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11:25 AM ET, June 1, 2021


 Top News: 
Joshua Robinson / Wall Street Journal:
Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open after being fined $15K for not speaking to media, saying the interactions cause huge anxiety, impacting mental health  —  The world no. 2 had chosen not to face the media in Paris, citing mental health  —  Women's tennis world No. 2 Naomi Osaka withdrew …
Jonathan Liew / The Guardian:
The post-match press conference has lost its meaning, as young athletes are expected to answer intimate questions in a cynical and often predatory environment  —  Young athletes are expected to answer the most intimate questions in a cynical and often predatory environment
David Goldman / CNN:
AP explains its reasoning for firing Emily Wilder, claiming she had a pro-Palestinian bias in her tweets, and denies that AP was pressured by a Republican group  —  New York (CNN Business)The Associated Press' managing editor is speaking out after a firestorm that followed the ousting of former AP journalist Emily Wilder.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Twitter launches Tomorrow, a weather news service, which includes newsletters, ticketed audio sessions, Q&As, and is led by climate journalist Eric Holthaus  —  Twitter is partnering with veteran climate journalist and meteorologist Eric Holthaus to launch a local weather news service …
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Thanks to a recent shift in how many Americans view their past, Atlas Obscura is reviewing thousands of its stories about places to add perspectives and context  —  Atlas Obscura has reviewed how it tells its stories about curious places in light of last year's shift in how Americans view their past.
Victor Luckerson / New Yorker:
Profiles of Mary Parrish and Eddie Faye Gates, who preserved the story of the Tulsa race massacre, after the attack destroyed Tulsa's two Black-owned newspapers  —  Two pioneering Black writers have not received the recognition they deserve for chronicling one of the country's gravest crimes.
Patrick Frater / Variety:
CJ ENM, the Korean company behind the film Parasite, says it will spend $4.4B on content over the next five years as it seeks to “compete with global platforms”  —  CJ ENM, the Korean corporation behind Oscar-winning film “Parasite,” and the “Snowpiercer” TV series …
Discussion: Deadline
Arit John / Los Angeles Times:
A look at TikTok's incubator program for Black creatives, which ran from Feb. to May; over 5,000 people applied for the 100 spots, 3,000 just in the first day  —  At first, Kirby Dockery found the thought of joining TikTok overwhelming.  There were so many questions: “How do I record?
Naman Ramachandran / Variety:
AMC is raising $230.5M and is in discussions with landlords of theaters formerly operated by Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres  —  Leading cinema chain AMC is raising $230.5 million to purchase additional cinema leases and grow the consumer appeal of its existing properties.
Discussion: The Wrap and Boxoffice
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: CNN has struck deals with many of its anchors that will include work for CNN+, has considered putting ads on it, and won't stream prime-time shows  —  Service, known informally as CNN+, to feature new shows from anchors including Don Lemon and Anderson Cooper
Discussion: Reuters, and @wsj
Asif Shahzad / Reuters:
Prominent Pakistani talk show host Hamid Mir has been suspended from his show following comments he made criticizing the military's role in media censorship  —  Prominent Pakistani political TV talk-show host Hamid Mir was suspended from his regular program on Monday, his media group Geo News network said …
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Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
Book by WSJ reporter Mike Bender alleges Sean Hannity helped create a Trump 2020 campaign ad that aired only during his show on Fox News
Zoe Samios / Sydney Morning Herald:
Nine Entertainment has signed multiyear deals to supply news content to Google and Facebook, expects its publishing division to grow AUD$30M+ this fiscal year
John Drescher / The Assembly:
UNC top donor Walter Hussman Jr. warned against hiring Nikole Hannah-Jones in emails to its top leadership, arguing that “she is trying to push an agenda”
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