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2:40 PM ET, September 8, 2020


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Sean Burch / The Wrap:
Disney faces criticism for thanking a Chinese bureau tied to Uyghur concentration camps and four other Chinese propaganda departments in the credits for Mulan  —  Disney's “Mulan” remake is facing scrutiny after its credits thanked the Turpan Municipal Bureau of Public Security …
Dawn Chmielewski / Forbes:
Profile of Reed Hastings as Netflix thrives during the pandemic, adding ~1M subscribers/month in the US and Canada and another 2M/month globally since March  —  The man responsible for keeping the world entertained does so, at least this day, alone in front of a computer screen, in his son's largely unadorned childhood bedroom.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Interview with Reed Hastings, on the future of Hollywood, the US election and social media, his new book about Netflix's aggressive company culture, and more
Tom Jackman / Washington Post:
Tribune Publishing, which announced the closure of Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis last month, barred staff from holding a farewell event at the building  —  In Annapolis, the roots of the Annapolis Capital and Maryland Gazette newspapers date to the Gazette's founding in 1727.
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
UK's JPI Media is creating ~24 new jobs for its new central digital content team and cutting 20-30 editorial jobs as its focus shifts to online readership  —  JPI Media has told staff it is reopening itself to bidders after coming through lockdown in a “strong place” on the same day it revealed plans to cut up to 30 jobs.
Discussion: @bbcdouglasf
Andrew Webster / The Verge:
Epic unveils a three week concert series on Fortnite, starting Sept. 12, which will broadcast from a new LA studio specially outfitted for live performances  —  It starts with Dominic Fike performing on Saturday  —  Music is about to become a much bigger part of Fortnite.
Joshua Yaffa / New Yorker:
Compared to the likes of Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Donald Trump, the perceived menace of disinfo from Russian trolls far surpasses its actual reach  —  The spectre of foreign manipulation looms over the coming election.  But in focussing on the ­tactics of the aggressors we overlook our weaknesses as victims.
Matthew Doran / ABC:
Two correspondents for Australia's ABC and Australian Financial Review rushed out of China on Monday after diplomatic standoff and police demands for interviews  —  The ABC and Australian Financial Review have rushed their China correspondents out of the country after police demanded interviews …
David Sharman / HoldtheFrontPage:
UK regional publisher Archant launches Archant Ventures to offer companies marketing and advertising support in exchange for small equity stakes  —  A regional publisher has unveiled plans to start investing in local businesses in what is thought to be an industry first.
Tom Pritchard / Gizmodo UK:
Gizmodo UK's editor says it will cease operations on September 9 after Future Publishing decided to stop licensing the brand from G/O Media  —  Gizmodo UK began life towards the end of September in 2011, almost nine years ago now.  That was a time when smartphones were still novelties …
Kit Rees / Bloomberg:
Shares in Future are up 15% this year after 2019's 200% jump; Future says visitors to its sites, including Tom's Guide, in Aug. rose 25% YoY in UK and 40% in US
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Vanessa Thorpe / The Guardian:
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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
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