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5:15 PM ET, June 12, 2020

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@niemanlab:
A thread collecting tweets by journalists of color speaking about racism and discrimination they faced while working in newsrooms  —  Over the last week, journalists of color have been talking about the racism and discrimination they've faced while working in newsrooms. Their experiences show that that racism in news media is institutionalized. We're collecting their tweets here (THREAD).
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P. Kim Bui / Collected Notes:
What it's like to be a newsroom leader and a person of color right now, quietly swallowing racism, fake allies, slights, and soul-deep exhaustion
Sean Burch / The Wrap:
HBO says it will be shutting down its HBO Go streaming app on July 31, following the recent launch of HBO Max; HBO Now will be rebranded as just HBO  —  HBO on Friday said it will be shutting down its HBO Go streaming app in July, following the recent launch of HBO Max, its new linchpin streaming service.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
When TV shows like Tucker Carlson's spark controversy, companies can generate goodwill by withdrawing ads, but the money usually shifts elsewhere on the network  —  Tucker Carlson is, once again, losing advertisers.  But the real question is whether Fox News Channel is losing any of the cash …
Ginia Bellafante / New York Times:
As a reckoning comes for Condé Nast magazines, questions arise on the future of Anna Wintour, who has enshrined values of pedigree and privilege at the company  —  A reckoning has come to Bon Appétit and the other magazines of Condé Nast.  Can a culture built on elitism and exclusion possibly change?
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
At launch, Facebook News had very few politics stories, many New York Times links, and overlapped little with the most popular articles on rest of Facebook  —  On June 10, the most popular stories across Facebook were all NASCAR banning Confederate flags and Blue Lives Matter (with a sprinkling of dead kids).
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
60 in 6, the 60 Minutes show for Quibi, will premiere Sunday with two episodes and subsequently release new episodes every Monday  —  After teasing the series' arrival for some months, Quibi is finally ready to launch its take on 60 Minutes for the social media generation.
Discussion: @convergencetr, TVNewser and Variety
Grzegorz Piechota / INMA:
Researchers: a comparison of human and algorithm curation on Apple News shows that human editors chose more diverse sources, more evenly, and less “soft news”  —  Two Northwestern University researchers audited two Apple News sections: one curated by editors and one by an algorithm.
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
BuzzFeed News EIC Mark Schoofs faces a diversity problem made worse by talent drain, with staff skeptical about a new “inequality desk” led by only white men  —  A talent drain has left what Mark Schoofs acknowledges as “a glaring diversity problem.”  But a hiring spree isn't likely to happen anytime soon.
Discussion: @mdawriter
Amal Clooney / Washington Post:
A preview of an expected verdict Monday for Maria Ressa, the Filipino American journalist charged with “cyber libel”; US response will send a signal to others  —  Amal Clooney is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, Britain's special envoy on media freedom and counsel to Maria Ressa.
Mary Emily O'Hara / Adweek:
BET to launch $25M Content for Change campaign on June 19, partnering with civil rights groups to create short-form programming around racial justice  —  Through Content for Change, it's partnering with civil rights groups on its platforms  —  BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS …
Discussion: Variety, bet.com and Multichannel News
Kerry Flynn / CNN:
Sources: Refinery29, a brand focused on women's empowerment, fostered a toxic workplace at odds with its public image, including pay gaps for women and POC  —  New York (CNN Business)Amid the protests over the death of George Floyd and larger racial inequalities in the US last week …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Twitch says it plans to scan clips of livestreams to automatically delete those that include copyrighted music in the next months, without penalizing streamers  —  Streamers won't be penalized  —  Twitch plans to start automatically scanning clips of live streams for copyrighted music following …
 
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BBC:
Emily Sheffield named editor of the Evening Standard, replacing George Osborne who will become editor-in-chief
Reuters:
Sources: Netflix is in talks with Network18, the media unit of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, to establish a multiyear content creation partnership
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Internet Archive to close its National Emergency Library, which offers free, unrestricted access to ebooks, on June 16, after lawsuit from four major publishers
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snap says it has reached multiyear deals with Disney, ESPN, NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, the NBA, and the NFL to expand content on Snapchat's Discover
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
A&E cancels reality series Live P.D., which had been renewed for 160 episodes a month ago, following nationwide protests and calls for police reform