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4:50 PM ET, April 12, 2017


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Daily Mail:
The Mail Online and the Daily Mail's apology to Melania Trump  —  The Mail Online website and the Daily Mail newspaper published an article on 20th August 2016 about Melania Trump which questioned the nature of her work as a professional model, and republished allegations that she provided services beyond simply modelling.
Source: Melania Trump will be paid around $2.9M in damages and costs by the Daily Mail; her initial suit asked for $150M in damages  —  Melania Trump threatens to sue news outlets  —  The Daily Mail has apologized to Melania Trump and agreed to pay damages to settle a lawsuit filed …
Owen Bowcott / The Guardian:
Melania Trump accepts damages and apology from The Daily Mail publisher over allegations about her work as a professional model  —  US first lady sued UK newspaper's owners over allegations about her work as a professional model … The Daily Mail will pay damages to settle a libel claim brought …
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Sources say Bill O'Reilly may not return to Fox News after his planned vacation, announced Tuesday; source says he plans to return April 24  —  Embattled Fox News host Bill O'Reilly announced tonight that he is taking a vacation.  O'Reilly's decision to go off the air in the midst …
Ryan Parker / Hollywood Reporter:
Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologizes on CNN for Hitler statement: “I mistakenly used an inappropriate, insensitive reference to the Holocaust”
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Shelley Hepworth / Columbia Journalism Review:
Q&A with tech journalist Walt Mossberg on the tech beat and his post-retirement plan to spend more time working on The News Literacy Project  —  Walt Mossberg was on the tech beat before most news outlets even established such a beat.  In 1991, he ditched one of the most sought after jobs …
Hadas Gold / Politico:
At Newseum event, Kellyanne Conway appears to criticize Bannon's description of the media as “the opposition party” and praises NYT reporter Maggie Haberman  —  Kellyanne Conway briefly strayed from the White House's long-standing critiques of the media Wednesday to deliver …
Sources: Meredith's preliminary offer of less than $20/share for Time Inc. falls short of price expectations  —  U.S. media group Meredith Corp (MDP.N) has made a preliminary acquisition offer to Time Inc (TIME.N) that fell short of the price expectations of the publisher of Sports Illustrated …
Eli Rosenberg / New York Times:
Journalists at Gothamist and DNAinfo agree to unionize with Writers Guild of America East  —  Reporters and editors at the New York news organizations DNAinfo and Gothamist have agreed to unionize after combining their operations last month.  —  An “overwhelming” majority of the 26 members …
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Jason Pontin / MIT Technology Review:
MIT Technology Review's Editor-in-Chief Jason Pontin on how a troll made him rethink the site's comments section, limiting comments on some stories  —  I have a troll.  Writing as @zdzisiekm, or “Gus,” or under other names, he has commented on stories on 6,386 times and counting as of April 2017.
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, which represents Google, Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, and others, tells FCC chairman Ajit Pai to keep Obama-era net neutrality rules  —  The D.C. lobbying group for Facebook, Google and others tells FCC Chairman Ajit Pai they have their doubts.
Tom Kludt / CNNMoney:
Critics denounce Louisville's Courier-Journal for story about the “troubled past” of United passenger violently dragged off plane  —  Man dragged off overbooked United flight  —  It only took 24 hours for online anger to shift from United Airlines to a Kentucky newspaper.
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