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6:35 PM ET, June 8, 2022


 Top News: 
Charlotte Klein / Vanity Fair:
Marty Baron's failure to enact a new social media policy is presenting a major test for executive editor Sally Buzbee on her one year anniversary in the top job  —  A flurry of Twitter flare-ups and Slack spats involving Post journalists, along with a controversial suspension …
Corbin Bolies / The Daily Beast:
Memo: Washington Post Executive Editor Sally Buzbee reiterates “in the strongest of terms” rules banning harassment, discrimination, and attacks on colleagues
Martin Baccardax / TheStreet:
Roku's stock closes up 9.06% after a report says employees have been discussing a possible Netflix acquisition in recent weeks; Roku is down 56.31% in 2022  —  Reports suggest employee chatter at San Jose-based has been focused on a potential takeover bid from Netflix.
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: Apple strikes a unique deal for an F1 movie requiring a theatrical run of 30+ days, with the revenue shared equally between Apple and the filmmakers  —  The unique deal, which calls for a wide theatrical release with a meaningful window, will have the creative team paid three ways …
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Gannett is reducing daily editorial pages at its regional papers, focusing on community dialogue in the remaining opinion pages, citing poor readership and more  —  The 250-title chain will largely cut back opinion to a few days a week and refocus opinion on community dialogue.
Amanda Meade / The Guardian:
Australia's ABC plans to abolish 58 librarian and archivist jobs, making journalists research and archive their own stories, citing “extensive digitisation”  —  A further 17 contract positions will also be axed with many of the staff affected based in regional areas
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
At White House briefings between January 1 and May 9, 2022, Biden aides took 347 questions from Fox News, more than any other network, followed by ABC with 202  —  On Day 2 of the Biden administration, Fox News host Sean Hannity taunted White House press secretary Jen Psaki by hyping network White House correspondent Peter Doocy.
Ted Johnson / Deadline:
Unlike ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and MSNBC, Fox News will not carry Thursday's primetime January 6 Committee hearing, airing the proceedings on Fox Business instead
Etan Vlessing / The Hollywood Reporter:
Paramount's free, ad-supported streaming service Pluto TV will expand into Canada this fall in partnership with local broadcaster Corus Entertainment  —  Paramount Global's free, ad-supported streamer, led by Olivier Joliet, is headed north of the border to debut this fall in partnership with Corus Entertainment.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Alex MacCallum, interim chief of CNN Digital, is leaving on June 30, and Wendy Brundige will assume the role; CNN Digital CTO Robyn Peterson is also leaving  —  A second senior CNN executive who was deeply involved in the launch of the company's CNN+ streaming-video hub is set to leave the company.
Bron Maher / Press Gazette:
Kamal Ahmed, EIC of UK-based social media-first startup The News Movement, says it almost doubled editorial staff to 16 and expects to launch fully in the fall  —  The News Movement, the social media-first news start-up founded by Kamal Ahmed and Will Lewis, has almost doubled the size of its editorial staff to 16.
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Benjamin Mullin / New York Times:
NPR names Juana Summers, a political news veteran who worked for Mashable and The Associated Press, as co-host of All Things Considered starting June 27
Terrence McCoy / Washington Post:
A British freelance journalist and a companion have gone missing while traveling down Brazil's Itaquai River to conduct research for a forest conservation book
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