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7:05 AM ET, March 11, 2020


 Top News: 
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
While ad and event revenue declines due to COVID-19 may wound the news industry, choices by hedge funds and private equity in a recession could be catastrophic  —  Declines in ad revenue and all those canceled events might prove manageable.  But the real risk would come with a virus-inspired recession …
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Due to COVID-19, Sunday's debate between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will be held without an in-person audience, and CNN won't host a press center or spin room  —  The debate will still be held, though there won't be a “spin room” or filing center for the press.
Doug Haddix / IRE:
An attendee of IRE's NICAR conference in New Orleans has tested presumptively positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms, and is self-quarantining for 14 days  —  A person who attended the NICAR20 conference in New Orleans last week tested presumptively positive today with COVID-19.
Andrew Beaujon / Washingtonian:
In a memo to staff, WaPo is encouraging all of its employees to work from home until the end of the month, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak  —  The arrangement is in response to the coronavirus crisis.  —  The Washington Post has sent a memo to all its employees encouraging them to work …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Vox Media launches Concert Local, a local ad network pooling local news sites' ad inventories and funded, source says, by $1M+ from the Google News Initiative  —  Vox Media, the parent company to brands like The Verge, SB Nation, GrubStreet and more, is partnering with Google to create …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Memo: NBC News will shift some employees to work on exploring streaming options for Today as the show continues digital expansion with plans to hire 30 staff  —  NBC News is considering whether its venerable “Today” morning show might also serve as an all-day streaming-video outlet.
Discussion: @bristei, TVNewser and The Streamable
Tom Kludt / Vanity Fair:
Coverage by pro-Sanders media, like Chapo Trap House, of Biden's fitness for office reveals both its reach and its limitations in shaping a broader media story  —  The Sanders camp is making a final swarming social media attack on Joe Biden, as Cenk, Taibbi, and Chapo guys and an army …
Jon Allsop / Columbia Journalism Review:
As coronavirus affects how media tells and disseminates stories, its coverage decisions must avoid both scaremongering and complacency  —  On Friday, amid ever-rising fears about the spread of the coronavirus, President Trump traveled to Atlanta to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Discussion: @cjr
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: Disney+ executives are still struggling to define its brand identity, as several original series in development have been dropped in the past year  —  In his new role “getting everything right creatively,” the former CEO is likely to tackle the streaming service, which …
Ampere: ~55% of programming on Disney+ is 10+ years old, compared to 48% on Prime Video and 19% on Netflix; Disney has 54 series in production vs. Netflix's 287
Discussion: Dark Horizons
Ronan Shields / Adweek:
AT&T's ad-tech unit Xandr takes a minority stake in Infosum, a first-party data platform, as the industry shifts away from third-party cookies  —  Investment heats up competition in data onboarding sector  —  AT&T's ad-tech arm Xandr has taken a minority stake in InfoSum …
Discussion: Video Ad News
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Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
National Magazine Awards, which were scheduled for March 12, have been postponed due to coronavirus; a new date has yet to be decided
Discussion: WWD
David Smith / The Guardian:
Interview with Chris Wallace on cable news' contribution to a divided US, why he was horrified by Acosta's retort to Trump, lessons for 2020 election, more
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