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1:30 PM ET, April 6, 2020

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The Wrap:
THR editor Matt Belloni to resign; source: Belloni opposed Valence Media co-CEOs' direction not to publish stories that would negatively impact their interests  —  Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Matt Belloni announced Monday he is abruptly stepping down after 14 years at the publication …
Adam Epstein / Quartz:
To succeed, Quibi should lean into the unscripted content that works well on the platform, and not mimic prestige television  —  The Third Age of TV  —  First came broadcast, then cable, now streaming.  —  The original pitch for Quibi, a new video app launching today (April 6) …
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Nicole Sperling / New York Times:
Jeffery Katzenberg and Meg Whitman's Quibi short-video streaming service launches with $1.8B in funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic  —  Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman had to cancel a starry Hollywood party for their short-video platform because of the virus.  But Quibi is still going live.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Quibi app review: works reliably, auto-flips between landscape and portrait, but no tablet-optimized mode, no family member profiles, and lacks a TV experience  —  A mobile-only video app was always going to be a hard sell  —  After months of publicity, Quibi — the mobile phone app that's centered …
Washington Post:
Trump stopped US medical expert Anthony Fauci from answering a question about a drug Trump is touting during a daily COVID-19 briefing, an extraordinary moment  —  President Trump spent a portion of Sunday's press briefing yet again promoting an unproven treatment for the novel coronavirus, repeatedly asking, “What do we have to lose?”
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Washington Post:
How Trump's obsession with TV news and focus on himself has fueled a chaotic COVID-19 response, with each day becoming an attempt to win the news cycle
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Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
In a tweet, Trump says ad revenue is down at NYT and Wapo and wonders if it is because they are “fake news” or “the Virus is just plain beating them up”  —  President Donald Trump took shots at The New York Times and the Washington Post on Twitter Monday …
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
UK publisher Reach, which operates the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, and Daily Star, says it will furlough almost 1,000 employees and enact pay cuts  —  Reach, which also owns Daily Express and Daily Star, makes decision because of Covid-19  —  The publisher of the Daily Mirror …
Roy J. Harris Jr / Poynter:
A look at the reporting projects that could win the 2020 Pulitzers, currently set for April 20, based on this season's other award winners so far  —  As journalists look forward to the Pulitzer Prize announcements — still set for April 20, at least for now — will even the most dramatic winners feel a bit stale?
Discussion: @poynter
 
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Tiffany Hsu / New York Times:
IAB: digital ad spending for March and April is down 38% from what was expected, TV ad spending is down 41%, 45% on radio, 43% for print, and 51% on billboards