The Daily Briefing of Media News is a daily morning newsletter compiled by Pew Research Center staff featuring the day’s latest headlines about the news and media industry.
Texas Monthly hires an ombudsman to address ‘appearance of impropriety’
Meredith Corporation officially takes the reins at Time Inc.
Freedom of the Press Foundation to archive Gawker
Vice Media’s chief digital officer leaves after sexual misconduct accusations
Facebook to promote more local news stories
LA Times to replace Lewis D’Vorkin as Editor in Chief
ESPN mulls sale of FiveThirtyEight
Pope Francis condemns fake news
Pope Francis condemns fake news, the prosecutor in the Larry Nassar case thanks journalists for exposing abuse, a look at the accounts Twitter has censored around the world, and the hashtag campaign #ReleaseTheMemo may have been driven by new Twitter accounts.
Facebook reveals news survey
Facebook acknowledges it may not always be good for democracy
This story, plus the head of Russian television channel RT says that U.S.’s foreign agent order has damaged RT’s reputation, Tronc investigates a top editor at the New York Daily News over sexual harassment complaints and more, all in today’s media headlines.