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8:50 PM ET, May 29, 2023

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New York Times:
Sources detail Fox's 20 months of missteps and miscalculations in the Dominion lawsuit that led to one of the biggest debacles of Rupert Murdoch's media empire  —  Fox's handling of the defamation suit brought by Dominion Voting Systems, which settled for $787.5 million, left many unanswered questions.
Jesse Armstrong / The Guardian:
Roula Khalaf / Financial Times:
The FT's editor says the newsroom will have a team to experiment responsibly with AI to help with tasks like mining data, analyzing content, and summarizing  —  Our journalism will continue to be reported, written and edited by humans who are the best in their fields
Vanessa Thorpe / The Guardian:
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Global says Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel, and Lewis Goodal's daily podcast The News Agents had 30M downloads in May 2023; their US weekly podcast debuts on June 20  —  The News Agents announced on Thursday they would launch a new weekly US podcast.  —  The executive producer of the News Agents …
Jim VandeHei / Axios:
Axios' CEO says AI will lead to fewer big, generic media brands and more niche ones, force publishers to tighten direct relationships with consumers, and more  —  Artificial intelligence will soon transform media on a scale and pace that rivals the internet two decades ago.
New York Times:
Greater solidarity from other unions compared to the 2007 WGA strike is helping writers disrupt studio productions with already finished scripts  —  Workers from other unions have shown solidarity with the strikers, catching entertainment companies off guard.  —  Nicole Sperling reported from Los Angeles in the early-morning dark.
Kelvin Chan / Associated Press:
EU Commissioner Thierry Breton says Twitter dropped out of a voluntary EU agreement to combat online disinformation but adds that Twitter's “obligations remain”  —  Twitter has dropped out of a voluntary European Union agreement to combat online disinformation, a top EU official said Friday.
 
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A look at Formula One's D2C broadcast product F1 TV, which has become a key component of the sport's growth strategy in the US, Brazil, Mexico, India, and more
Nic Fildes / Financial Times:
Veteran indigenous Australian journalist Stan Grant's resignation triggers an uproar after he accused Australia's ABC of not defending him against racial abuse
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A profile of Tim Burke, aka @bubbaprog, known for his media scoops and whose computers the FBI seized while investigating the leaked Fox News video outtakes
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Steven McIntosh / BBC:
After former This Morning host Phillip Schofield admitted to an affair with a younger colleague and left ITV, some question how much ITV's managers knew in 2020
Brian Melley / Associated Press:
A UK court clears Hugh Grant's lawsuit against News Group Newspapers for trial, over alleged illegal snooping by The Sun's journalists and investigators in 2011
Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at media coverage of generative AI over the past six months, as journalists and academics criticize the hype and provide ways to improve reporting
 

 
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Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Court filings show how Zuckerberg and other Meta execs played down risks to young users, while rejecting staff pleas to bolster guardrails and hire more staff

Ashley Belanger / Ars Technica:
How the Internet Archive plans to defend its digital lending practices as it appeals a US court's 2023 ruling; IA says it was forced to remove over 500K books

Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
In response to plagiarism allegations, Perplexity CEO Aravind Srinivas says the company “is not ignoring” robots.txt, but does rely on third-party web crawlers

 
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