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6:15 PM ET, July 1, 2022

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Micah Sifry:
The Knight Foundation's support for Semafor's event with Tucker Carlson betrays its mission; the event frames media as a game of access and audience-building  —  By sponsoring a journalism event featuring Tucker Carlson, the philanthropy is mistaking openness for strengthening democracy.
New York Times:
Netflix executives say they don't plan to change programming; two bank analysts say a cheaper ad-supported tier could cannibalize the higher-paying subscribers  —  Long Hollywood's leading innovator, the streaming service is staying the course, despite serious challenges to its business and questions about its content.
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Rick Porter / The Hollywood Reporter:
Nielsen: Stranger Things amassed 7.2B minutes of viewing time for May 30-June 5, the highest weekly total for any title since rankings began about two years ago  —  The Netflix series surpasses 7 billion minutes of viewing time in the United States for the week of May 30-June 5.
Steven Nelson / New York Post:
A group of 68 journalists writes to White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre asking to reopen large events to all and end an opaque pre-screening process  —  A group of 66 journalists sent a rare protest letter to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre Thursday asking …
Craig Silverman / ProPublica:
Google gave user data to Russian ad company RuTarget, including potentially sensitive info about users in Ukraine, four months after the US sanctioned RuTarget  —  The internet giant may have provided Sberbank-owned RuTarget with unique mobile phone IDs, IP addresses, location information …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
NBCU is shutting down its Olympic Channel, launched in 2017 with a focus on content about US Olympic athletes, on September 30  —  A second NBCUniversal sports cable outlet is getting ready to finish its game.  —  NBCUniversal has notified cable and satellite operators that it intends …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
News outlets should stop running puff pieces about Supreme Court justices written by lawyers with ties to the court; a review shows their incorrect predictions  —  Lisa Blatt, an attorney who has argued more than 40 cases before the Supreme Court, wrote an opinion piece for Politico Magazine …
Kerry Flynn / Axios:
Refinitiv: media and entertainment M&A activity halved from $215.5B in H1 2021 to $105.1B in H1 2022, and the number of deals fell from 1,710 to 1,546  —  Exit Content Preview  —  The deal value for global M&A activity in media and entertainment shrunk in half for H1 2022 compared to H2 2021.
 
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Matthew Bremner / Bloomberg:
A profile of Uzbek political blogger Bobomurod Abdullayev, who was charged with sedition and tortured for pseudonymously criticizing the autocratic regime
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
The New York Times adds free access to The Athletic for all-access digital and home delivery subscribers and plans to implement a more flexible Athletic paywall
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Roughly 65 Wired workers threaten to strike on July 12 and July 13, Amazon's Prime Days, seeking more pay and the inclusion of product reviewers in their union
Kurt Wagner / Bloomberg:
Twitter hires Maggie McLean Suniewick, formerly president of distribution and business development for NBCUniversal's digital properties, as VP of partnerships
Sewell Chan / The Texas Tribune:
Study: since 2005, Texas has lost 211 out of its 634 newspapers and about eight newspaper journalists per 10K residents; 27 of 254 counties have no newspaper