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11:00 PM ET, September 16, 2018

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Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Meredith Corp. has agreed to sell Time magazine for $190M to Marc Benioff, co-founder of Salesforce.com, and his wife, Lynne Benioff  —  Benioffs won't have day-to-day operational role at Time Magazine  —  Time magazine will have a new home.  —  Nearly eight months after Meredith Corp. MDP -.57% completed …
Danah Boyd / Data & Society:
How extremists exploit tech's respect of “free speech” and media's bias to cover “both sides” to amplify fringe messages and get into mainstream conversation  —  This is a crib of a talk that Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd gave at the Online News Association conference …
Ruth Spencer / The Cut:
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Isaac Chotiner / Slate:
Q&A with New York Review of Books Editor Ian Buruma who defends running Jian Ghomeshi's piece and why the allegations against Ghomeshi aren't Buruma's “concern”
Frida Garza / Jezebel:
The New York Review of Books publishes a story by former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi on his experience being accused and controversially acquitted of sexual assault
Elizabeth Paton / New York Times:
While media groups have shuttered foreign titles, Condé Nast International, under Wolfgang Blau, has rolled out new editions of popular titles around the world  —  LONDON — This summer, when Condé Nast announced it was merging the United States and international versions …
Karolle Rabarison / Online Journalism Awards:
2018 Online Journalism Awards winners include The Washington Post, ProPublica, The Marshall Project, and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting  —  AUSTIN, TEXAS — Superlative reporting on gun violence, government accountability and endangered wildlife led coverage …
Discussion: ONA18 Newsroom
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Knight Foundation and Lenfest Institute each put $10M into local news, supporting a local lab in Philly and growing Table Stakes program to up to 16 new regions  —  Boom, baby: After initially joining forces to boost Table Stakes — their project to boost the nation's metro newspapers …
Discussion: Poynter and Knight Foundation
Amanda Whiting / Washingtonian:
A look at Cenk Uygur's path from conservative to creator of the Young Turks, where his pugnacious style is a protest against the “civility” of cable news shows  —  Establishment liberals mourn bipartisanship.  The Young Turks host thinks Washington is still too chummy.
Alan Murray / Yale Insights:
Q&A with Time Inc. Chief Content Officer Alan Murray on journalism business models, how Facebook shapes journalism, and pressure to create viral content  —  As old media companies struggle to find a business model that works in a digital age, the norms of journalism have become unmoored and facts have become partisan.
Discussion: @editorialiste and @yaleinsights, Thanks:@steverubel
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Blockchain-based journalism platform Civil to work with Color Farm Media to launch The Blackness, a long-form multimedia outlet focused on communities of color  —  Civil, the blockchain-based journalism platform, is adding a new site to its mix.  Called The Blackness, the endeavor was built …
Discussion: @christinemohan
Will Oremus / Slate:
Study: Facebook engagement for sites identified as publishing fake news dropped by 50%+ between 2016 election and July 2018, while shares on Twitter kept rising  —  Facebook's efforts to reduce misinformation in its news feed since the 2016 election have opened the company to all manner of criticism …
 
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Blake Montgomery / BuzzFeed News:
US-based K-pop fans create dummy Spotify accounts and share them with overseas fans to continuously play songs in order to try influence Billboard's metrics
Mitch Stoltz / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF and Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School help eliminate “seven dirty words” restriction policy from .US domain name registrations, reinstating fucknazis.us
Sonia Elks / Reuters:
IWMF and TrollBusters survey of ~600 female journalists: two-thirds face online harassment or threats, nine in ten see a rise in physical and online abuse
Discussion: @clancyreports
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Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:
Tencent-backed content aggregator Qutoutiao closes up 128% after raising $84M in its IPO, the biggest first-day increase of a significant US IPO in 2018
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Jemele Hill, who drew criticism when she called Trump a white supremacist on Twitter in 2017, confirms she is leaving ESPN