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12:35 AM ET, July 7, 2020

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Benjamin Wallace / Vulture:
Inside Quibi's implosion, aided by the divisive management styles of Katzenberg and Whitman, compounded by a failure to understand its digital-native audience  —  The Emmy race has begun!  Vulture is taking a close look at the contenders until nomination-round voting closes on July 13.
@kerrymflynn:
[Thread] Media companies that received PPP loans after US disclosed recipients: $5M-$10M for Wikimedia, $2M-$5M for Fortune, $1M-$2M for Digiday, and more  —  Now that the list of PPP loans is out, we can see which media companies got them, not just rely on owners publicizing it: https://home.treasury.gov/... Already spotted: - Forbes: https://twitter.com/... - Crain: https://twitter.com/... - Daily Caller: https://twitter.com/...
Elizabeth A. Harris / New York Times:
Simon & Schuster names Dana Canedy, a former New York Times journalist and the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, as its executive VP and publisher  —  Ms. Canedy, a former journalist at The New York Times and the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, will run the namesake imprint at one of the country's largest book publishers.
Anne Steele / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SiriusXM is near a deal to buy Stitcher's podcasting unit from Scripps for around $300M  —  Deal would follow similar moves by Spotify and iHeartMedia to enter podcasting industry  —  Sirius XM Holdings Inc. SIRI .51% is near a deal to buy E.W. Scripps Co. SSP 1.45% 's Stitcher Inc. podcasting unit …
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Netflix's deep catalog of Black programming is the envy of Hollywood and was largely built after a shift in culture following executive departures in 2018  —  The company didn't set out to build a big library of Black programming, but now it's the envy of its rivals.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Colin Kaepernick partners with Disney to create scripted and unscripted content on race and social injustice that showcases directors and producers of color  —  Under terms of the pact, announced Monday, Disney and Ra Vision will emphasize scripted and unscripted stories that deal with race …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Apptopia: Disney Plus app was downloaded 266,084 times in the US, up 72.4% from the average of June's four weekends, driven by the Hamilton premier  —  “Hamilton” delivered for Disney Plus — with the musical movie of Lin-Manuel Miranda's reimagining of the founding father's life spurring …
Casey Newton / The Interface:
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.
Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Sources: the Knight Foundation considered making a bid for McClatchy but dropped out as it decided that the risk it would take on was too great  —  But Alden Global Capital would be happy to lend a hand.  Plus: When a standstill isn't really a standstill.  —  The bids are in, and the bankruptcy auction is now on.
Adam Rawnsley / The Daily Beast:
Conservative news sites like Newsmax have published opinion pieces from a network of at least 19 fake personas pushing Middle East propaganda over the past year  —  DOES NOT EXIST  —  Conservative sites like Newsmax and Washington Examiner have published Middle East hot takes from “experts” …
 
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Ina Fried / Axios:
TikTok to pull its app from Google Play and App Store in Hong Kong in light of new security law, says it doesn't and wouldn't share info with Chinese government
Business Insider:
Google launches a free digital training program for small and medium sized publishers in Europe, starting with Spain, UK, Germany, Italy, Poland, and France
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Jack Herrera / Columbia Journalism Review:
Media coverage of the “Defund the Police” debate has turned it into a central 2020 election plot point, reducing decades of community organizing into a slogan
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
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