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6:10 PM ET, July 29, 2018

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Mark Landler / New York Times:
In an interview, Sulzberger details what he told Trump about the effects of Trump's language: dictators avoiding scrutiny, rising threats to journalists, more  —  BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump on Sunday disclosed details of a private meeting he had with the publisher of The New York Times …
Ronan Farrow / New Yorker:
Six women accuse CBS CEO Leslie Moonves of harassment, intimidation, and assault between 1980s-2000s; dozens more describe a culture of harassment  —  Six women accuse the C.E.O. of harassment and intimidation, and dozens more describe abuse at his company.
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
After Facebook removed 196 pages and 87 accounts for policy violations in Brazil, far-right activists are harassing fact checkers not involved with the removals  —  Facebook is ramping up its efforts to cut down on misinformation ahead of Brazil's election this fall — and a right-wing movement is protesting.
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Mark Brown / The Guardian:
Study: movies with the emotional arc of “man in a hole”, a fall followed by a rise, result in box office success irrespective of genre and budget  —  ‘Man in a hole’ story arc - a fall followed by a rise - found to be most commercially successful
Peter Sterne / Freedom of the Press Foundation:
Mexican reporter Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto and his son released 7+ months after being detained by ICE, partly in retaliation for bashing US immigration policies  —  Late last night, Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto and his son Oscar were released from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement …
Bryan Curtis / The Ringer:
Profile of ESPN's Bob Ley and how a revamp of Outside the Lines made him one of the most important broadcasters at the channel  —  The network's longest-serving anchor is the perfect figure to interpret the collision of sport and politics.  And the Worldwide Leader needs him now more than ever.
Oscar Schwartz / The Guardian:
AI coverage has been misinformed and sensationalized for decades, leading to unrealistic expectations and distracting from the actual consequences of AI  —  Social media has allowed self-proclaimed ‘AI influencers’ who do nothing more than paraphrase Elon Musk to cash in on this hype with low-quality, pieces.
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Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
A look at the NYT's The Daily: Michael Barbaro's sudden fame, how the podcast came to be, and its future evolution in local markets and other media
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
White House confirms it is working on a consumer privacy policy proposal; sources: WH had 22 meetings with 80 organizations including Facebook, Google, and AT&T
Tom Wheeler / Brookings:
The FCC must decide if Sinclair's three sham station “sales” taint the purchase of 39 Tribune stations and if Sinclair has the right to hold any licenses at all
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Douglas Busvine / Reuters:
Facebook says it got 1,704 complaints and removed 262 posts in January-June under Germany's hate speech law, which warns of up to €50M fines for non-compliance
 

 
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Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Court filings show how Zuckerberg and other Meta execs played down risks to young users, while rejecting staff pleas to bolster guardrails and hire more staff

Ashley Belanger / Ars Technica:
How the Internet Archive plans to defend its digital lending practices as it appeals a US court's 2023 ruling; IA says it was forced to remove over 500K books

Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
In response to plagiarism allegations, Perplexity CEO Aravind Srinivas says the company “is not ignoring” robots.txt, but does rely on third-party web crawlers

 
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