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10:40 AM ET, February 10, 2021

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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it has suspended 500+ accounts in India for violating rules but has not taken any action on accounts of journalists, activists, and politicians  —  Twitter said on Wednesday it has taken actions on more than 500 accounts and reduced visibility of some hashtags in India …
Saqib Shah / Engadget:
Google launches Google News Showcase in UK and Argentina, after debuting the service in Australia last week, and says it now has over 450 publications globally  —  Google News Showcase is starting to roll out to more countries worldwide, including the UK and Argentina, on the heels of its Australian launch last week.
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
A deep look at the media law defense strategy that the Murdochs' Fox News plans to use against Smartmatic in court  —  The Rupert Murdoch-owned news network has filed a motion to dismiss Smartmatic's blockbuster libel action.  Now and down the road, the defendant will attempt …
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Reuters:
Fox News files motion to dismiss Smartmatic suit, saying it can't be held liable for “fairly reporting and commenting on competing allegations”
Politico:
Polish independent media suspended news coverage on Wednesday to protest a new advertising tax that it says is aimed at undermining the freedom of the press  —  Media groups warn government is trying to undermine press freedom.  —  WARSAW — Polish independent media suspended news coverage …
Politico:
Axios let its reporter Alexi McCammond continue writing about Biden after she disclosed in November that she is dating his transition spokesman TJ Ducklo  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  As Republicans get ready to beat back a DONALD TRUMP impeachment conviction for the second time …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
A closer look at the departure of Donald G. McNeil Jr. from The NYT and the tensions his comments provoked for some students on a NYT-sponsored trip to Peru  —  The Constitution protects people from being prosecuted twice for the same offense.  But those “double jeopardy” …
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: DAZN is pulling back from pricey sports deals in the US to focus on sports rights only in Japan and European countries like Germany, Italy, and Spain  —  DAZN had a vision of being a global sports streaming giant, but it was hampered by the pandemic and infighting over strategy.
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
WSJ launches The Wall Street Journal News Literacy Initiative, to help its “increasingly digital” readership differentiate between news and opinion sections  —  There's an old joke at The Wall Street Journal that subscribers get “two newspapers for the price of one.”
New York Times:
Facebook says it will test a reduction of political content in News Feed for some users in Canada, Brazil, and Indonesia this week, and the US in coming weeks  —  News feeds will start getting less political content in Canada, Brazil and Indonesia, the social network said, with the change reaching the U.S. in coming weeks.
Dexter Thomas / VICE:
Police officers in Beverly Hills have played licensed music while being filmed by citizens, seemingly in an effort to trigger social networks' copyright filters  —  Police officers in Beverly Hills have been playing music while being filmed, seemingly in an effort to trigger Instagram's copyright filters.
 
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Jeff Kotuby / The Streamable:
fuboTV adds a regional sports fee for customers in Buffalo, Rochester, and the Boston area, to essentially pay for local sports channels NESN and MSG
Twitter - Investor Relations:
Twitter reports Q4 revenue of $1.29B, up 28% YoY, and average monetizable daily active usage growth of 27% to 192M, net income of $222M, up from $119M YoY
Anthony D'Alessandro / Deadline:
Disney is closing Blue Sky Studios, the former 20th Century Fox animation division known for the Ice Age franchise, affecting about 450 employees
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Sarah E. Needleman / Wall Street Journal:
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