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11:25 PM ET, October 25, 2017

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Claire Atkinson / NBC News:
Sources: Bill O'Reilly is in talks with Sinclair about a position with the company; source says talks are “about midway”  —  Bill O'Reilly, the former Fox News anchor, has been negotiating for a position with the Sinclair Broadcast Group, the nation's largest television-station owner …
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch says it was “news to me when we saw that number” when asked about O'Reilly's $32M settlement with a former employee  —  James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox, said he was unaware that ex-Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's settlement …
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  —  LONDON (AP) — Bill O'Reilly's sexual harassment scandal is causing more headaches for 21st Century Fox's 11.3 billion pound ($14.8 billion) …
John Koblin / New York Times:
CBS Names Jeff Glor Its Evening News Anchor  —  CBS named Jeff Glor as its new evening news anchor on Wednesday, ending a five-month search after Scott Pelley's departure from “CBS Evening News.”  —  Mr. Glor's appointment, which will be effective later this year, is the latest example …
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
As it expands into TV, Apple is seeking family-friendly shows and avoiding edgy content but some Hollywood insiders doubt the company has a clear strategy  —  A conservative corporation takes its first steps into a new industry.  —  Days before Apple Inc. planned to celebrate the release …
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Bryn Elise Sandberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Apple hires ex-Channel 4 Chief Creative Officer Jay Hunt as its creative director for Europe of worldwide video
Discussion: @ruskin147 and The Guardian
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Brookings Institution has suspended Leon Wieseltier without pay over “inappropriate conduct”  —  The Brookings Institution has suspended senior fellow Leon Wieseltier without pay following a decision by Emerson Collective to pull the plug on a literary journal over the longtime cultural critic's …
Discussion: Newser, Politico and The Wrap
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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit shuts down Nazi and white supremacist subreddits, after updating policy to ban content encouraging violence; subreddits banned had 25 to 7,000 users each  —  Reddit has shut down several Nazi and white supremacist subreddits after a policy change banning material that “encourages …
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
Six senators urge FCC to mediate dispute keeping Univision off Verizon FiOS TV service, pointing to importance of Spanish-language news amid Puerto Rico crisis  —  Say they recognize it is private negotiation, but that consumers are being hurt  —  Senate Democrats have called on Univision and Verizon …
Janko Rottgers / Variety:
Sources: Roku to start streaming to third-party hardware that doesn't run its OS; one source says move will likely involve mobile devices  —  In a major twist, Roku is looking to start streaming videos on devices made or controlled by competitors like Apple and Google, Variety has learned …
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Ajit Pai says FCC plans to vote Nov. 16 on rolling back longstanding rules that prevent owning both a TV station and a daily newspaper in a market at same time  —  The Federal Communications Commission will vote next month to eliminate a decades-old rule designed to preserve media diversity in local markets …
 
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