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1:20 PM ET, October 20, 2020

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Alana Wise / NPR:
Debate commission announces new rule where only the candidate with the floor will have an open mic during new two minute sessions of uninterrupted speaking time  —  The Commission on Presidential Debates announced changes to the debate rules ahead of Thursday's final presidential debate.
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Ted Johnson / Deadline:
Trump campaign wants Thursday's debate to focus on foreign policy, protests possible rule changes like muting candidate's mics by an “unnamed person”  —  Donald Trump and Joe Biden are scheduled to meet again on Thursday for the second and presumably last debate …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
The news media is biased in Trump's favor because the only way to cover his lies and misconduct is to create a different, lower standard than other presidents  —  Going into his NBC town hall, President Trump decided, for some reason, that his thematic message would be his unfair treatment …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
ViacomCBS promotes Pluto TV CEO Tom Ryan to president and CEO of ViacomCBS Streaming, overseeing the future Paramount+ and Pluto TV  —  ViacomCBS has restructured its streaming operations with a global lens: Tom Ryan, currently CEO of Pluto TV, will assume the role of president and CEO …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Survey: Republicans who most trust Fox News as a TV news source are far more likely to approve of Trump compared to those who don't  —  From the outset of his presidency — or, really, his 2016 campaign — President Trump's approach to politics has been to get those who agree with him to agree with him more and more and more.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pandora has completed its acquisition of Stitcher and has now launched Stitcher's podcasts across all tiers of its service  —  SiriusXM today completed its previously announced $325 million acquisition of podcast platform Stitcher from E.W. Scripps, and has now launched Stitcher's podcasts …
David Plotz:
Ex-Atlas Obscura CEO David Plotz is launching City Cast, a national network of daily local podcasts, this winter; Graham Holdings owns the for-profit outlet  —  Our worlds have shrunk in the pandemic.  I used to spend hours every week Amtraking up and down the East Coast.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
WarnerMedia debuts WarnerMedia Ride, a free video service for smartphones and tablets connected to in-car WiFi via AT&T's unlimited data connected-car plans  —  Are we there yet?  —  WarnerMedia is bringing its premium video programming to bored kids and other road-weary passengers …
Laura Wagner / VICE:
The New Yorker suspends reporter Jeffrey Toobin, sources say after he masturbated during a Zoom call; Toobin says he did not realize his video was on  —  The call was an election simulation featuring New Yorker all-stars.  Toobin apologized for the “embarrassingly stupid mistake.”  —  Laura Wagner
@sacbeeguild:
In a letter, Sacramento Bee News Guild asks McClatchy's new CEO to reconsider a proposal to tie journalists' annual performance reviews and raises to page views  —  We have alarming news. The owner of The Sacramento Bee is trying to tie journalists' pay to the number of clicks their stories get. We're urging the company to reconsider. Here's our letter to McClatchy's new CEO about how this could hurt our community. #NoPayForClicks 1/9 https://twitter.com/...
 
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram adds a new way for creators to make money by rolling out premium badges for fans on Instagram Live
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Subscription podcast company Quake launches today for $4.99/month, with $2.5M in seed funding and shows hosted by Laura Ingraham, Soledad O'Brien, and others
Discussion: @sarthakgh
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Kerry Flynn / CNN:
About 205 staffers at pubs owned by Bustle Digital Group, which includes Bustle, Romper, and Mic, announce plans to form a union with WGAE
Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
Channing Dungey, most recently VP of original series at Netflix, will succeed Peter Roth as chairperson of Warner Bros. Television Group
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
Sources: NY Post's article about Hunter Biden was written mostly by Bruce Golding, who did not allow his byline to be used amid doubts in the tabloid's newsroom
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A look at a pay-for-play network of ~1,300 sites and some papers that fills a local news void in the US with propaganda ordered by GOP and corporate PR groups