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3:20 PM ET, August 15, 2018

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Steven Musil / CNET:
Twitter puts account of Alex Jones in read-only mode for seven days after a tweet violated policy; he can browse but can't tweet, retweet, or like other posts  —  Twitter has cut off Alex Jones from key functions of his account after the founder and star of conspiracy site Infowars violated another Twitter policy.
Alyssa Newcomb / NBC News:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends decision to just give Infowars' Alex Jones a timeout after Jones urged viewers to ready “battle rifles” against media and others  —  “We can't build a service that is subjective just to the whims of what we personally believe," Dorsey told NBC News' Lester Holt in an exclusive interview.
Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Meredith Kopit Levien, COO at The New York Times and the architect of ad deals like the newspaper's controversial partnership with Samsung  —  Meredith Kopit Levien uses nontraditional ad deals amid challenging times in publishing  —  At the annual advertising festival …
Jaclyn Peiser / New York Times:
The New York Times joins The Boston Globe's effort to print editorials on August 16 protesting Trump's attack on the press; 200+ newspapers have signed up  —  The call to arms came in the form of a memo.  —  Marjorie Pritchard, the deputy managing editor of The Boston Globe …
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Steve Greene / IndieWire:
“Follow This”, a docu-series from Netflix that follows BuzzFeed News staffers around as they work on stories, debuts August 23 on the service  —  The first group of episodes, tracking developments in the site's stories about culture, science, and politics, drops next week.  —  87 Photos
Shawna Chen / Reporters Committee for Freedom …:
RCFP and 30 media organizations urge court to dismiss contempt petition by school board against Sun-Sentinel and two reporters for stories on FL school shooting  —  On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 30 media organizations urged a circuit court in Florida …
Brent Lang / Variety:
Filmmaker RJ Cutler and Blumhouse Television are working on a podcast called “The Oval Office Tapes”, a 10-episode drama about Trump's White House  —  Like many Americans, R.J. Cutler has been glued to the news ever since Donald Trump defied the pundits and captured the presidency.
 
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Dominic Patten / Deadline:
Univision and The Onion are facing a $2M+ lawsuit from financial specialists GCA Advisors over an alleged breach of contract
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Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, creators of true crime podcast My Favorite Murder, launch podcast network Exactly Right in partnership with Stitcher
Felix Salmon / Wired:
Jeffrey Katzenberg's NewTV, with $1B in funding and an experienced CEO in Meg Whitman, faces an uphill battle trying to disrupt linear TV with short-form video
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Zeynep Tufekci / MIT Technology Review:
How digital technologies and social media went from being hailed as tools of freedom during the Arab Spring to being blamed for upheavals in Western democracies
Karolle Rabarison / Online News Association:
2018 Online Journalism Awards finalists announced, and James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting goes to photojournalist Nicole Tung