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1:45 PM ET, December 27, 2019

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Jay Rosen / PressThink:
What Chuck Todd blamed on naiveté to lessen his error of ignoring the GOP's spread of disinfo was in fact willful blindness and malpractice  —  That disinformation was going to overtake Republican politics was discoverable years before he says he discovered it.
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Peter Wade / Rolling Stone:
Q&A with Chuck Todd about a Dec 29 edition of Meet the Press focusing on journalism and disinformation with guests like NYT's Dean Baquet and WaPo's Marty Baron  —  Chuck Todd has had a front-row seat for the spread of disinformation, here's how he sees it happening and the media's role in it
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Comcast is in advanced talks to acquire Xumo, which offers an ad-supported video streaming service, as Comcast prepares to launch NBC's Peacock  —  Deal would help cable giant's digital-video ambitions as it prepares to launch its own video-streaming service
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
William Greider, a reporter, editor, and author who wrote about the economy and politics for WaPo, Rolling Stone, The Nation, and other outlets, dies at 83  —  In interviews with Reagan's budget director, David Stockman, he exposed doubts about the supply-side economics that the administration had embraced.
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Constance Grady / Vox:
With print books often cheaper than ebooks, whose sales stabilized at ~20% of total book sales, a look at the aftermath of Apple's ebook price fixing lawsuit  —  Publishing spent the 2010s fighting tooth and nail against ebooks.  There were unintended consequences.
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News:
A look back at how Facebook and Twitter evolved over the 2010s, chasing size and influence at a cost to society that will take years to understand  —  The two companies had a bad run in the 2010s.  It was their own fault.  —  It's been a rough decade for Facebook and Twitter.
Allyson McCabe / Wired:
As labels increasingly rely on streaming data to scout talent, they could become less willing to sign artists whose music isn't engineered to maximize profit  —  The explosion of metrics and algorithms isn't just reflecting what's happening in the music industry.  It's transforming it.
Discussion: @wiredculture
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Q&A with Snopes CEO David Mikkelson and reporter Alex Kasprak on the state of news, working and breaking up with Facebook, and preparing for the 2020 election  —  Disinformation campaigns are expected to be just as pervasive in 2020 as they were in the 2016 presidential election …
Discussion: Digital Trends
 
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A.J. Bauer / Nieman Lab:
A strong electoral backlash against Trump in 2020 can impose boundaries on conservative media which could otherwise venture beyond self-regulation for good
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Hannah Knowles / Washington Post:
Ashley Feinberg explains how she built a reputation for digging into the hidden online lives of political elites like Pete Buttigieg, Mitt Romney, and others
Madison Feller / ELLE:
Profile of NYT investigations editor Rebecca Corbett who oversaw the Weinstein investigation and helped inspire The Wire, where she played a cameo as an editor
Sarah Pulliam Bailey / Washington Post:
Napp Nazworth, politics editor of Christian Post, says he has quit his job as the site has decided to publish a pro-Trump editorial bashing Christianity Today