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1:20 PM ET, June 19, 2018


 Top News: 
Sara Boboltz / HuffPost:
NYT agreed not to use audio recordings of an on-the-record interview with Trump advisor Stephen Miller for its podcast The Daily after the White House objected  —  As the immigration crisis rages on, a key adviser's voice has been hushed.  —  Bowing to pressure from the White House …
K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
An overview of the EU's proposed new copyright law that will require internet platforms to automatically filter uploaded content, ahead of Wednesday's vote  —  A proposed new European copyright law could make memes illegal and threaten the future of the internet as we know it.  Time to panic?
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Source: Tronc to return to original name, Tribune Publishing, now that sale of Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, and others has been finalized  —  Tronc, one of the most lambasted corporate name changes of the digital era, is going to return to its original name, Tribune Publishing.
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
Sargent McCormick says he and other investors have formed a venture fund to raise money to acquire the Chicago Tribune or become Tronc's largest shareholder
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
UK has indicated it's ready to approve 21st Century Fox's purchase of Sky, after Disney promised to commit $2B to Sky's annual budget over 15 years  —  The U.K. is ready to clear 21st Century Fox's bid for full ownership of Sky after public input on the proposed sale of the news network.
Discussion: Press Gazette and The Wrap
Edmund Lee / New York Times:
Comcast's all-cash bid for 21st Century Fox is larger than Disney's but has tax implications and the DOJ could see regional sports networks as competition issue
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Vox Media is folding Racked, the retail and fashion site it acquired in 2013, into a vertical within the Vox website called The Goods  —  Racked, the retail website that was acquired by Vox Media in 2013, is going to be converted from a standalone website into a vertical that will live within Vox (the website), Axios has learned.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Antitrust experts argue several major acquisitions have given Facebook and Google dominance over the ad market, with the DoJ failing to regulate them  —  Several major acquisitions have helped Google and Facebook on their way to unprecedented dominance over the advertising supply chain …
Discussion: @baekdal
Michael R. Blood / Associated Press:
Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins the board of cannabis publication High Times  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of venerable cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda.
Discussion: The Wrap
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix signs first European overall deal with creators of breakout hit “Dark”, Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, similar to deals with Rhimes and Murphy  —  German duo Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar will create new projects for the streaming giant.  —  Netflix is rewarding the creators of German drama Dark.
Associated Press:
Pulitzer prize-winning author Junot Diaz will return to his teaching post at MIT after an internal investigation cleared him of allegations of sexual misconduct  —  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigation cleared Pulitzer Prize-winning author …
Discussion: @dpanjana and The Bookseller
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
IAB study: 65% of viewers said they intend to watch the World Cup via livestream, versus just 71% who said they would view it on television  —  In both the U.S. and China, more people say they'll watch matches via live video online than via terrestrial, cable, or satellite television.
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
BBC's Director of Education and Radio James Purnell says the corporation faces an existential threat from Netflix and Spotify, must reach younger listeners  —  Executive says radio stations must engage more young people who prefer Spotify and Netflix  —  The BBC will no longer attempt …
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
The Daily Mail names former Fox News Digital EIC Noah Kotch EIC of and MailOnline  —  Noah Kotch recruited from Fox News Digital to run website  —  The publisher of the Daily Mail has turned to Rupert Murdoch's Fox News to poach a new chief editor for its websites.
Discussion: @jimwaterson
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