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8:50 AM ET, September 25, 2019


 Top News: 
New York Times:
Vox Media has agreed to acquire New York Media, publisher of New York magazine and websites The Cut, Grub Street, Intelligencer, The Strategist, and Vulture  —  After more than 50 years of chronicling the highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant and despicable characters of the city whose name it took, New York Magazine has a new owner.
Tim Baysinger / The Wrap:
Comscore settles with SEC on charges the firm and its ex-CEO made false statements, engaging in a fraudulent scheme to overstate revenue by ~$50M from 2014-2016  —  Comscore and its former CEO Serge Matta were charged Tuesday by the SEC with engaging in a fraudulent scheme to overstate revenue …
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Leaked TikTok content moderation guidelines reveal how it censors videos mentioning Tiananmen Square, Tibetan independence, or Falun Gong  —  Leak spells out how social media app advances China's foreign policy aims  —  TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned social network …
Laura Kayali / Politico:
Google refuses to pay publishers in France, the first to transpose EU's new copyright law, says it will instead change the way articles appear in search results  —  Google will not pay press publishers in France to display their content and will instead change the way articles appear in search results …
Discussion: The Keyword
Leo Kelion / BBC:
EU's top court rules that Google does not have to apply “right to be forgotten” globally
A. G. Sulzberger / New York Times:
NYT's A.G. Sulzberger says the Trump administration was prepared to let Egypt arrest a NYT reporter, calls out Trump's anti-press rhetoric as a global threat
Cristina Tardáguila / Poynter:
23 fact-checking orgs from 17 countries partner to cover 2019 UN General Assembly; fact checks to be shared for translation and publication in other countries  —  Thirty-one fact-checkers from 17 countries have agreed to work together this week to cover the 2019 United Nations' General Assembly.
Discussion: @poynter
Alexandra Alter / New York Times:
As disinformation surges, trust in books is needed more than ever, but most publishers are unwilling to pay for fact checkers despite recent high-profile errors
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it doesn't fact-check politicians' speech or block their content, generally assuming it is newsworthy, even if it violates Facebook policies  —  Facebook confirms it won't fact-check politicians' speech or block their content if it's newsworthy even if it violates the site's hatespeech rules or other policies.
Tony Biasotti / Columbia Journalism Review:
California's new 35-articles-per-newspaper annual limit for freelancers is meant to protect staff writers by distinguishing between them and freelancers  —  California Assembly Bill 5, in its original language, seemed as though it could end freelance journalism in the state.
Ruaridh Nicoll / The Guardian:
An Associated Press photographer in Haiti, Dieu-Nalio Chery, was wounded Monday when a Haitian senator fired a pistol amid a confrontation with protesters  —  Play Video  —  Two men including a photojournalist have been shot and injured by a Haitian senator who opened fire outside the country's parliament …
Alexandra Steigrad / New York Post:
Great Hill Partners, owners of G/O Media, says the group of former Gawker-owned sites has turned a quarterly operating profit for the first time since 2015  —  The bloodbath is over at G/O Media — and it worked.  —  That's the tough message from the controversial new owner of satirical website The Onion …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Trump counts on right-wing and mainstream media to amplify his counterpunches amid a scandal, and plenty of outlets let him do it  —  We've been here before.  —  It's “lock her up” all over again.  It's “no collusion, no obstruction” all over again.  —  It's all the Trumpian greatest hits: witch hunt, corrupt media, deep state.
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
UK's Archant, which publishes The New European, to outsource printing of four daily newspapers and 50 weeklies to News UK, as revenues fell ~30% in four years  —  Jeff Henry to leave as firm stops printing own titles after more than 170 years  —  The chief executive of one of Britain's …
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Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
Reach, the UK's largest news publisher, becomes the twelfth sponsor of the Journalism Diversity Fund, joining Reuters, FT, Google, and others
Katelyn Polantz / CNN:
FBI arrested a US Army soldier after he allegedly discussed bombing a major news network; sources: he had discussed targeting CNN with a vehicle bomb