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The Globe and Mail SIMON HOUPT

How an Ontario city is coping without its local newspaper

"A year and a half after its daily paper stopped printing, Guelph has become a living laboratory for the loss of traditional local media – a rising risk in communities across Canada."

The New York Times STEVEN ERLANGER

BBC women demand action on pay gap

“You have said that you will ‘sort’ the gender pay gap by 2020, but the BBC has known about the pay disparity for years. We all want to go on the record to call upon you to act now.”

Politico ANNIE KARNI

The untouchable Hope Hicks

"Trump's 28-year-old communications adviser has earned the president's trust by letting him do just as he pleases when it comes to dealing with the press."

CNN Politics Jake Tapper

New White House comms director: White House 'obviously' has a communications problem

Anthony Scaramucci got into it with CNN's Jake Tapper.

The Washington Post Paul Farhi

White House correspondents group excludes outlets on the left and right

"The 'club,' in this case, is the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA), the organization that has long represented journalists in negotiations with the White House over access to the president and information about him."

HuffPost Michael Calderone

Trump 'loved' his new communications director’s feud with CNN

"Anthony Scaramucci’s stock with the president reportedly soared after the network’s flawed story forced three journalists to resign."

Politico JOSH DAWSEY

Inside the 24 hours that broke Sean Spicer

"One friend said he seemed to be returning to a more normal version of himself, with less stress and more positive things to say about other people."

CNN Dylan Byers

One year after Roger Ailes' departure, Fox News thrives as an unabashed Trump booster

"Under its new leader, Rupert Murdoch, Fox News has consistently served as a booster for the President of the United States."

The New Yorker David Remnick

David Remnick interviews Maggie Haberman

"One of the saving graces of the Trump era is the journalism it has inspired. Maggie Haberman is a tireless, keen-eyed example."

The New York Times ERIC OWLES

Everything you need to know about Anthony Scaramucci

"After the financial crisis, President Barack Obama criticized Wall Street’s big bonuses, and several banks canceled their opulent annual conferences amid public anger over the federal government’s bailouts of financial firms."

The Wall Street Journal Jennifer Levitz

Joseph Rago, Wall Street Journal editorial writer, dies at 34

"Mr. Rago was found with no obvious signs of trauma and emergency responders declared him dead at the scene, the police said. The cause of death was being determined by the medical examiner on Friday."

Slate Will Oremus

Google’s new news feed is scary good at personalization

"It was inevitable that Google would one day launch a news feed. The format of a feed — one nugget of information at a time, chosen for you by your friends and/or personalization software — suits the way people use mobile phones."

The Hill JOSH DELK

David Axelrod bashes NYT for 'snide' editorial on Sean Spicer

"Snide editorial on @PressSec beneath @nytimes. Criticisms are fair but snarkiness makes it read like a hissy fit."

The Washington Post Erik Wemple

HuffPost reporters may be rating pizza on site’s cross-country bus tour. Yuck.

"How about producing, like, one decent story? And bag the travelogue, HuffPost. We don’t need another opinion on Rasicci’s Pizza."

The Washington Post Paul Farhi

Remembering Jim Vance

"Reserved yet strong, vulnerable yet sure, Vance cast a halo of cool over his nightly reading of the day’s mayhem, tragedy and triumph. His particular gift was to make viewers believe that he was authentic, and so the news he imparted must be, too."

In case you missed it

The Globe and Mail SIMON HOUPT

How an Ontario city is coping without its local newspaper

"A year and a half after its daily paper stopped printing, Guelph has become a living laboratory for the loss of traditional local media – a rising risk in communities across Canada."

The New York Times STEVEN ERLANGER

BBC women demand action on pay gap

“You have said that you will ‘sort’ the gender pay gap by 2020, but the BBC has known about the pay disparity for years. We all want to go on the record to call upon you to act now.”

Politico ANNIE KARNI

The untouchable Hope Hicks

"Trump's 28-year-old communications adviser has earned the president's trust by letting him do just as he pleases when it comes to dealing with the press."

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