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11:50 AM ET, May 14, 2020


 Top News: 
David Cohen / Adweek:
LinkedIn Editorial is rebranding to LinkedIn News; the team now has 76 editors across 15 countries and the Daily Rundown is received by 46M users  —  Rebranding aims to drive editorial recognition and build user trust  —  LinkedIn is rebranding its editorial team from LinkedIn Editorial …
Discussion: @markscott82 and @kerrymflynn
Lindsey Ellefson / The Wrap:
Forbes restructures its pay scale for contributors, ending the $500 guarantee for writers with seven monthly posts and reducing the repeat-reader bonus 80%  —  Forbes quietly restructured its pay scale for contributors amid the coronavirus pandemic, ending the $500 guarantee for any writer …
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Mark J. Rochester / Poynter:
Investigative journalism, long criticized for lacking diversity, has recently made progress, as journalists of color head news operations and win awards  —  Journalists of color have taken the helm of investigative news operations and claimed some of the most prestigious investigative journalism awards
Quartz CEO says even with 17K paid subscribers, the company is laying off 80 staff, closing physical offices in four locations as it seeks profitability by 2022  —  Quartz CEO Zach Seward's remarks to staff re today's layoffs: “This is no doubt the greatest challenge we have faced as a company.. I have made the very difficult decision to eliminate about 80 roles at Quartz and make other changes in order to improve the health of our business”
Rachel Uranga / dot.LA:
According to state filings, studios, theaters, production companies, and entertainment venues have laid off or furloughed 14K+ workers in LA County since April  —  Hollywood, an economic engine that has powered Los Angeles since the dawn of television screens and movie cameras, has been devastated by stay-at-home orders.
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
Kali Hays / WWD:
Lawsuit against New York mag and Joe Hagan filed by former CBS correspondent Lara Logan alleging career damage was dismissed Wednesday by a Texas federal judge  —  The now Fox News contributor had sought $25 million in retribution over a 2014 story on her retracted Benghazi report for CBS.
Allegra Hobbs / Study Hall:
Civil, which began with the intent to launch dozens of sites supported by a blockchain-based platform and the CVL token, fell short of fixing media funding woes  —  In the summer of 2017, cryptocurrency seemed like the future.  The price of Bitcoin was spiking, doubling from $2,500 in June to $5,000 by the beginning of September.
North Carolina Community Foundation:
The NC Local News Lab Fund has established the NC Local News Workshop with a $180,000 grant to Elon University, led by interim Executive Director Melanie Sill  —  Home / News / NC Local News Lab Fund establishes NC Local News Workshop at Elon University  —  The North Carolina Local News Lab Fund …
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Adam Gabbatt / The Guardian:
Save our Sun, a campaign backed by Baltimore-based philanthropists, is hoping to buy The Baltimore Sun and turn it into a non-profit to avoid further cuts
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Some European Netflix users say video quality throttling is still in place, angering those who pay more for higher-quality plans
Discussion: The Streamable
 Earlier Picks: 
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
Fox News has launched a new series called COVID Contrarian on Fox Nation with notorious coronavirus skeptic and one-time NYT reporter Alex Berenson
Katie Kilkenny / Hollywood Reporter:
People magazine's digital team announces its intention to form a union with the NewsGuild, joining its print division, which unionized in the 1970s
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Memo: Condé Nast will lay off about 100 US employees, with a similar number temporarily furloughed and a small number of staff getting reduced work schedules
Tim Warsinskey / Plain Dealer: will now produce all content for The Plain Dealer, 4 remaining Plain Dealer reporters have job offers at; union to be dissolved