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7:30 AM ET, September 22, 2017

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Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators  —  Two weeks ago, we announced we had found more than 3,000 ads addressing social and political issues that ran in the US between 2015 and 2017 and that appear …
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Mark Zuckerberg:
Facebook will make Pages disclose who paid for political ads and let users see all current ads from that advertiser, rolling out over the coming months  —  I just went live a minute ago.  Here's what I said:  —  Today is my first day back in the office after taking parental leave.
Ian Crouch / New Yorker:
How TV host Jimmy Kimmel, viewed as a genial lightweight amid political figures like Colbert, brought a scathing and informed voice to health-care debate  —  Back during the second Bush Administration, when Jon Stewart's “Daily Show” was being heralded, and in some corners derided …
Maciej Ceglowski / Idle Words:
When Amazon's “frequently bought together” engine grouped potassium nitrate with sulfur and more, reporters misleadingly implied site was aiding bomb makers  —  On September 18, the British Channel 4 ran a news segment with the headline, ‘Potentially deadly bomb ingredients are ‘frequently bought together’ on Amazon.’
Nieman Lab:
Media in the Middle East study: Arab nationals twice as likely as Americans to trust mass media; two-thirds get news from social media every day  —  Two-thirds of respondents in the countries studied said they get news from social media every day.  —  Editor's note: Everette E. Dennis …
Discussion: MediaShift
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook rolls out Custom Audience tool that lets advertisers target users who interacted with physical store, called a business office, more  —  Facebook is using its online-to-offline ad measurement tools for offline-to-online ad targeting.  —  Facebook is making it easier for brands …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Parse.ly and BuzzSumo reports show drop-off in referral traffic and engagement for publishers via Facebook  —  For all the steps Facebook has taken to support publishers, two new reports offer a stark reminder of who's really in charge.  Parse.ly data shows that across its 2,500-site network …
Patricia Mazzei / Miami Herald:
How a local Puerto Rican radio station, Univision's WKAQ-AM, kept broadcasting amid Hurricane Maria, even as the roof of their studio was torn off  —  SAN JUAN  —  Normally, Rubén Sánchez would not interrupt a live interview with as prominent a newsmaker as Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.
Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Freelancer Jason Prechtel sues FCC for refusal to fulfill his FOIA request for details on bulk uploads of net neutrality comments after 3+ months  —  For months now we've noted how somebody is intentionally filling the FCC's net neutrality comment proceeding with bot-generated bogus comments supporting …
Betsy Reed / The Intercept:
The Intercept announces new hires: Shaun King, Vanessa Gezari, Aída Chávez, Maryam Saleh, and contributing writers Kate Aronoff and Rachel M. Cohen  —  The Intercept is welcoming several exciting journalists to our team.  —  Shaun King will be joining us as a columnist.
 
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Jeremy Kohler / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis Post-Dispatch demands city drop charges against reporter Mike Faulk, condemns “highly disturbing” arrest, seeks city protocols to prevent recurrences
Jessica Davies / Digiday:
In the last eight months, BBC has shifted funds in “low seven figures” to make hires and establish 12-person fact-checking team to focus on in-depth “slow news”
Media Matters for America:
The Drudge Report linked to 79 articles from Russia's RT, SputnikNews, or Tass in 2015 and 122 articles in 2016, before dropping to 45 for 2017 through Sept. 18
Allison Schiff / AdExchanger:
Tencent announces suite of ad options for WeChat designed for Western brands and ad agencies, has tentative plans for self-serve ads within six months
Discussion: Fast Company and Ad Age
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SecureDrop:
Freedom of the Press Foundation announces $2,500 bug bounty program for SecureDrop, the open-source whistleblowing tool
Jonathan Keane / Tech.eu:
Swedish podcast platform Acast raises $19.5M Series B, bringing its total funding to $32M, to expand further into international markets