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The New York Times ANDREI KALLAUR

The New York Times has developed a prototype web app stylebook

"Newsroom editors have started using the prototype and are giving us plenty of feedback — we’ll be using this to continue to make improvements and resolve issues."

Committee to Protect Journalists Geoffrey King

Apple vulnerability is surprising, but journalists should stick with iPhones

"Disturbingly, the company behind malware designed to exploit the security flaw may have also helped target an investigative journalist in Mexico in 2015, Citizen Lab said."

Backchannel Steven Levy

How artificial intelligence and machine learning work at Apple

"Yes, there is an “Apple brain” — it’s already inside your iPhone."

Politico Marc Caputo

Report: South Florida Sun Sentinel killed story about political quid-pro-quo

"Through it all, the Sun Sentinel refused to cover the issue in their backyard. It started on Wednesday evening, when editors quickly pulled down its story with the headline 'Hallandale commissioner accused of taking possible bribe in exchange for vote.'"

George Washington University Kristen Mitchell

Jason Rezaian named fellow at George Washington University

"The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs has named Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian the 2016-17 Terker Distinguished Fellow. Mr. Rezaian reported on Iran until he was arrested in 2014 and sentenced to prison for crimes related to espionage."

Politico Joe Pompeo

More cuts may be coming to Condé Nast

"With September fashion issues closed, nerves are jangled that a significant cut could be in the offing at Condé Nast that would further consolidate the media giant’s corporate structure, notably its publishing side."

Vanity Fair Sarah Ellison

Will Megyn Kelly stay at Fox News?

"Within its subterranean newsroom, staffers and executives have a new fear: Will they be able to convince Megyn Kelly to re-sign with the network and stave off a potential post-Ailes ratings decline? And does that mean the end of Bill O’Reilly?"

CNN Anderson Cooper

Trump, a Fox News regular, makes a CNN appearance

"The wall is going to be paid for by Mexico. People are not gonna be able to tunnel because we are going to have tunnel technology. We're gonna have all sorts of things on this wall. This is gonna be a real wall."

Digiday Jemma Brackebush

A day in the life of The Economist's head of social media

"Law, a Toronto native, arrived at The Economist a year ago, after five years working for the Financial Times in London and Hong Kong. Her job is to increase paid readership and awareness of The Economist through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Line, among other social platforms. She heads up a team of 10 in London, the U.S and Hong Kong."

Atlas Obscura Staff

Zardulu is Atlas Obscura's new advice columnist

"Meet Zardulu, myth-maker extraordinaire—her adventures with, say, training rats or creating the three-eyed Gowanus catfish have been written up in the New York Times and featured on Reply All and elsewhere."

CNN Money Brian Stelter

What has changed since the WDBJ shooting one year ago

"On Friday morning the Roanoke, Virginia television station WDBJ will mark the one year anniversary of Alison Parker and Adam Ward's deaths with a moment of silence on the air."

Politico Ken Doctor

Tronc is considering the latest offer from Gannett

"It’s apparently no longer a question of whether to sell or not, but for how much."

USA Today Roger Yu

More on Alan Murray's plan to revamp Time Inc.

"I've been speed-dating the editors (of other Time Inc. magazines). It’s really an unbelievable collection of iconic brands. And frankly, if we can’t figure out a way to make a good business out of it, we ought to be all marched out of here and shot."

BuzzFeed Azeen Ghorayshi

University will sue its own student newspaper

"The University of Kentucky will take its student paper to court to avoid releasing documents detailing scientist James Harwood’s alleged sexual assault against two students."

Recode Greenhouse

Recode makes a podcasting push

"In this new role, your job will be to lead our efforts in audio journalism, including managing our slate of existing podcasts, creating new podcasts, experimenting with other audio formats and platforms, working with our internal and external revenue teams, and managing editorial, production, and distribution for our audio products."

In case you missed it

The New York Times ANDREI KALLAUR

The New York Times has developed a prototype web app stylebook

"Newsroom editors have started using the prototype and are giving us plenty of feedback — we’ll be using this to continue to make improvements and resolve issues."

Committee to Protect Journalists Geoffrey King

Apple vulnerability is surprising, but journalists should stick with iPhones

"Disturbingly, the company behind malware designed to exploit the security flaw may have also helped target an investigative journalist in Mexico in 2015, Citizen Lab said."

Backchannel Steven Levy

How artificial intelligence and machine learning work at Apple

"Yes, there is an “Apple brain” — it’s already inside your iPhone."

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