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1:00 PM ET, April 21, 2019

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Mike Harris / CNN:
Lyra McKee freely gave time and energy to fight Northern Ireland's archaic libel laws, which she said are used to silence investigative journalists  —  Mike Harris was a friend of journalist Lyra McKee, killed in Northern Ireland on Thursday night.  Based in London, Harris is the CEO of 89up, a campaigns agency.
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CNN:
Northern Ireland police say they have arrested two men, aged 18 and 19, under the Terrorism Act in connection with the killing of Lyra McKee  —  (CNN)Northern Ireland police have arrested two teenagers in the killing of 29-year-old investigative journalist Lyra McKee, authorities said Saturday.
The Irish News:
Lyra McKee, Mediagazer editor, freelance journalist, and writer who wrote about the legacy of Northern Ireland's Troubles, was killed amid violence in Derry, NI  —  A 29-year-old woman has died after shots were fired in Derry, with police treating the death as a “terrorist incident”.
Cormac Fitzgerald / TheJournal.ie:
Lyra McKee was dedicated to telling the stories of marginalized people and devoted to dragging Northern Ireland out of its dark past
Susan McKay / The Guardian:
Lyra McKee, a symbol of Irish freedom, worked to improve life for others: “It gets better for those of us who live long enough to see it get better”
The Guardian:
People mourned Lyra McKee at local vigils; leaders of Northern Ireland's six main political parties issued a rare joint statement condemning the murder
The Irish Times:
Writers pay tribute to Lyra McKee, the person and the writer: “the work she was doing is the opposite of silence”
Brian Stelter / CNN:
Three printed versions of “The Mueller Report” rose to the top of Amazon and Barnes & Noble best-seller lists 24 hours after the release of Mueller's findings  —  New York (CNN)Three versions of “The Mueller Report” soared to the top of Amazon and Barnes & Noble's best-selling book charts …
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David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Scribd reinstates 32 copies of Mueller's report, which is in the public domain, says they were removed after algorithms identified them as copyrighted work
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Mueller report not only validates reporting labeled “fake news” by Trump, it also shows that he and his aides misled or lied to the journalists and the public
Dani Deahl / The Verge:
AI-produced music raises copyright questions on whether AI or their human creators can claim authorship and whether artists mimicked by AI should be compensated  —  AI is capable of making music, but does that make AI an artist?  As AI begins to reshape how music is made …
Variety:
Motion Picture Academy says it stands by its decision to expel Roman Polanski, after he sues the Academy claiming unfair treatment and demanding reinstatement  —  UPDATE: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to a lawsuit from director Roman Polanski that claimed …
Matt Tullis / Nieman Storyboard:
A Washington Post reporter and Sandy Hook parents reflect on their motivations during the reporting process in the wake of unimaginable loss  —  In the wake of unspeakable grief, parents from the 2012 Sandy Hook school shootings kept lists of journalists they would, and wouldn't, talk to
Discussion: @evaholland
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
WarnerMedia pulls out of OpenAP, a media alliance for helping advertisers target TV viewers; alliance members include Viacom, Fox, Univision, and NBCUniversal  —  WarnerMedia is going its own way when it comes to helping advertisers find specific groups of TV-watchers.
Discussion: @rafat, MediaPost and Adweek
 
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Avi Asher-Schapiro / Committee to Protect Journalists:
Upcoming Supreme Court case, FMI vs. Argus Leader, will focus on exemption used to redact parts of FOIA requests if they are deemed “confidential”
Discussion: @aaschapiro, @theccr, @argus911, @sejorg and @ona