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6:10 AM ET, August 17, 2017

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John Daniszewski / Associated Press:
AP's VP for Standards, John Daniszewski, says the news organization should avoid the term “alt-right” as it is a euphemism disguising racist aims  —  At AP, we have taken the position that the term “alt-right” should be avoided because it is meant as a euphemism to disguise racist aims.
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Tom Barnes / Mic:
Prompted by Charlottesville reactions, Spotify says it has begun to remove white supremacist music flagged as “hate bands”  —  In November 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center put together a list of 54 racist bands that had made a home for themselves on iTunes.
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
After Charlottesville, the false-equivalency president has doubled down, and journalists are seeing the problems with “both sides” framing  —  He's the false-equivalency president.  —  During the 2016 presidential campaign, the national news media's misguided sense …
Anna Clark / Columbia Journalism Review:
Inside the Toledo Blade as it jumped on the Charlottesville story after a copy editor noticed the car that drove through the crowd had a local license plate  —  Image via Pixabay.  —  It's not often that The Blade in Toledo, Ohio, takes an all-hands-on-deck approach to a national story rooted in a city nearly 550 miles away.
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple has set a budget of ~$1B to procure and produce original content over the next year, could acquire and produce as many as 10 TV shows  —  Company immediately becomes a considerable competitor in crowded market for original shows  —  Apple Inc. AAPL 1.09% has set a budget …
Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
A new episode of Game of Thrones was accidentally aired on HBO Nordic and HBO Espana, with the leak then spreading to file-sharing sites  —  Though the episode was posted for a “brief” amount of time, the leak quickly spread on the Internet early Wednesday.  —  It's a case of deja vu for HBO.
Wil S. Hylton / The New York Times:
CNN:
White House confirms that Hope Hicks will serve as interim communications director  —  Senior communications adviser Hope Hicks has been named as the interim White House communications director, a White House official told pool reporters Wednesday.  The official added in a statement …
George Slefo / Ad Age:
Verizon expects to resume buying video ads on YouTube after pulling them in March, under proviso third-party tests prove ads will not run near unsavoury content  —  Verizon said Tuesday that it will resume buying video ads on YouTube after a five-month break that was triggered by concerns …
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
The Coral Project announces Guides, a set of 70 how-tos, resources, and case studies aimed at helping news publishers create and sustain online communities  —  For a lot of news organizations, the comment section is an afterthought or something to be avoided altogether.  The Coral Project wants to change that.
 
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Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Appeals Court revives defamation claim against The New York Times from economics professor Walter Block over quote on slavery he alleges was out of context
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
The Young Turks Network partners with Verizon's Go90 to air 16-episode docu-series on climate change exclusively on the streaming service this fall
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
ESPN rolls out update to Apple TV app that lets users watch four live streams simultaneously
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Laurel Wamsley / NPR:
Hosting provider DreamHost is resisting a DOJ warrant which it claims requires the company to hand over the details of 1.3M visitors to an anti-Trump site
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Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
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Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Q&A with Joseph Lichterman, formerly of Nieman Lab, now a fellow at the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, funded by a grant from Solutions Journalism Network
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Nielsen announces it will begin crediting video views on Facebook, YouTube, and Hulu in its digital content ratings
Bloomberg:
Sources: Mashable is exploring strategic options including a sale of all or part of the firm; company says it hired LionTree Advisors months ago to seek capital