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9:45 AM ET, November 7, 2017


 Top News: 
Ronan Farrow / New Yorker:
Sources: Weinstein hired private investigators to collect info on actresses and journalists, ahead of revelations, to stop publication of abuse allegations  —  The film executive hired private investigators, including ex-Mossad agents, to track actresses and journalists.
Debra Birnbaum / Variety:
Television Academy Votes to Expel Harvey Weinstein For Life  —  Harvey Weinstein has been expelled for life by the Television Academy, Variety has learned.  —  In a meeting Monday with the board of governors, the organization voted to permanently banish the embattled producer …
David Faber / CNBC:
Sources: 21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell most of the company to Disney  —  21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co., leaving behind a media company tightly focused on news and sports, according to people familiar with the situation.
James Bridle:
A look at how YouTube is being used to share traumatizing content to young children automatically and at scale  —  As someone who grew up on the internet, I credit it as one of the most important influences on who I am today.  I had a computer with internet access in my bedroom from the age of 13.
A look at push alerts sent by The New York Times and Washington Post since Trump was elected  —  It has been an exhausting, exasperating, anxious year.  A year of relentless assault, as one news break after another pushed its way into our daily existence and found us where we live …
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Flavorwire won't review Disney films or cover studio news, and WaPo writer won't review films in advance after Disney studio locked out LA Times over reporting  —  The Times is currently barred from attending advance screenings of Disney movies.  —  On Monday, culture and entertainment …
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Verge:
ACLU defends blogger who linked Taylor Swift with white supremacy after Swift's lawyers demanded removal and retraction of September blog post  —  Swift's lawyers demanded the article be taken down  —  The ACLU of Northern California issued a press release today saying it intends to defend …
Wall Street Journal:
Russian Twitter accounts posing as Americans began to support Trump in June 2015, weeks after he announced campaign and earlier than previously known  —  In three months after Mr. Trump announced his candidacy, tweets from Russian accounts offered far more praise for the businessman than criticism
A.J. Katz / TVNewser:
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
BBC Director-General Tony Hall and other execs are questioned by UK lawmakers over the corporation's gender pay gap, competition from streaming services, more  —  Director general Tony Hall and others in the U.K. parliament also discussed the public broadcaster's efforts to combat harassment and bullying.
Facebook promoted comments expressing disbelief underneath both fake and legitimate news stories, as part of an experiment to tackle fake news  —  A Facebook test that promoted comments containing the word fake to the top of news feeds has been criticised by users.
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Financial news network Cheddar partners with co-working company WeWork to build remote studios in WeWork offices around the US and potentially London and Asia
Kevin Draper / New York Times:
Bob Bowman is stepping down next month as CEO of MLB Advanced Media, which spawned Disney's streaming video company BAMTech
Naomi Rovnick / Financial Times:
Johnston Press bows to investor pressure, agrees to hold shareholder vote to remove interim chairman Camilla Rhodes and director Michael Butterworth
Melody Kramer / Poynter:
Q&A with Al Cross, head of the University of Kentucky-based Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, which runs The Rural Blog
Steve Smith / Folio:
Time Inc.'s social food video brand Well Done passes 500M views after launching in March
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Hossam Tewfik / Facebook Media:
Facebook introduces way for publishers to toggle Instant Article recirculation ads on and off after requests from publishers
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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Kobalt Capital, subsidiary of royalty tracker Kobalt, unveils $600M music royalties fund to buy new copyrights
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: former Amazon Studios chairman Roy Price sexually harassed multiple women, including actresses, faced little discipline over incident with Isa Hackett