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2:55 PM ET, June 24, 2022

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Variety:
Netflix lays off roughly 300 people out of its ~11,000 global employees, with the bulk of the jobs lost in the US, after initial job cuts of 150+ in May 2022  —  Layoffs have hit Netflix again, with the streamer letting go of roughly 300 staffers on Thursday, Variety has learned exclusively.
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Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
Ted Sarandos confirms Netflix is talking with potential partners to help launch an ad-supported tier and says the company might build its own ad business later  —  Streaming giant's Co-CEO Sarandos says the company wants a ‘pretty easy entry to the market’  —  CANNES, France …
Davey Alba / Bloomberg:
Source: in February, Meta started an official internal process to shut down CrowdTangle, but paused the plan as the EU's Digital Services Act gained traction  —  On May 17, as several states held their primary elections, Jesse Littlewood searched the internet using a tool called CrowdTangle …
Washington Post:
A look at the techniques used in the live broadcasts presenting the House January 6 committee's evidence, produced by former ABC News president James Goldston  —  The panel probing the Capitol attack is trying to turn its investigative grind into must-see television
Zheping Huang / Bloomberg:
How TikTok is cashing in on its exploding popularity; Source: TikTok plans to grow its e-commerce gross merchandise volume to $2B this year and $23B in 2023  —  Alyssa McKay used to work part-time at a frozen yogurt store in Portland, Oregon, making minimum wage to cover her college tuition.
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Apple quietly raised the prices for the Apple Music student plan, from $4.99 to $5.99 per month in the US and Canada and from £4.99 to £5.99 per month in the UK  —  Apple last month quietly raised the price of the Apple Music student plan in several countries such as South Africa …
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Semafor will be ad-supported for “six, 12, maybe 18 months” before adding a paywall and will hire talent agents to pair journalists with products and events  —  - Media executives are hopeful they've learned lessons and streamlined their businesses to weather a potential recession.
Haroon Siddique / The Guardian:
UK high court grants Brexit backer Arron Banks permission to appeal the judge's decision against him in his libel case against journalist Carole Cadwalladr  —  High court judge grants permission on one ground after ruling last week in Observer and Guardian journalist's favour
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Fox Nation has started running commercials; EVP says they are “very rare,” for “major partnerships,” and are billboards placed at the bottom of the screen  —  Streaming outlet Fox Nation is already running the commercials its larger rivals say they want to sell.
Marcela Valdes / New York Times:
US book publishing has had waves of fostering Black audiences, followed by retreats; many cheer a new wave of diverse hires and books but don't trust it'll last  —  For generations, America's major publishers focused almost entirely on white readers.  Now a new cadre of executives like Lisa Lucas is trying to open up the industry.
 
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Warner Bros. Discovery acquired the Unprecedented three-part docuseries subpoenaed by the January 6 Committee, set to air on Discovery+ later in summer 2022
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
News UK's talkTV ratings are far behind rivals and the flagship Piers Morgan show got 64K viewers on Monday; Murdoch has become involved in reviving the channel
Naman Ramachandran / Variety:
Barb: 19.57M UK households, or 68.5%, had a streaming service subscription in Q1 2022, up almost 500K from Q4 2021; 6.53M had Disney+ and 1.57M had Apple TV+