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9:30 AM ET, October 8, 2018

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Kareem Fahim / Washington Post:
Sources: Turkey concludes that Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist who disappeared after entering Istanbul's Saudi consulate, was killed by 15-member Saudi team  —  ISTANBUL — Turkey has concluded that Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent journalist from Saudi Arabia, was killed in the Saudi Consulate …
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Reuters:
A source at the Saudi consulate in Turkey has denied that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the building  —  ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A source at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul denied on Sunday a Reuters report which cited Turkish sources saying they believed …
Washington Post:
Turkey's Erdogan says he is following the probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance closely, stops short of confirming reports he has been killed  —  ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he was closely following the investigation into the disappearance …
Lili Bayer / Politico:
Victoria Marinova, a broadcast journalist investigating alleged misuse of EU funds in local infrastructure projects, has been murdered in Bulgaria  —  A 30-year-old Bulgarian broadcast journalist was raped and murdered Saturday in the city of Ruse, local media reported.
Steven Melendez / Fast Company:
MIT/Qatar project aims to use machine learning to detect fake news sites, taking into account their content, URLs, Wikipedia pages and Twitter presence  —  Thanks to social media, it's easy to come across reporting from unfamiliar news sources around the world.
Abigail Geiger / Pew Research Center:
Pew: college-educated newsroom employees earn about $51K/year, less than the roughly $59K/year that all other college-educated workers earn  —  Newsroom employees are more than twice as likely as other U.S. workers to be college graduates.  But they tend to make less money than college-educated workers …
Jon Levine / The Wrap:
CNN White House reporter Kaitlan Collins apologizes for homophobic slurs she tweeted as a college student, which recently surfaced  —  CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins apologized Sunday evening after a series of old tweets emerged which revealed the White House correspondent had used a gay slur …
Discussion: Mediaite and New York Post
Avi Asher-Schapiro / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at the dangers of Pegasus spyware and how it can take over a journalists phone, track a reporters movements, and identify sources  —  In May 2016, the Mexican investigative journalist Sebastián Barragán was working on an explosive story.
Nehmat Kaur / The Wire:
Female journalists in India have accused a number of newspaper editors and reporters of sexual harassment, including Times of India Editor K.R. Sreenivas  —  New Delhi: Almost a year after the MeToo movement started with Harvey Weinstein and then expanded to Hollywood at large, India is finally experiencing its own MeToo movement.
Discussion: Al Jazeera English
Molly McKew / Wired:
Tracing the “information terrorists” who fuel conspiracy theories and battles from Gamergate and QAnon to attacks on Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford  —  The network architecture built in Gamergate helped propel Trump to the presidency and fuel conspiracies like Pizzagate and QAnon.
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic:
A look at ChuChu TV, the Chennai-based YouTube channel for kids with 19B+ views and 29M subscribers, through a historical lens of how kids' TV evolved in the US  —  chuchu tv, the company responsible for some of the most widely viewed toddler content on YouTube, has a suitably cute origin story.
 
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Laura Wagner / Deadspin:
Q&A with Der Spiegel's Antje Windmann on convincing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo's rape accuser to speak and why non-sports media was slow to pick up the story
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Nausicaa Renner / Columbia Journalism Review:
A year after the Weinstein investigation, journalists grapple with how to cover men accused of sexual misconduct as they reenter the public life
Discussion: Reason
Eric Johnson / Recode:
Radhika Jones on VF's role in the celebrity-industrial complex, the importance of access, and the shift in editors' concerns for the economics of publishing
Tim Peterson / Digiday:
The Walt Disney Company says it has invested in mobile entertainment app HQ Trivia's parent company Intermedia Labs via its accelerator program