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4:10 PM ET, October 13, 2020

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Sarah Ellison / Washington Post:
How The 1619 Project, a collection of provocative magazine articles about the ways slavery shaped our nation, helped fuel a culture war in an election year  —  One morning in mid-September, Nikole Hannah-Jones woke to a text message from a friend noting an unusual event on President Trump's schedule …
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Charlie Nash / Mediaite:
NYT Guild apologized on Sunday after denouncing an NYT column from Bret Stephens that said “the 1619 Project has failed”
Sara Fischer / Axios:
WaPo's new election modeling tool will help determine where votes remain uncounted and if election is too close to call, as outlets move away from calling races  —  The Washington Post has created a vote modeling tool that will help the newsroom determine with reasonable confidence if an election …
Lindsey Ellefson / The Wrap:
Bon Appétit relaunches its YouTube channel with a diverse slate of new chefs after several hosts quit over allegations of racial inequity  —  Bon Appétit relaunched its YouTube channel Tuesday with a diverse slate of new chef-hosts after months of turmoil and the exit …
Sarah Whitten / CNBC:
Disney announces a major reorg, says its “primary focus” for entertainment will be streaming, as the pandemic has dramatically impacted its theatrical business  —  - Disney is restructuring its media and entertainment divisions.  — In order to further accelerate it's direct …
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Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
As part of restructuring, Disney forms content groups for major film franchises, general entertainment, and sports, as well as a centralized distribution arm
Stephanie Sengwe / The Streamable:
Netflix has stopped offering its 30-day free trial across all markets  —  It's either you're all in or you're all out with Netflix as the streaming giant has removed their free trial.  —  As first spotted by Phil Swann, the streamer is no longer giving users a chance to try the service for free.
Emma Goldberg / New York Times:
Profile of The Babylon Bee, a conservative answer to The Onion, which initially mocked Trump but now finds itself with an “insatiable desire to own the libs”  —  The comedy site, a conservative answer to ‘The Onion,’ used to have Trump squarely in its cross hairs.
Frank Pallotta / CNN:
AMC Theatres says existing cash resources would be “largely depleted” by the end of 2020 or early 2021 due to reduced movie slate and attendance, down 85% YoY  —  New York (CNN Business)Illustrating how dire the situation is for the movie theater industry, the world's largest theater chain …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
WordPress debuts a new tool that can take blog posts, including accompanying images and videos, and post them as Twitter threads automatically  —  Earlier this year, WordPress .com introduced an easier way to post your Twitter threads, also known as tweetstorms, to your blog with the introduction of “unroll” option for Twitter embeds.
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Right-wing YouTuber Steven Crowder has made a comeback after demonetization last summer, gaining nearly 1M subs, showing the unevenness of YouTube's enforcement  —  A year in YouTube's penalty box worked out well for Steven Crowder.  —  Crowder—one of the most popular conservative voices …
CNBC:
Facebook announces a global policy banning anti-vaccination ads but will allow ads that advocate for legislation around vaccination policies  —  - Facebook said Tuesday it is launching a new global policy that bans ads that discourage people from getting vaccines.
 
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Andrew Morse / CNET:
Flipboard launches Curator Pro, which provides Flipboard Magazine creators with metrics like a 30-day history of most-opened stories and most-shared stories
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Sources: USAGM has withheld ~$20M from OTF; emails show it's contacted OTF grantees to apply to work for a new agency called Office of Internet Freedom instead
Jim Roberts / The 74:
Former Cheddar EIC Jim Roberts has joined The 74, a nonprofit news site covering education in the US, as its new publisher and chief strategy officer
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Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
The NYT, WSJ, WaPo, and other major outlets are refusing to send reporters to travel with Trump this week amid lack of assurance of COVID-19 safety protocols
Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:
Google adds YouTube to its Google Ads attribution reporting and expands its data-driven attribution model to more advertisers
Discussion: The Keyword, Adweek and MediaPost
Maria Arias / Axios:
WH Chief of Staff Mark Meadows refused to speak to reporters outside Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing after they requested that he keep his face mask on
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
NBCUniversal consolidates ad sales for its local stations and regional sports outlets under its ad-sales chief Linda Yaccarino