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8:40 AM ET, October 25, 2017

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Michael Calderone / Politico:
Emerson Collective cancels plans for new journal led by Leon Wieseltier after he appeared on “Shitty Media Men” list; he apologizes to past colleagues  —  Emerson Collective has severed ties with former New Republic literary editor Leon Wieseltier after learning of …
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Maxwell Tani / Business Insider:
Memo: BuzzFeed's Chief People Officer Lenke Taylor addresses harassment allegations, after some staffers appear on circulating “Shitty Media Men” list
Discussion: The Wrap
Danica Kirka / Associated Press:
Murdoch's bid to take over Sky faces more scrutiny following news that Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly's contract after he settled a harassment suit for $32M  —  https://apnews.com/deba7c08fff74c2d8337 5531bd7b2be5  —  Link copied!  —  LONDON (AP) — Bill O'Reilly's sexual harassment scandal …
Discussion: CNNMoney and Hollywood Reporter
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Twitter will now label political ads with sponsors, including spending and targeting disclosures, and establish a Transparency Center database with all ads  —  - Twitter will clearly label political ads, and require campaigns and organizations to disclose who bought the ad and how much they spent.
Janko Rottgers / Variety:
FCC filing: DirecTV has plans for an Android TV-based OTT 4K set-top box, that includes remote with integrated touch pad that supports voice commands  —  AT&T's DirecTV is getting ready to embrace internet-based content delivery beyond its DirecTV Now service: The company is about to introduce …
Discussion: Engadget, DSLreports, Engadget and The Wrap
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Telegraph:
Memo: Condé Nast International says it will no longer work with fashion photographer Terry Richardson who has been dogged by allegations of sexual exploitation  —  Terry Richardson, the fashion photographer, has been barred from working with some of the world's bestselling magazines, The Daily Telegraph can reveal.
Colin Lecher / The Verge:
Facebook announces News Feed guidelines for publishers, mostly codifying current rules, with few changes to policies  —  In an attempt to provide more transparency on how Facebook's News Feed ranks content, the company today announced a new set of guidelines for publishers.
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins is leaving to run Sony Television and will be replaced by Fox executive Randy Freer  —  Mike Hopkins is leaving the streaming service, replaced by Randy Freer.  —  Hulu, the streaming video service owned by several big media companies, is replacing its CEO: Mike Hopkins …
Ken Doctor / TheStreet:
Digital First Media CEO Steve Rossi retires and Guy Gilmore is named COO, reporting to the board of the company owned by Alden Global Capital  —  Steve Rossi, who has served as CEO of the country's third-largest group of daily newspapers, Digital First Media Inc., stepped down on Monday, Oct. 23.
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
DoJ subpoenas Twitter seeking details about five Twitter accounts including @Popehat, following a smiley emoji reply to them from a security researcher  —  So, here's a fun one.  Back in May, the Justice Department — apparently lacking anything better to do with its time …
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC ends decades-old rule requiring broadcasters to have a studio in or near where they hold licenses, enabling more control of big media over local stations  —  Federal regulators have voted to eliminate a longstanding rule covering radio and television stations, in a move that could ultimately reshape the nation's media landscape.
Malachy Browne / New York Times:
How The New York Times used video forensics, including timestamps and geolocation from dozens of video and audio clips, to reconstruct the Las Vegas shooting  —  Nearly a month has passed since Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas …
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Gizmodo Media's Jezebel announces it has named Koa Beck, a former executive editor at Vogue.com, as top editor, replacing Emma Carmichael  —  The website Jezebel announced on Tuesday that Koa Beck, a former executive editor at Vogue.com, will be its new top editor.
Discussion: @koalani
 
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Callum Borchers / Washington Post:
Greta Van Susteren is volunteering as a contributor on Voice of America, the government funded news outlet which covers US affairs for foreign audiences
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