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Facebook says it has disabled the accounts, apps, Pages, and access to its APIs for researchers running NYU's Ad Observatory Project, citing TOS violations (Bloomberg)

Subscription podcast company Quake raises $3.5M and says it has an almost 90% retention rate on monthly churn after the one-week free trial expires @sarafischer  / Axios)

NY AG report: Chris Cuomo of CNN sent an email that appeared to be a draft PR release for his brother, Andrew, when harassment claims against the governor arose @nia_prater  / New York Magazine)

Longform podcast, with ~500 episodes of interviews with writers and others, is joining Vox Media Podcast Network, which will handle marketing and distribution @HTameez  / Nieman Lab)

Canada launches more talks on making digital platforms like Facebook and Google pay for journalism, with Australia's model and an indie media fund as options @kieranleavitt  / Toronto Star)

A look at the relationship, at times ethically uneasy, between sports journalism and sports betting, amid sportsbooks' broad shift into media operations @dannyfunt  / Columbia Journalism Review)

Russian oligarchs are increasingly sending legal threats to US and UK investigative journalists by hiring the best law firms, a practice known as "lawfare" @cjcmichel  / New Republic)

NYT beats Q2 expectations with $93M adjusted operating profit on $499M revenue; 8M subscribers, 142K new digital subscribers; online revenue up 41% YoY to $261M @edmundlee  / New York Times)

HBO Max is no longer available on Amazon Prime Video as WarnerMedia seeks a direct relationship with users @BowmanInc  / The Streamable)


CNN parent company WarnerMedia sends a cease-and-desist letter to the Trump campaign over new ad that WarnerMedia claims deceptively misuses CNN news coverage @brianstelter  / CNN)

Chicago PD shuts down its arrest API, used by journalists to access arrest data, after Chicago Reporter used it to reveal that CPD had inflated looting claims (Chicago Reporter)

Source: BuzzFeed News has fired senior reporter Ryan Broderick for plagiarism or misattributed information in at least 11 of his articles @jclarachan  / The Wrap)

News Corp announces a multi-year, global partnership with Google to provide content from its news sites "in return for significant payments by Google" (News Corp)

Sources: ShepSmith's plunging ratings at CNBC, averaging just 197,000 viewers in June, have fostered internal turmoil, including "regular tantrums" from Smith (The Daily Beast)

Sources: NY Post editors tell staff not to use reporting from CNN, MSNBC, NYT, and WaPo as the sole basis for any Post article without independent confirmation @katie_robertson  / New York Times)

In a letter to Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott, the head of the Anti-Defamation League called on her to fire Tucker Carlson for invoking "white replacement theory" @brianstelter  / CNN)

Investigation finds a 15-year operation with 750+ fake media outlets in 119 countries, producing content to serve Indian interests and undermine Pakistan (EU DisinfoLab)