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6:00 PM ET, October 9, 2018


 Top News: 
Washington Post:
US official: Turkish investigators believe Kamal Khashoggi's body was dismembered, removed in boxes, and flown out of the country  —  ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded Monday that Saudi Arabia prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on his own …
Washington Post:
Kamal Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the only witness to see him enter the Saudi consulate, says he'd feared something would happen to him there  —  ISTANBUL — The sleepless nights show in the dark circles under Hatice Cengiz's eyes as she recounts the last moments she saw her fiance …
Quint Forgey / Politico:
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the State Department has contacted Saudi officials about Khashoggi case and calls on Saudi Arabia to support investigation  —  The State Department confirmed Monday that it has spoken with Saudi Arabia's government regarding the disappearance of a Saudi journalist …
Matt Donnelly / Variety:
Source: Chelsea Barnard steps down as president of film at Annapurna; founder Megan Ellison will manage the film unit before the search for a replacement begins  —  Chelsea Barnard has stepped down from her post as president of film at Annapurna, an individual with knowledge of the company told Variety.
Discussion: Deadline, The Wrap and The Playlist
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Forbes partners with journalism blockchain network Civil to become the first major media company to experiment with publishing stories to the blockchain  —  Forbes, the century-old business publisher, is joining forces with Civil, a journalism blockchain network, to become the first major media company …
eMarketer and Newsroom Posts:
eMarketer forecast: video ad spending in the US will grow ~30% to $27.82B in 2018, making up 25% of US digital ad spending, with Facebook capturing ~24.5% of it  —  Facebook dominates with a quarter share  —  This year will mark a milestone for digital video advertising in the US, according to eMarketer's latest ad spending forecast.
Discussion: Tubefilter and Marketing Land
Jessi Hempel / LinkedIn:
Wired Senior Writer Jessi Hempel is joining LinkedIn as senior editor at large  —  Starting this week, I'll be a senior editor at large for LinkedIn, based in New York City, and continuing to explore the set of ideas that has driven my reporting for the past 15 years …
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
Comcast confirms it has bought 21st Century Fox's stake in European broadcaster Sky, becoming its majority shareholder with 75% ownership  —  Company now owns 75% of satellite provider  —  Comcast said that it has purchased 21st Century Fox's stake in Sky and now owns 75% of the satellite broadcaster.
Discussion: Multichannel News
@skynewsbreak:   James Murdoch is among a number of directors who have resigned from the board of Sky plc which is the owner of Sky News
The Moscow Times:
The office of a “troll farm” which is believed to be the vanguard of Russia's disinformation war was set on fire in St Petersburg overnight  —  The office of Russia's infamous troll factory believed to be at the vanguard of Russia's information war has been set on fire in St. Petersburg overnight.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Discovery reorganizes its digital video operations and forms the Digital Studios Group, a hub for video content drawn from all of its brands  —  Discovery has reorganized its digital-video operations with the formation of the Digital Studios Group, a newly expanded hub for digital …
Employees at Fox's film division 20th Century Fox are bracing themselves for mass layoffs when Disney deal closes; some analysts predict thousands of jobs cut  —  Media coverage of Disney's $71.3 billion purchase of 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets has focused on the historic union of two titans …
Gian Volpicelli / Wired UK:
UK Parliament committee plans to release “fake news” report in October, with detailed policy recommendations  —  The DCMS Committee's upcoming report, which has been led by Damian Collins, will answer one question: was democracy hacked?  —  Can democracy be hacked?
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Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed News:
A look at rumors and fake information on WhatsApp in Brazil, where nearly all Internet users have accounts and debunked videos still go viral amid the election
Hindustan Times political editor and bureau chief Prashant Jha resigns after allegations of sexual harassment from a former colleague
John Authers / Financial Times:
Trust in financial media broke down catastrophically with the 2008 financial crisis, helped by social media and that degenerated into anger and disinformation
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