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2:40 PM ET, October 14, 2017

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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promises to crack down on hate, violence, and harassment with “more aggressive” rules  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to...Twitter today to promise a “more aggressive” stance in its rules and how it enforces them.  The tweet storm was based in a response …
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New York Times:
Twitter users split about whether to join #WomenBoycottTwitter Friday protest triggered by Twitter's temporary suspension of Rose McGowan's account  —  Activists, celebrities and journalists joined a boycott of Twitter on Friday to protest the social media platform's locking of the account …
Josh Meyer / Politico:
Sources: Twitter deleted tweets and user data potentially valuable for Russia probe in keeping with its privacy policy  —  Social-media platform's strict privacy policy led to deletions of Russian information of interest to investigators.  —  Twitter has deleted tweets and other user data …
New York Times:
NYT updates social media guidelines, forbidding partisan opinion or offensive comments, discouraging joining private partisan groups, and more  —  The New York Times has been a dominant force on social media for years.  Our newsroom accounts have tens of millions of followers.
Kim Masters / Columbia Journalism Review:
How Charles Harder and Lisa Bloom tried to kill a story alleging sexual misconduct by Amazon Studios head Roy Price through threats of lawsuits  —  Roy Price (L) and Harvey Weinstein are seen here on June 6, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Museum of the Moving Image )
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Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon suspends Roy Price, VP of Amazon Studios and global head of Prime Video content, following harassment claim from a company producer
Los Angeles Times:
Sources: potential buyers circle for parts of The Weinstein Company as its lenders pressure firm to liquidate assets  —  Harvey Weinstein, who was fired from his company Sunday in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.  Police in New York and London are investigating alleged sexual assualt by Weinstein.
Suzanne Nossel / Foreign Policy:
PEN America releases detailed report on fighting “fake news”, stressing consumer education as the best defense that doesn't threaten free speech  —  Most cures for fraudulent news threaten to be worse than the disease.  There's at least one exception.
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic:
An in-depth look at Facebook's role in eroding the informational underpinnings of democracy during the 2016 election, and why it was so hard to see it coming  —  In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Fandango to acquire MovieTickets.com for an undisclosed amount, gaining access to UK, Canada, and significantly expanding in Latin America  —  Todd's Most Recent Stories  — Jake Paul, Juanpa Zurita Battle Zombies in YouTube Red's ‘Fight of the Living Dead: Paradise Calls’
Marilyn Kalfus / Orange County Register:
Gustavo Arellano, editor in chief of OC Weekly, says he quit instead of laying off staffers  —  OC Weekly editor-in-chief Gustavo Arellano has quit the newspaper.  —  Arellano explained his decision as a guest on the live-streaming “Tom Leykis Show” on Friday, Oct. 13 …
Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon sought $2.8M for ad packages for NFL games on Prime and other inventory, but some advertisers paid less; second game drew 391K avg. audience  —  Some advertisers paid around $1 million less than what Amazon was asking for one of its season-long ad packages
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
In an interview, Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is committed to helping Congressional investigators publicly release Russia-linked ads and info on user targeting  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed …
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Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Facebook statements on political ad reviewing lack clarity in some areas: review guidelines, which topics are “debatable social issues”, what varies by region
 
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