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It's about "two unconventional thinkers who saw the world differently from everyone around them."

The New York Times STEPHANIE SAUL

Kentucky suit highlights free-speech fight

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New York Post Claire Atkinson

Big names out as CBS Radio News makes cuts

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The Washington Post Margaret Sullivan

The post-truth world of the Trump administration is scarier than you think

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Politico KELSEY SUTTON

CNN is sorry a producer joked about Trump's plane crashing

"'So, he’s landing any minute. If I do this, it means he’s landed,' a female producer off-camera said, to laughs. 'Okay,' Malveaux responded. A few seconds later, the producer said, 'That means his plane’s crashed. No, I’m kidding.'"

Politico Peter Sterne

Nick Denton needs Hulk Hogan's permission to buy back Gawker.com

"There's been some speculation that Denton could eventually buy back Gawker.com from the bankrupt Gawker Media estate and relaunch the site once he emerges from personal bankruptcy."

Fortune Mathew Ingram

BuzzFeed names Craig Silverman media editor

"Fake news has been a really extraordinary story, and it turns out it’s the kind of story Craig has been kind of preparing for for some time—maybe his whole life."

Politico Susan Glasser

Covering politics in a "post-truth America"

"Journalism has never been better, thanks to these last few decades of disruption. So why does it seem to matter so little? Reflections on the media in the age of Trump."

Vulture Josef Adalian

ABC wants to focus more of its programming on the working class

“With our dramas, we have a lot of shows that feature very well-to-do, well-educated people, who are driving very nice cars and living in extremely nice places...there is definitely still room for that, and we absolutely want to continue to tell those stories because wish-fulfillment is a critical part of what we do as entertainers."

Politico ELI STOKOLS

Trump bashes journalists at Ohio event

"Deriding the media as a whole, Trump assumed a newscaster’s voice as he mocked its monolithic predictions of his defeat. 'How many times did we hear this: ‘There is no path to 270,’”

Irish Times Ciara O'Brien

Storyful founder stepping down as Twitter's Irish boss

"The social network is currently in the process of shedding hundreds of jobs as part of a restructuring process that will see some of its main roles move out of Europe."

Digiday Lucia Moses

In the wake of declines, Time Inc. centralizes digital desks

"...Magazine giant Time Inc. is creating 10 virtual desks to improve coordination of coverage. The challenge is to make resources go farther without watering down the essence of the brands."

BuzzFeed Nitasha Tiku

How Snapchat kept fake news out

"Being a control freak pays off. 'It’s impossible for somebody to go rogue in Discover.'"

RTV 6 PJ O'Keefe

Call 6 investigates Rafael Sanchez denied press credential to Carrier event

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In case you missed it

Politico Media JACK SHAFER

Who’s afraid of a little Russian propaganda?

"American anxiety about foreign propaganda goes back to at least the World War I era."

The New York Times ALEXANDRA ALTER

A look at Michael Lewis' new book

It's about "two unconventional thinkers who saw the world differently from everyone around them."

The New York Times STEPHANIE SAUL

Kentucky suit highlights free-speech fight

"'The president said that I published salacious details to gain readership,' said Marjorie Kirk, the newspaper’s editor. 'I am incredibly insulted.'"

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