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3:50 AM ET, September 22, 2020

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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Quibi is exploring several strategic options including a possible sale, raising more money, or going public through a merger with a SPAC  —  Streaming-video service founded by Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg has struggled to attract subscribers since launching in April
Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Sources: an anonymous editor of the conservative website RedState, who called Dr. Fauci a “mask nazi”, is a PR official at the federal agency that Fauci leads  —  Bill Crews is a PR official at the National Institutes of Health.  But he also has another job …
Los Angeles Times:
More than 50 current and former staffers of LA Times describe how managerial missteps and ethical lapses contributed to anxiety and distrust in its newsroom  —  On a Friday night last month, Los Angeles Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine sent a short email to the newsroom, announcing sports columnist Arash Markazi had resigned.
Scott Feinberg / Hollywood Reporter:
HBO trounced Netflix at the Emmys, with 30 wins to 21, as Schitt's Creek won nine awards, likely due in part to a boost from earlier seasons arriving on Netflix  —  The Hollywood Reporter's awards columnist Scott Feinberg dissects the results.  —  It was an Emmys unlike any other on Sunday night …
Helen Stubbs / Knight Foundation:
Survey of 20K+ US adults: 80% agree that news media is under attack politically, 36% say the attacks are justified, including 61% of Republicans and 16% of Dems  —  Americans widely agree that the news media is under attack politically, with four in five Americans (80%) supporting this statement …
Kayleigh Barber / Digiday:
Q&A with NYT's SVP of ad innovation Allison Murphy about the paper's plans to stop using third-party cookies, its contextual ad targeting strategy, and more  —  When The New York Times pivoted to prioritizing its subscriptions a few years ago, eventually growing to 6.5 million paid subscribers …
Patrick Brzeski / Hollywood Reporter:
The Eight Hundred, a Chinese war epic that has been in cinemas for a month, has grossed $426.5M to date, becoming this year's top-earning movie globally  —  On Monday, the Chinese war epic overtook Sony's ‘Bad Boys for Life’ to become the world's top-earning movie this year.
Discussion: Fox Business, Variety and Forbes
Elahe Izadi / Washington Post:
As a contracting media industry leaves few outlets with dedicated higher-ed reporters, student reporters are holding universities accountable amid the pandemic  —  In New York, it was the Washington Square News that first reported a covid-19 outbreak in a college dorm.
Mel Grau / Poynter:
Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network launches FactChat, the first-ever coalition of major US fact-checkers to debunk misinfo in English and Spanish  —  The project, FactChat, lead to the creation of a WhatsApp chatbot and two Spanish-language fact-checking units  —  Lee en español.
Krystie Lee Yandoli / BuzzFeed News:
Ellen DeGeneres says she takes responsibility “for what happens at my show”, following reports of misconduct, in her first public statement on the allegations  —  Ellen DeGeneres on Monday addressed allegations of a toxic work environment in her opening monologue …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock launches on Roku devices across the US; Roku's stock is up 15%+  —  Roku today is launching Peacock, nearly 10 weeks after the NBCUniversal streamer made its U.S. debut.  —  The availability of the Peacock app on Roku devices and Roku-enabled TVs comes …
 
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