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12:05 PM ET, November 15, 2017

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Mark Di Stefano / BuzzFeed:
Facebook issues statement saying it has not observed “significant coordination” by Russia-linked accounts targeting Brexit vote, amid UK MPs calls for more info
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Time Inc is launching Sports Illustrated TV, a $4.99 a month OTT subscription service, on Amazon Channels, with original docu-series, licensed movies, more  —  Time Inc. — in another big bet on pivoting its business toward video — is launching Sports Illustrated TV, its first over-the-top subscription-video service.
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
How white men from Ivy League schools benefited from a form of affirmative action at The New Republic, and how it affected women and people of color  —  In 1991, the African American Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter wrote a book called Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby.
Reuters:
Sources: Amazon has scrapped plans for a skinny bundle streaming service combining US broadcast and cable networks, as it believes it won't make enough money  —  NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has scrapped plans to launch an online streaming service bundling popular U.S. broadcast …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Kickstarter launches Drip, a new service that lets fans subscribe to their favorite creators, including Feminist Frequency's Anita Sarkeesian  —  The platform focuses on ongoing support rather than one-time projects.  —  National Observer is no stranger to successful crowdfunding campaigns.
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
European Commission announces public consultation to work on strategy to fight misinformation, with a report due in spring  —  Today the European Commission announced a new strategy to combat misinformation and fake news online.  It's asking for more help.
Discussion: Sputnik International
Ken Bensinger / BuzzFeed:
Witness in FIFA trial says that six media companies, including Fox Sports, bribed officials for soccer broadcasting rights; Fox denies claim  —  Alejandro Burzaco, a key witness for the prosecution in the case, testified in court on Tuesday that he was aware of six media companies aware …
Jaclyn Peiser / New York Times:
Two journalists still face charges after arrests amid inauguration protests; one, Alexei Wood, goes to trial Wednesday and faces up to 61 years in prison  —  On Jan. 20, the day Donald J. Trump was being sworn in as president in front of the Capitol, a limousine was set on fire and storefront windows were smashed nearby.
Stevan Dojcinovic / New York Times:
Serbian journalist says Facebook testing a split News Feed for Pages and friends was ill-conceived in a fledging democracy as it stifles independent media  —  BELGRADE, Serbia — My country, Serbia, has become an unwilling laboratory for Facebook's experiments on user behavior …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The ugly echo chamber of Hannity and Breitbart is why women wait so long to report abuse  —  Leigh Corfman mustered her courage.  —  Although reluctant to go public with what she says happened to her at age 14, at the hands of Roy Moore, she decided it was important to tell her story.
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How Twitter account @Umpire43 used the identity of a dead Navy SEAL and triggered false stories on The Gateway Pundit, InfoWars, and One America News Network
Fred Barbash / Washington Post:
Fox News anchor Shep Smith debunked his own network's coverage of a Hillary Clinton conspiracy theory around uranium, provoking outrage among some viewers  —  Fox News anchor Shepard Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium “scandal,” infuriating Fox viewers …
 
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Erin Griffith / Wired:
Former Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons and ex investment head of Time Warner's VC arm Rachel Lam launch Imagination Capital to invest in early-stage startups
Caleb Ecarma / Mediaite:
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