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11:25 PM ET, July 5, 2020

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Soledad O'Brien / New York Times:
Buoyed by the public awakening over BLM, journalists of color are sidestepping management to collectively inaugurate their own #MeToo-like movement  —  We're finally feeling empowered to speak openly about racism in the newsroom.  —  Ms. O'Brien is a journalist.  —  Every journalist of color has a story.
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Kayleigh McEnany's abrupt walk-offs from press briefings is almost pure theater, giving her the last word in disservice to informing the press and public  —  Kayleigh McEnany's press briefings don't just draw to a close.  They tend to end with a flourish — a true walk-off moment.
Cristi Hegranes / Poynter:
Recent updates to newsroom style guides related to race don't go far enough, as journalists too often use imprecise terms like “ethnic” that hide nuances  —  From a virus that caged much of the world to a growing movement for racial justice in the United States …
New York Times:
Eight Black publishing professionals discuss how publishing has and hasn't changed in recent decades, how race has affected their careers, and more  —  An author, literary agent, marketer, publicist, editors and booksellers talk about how race affects their careers — and the books you read.
Samer Kalaf / The Daily Beast:
Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy promises to “be better” after seven Black staffers examined his earlier racist language in a podcast  —  ‘EXTREMELY REAL’  —  The sports site's notorious founder refused to apologize for racist comments, only doing so on Thursday after some staffers …
Dan Kennedy / Media Nation:
In memo, Boston Globe EIC outlines steps to address race in the newsroom and in coverage, including an audit of past work and a right to be forgotten initiative  —  This past Wednesday, Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory sent a long memo to his staff about steps the Globe will take to respond …
Ginia Bellafante / New York Times:
WNYC staff express sense of betrayal in letter to board, having said before that they wanted an EIC who was a POC, knew the city, and had experience in radio  —  The public radio stalwart vowed to fix what its journalists said was a toxic work culture.  But the latest changes have led to a newsroom revolt.
Rachel Premack / Business Insider:
Current and former Condé Nast employees describe a “racist” vetting process in its video production arm that ranks scalable content based on historical data  —  - Sources said this vetting process, which measures the various parts of a pitch against historical data …
Laura Hughes / Financial Times:
Boris Johnson is planning to replace afternoon Lobby press briefings in the UK with a daily televised press conference, akin to the American format, in October  —  UK government plans White House-style televised daily press briefings in shake-up  —  Downing Street is launching plans …
Erin B. Logan / @erinblogan:
LA Times' Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong responds to a letter from the LAT union's Black caucus, promising to hire more Black journalists, ensure equitable pay, more  —  On June 23, The L.A. Times Guild lead by Black members sent Times' owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong an open letter demanding the paper address its racism and commit to do better. This is his first public response. https://twitter.com/...
 
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