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7:30 AM ET, March 6, 2017


 Top News: 
Adrianne Jeffries / The Outline:
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How an image of Chuck Schumer and Putin made it from Reddit to Trump's Twitter account in less than 24 hours  —  Twenty hours.  That's about how long it took for a picture to make its way from the depths of Reddit to the Twitter account of the president of the United States.
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Trump's treatment of media echoes Putin's: disparagement, denial of access, and favoritism  —  Many Americans were appalled when President Trump called the news media “the enemy of the American people.”  —  And rightly so: It's a phrase out of the autocrats' handbook.
Discussion: @rickhasen and @patztense
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook has begun adding “disputed” labels to content yet took a full week to label one made-up story from a fake news site as “disputed”  —  Coming to your feed: A “disputed” label for bogus stories.  —  That bogus story about Donald Trump your uncle posted on Facebook?
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
NRKbeta, a Norwegian tech site, requires readers to pass a quiz before commenting on some stories, to prove they've read them  —  “If everyone can agree that this is what the article says, then they have a much better basis for commenting on it."  —  Two weeks ago, NRKbeta …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:   Discussion among a Breitbart editor and other journalists shows the challenges and dangers for media covering Trump
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
Print zines have thrived in the internet age as an alternative source of expression, eschewing online vitriol and the homogeneity of social media platforms  —  As a lonely teenager growing up in Virginia, I fed off any pop culture that could show me different ways of being from what I saw on …
Liz Spayd / New York Times:
The New York Times added three women to the masthead recently yet there are fewer women leading big news departments since Jill Abramson left  —  The Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach, acclaimed for his study of inkblots, might have enjoyed doing some field work at the most recent newsroom-wide meeting of The New York Times.
Amanda Hess / New York Times:
A slew of new digital tools like PolitEcho, FlipFeed, and Read Across the Aisle aim to bring online audiences outside their political bubbles  —  As the media class struggles to understand an election result few foresaw, some have blamed a quirk of modern technology.
Discussion: Memex 1.1
Bryan Curtis / The Ringer:
Food writing has replaced rock criticism in prestige as chefs and restaurants have risen in status  —  Readers are hungrier than ever for restaurant reviews, profiles of celebrity chefs, and gustatory travel writing.  But who's going to pay for it?  —  less than Jonathan Gold …
Discussion: Longreads
Sources: Fox & Friends news anchor Heather Nauert has been hired as spokeswoman for the State Department  —  Nauert is second from Fox News for State public affairs post  —  Press briefings at State are set to resume next week  —  Fox News anchor Heather Nauert has been hired …
Discussion: @daniellarison and The Hill
Pete Vernon / Columbia Journalism Review:
Q&A with newly appointed Wired editor Nicholas Thompson on returning to the magazine's radical roots  —  Upon Nicholas Thompson's return to Wired last month as editor in chief, one of his first actions was to bring together the magazine's founding team, as well as former editor Chris Anderson.
Discussion: @nbj914, Thanks:@gfififi
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