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1:30 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  —  A day in our shoes  —  You put on two faces, two personalities each morning.  And everything you say, everything you do has dual implications.
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?
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 …
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
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: Variety, Multichannel News and bet.com
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 …
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 …
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
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  —  Snap is unveiling some important changes for Snapchat at its Snap Partner Summit.  The navigation has been rethought with a new action bar at the bottom that lets you access Snap Map and Snap Originals in just a tap.
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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
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Apple pulls podcast apps Pocket Casts and Castro from the App Store in China after China's government determined they can be used to access “illegal” content
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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
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