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3:50 PM ET, July 8, 2019

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Brian Stelter / CNN:
Journalist Julie K. Brown, whose work revealed Jeffrey Epstein's wildly lenient sentence for sex trafficking, on the importance of perseverance in investigation  —  New York (CNN Business)In the past year the Jeffrey Epstein case was catapulted onto the national news radar by one newspaper …
Bloomberg:
Sources detail how Facebook tracked and fought hoaxes about itself using a tool called Stormchaser; Facebook says it stopped using the tool in mid-2018  —  Polling data and secretive projects - ‘Stormchaser’ and 'Night's Watch' - helped the social media giant track public sentiment, and respond to it
Meaghan Beatley / Columbia Journalism Review:
Following two high-profile cases, Spanish journalists and activists discuss identifying victims of sexual violence as it both humanizes them and engenders abuse  —  In late May, a 32-year-old woman living outside Madrid killed herself after a sex video she'd taken of herself five years earlier resurfaced.
BuzzFeed News:
Disney is dominating Hollywood after devouring 20th Century Fox, forcing other studios to change and shaping Hollywood's future for a generation  —  Between its army of beloved franchises and purchase of 20th Century Fox, Disney controls more of the movie business than any studio in generations.
Max Willens / Digiday:
NowThis News has seen its video views drop dramatically in the past year but says revenue is up thanks to longer, high-quality videos  —  NowThis News was one of the first digital media companies to leverage platform hunger for native content into eye-popping scale.
Amanda Hess / New York Times:
A look at the rise of the ambivalent conspiracy theorists, popular YouTubers using irony and nonchalance to refurbish old conspiracies for new audiences  —  Conspiracy theories were once deadly serious.  On the internet, skepticism about the moon landing shows how the mood has shifted.
Sydney Morning Herald:
Australian Federal Police forced Qantas to hand over private travel records of a senior ABC journalist as part of investigation into national security leak  —  The Australian Federal Police demanded Qantas hand over the private travel arrangements of a senior ABC journalist as part …
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Podimo, which says it is building Europe's “Netflix for podcasts,” raises €6M in seed funding, ahead of a planned launch in Germany and Denmark later this year  —  Podimo, a Copenhagen-based startup building what it hopes will become Europe's “Netflix for podcasts,” …
Motoko Rich / New York Times:
Profile of Isoko Mochizuki, a female Japanese reporter whose persistent questioning style stands out among a compliant media culture and male-dominated politics  —  TOKYO — Isoko Mochizuki, a reporter for Tokyo's largest regional newspaper, walks into a government news conference pulling …
Mark Kleinman / Sky News:
UK's JPI Media sets Monday deadline for bids on titles like The Scotsman and the i; CEO previously told staff JPI was not engaged in a “formal sales process”  —  The owners of JPIMedia have set a Monday deadline for bids for The Scotsman publisher, Sky News learns.  —  Created with Sketch.
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Priyanka Borpujari / Columbia Journalism Review:
Problems local reporters face when dealing with Western news orgs, who often see them merely as “fixers”, could be addressed by crediting them with a co-byline
Lucinda Southern / Digiday:
The Economist made 59% of its £333.4M in revenue from subscriptions and circulation in 2018; in May, newsletter referral traffic overtook Twitter referrals
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John McCarthy / The Drum:
Ofcom report: UK commercial TV and radio revenues stayed flat at £11.3B and £572M, respectively, but revenue sources shifted to make up for falling ad revenue
Mitchell Armentrout / Chicago Sun-Times:
The Chicago Defender, a 114-year-old African American paper, will stop publishing its print edition and become online-only starting July 11