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9:10 AM ET, January 23, 2019

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The Atlantic:
Four additional men accuse Bryan Singer, director of X-Men and Bohemian Rhapsody, of seducing or raping them as minors  —  Over the past two decades, Bryan Singer's films—The Usual Suspects, Valkyrie, Superman Returns, four of the X-Men movies—have earned more than $3 billion at the box office …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Viacom to acquire Pluto TV, a free, ad-supported streaming service, for $340M in cash; Pluto TV to operate as an independent subsidiary when the deal closes  —  Viacom announced Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Pluto TV — one of the fastest-growing free, ad-supported TV streaming services in the U.S. — for $340 million in cash.
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Two-time Pulitzer winner Russell Baker, whose Observer column appeared in The New York Times and other papers for 36 years, has died at 93  —  Russell Baker, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose whimsical, irreverent “Observer” column appeared in The New York Times and hundreds …
Gene Maddaus / Variety:
David Glasser, former COO of The Weinstein Company, is launching 101 Studios, with backing from Ron Burkle, who had tried to buy The Weinstein Company earlier  —  David Glasser, the former chief operating officer of the Weinstein Co., is launching a $300 million film and TV company …
Anthony D'Alessandro / Deadline:
The Motion Picture Association of America has added Netflix as a member, the first internet-based service to be added  —  UPDATED with Netflix officially joining: It's official, Netflix is a member of the MPAA.  The Washington, DC-based organization just dropped the following release:
John Wagner / Washington Post:
On Twitter, Trump says he told Sarah Sanders “not to bother” with press briefings, citing his belief that the press covers her “rudely and inaccurately”  —  President Trump said Tuesday that he directed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders “not to bother” …
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Condé Nast will put all its titles behind paywalls by the end of the year, after success with metered paywalls for The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Wired  —  Magazine publisher expects subscription revenue to increase significantly  —  Magazine publisher Condé Nast said it would put …
Anthony D'Alessandro / Deadline:
AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas decline to play Roma in their best picture showcases; Cinemark is said to have made the same choice  —  EXCLUSIVE: AMC Theatres is sticking to its guns, and will only play those Oscar best picture nominees who had a traditional theatrical release and respected the 90-day cinema window.
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Kristopher Tapley / Variety:
Female directors were completely shut out of the Oscar's directors category this year, despite having a wealth of worthy contenders from which to pick
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
The Guardian newspaper receives its first ever Oscar nomination, for a 25-minute documentary about a young man navigating race and family identity
Discussion: Variety and /Film
Beatrice Verhoeven / The Wrap:
Endeavor Content hires Tim Robinson, formerly COO of production company Avalon, for its newly created COO role  —  Endeavor Content has hired Tim Robinson as its new COO, in which he will assist in the company's domestic and international growth strategy, Endeavor announced Tuesday.
Discussion: Variety
Olga Mitina / INMA:
With LeadHax, a digital marketing tool that creates ad campaigns for real estate agents, the Bay Area News Group has built a scalable digital revenue strategy  —  I was at a digital marketing event recently, and a presenter opened by saying, “You do not go online today.  You live online.”
 
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Tanya Dua / Business Insider:
NowThis debuts NowThis Originals, a division with 25 staff that will develop and produce original shows for distribution on social, streaming, linear platforms
Todd Spangler / Variety:
ESPN has named Brian Lockhart as executive producer of original content for ESPN+; Disney says 568K new subscribers joined the service last Friday and Saturday
Discussion: The Wrap
Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review:
In Colorado, over two dozen law enforcement agencies statewide have encrypted their radio communications, making it hard for crime reporters to cover their beat
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Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Fox News host Bret Baier and his family are recovering after a “major car crash” where their car flipped over on icy roads in Montana
Natalia Drozdiak / Bloomberg:
Google may pull its News service from Europe, in response to proposed EU copyright law, which would require it to pay publishers when articles appear in search
Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Twitter suspends account that helped spread video of confrontation between a Native American and teens wearing MAGA hats, after CNN expresses doubt about owner