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8:55 AM ET, December 11, 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.
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
Disney will raise the cost of Disney+ to $7.99 per month, up from $6.99, in the US starting in March 2021, as the company heavily invests in content offerings  —  The service's first price hike  —  Disney Plus is following Netflix and introducing a $1 price hike for subscribers in the United States, raising it to $7.99 a month.
Bloomberg:
Chinese authorities detained Bloomberg News staff member Haze Fan, a Chinese citizen, on Monday on suspicion of endangering national security  —  Chinese authorities have detained Haze Fan, who works for the Bloomberg News bureau in Beijing, on suspicion of endangering national security.
Mehul Srivastava / Financial Times:
Al Jazeera's Ghada Oueiss sues Saudi prince, UAE leader, and others, alleging her phone was hacked and photos leaked to stifle her reporting on Saudi Arabia  —  Ghada Oueiss alleges she was targeted in attempt to silence her and other critics of Saudi government
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 …
Max Willens / Digiday:
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Mike Corder / Associated Press:
IFJ says 42 journalists and media workers were killed in 2020 globally while doing their jobs; at least 235 are in prison in cases related to their work  —  THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Forty-two journalists and media workers have been killed while doing their jobs this year …
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Reuters:
TV journalist Malalai Maiwand was killed in Afghanistan, the tenth journalist to be killed in the country this year
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 …
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 …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Brave introduces Brave Today, a news reader designed around privacy, powered by Brave's new CDN which delivers feeds anonymously to users  —  By design, Brave Today doesn't let the company or third parties build user profiles.  —  Brave Software, maker of the Brave Web browser …
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.
 
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The Brick House, an ad-free cooperative of nine publications including Popula, which runs on donations and subscriptions only, has gone live
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
D. M. Moore / Polygon:
AT&T has agreed to sell Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll to Sony's Funimation Global Group for $1.18B