Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:20 AM ET, September 5, 2020


 Top News: 
Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath / Axios:
Trump announced on Twitter on Friday that the Defense Department “will NOT be cutting funding to @starsandstripes magazine”  —  The Pentagon has ordered the shut down of the military's independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, despite objections by Congress, per the AP.
Kathy Kiely / USA Today:
Leaked memo orders dissolution of military news outlet Stars and Stripes with final issue on Sept. 30, though Congress hasn't approved proposal to cut subsidy  —  Trump wants to pull funding from Stars and Stripes, a newspaper for American troops that began in the Civil War and has been serving our soldiers.
Facebook's pre-election ban on political ads will likely suppress key speech and is a de facto ban on campaigns responding on Facebook to late-breaking news  —  On Thursday, Facebook announced a set of U.S. election season changes to political advertising and content moderation.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook says it will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election, as part of steps to protect against election interference
Reuters announces it is partnering with Facebook to give users live US election results, including vote tabulation, exit polls, and winner projections
BuzzFeed News:
BuzzFeed will refer to QAnon as a “collective delusion” from now as it better describes the phenomenon of debunked ideas guiding the beliefs of a group  —  What is QAnon?  —  It's not easy to describe, but one thing we know to be true: It's not a conspiracy theory — it's bigger.
Kim Bojórquez / Sacramento Bee:
California's Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a bill allowing exemptions from the AB5 labor law for freelance writers, some workers in the music industry, and others  —  More California industries can hire independent contractors instead of employees with benefits under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed …
Sara Guaglione / MediaPost:
Vogue B2B title Vogue Business, with an audience of 340K, launches a membership program for $220 a year with an advanced tier for $1,260 per year  —  Vogue Business has launched a membership program, after attracting an audience of 340,000 in the 18 months of its running.
Gene Maddaus / Variety:
VidAngel, the streaming service that skips “distasteful content”, agrees to settle its copyright dispute with Disney, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros., and Fox for $9.9M  —  VidAngel, the Utah-based streaming service that filters out offensive content for faith-and-family audiences …
Discussion: PR Newswire, MediaPost and The Wrap
Sydney Bauer / Poynter:
A 2018 Atlantic story about transgender teenagers misgendered its cover model and, experts say, crossed ethical boundaries; the magazine says it “missed a step”  —  Mina Brewer was going to work on a summer day in New York City when something caught his eye in a Manhattan subway station.
Elahe Izadi / Washington Post:
Local outlets, lacking resources, struggle to address QAnon as they cover political candidates who believe in it, choosing to omit the affiliation wholly  —  The 16 candidates who sought the Republican nomination in the open race for Tennessee's 1st Congressional District this year included …
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
New National Enquirer and US Weekly owner Accelerate 360 announces new round of furloughs in a memo that blamed the ongoing pandemic  —  The company that now owns gossip tabloids the National Enquirer and US Weekly has announced a new round of furloughs starting immediately.
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 9:20 AM ET, September 5, 2020.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
Mediagazer: site main
Mediagazer River: reverse chronological Mediagazer
Mediagazer Mobile: for phones
Mediagazer Leaderboard: Mediagazer's top sources
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 More News: 
Nieman Lab:
How religious misinformation on COVID-19 is spreading in Latin America with the help of Christian publishers working in tandem with religious leaders
Discussion: @raju
 Earlier Picks: 
Anthony Breznican / Vanity Fair:
Sources: Warner Bros. has suspended The Batman filming in UK after Robert Pattinson tested positive for the coronavirus
Alex Heath / The Information:
Sources: Apple has told some developers it plans to delay the enforcement of IDFA changes in iOS 14, after speaking to Activision Blizzard and others
Jack Stubbs / Reuters:
Six of Peace Data's writers, the site linked to Russia's IRA, say they were reached on social media, paid $100-$250/story, sometimes told to add political spin