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2:15 AM ET, June 1, 2019

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Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Should Gannett and GateHouse merge, the resulting company would own one in six US newspapers and have increasingly regionalized reporting and business functions  —  A combined company would own 1 of every 6 daily newspapers in America — and a little more breathing room.
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Dan Kennedy / @dankennedy_nu:
Internal memo: GateHouse Media in New England will merge 50 small weekly papers into 18 new regional weeklies  —  Internal memo reveals that @GateHouse_Media New England will merge 50 small weekly papers into 18 new regional weeklies. https://docs.google.com/...
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DOJ is preparing an antitrust investigation into Google's practices related to search and other businesses  —  The Justice Department is preparing an antitrust investigation into Google's practices related to search and other business, sources say.
Carlos Maza / @gaywonk:
[Thread] Despite policies against harassment, YouTube lets Steve Crowder videos stay up, with repeated attacks on Carlos Maza's sexual orientation and ethnicity  —  So, I have pretty thick skin when it comes to online harassment, but something has been really bothering me.
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Julia Alexander / The Verge:
YouTube is investigating flagged Steven Crowder videos after Vox's Carlos Maza shared Crowder's homophobic and racist comments about Maza in a Twitter thread  —  Carlos Maza says this has been happening for years  —  A tweet thread from Vox host Carlos Maza outlining several instances …
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Study on behavioral ad targeting finds that publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enabled than for one that doesn't  —  Finding could affect where publishers line up in brewing privacy battles  —  Are creepy advertisements really necessary to support the free web?
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Sources: NYT “prefers” its reporters not appear on cable news shows that it perceives as too partisan, including Rachel Maddow's and Don Lemon's  —  The Times recently yanked one of its journalists from Rachel Maddow amid concerns about cable-news “bias.”  Dean Baquet “thinks it's a real issue.”
Andrew Roth / The Guardian:
Russian distributors cut about 5 minutes from the Elton John biopic Rocketman, citing law against “homosexual propaganda”; John and filmmakers condemn the cuts  —  Elton John biopic's gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer's sexuality
Hannah Ritchie / Our World in Data:
Study comparing causes of death in US with Google searches and NYT/Guardian coverage finds that terrorism and homicide are vastly overrepresented in the media  —  Our World in Data presents the empirical evidence on global development in entries dedicated to specific topics.
 
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Max Willens / Digiday:
Hearst Magazines launches a new ad unit that will package and ship free product samples from advertisers to readers targeted via ads on Facebook and Instagram
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Publishing to pay $56M cash dividend to shareholders, shrinking its cash balance to ~$25M, reducing its appeal to buyers and its ability to acquire
Katie Kilkenny / Hollywood Reporter:
Study of reviewers on Rotten Tomatoes finds men and women respectively comprise 66% and 34% of film critics working for print, broadcast, and online outlets
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Katie Kilkenny / Hollywood Reporter:
WarnerMedia, AMC, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and NBCUniversal say they will reevaluate filming in Georgia if a restrictive abortion law goes into effect
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Sarah Sluis / AdExchanger:
New York Post CEO Sean Giancola plans to diversify revenue with a commerce program to recommend products and a digital subscription launching later this year
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
In interview, Michael Wolff says as a non-institutional reporter it's “silly” to ask subjects for their responses to claims when you know what they will be
Dani Deahl / The Verge:
In the age of music streaming, missing, bad, or inconsistent song metadata is estimated to have left billions on the table unpaid to artists and musicians