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8:30 PM ET, October 30, 2020


 Top News: 
Robert McMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter allows NY Post's account to tweet again, updating its practice of “not retroactively overturning prior enforcement”  —  Social-media company reverses policy that previously required newspaper to delete old tweets before being able to tweet again
Peter Sterne / New York Magazine:
Greenwald's break with The Intercept was inevitable: he planned to leave, viewed editing as censorship, and Substack may be able to match his six-figure salary  —  On Thursday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald denounced The Intercept, the news outlet he co-founded six years ago, and announced his immediate resignation.
Glenn Greenwald / Greenwald:
Glenn Greenwald quits The Intercept, saying its editors refused to publish a post unless he removed parts critical of Biden; he will now publish on Substack  —  The same trends of repression, censorship and ideological homogeneity plaguing the national press generally have engulfed …
Glenn Greenwald / Greenwald:
Glenn Greenwald publishes his email exchange with Intercept editors about his Biden story, which he says precipitated his resignation
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Tim Davie says that BBC journalists can attend Pride marches, if they aren't seen as taking a stand on “politicized issues”, though what that means is unclear  —  Non-politicised participation allowed, Tim Davie says, as newsrooms call for clarity on new impartiality rules
BBC issues social media guidelines prohibiting staff from criticizing colleagues, “virtue signaling”, and expressing personal opinions on public policy, more
David Bauder / Associated Press:
How news outlets are preparing for election night, with plans for extended live coverage and transparency about what's known and what isn't  —  NEW YORK (AP) — This coming weekend, CNN's Sam Feist will distribute to his staff copies of the testimony news executives gave to Congress …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Fact-checking finds more problems with The Atlantic story on niche sports by Ruth S. Barrett, who had a scandal-ridden record when using the byline Ruth Shalit  —  Over a couple of paragraphs in a recent story on niche sports and college athletics, Ruth S. Barrett writes of two injuries sustained …
Jason Gurwin / The Streamable:
YouTube TV says it is dropping NESN, the sports network for the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins, on Saturday; NESN will only stream on fuboTV and AT&T TV NOW  —  Just a few weeks after losing Fox Sports RSNs, YouTube TV will be dropping NESN, the regional sports network coving the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins.
Angel Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
LA Times launches Latinx Files, a free weekly newsletter to highlight issues facing the Latinx community as part of its effort to cover underrepresented stories  —  You've probably seen the numbers: Nearly half of Los Angeles County, nearly 40% of California and nearly a fifth of the United States is Latino.
Pew Research Center:
Among six public US newspaper companies, ad revenue fell by a median 42% YoY in Q2; circulation revenue fell by 8% YoY; labor expenses in four fell a median 20%  —  The financial state of the U.S. news media in the second quarter of 2020 … The coronavirus outbreak has had a major impact …
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
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