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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Washington Post reporter Jose DelReal was barred and patted down by police at rally for Trump running mate Mike Pence
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
NYT reports net loss of about $500K for Q2 on revenue of $373M, down 3% YoY, digital-only subscription revenue up 15% to $56M, ad revenue down 7% to $45M
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
British tabloid 24, “national newspaper for the north,” will cease publication tomorrow after just five weeks because it couldn't find an audience
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