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The news intern who had a byline and won a Pulitzer. Love this story.
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THREAD: It’s official. Today, I am formally announcing my plan to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. It’…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeThis is the correct antitrust analysis (aka the DOJ is wrong) but I’m skeptical AT&T will amp up OTT as necessary.…
HBO wins? @NewsyNick congrats. bagels still terrible there, but there's...? #mediabeatwinsDecent odds Jay Penske owns one of these titles by the end of the process.
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-seems Murdoch just wanted Disney -Comcast deal richer though lack of reverse termination offer is unusual -Comca… on Disney-Fox deal and what Comcast offered: -$CMCSA bid was 23% HIGHER than $DIS -but $CMCSA refused r… kept this number secret for years, which is unusual since it’s a public company and since Prime was a key (m… Fowler’s next act: End all forced arbitration. Fowler is helping to introduce a new bill in California today…
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On @realDonaldTrump’s “shadow” chief of staff @seanhannity. My latest with @costareports and @joshdawsey
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Sean Hannity — presidential defender and dining companion — is named before a packed courtroom as a secret client o…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeSo much to say. So many to thank. For a start, here’s what we said to our @nytimes colleagues today:
Retweeted by Edmund LeeBill O’Reilly threatened @emilysteel that he “would go after her with everything he had.” She just won a Pulitzer…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeArea billionaire congratulates his newspaper on prizes to kick ass Emily Sorrell’s abrupt exit: the sound of silence is poor governance and insults shareholders says FT editorial
Retweeted by Edmund LeeNot surprising, well deserved. for every brave source, for Jodi and Megan, and for a tireless @NewYorker team that stood by this story wh…
Retweeted by Edmund Lee$NFLX is a distribution company’ve always tagged Netflix on its negative free cash flow, which is a wonky accounting thing, but it’s an importan… guess I’m saying there’s a reporting deficit here.WPP ceo @martinsorrell stepping down is big news — but I still haven’t seen any reporting explaining the nature of… ruble is down because of US sanctions.
SCOOP! A new Trump-Russia connection. As Trump was running for president, an ex-Russian spy helped his business te…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeWPP is considering who might lead the ad giant should there be an exit by CEO Martin Sorrell, who is being investig…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeIf Walmart wants real control of Flipkart, it'll likely have to cut a deal with eBay first. Scoop from @DelRey CEO Daniel Ek is coming to the Code Conference via @Recode
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Here’s the first trailer for the @nytimes documentary, “The Fourth Estate,” starting on @Showtime in May.
Retweeted by Edmund Lee🔊 Mark Zuckerberg faces Congress. We broke it down with @nxthompson, @marykbruce, @ghoshd7 and @edmundlee
Retweeted by Edmund LeeWe're LIVE: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg faces Congress. Join us with @marykbruce, @nxthompson, @edmundlee and…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeI’m biased but I’m also right: @pkafka is the only person you need to read on what this does and doesn’t mean
Retweeted by Edmund LeeMay this never end. The feud that binds baseball, nothing like it anywhere.’s the background:’s lawsuit against AT&T-Time Warner merger started at a 50-50 chance since the antitrust trial came down… hour, @onPointRadio - Mr. Zuckerberg testifies before Congress. Users are angry, Lawmakers threatening regulati…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeShari Redstone is facing off against Les Moonves in a battle to run CBS-Viacom:
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Shari Redstone is taking a big gamble. you pay for Facebook without ads? How much?
Retweeted by Edmund Lee @mhbergen @sarahfrier Mark just assigned a story to youRural America needs broadband badly. Mark Zuckerberg could become the latest local hero.Becoming increasingly clear that Facebook’s biggest liability won’t be deep regulation — as that’s less likely to h… back for #Zuckhearing day two– @Recode's @edmundlee joined @WNYC's @TheTakeaway to break down the key poin…
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Retweeted by Edmund LeeIf you’re a $CBS shareholder you’re not happy about this Trump is suing towns across the country to get breaks on taxes. We found nine suits his company has brought **…
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Mark Zuckerberg got a win today in Congress, but the threat of more regulation looms
Retweeted by Edmund LeeThere is more info here than in that whole hearing.
Retweeted by Edmund LeeWe are back from a 5 minute break, and Zuckerberg started by correcting something he said in first couple hours of…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeSen. Blumenthal: opt in versus opt out. This is fundamental to the structure of Facebook’s as business. The latter… Sen. Blumenthal question on third party survey app that scraped Facebook data. Didn’t it’s terms of service vi… Would you feel comfortable telling us the name of the hotel you stayed at last night?…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeOn man, I want to marry @SenatorDurbin on this hotel question which shook Zuckerberg. He nailed it perfectly in an understandable way.
Retweeted by Edmund LeeZuckerberg so far has done well but not screwing up. $FB was up 1.8% just befor he started. Been up around 4.5% since testimony started.Sen. @amyklobuchar: Would you support a rule that when a data breach happens, you notify your [Facebook] users with…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeSo far this is the only *news* to emerge @JBFlint agree but the throughline is *if Facebook is a monopoly it should be regulated like a monopoly, or broken up*“It certainly doesn’t feel like that to me.” -- Mark Zuckerberg when asked if Facebook is a monopoly
Retweeted by Edmund LeeSen. Graham’s line of questioning on who Facebook’s competitor gets at key issue: there’s no alternative for users… from Senate. Largely fact finding in nature. Only good Q so far is from Feinstein: why didn’t Facebook ba…“As is the case with a lot of these types of testimonies, it’s for the cameras,” @edmundlee says of Mark Zuckerberg…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeTune In: At 2 PM ET @recode's @edmundlee will join @NPR to discuss Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress.
Retweeted by Edmund LeeThis afternoon, @Recode's @EdmundLee joined @NPR's @hereandnow to discuss what to expect from Mark Zuckerberg's tes…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeYeah I’m up.
.@karaswisher, who knows better than almost anyone how to ask Mark Zuckerberg tough questions, reminds us to expect… Zuckerberg’s duel with Congress this week is more about reputation than regulation
Retweeted by Edmund Lee @robzidar @Recode 🤔Context left out of Don’s post: Mark is the controlling shareholder of $FB and there with no check against his lead… raid and potential Syria actions relegating Mark Zuckerberg testimony to third tier in news cycle now. But it… thread does the #FacebookDataBreach mean for how we view the social media platform going forward? The Atlantic’s…
Retweeted by Edmund LeeThis is how to watch Mark Zuckerberg testify live before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday
Retweeted by Edmund Lee @CaseyNewton been therehe sweat so much he had to take off his hoodie @RachaelRad up today on @VelshiRuhle: @CalNBC @DMiliband @NickKristof @Yayitsrob @edmundlee @LHSummers
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Years ago, a US diplomat told me I'd gotten a source arrested and beaten. I finally went back to the story
Retweeted by Edmund LeeGrowing up, the only Korean I ever saw on TV was Soon-Tek Oh. I used to call my family to the television whenever h…
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