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Ryan Zickgraf / Washington Post:
As local newsrooms decrease in number, networks of “pink slime” algorithmically-managed websites spread uncritical, unverified, and false reports in their place
Richard Howorth / New York Times:
A Mississippi indie bookseller on the proposed Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger, as the industry increasingly favors best sellers over new writers
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Sources: Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch are expected to sit for depositions as soon as this month in Dominion's suit against Fox, and there were no settlement talks
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