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12:10 AM ET, June 13, 2020

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Dan Froomkin / Salon:
NYT's op-ed page should be radically transparent: establish public standards for accuracy, good faith, and pertinence, and explain and contextualize exceptions  —  After the Tom Cotton snafu and the departure of James Bennet, the Times has a golden opportunity to set an example
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 …
Ginny Marvin / Marketing Land:
Google says it's updating its advertising policies to prohibit demographic and zip code targeting for housing, employment, and credit ads  —  The update will roll out in the U.S. and Canada this year.  —  Google is updating its advertising policies around housing, employment and credit opportunities, the company announced Thursday.
@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
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.
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.
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
Anne Steele / Wall Street Journal:
Filing: Tencent took a 1.6% stake in Warner Music Group for $200M in Warner's IPO in separate transactions by two Tencent subsidiaries; shares now worth ~$250M  —  Chinese internet giant already had interests in Universal Music Group, Spotify  —  Tencent Holdings Ltd. TCEHY 1.56% took …
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
 
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BBC:
Emily Sheffield named editor of the Evening Standard, replacing George Osborne who will become editor-in-chief
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
Reuters:
Sources: Netflix is in talks with Network18, the media unit of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, to establish a multiyear content creation partnership
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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
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
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
Ashlee Vance / Bloomberg:
OpenAI launches its first commercially available product, an API that can perform a broad set of language tasks, like translation or writing a news story