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Feb 5, 2019

A tip from a “concerned citizen” has created a controversy around the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Ralph Northam.

Patrick Howley, Big League Politics: “Yearbook: Ralph Northam in blackface and KKK photo

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “A tip from a ‘concerned citizen’ helps a reporter land the scoop of a lifetime

Christal Hayes, USA Today: “’You cannot get shoe polish off’: Virginia governor darkened his face in Michael Jackson costume

Zachary Basu, Axios: “Ralph Northam’s yearbook scandal grows new with blackface admission

Marc Caputo, POLITICO: “6 moments of weirdness with Ralph Northam

Soo Youn, ABC News: “Trump blasts Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam for flip-flopping on racist photo, refusing to resign

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Trump discusses ‘fake news’

Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times: “Trump discusses claims of ‘fake news’ and their impact, with New York Times publisher

New York Times: “Read excerpts: The Times publisher asks Trump about ‘anti-press rhetoric’

Greg Sargent, Washington Post: “In remarkable exchange, Trump offers startling view of role of free press

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “How much of a bubble does President Trump inhabit? He just told the New York Times.

Facebook’s Fact-Checking Partnerships Break Down

Vinny Green & David Mikkelson, Snopes: “A message to our community regarding Facebook fact-checking partnership

Daniel Funke, Poynter: “Snopes pulls out of its fact-checking partnership with Facebook

Sarah Frier, Bloomberg: “Facebook loses fact-checking group Snopes after two years

Sam Levin, The Guardian: “Snopes quits Facebook’s factchecking program amid questions over its impact

Dave Lee, BBC: “Key fact-checkers stop working with Facebook

Devin Coldewey, Tech Crunch: “Update: Snopes quits and AP in talks over Facebook’s fact-checking partnership

‘Complete’ cure for cancer

Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, Jerusalem Post: “A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists may have found one

Megan Molenti, Wired: “The ‘complete’ cancer cure story is both bogus and tragic

Alexandria Hein, Fox News: “Cure for cancer? Israeli scientists claim to be on the brink of development

Stephanie Stahl, CBS Philly: “Cancer cure just one year away, scientists claim

Robin Season Jefferson, Forbes: “Israeli scientists claim they’re on a path to a cure for cancer

Ben Fuerherd, New York Post: “We’ll have a cure for cancer within a year, scientists claim

Soshanna Solomon, The Times of Israel: “’Cancer cure’ doubted as Israeli team claims it can’t afford to publish findings

Victoria Forester, Forbes: “An Israel company claims that they will have a cure for cancer in a year. Don’t believe them.

Newseum’s future unclear

Peggy McGlone and Manuel Roig-Franzia, Washington Post: “The Newseum was a grand tribute to the power of journalism. Here’s how it failed.

Nick Anderson & Peggy McGlone, Washington Post: “Johns Hopkins to buy Newseum building in D.C. as journalism museum plans to relocate

Sopan Deb, New York Times: “Newseum building to be sold to Johns Hopkins for $372.5 million

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Mizzou Athletics & NCAA sanctions

Ben Fredrickson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “BedFred: Cooperation doesn’t seem to matter as Mizzou gets the shaft from NCAA

Nicole Auerbach, The Athletic: “Auerbach: Missouri ruling shows cooperating with the NCAA doesn’t pay

Editorial, Columbia Daily Tribune: “Tribune’s View: NCAA penalties against Mizzou teaches the wrong lesson

Alex Schiffer, Kansas City Star: “Bring it on: Barry Odom not backing down after Mizzou football team punished by NCAA

Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed: “NCAA punishes Missouri in blatant academic fraud case

Podie Chitan, Columbia Missourian: “Letter to the Editor: Student athletes are to be greatly admired

Super Bowl Ratings Drop

Don Reisinger, Fortune: “Super Bowl LIII was a disappointment for TV ratings

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Super Bowl ratings still super, but drop for Rams-Patriots snoozer

Chris Korman, For The Win: “The Super Bowl television rating decline is completely meaningless

Kevin Draper, New York Times: “Boring game plus New Orleans rebellion leads to ratings drop

Jay Busbee, Yahoo Sports: “Super Bowl ratings are meaningless and you don’t need to care about them