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6:35 AM ET, August 7, 2020

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BuzzFeed News:
Staffers ask Zuckerberg what would happen if Trump uses Facebook to dispute the election; some staff say they have evidence of favoritism for right-wing pages  —  Facebook employees collected evidence showing the company is giving right-wing pages preferential treatment when it comes to misinformation.
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Bon Appétit names Sonia Chopra, the director of editorial strategy at Eater, as executive editor, reporting to Anna Wintour for now  —  The situation at Condé Nast's Bon Appétit remains in flux, following the June ouster of editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport after allegations …
BBC:
Twitter says it will start labeling government-linked media accounts, as well as “key government officials”, from China, France, Russia, the UK, and US  —  Twitter says it will no longer “amplify” tweets by state-controlled media organisations, by excluding them from its recommendation systems.
Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal:
Source: News Corp has considered selling its Storyful unit, which it bought for $25 million in 2013, as part of efforts to streamline the company  —  Effort comes as Wall Street Journal parent looks to streamline operations  —  News Corp NWS 1.43% has considered strategic alternatives …
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News Corp:
News Corp reports Q4 revenue of $1.92B, down 22% YoY, and a net loss of $401M; WSJ digital-only subscriptions grew 23% in the quarter  —  - Beginning with the fourth quarter, the Company is presenting Dow Jones as a separate reportable segment, which better highlights its growth and value …
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
TikTok launches its first TV app, called More on TikTok, on Amazon Fire TV devices, featuring curated video playlists and compilations from its mobile app  —  More on TikTok will be free and view-only at launch  —  TikTok is launching its first TV app, called “More on TikTok,” on Amazon Fire TV devices today (via Business Insider).
Brent Lang / Variety:
AMC Entertainment lost $561.2M in Q2, when theaters were closed, with revenue of $18.9M, down 98% YoY but beating analyst estimates  —  AMC Entertainment lost $561.2 million during a quarter where the world's largest exhibitor's cinemas were closed to moviegoers and virtually its entire staff was laid off or furloughed.
NBC News:
Facebook removes hundreds of accounts tied to The Epoch Times and a foreign pro-Trump troll farm; accounts tied to Epoch Times pushed conspiracy theories  —  Facebook removed hundreds of accounts on Thursday from a foreign troll farm posing as African-Americans in support of Donald Trump and QAnon supporters.
The Wrap:
ViacomCBS to launch a paid international streaming service in early 2021 starting with Australia, Latin America, and Nordic countries  —  ViacomCBS is launching an international streaming service in early 2021, the company announced during its second-quarter earnings call Thursday.
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Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Advance Publications is considering moving Condé Nast out of One World Trade Center, where it has a 25-year lease, to address “current market conditions”  —  Conde Nast, which only finished moving into its HQ at One World Trade Center in 2014, is scouting midtown Manhattan for a potential new HQ.
Jazz Tangcay / Variety:
The American Song Contest, copying the six-decade-old Eurovision show, is set to debut during the 2021 holiday season with contestants from 50 states  —  The “Eurovision Song Contest,” Europe's popular music competition, one of the world's biggest televised events and the platform that helped launch ABBA, is coming to America.
 
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Kate Irby / The Fresno Bee:
A judge reiterated Rep. Devin Nunes can't sue Twitter over @DevinCow account, but Nunes filed an amended complaint; Twitter says prior immunity ruling was right
Tony Semerad / Salt Lake Tribune:
Salt Lake Tribune Executive Editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce resigns, citing differences with board chairman Paul Huntsman; board names David Noyce interim editor
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Ken Doctor's Lookout Local, a network of local digital outlets, to launch first in Santa Cruz in the fall with $2.5M in grants and an LAT content partnership
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An MSNBC producer who quit her job describes how ratings pressure distorts commercial TV news, amplifying fringe voices and stoking division even amid crisis