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4:20 PM ET, October 1, 2018

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Washington Post:
US Justice Department moves to sue California in order to quash its new net neutrality law  —  The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States …
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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
California governor signs net neutrality bill, which FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “illegal”, into law, setting up a showdown with the FCC and ISPs  —  Justice Department sues California—Ajit Pai called state rules “illegal.”  —  California Governor Jerry Brown today signed net …
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Netflix is developing a number of specials where viewers can choose their own storyline, including an upcoming episode of “Black Mirror”  —  - Sci-fi series is part of company's push into interactive shows  — Streaming service is looking for new ways to entice viewers
James Andrew Miller / Hollywood Reporter:
Jemele Hill discusses leaving ESPN, her new staff writer role at The Atlantic, and future plans: developing a TV series and podcast, and more  —  In her first interview on her high-profile exit from the Disney-owned network, Hill explains why politics made sports people nervous …
CNBC:
Sources: Amazon subsidiary IMDb is expected to announce a free, ad-supported video service, similar to The Roku Channel, for Amazon Fire TV users this week  —  - Amazon is expected to announce a free, ad-supported video service on Fire TV which will feature libraries of past TV shows and movies …
Discussion: Digiday
Wall Street Journal:
Viacom names producer and Awesomeness co-founder Brian Robbins, who is currently the president of Paramount Players, as president of Nickelodeon  —  Despite its challenges, Nickelodeon is Viacom's most successful cable channel  —  Viacom Inc. VIAB -4.53% said it has tapped producer Brian Robbins …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Examining the lack of diversity among the White House press corps: The NYT, Politico, The WSJ, Reuters, and USA Today have no minority reporters covering Trump  —  The New York Times hired its seventh reporter to cover the White House last month, giving the newspaper one of the largest contingents of correspondents on the beat.
Abigail Geiger / Pew Research Center:
Survey: the percentage of US adults using the internet (89%), smartphones (77%), and social media (69%) has plateaued and remains nearly unchanged since 2016  —  The use of digital technology has had a long stretch of rapid growth in the United States, but the share of Americans who go online …
Eric Nuzum / Audio Insurgent:
Despite some worries about falling ad prices, podcasting audiences and ad budgets are growing as the medium matures and moves past the gold rush stage  —  What tulips, cryptocurrency, and bespoke home-delivered dog food can tell us about the resilience of audio and the madness of crowds
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube expands its TrueView in-stream ad format to add more extensions that let advertisers push actions like app downloads or buying movie tickets  —  YouTube is expanding the ways advertisers can connect with their audience, thanks to an expansion to its TrueView in-stream ad format …
Lucinda Southern / Digiday:
Bloomberg Media's text-to-audio function, introduced in May, has become the second-most popular media type on its app, behind live TV  —  Bloomberg Media in May introduced a text-to-audio function in its app and online with the hunch that commuters would prefer to multitask while getting their news.
 
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