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4:55 PM ET, September 11, 2018

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Variety:
“CBS This Morning” anchor Gayle King calls for CBS to release details of its investigation into sexual assault allegations against Moonves  —  “CBS This Morning” anchor Gayle King has called for CBS to release details of its investigation into sexual assault allegations against former chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves.
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Wall Street Journal:
Inside the corporate infighting that hampered CBS' ability to vet rumors about Les Moonves' behavior despite knowledge of accusation by some board members  —  CBS board members were aware for months that the company's chief was facing a claim of sexual assault and rumors of more
Sinéad Baker / Business Insider:
In SEC filing, CBS says it will do what it can to ensure the findings of its internal investigation into allegations against Les Moonves are not made public  —  - CBS Corporation's CEO and chairman, Les Moonves, resigned from the company on Sunday after a new wave of sexual harassment and assault claims.
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
ThinkProgress alleges censorship after its story on Kavanaugh's approach to abortion was deemed “false” by the Weekly Standard, a Facebook fact-checking partner  —  Last year, Facebook announced that it would partner with The Weekly Standard, a conservative magazine, to “fact check” …
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Bustle owner Bryan Goldberg has hired Amanda Hale, former chief revenue officer of The Outline, as publisher of the relaunched Gawker, likely coming early 2019  —  Amanda Hale hired as publisher for new iteration of the media and gossip blog  —  Gawker will rise from the ashes in a new iteration …
The Guardian:
The Guardian hires six audio journalists for its first ever daily news podcast, launching late 2018 and hosted by joint Political Editor Anushka Asthana  —  The Guardian announces today that political editor Anushka Asthana will become the host of its first ever daily news and current affairs podcast.
Dorothy Musariri / Press Gazette:
BBC Director-General Tony Hall says the corporation will cut some of its “less used” content to focus on services including news and sport  —  The BBC will cut production of its online content that is “less used by the public” to concentrate on “standout” services such as BBC News and BBC Sport.
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Melissa Rafferty / KAJ-TV:
Staff at Missoula's weekly independent newspaper, Missoula Independent, have been told the paper is being shut down by Lee Enterprises as of September 11  —  MISSOULA - The presses shuttered to a halt Tuesday morning at Missoula's weekly independent newspaper.
Lauren Williams / Vox:
Vox adds new vertical, The Goods, which will report on consumer culture and trends in buying  —  A note from Vox's Editor-in-Chief introducing a new section devoted to the things we buy and why we buy them.  —  Presented by  —  If you want to understand a culture, take a look at how its people spend their money.
Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Facebook's CrowdTangle tests a feature that lets users report false stories; Politifact exec doubts that it's good strategy to rely on overextended journalists  —  Today Facebook expanded its effort to combat misinformation by testing a new feature on its audience analytics platform for journalists.
A.J. Katz / TVNewser:
CNN's Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto is named co-anchor of the network's morning news show, CNN Newsroom, alongside Poppy Harlow  —  Poppy Harlow is getting a new on-air partner for the weekday edition of CNN Newsroom, and his name is Jim Sciutto.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Media center app maker Plex announces it's shutting down its Plex Cloud service at the end of November, citing costs  —  Media center app maker Plex informed its users Tuesday that it is shutting down its Plex Cloud service at the end of November.  Plex Cloud was meant to simplify the management …
 
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Anousha Sakoui / Bloomberg:
Apple acquires global rights to two family focused films, the first acquisition by Apple's video division; unclear if they will have theatrical release
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Nancy Barnes / Houston Chronicle:
Reporter Mike Ward resigns from The Houston Chronicle after the paper failed to verify the existence of several sources cited in his recent stories
Barney Thompson / Financial Times:
On Tuesday, a top EU court will decide if the EU's “right to be forgotten” regulations should apply worldwide and what type of information should be delisted
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Pew: despite changes to News Feed, Facebook remains the dominant source of news for US adults, with two-thirds getting their news from social media
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How WhatsApp's popularity in India has fundamentally changed communication norms, exacerbating misinformation sharing, as many only get news through the app