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10:40 AM ET, May 11, 2020


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Ben Smith / New York Times:
As Australian and French regulators plan to make tech companies pay publishers for news content, leaders from Ireland to Malaysia say they are paying attention  —  News organizations have long hoped that tech platforms would pay them for news.  Now regulators abroad are moving to make that happen.
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Trump, devoid of a plan to combat COVID-19, is relying on the media to amplify his lies and spin; instead, the focus should be on experts and personal stories  —  Comparing the number of deaths from covid-19 to those caused by car crashes never made any sense.  But the gimmick caught on anyway.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Six months after the glitzy launch of Facebook News, sources at seven publishers say they have seen little impact as the company focuses on other things  —  Publishers who are used to seeing Facebook launch a new product with much fanfare, then have momentum fizzle, are starting to get a familiar feeling.
Jeffrey M. Jones / Knight Foundation:
Gallup/Knight survey: 65% of US adults favor local news orgs receiving COVID-19 relief money, but their willingness to personally pay for local news remains low  —  The economic slowdown affecting the U.S. is worsening an already perilous financial situation for local news organizations, especially local newspapers.
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
Canada's $50M Local Journalism Initiative is funding 168 reporting positions, most at established outlets, as critics ask why more didn't go to smaller outlets
Pew Research Center:
Pew survey of US adults: 59% say news media provides information they need about COVID-19 while 24% disagree; partisan divide over media's usefulness persists
Katie Shepherd / Washington Post:
Trump calls for NBC to fire Chuck Todd after Meet the Press acknowledges “inadvertently and inaccurately” editing a clip of an interview with AG William Barr  —  President Trump spent much of his Sunday holiday sharing more than 100 tweets and retweets, bouncing between wishing everyone a …
Sarah Jones / New York Magazine:
National Labor Relations Board on Friday ruled against every objection raised by Hearst to the bargaining unit proposed by the WGAE and ordered a union election  —  When the editorial staff of Hearst Magazines decided to form a union with the Writers Guild of America, East, they expected some resistance from their powerful employer.
Travis Andrews / Washington Post:
Facebook, YouTube, and Vimeo say they are removing a viral 26-minute trailer for “Plandemic”, a conspiracy film that features well-known anti-vaxxers  —  Social media companies including YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook are removing a viral conspiracy theory video because of its claims regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
Patsy Widakuswara / Voice of America:
VOA's semi-independent and sometimes aggressive news coverage has caused tension with the WH for decades that has only escalated with the current administration  —  For the Voice of America news executive who made the fateful decision, the scoop was too extraordinary and important to pass up.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Vanity Fair quietly updates an article that claimed Trump-aligned investors had “acquired” a stake in OANN, saying the group is “in negotiations”  —  “Updates” do a lot of work in journalism these days.  Sometimes they are used to denote simple amplifications to fast-moving online news stories.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Spotify says it has partnered with Indian music label Saregama to bring more than 100,000 songs in over two dozen languages to users in India  —  Spotify has secured another deal in India to fill much of the remaining void in its catalog in the country.  —  The Swedish music streaming service …
Bill Birtles / ABC:
China has forced out 19 foreign journalists in 12 months, including Chris Buckley, the respected Australian reporter for NYT who has covered China for 24 years  —  After 24 years reporting in China, Chris Buckley — a highly regarded and experienced foreign journalist …
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