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2:30 AM ET, June 8, 2018


 Top News: 
New York Times:
DOJ seized years of phone and email records of NYT national security reporter Ali Watkins as part of an investigation into leaks of classified information  —  WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials secretly seized years' worth of a New York Times reporter's phone and email records …
Washington Post:
Former director of security for Senate Intelligence Committee, James A. Wolfe, is charged with lying to FBI about repeated contacts with three reporters  —  By Washington Post Staff June 7 at 10:39 PM  —  James A. Wolfe, 58, the former director of security for the Senate Intelligence Committee …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: in reorg, BuzzFeed is cutting 20 jobs on the business side as Chief Revenue Officer Lee Brown writes in a memo that it's also hiring for over 45 jobs  —  It's part of a move away from Facebook and toward other revenue sources.  —  BuzzFeed, which laid off about 100 people last fall …
Discussion: Digiday and Variety
Joe Otterson / Variety:
Apple will develop Shantaram, a novel about an Australian man on the run in Bombay, as a drama series; news follows Apple's announcement of two half-hour series  —  In a competitive situation, Apple has landed the rights to develop Gregory David Robert's novel “Shantaram” as a drama series.
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
Amazon buys rights to exclusively livestream 20 Premier League football matches per season for three seasons starting from 2019  —  US online retailer will exclusively livestream 20 matches per season from 2019  —  Amazon has broken Sky and BT's stranglehold on Premier League football …
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Geordie Greig, current editor of The Mail on Sunday and previously of the London Evening Standard and Tatler, will become the new editor of the Daily Mail  —  Editor of Mail on Sunday to replace Paul Dacre who is stepping down after 26 years  —  Geordie Greig is to be the new editor of the Daily Mail …
Mike Farrell / Multichannel News:
PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts over-the-top TV revenue, which grew 15.2% in 2017 to $20.1B, will rise 12.2% this year and reach $30.6B by 2022  —  Study says international growth, original content will fuel increases  —  PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that over-the-top revenue …
Discussion: Forbes
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Mark Di Stefano / BuzzFeed:
Guardian cartoonist objects after editor refused to publish his cartoon of a slain Palestinian medic in a fireplace between Theresa May and Benjamin Netanyahu
Discussion: HuffPost UK
Ricardo Lopez / Variety:
Producer and former studio exec Amy Baer named board president of Women in Film, replacing Cathy Schulman who will remain on the board
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Guatemalan investigative outlet Nómada saw traffic drop by 57% after Facebook Explore test, successfully refocused on distribution through other social channels
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