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    Did Twitter elect Donald Trump?

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    It's one of the hundreds of media topics mulled at a world gathering

    Twitter's rapid dissemination of bogus conspiracy theories and slanders was central to Donald Trump's election, according to a new academic analysis. Or, wait, maybe it wasn't, according to the same analysis.

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    This ESPN football analyst had a crisis of conscience. Then he quit.

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    Ed Cunningham has one of the better gigs in sports journalism, as a longtime six-figure college football color analyst for ESPN and ABC. A former college star and pro player himself, he's good. But he's giving it up — and raising an intriguing question about journalists who cover an inherently violent sport.

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    What would you ask the Mooch after his debacle?

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    Anthony Scaramucci's self-exile is as brief as his tenure as White House communications boss. Shown the exit after 10 days, he'll surface on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos‎" and Stephen Colbert's CBS late-night show Monday.

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    Even ISIS can't resist critiquing the media

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    Everybody's a (media) critic. That includes the guys and gals with ISIS.

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    Seven years after exposing a senator's phony war record, the media has moved on

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    President Trump's new era of Twitter moderation took a predictable U-turn on his first day of vacation as he bashed Sen. Richard Blumenthal as a "phony Vietnam con artist" who lied about a military past.

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    The biggest political story most journalists are missing

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    Donald Trump's mercurial, chaotic ways are the overriding narrative of his early White House days. But most of the press misses his discipline in one crucial area: filling vacancies on federal courts.

    He may be lax in filling many administrative posts, but it's just not true with the courts.

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    Live, from the White House: It's 'Bait the Press,' with Stephen Miller!

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    In Wednesday's White House installment of "Can We Top This?" Stephen Miller, a grim-visaged millennial Steve Bannon, was the grand prize winner. And he so clearly relished a few minutes of fleeting combat in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room.

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