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9:25 PM ET, September 21, 2018


 Top News: 
The Daily Beast:
Sources detail Andy Lack's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations at Sony Music and how he and other NBC News execs mishandled #metoo stories and cases  —  A Sony executive who sent porn to women at work.  An alleged harasser who reviewed NBC's Weinstein story.
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: as financial pressures rise, Mic Network is considering an acquisition offer from a media company, among other strategic options  —  Mic Network board met last week to consider offer, as financial pressures mount  —  Digital publisher Mic Network is considering an acquisition offer …
David Beard / Poynter:
How Golf Digest helped to free a wrongfully convicted man who spent 27 years in prison after he wrote the magazine about his collection of golf course drawings  —  The Poynter Institute's Morning Mediawire breaks down and delivers the most important stories you need to start your day.
David Beard / Poynter:
After BuzzFeed's cuts to its audio team and Panoply's exit from podcast content, creators re-evaluate podcast revenue potential and audience measurement  —  Moving from one shiny object to another: “Everybody wants a ‘Serial,’ but nobody wants to spend ‘Serial’ money,” says one veteran podcast editor.
Joe Mandese / MediaPost:
U.S. Ad Market Expands 6.1% In First Half, 2018 Poised To Break $200 Billion Mark  —  U.S. ad spending is expanding at a higher rate than anticipated — jumping 5.8% in the second quarter after rising 6.5% in the first quarter — and is now on pace to reach a new all-time high for full-year 2018 …
Discussion: Ad Age, AdExchanger and
Howard R. Gold / Columbia Journalism Review:
Ten years after the Recession, journalists acknowledge missing the big story tying subprime housing loans to complex derivatives, but say they learned lessons  —  Lehman Brothers headquarters on September 15, 2008.  Photo: Robert Scoble via flickr.  —  Ten years ago, Lehman Brothers …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
PayPal says it has banned all Infowars-related sites for promoting hate or discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions  —  PayPal will no longer do business with Infowars, according to a post on the conspiracy theory site this morning.
Sources: NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt to meet with NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke to work out an exit plan, departure may come as late as May 2019  —  Bob Greenblatt is preparing to leave his post as NBC Entertainment chairman after leading the network's turnaround during the past eight years.
Angela Giuffrida / The Guardian:
Italian state broadcaster Rai has nominated journalist Marcello Foa as its president for the second time; Foa has often shared stories proven fake  —  Appointment of Marcello Foa to head Rai looking more likely after Berlusconi drops opposition  —  The board of the Italian state broadcaster …
Allison Jackson / Agence France-Presse:
Thirteen journalists have been killed in Afghanistan in 2018, the highest number killed in the country in a single year since the start of the war  —  Moments after Afghan journalist Samim Faramarz wrapped up his live report on the latest suicide attack in Kabul, a car bomb exploded just metres away …
Discussion: @jerometaylor
Veronica Villafañe / Media Moves:
Cox Media Group announces the sale of Mundo Hispánico to Mundo Hispano Digital Network, a tech-focused media company created to target the US Latino community  —  Mundo Hispánico has new owners.  Cox Media Group sold the Atlanta-based Spanish language weekly paper …
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Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Report on how France handled misinformation and document leaks ahead of its 2017 election offers recommendations to governments, media, and civic organizations
Jordan Cohen / The New York Times Company:
The New York Times hires Kirsten Danis, who has been the managing editor of The Marshall Project since 2015, as the deputy Metro editor for investigations
Facebook says it is reviewing its policies on white supremacy, white nationalism, and white separatism after a backlash from civil rights groups
D. Victoria Baranetsky / Columbia Journalism Review:
Study on data journalism: threat of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and other penalties hinder stories and restrict info; denial of access rises with FOIA requests
Discussion: Editor & Publisher
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
How the nonprofit Carolina Public Press has shown slow, steady growth from its start in 2011 covering western North Carolina to statewide coverage now
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Ed Pilkington / The Guardian:
Ian Buruma, who left the NYRB on Wednesday, says he stepped down due to social media hounding and pressure from academic advertisers
Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal:
ESPN says it has signed up more than 1M paying subscribers for ESPN+, its $4.99 a month streaming service launched in April
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Spotify says it will now allow indie artists to directly upload their music to the service; the upload feature is debuting in beta on an invite-only basis in US