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11:55 PM ET, June 21, 2022

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Rolling Stone:
Filmmaker Alex Holder, who followed the Trump family for a documentary over the last six weeks of his 2020 campaign, gave the footage to the January 6 committee  —  Former administration and campaign officials tell Rolling Stone they had no idea a film crew had months of access to the former president and his family
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Meta agrees to alter its ad targeting and pay a $115,054 fine to settle a DOJ discrimination lawsuit for allegedly limiting which Facebook users saw housing ads  —  HUD had accused Meta's housing advertising system of discriminating against Facebook users based on their race, gender, religion and other characteristics.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
The CEO and COO of Pornhub's parent company MindGeek resign, after an investigative report on the site's years of hosting nonconsensual sexually explicit videos  —  MindGeek, the internet company best known for operating Pornhub, said that CEO Feras Antoon and COO David Tassillo have resigned.
Dan Froomkin / Washington Monthly:
Jeff Bezos should gift The Washington Post's Arc XP CMS to a mission-driven nonprofit entity that would open source it, as a public service to the news industry  —  When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post in 2013, he quickly became aware of a longtime problem hobbling …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Entertainment news outlet Ankler Media raised a $1.5M seed at a $20M valuation; CEO Janice Min says Ankler has 22K paid and free subscriptions and is profitable  —  Ankler Media, an entertainment news company, has raised a $1.5 million seed round at a $20 million valuation, its CEO and editor-in-chief Janice Min tells Axios.
Wikimedia Foundation:
Wikimedia Enterprise, a paid service for reusing and sourcing Wikimedia content in high volume, announces Google and the Internet Archive as its first clients  —  San Francisco, CA, USA ― Wikimedia Enterprise, a first-of-its-kind commercial product designed for companies that reuse …
Bloomberg:
A judge rules that a Dominion lawsuit against Fox News parent Fox Corp. can go on, as executives Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch may have acted with “actual malice”  —  Fox News's parent company can be sued by a voting-machine maker because Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch may have acted with …
Rob Hastings / The i Paper:
A profile of BBC Eastern Europe Correspondent Sarah Rainsford, who was kicked out of Russia in August 2021 and is now covering Russia's invasion from Ukraine  —  When Russian troops retreated from the towns around Kyiv, abandoning their attempts to capture Ukraine's capital - for now, at least - journalists quickly moved in.
Bobby Caina Calvan / Associated Press:
Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov's Nobel Peace Prize medal sold for a record $103.5M on Monday night at an auction to raise money for Ukrainian child refugees  —  NEW YORK (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize that Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov was auctioning off to raise money …
 
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Peter White / Deadline:
Barack and Michelle Obama's production company Higher Ground signs a first-look deal with Amazon's Audible; Spotify: “we declined to extend our deal”
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Naomi Osaka launches media company Hana Kuma in partnership with LeBron James' SpringHill; SpringHill wants to replicate the Hana Kuma deal with other athletes
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Meta adds new Instagram and Facebook monetization tools, and will take no revenue cut from paid events, fan subs, badges, and Bulletin until at least 2024
Mark Landler / New York Times:
News Corp says “legal issues” led to The Times removing its Boris Johnson article; the case underlines an unhealthy government and Tory media owner closeness
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Report: alleged ringleader of the Scattered Spider hacking group was arrested in Spain; sources: the accused is a 22-year-old Scottish man named Tyler Buchanan

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
A look at Apple's slow rollout of AI features, impressive visionOS 2 beta, plans for thinnest, lightest devices in tech, including a phone in the iPhone 17 line

Caroline O'Donovan / Washington Post:
Leaked documents reveal life-threatening issues at Amazon's primary-care service One Medical, raising concerns about Amazon's frugal approach to health care

 
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