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4:35 PM ET, December 3, 2021


 Top News: 
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
White supremacists urge supporters to use Twitter's updated Private Information Policy against journalists and activists who identify them in photos of rallies  —  Researchers fear the new ban on posts sharing people's private information will be ‘emboldening to the fascists’ eager to keep their identities concealed.
Mathew Ingram / Columbia Journalism Review:
Journalists and activists worry Twitter's new privacy policy will be weaponized and make their jobs harder, due to vague terms like “the public interest”  —  On Tuesday, Twitter said it is expanding its privacy policy to include what the company calls “private media.”
New York Times:
BuzzFeed will go public via a merger with 890 5th Avenue Partners, raising $16M from the SPAC and $150M via debt and acquiring Complex Networks for $300M  —  Shareholders in BuzzFeed, the digital media pioneer known for its listicles, quizzes and a news division that won its first Pulitzer Prize this year …
Shawn McCreesh / New York Magazine:
BuzzFeed News' union holds a walkout after two years of contract negotiations, as shareholders approve a plan to take the company public via a SPAC
Sui-Lee Wee / New York Times:
A Philippine court lets Maria Ressa travel to Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Prize after the government blocked her; she still needs two more courts to approve  —  The decision came after days of growing international pressure on the government to allow the journalist to attend the ceremony in Norway.
Univision launches Noticias Univision 24/7, the first news streaming channel on its streaming service PrendeTV  —  Noticias Univision 24/7 is Now Reporting Live on PrendeTV  —  Over 100 Univision Newsroom Jobs Announced in October Have Been Filled Throughout the U.S.
Isaac McIntyre / Dexerto:
YouTube suspends streamer Ludwig Ahgren days after his publicized move from Twitch; Ahgren blames DMCA notices for listening to Baby Shark while streaming  —  The 26-year-old has been the talk of the streaming world these past few days, after he signed an exclusive streaming deal with Twitch arch-rivals YouTube.
Lachlan Cartwright / The Daily Beast:
Martin Clarke, DMG Media publisher and CEO/EIC of MailOnline and, is leaving at the end of February 2022 after 12 years  —  “I wanted to pursue new challenges,” the MailOnline boss wrote in announcing his exit from the digital tabloid.  —  MailOnline's publisher …
Shraddha Chakradhar / Nieman Lab:
Inaugural diversity survey of 209 Canadian newsrooms finds nearly 80% have no Black or Indigenous staff; 52.7% of staff identify as women and 74.9% as white  —  Almost half of all newsrooms in Canada have only white people on staff, and nearly 80% of all newsrooms don't have any Black or Indigenous journalists on staff.
Columbia Journalism Review:
A proposal to protect democracy by safeguarding local journalism: provide ~$34B in federal funds to nonprofit news outlets, allocated based on local votes  —  Readers of the Columbia Journalism Review are well aware of the importance of local news media; they have been the foundation …
Austin Huguelet / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Lee Enterprises says Alden's notice to nominate three board candidates is invalid and that the deadline for 2022 board nominations has since passed  —  ST. LOUIS — The owner of the Post-Dispatch on Friday rejected a prospective buyer's attempt to nominate three new board members next year, citing procedural flaws in its filing.
Adweek names former TuneIn CEO Juliette Morris as its new CEO, starting in January  —  The former TuneIn chief exec has deep roots in marketing, TV and tech
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Lukas I. Alpert / MarketWatch:
US prosecutors charge two men with running a music royalty scam, collecting $20M+ from YouTube, by falsely claiming rights to 50,000 Spanish language songs
Jack Suntrup / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Emails: Missouri officials planned to thank the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for finding a data vulnerability before they threatened a reporter, calling him a hacker
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Associated Press:
Ogden Newspapers acquires Swift Communications' local newspapers in the US West; the deal is set to close on December 31
Carlos Greer / New York Post:
Ex-Shape staffers say they worked 375 unpaid overtime hours on the new Sweet July magazine, were laid off, and then asked to return as temps for the next issue