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12:00 PM ET, August 26, 2019

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New York Times:
Sources: pro-Trump operatives have collected dossiers of damaging old social media posts by journalists and are releasing them in response to critical coverage  —  WASHINGTON — A loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House is pursuing what they say will be an aggressive operation …
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A.G. Sulzberger / The New York Times Company:
NYT memo from Publisher A.G. Sulzberger: we'll respond to any legitimate problems appropriately and continue to cover the Trump administration like any other  —  A note to staff by New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger calling attention to a Times story about a campaign led …
Carolyn Dunn / @carolyndunncbc:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation correspondent says she was denied entry into the US as she tried to travel to Washington, DC, for a temporary assignment  —  Guys, I've been refused entry into US. Sections 212 (a) (7) (A) (i) (I). Me going to DC is “entry into the labor” market and I'd be “imported labor”. I've never been pulled aside at a US border let alone refused entry.
Andy Bounds / Financial Times:
Research: boycott of The Sun newspaper in Merseyside, UK after 1989 Hillsborough disaster reduced Euroscepticism in the area and increased its Remain vote  —  A long-running boycott of The Sun newspaper on Merseyside reduced Euroscepticism in the area and had a positive influence on its Remain vote …
BuzzFeed News:
Investigation: federal agencies, including the DOJ, have sent employees article links to white nationalist and conspiracy-oriented publishers over past 2 years  —  An arm of the Justice Department regularly sent summaries and links to articles from an online white nationalist publication over the last year …
Antonia Hitchens / Wired:
Profile of Carla Engelbrecht, the director of product innovation at Netflix, whose experiments with interactive kids programs were a precursor to Bandersnatch  —  EARLIER THIS YEAR, Carla Engelbrecht flew to Phoenix, sat on the couch in a stranger's living room, and observed the stranger watching …
Discussion: @wired
Caroline Crampton / Nieman Lab:
RadioPublic's CEO and CTO propose an open protocol, PodPass, that would allow podcast listeners to access premium content inside their usual listening app  —  PodPass gets some positive early reviews.  Also: a new network for kids' audio, the CBC translates podcasts to TV, and are daily news shows having any real-world impact?
Kelsey Sutton / Adweek:
As streaming wars heat up, kids programming is serving as a way for streaming services to stand out, attract new subscribers, and then keep them  —  Why platforms are wooing the youngest viewers  —  When HBO partnered with the studio behind Sesame Street in 2015 to relocate Bert and Ernie …
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
April Ryan comments about her bodyguard manhandling a reporter, without apologizing, says “I didn't know what was going on or said. I was on stage at the time.”  —  CNN contributor April Ryan has broken her silence about the incident earlier this month where her bodyguard forcibly ejected …
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Profile of Lilly Singh as she prepares for her late-night debut on NBC and juggles YouTube, her show, and other projects  —  An online star with 15 million subscribers dives into the white-hot center (emphasis on white) of broadcast television with ‘A Little Late’ as the first openly bisexual woman …
 
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Sonam Vashi / Columbia Journalism Review:
Profile of Mario Guevara, a reporter for Atlanta's Mundo Hispánico, and the tightrope he walks between police sources and people in Spanish-speaking communities
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
A look at The Philadelphia Inquirer, three years into nonprofit ownership, as low morale persists after newsroom buyouts and a lack of pay raises
Dana Feldman / Forbes:
eMarketer: 55.3% of Americans will view content via OTT subscriptions in 2019; Netflix to lose market share to Hulu and Amazon Prime Video over next few years
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