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10:55 PM ET, September 11, 2018


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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” …
“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.
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
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Before EU's top court, the EU's executive arm joined Google in opposing expanding “right to be forgotten” beyond EU; a non-binding court opinion expected Dec 11  —  European Commission argued that a global application would stretch privacy laws beyond their intended scope
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 …
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.
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.
Discussion: The Drum
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 …
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.
Kali Hays / WWD:
Sources: Condé Nast plans a campaign promoting Google's Pixel 3 phone, with the phone used as the camera for cover shoots of November magazine issues  —  A big campaign is said to be coming in support of Google's new Pixel.  —  A Google booth at an expo in Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China.
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
USA Today Network rolls out LocalIQ, an agency-like service for local businesses, and LocalIQ Grader, to give advertisers marketing recommendations  —  Gannett's USA Today Network is becoming the latest publisher to shift to an agency model to grow its share of marketing dollars, but with a local twist.
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Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
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