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11:00 AM ET, August 4, 2017


 Top News: 
Will Oremus / Slate:
Facebook's rollout of “related articles” is a sensible way to add context while insulating the company from cries of censorship  —  Facebook may have finally hit on a promising way to fight its “fake news” problem.  —  The company on Thursday announced that it is launching …
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook to display “related articles” for popular stories, including ones flagged as false by fact checkers, to combat misinformation, after months of testing  —  Social-media giant will display related articles to limit the damage of false news without censoring posts
John Herrman / New York Times:
YouTube has emerged as the new conservative talk radio for a younger generation of right-wing vloggers like Paul Joseph Watson and Stefan Molyneux  —  In June, Zack Exley, a political organizer and a fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, published a report on …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
The Wall Street Journal names Jason Anders as its chief news editor, a newly created role  —  Wall Street Journal deputy editor Matt Murray sent out the following announcement on Friday:
Discussion: @talkingbiznews and @hadas_gold
Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Maria Elena Salinas is leaving Univision as an evening news anchor after more than three decades on the air  —  Maria Elena Salinas with Jorge Ramos at the Univision-Washington Post Democratic debate held at Miami-Dade College on March 9, 2016.  (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Discussion: KTLA
Teresa Mioli / Journalism in the Americas:
The Buenos Aires Herald, one of the last English-language newspapers in Latin America, is closing after 140 years in print  —  The Buenos Aires Herald, the Argentine capital's English-language newspaper, is closing after 140 years in print.  —  The newspaper made the announcement via Twitter on July 31 …
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing:
Ken White, aka Popehat, was suspended from Twitter for 12 hours for posting screenshots of threats he received from another user  —  This morning, Twitter covered Ken “Popehat” White's profile page in balloons to celebrate his birthday.  This afternoon, it suspended his account …
Discussion: Popehat and Techdirt
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Profile of Twitter COO Anthony Noto, described as a divisive “war time” CEO as Dorsey runs two companies, who plans focus on live video to fix Twitter's woes  —  - Anthony Noto, COO of Twitter, and former Goldman Sachs banker, is leading the company through challenging times.
Discussion: @ajs and @mdudas, more at Techmeme »
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Inside Patreon, which has 50K active creators, 1M+ patrons, is set to process $150M in 2017, and supports a myriad of people that otherwise may not get funding  —  In 2013, Peter Hollens was an aspiring a cappella singer surviving, in his words, by living on ramen in someone else's house.
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
How CNN's response to reporters invoking the Statue of Liberty has varied, depending on the staffer and the year  —  CNN executives have discussed giving Jim Acosta — who argued over immigration with White House adviser Stephen Miller at Wednesday's briefing — an anchor position or his own show …
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Andy Kroll / Mother Jones:
Caroline Heldman, a former Fox News guest, says a Fox consultant named Woody Fraser offered her a paid gig at the network in exchange for sex
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Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Univision posts Q2 profit of $106.1M, up from $74.7M a year ago, with core revenue increasing 5.3% YoY to $753.5M
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable