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10:25 AM ET, January 3, 2021

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Siva Vaidhyanathan / New Republic:
Criticism of Facebook must move beyond content moderation issues; the effort to invent and invest in public cultural institutions should be our focus instead  —  Every day, a Twitter account run by Kevin Roose, a technology reporter for The New York Times, posts a list of the top 10 sources …
Rachel Olding / The Daily Beast:
The 5 female anchors at NY1 who sued for age and gender discrimination say they have mutually agreed to leave the local news station after settling their suit  —  Five female anchors at NY1 said Thursday they have “mutually agreed” to leave the local news station after settling their age and gender discrimination lawsuit.
Jennifer Jenkins / Center for the Study of the Public Domain:
Books, movies, and songs published in 1925 enter the public domain as their copyrights expire; works include F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby  —  On January 1, 2021, copyrighted works from 1925 will enter the US public domain,1 where they will be free for all to use and build upon.
Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter:
Comscore: North American box office fell 80% YoY in 2020 to $2.3B, behind China for the first time ever, which was down 70% YoY to an estimated $2.7B in sales  —  For the first time ever, China supplanted North America as the world's top moviegoing market.  Yet no country was spared …
New York Times:
Small movies like Moonlight, which depend on theaters to find their audiences, are unlikely to have the same success as film releases move to streaming services  —  We streamed, we watched, we worried.  We also wondered what the catastrophe called 2020 will mean for movies.
Graham Vyse / Voice of America:
Profile of Forbidden Stories, a journalism collective which aims to continue the work of investigative journalists who have been threatened, jailed, or killed  —  WASHINGTON - Eight years ago, investigative journalist Regina Martínez was found beaten and strangled to death in her home in Veracruz, Mexico.
James Dobbins / New York Times:
A look at The 830 Times, a 16-page, ad-supported weekly tabloid launched in Del Rio, Texas in November by a PR veteran after the city's last paper shut down  —  People in Del Rio, Texas, complain that nothing ever happens there.  Those are fighting words for the publisher of The 830 Times …
Rusty Foster / Today in Tabs:
Today in Tabs, a popular media newsletter that closed in 2016, relaunches on Substack  —  Gather Ye Round, And Hear a Tale of Long Ago  —  One day in 2013, underemployed and wasting time on Twitter, I tweeted “Today in Tabs,” and Caitlin Kelly replied:  —  Caitlin Kelly @caitlin__kelly
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
How the op-ed page became the outrage-generating machine of 2020, 50 years after the New York Times introduced the format  —  Joseph Epstein says he has a lot of hate mail but no regrets.  —  A few weeks ago, the veteran writer and former university lecturer dashed off a few hundred words …
David Folkenflik / NPR:
Boards of RFE/RL and Radio Free Asia and their chairman Michael Pack have added binding contractual agreements that they can't be removed for the next two years  —  Michael Pack's stormy tenure over the federal agency that oversees government-funded broadcasters abroad — including Voice of America — appears to be coming to a close.
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Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Letter signed by leaders of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's news division and editorial board says Michael Pack appointed a board of “inexperienced” partisans
Frank Pallotta / CNN:
Inside Universal's decision to debut Trolls World Tour online on the same day it opened in theaters, which may have changed the movie business forever  —  Delaying a Fast & Furious movie is no easy feat.  —  For starters, it involves finding a new release date for a film with a $250 million production budget.
Discussion: @frankpallotta
 
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