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7:40 AM ET, April 1, 2020

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Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
COVID-19 has gravely accelerated the need for newsrooms to confront issues like need for talent, appropriate staff size, and cutting print days, among others  —  As local newspapers' businesses hit the skids, they're finding themselves careening right now into a future they'd thought was still several years away.
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Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
Gannett CEO announces furloughs and pay cuts across the company, says other execs will take a 25% pay cut and he won't take a salary until the cuts are reversed
Brian Stelter / CNN:
CNN's Chris Cuomo has been diagnosed with COVID-19, but he says he is feeling well and will continue anchoring his show from his home  —  New York (CNN Business)CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has been diagnosed with Covid-19, the network said in a memo to employees on Tuesday.
Amanda Meade / The Guardian:
News Corp says it will suspend printing 60 community newspapers across Australia starting next week due to ad revenue declines amid the coronavirus pandemic  —  Manly Daily, Wentworth Courier, Brisbane News and Mornington Peninsula Leader among titles to move online amid coronavirus fallout
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Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
JPI Media to put 350 employees on furlough with those remaining at work getting a temporary pay cut of up to 15% for three months from April to June  —  JPI Media, owner of the Yorkshire Post and Scotsman titles, is putting 350 employees on furlough and cutting the salaries of those who continue working by up to 15 per cent.
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
The BBC warns that decriminalizing nonpayment of the TV license fee would cost the service more than £1B over 5 years and require significant programming cuts  —  The BBC has warned that decriminalising non-payment of the TV licence fee would cost it more than £1bn over five years and …
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Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
BBC says the license fee could eventually be replaced by a monthly tax on broadband connections in response to proposals to decriminalize nonpayment of the fee  —  Corporation responds to government plan to decriminalise non-payment of licence fee  —  The BBC has said the television licence fee …
Freddy Mayhew / Press Gazette:
City AM furloughs most of staff, suspends the digital replica of its newspaper, will keep publishing on CityAM.com; staffers that remain will get 80% of salary  —  A majority of City AM staff will be put on furlough (paid leave) and the digital edition suspended in the latest measures …
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
How Kara Swisher's mom, a Fox News fan, believed the network's misinformation about COVID-19, and how she eventually listened to others as the pandemic worsened  —  The network spent too long spraying its viewers with false information about the coronavirus pandemic.
Samantha Conti / WWD:
Conde Nast Britain to offer free digital access to May issues of its magazines; Conde Nast Italy offering free access to its magazines for the next three months  —  Rihanna, wearing a durag designed by Stephen Jones Millinery, fronts the May edition of British Vogue.
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Rebutting Ben Smith's idea of abandoning local papers in favor of all-digital newsrooms, mostly nonprofit: supporting local journalism needs multiple tactics  —  I get that your new job for The New York Times is to offer provocative takes on the media.  Seven columns in, you are doing just fine with that.
 
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Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Lee Enterprises implements pay reductions and furloughs equivalent to two weeks' salary in the third quarter, while the executive team will take a 20% pay cut
Jason Lynch / Adweek:
IAB postpones its now-virtual Digital Content NewFronts by two months to the week of June 22
Chris Best / Substack Blog:
Substack donates $100K in grants to writers struggling due to pandemic, drops its cut of subscription revenue for pubs donating earnings to COVID-19 causes
Marc Tracy / New York Times:
Profile of STAT, a science and medical news site that was early to cover COVID-19 and has attracted ~30M unique visitors this year, 4x to 5x its usual traffic
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