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11:50 AM ET, July 6, 2022


 Top News: 
Stuart A. Thompson / New York Times:
Analysis: “Democrats cheating” and similar ideas have been raised 5K+ times on radio shows in 2022; radio remains the most influential medium for conservatives  —  Election fraud claims from 2020 are widespread on talk radio, contributing to the belief that the midterm results cannot be trusted.
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Netflix, Amazon, Warner Bros., and others cut costs, staff, movies, and TV shows; the industry released 559 scripted shows in 2021, up by 200+ compared to 2013  —  The sudden decline in Netflix's share price and the growing fear of a recession have forced Hollywood into a new period of fiscal austerity.
Erik Crouch / Committee to Protect Journalists:
The CPJ says the US should ensure accountability in Shireen Abu Akleh's killing, after the US said a probe found no reason to believe her death was intentional  —  The U.S. government should ensure that those responsible for the killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh …
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Bloomberg News' investigations team adds five members, including four from BuzzFeed News: Anthony Cormier, Jason Leopold, Kendall Taggart, and Alex Campbell  —  Bloomberg senior executive editor Otis Bilodeau and executive editor Robert Blau sent the following memo to Bloomberg's investigations team on Tuesday:
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
A Gallup survey of Americans' confidence in major US institutions shows a drop of 5 percentage points for both newspapers and TV news from 2021 to 2022  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans are less confident in major U.S. institutions than they were a year ago, with significant declines for 11 …
Cristina Criddle / Financial Times:
Sources: TikTok abandons plans to expand its TikTok Shop live e-commerce program to Europe and the US, after internal problems and a lack of traction in the UK  —  Chinese-owned social media platform's foray into livestream shopping in the UK has struggled to gain traction
Alex Weprin / Hollywood Reporter:
Peter Chernin announces The North Road Company, rolling up Red Arrow and two other content studios, and raises $800M, source says at a $1B+ valuation  —  North Road will house Chernin Entertainment; U.S. assets of Red Arrow Studios; and Words + Pictures, with more acquisitions to follow.
Lauren Easton / Associated Press:
The Associated Press reopens its Gaza Strip bureau in a new location over a year after an Israeli airstrike destroyed the building housing its former office  —  Over a year after the building housing the news agency's Gaza bureau was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike, The Associated Press announced today …
Alex J. Rouhandeh / Newsweek:
IBT Media sues Newsweek and its CEO, seeking to cancel the 2018 deal to spin out Newsweek, which IBT claims was a PR stunt to shield the magazine from bad press  —  IBT Media is asking a New York court to cancel a 2018 deal in which Newsweek was spun off as an independent company …
Megha Paul /
US-based Xperi, which runs TiVo, acquires Oslo-based OTT and hybrid TV solutions service Vewd for $109M in cash and debt  —  The deal will give Xperi an installed European footprint of about 15 million devices and pave the way for an expansion of TiVo+, a free, ad-supported video streaming service
Caitlin Huston / The Hollywood Reporter:
Comscore names Jon Carpenter as CEO; Carpenter served as CFO since November 2021  —  The executive succeeds Bill Livek, who previously announced his retirement. … Carpenter takes over the role after having served as Comscore's chief financial officer since November 2021.
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries decides not to intervene in Newsquest's takeover of fellow regional publisher Archant  —  Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has decided not to intervene in Newsquest's takeover of fellow regional publisher Archant.  —  She made the decision …
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Alex Weprin / Hollywood Reporter:
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Matt Ott / Associated Press:
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Terence McGinley / New York Times:
A Q&A with David Fahrenthold on why the world of nonprofit charities is prime for investigative reporting, how he became an investigative reporter, and more
Stephen Grey / Reuters:
In an interview from jail, the man accused of detonating the car bomb that killed Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia confesses to the crime
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Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU lawmakers pass the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act, seeking to regulate US tech giants, but limited resources could hamstring enforcement
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley conference begins on July 5 featuring Warner Bros. Discovery, Disney, Netflix, and more, as financial woes dampen dealmaking
Gary Ng / iPhone in Canada Blog:
Canada's CBC News plans to launch a free, ad-supported streaming news channel for local, national, and current affairs, on digital and TV platforms this fall
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