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4:55 PM ET, May 26, 2023

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Dan Sullivan / Tampa Bay Times:
Source: FBI searched a media consultant's home as it probes whether leaked Tucker/Kanye interview videos published by Vice and MMFA came from hacked material  —  The search at City Council member Lynn Hurtak and Tim Burke's home was part of a probe into computer hacks at Fox News.
CNBC:
Sources: as part of its layoffs, Meta cut a project that would have let third-party fact-checkers like Reuters add comments at the top of articles on Facebook  —  - Meta, Amazon, Alphabet and Twitter have all drastically reduced the size of their teams focused on internet trust and safety …
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
An interview with Jimmy Finkelstein, former owner of The Hill who just launched The Messenger, on the site's business model, expansion plans, critics, and more  —  In a wide-ranging sit-down, the former Hill owner opens up to Vanity Fair about what's to come for his week-plus-old news site …
Ashley Carman / Bloomberg:
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Trevor Timm / Freedom of the Press Foundation:
Freedom of the Press Foundation announces the Daniel Ellsberg Chair on Government Secrecy, a position dedicated to the reform of the US' secrecy infrastructure  —  In one of his last public talks, to a room full of more than 200 journalists, Daniel Ellsberg was asked what the media could do to better support whistleblowers.
Isaac Chotiner / New Yorker:
An interview about free speech with Masha Gessen, who quit PEN America's board after the group disinvited Russian writers from an event when Ukrainians objected  —  A conversation about balancing free-speech commitments in an era of war.  —  Last week, my colleague Masha Gessen announced …
Wired:
An interview with Pitchfork EIC Puja Patel on how AI is infiltrating every single aspect of music, AI-generated music's ownership and money concerns, and more  —  We talk to Puja Patel, editor in chief of Pitchfork and cohost of The Pitchfork Review, about how AI is taking over our feeds and where it goes from here.
Emma Hurt / Axios:
How CNN helped and benefited from Atlanta, as the company prepares to move out from downtown's CNN Center into its original, smaller Techwood campus in Midtown  —  Cable News Network — CNN — was founded in Atlanta in 1980 by media mogul Ted Turner as the world's first 24-hour television news network.
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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 …
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
DirecTV strikes a nonexclusive multiyear deal with EverPass Media, formed to distribute NFL games to commercial spots, to keep broadcasting NFL Sunday Ticket  —  - DirecTV has struck a multiyear deal with EverPass Media to commercially provide the NFL's “Sunday Ticket” package.
 
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Mansa, a free, ad-supported streaming service centered on Black culture, partners with AMC Theatres to exhibit its original features and series in US theaters
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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
MoviePass relaunches in the US with four credit-based tiers, starting at $10/month for one to three movies; a film's “cost” in credits depends on the showtime
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Email: Wall Street Journal EIC Emma Tucker says Deputy EICs Neal Lipschutz and Jason Anders are leaving the newspaper; Lipschutz is retiring after 41 years
 

 
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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

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

Matt Binder / Mashable:
Ticketmaster appears to have been breached by hacking group ShinyHunters, which claims to have stolen 560M users' data and is trying to sell the data for $500K

 
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