Check out Mini-Mediagazer for simple mobiles or Mediagazer Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:10 PM ET, November 19, 2020


 Top News: 
Wall Street Journal:
BuzzFeed has agreed to acquire Verizon Media's HuffPost in a stock deal, as part of a larger agreement to syndicate content on each others' platforms  —  New-media companies have been exploring mergers as they try to jumpstart growth  —  BuzzFeed Inc. has agreed to acquire Verizon Media's HuffPost …
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
Wonder Woman 1984, originally to be released in June, will simultaneously be released on Dec. 25 in US theaters and on HBO Max, with no added fee on HBO Max  —  One of 2020's last big movies will also be streamed  —  One of 2020's last big blockbusters, Wonder Woman 1984 …
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
Linda Pizzuti Henry named CEO of Boston Globe Media Partners, the parent company of The Boston Globe, STAT News, and that she owns with her husband  —  She takes the reins at a time of rising tensions between management and the paper's union.  —  Linda Pizzuti Henry on Wednesday became …
Adrianne Jeffries / The Markup:
Google says it will end preferential search rankings for AMP pages in the spring, but remains “fully committed” to the technology  —  Targeting Trump Fans, QAnon Ad Slips Through Facebook's Filters  —  How Private Is My Pay App?
Nate Rogers / Stereogum:
How a Spotify change in user preferences, setting autoplay to “on” by default, may have helped obscure songs become fan favorites, with algorithmic help  —  SOUNDING BOARD  —  A couple years ago, Stephen Malkmus walked into a shop and didn't recognize himself.
Jill Goldsmith / Deadline:
Source: ViacomCBS has cut around 100 jobs in latest round of layoffs as part of a streamlining and cost-cutting push due to the merger  —  ViacomCBS has been hit with another round of job cuts as layoffs and restructuring continue across big media and entertainment companies.
Noam Scheiber / New York Times:
An influx of celebrities as podcast contractors at The Ringer raises concerns among staff; some say Bill Simmons has shown signs of trying to weaken their union  —  The influx of star podcasters looms over a dispute between the union and managers at the Spotify-owned digital media company founded by Bill Simmons.
Ben Mullin / @benmullin:
Vox Media will pay all employees, including temporary ones, a $1,000 end-of-year gift and restore merit and promotion increase budgets in 2021  —  News: Vox Media employees are getting a $1,000 end-of-year gift:
Discussion: @karenyhan and @rebekahentralgo
Jay Peters / The Verge:
T-Mobile to shut down TVision Home, its $90/month IPTV cable service, on December 30, following the November 1 debut of its live TV streaming service, TVision  —  TVision Home won't work after December 30th at 3AM ET  —  T-Mobile is shutting down TVision Home, its IPTV cable service …
Discussion: Variety and Digital TV Europe
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Mediagazer at 4:10 PM ET, November 19, 2020.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
Mediagazer: site main
Mediagazer River: reverse chronological Mediagazer
Mediagazer Mobile: for phones
Mediagazer Leaderboard: Mediagazer's top sources
Mediagazer RSS feed
Mediagazer on Twitter
 More News: 
Dade Hayes / Deadline:
AMC Networks announces it is laying off nearly 100 people, affecting 10% of US staffers, in a restructuring to streamline linear TV operations with streaming
Discussion: The Wrap and Variety
 Earlier Picks: 
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Apple lowering its subscription revenue cut for those making under $1M/year in App Store will boost some news publishers' revenue; more details coming in Dec.
Media coverage of COVID-19 hasn't fallen despite a drop in reader interest, which sociologists ascribe to the coverage becoming too redundant and often alarmist