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5:25 PM ET, September 18, 2023

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Emily Dugan / The Guardian:
The BBC “urgently” investigates Russell Brand's behavior while working on BBC radio shows, after allegations of rape and sexual assault spanning 2006 to 2013  —  Corporation says accusations span a number of years, including 2006 to 2008, when comedian worked for Radio 2
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One of Russell Brand's accusers tells BBC Radio 4 that a chauffer-driven BBC car took her from school to the star's house in 2006 when she was 16 years old
Rick Porter / The Hollywood Reporter:
Bill Maher delays resuming production on his weekly late-night show “for now” as the WGA and the AMPTP agree to resume labor negotiations  —  The comedian says he'll delay the HBO show's return “for now” as negotiations between striking writers and media companies are set to begin again.
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Katy Perry sells her music rights to Litmus Music, the Carlyle-backed company co-founded by former Capitol Records president Dan McCarroll, for $225M  —  After months of rumors, Katy Perry has sold her music rights to Litmus Music, the Carlyle-backed company co-founded by former Capitol …
Morwenna Ferrier / The Guardian:
Condé Nast names Chioma Nnadi as its new head of editorial content at British Vogue, the first Black woman to lead the magazine; Nnadi currently edits Vogue.com  —  Exclusive: London-born editor of Vogue's US website to become first Black female head of the fashion title
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
ABC will air ten additional Monday Night Football games than previously expected this season, simulcasting them with ESPN, to help its strike-hampered schedule  —  “Monday Night Football” was for many years a staple of ABC's Monday-night line-up before it moved to ESPN in 2006.  This fall, it will be so again.
Ben Strauss / Washington Post:
Dozens of NYT sports staffers and Guild members marched through the newspaper's offices on Monday to protest the end of its stand-alone sports desk  —  Dozens of New York Times sports staffers and Guild members marched through the Times offices Monday afternoon to protest the end of the Times's stand-alone sports desk.
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Barry Svrluga / Washington Post:
As The New York Times shuts down its sports section, an ode to newspaper sports pages, where a city's teams and stars were evaluated, analyzed, and discussed
Max Tani / Semafor:
Source: liberal donors like Open Society Foundation donated millions to the National Trust for Local News before the nonprofit acquired Maine newspapers in July  —  The Scoop  —  Local media in the state of Maine has emerged as an unlikely and asymmetric battlefield for big American political money.
Bloomberg:
Sources: Disney has held preliminary talks with potential buyers like Reliance Industries for its Indian assets, including Disney Star and Disney+ Hotstar  —  - US giant weighs unit sale, piecemeal deal involving sports  — Disney mulled strategic options after losing IPL streaming
Discussion: The Streamable and @aagave
Daniel Thomas / Financial Times:
BBC Studios, the broadcaster's commercial arm, plans to relaunch its ad-supported international news website ahead of the 2024 US elections, to boost revenue  —  Rollout will start in US ahead of presidential elections as UK public broadcaster looks to boost advertising revenues
Reuters:
Putin signs a decree transferring publishing assets controlled by Nobel Peace Prize-winning Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov to “temporary state management”  —  Russian President Vladimir Putin has transferred publishing assets controlled by Nobel Prize-winning Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov …
 
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Max Goldbart / Deadline:
Ofcom finds that GB News breached impartiality rules by letting two MPs from the same party host a March program, its first ruling on politicians hosting shows
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Julia Jacobs / New York Times:
Drew Barrymore pauses her daytime talk show's season premiere “until the strike is over”, after facing an onslaught of criticism over her decision
Reuters:
DirecTV and Nexstar agree to temporarily return Nexstar's stations and cable network NewsNation to DirecTV, DirecTV Stream, and U-verse, ending a spat from July
Margaret Sullivan / The Guardian:
So far, the US press is failing to adequately emphasize the stakes of the 2024 presidential election, instead bending over backwards to be seen as nonpartisan
 

 
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Terraform Labs and co-founder Do Kwon agree to pay $4.47B to resolve a US SEC lawsuit, after a jury in April found them liable for fraud following a civil trial

Sean Michael Kerner / VentureBeat:
Stability AI releases Stable Diffusion 3 Medium, intended to be a smaller yet capable model on consumer GPUs, with 2B parameters, compared to SD3 Large's 8B

Mariella Moon / Engadget:
X says Likes are now private for everyone, meaning users are no longer able to see who liked someone else's post

 
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