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2:50 PM ET, May 25, 2023

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Kevin Breuninger / CNBC:
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' presidential campaign announcement on Twitter Spaces was delayed by ~25 minutes of crashes, feedback glitches, and audio failures  —  - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' presidential campaign announcement plans evening were derailed by massive technical glitches …
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Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Elon Musk's intent in buying Twitter wasn't only to dismantle a tool he perceived as empowering the media but also to turn the app into a right-wing heavyweight
Financial Times:
An in-depth look at Vice's downfall, as private equity's ill-fated bet on the future of media fell apart; some shareholders blame TPG, which invested $450M  —  The evaporation of TPG's $450mn investment shows what can happen when Wall Street collides with an uncontrollable creative industry
Wall Street Journal:
A look at Disney and Comcast's Hulu fight; sources say their Hulu valuations vary by tens of billions, they're in arbitration, and Comcast stopped funding Hulu  —  Parent companies are in final phase of battle marked by legal threats, broken promises and secret arbitration
Access Now:
Pegasus was used in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict to target at least five journalists, among others, in 2021 and 2022, the first documented use in a war  —  The Armenia spyware victims include a former Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia (the Ombudsperson) …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube plans to shut down Stories on June 26, 2023, as the company focuses on other key areas, like Shorts, Community posts, live videos, and its usual content  —  Stories are over — at least on YouTube, that is.  The Google-owned video site announced today that YouTube Stories will be shutting …
Emily Steel / New York Times:
US Interior Department report: two Park Police officers used excessive force against two Australian journalists covering a George Floyd protest in 2020  —  The Interior Department concluded that U.S. Park Police officers exceeded the “minimum level of reasonable force” during a George Floyd protest in 2020.
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Filing: the Biden administration says SCOTUS should let stand a 2022 appeals court ruling favoring Google in its alleged copying of Genius' lyric transcriptions
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Peter Kafka / Vox:
Both The Messenger and CNN promise down-the-middle news and try to sell themselves as antidotes to “biased media”, but there's little evidence people want that
Andrew Fedorov / The Fine Print:
A Forbes contributor sent two story drafts to his source “first for approval and changes”; other writers are criticizing the practice as damaging to journalism
Todd Spangler / Variety:
After backlash, Max will change back film credit listings to break out directors and writers, blaming a technical “oversight” for grouping them under “creators”
 

 
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Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
The US and global partners dismantle the 911 S5 proxy botnet, “likely the world's largest botnet ever” affecting 19M+ IPs, and arrest its alleged administrator

Matt Binder / Mashable:
Ticketmaster appears to have been breached by hacker group ShinyHunters, which claims it stole 560M customers' sensitive data and is trying to sell it for $500K

Mia Sato / The Verge:
Google confirms the authenticity of the 2,500 leaked Search documents filled with details about data the company collects

 
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