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2:05 PM ET, November 6, 2018

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Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Fox News host Sean Hannity appeared onstage at Trump's rally on Monday night, after both he and the network had denied that he would do so  —  “I had no idea you were going to invite me up here,” said Hannity, who had pledged he would not campaign on stage on Monday night.
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Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Fox News said it does not condone Sean Hannity's appearance onstage at a Trump rally on Monday night and called it an “unfortunate distraction”  —  Fox News Channel said it did not condone host Sean Hannity's appearance Monday night during President Donald Trump's campaign rally …
Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Facebook pulls Trump campaign's anti-immigration ad saying it violates advertising policy against “sensational content,” though the video can be posted
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts on its services that may have been engaged in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” ahead of the US midterm elections  —  Facebook announced Monday evening that it had blocked 115 accounts on its services that may have been engaged in …
Politico:
Preparing to cover the midterm election results, journalists and editors say they have learned from 2016's mistakes  —  “We're going to be nimble.  We're going to follow the results," an ABC News exec said.  “We're not going to assume anything.”  —  CNN Washington bureau chief Sam Feist …
Mike Baker / The Seattle Times:
Gab is back online after being banned by GoDaddy, PayPal, and others, and its domain has now migrated to Epik, a registrar based in the Seattle area  —  Pittsburgh shooting suspect Robert Bowers had spewed anti-Semitic hate on social-media site Gab and wrote a post there shortly before the synagogue massacre.
Matt Lopez / The Wrap:
TicToc, Bloomberg's 24/7 news network, is trying to curb fake news around the mid-term elections by creating 50 Twitter Moments with verified info  —  Network will create 50 Moments on platform to “fight through saturation that will be Twitter on election night”
Discussion: Twitter
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Digital media firm says LinkedIn has had a rise in hyperpartisan political content, with fake accounts and toxic memes; LinkedIn removes policy-violating posts  —  “Facebook banned me, they hate me.  But that's all good — I started posting on LinkedIn and everybody is following me," said one Trump supporter.
Alex Warofka / Facebook:
Facebook posts results of commissioned report on Myanmar which found Facebook wasn't doing enough to prevent it from being used to incite offline violence  —  We want Facebook to be a place where people can express themselves freely and safely around the world.
Deadline:
EU antitrust regulators approve Disney's $71.3B offer for 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets, as long as it sells certain TV channels in Europe  —  European antitrust regulators approved the Walt Disney Co.'s $71.3-billion offer to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets today …
James Loke Hale / Tubefilter:
Sources: Defy Media is shutting down its LA office and making the ~80 employees who work there redundant  —  Defy Media has given all of the employees working out of its Beverly Hills production office notice that they will be laid off and the office will be permanently closed effective Jan. 2 …
Discussion: Variety and The Wrap
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Time Magazine's new owners name current Editor in Chief Edward Felsenthal as chief executive; Felsenthal to continue as editor  —  Felsenthal will continue as editor in chief of Time  —  Four days after Salesforce.com Inc. co-founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff closed …
 
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Stewart Clarke / Variety:
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts visited Sky's London HQ, with CFO Mike Cavanagh and Steve Burke, and promised staff he was not looking to make major cuts
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
Lloyd Embley, EIC of UK newspaper group Reach, says BBC News online is an “all-consuming monster” making life harder for commercial news brands
Peter Maass / The Intercept:
Rupert Murdoch and his heirs do irreparable damage to the US with Fox News, so they should be shunned like Bannon rather than solicited for nonprofit donations
Yang Ziyu / Sixth Tone:
Weibo gives 1,638 media accounts and 1,322 Chinese government-affiliated accounts the ability to directly flag content as fake news with a customizable notice
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Journalists have not improved enough since the 2016 election; more are careful about polls and fact-checking, but many still allow Trump to lead coverage
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
NYT shares some of the 4,000 pieces of misinformation from social media, text messaging apps, and email that its readers submitted to help focus its reporting
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Study: Alex Jones' videos are receiving nearly as many views on Facebook as they did before Infowars' page was banned, with new pages like NewsWars catching on
Discussion: @jason_a_w
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Study: abusive comments hurt the credibility of journalists and news organizations for other readers; no difference in abuse toward male and female reporters
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Oath CEO Guru Gowrappan says the company will be rebranded as the Verizon Media Group, starting in 2019