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7:40 AM ET, June 22, 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.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
PwC: subscription streaming video services in the US are projected to generate $25.32B in 2022 revenue, up 13% YoY but down from 2021's annual growth of 19.5%  —  Subscription streaming video is cooling down from torrid growth rates seen in 2020 and '21 — fueled by pandemic lockdowns …
Discussion: Axios
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 …
Paul Vieira / Wall Street Journal:
The Canadian government approves legislation that will compel YouTube, TikTok, and streaming services to boost domestic content; the law now heads to the Senate  —  Government says measures needed to foster growth in domestic cultural sector and make Canadian content more accessible
Discussion: @paulvieira
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 …
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 …
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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”
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
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Naomi Osaka launches media company Hana Kuma in partnership with LeBron James' SpringHill; SpringHill wants to replicate the Hana Kuma deal with other athletes
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
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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VerSe Innovation rolls out its news aggregator Dailyhunt in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, and more, with 5K+ content partners in MENA
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Mariella Moon / Engadget:
X says the platform will make Likes private for everyone this week, meaning users will no longer be able to see who liked someone else's post

Verne Kopytoff / Fortune:
In an interview, OpenAI CTO Mira Murati responded to Elon Musk's denouncement of Apple's OpenAI deal, saying OpenAI cares deeply about user privacy and security

Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo updates the software on its 672 vehicles, after one unoccupied car collided with a telephone pole in Phoenix on May 21, marking Waymo's second recall ever

 
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