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9:05 PM ET, August 28, 2017

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Jon Swaine / The Guardian:
Emails show hoaxer distributed information for stories written by Claude Taylor and promoted by Louise Mensch; Taylor offers apology after being approached  —  Explosive allegations about Donald Trump made by online writers with large followings among Trump critics were based on bogus information …
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During a rally in California, Reveal host Al Letson witnessed a man being attacked by Antifa protesters and threw himself in front to shield him  —  While covering Sunday's “Rally Against Hate” in Berkeley, California, today, Reveal host Al Letson witnessed a man being attacked by a group of protesters.
Al Tompkins / Poynter:
Reporters, including CNN's Ed Lavandera, help rescue people stranded in Houston flood, while KHOU-TV covered the flooding as water began to seep into the studio  —  Hurricane Harvey may have forced the journalists at KHOU-TV to evacuate.  But they didn't stop covering the storm.
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Brittany Crocker / Knoxville News-Sentinel:
Network Solutions host puts oldest white supremacist forum Stormfront on hold, prohibits site from updating, transferring, deleting forum  —  Stormfront, an international supremacist web forum, appears to have been seized by its website host, Network Solutions, LLC.  —  The forum disappeared Friday.
Rosie Gray / The Atlantic:
A look at Breitbart now that Bannon has returned: more insight into White House internal workings, harder line on his pet issues, elevation of Matt Boyle, more  —  Steve Bannon was always supposed to return to Breitbart News.  —  When he left his job as executive chairman of the site to join …
Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News:
Irdeto: 239 streams illegally distributed Saturday's Mayweather-McGregor bout, reaching about 2.93M viewers  —  Digital security firm identifies 239 pirated streams … Irdeto, a maker of video and digital security products, said it identified 239 streams that illegally distributed Saturday's …
Mariana Marcaletti / Nieman Lab:
How Mexico City-based Pictoline, which makes shareable graphic and video explainers, created a profitable business in a region struggling for digital traction  —  The majority of Pictoline's revenue — it's profitable and brought in $1 million last year — now comes from creating sponsored illustrations for advertisers.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Hulu announces agreement with The CW Network, a joint venture between CBS and Warner Bros., on top of its agreements with NBC, FOX, ABC, and CBS  —  Hulu today announced a new agreement with The CW Network, a joint venture between CBS and Warner Bros., which will allow Hulu to offer the network …
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Neil Brown, editor and VP of The Tampa Bay Times, is named president of The Poynter Institute; his replacement at The Tampa Bay Times has not yet been announced  —  The Poynter Institute announced Monday that its new president will be Neil Brown, the editor and vice president of The Tampa Bay Times.
Discussion: @timafranklin and @markpuente
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Facebook says Pages repeatedly sharing articles marked as false by 3rd-party fact-checkers won't be able to buy ads, but the bans won't necessarily be permanent  —  Facebook is continuing its crackdown on fake news.  —  The social network Monday announced Facebook Pages will no longer …
 
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