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11:20 PM ET, October 11, 2017


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Experts say Trump's threat to “challenge” TV networks' licenses, made in response to NBC News report, would be hard to implement  —  Trump ‘trolling’ journos with fake news talk  —  President Trump suggested Wednesday that media companies which report critically on him should be punished …
Bob Weinstein says his brother's remorse and apologies to his victims are hollow, calls him a “very sick man” and says that he has yet to seek help  —  Harvey Weinstein believes his own brother was responsible for his demise, and he has the proof in the form of a receipt …
Isaac Chotiner / Slate:
Interview with Jodi Kantor, who with Megan Twohey reported the NYT story on Harvey Weinstein, on why women came forward, why stories didn't emerge earlier, more  —  Jodi Kantor on how she and her colleagues turned the “open secret” of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment into a blockbuster New York Times story.
Jacey Fortin / New York Times:
Over two dozen women, including Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, and Mira Sorvino, have reportedly accused Harvey Weinstein of assault or harassment  —  Days after a series of sexual harassment allegations against the film producer Harvey Weinstein were made public in a report in The New York Times …
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Sources differ on whether freelance correspondent Ronan Farrow had enough usable interviews when NBC News passed on his Harvey Weinstein story  —  Freelance NBC News correspondent Ronan Farrow, whose months-long investigation into reports of Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct was spiked …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Weinstein used the media to smear his victims and keep them silent; prior to NYT story, negative info about one of his accusers was offered to a WaPo reporter  —  It wasn't just the complicit silence around Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment that made it so dangerous.  —  It was the opposite of silence, too.
Silvia Killingsworth / The Awl:
Every industry, including journalism, has men like Harvey Weinstein who cross lines with women in multiple ways  —  In the hours and days since The New Yorker and the New York Times posted respective bombshell investigations of numerous allegations of sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein …
Erik Hayden / Hollywood Reporter:
Appearing on the Rachel Maddow show, Ronan Farrow says Harvey Weinstein personally threatened him with a lawsuit as he investigated the movie mogul's history
Sources: NBC passed on Ronan Farrow's Harvey Weinstein story due to sourcing concerns, then cleared him to take it to The New Yorker
Davey Alba / BuzzFeed:
Medium's latest pivot to letting all writers choose to go behind paywall prompts skepticism from some publishers burned by the platform's unpredictability  —  Ev Williams changes his mind.  A lot.  —  Most recently, the CEO of the online publishing platform Medium switched the company …
Jim Brady / ESPN:
Jemele Hill's suspension suggests ESPN journalists should consider business relationships before speaking out, and that undermines journalists' independence  —  The uneasy relationship between Jemele Hill and ESPN spilled into public view again Monday, as the network suspended the SportsCenter anchor …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
How Facebook's automated ad auctions reward popular but polarizing messages with lower unit costs  —  As the debate intensifies around Russian ad buys in the US election, a fundamental aspect of Facebook's platform has gone mostly overlooked.  Facebook's auction-based system rewards ads …
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
BuzzFeed drops “All the news too lit for print” slogan for its AM to DM Twitter show after objection by New York Times lawyers  —  Apparently, BuzzFeed needs to cool it down.  —  The New York Times' lawyers reached out last week to BuzzFeed with legal concerns over the choice …
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