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9:25 AM ET, November 2, 2020


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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
With fears that Trump may prematurely claim victory, journalists must do something that is not in their nature: be patient and not join a rush to judgment  —  Almost two months before the 2016 presidential election, Dave Wasserman, an editor at the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, wrote a prescient piece.
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Since 2016, Trump's ongoing spectacle has slowed the decline of legacy media, but this election, regardless of who wins, marks the end of an era for the media  —  Trump made the legacy media great again.  Here's what's next for them.  —  There's a media phenomenon the old-time blogger Mickey Kaus calls …
Jeremy Barr / Washington Post:
In an editor's note, The Atlantic says it regrets commissioning a story by Ruth Shalit Barrett, has updated her byline, thought she deserved a “second chance”  —  In pointing out errors and fabrications in a wildly popular story about niche sports, the magazine said it was wrong …
Hanaa' Tameez / Nieman Lab:
Reuters survey: 42% of news leaders globally say improving ethnic diversity in their newsroom is the highest diversity priority, while 18% say gender diversity  —  More than four out of ten newsroom employees believe ethnic diversity is the highest diversity priority in the next year …
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism:
Survey of 136 news industry leaders from 38 countries: 55% say remote work has helped efficiency and 48% are planning to downsize physical premises
Columbia Journalism Review:
A review finds that less than half of 1,100 posts across Facebook and Instagram containing falsehoods debunked by third-party partners bore fact-checking labels  —  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, has been back in Congress this week to talk about the need to reform how social-media platforms moderate content …
Mark Graham / Internet Archive Blogs:
The Internet Archive starts adding banners on some Wayback Machine pages with links that provide contextual information from fact-checking organizations  —  Fact checking organizations and origin websites sometimes have information about pages archived in the Wayback Machine.
David Bauder / Associated Press:
AP says it will be more transparent with calling US elections, explaining how its experts make decisions and why they hold off declaring a winner in tight races  —  NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press, one of several news organizations whose declarations of winners drive election coverage …
The Guardian:
UK High Court rules against Johnny Depp in his libel suit against The Sun and its publisher News Group Newspapers, which described him as a “wife beater”  —  Pirates of Caribbean actor had sued newspaper publisher for damage to his reputation  —  The Hollywood actor Johnny Depp …
New York Times:
How publishing houses are increasingly making senior-level hires and structural changes to improve diversity, like Hachette's newly launched imprint Legacy Lit  —  The push in book publishing for more authors and workers of color hasn't abated, and companies are increasingly making lasting changes to the way they do business.
Peter Sterne / New York Magazine:
Greenwald's break with The Intercept was inevitable: he planned to leave, viewed editing as censorship, and Substack may be able to match his six-figure salary  —  On Thursday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald denounced The Intercept, the news outlet he co-founded six years ago, and announced his immediate resignation.
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
A look at a typical week for former CNN reporter Peter Hamby, who moved to Snapchat in 2015 and hosts Good Luck America, a politics show with 2.5M subscribers  —  Peter Hamby hosts “Good Luck America” on Snapchat.  “My North Star is really the low-information news consumer,” he says.
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Gabriel Snyder / Columbia Journalism Review:
NYT's biggest institutional challenge is its inability to state what it believes and why it matters, defaulting instead to a stance of “letting readers decide”
Vignesh Ramachandran / Nieman Lab:
Brown Institute's Local News Lab is partnering with small- and medium-sized newsrooms to help build dynamic paywalls that adapt to content or reader behavior
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