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Josh Dickey / The Wrap:
The Onion files an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court in support of Anthony Novak, arrested for his Facebook page parodying an Ohio police department's page
Guardian US expands its democracy coverage, announces a series called The Fight for Democracy, and names reporter Sam Levine as senior democracy correspondent
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Memo: executives plan to shift New York Daily News coverage to local content about New York City; a source says the print edition will gain about eight pages
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