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6:40 PM ET, April 8, 2018

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Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
A look back at the mistakes of a young reporter in Belarus in 2001: assuming democracy would win, sources would be safe, and US officials wouldn't lie  —  As a young reporter in Eastern Europe in 2001, I expected to witness the “end of history” and the flowering of democracy.
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Sinclair is showing the 30-second Allied Progress ad with Deadspin video montage critical of Sinclair, but inserts its own 15-second responses before and after  —  Ex-Sinclair news director: We had must-run pieces  —  Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to air a commercial …
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NPPA:   Sinclair rescinds promised $25K donation to the NPPA after it issued a critical statement about Sinclair's comments and coordinated messaging about the media
Al Jazeera English:
Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja dies after being shot by Israeli forces while wearing a jacket marked “PRESS”  —  Yaser Murtaja was shot in the stomach during Friday's mass protests, bringing death toll to 31 since March 30.  —  A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during …
Dana Branham / Dallas Morning News:
At Southern Methodist University, independent student media company will dissolve in May due to lack of funds; SMU journalism department will oversee newspaper  —  Southern Methodist University's independent student media company will dissolve in May, forcing its student newspaper under …
Christina Anderson / New York Times:
Three Nobel Literature Prize judges resign from the Swedish Academy amid sexual assault allegations against a major figure with close ties to the institution  —  STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, was hit this past week by one of its worst crises …
Discussion: @nytimesworld and Associated Press
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed:
The Sri Lankan government and civil society groups say that Facebook has failed for years to monitor and remove accounts inciting ethnic violence in Sri Lanka  —  DIGANA, Sri Lanka — When the Sri Lankan government temporarily blocked access to Facebook last month amid a wave of violence against Muslims …
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Journalists at The Denver Post publish several online articles, which will also run in its Sunday opinion section, publicly rebuking owner Alden Global Capital  —  The Denver Post is in open revolt against its owner.  —  Angry and frustrated journalists at the 125-year-old newspaper took …
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The Denver Post Editorial Board / Denver Post:
The Denver Post blasts owner Alden Global Capital for newsroom cuts as Digital First Media papers report solid profits, asks Alden to rethink business strategy
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Source: YouTube releasing new version of YouTube Kids within coming weeks with option to turn off algorithmic video suggestions and only show curated channels  —  YouTube is planning to release a new version of its YouTube Kids app that will do away with algorithmically suggested videos …
Valeriya Safronova / New York Times:
How Conde Nast's brands are pivoting to video, experimenting with different formats, moving away from Facebook to YouTube, and creating content for clients  —  It took three men two hours to shoot a 63-second overhead instructional video of Laura Rege, a recipe developer …
 
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Daniel Funke / Poynter:
A look at Projeto Lupe!, a fact-checking Messenger bot for Brazil's upcoming election funded by ~$75K from Facebook and inspired by Le Monde's Les Decodeurs
Laura Lollman / KASW-TV:
Seven people indicted in Arizona on 93 counts related to Backpage.com; charges include money laundering and running a website to facilitate prostitution
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Department of Homeland Security to compile database of journalists, bloggers, and influencers in an effort to track 290K global news sources in 100 languages
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