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1:35 PM ET, November 13, 2020


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Vox cofounder Matthew Yglesias is leaving the outlet after more than six years and launching a Substack newsletter, Slow Boring  —  Hey folks, some personal news. Co-founding @voxdotcom with @ezraklein & @MelissaBell has been one of the great adventures of my life but after 6+ years on the job I've decided it's time for me to move on to something new that I'm really excited about.
About 500 Gannett employees, at least 200 of them journalists, are taking buyout offers; the company employs about 5,000 journalists  —  The offer was first put out in October  —  In October, Gannett offered a round of voluntary buyouts to all its employees.
Kevin Freking / Associated Press:
Kayleigh McEnany is serving both as White House press secretary and as a Trump campaign adviser, raising questions about whether she's violating the Hatch Act  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House press secretary who refers questions to the White House?  —  Kayleigh McEnany is wearing two hats …
Stephanie Sengwe / The Streamable:
Disney says Disney+ had 73M+ paid subscribers at the end of September, up from 57.5M at end of June and 60.5M in early August  —  Disney+ reported today that they have now reached 73.7 million subscribers at the end of September.  This is a 16.2 million climb from last quarter …
Disney reports a loss of $710M on $14.71B in revenue, slightly beating revenue estimates of $14.2B; stock up 5%+ after hours
Katherine Rosman / New York Times:
A look at Abby Phillip's career in journalism, from Politico to CNN, as her star rises following her anchoring of CNN's election week coverage  —  In an election dominated by fast-talking policy dudes, her deliberate commentary and context stood out.  —  “Black women did that,” said Abby Phillip, a CNN political correspondent.
New York Magazine:
New York magazine has hired Sukjong Hong as the editor of the recently relaunched Curbed  —  New York editor-in-chief David Haskell, Strategist editor Alexis Swerdloff, and Vulture editor Neil Janowitz today announced new hires at the magazine as well as its real-estate and urbanism site Curbed …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
YouTube defends choice to leave up election misinformation videos, saying such videos are “not being surfaced or recommended in any prominent way”  —  The company says its most popular videos are from ‘authoritative’ sources  —  YouTube is pushing back against claims its platform …
Maria Ressa will be replaced as Rappler's executive editor by Glenda M. Gloria as she goes on sabbatical to play a more active role in fighting disinformation  —  As it turns a decade old next year, Rappler is setting the stage for its next-generation managers who will steer the company through …
Max Willens / Digiday:
Publishers of local news are tightening up paywalls and increasing promotion of subscription offers, sometimes offering shorter, more affordable deals  —  Publishers have gotten a lot pushier about marketing their news subscriptions lately.  —  With many of their ad businesses still shaky …
Discussion: The Fix
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Discovery and, sources say, NBCU and ViacomCBS have conveyed objections to T-Mobile about its TVision bundles while WarnerMedia is looking into the issue  —  And now the wireless carrier is being forced to rethink the pricing and packaging strategy of its low-cost TVision streaming play.
Discussion: @attnews
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Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
Fox News has parted ways with contributor John Solomon, the pro-Trump columnist formerly of The Hill, who helped fuel Rudy Giuliani's Ukraine work against Biden
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