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7:00 PM ET, July 20, 2020

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Rebecca Rubin / Variety:
Warner Bros indefinitely delays Christopher Nolan's Tenet, further complicating Hollywood's already bumpy plan to revive moviegoing  —  Warner Bros. has removed “Tenet” from its release calendar, delivering a big blow on the exhibition industry at a time when movie theaters had hoped to peg …
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Tom Jones / Poynter:
Fox News' Chris Wallace conducted what might be the best TV interview yet with Donald Trump, by being prepared and not hesitating to call out Trump  —  The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter.  To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here.
Popular Information:
Email reveals Facebook execs mulling how to remove a well-founded fact check label from a viral climate misinfo post from The Daily Wire after pressure from GOP  —  This is a special joint edition of Popular Information and HEATED, a climate newsletter by journalist Emily Atkin.
Anthony Feinstein / Reuters Institute …:
Study by the Reuters Institute for Journalism: around 70% of journalists reporting on COVID-19 say they are suffering from some levels of psychological distress  —  Many reporters are struggling to cope with the emotional demands of covering the pandemic, write Meera Selva and Anthony Feinstein
Colin Kalmbacher / Law & Crime:
Two ex-staffers sue Fox News, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Ed Henry, and Howard Kurtz, alleging sexual harassment and retaliation for coming forward  —  A lawsuit filed in federal court on Monday accuses Fox News superstars Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity of sexual harassment.
Alex Weprin / Hollywood Reporter:
NBCUniversal names Beau Ferrari chairman of Telemundo, succeeding Cesar Conde, who became chairman of the NBC News Group in May  —  The exec succeeds Cesar Conde, who shifted to a role as chairman of the NBC News Group in May.  —  NBCUniversal has named Beau Ferrari chairman of Telemundo Enterprises …
Discussion: The Wrap, Adweek and Variety
Jeff Beer / Fast Company:
Fox Sports launches a redesigned app, with a Tinder-like news carousel that lets users swipe to find stories they like, access to live sports, and more  —  The first pitches of the 2020 Major League Baseball season will be thrown on Thursday night, as the Opening Night games kick off between …
Washington Post:
Female sports reporters recall experiences of sexual and verbal harassment while working, almost always from men, following a story on Washington's NFL team  —  Lindsay Jones, an NFL reporter for the Athletic, read The Washington Post's investigative report Thursday that detailed allegations …
Ben Beaumont-Thomas / The Guardian:
Bauer Media shuts down British music magazine Q after 34 years, as its circulation fell to 28,359, down from a peak of more than 200,000 in 2001  —  Magazine that celebrated breadth of pop music spectrum was under review following further losses during coronavirus pandemic
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Source: ABC News staffers were notified that Barbara Fedida will not return after an investigation substantiated allegations of racist comments  —  ABC News executive Barbara Fedida will not return to the Disney-owned unit following an investigation into allegations of insensitive behavior …
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Greg Dool / Folio:
Cosmopolitan launches a $2 per month paid membership program, Cosmo Unlocked, and a metered paywall limiting non-members to four free articles per month
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed News:
Ex-editor of Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka says after she criticized skin whitening products Unilever reps launched a pressure campaign leading her to exit journalism
Greg Dool / Folio:
Sources: EICs of at least seven magazines left Modern Luxury Media amid broader cuts this month, leaving some editors to now oversee more than four magazines
Maureen Ryan / Vanity Fair:
30 people detail bullying and abusive behavior by Peter Lenkov, the showrunner that CBS fired this month, and say CBS must have known about the issues for years
Financial Times:
Netflix cancels production of a Turkish drama featuring a gay character after Erdogan's government refused to grant a license due to its perceived immorality
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Pete Freedman / Central Track:
Staff at Dallas' only daily newspaper Dallas Morning News and its Spanish-language sister pub Al Día Dallas announce plans to unionize
New York Times:
As #OscarsSoWhite and #MeToo highlight Hollywood disparities, actors with disabilities share their thoughts on being passed over for roles, the future, and more
Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
After CNN blurred the faces of US federal police in Portland, Jake Tapper says “someone misunderstood an instruction”; CNN has done similar recently
Ben Smith / New York Times:
How ex-NYT reporter-turned-novelist Alex Berenson is capitalizing on COVID-19 skepticism, catching the eye of Elon Musk and Fox News and selling 100K+ booklets