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1:30 PM ET, August 29, 2018

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Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Publishers are losing a key ally at Facebook as its Head of News Products, Alex Hardiman, is leaving to join The Atlantic as chief business and product officer  —  One of Facebook's big hires to improve its relations with publishers is leaving for The Atlantic.
Catie Edmondson / New York Times:
International Trade Commission unanimously overturns Trump administration's tariff on Canadian newsprint, finding US paper producers are not harmed by imports  —  WASHINGTON — The International Trade Commission on Wednesday overturned a Trump administration decision to impose tariffs on Canadian newsprint …
Discussion: CNBC and @lydiadepillis
Robert Mitchell / Variety:
Facebook announces the international rollout of Facebook Watch, which first launched in the US a year ago this month, starting on Thursday  —  Facebook has announced the international rollout of Facebook Watch, its video destination for episodic content, which first launched in the U.S. a year ago this month.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Netflix has hired Vernā Myers in the newly-created role of VP, Inclusion Strategy, tasking her with diversifying the company  —  Netflix has hired Vernā Myers in the newly-created role of vice president, inclusion strategy.  —  Myers has spent the past two decades at the head …
Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times:
HBO quietly removed erotic movies and TV shows earlier this summer, says the decision to move away from adult content preceded its AT&T deal in June  —  HBO's popular drama series “The Deuce” is set in Times Square in the 1970s before the New York neighborhood was purged of its X-rated movie houses and adult book stores.
New York Times:
Barnes & Noble's board says former CEO Demos Parneros was fired last month for sexual harassment and bullying, adding to earlier allegations of policy violation  —  When Barnes & Noble fired its chief executive, Demos Parneros last month, the bookseller was mysteriously quiet about why.
Discussion: CNBC and Fortune
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it removed a further 486 accounts for engaging in “coordinated manipulation”, following the removal of 284 last week  —  Following last week's suspension of 284 accounts for “engaging in coordinated manipulation,” Twitter announced today that it's kicked …
The Information:
Sources: Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported video service for its ~48M Fire TV streaming video device users that is being developed by IMDb  —  Amazon.com is planning to launch a free, advertising-supported video service for the estimated 48 million people who use …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Progress News Network to launch a daily, 2.5 minute Facebook exclusive newscast aimed at 35+ year-olds on September 4; revenue focus to begin after the midterms  —  A group of media professionals is launching Progress News Network (PNN), a daily 2.5 minute newscast slated to reach 35-40+ year-olds …
Discussion: Tubefilter
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Inside Vox's video series Borders, which seeks to humanize borders using a network of local followers who wanted to participate in the videos' creation  —  “I was sensitive to saying, 'Here I am, an outsider, a non-expert going to these places and saying I'm here to explain this.'"
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 …
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David Beard / Poynter:
USA Today triples its investigative reporting staff from eight to 24, hiring CIR EIC Amy Pyle to help run the expanded operation
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed News:
CNN is facing backlash after it was revealed Lanny Davis was a source for its Trump Tower story on July 26, the substance of which he has since backtracked on