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3:25 AM ET, January 25, 2018


 Top News: 
Washington Post:
How Madison Marriage, a journalist for the Financial Times, went undercover to report on harassment of hostesses at an exclusive London charity event for men  —  LONDON — Wanted: attractive young women wearing sexy underpants to serve as hostesses for British business bigwigs at a drunken old-boys-only charity affair.
Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Pope Francis condemns “fake news”, praises journalists as “protectors of news”, and lauds educational efforts aimed at helping people recognize misinformation  —  ROME — The serpent in the Garden of Eden hissed the first fake news to Eve and it all went downhill from there …
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Meg Whitman takes CEO role at Jeffrey Katzenberg's new startup that produces short-form content aimed at mobile consumption  —  Meg Whitman has been appointed CEO of a new venture backed by Jeffrey Katzenberg that aims to revolutionize entertainment with short-form premium content customized for mobile consumption.
Lyz Lenz / Columbia Journalism Review:
Profile of Lewis D'Vorkin, the recently installed editor-in-chief of the LA Times who has ruffled feathers in the newsroom  —  Lewis D'Vorkin speaks at the Forbes Centennial Celebration in September 2017.  Photo: Stephen Smith/SIPA USA via AP.  —  Lewis D'Vorkin's voice is tranquil as he threatens his staff.
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Ze Frank steps down from role as president of BuzzFeed Entertainment Group, moves into newly-created role of chief research and development officer  —  The executive will retool a development partner program as the digital publisher largely disbands the Entertainment Group it formed in summer 2016.
Associated Press:
Prosecutor credits Indianapolis Star probe for prompting victims of Larry Nassar to speak up: “We as a society need investigative journalists more than ever”  — bb6d10b54a75ac1d  —  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former sports doctor Larry Nassar likely still …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap's VP of Product Tom Conrad leaving in March after 2 years; director of growth Jacob Andreou steps in at executive level, but no new title assigned to him  —  One of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel's top lieutenants Tom Conrad will leave Snapchat, and the whole tech industry, in March.
Sources: comScore is working with Goldman Sachs to explore strategic options, including a potential sale  —  Media analytics company working with Goldman Sachs on review  —  Company settled with activist investor Starboard in September  —  ComScore Inc. is working with financial advisers …
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Bipartisan group of senators introduces the Music Modernization Act, mirroring a House bill, to streamline music licensing on services like Spotify, Pandora  —  WASHINGTON — A group of senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to streamline the music licensing process and to increase royalty payments to rights holders.
Alexandra Ellerbeck / Committee to Protect Journalists:
How the extension of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act could expose US journalists to surveillance  —  The U.S. Senate last week approved a six-year extension to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FISA), in a move that could put journalists at risk.
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
AT&T CEO pushes for an “Internet Bill of Rights”, a net neutrality law covering ISPs and tech firms, in a series of full-page ads in major newspapers  —  AT&T is calling on Congress for a national net neutrality law that would govern Internet providers and tech companies alike …
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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Profile of Harlo Holmes, an activist developer who helps journalists learn to use the anonymous whistleblower platform SecureDrop and how to stay safe online
A Netflix documentary about the opioid crisis, funded by the Center for Investigative Reporting's Glassbreaker initiative, has been nominated for an Oscar
Alex Lockie / Business Insider:
Newsweek is reviewing its relationship with Newsweek Pakistan, which operates under a license, after an editor seemed to defend child abuse in a tweet
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Mediaite
Sources: ex-BBC News chief James Harding is working on a news startup called Tortoise Ventures that will focus on “slow news”
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Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
BuzzFeed identified 1700+ accounts Twitter censored in specific countries at the request of governments and “trusted flaggers” like NGOs
Ed Pilkington / The Guardian:
A look at the history of The Drudge Report and how, 20 years after it first broke the Lewinsky story, it still attracts millions of readers