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1:25 PM ET, September 16, 2021

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News UK:
Piers Morgan is joining News Corp and Fox News, where he will have a TV show in early 2022, and will also be a columnist at The Sun and the New York Post  —  - New global TV show will air on weeknights in the UK, USA and Australia;  — Morgan will publish two weekly columns online for the New York Post and The Sun;
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News UK:
News UK announces the launch of talkTV, a linear and OTT channel featuring news, opinion, and sports shows, in early 2022  —  News UK is to launch a new channel, talkTV, in early 2022.  —  The channel will be streamed live and made widely available on all platforms including linear TV …
Sarah McBride / Bloomberg:
Music-annotating startup Genius sells its assets to MediaLab for $80M; MediaLab says it will cut some jobs in original content production teams  —  The sale price is less than the total funding raised.  —  Music-annotating startup Genius Media Group Inc., a site that drew attention in part …
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Whatnot, a livestreaming service for buying and selling collectibles, raises $150M Series C at a $1.5B valuation, its third fundraising round in 2021  —  Whatnot, a live streaming shopping platform for collectors to buy and sell things like rare Pokémon cards and Funko Pops …
Mark Scott / Politico:
A look at EU Reporter, which portrays itself as an independent media organization while regularly failing to add disclosures to paid-for content  —  Brussels news outlet EU Reporter's blend of corporate press releases, original news and paid-for content makes it impossible for readers to determine who's behind the coverage.
Jay Willis / Balls and Strikes:
The SCOTUS press corps, dominated by older white men, has actively denied the court's shift to the right, clearly shown by extremist shadow docket decisions  —  The conservative takeover of the Court is putting traditional legal media to the test.  The results are not encouraging.
Matthew Keys / FierceVideo:
Next month, Fox News will formally launch Fox Weather, a free streaming weather network with a website and mobile apps; Sharri Berg will serve as president  —  Fox Corporation is hoping to replicate its success in the fields of general entertainment, news and sports with the launch of a new …
Discussion: @matthewkeyslive, Thanks:@matthewkeyslive
Andrew Hutchinson / Social Media Today:
YouTube launches its first podcast, The Upload, which will feature interviews with YouTube stars on how they created their businesses  —  As all social platforms look to implement more ways to enable creators to monetize their on-platform efforts, with a view to keeping them posting to their apps more often …
Matt Donnelly / Variety:
Sources: LeBron James' SpringHill is in advanced talks for an investment from Fenway Sports Group, RedBird Capital, and Nike, valuing it around $650M-$700M  —  While the NBA legend and his longtime business partner Maverick Carter have expressly told potential suitors they are not looking …
Dan Froomkin / Press Watch:
Top newsrooms won't acknowledge the straight line from the Iraq War to January 6 riot because it would involve admitting decades of poor coverage of GOP's lies  —  (I'm relaunching Press Watch today after taking some time to deal with other things and think about the site's future.  Thanks for bearing with me.
 
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Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
A look at National Trust for Local News, which plans to sell local news bonds and build a $300M fund to help local news outlets
A.J. Katz / TVNewser:
E.W. Scripps will relaunch national news network Newsy on Oct. 1, broadcasting over the air and OTT and led by Kate O'Brian, formerly of ABC News and Al Jazeera
The New York Times Company:
NYT names a new interdepartmental team to help leadership build audience trust, working closely with the newsroom's Standards department
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Appeals court rejects Devin Nunes' defamation suit over a 2018 Esquire article, but says he may have been libeled when a reporter tweeted out the story in 2019
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Brian Welk / The Wrap:
National Association of Broadcasters cancels next month's convention in Las Vegas amid a COVID-19 surge and says it hopes to hold the next event in April 2022
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
In a memo, Fox Corp. says around 90% of its employees are vaccinated and it will soon introduce daily COVID-19 testing for those who are not vaccinated
Erin Overbey / @erinoverbey:
[Thread] New Yorker's archive editor compiles contributor and editor diversity numbers for the magazine: people of color and women are very poorly represented