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6:50 AM ET, May 3, 2017


 Top News: 
Jeff Jarvis / Medium:
Storyful and Moat debut Open Brand Safety, working with CUNY School of Journalism to catalog sites that spread misinformation, then share findings with brands  —  But first, how do we define quality—and crap?  —  Storyful and Moat—together with CUNY and our new News Integrity Initiative* …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Rupert Murdoch's 56-word memo on Bill Shine shows a continued focus on ratings and profits, without cleaning house of those who enabled Ailes  —  If ever there were an internal memo that said it all, a remarkably brief one from Rupert Murdoch to Fox News staff on Monday is it.
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Amazon Prime Video signs first look deal for documentaries from new nonprofit production company at UC Berkeley's Investigative Reporting Program  —  In 2001, “Frontline” aired a documentary by investigative reporting legend Lowell Bergman.  The movie, which chronicled the new cowboys of …
American Press Institute:
Study: 53% of Americans pay for news, but 53% of digital subscribers have never paid for a print version; expertise, social cues, discounts drive subscriptions  —  This research was conducted by the Media Insight Project — an initiative of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research
Nieman Foundation News:
Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard announces the 80th class of Nieman Fellows  —  The Nieman Foundation for Journalism, a leading global voice in journalism education and innovation, has selected 24 journalists as members of the Nieman class of 2018.
Discussion: @dabeard, @jbenton, @niemanfdn and @amlwhere
Erik Hayden / Hollywood Reporter:
CNN declined to air Donald Trump ad that contained graphic claiming mainstream news outlets are fake news  —  “Per our policy it will be accepted only if the graphic is deleted.  Those are the facts," the network said.  —  For the most part, Donald Trump's new 30-second ad …
Anne Helen Petersen / BuzzFeed:
Interview with Dylan Howard, EIC of National Enquirer and AMI chief content officer, on American Media's purchase of US Weekly, Trump, the future of tabloids  —  Close your eyes  —  and imagine what you think the editor of the National Enquirer might look like.
Ian Mohr / Page Six:
Sources: Tucker Carlson signs two-book deal worth $9M with Simon & Schuster's Threshold Editions  —  The book world's buzzing that Tucker Carlson has inked a two-book deal with Simon & Schuster's Threshold Editions worth $9 million, sources tell Page Six.
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Yahoo's NBA site, to join ESPN after the NBA draft; ESPN intends to hire other The Vertical staffers  —  The writer and some of his team will join ESPN after next month's NBA draft.  —  Last week, ESPN cut some of its reporters and on-air personnel.
Discussion: The Spun and Adweek
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Thomas Vinciguerra / Columbia Journalism Review:
Ex-NYT staff involved in the Pentagon Papers story are outraged at Spielberg's film on the scandal; scriptwriter says movie is primarily about WaPo's Kay Graham
Dawn Rhodes / Chicago Tribune:
Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University says it will not pursue renewed accreditation beyond this school year because the process is “flawed”
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Max Willens / Digiday:
After 18 years, is rebranding as Dotdash and will launch a travel-focused vertical later this month
Corinne Grinapol / Adweek:
NPR names Terence Samuel, Washington Post's national correspondent, its deputy managing editor
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Writers Guild of America, studios reach agreement including 15% increase in Pay TV residuals, ~$15M in increases in high-budget SVOD residuals, and more