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8:40 AM ET, August 28, 2018

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Lucia Moses / Digiday:
BuzzFeed News is working with Google to test a membership model that will ask readers to contribute, similar to that used by The Guardian  —  BuzzFeed News is working with Google to pilot a membership model that will ask readers to contribute to the news outlet.
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James Vincent / The Verge:
Trump accuses Google of rigging its search results to suppress positive news about him and says the situation “will be addressed”  —  The president said that Google had “rigged” its search results to suppress positive coverage  —  The perceived leftwing bias of big tech companies …
Tim Arango / New York Times:
Sonoma West, composed of four newspapers in Sonoma County, CA, launches a direct public offering, likely a first for a local paper, with a goal of raising $400K  —  A weekly newspaper publisher in Northern California is selling stock to its readers, who hope to save their paper and, some of them believe, democracy.
Discussion: Nieman Lab and The Rural Blog
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David Beard / Poynter:
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark donates $1M to Mother Jones magazine to finance reporting around misinformation and fake news, more
Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:
Sources: a Bloomberg News reporter was reassigned after Well Fargo CEO complained about the reporter following a story on the bank's relationship with the NRA  —  A Bloomberg News reporter who covered Wells Fargo was reassigned earlier this year after the bank's CEO called the news organization's editor …
Brian Crecente / Rolling Stone:
How Grand Theft Auto became a powerful tool for music discovery where gamers have listened to more than 75B minutes of music in the last five years  —  In the five years since launch, GTA V and GTA Online gamers have listened to more than 75 billion minutes of music, according to Rockstar Games
Steve Contorno / Tampa Bay Times:
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi co-hosted Fox's The Five for three days last week; state's ethics commission says it did not render an opinion  —  Bondi sought ethics commission approval before spending three days co-hosting “The Five,” a news talk show.
Curt Adrano / Rock, Paper, Shotgun:
The editor of New Eden Report, a news site for the massive multiplayer online game Eve Online, on the stories they cover, impartiality, and cultivating sources  —  “We might lose a camera ship... or two”  —  Hello, I'm Curt, and I am the editor of a space newspaper.
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Inside True Pundit, a pro-Trump misinformation site run by Michael D. Moore, who has a journalism background and a history of illegal business practices  —  Days after former FBI lawyer Lisa Page testified in a closed-door meeting with the House Oversight and Government Reform and House Judiciary committees …
 
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 More News: 
Ian Parker / New Yorker:
Profile of Glenn Greenwald as he cuts the Twitter use, still thinks media oversells Russian election interference effects, and his audience expands to the right
Reuters:
FCC inspector general's report found no evidence of impropriety in failed Sinclair-Tribune Media merger after two House Democrats accused Ajit Pai of bias
Lauren Raab / Los Angeles Times:
One of the LA Weekly's owners, David Welch, files suit against the others, claiming mismanagement and seeks to dissolve the company
Tony Silber / Forbes:
An interview with Marvin Shanken, publisher of niche magazines like Wine Spectator, on lucky purchases, circulation, events as revenue source, and more
 Earlier Picks: 
Pete Vernon / Columbia Journalism Review:
Throughout his political career, John McCain had been respectful of the media's role and in the Trump era, he became its defender
Kimberly Nordyke / Hollywood Reporter:
Final episode of Sacha Baron Cohen's “Who Is America?"' did not include Sarah Palin interview but credits listed her as “Special Publicity Consultant”
Discussion: TV Tattle