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12:10 AM ET, July 26, 2022


 Top News: 
Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
The NFL launches its NFL+ streaming service, offering a $4.99/month tier and $9.99/month Premium tier with full game replays; NFL+ replaces Game Pass in the US  —  It will cost $4.99 per month at launch Monday, and include live local games on mobile devices, as well as live audio of every game.
New York Times:
How Apple, Amazon, and Google are trying to win live sports streaming rights by persuading skeptical leagues to switch from traditional TV and cable networks  —  Competing for rights to broadcast games from the N.F.L. and other leagues could be hard for broadcast and cable companies that “aren't playing by the same financial rules.”
Erin Overbey / @erinoverbey:
[Thread] Erin Overbey, who last week tweeted that The New Yorker punished her after she spoke up about gender inequality at the outlet, says she has been fired  —  So the @New Yorker has fired me, effective immediately. I'm speaking with the union about potentially filing a grievance on the termination. But here are some things that I will say....
Lachlan Cartwright / The Daily Beast:
Sources: The New Yorker's letter firing Erin Overbey accuses her of repeated “baseless accusations against colleagues”; she calls the accusations “absurd”  —  This reporting appears as one of several scoops featured in this week's edition of Confider, the newsletter pulling back the curtain on the media.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Cuadrilla Capital acquires Chartbeat, a content insights service used by web publishers to measure and analyze traffic; Chartbeat has raised $31M over 12 years  —  Chartbeat, a content insights platform that's used by web publishers to measure and analyze traffic, was purchased by Cuadrilla Capital …
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Warner Bros. Discovery cancels the TBS late-night show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, as it cuts its content spend for big cable networks like TBS and TNT  —  “As we continue to shape our new programming strategy, we've made some difficult, business-based decisions,” TBS said in a statement.
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Netflix rolls out a button for iOS and iPadOS that takes users directly to its website to sign up, avoiding Apple's App Store cut via the API for “reader apps”  —  Earlier this year, Apple began allowing “reader” apps to provide external links for customers so they can log …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Meta launches Music Revenue Sharing to let US creators include licensed music in their 60+ second Facebook videos and earn a 20% share of in-stream ad revenue  —  Meta announced today that creators on Facebook can now earn money through their Facebook videos that use licensed music.
Brian Stelter / CNN:
Rupert Murdoch's New York Post and Wall Street Journal link Trump's January 6 inaction to a character failure; the Post calls him unworthy to be president again  —  New York CNN —  —  One of Donald Trump's favorite newspapers — controlled by his media ally Rupert Murdoch — says Trump is …
Megan Graham / Wall Street Journal:
Digital ad company Tremor International to buy adtech firm Amobee, including its demand-side platform, for $239M from Singtel, which bought it in 2012 for $321M  —  Amobee parent Singtel said last year it was reviewing its investments after the pandemic hurt performance
Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
Keith Olbermann plans to launch a daily podcast in August 2022 in partnership with iHeartMedia, featuring political and sports commentary in ~35 minute episodes  —  ‘Countdown with Keith Olbermann,’ on iHeartMedia, to include mix of political and sports commentary
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Bron Maher / Press Gazette:
Novara Media, a left-wing UK nonprofit opinion and news outlet, says it has hit 10,000 monthly donors and now has 24 staff, all paid the same £18/hour wage
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
France's National Assembly votes to scrap the country's TV license fee; public broadcasting will now be financed by a “fraction” of the VAT, estimated at €3.7B
Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
The WWE says Vince McMahon paid $14.6M in “unrecorded expenses” between 2006 and 2022 and plans to revise previous financial results to account for the payments
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David Bauder / Associated Press:
Soledad O'Brien's Matter of Fact news show, produced by Hearst Television, averages about 1M viewers each weekend, despite extremely early time slots
Tom Bassam / SportsPro:
Stockholm-based streaming service Viaplay acquires Premier Sports, which livestreams games in the UK, in a £30M deal, ahead of Viaplay's UK rollout in the fall