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6:00 PM ET, April 9, 2021

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Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Nielsen says the pandemic shrunk the size of its TV consumer panel, but it defends its viewership data and says streaming's rise doesn't offset linear TV's fall  —  The media industry's go-to authority for measuring audiences acknowledged on Friday that the recent coronavirus pandemic bent its yardstick …
Dylan Byers / NBC News:
Sources: Kimberly Godwin, executive vice president of CBS News, is in final negotiations with Disney to become head of ABC News  —  Disney has found the next president of ABC News.  —  Kimberly Godwin, the executive vice president of CBS News, is in the final stages of negotiations with Disney …
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Print circulations of WSJ and USA Today fell 19% and 60% respectively from Q1 2020 to Q2/Q3 as hotels closed, accounting for the majority of the decline  —  USA Today lost more than half of its print sales as US newspaper circulations were hit by the Covid-19 crisis last year, Press Gazette research has found.
Kathimerini:
Greek veteran crime reporter Giorgos Karaivaz was shot and killed near Athens in what appears to have been a planned ambush  —  A television reporter was gunned down outside his home in the southern Athens suburb of Alimos on Friday.  —  According to preliminary reports, Giorgos Karaivaz …
The Markup:
YouTube blocks advertisers from using terms like “Black lives matter” to find videos to advertise against but was letting them use phrases like “White power”  —  “Black power” and “Black Lives Matter” can't be used to find videos for ads, but “White power” and “White lives matter” were just fine
Richard J. Tofel / Second Rough Draft:
The potential rescuers of individual Tribune newspapers should stop printing the papers and go all digital, right away, to cut major costs of standalone outlets  —  Welcome to Second Rough Draft, a newsletter about journalism in our time, how it (especially its business) is evolving, and the challenges it faces.
Brian Stelter / CNN:
Johnny Diaz / New York Times:
A look at Telemundo's Club Mundo Kids, a new Spanish-language show for kids that comes amid a wider push to reach Latino audiences  —  “Club Mundo Kids,” a new TV series debuting on April 10, is the latest result of a push for programming that uses Spanish to reach Latino audiences.
Peter White / Deadline:
A feature documentary about examining the evolution of American journalism from Dan Rather's perspective is in the works  —  EXCLUSIVE: A feature documentary about legendary media figure Dan Rather is in the works.  —  Original Productions, the Fremantle-owned producer of shows such as Deadliest Catch …
Discussion: @wavelengthprods and C21Media
Timothy Garton Ash / The Guardian:
A look at the erosion of press freedom in Poland with independent media losing public sector advertising, a proposal that targets foreign media owners, and more  —  A planned ‘coronavirus tax’ on revenues and attacks on foreign-owned media threaten to cut away democracy piece by piece
Jeff Horwitz / Wall Street Journal:
Study: Facebook algorithms disproportionately show certain types of job ads to men and women, reflecting the concentration of that gender in a position or field  —  Researchers found the platform's algorithms promoted roles to certain users; company pledges to continue work in removing bias from recommendations
Sahil Patel / Wall Street Journal:
Community, which lets public figures, media outlets, and brands text with fans, raises $40M from Salesforce Ventures, bringing its total raised to $90M  —  The platform for brands and celebrities seeks to expand to more large marketers and small businesses  —  Community.com Inc. …
 
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Thomas Wilde / GeekWire:
Report: March was Twitch's biggest month to date, with 2B+ hours watched, helped by “sleep streaming,” where popular streamers film themselves while sleeping
Jack Crosbie / Discourse Blog:
Insider may be a pandemic success story, but a transcript from an all-hands meeting and recent tweets show tone-deaf leadership by global EIC Nicholas Carlson
Kayleigh Barber / Digiday:
Bustle Digital Group is launching an integrated shopping feature, allowing readers to buy products mentioned in an article without leaving the page
Discussion: Adweek
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Saniya More / The Block:
An auction for an NFT based on a Forbes cover sold for $333,333; proceeds go to the Committee to Protect Journalists and International Women's Media Foundation
Alex Weprin / Hollywood Reporter:
Sean Combs, Byron Allen, and others call on companies to spend more ad money on Black-owned media after GM said it would increase spending from 2% to 8% by 2025
Nicole Sperling / New York Times:
Sony Pictures Entertainment signs four-year deal with Netflix to grant exclusive US rights to its films once out of theaters and make 2-3 films/year for Netflix
Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Publicis Groupe signs on to Trade Desk's cookie alternative, Unified ID; the deal also creates a self-service ad market for Publicis's Epsilon marketing unit
Mark Stenberg / Adweek:
Defector Media creates harassment protection policy including coverage from DeleteMe, a proxy to manage a targeted employee's accounts, safe lodging if doxxed