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.
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.
How Facebook’s news feed changes may impact publishers
HuffPost ends unpaid contributions
Trump announces ‘Fake News Awards’
Trump announces “Fake News Awards,” Arizona senators and others denounce them, and Today show executive producer steps down.