhaps no surprise that I find Rupert Murdoch …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
On Monday, the Wall Street Journal is closing the loophole that let readers get articles for free through Google  —  The Wall Street Journal continues to tighten up its paywall as it strives to hit 3 million subscribers to the Journal and other Dow Jones products.
Gabriel Snyder / Wired:
Inside NYT's digital transformation: luring subscribers via Beta Group's vertical apps, a Facebook chatbot, live video, VR, and more on top of strong journalism  —  Arthur Gregg Sulzberger doesn't remember the first time he visited the family business.  He was young, he says, no older than 6 …
Duncan Campbell / The Register:
Proposed changes to draft UK Espionage Act, replacing Official Secrets Act, could mean jail time of up to 14 years for journalists who handled leaked gov't docs  —  Hasty and botched consultation revealed by El Reg  —  Exclusive Proposals for a swingeing new Espionage Act that could jail journalists …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Prince's Warner Music catalog returning Sunday to subscription-streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Napster, and iHeartRadio  —  Songs of late music legend Prince will again be available on multiple streaming-music services on Sunday, in releases timed for the 59th Grammy Awards.
Caitlin Flanagan / The Atlantic:
How Megyn Kelly softened her stridently conservative views to land a job at NBC, where she won't be allowed to stir up outrage as she did on Fox  —  fox news was founded in 1996, when the entertainment impresario and conservative political consultant Roger Ailes acted on a pair of insights …
Shelley Hepworth / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at The New York Times' push into Australia, a media market recently entered by foreign news orgs including BuzzFeed, The Guardian, and The Daily Mail  —  Kings Canyon, Australia (Ueli Fahrni / Wikipedia)  —  After posting a link to the news last month that he will be heading …
Discussion: New York Times
Allister Heath / Telegraph:
Tim Cook says fake news is “killing people's minds”, calls for a PSA campaign, school education, and new tools from tech companies to battle it  —  Tim Cook, the boss of Apple, is calling for governments to launch a public information campaign to fight the scourge of fake news, which is “killing people's minds”.
Discussion: Recode, The Hill, CNNMoney, CNET and Quartz
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Quora to clamp down on anonymity starting March 20, will review all anonymous content before it's published, restrict actions like upvoting, comments, more  —  Quora, a crowdsourced Q&A site that's generally smarter than Yahoo Answers, is making a big change to how anonymity works on its service.
 
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Jean Friedman-Rudovsky / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at parachute journalism, and how placing journalists across the US may combat distrust of media
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Sami Main / Adweek:
How The New York Times is growing T Brand Studio, its branded content arm with over 100 employees, investing in new tech like AR and VR, more
Ben Terris / Washington Post:
Profile of Keith Olbermann, whose new GQ political web series, The Resistance, has been getting more than 2M views per episode
Discussion: @bterris, Mediaite and SPLICETODAY.com
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
Google has warned several prominent journalists, including Jonathan Chait and Julia Ioffe, that state-sponsored hackers are trying to break into their inboxes
Facebook:
Facebook commits to an audit of its ad metrics by the Media Rating Council, the industry's measurement watchdog, following data controversy
Justina Crabtree / CNBC:
A look at the encryption platforms helping facilitate leaks from Trump's White House, including SecureDrop and Signal, which are growing in popularity