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12:15 PM ET, October 14, 2021

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Andrew Bucholtz / Awful Announcing:
ESPN's Adam Schefter says he was wrong to send a full story draft about an NFL labor lockout in 2011 to Bruce Allen, a top executive of Washington Football Team  —  The latest big story out of the Washington Football Team emails the NFL obtained via investigation (but still has not fully released) …
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Court docs: in 2011, ESPN's Adam Schefter referred to Washington Football Team exec Bruce Allen as “Mr. Editor” and sought feedback on an unpublished story  —  Several inflammatory emails by Jon Gruden were filed as exhibits in federal court by attorneys for Washington Football …
Matt Donnelly / Variety:
Ted Sarandos' memo to all Netflix staff on Chappelle's show: “We have a strong belief that content on screen doesn't directly translate to real-world harm”  —  Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos sent a lengthy missive to the entire company following the mounting controversy around a new original special from comic Dave Chappelle.
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Zoe Schiffer / The Verge:
Netflix reinstates a trans employee and two others suspended for crashing a top executive meeting; trans staffers still plan to walk out on October 20
McKay Coppins / The Atlantic:
Alden's treatment of outlets is utterly predatory; rivals like Stewart Bainum's all-digital Baltimore Banner, to launch next year, could provide an alternative  —  the tribune tower rises above the streets of downtown Chicago in a majestic snarl of Gothic spires and flying buttresses that were designed to exude power and prestige.
Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft is shutting down the Chinese version of LinkedIn and replacing it with a job board stripped of social media features or news  —  LinkedIn cites challenging operating environment, as retreat marks the biggest departure from China by a major tech company in years
Marc Tracy / New York Times:
Nicholas Kristof is leaving the NYT after 37 years, according to an email to staff, and has formed a PAC ahead of a potential run for Oregon governor  —  Mr. Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, is weighing a run for governor of Oregon, the state where he grew up.
Elizabeth Culliford / Reuters:
Facebook says it now counts activists and journalists as “involuntary” public figures, increasing protections for them against targeted harassment and bullying  —  Facebook Inc(FB.O) will now count activists and journalists as “involuntary” public figures and so increase protections …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Twitter begins testing ads in replies on Android and iOS globally, placed after the first, third, or eighth reply to a tweet  —  Just kidding, it's a bad place  —  I don't know about you, but I sometimes feel like Twitter is overloaded with ads in my feed.
Matt Donnelly / Variety:
LeBron James' SpringHill sells a minority stake to a consortium of investors, including Nike and Epic Games, bringing its valuation to $725M  —  As Variety reported last month, the investors include RedBird Capital Partners, Fenway Sports Group and Nike.  Also included in a Thursday announcement …
Kenneth Li / Reuters:
Thomson Reuters launches a $100M fund to invest in early stage companies that serve business audiences in news media, law, tax and accounting  —  Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI.TO) is launching a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in early stage companies that serve professional audiences in the legal …
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