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12:30 PM ET, January 2, 2020

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Scott Soshnick / Bloomberg:
Sources: Endeavor to buy luxury events biz On Location Experiences in a deal valued at $660M, name Paul Caine as CEO; NFL to boost stake in On Location to 20%  —  - NFL to boost stake in On Location as part of $660 million deal  —  Endeavor Group Holdings Inc., the talent agency …
Discussion: The Wrap
Siva Vaidhyanathan / The Guardian:
Boycotting the NYT after Bret Stephens' column would be a mistake due to its important journalism; shaming is sufficient as the NYT cares about its reputation  —  Bret Stephens' article was ridiculous, eugenicist garbage.  But calls to boycott the newspaper won't help
Jason Gurwin / The Streamable:
FuboTV drops Disney-owned NatGeo, FX, FXM, and FXX cable channels and the 21 regional sports networks that Fox recently sold to Sinclair  —  It's a tough way to start the year for fuboTV subscribers, the service not only has lost Disney-owned Fox networks (FX, FXM, FXX, and Nat Geo) …
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Q&A with Jimmy Iovine about music industry's reconciliation with tech in the last decade, why streaming music services are like utilities with low margins, more  —  The record executive who made the leap to Silicon Valley looks back on the decade in the music business, and sees a major problem on the horizon.
Alex Barker / Financial Times:
Group M: spending on outdoor ads to overtake newspaper ad sales in 2020 for the first time, with $40.6B spent on outdoor ads, ~$4B more than on newspapers  —  Spending on outdoor advertising is set to overtake newspaper ad sales in 2020 for the first time since records began …
Center for the Study of the Public Domain:
Books, movies, and songs published in 1924 are now free to use as copyrights expired; works include Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Edith Wharton's Old New York  —  On January 1, 2020, works from 1924 will enter the US public domain,1 where they will be free for all to use and build upon, without permission or fee.
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
Seven UK higher education institutions adopted the methods of BBC's 50:50 Project so that journalism students can track gender balance as they learn to report  —  The BBC is hoping to help improve the representation of women within student journalism by sharing its own methodology relating to on-air gender balance.
Discussion: @vivian
Shira Schoenberg / Union-News:
MA court rules that journalists are not liable for defamation when publishing police blotters, regardless of the accuracy of the claims in the police report  —  The editor of a University of Massachusetts student newspaper cannot be held liable for defamation for publishing information …
 
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Facebook has started pulling some ads about HIV prevention drugs that fact-checkers deemed misleading, after months-long pressure from LGBTQ orgs and experts
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