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11:05 AM ET, May 18, 2017


 Top News: 
Marc Fisher / Washington Post:
Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief and architect of conservative-oriented TV news, has died at 77, his wife Elizabeth says in a statement  —  “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning.  Roger was a loving husband to me …
Sources: Sean Spicer is no longer expected to do a daily, on-camera briefing after Trump's foreign trip, as Trump weighs broader communications shakeup  —  Several officials say Spicer is no longer expected to do a daily, on-camera briefing after Trump's foreign trip.
New York Times:
Trump's urging that Comey jail reporters is denounced by journalists and press freedom groups as an act of intimidation  —  During a private meeting in February with the former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, President Trump floated a proposal that, even by the standards of a leader …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it's now limiting News Feed distribution of posts that withhold or exaggerate information at the individual post level, to combat clickbait  —  Facebook's leverage over news publishers can be worrisome, but today it's putting its muscle to good use.
David Montero / Los Angeles Times:
Alex Jones settles defamation lawsuit brought against him by Chobani, retracts comments made about refugees in Twin Falls, Idaho  —  Inside the Chobani Yogurt factory in Twin Falls, Idaho.  —  Alex Jones backed down.  Again.  —  The far-right conspiracy theorist agreed Wednesday to settle …
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Twitter lets you see which advertisers are targeting you, opt out from individual interest categories, and will remove support for Do Not Track on June 18  —  As it begins to store people's off-Twitter browsing data for longer, the company adds new data controls and ends Do Not Track support.
Jim Waterson / BuzzFeed:
Sky News says it is being cut out of the Conservative election campaign as a result of its political coverage, issues public complaint  —  The broadcaster has told BuzzFeed News it is being cut out of access to the prime minister's events as a result of its political coverage.
Discussion: Press Gazette
Curt Woodward /
Sources: IDG, which owns Macworld and other magazines, has laid off more than 90 people in its flagship tech-industry publishing division  —  International Data Group has laid off more than 90 people in its flagship tech-industry publishing division, less than two months after completing …
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Vox, late to YouTube, tripled its viewership over the last year, now with 2.2M subs and 449M total views, credits rise to original, explanatory journalism focus  —  YouTube is like the Wild West in many ways, including favoring those who set up on the land in the early days.
Discussion: Nieman Lab
Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
Financial news startup Cheddar raises $19M in Series C round from Raine Ventures and others, valuing the company at $85M  —  The online video outlet has raised $19 million with Raine Ventures and other backers in a Series C round that valued the startup at $85 million.
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NBC News:
Sources: some of the intelligence Trump provided to Russian officials is so secret that American news organizations are still being asked not to report it
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Gizmodo Media Group releases diversity report: 48% of the company's editorial staff are white, with 52% being female
Discussion: @joeruiz
Dave Itzkoff / New York Times:
Jimmy Fallon's show has lost nearly 1M viewers in 5 months, as it competes with politics-driven comedy like Colbert's which has become more popular in Trump era
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Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
NBCUniversal head of advertising Linda Yaccarino, who oversees $10B in annual ad revenue, on Nielsen, NBCU's new ad inventory, and getting the right “media mix”
Discussion: Beet.TV
Michael Calderone / HuffPost:
Report: Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to consider jailing journalists that publish classified information
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Four phases pro-Trump media goes through to turn a negative story around in under 24 hours: stay quiet, blame and discredit, change news cycle, close the loop