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10:15 AM ET, April 19, 2017

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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Source: O'Reilly, Fox News reps are talking about an exit; 21st Century Fox board meeting planned Thursday, and one source says O'Reilly will be a primary topic  —  Fox News will no longer even respond to questions about whether Bill O'Reilly will return to his show.
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Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Sources: James and Lachlan Murdoch say Bill O'Reilly should leave, but Rupert Murdoch is resisting even as ad revenue falls and as review of Sky takeover looms  —  With only six days remaining in Bill O'Reilly's vacation, the pressure on the Murdoch family to decide the embattled commentator's fate is intensifying.
Ashley Cullins / Hollywood Reporter:
New Bill O'Reilly accuser, a clerical worker who says she had a desk near his office in 2008, says he called her “hot chocolate”, grunted, and leered  —  Another woman is telling Fox News her story of harassment at the hands of O'Reilly, according to attorney Lisa Bloom.
Henry Chu / Variety:   In a letter, Lisa Bloom, the attorney representing some of O'Reilly's accusers, urged UK regulator Ofcom to reject 21st Century Fox's bid for Sky
Tony Romm / Recode:
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, launches USAFacts, a site that integrates data from US government budgets, similar to a company 10-K  —  The former Microsoft CEO debuts USAFacts to make it easier to understand how tax dollars are spent.  —  Let's presume that the United States is a company.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
At F8, Mark Zuckerberg discussed the Cleveland video controversy, acknowledging the company needs to do more to filter violent content  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Tuesday that the company has to do more to not only filter out violent videos, but also do its part from preventing violence altogether.
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Facebook still is neither specific nor serious enough about violence on its platform and about its status as a media company  —  Facebook's existential crisis arrived with a vengeance this week.  But Mark Zuckerberg didn't want to talk about it much.  —  Yes, as he took the stage Tuesday …
Joe Murphy / London Evening Standard:
George Osborne, incoming editor of the London Evening Standard, has announced he's stepping down from his other role as Conservative MP “for now”  —  George Osborne today announced he is quitting as an MP but will carry on “fighting for that Britain I love” as editor of the Evening Standard.
Nico Lang / Columbia Journalism Review:
LGBTQ publications see rise in popularity as people seek support, information, and comfort during Trump presidency  —  Everything was quiet in New York City the day after the 2016 election.  The city was stunned into silence.  Matthew Breen remembers people crying randomly on the street, comforted by friends and strangers.
Discussion: @daviduberti and @cjr
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Advocacy organizations partner to launch US Press Freedom Tracker, to track press freedom incidents in the US; it will be led by reporter Peter Sterne  —  A coalition of advocacy organizations including the Freedom of the Press Foundation, the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Index …
Discussion: @anthony, @mlcalderone and @poynter
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
Financial news startup Cheddar is giving away free TV antennas in a bid to make young viewers watch its broadcasts on free over-the-air stations  —  Startup plans digital antenna giveaway with Dunkin' Donuts  —  Several online media companies are exploring TV programming
Discussion: Media Wire Daily and @jonsteinberg
 
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Tom Kludt / CNNMoney:
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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC approves Time Warner's sale of WPCH-TV in Atlanta to Meredith for $70M, paving way for AT&T merger
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