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9:45 AM ET, August 7, 2018

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Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed News:
Jared Kushner ordered a software developer at the New York Observer to remove stories about friends and connections without editors' knowledge  —  Jared Kushner personally ordered a software developer at his newspaper to remove stories critical of his friends and real estate peers.
Kimberly Nordyke / Hollywood Reporter:
In a 45-minute rant on his radio show, Howard Stern said CBS CEO Les Moonves tried to “ruin his life” with a $500M CBS lawsuit 12 years ago  —  The SiriusXM host referred to Moonves as “Tony Soprano” and went into the backstory of the $500 million lawsuit that CBS “socked” him with 12 years ago.
Discussion: TV Tattle
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Sara Salinas / CNBC:
YouTube removes the Alex Jones Channel for violating community guidelines, after he circumvented a suspension by live streaming on other channels
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Video streaming startup NewTV, led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, raises $1B round with Disney, Alibaba, NBCUniversal, and others participating  —  - Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman have raised $1 billion from media and technology heavyweights for a new mobile streaming venture.
Discussion: New York Times
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Discovery's Q2 profit drops 42% YoY due to charges associated with Scripps purchase, with net income falling to $216M  —  The acquisition of Scripps Networks has boosted revenue and operating income at Discovery Inc., the New York media company specializing in unscripted TV series.
Roger Cheng / CNET:
DOJ says in its appeal of AT&T/Time Warner merger that court's ruling showed “fundamental errors of economic logic” like ignoring risk of rising consumer prices  —  The fight over AT&T and Time Warner is still very much a thing.  —  The US Department of Justice on Monday filed …
Andrew Beaujon / Washingtonian:
WaPo employees: Bezos should focus on fixing the 401(k), reopen US bureaus, refocus the sports desk, bring back the ombudsman, and plan for the post-Trump era  —  A punch list for the paper's owner.  —  On August 5, 2013, Washington Post employees gathered in their auditorium …
Discussion: @abeaujon and CNNMoney
Leonard Maltin / Hollywood Reporter:
After Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox, film historian and author Leonard Maltin recalls the studio's early days and the original mogul Darryl F. Zanuck  —  In the aftermath of its July 27 sale to Disney, film historian and author Leonard Maltin recalls Fox's wild early days …
Marty Swant / Adweek:
Getty Images launches Panels, an AI tool that uses natural language processing to analyze stories and suggest photos  —  The photo agency worked with 20 newsrooms and an AI firm to create Panels  —  Getty Images is embracing artificial intelligence, starting with a way to help publishers pick photos.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Insiders at Good and Upworthy describe management disputes over branded content, office culture clashes, a possible move to LA, and small budgets  —  Upworthy and Good Worldwide combined with a shared mission to promote social causes and uplifting content, but what resulted was a union rife with discord and rancor.
Jaclyn Peiser / New York Times:
Former Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles resigns as chief content officer of Hearst Magazines  —  On July 25, Hearst Magazines named Troy Young as its new president.  And now the magazine company behind Esquire, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar has lost its chief content officer.
 
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Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Discovery Channel founder changes strategies for his VOD service CuriosityStream after slow user growth, adds cheaper packages and a free, ad-supported version
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Jon Levine / The Wrap:
Fox News reporter Conor Powell has resigned; source: he and other journalists at the network are unhappy with the direction it is headed