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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
Sara Fischer / Axios:
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
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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