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5:50 PM ET, December 10, 2020

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Julia Alexander / The Verge:
As of December 2, Disney had 137.1M direct-to-consumers subscribers, with Disney+ having 86.8M subscribers, Hulu 38.8M, and 11.5M for ESPN+  —  Giving Disney confidence to pursue more streaming  —  Disney Plus has amassed more than 86 million subscribers since launching in November 2019, CEO Bob Chapek announced.
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Julia Alexander / The Verge:
Disney unveils Star, its answer to Hulu for international Disney+ subscribers, rolling out in some EU countries, Canada, and New Zealand on Feb. 23  —  It will sit right inside Disney Plus  —  Star, Disney's international answer to Hulu, will roll out in certain European countries, Canada …
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Disney introduces a new bundle, offering Disney+, ESPN+, and ad-free Hulu for $18.99 a month
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Reuters:
TV journalist Malalai Maiwand was killed in Afghanistan, the tenth journalist to be killed in the country this year  —  JALALABAD/KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen shot and killed a female television journalist, who was also a women's rights activist, in Afghanistan on Thursday …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
The Correspondent, De Correspondent's English-language site, is shutting down at the end of the year  —  After a splashy $2.6 million crowdfunding campaign (one that cost $1.8 million to run) to launch a New York-based site — which, it gradually became clear, would actually …
Center for Community Media:
NYC city agencies placed $9.9M in advertising in 220+ community media outlets this year, amounting to ~84% of their total print and digital ad buys  —  On May 22, 2019, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, mandating that city government agencies spend at least 50 percent …
EU DisinfoLab:
Investigation finds a 15-year operation with 750+ fake media outlets in 119 countries, producing content to serve Indian interests and undermine Pakistan  —  Following a preliminary investigation published in 2019, the EU DisinfoLab uncovered a massive operation targeting international institutions and serving Indian interests.
Jack Morse / Mashable:
Pew: 42% of US adults aren't sure if Facebook does its own reporting; 66% aren't sure whether Apple News does, and 57% are uncertain about Google News  —  No, Facebook does not do its own original news reporting.  —  Social media is increasingly a primary source of news for U.S. adults.
BuzzFeed News:
Facebook insiders say it is prioritizing revenue over user safety by its lax approach to stopping scammers, hackers, and disinfo peddlers from buying ads  —  Facebook is on track for record ad revenue this year.  That's partly due to its lax approach to stopping scammers, hackers …
Kelsey Sutton / Adweek:
NBCU opens up ad inventory on Peacock, YouTube, and Apple News to local advertisers, and moves its hub for local advertisers under the One Platform umbrella  —  Regional advertising product Spot On folded into One Platform  —  NBCUniversal is for the first time allowing local …
Brick House / The Brick House Cooperative:
The Brick House, an ad-free cooperative of nine publications including Popula, which runs on donations and subscriptions only, has gone live  —  Welcome to The Brick House, which launches today.  You'll see a lot of changes over the week as we continue to debut our new sites, test and tinker.
Kathryn Lundstrom / Adweek:
Meredith promotes Alysia Borsa to president of Meredith Digital and Amanda Dameron to chief digital content officer, a newly created role  —  The media org announced a new National Media Group president last week  —  Iowa-based media conglomerate Meredith is building up executive leadership …
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Emma Gilchrist / The Narwhal:
Press Forward, an association representing Canada's independent media, launches to advocate for independent media plus innovation and diversity in newsrooms
Nathan Grayson / Kotaku:
A measure that could be included in Congress' must-pass spending bill would turn unauthorized streaming of copyrighted material from a misdemeanor into a felony
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D. M. Moore / Polygon:
AT&T has agreed to sell Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll to Sony's Funimation Global Group for $1.18B
Kellen Browning / New York Times:
Twitch unveils new guidelines to crack down on hateful conduct and sexual harassment, which take effect in January, following a yearlong review
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Nielsen: CNN averaged 1.73M viewers between Nov. 4 and Dec. 6, more than double a year ago, and the first time since Dec. 2001 that it beat Fox News for a month
YouTube Official Blog:
YouTube says it will remove any content published from today that alleges widespread fraud or errors changed the 2020 US Presidential election outcome
Wayne Friedman / MediaPost:
NBC Universal says Peacock, which launched in mid-April, now has 26M subscribers, up from 22M in October, and is seeing strong advertising demand