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7:45 AM ET, April 25, 2020

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emptywheel:
NYT, WaPo, NBC have once again opted for a both sides approach in their coverage of Trump's suggestion of ingesting disinfectant as coronavirus treatment  —  Last night, an increasingly desperate President went on live TV and advised that people might try ingesting disinfectant to cure COVID-19.
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Poynter:
Gannett laid off an undisclosed number of staff across its papers on Friday; source: the cuts relate to its integration with GateHouse following its 2019 merger  —  Gannett merged with GateHouse in late 2019 to become the largest newspaper chain in the U.S. with 261 newspapers in 46 states
Variety:
Endeavor says layoffs, pay cuts, or furloughs will affect about one third of its workforce company-wide, which includes WME, IMG, and UFC, by the end of May  —  Cost-cutting measures at Hollywood conglomerate Endeavor will affect up to one-third of the company's workforce by the end of May, Variety has learned.
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to step down, President and COO John Stankey will take over the position on July 1  —  Randall Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc.  —  AT&T announced CEO Randall Stephenson will step down.  President and COO John Stankey will take over the position on July 1.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
A group of 75+ scholars and non-profits urges social media companies to preserve data on content removal during the pandemic and make it available for research  —  The data provides an ‘unprecedented opportunity’  —  A group of scholars and nonprofit organizations have asked web platforms …
Conor Humphries / Reuters:
Ireland's prime minister says the government should consider copying Australia's plan to force Facebook and Google to share advertising revenue with local media  —  DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Irish government should consider copying Australia's plan to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Alphabet Inc's …
 
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Jeremy Klaszus / @klaszus:
[Thread] Spruce founder details how the digital outlet was excluded from Canada's Local Journalism Initiative, which he says is crafted by and for legacy papers
Adam Uren / Bring Me The News:
Minnesota's Eden Prairie News and Lakeshore Weekly News close; they were among the 11 papers Alden's MNG acquired in February when it bought Red Wind Publishing
Discussion: @jenwsheehan and SWNewsMedia.com
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Leaked images from 2019 show Google considered a feature that let users tip money to websites like Wired or NYT as part of its Contributor program
Sam Kille / Report for America:
Report for America announces its 2020 corps, which comprises 225 journalists vs. 59 in 2019, to be placed in 162 outlets, and $2.5M in funding from Facebook
Megan Graham / CNBC:
Google to require all advertisers to verify their identities, starting in the US; existing advertisers will have 30 days to complete the verification process