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11:15 AM ET, July 17, 2019


 Top News: 
Sources: Apple plans to fund original, exclusive podcasts and has reached out to media companies, in a bid to compete with Spotify  —  - Tech giant looks to use exclusives to compete with Spotify  — Company has recently added new Podcasts Mac app, web interface
Sara Guaglione / MediaPost:
Group Nine's animal-focused publisher The Dodo debuts a children's vertical called Dodo Kids, with a brand-safe YouTube channel  —  The Dodo, a digital publisher owned by Group Nine that focuses on animal content, launched a new vertical called Dodo Kids.  —  The division will produce kid …
Discussion: Axios and Tubefilter
Aaron Rupar / Vox:
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway grilled a Jewish reporter about his ethnicity while defending Trump's racist statements about four congresswomen of color  —  When the quiet part becomes very loud.  —  White House counselor Kellyanne Conway went as far as to grill a Jewish reporter …
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Reflecting on VidCon, it's clear that influencers' command of social media foreshadows future power in politics and elsewhere  —  As social media expands its cultural dominance, the people who can steer the online conversation will have an upper hand.  —  ANAHEIM, Calif. …
April Ehrlich / Jefferson Public Radio:
Sinclair has invested in a small Oregon newspaper, which partnered with a Sinclair TV station to share content, a web management system, and soon, a building  —  America's biggest broadcast media company is financially backing the owner of the Rogue Valley's largest newspaper …
Pearson, the world's largest education publisher, says all future releases of its 1,500 active US titles will be “digital first” and updated on an ongoing basis  —  The world's largest education publisher has taken the first step towards phasing out print books by making all its learning resources “digital first”.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Bloomberg launches Work Wise, a newsletter with work and career content, after noticing 48% of traffic to its company pages came from people under the age of 34  —  Shortly after Julia Beizer joined Bloomberg Media as chief product officer last year, she had a conversation with David Harding …
Discussion: Bloomberg Media and @juliabeizer
Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Twitter says Trump's racist tweets attacking four congresswomen don't break its rules and will not be labeled with a disclaimer  —  New York (CNN Business)President Trump's weekend tweets in which he used racist language to attack four progressive Democratic congresswomen are not against Twitter's rules …
Jon Allsop / Columbia Journalism Review:
In her promising debut as the CBS Evening News anchor, Norah O'Donnell called out Trump's racist tweets as she attempts to restore trust in the network
Simon Austin / Prolific North:
The Athletic hires the BBC's sports correspondent David Ornstein as part of its recruitment of journalists whose large followings are fans of big soccer teams  —  BBC Sports Correspondent David Ornstein is leaving the Corporation after 12 years to join American sports website The Athletic.
Discussion: @mikelizun, Spectator and @markdistef
The Daily Beast:
David Barstow, who reportedly alienated co-authors on the NYT team that probed Trump's taxes by planning a book with a source, is leaving to join UC Berkeley  —  David Barstow joins Berkeley journalism school after winning a fourth Pulitzer and alienating his teammates by trying to ghostwrite a book with a top-secret source.
Times of Malta:
Three men accused of murdering journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia will stand trial after prosecutors in Malta issued a formal bill of indictment  —  Vincent Muscat and Degiorgio brothers Alfred and George were arrested in December 2017 and have spent the past 19 months in and out of court …
Discussion: Agence France-Presse, BBC and Politico
Andrew Beaujon / Washingtonian:
Interview with Politico's Daniel Lippman about why he's moving on from writing Politico's Playbook newsletter to report on the White House full-time  —  We talked with him about his new job reporting full-time on the White House and life in Washington.  —  Daniel Lippman will probably …
Discussion: @dlippman
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Nicholas Quah / Nieman Lab:
Southern California Public Radio announces a new podcast division called LAist Studios, aiming to be the West Coast equivalent of WNYC Studios
Discussion: LAist, Apple Podcasts and RAIN News
Mariel Padilla / New York Times:
Judge: publisher of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer, Andrew Anglin, should pay $14M+ in damages for encouraging anti-Semitic harassment and intimidation of a woman
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