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5:20 PM ET, June 28, 2018

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Baltimore Sun:
At least five dead, several others gravely injured in a shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Anne Arundel County, Maryland; one suspect in custody  —  Lt. Ryan Frashure gives an update on a shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis.  (Tim Prudente/Baltimore Sun video)
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Jill Abramson calls for a course correction at NYT, citing political primary coverage and exposé that neglected impact of Ali Watkins' work and the war on leaks  —  It may not have been the tweet heard 'round the world, but it was certainly heard—like a thunderclap …
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Major news outlets need to report more deeply, with open minds as the nation changes, to avoid missing the rise of candidates like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  —  America is changed.  Politics is transformed.  —  But how much has Big Media adjusted?  —  Not nearly enough.
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Ocasio-Cortez's win took mainstream publications like the NYT by surprise but progressive outlets like The Intercept had been covering the race for months
Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
Sources: 44 staffers from former Gawker Media sites including Jezebel, Gizmodo, and Deadspin have taken buyouts in recent weeks, with no layoffs for now  —  A total of 44 staffers will leave Gizmodo Media Group as part of new budget cuts mandated by the group's parent company Univision.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter makes its Ad Transparency Center, announced before Congressional hearings in October, available to all users  —  Twitter is unveiling the Ads Transparency Center that it announced back in October.  —  This comes as Twitter and other online platforms have faced growing political scrutiny around …
Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Sources: Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott tells producers they must protect the talent and brand, and will be held accountable for anything said on air  —  CEO Suzanne Scott summoned producers to a meeting to direct them to take more control over hosts and panelists.
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Showtime orders a 10-episode live-action series based on the Halo video game franchise, with production beginning in early 2019  —  Showtime has given a series order to its long-gestating adaptation of the videogame series “Halo.”  —  Kyle Killen is on board to serve as showrunner and exec producer.
Anna Hensel / VentureBeat:
Facebook rolls out a button to show ads a Page is running, even if not targeted to the user, across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger  —  Facebook today released a new tool that will allow users to see what advertisements a Page is running — whether or not all of those advertisements are targeted at that particular users.
Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Apple is considering a single subscription offering that would encompass its original TV shows, music service, and magazine articles  —  Apple is considering creating a single subscription offering that would encompass its original TV shows, music service and magazine articles …
Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Roku launches Audience Marketplace for targeted TV advertising in the US, has signed up 21st Century Fox, WarnerMedia, and Viacom  —  Fox, Turner and Viacom to sell inventory in the marketplace  —  Roku Inc. ROKU -5.84% said it is launching a marketplace where TV networks can sell commercial space …
John Santucci / ABC News:
Sources: former Fox News co-president Bill Shine has accepted a White House role as deputy chief of staff for communications  —  Bill Shine, a former Fox News co-president, has accepted a role in the White House as deputy chief of staff for communications, multiple sources tell ABC News.
 
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Anna Nicolaou / Financial Times:
Politico Pro to expand to Canada in the fall, with a focus on policy and political developments that shape the US-Canada relationship
Max Willens / Digiday:
Sources: French judge pauses shutdown of BuzzFeed France and requires the US publisher to provide more information to show it had cause to close the French unit
Amy X. Wang / Rolling Stone:
Starting Friday, music charts in both the US and UK will give more weight to streams from subscribers using premium service tiers than those from free tiers
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Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
A look at WaPo's The Lily after a year of aiming at millennial women: an eight-person team distributes content via email, IGTV, Facebook Watch, Apple News, more
Shaya Tayefe Mohajer / Columbia Journalism Review:
Interview with Norman Pearlstine, new executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, on his news coverage plans, dealing with a new union, talent losses, and more
Tarleton Gillespie / Wired:
US Congress needs to reform Section 230 safe harbor provision because it is based on early ideals of the open web and wasn't designed for social media platforms
James C. McKinley Jr / New York Times:
Despite state shield law, New York state's highest court rules a NYT reporter has no right to appeal judge's decision forcing her to testify about an interview
Discussion: @danielleiat
Marlee Baldridge / Nieman Lab:
Survey of broadcast TV and radio: women are better represented in TV newsrooms, but percentage falls in bigger markets; radio less diverse in 2017 than in 2016
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable and TVSpy