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11:20 AM ET, December 6, 2019

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The Pulitzer Prizes:
Pulitzer Prize Board announces a new prize category for 2020: audio reporting, in the public interest, with “revelatory reporting and illuminating storytelling”  —  New York, NY (Dec. 5, 2019) — The Pulitzer Prize Board today announces a new Journalism prize category for the 2020 prize cycle: Audio Reporting.
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
A small group of NBC News Digital employees apparently campaigned against a union with NewsGuild; staff voted on the union Wednesday, and results come Dec. 13  —  On top of a “No NBC NewsGuild” Instagram account and a barebones website, employees have posted flyers around the network's office in Manhattan …
Max Willens / Digiday:
WSJ had its biggest day of subscription sales ever Black Friday, Wired and Barron's on Cyber Monday; New York had its best four-day sales stretch that weekend  —  Cyber Monday and Black Friday have long been make-or-break days of the year for retailers.  They have recently become important …
Variety:
Netflix exec says the company is working on a system for providing transparent audience metrics for its films that give context for the numbers  —  Netflix is closer to getting into the numbers game than it's ever been.  —  Scott Stuber, the head of original films at Netflix …
Discussion: Observer and The Streamable
John McCarthy / The Drum:
Spotify says it now has 500K+ podcasts, podcast listeners are up more than 50% since the start of 2019 and podcast hours consumed by listeners grew 39% QoQ  —  Spotify, the global music audio streaming service, each year unpacks the listening habits of users and unveils the artists …
Joe Cahill / Chicago Business:
Tribune Publishing's deal to give Alden Global Capital 2 board seats is indefensible; Alden promised not to buy more shares or mount a proxy fight for 7 months  —  As a matter of corporate governance, the deal to give Alden Global two board seats is indefensible.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Overtime Sports is raising $40M to attract more Gen Z consumers, offering video on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok and expanding merchandising, events  —  The three-year old startup started as a distributor for high school basketball highlights  —  Overtime Sports Inc. is raising …
Vikas SN / The Economic Times:
Netflix says it is spending ~$420M on content in India over the next year, a majority of which will be on original programming  —  India has emerged as a crucial content hub for Netflix which is facing increased competition in India and around the world  —  Netflix plans to spend Rs 3,000 crore …
Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs / New York Times:
Karen McDougal, the former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, sues Fox News, saying Tucker Carlson falsely accused her of extortion last year  —  Ms. McDougal, a former Playboy model who sold her story to The National Enquirer, said Tucker Carlson made false claims about extortion that damaged her reputation.
Financial Times:
Searches for “Mike” on Bloomberg terminals initially displayed Michael Bloomberg's campaign site as first result; spokesman says results now display a bio page  —  Michael Bloomberg's flagship news and information terminal was promoting the billionaire media mogul's run …
 
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Biz / Variety:
Several antitrust experts express concern at DOJ taking the side of Hollywood agents in a feud with writers; a key hearing is scheduled in federal court Friday
Sam Stein / The Daily Beast:
After conservatives decry exposure of some of John Solomon's phone records, a spokesman for Democrats says no records were subpoenaed for any journalist
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Washington Post:
Filmmakers, with backing from Brennan Center and Knight First Amendment Institute, sue over policy that subjects US visa applicants to social media screening
Josh Owens / New York Times:
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New York Times:
Rudy Giuliani is in Europe interviewing Ukrainians for an OANN documentary series, which is being promoted as a Republican alternative to impeachment hearings