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11:55 AM ET, June 16, 2022


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Laura Wagner / Defector:
The Athletic's founder said it would run independently, but the NYT has told staff not to express political beliefs, though what counts as political is vague  —  When The New York Times acquired The Athletic in January, the bosses who got rich from the deal roundly assured Athletic staffers that not much of anything would change.
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
Researchers say Big Tech's political ad bans are a charade and likely had minimal impact on curbing misinformation while hurting smaller advocacy groups  —  Say ExxonMobil wanted to run an ad on Twitter about how natural gas is actually totally climate-friendly.
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Sources: Rebecca Kutler, a CNN talent and development executive who was the head of programming for CNN+, is leaving the news outlet  —  Kutler had most recently been senior vice president and head of programming for CNN+, the much-promoted streaming video hub that was scuttled by CNN's …
Discussion: Adweek
David Folkenflik / NPR:
Seth Rich's parents say their trust in people has been shattered, after Fox News, Lou Dobbs, Sean Hannity, and more weaponized conspiracies about his death  —  The fatal shooting of a young Democratic Party aide named Seth Rich early in the morning of July 10, 2016, brought incalculable loss to his parents.
Kelsey Sutton / Marketing Brew:
How American Airlines and Delta run their in-flight “streaming services”, curate content, manage licensing, and help streamers attract future subscribers  —  Airlines are giving them a place to win over new viewers.  —  Ekrem Dimbiloglu spends his days helping decide what people watch …
Discussion: @kelseymsutton and @kerrymflynn
Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
A Turkish court jails 16 Kurdish journalists and media workers pending trial for allegedly spreading terrorist propaganda  —  A Turkish court imprisoned pending trial 16 Kurdish journalists and media workers who were arrested after being detained last week accused of spreading terrorist propaganda …
Chandelis Duster / CNN:
Activists and journalists unveil a street sign for Jamal Khashoggi Way, located outside of Washington's Saudi embassy, a month before Biden's Saudi Arabia visit  —  (CNN)A portion of a Washington, DC, street will memorialize murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
2022 Digital News Report: the number of people who say they avoid the news has increased in 46 countries since 2017, doubling in Brazil to 54% and the UK to 46%  —  The pandemic brought a bump in news consumption that now seems to be fading away, Oxford's Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism …
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FTC plans hearing on proposed ‘click to cancel’ subscription rule  —  The Federal Trade Commission will hold a hearing in January during which six organizations will explain their opposition to proposed “click to cancel” subscription rules.
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Reports: two suspects confess to killing and dismembering UK journalist Dom Phillips and his traveling partner, Bruno Pereira, after they went missing in Brazil
Nilesh Christopher / Rest of World:
A look at Watchdog, a Sri Lanka-based research collective that built a fact-checking app and uses open-source data to investigate the country's economic crisis
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Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Nielsen plans to update Nielsen One with data on how consumers react to ads, including making a purchase, opening a website, visiting a showroom, and more
Discussion: Adweek and Inside Radio
Miles Kruppa / Wall Street Journal:
Google says 1.5B+ people watch YouTube Shorts every month; TikTok had 1B+ MAUs in September 2021 and third parties estimated almost 1.6B MAUs in March 2022