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10:35 PM ET, June 16, 2020

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Aaron Holmes / Business Insider:
Google cracks down on The Federalist and ZeroHedge for violating policies on race-related content and may permanently suspend their access to Google Ads revenue  —  - Google is cracking down on two right-wing outlets, ZeroHedge and The Federalist, for violating its policies on race-related content.
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
A misleading NBC story about Google “banning” The Federalist and ZeroHedge sounds just like what happened to Techdirt last year because of comments on one page
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Report: just 15% of UK left-leaning voters say they mostly trust news media, down from 46% in 2015, trust is down 20%+ overall in UK; BBC is most trusted org  —  Overall trust down 20 points since 2015, and ‘silent majority’ want ‘neutral and detached’ news
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Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Reuters digital news report based on surveys of 80K+ people in 40 countries: more people are paying for news, many prefer sources with “no point of view”, more  —  The percentage of people paying for news online continues to increase — and people may even pay for more than one subscription.
BBC:
Report finds 11% of people under 25 use Instagram for news compared with 12% for Twitter, predicts Instagram will overtake Twitter next year as a news source
Washington Post:
A deep look at the toxic relationship between Pittsburgh Post-Gazette journalists and its publisher, whose family has owned the paper for nearly a century  —  Before last year, Keith C. Burris was mostly known to reporters at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as the author of the most controversial opinion piece …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Disney consolidates its ad tech teams under one unit, housed under its direct-to-consumer arm, streamlining ad campaign management across its brands  —  Disney has consolidated all its advertising technology teams under one unit led by former Hulu advertising lead Jeremy Helfand, executives tell Axios.
Discussion: Axios and @sarafischer
Andreas Wiseman / Deadline:
Universal resumes filming of Jurassic World and will spend an additional ~$5M on coronavirus safety protocols  —  EXCLUSIVE: Universal's Jurassic World: Dominion is set to be the first major studio movie to re-start filming proper in the UK, we can reveal.  Cameras are due to roll the second week …
David Shortell / CNN:
Court docket: the Trump admin sues to block John Bolton's book, set to publish June 23, alleging breach of contract and that it's “rife” with classified info  —  Trump team concerned over release of Bolton's book  —  (CNN)The Trump administration is suing former national security …
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Community-centered nonprofit newsroom The Oaklandside, a Berkeleyside sister publication, officially launches with $1.56M in funding from Google News Initiative  —  The Oaklandside is a nonprofit newsroom that's already covered the pandemic and protests  —  Oakland's newest newsroom wasn't supposed to launch until today.
Neal Justin / Star Tribune:
American Public Media Group ends production on Live From Here, the successor to A Prairie Home Companion, and lays off 28; CEO blames the pandemic for cuts  —  Cancellation part of cuts at St. Paul-based American Public Media Group.  —  TEXT SIZE  —  American Public Media Group …
Lila Shapiro / Vulture:
In the last week, 14 of the 24 board members of the National Book Critics Circle have resigned, citing racism, privacy and political correctness concerns  —  A week ago, as protestors rallied around the world against systemic racism and police brutality, 12 board members of the National Book Critics Circle …
Kevin Truong / VICE:
iFixit, which has posted repair manuals for ventilators during the pandemic, says Steris Corporation is claiming copyright infringement; iFixit cites fair use  —  A popular website with a comprehensive database of repair manuals for ventilators and other medical devices has received a letter …
Discussion: @eff
 
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