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11:15 AM ET, June 12, 2020

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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 …
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?
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: Variety and TVNewser
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  —  Condé Nast VP of Video Matt Duckor Is Gone After Pay-Inequity Allegations, Racist and Homophobic Tweets
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Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Snapchat redesigns its app with a new action bar and a new Happening Now banner based on a curation of news stories
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  —  Online library asks publishers to “call off their costly assault.”  —  The Internet Archive has ended its National Emergency Library programs …
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: Multichannel News, Variety and bet.com
BBC:
Emily Sheffield named editor of the Evening Standard, replacing George Osborne who will become editor-in-chief  —  Former chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne is to stand down from his role as editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper.  —  Osborne took on the job in March 2017 …
Sarah Ellison / Washington Post:
In an interview, Heath Freeman of Alden Global Capital says he wants to safeguard the news business, while other industry leaders warn against believing him  —  Ask Heath Freeman why he got into the newspaper business and the explanation is specific and bloodless.
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 …
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  —  A day in our shoes  —  You put on two faces, two personalities each morning.  And everything you say, everything you do has dual implications.
Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
Byron Allen and Comcast settle long-running lawsuit; Comcast denies racism allegations but will carry three of Allen's cable channels on its Xfinity packages  —  Los Angeles media mogul Byron Allen has ended his high-profile legal battle over alleged racism by cable juggernaut Comcast Corp …
Discussion: Deadline and Billboard
Reuters:
Sources: Netflix is in talks with Network18, the media unit of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, to establish a multiyear content creation partnership  —  NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance …
 
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Andrew Golis / New York Public Radio:
Memo: Audrey Cooper, who has been editor in chief of the San Francisco Chronicle since 2015, will join WNYC as editor in chief on July 20
MIT News:
MIT ends negotiations with Elsevier for a new journals contract, saying Elsevier was unable to offer a proposal that aligned with open access principles
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Robert Silverman / The Daily Beast:
Per current terms only reporters who quarantine at Disney's ESPN complex with NBA teams will be able to interact with players; the NBA won't cover housing costs
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
David Folkenflik / NPR:
A black Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter says the executive editor's letter defending a decision to prevent her from covering protests was dehumanizing