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7:25 AM ET, May 25, 2020

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John Grippe / New York Times:
Behind NYT's decision to feature a list of 1,000 COVID-19 victims on Sunday's print edition front page, with more inside, as the US nears 100,000 deaths  —  A presentation of obituaries and death notices from newspapers around the country tries to frame incalculable loss.
Craig Pittman / Washington Post:
Trump spreads a debunked conspiracy theory in tweets attacking MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, baselessly insinuating he was involved in the death of an associate  —  A little after 8 a.m. on July 20, 2001, a couple arriving for an appointment opened an unlocked front door at an office …
Ben Smith / New York Times:
How services like Cameo and Substack have opened up new ways for prominent media figures and journalists to make a living from smaller audiences  —  With short videos and paid newsletters, everyone from superstars to half-forgotten former athletes and even journalists can, as one tech figure put it, “monetize individuality.”
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
Moves by Joe Rogan and others don't mean YouTube will get cut out of the podcast game, because creator success still relies upon discoverability on the platform  —  What does podcasting on YouTube look like without Rogan?  —  Joe Rogan is largely moving on from YouTube …
Ted Johnson / Deadline:
WH Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany says in a briefing that reporters “desperately” want churches and houses of worship to stay closed, prompting pushback  —  After Donald Trump characterized houses of worship as “essential services” and called upon governors to open them …
Variety:
Inside Hollywood's plan to restart production, as studio execs forecast increased expenses for safety protocols and smaller crews on longer shooting schedules  —  Someone had to take the leap.  After months of coronavirus-imposed shutdowns, Tyler Perry announced May 12 that he will begin production …
Financial Times:
Sources: Len Blavatnik's sports streaming group DAZN seeks sale of equity stake in the business, or an outright sale, but unlikely to reach 2018's £3B valuation  —  Group owned by Len Blavatnik faces upheaval as pandemic shuts down sports  —  Online sports group DAZN is racing to secure …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Trump says Fox News “is doing nothing to help Republicans, and me, get re-elected”, drawing an explicit link between the network and electing Republicans  —  In his tweet, the president makes explicit the subtext at which he's hinted in the past, when offering complaints about how Fox had …
Ken Stone / Times of San Diego:
A federal judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit against MSNBC and Rachel Maddow from One America News Network; OAN's owner says the network will appeal  —  A San Diego federal judge Friday dismissed a $10 million defamation lawsuit filed by the owners and operators of San Diego-based …
Kelly McBride / NPR:
Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Publishing shareholders have elected 2 Alden Global Capital representatives to the board; Alden is barred from raising its Tribune stake until June 30  —  Shareholders of Tribune Publishing elected two representatives of hedge fund Alden Global Capital to the newspaper chain's board Thursday …
 
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Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
Gen Z TikTok stars have embraced the rise of “collab houses” in Los Angeles, where young social media personalities chasing influence live and work together
Mark Schoofs / BuzzFeed News:
Memo from Mark Schoofs, who has returned to BuzzFeed News as EIC, on plans for the future including launching teams to cover inequality and fast-moving stories
Sara Rafsky / Columbia Journalism Review:
New York journalists describe how reporters in the city changed beats to become health reporters and news organizations reallocated resources to cover COVID-19
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Larry King to launch his first-ever podcast The Millionth Question, a celebrity interview show, in mid-June under a multiyear contract worth at least $5M
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Audible is in talks to acquire celebrity podcasts and is considering selling original shows individually and Amazon Music will add podcasts soon
Ben Smith / @benyt:
Memo: The Atlantic is laying off 68 people across divisions, or about 20% of its staff, after collapse of its events business, with the rest getting pay cuts