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4:40 PM ET, November 1, 2017


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Los Angeles Times:
Six women, including actress Olivia Munn, have accused filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment and assault  —  Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner's couch when she fell asleep.  She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
During congressional hearing, Facebook's general counsel said 120K Instagram posts from Russian-linked accounts reached 16M Americans from Oct '16 to election  —  Facebook detailed the extent of Russia's election interference campaign on Instagram today during its second congressional hearing.
Washington Post:
Lawmakers release a sampling of Russian Facebook ads placed during and after campaign  —  Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says Clinton and Trump campaigns spent combined $81M on ads on the platform, compared to $46K spent by Russian Internet Research Agency  —  Russian information troll farm the Internet Research Agency spent just .05 percent as much on Facebook ads as Hillary Clinton …
Memo: NPR's Senior Vice President of News Michael Oreskes has resigned over allegations of sexual harassment  —  NPR's senior vice president of news Michael Oreskes resigned on Wednesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and improper behavior in his past.  —  “I am deeply sorry to the people I hurt.
Ben Munson / FierceCable:
Sinclair Broadcast Group Q3 earnings: overall revenue down 3.3% to $670.9M YoY, with political revenue down to $7.3M from $45M during presidential elections  —  Sinclair Broadcast Group's third-quarter net income fell to $30.6 million, down from $50.8 million one year ago, as hurricanes …
Three more men have alleged that actor Kevin Spacey sexually harassed or assaulted them; one was a teenager when the incident happened  —  A man has said he was left traumatised after waking up to find Hollywood star Kevin Spacey lying on him when he was a teenager in the 1980s.
Discussion: RADAR, Variety and IndieWire
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Apple changed its standard iPhone review PR strategy for the iPhone X, prioritizing YouTubers and celebrities over established names in tech journalism  —  ‘Unusual’ change in strategy means latest phone got less testing than most of its predecessors before reviews could be published
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Snap Maps, Snapchat's location-sharing feature, provided users with real-time footage of the terror attack in Manhattan on Tuesday  —  During Tuesday's terror attacks in Lower Manhattan, in which a driver in a pickup truck killed eight people and injured 11, Snap Maps, the location-sharing feature …
Discussion: New York Times
Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:
Sources: some Fox News staffers said they were embarrassed by network's news and opinion coverage of Mueller's investigation into Russian election influence  —  Some employees at Fox News were left embarrassed and humiliated by their network's coverage of the latest revelations …
Jake Offenhartz / Gothamist:
A stunt with a banner at a protest of a Mike Cernovich speech fed a Twitter censorship conspiracy theory after Twitter took down image after copyright complaint  —  A right-wing conspiracy theory was born at Columbia University last night, based on a lie that spread with remarkable speed …
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Mark Halperin's longtime collaborator and Game Change co-author, John Heilemann, says he was unaware of sexual harassment allegations  —  For the political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, work on the third installment of their popular “Game Change” book series …
Discussion: Variety and Mediaite
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