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The Washington Post Abby Ohlheiser

Why the Onion released a fake, 700-page ‘leak’ from the Trump administration

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Vox Zack Beauchamp

Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia

"Why liberal conspiracy theories are flourishing in the age of Trump."

The New York Times MONICA LEWINSKY

Monica Lewinsky: Roger Ailes’s dream was my nightmare

"The story hooked viewers and made them Fox loyalists. For the past 15 years, Fox News has been the No. 1 news station; last year the network made $2.3 billion."

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4 questions journalists should ponder when covering national elections

"The example of France shows it is possible to curtail [misinformation] campaigns. But to do so, newsrooms need to move the discussion out of the realm of the theoretical and into the practical."

Digiday Lucia Moses

Tasty, BuzzFeed's food-centric Facebook page, has become a template for expansion

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The New York Times Jim Rutenberg

Fox rivals eye Bill O'Reilly as possible ringer

The former Fox News host was ousted from the network after allegations of sexual harassment were made public. But could another network scoop him up?

Washingtonian Luke Mullins

An in-depth profile of Matt Boyle, Breitbart's D.C. bureau chief

"'I can scare the sh*t out of people,' Boyle tells me. 'And I have a lot of fun doing it.'"

The New York Times MUJIB MASHAL

These Afghan women are launching a magazine (at great risk to themselves)

"She knows that the magazine — the product of nearly five months of work by a dozen young female volunteers — could very well be burned."

The New York Times SAPNA MAHESHWARI

Ad buyers want more innovation from traditional networks

"Most networks are starting to recognize that the standard model of 18 minutes of 30-second spots in a 60-minute show will never grow and is probably not sustainable."

The New York Times The New York Times

Ev Williams isn't done at Medium

"'Ev chose the hardest thing to do,' (Twitter co-founder Biz) Stone says. 'He said, ‘I want to make publishing profitable.’ I was like, ‘Yeah, so does everyone else.’ How far along are we? Somewhere between zero and half a percent.'"

The Washington Post Marty Baron

Read Marty Baron's commencement speech to George Mason University

"Those of us in the press have a special obligation to speak up –through reporting, analysis and commentary. If, for example, the White House tells us to shut up – as it has — the answer must be no."

Turkish Minute Uncredited

Turkish newspaper publishes blank front page to protest journalism crackdown

"The Sözcü daily on Saturday published a totally blank edition to protest detention warrants issued the previous day for its owner and three of its employees."

The New York Times JAMES ESTRIN

Stanley Greene, teller of uncomfortable truths, dies at 68

"Stanley Greene, whose visceral and brutally honest images of conflict and fearlessness in the most perilous of places made him one of the leading war photographers of his generation, died on Friday in Paris. He was 68."

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Facebook is delaying the launch of its original videos until the end of summer

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Tech Crunch Natasha Lomas

Facebook’s content moderation rules dubbed 'alarming' by child safety charity

"There is much more Facebook can do to protect children on their site. Facebook, and other social media companies, need to be independently regulated and fined when they fail to keep children safe."

The Washington Post Abby Ohlheiser

Why the Onion released a fake, 700-page ‘leak’ from the Trump administration

"'We had a ton of great articles about various parts of the campaign, Trump’s personality, and the people around him,' Onion Editor in Chief Cole Bolton said in an interview with The Post on Friday. 'But we felt like each one of those is a drop in the bucket.'"

Vox Zack Beauchamp

Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia

"Why liberal conspiracy theories are flourishing in the age of Trump."

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