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2:05 PM ET, June 14, 2018


 Top News: 
Jane Wakefield / BBC:
Reuters Institute study: usage of Facebook for news has declined in a number of countries including the US, as messaging apps like WhatsApp gain popularity  —  Fewer people are using Facebook to discover and discuss news, as messaging apps such as WhatsApp gain in popularity, a study has suggested.
Jacqueline Alemany / CBS News:
Sources: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and deputy press secretary Raj Shah to exit the Trump administration; Sanders to leave at year's end  —  Two of the most visible members of the Trump administration are planning their departures, the latest sign of upheaval in a White House marked by turmoil.
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
News outlets should make sure to qualify and identify Trump's tweets as false in their headlines to avoid acting simply as retweets promoting his viewpoint  —  Consider this headline.  —  In one sense, the headline is true.  President Trump did indeed say that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.
Jack Sullivan / CommonWealth Magazine:
DFM-owned Boston Herald to outsource ad design and news page layout to Colorado headquarters, eliminating at least half the copy editor and design positions  —  THE NEW OWNERS of the Boston Herald have told staff they will outsource all the paper's advertising design and news page layout functions …
Discussion: Media Nation
Net neutrality repeal and ruling in AT&T's favor will likely lead to more vertical integration by content providers and change how users experience the internet  —  The FCC's dissolution of net neutrality regulations took effect Monday.  And a landmark court decision on Tuesday approved …
Jason Guerrasio / Business Insider:
MoviePass says it surpassed 3M subscribers and expects to hit 5M by the end of the year as growth slows  —  - MoviePass announced it has passed the 3 million paid subscribers mark.  — However, growth for the movie ticket subscription service is slowing.
Wall Street Journal:
Comcast offers $65B all-cash bid for most of 21st Century Fox, a 19% premium on Disney's offer, kicking off a potential bidding war with Disney  —  Offer is seen as kicking off a fight with Disney for the Hollywood studio owner  —  Comcast Corp. CMCSA -.22% on Wednesday offered to buy …
Todd Shields / Bloomberg:
Sources: FCC's Ajit Pai planning a vote on limits to how many TV stations a company can own on July 12, ahead of court decision on station ownership limits  —  - Chairman Pai said to be readying proposal for July meeting  — Action would come before court verdict affecting Tribune deal
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable and Gizmodo
David Beard / Poynter:
The Boston Globe's health and science site STAT is streaming a 30-minute documentary on the opioid epidemic, charging readers $9.99 to watch it  —  The Poynter Institute's Morning Mediawire breaks down and delivers the most important stories you need to start your day.  Delivered to your inbox every morning before work.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Vernon Loeb, Houston Chronicle managing editor, will be the Atlantic's politics editor starting in July as it seeks to double the size of its politics team  —  Vernon Loeb is a newspaper guy whose career has proceeded in loops.  He worked for 17 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer …
Fox's coverage of the World Cup soccer tournament in Russia will see eight of its 12 broadcasters commentating on the game from the network's LA studio  —  - Eight of 12 announcers stay in L.A. studio to save money  — Absence of U.S. team forces Fox to lower ratings projections
Discussion: The Wrap and Adweek
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Wall Street Journal:
AT&T faces challenges like unruly talent, high costs, culture clashes with Time Warner merger; sources say its targeted ad strategy may cannibalize ad revenue
Campbell Brown / Facebook:
Facebook plans to separate archives for political ads and for ads promoting news publishers' political content; publisher archive will be ready in a few weeks
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Sources: CNN President Jeff Zucker quietly renewed his contract through the 2020 election several months ago; AT&T execs were aware and supportive of deal
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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter will soon begin curating dedicated pages for events, with tweets, videos, and more, that will be promoted across notifications, Explore tab, and more
TechCrunch: to pull its standalone live streaming app, launched in 2016, and roll its features into the main app
Discussion: Engadget and Variety