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9:40 PM ET, June 4, 2018


 Top News: 
Joan E. Solsman / CNET:
Apple adds browse tab to Apple News to help users find new topics, new channels, and stories from publishers, is adding new sidebar to News and Stocks on iPad  —  Apple is adding a new browse tab and sidebar to its Apple News curation of articles, the company said Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism hires ex-Gizmodo Media Group CEO Raju Narisetti to run its Knight-Bagehot program for business journalists  —  The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism has hired Raju Narisetti to run its Knight-Bagehot program for business journalists.
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Sy Hersh's new memoir was born out of a failed book project on Dick Cheney which he had to abandon when his sources grew fearful amid govt crackdown on leakers  —  WASHINGTON — Seymour M. Hersh didn't even want to write a memoir.  —  He had been on contract for a book about Dick Cheney, the former vice president.
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Sports site The Athletic says it has more than 100K subscribers who are charged either $5 a month or $60 per year; skeptics say subscription model is risky  —  Premium salaries lure writers; skeptics caution business model is risky  —  Stephen Curry, the star point guard for the Golden State Warriors …
Discussion: The Big Lead and Awful Announcing
The Verge:
Apple to bring live sports, news, and access to Charter Spectrum channels to Apple TV; iTunes Movies and Apple TV 4K will offer Dolby Atmos  —  Along with better support for cable companies like Spectrum  —  Apple announced some new features for its Apple TV set-top box during WWDC today.
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic:
TV viewing in America peaked to ~9 hours per day in 2010, and remains at about 8 hours per day today despite Netflix, Amazon Prime, Facebook Video, and YouTube  —  With Netflix and Amazon Prime, Facebook Video and YouTube, it's tempting to imagine that the tech industry destroyed TV.
Discussion: @alexismadrigal
Columbia Journalism Review:
Study of editors at 135 of the largest English-language newspapers in the US finds 73% are male, 90% white, 60% have a journalism degree, and 7% went to an Ivy  —  The editors of 135 of the country's biggest English-language newspapers are a well-educated bunch: Almost a third have an advanced degree …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Source: Twitter disbands live video unit, folds it into content partnerships team; ex-Head of News Peter Greenberger and exec Todd Swidler are leaving  —  Global video-partnerships head Todd Swidler, head of news Peter Greenberger are leaving the company  —  Twitter has disbanded …
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How comment hosting service Disqus, which gets ~2B unique visitors/month and supports anonymous comments, is losing its battle against trolls and hate speech  —  The commenting giant Disqus has said repeatedly that it doesn't allow hate speech.  But its platform is overrun with trolls, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis.
Jason Lynch / Adweek:
Nickelodeon President Cyma Zarghami steps down after more than 30 years at the company, 10 years at the helm, COO Sarah Levy named interim president  —  Sarah Levy will take over on an interim basis as the company searches for her successor  —  For the second time in two weeks …
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Andrew Eversden / Current:
Indian Country Today relaunches with a business model focused on grant funding and audience donations and will produce a newscast for Native radio stations
Jacques Klopp / Agence France-Presse:
Draft French law would allow authorities to immediately halt the publication of information deemed false ahead of elections; critics raise censorship issues
Ellis Clopton / Variety:
Nancy Grace partners with iHeartMedia for “Crime Alert with Nancy Grace”, a daily 60-second audio round-up of the latest crime stories, launching July 23
The New York Times Company:
The NYT's podcast “The Daily” launches five-part series, “Charm City”, following reporter Sabrina Tavernise as she investigates the death of a Baltimore teen
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Hadas Gold / CNNMoney:
The White House has announced its intent to nominate Bannon ally Michael Pack to lead the Broadcasting Board of Governors
Adrianne Jeffries / New York Magazine:
How Right Media, a New York-based adtech company, built the first internet ad exchange in 2005 and gave birth to programmatic advertising
Discussion: Recode