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5:40 PM ET, May 28, 2020

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Rashaan Ayesh / Axios:
Trump signs an EO designed to limit Section 230 protections that shield social media companies from liability for the content that users post on their platforms  —  President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday designed to limit the legal protections that shield social media companies …
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Bloomberg:
After Twitter adds a label to his misleading tweets, Trump says Republicans will “strongly regulate” social media platforms or “close them down”
Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed News:
After Twitter labeled Trump's tweets, Trump, his campaign, and Fox News target Twitter's Site Integrity lead Yoel Roth; Roth works on manipulation and bots
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
SensorTower: HBO Max has seen just 90,000 downloads of its mobile app on its first day, compared to 4M for Disney+ and 300,000 for Quibi on their first days  —  - Disney+ had 4 million first-day downloads; Quibi over 300,000  — AT&T's WarnerMedia disputes figure, says it's happy with debut
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Jefferson Graham / USA Today:
HBO Max launches without being on Roku and Amazon, the two most popular streaming platforms
Jay Rosen / PressThink:
Journalists need a strong, clear sense of mission in campaign coverage to avoid being broadly distrusted and swept up in a predictable flood of distractions  —  The 2020 campaign is here.  Those who are covering it had better figure out what they are for, or they will end up as his enablers— as they were in 2016.
Ludovic Blecher / The Keyword:
Google grants between $5K and $30K to 5,300+ small and medium local newsrooms around the world through its Journalism Emergency Relief Fund  —  COVID-19 has upended the news industry, hitting local news particularly hard with job losses, furloughs, cutbacks and even closure.
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
The Drudge Report has been linking to an obscure site filled with plagiarized content from NYT and others, sending ~8M pageviews to the site since November  —  On Tuesday, New York Times columnist Kara Swisher revealed that a widower sent a personal letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asking …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple acquires Martin Scorsese's next film, Killers of the Flower Moon, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro  —  ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ to be labeled an Apple Original Film  —  Apple Inc. has nabbed director Martin Scorsese's next film, “Killers of the Flower Moon …
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Julia Alexander / The Verge:
Apple's acquisition of Fraggle Rock's past TV seasons ahead of a reboot on TV+ signals a strategy shift for the service that had relied on original content
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube launches Video Chapters, letting creators add timestamps to their videos, for all users across iOS, Android, and desktop  —  If you've ever found yourself scrubbing your way through a long YouTube video to get to the “good” part, you'll appreciate the new feature YouTube is launching today: Video Chapters.
New York Times:
Wirecutter moves to nytimes.com/wirecutter, but says its editorial team will continue to work independently from The Times  —  At Wirecutter, we pride ourselves on conducting rigorous and thoughtful real-world testing to help make our readers' lives better.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Kathryn Hopkins / WWD:
Hearst is offering free PSA ads to advertisers in Harper's Bazaar, Elle, and Marie Claire, which will also help thicken issues at a time when ads are falling  —  More than 80 brands have participated, including Chanel, Gucci, Cartier, Carolina Herrera and Unilever.
Discussion: @media_evan
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
Indiegraf, with funding via Google News Initiative and Facebook Journalism Project, launches as a network of local news sites sharing resources in Canada  —  What would a newspaper chain look like if it were reimagined for a group of digital, subscriber-funded publications?
 
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Mike Fleming Jr / Deadline:
Memo: Amazon Studios co-head of movies, Ted Hope, is leaving to return to his role as a producer, and will enter a multi-year first-look deal with the company
Discussion: The Wrap and Variety
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Stringr, a marketplace connecting news outlets with videographers that provide footage, raises $5.75M from Thomson Reuters and others
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Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
CBS entertainment and news divisions are going through a round of layoffs, the first on the broadcast side, as part of a restructuring after the Viacom merger
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
UK's Bauer Radio will fold around 50 local radio stations into a national radio network; local journalist and travel reporter roles are likely to be unaffected
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
The Information launches a News Summer School, available on Zoom, offering eight free hour-long evening classes in July
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Instagram says it will now split revenue with creators, sharing 55% of the revenue from IGTV ads and badges on Live, starting with 200 partners next week