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6:00 PM ET, October 23, 2023


 Top News: 
New York Times:
The New York Times says the outlet should've taken more care with early versions of its Gaza hospital explosion story, which relied too heavily on Hamas' claims  —  On Oct. 17, The New York Times published news of an explosion at a hospital in Gaza City, leading its coverage with claims …
Iran sentences journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi to 13 and 12 years, respectively, over their coverage of the death in custody of Mahsa Amini  —  An Iranian Revolutionary Court sentenced two journalists to years in prison for their coverage of the death in custody …
Ian Burrell / The i Paper:
UK's The Mill, a network of local newsletters, launches The Dispatch in Birmingham, following profitable titles in Manchester, Liverpool, and Sheffield  —  Our local news outlets should be a source of enrichment, and of pride in where we live  —  There is a moment in the epic BBC drama Peaky Blinders …
The Sunday Times:
The UK's ITV now requires staff to disclose sexual relationships and some friendships with colleagues, after Phillip Schofield resigned over a workplace affair  —  New guidelines as Channel 5's Storm Huntley is tipped to succeed Holly Willoughby on This Morning
Sources: four people linked to WPP-owned GroupM were questioned by Shanghai authorities; a source says one current employee and two former staff were detained  —  SHANGHAI, Oct 21 (Reuters) - (This Oct. 21 story has been corrected to fix the reference to ‘U.S. consultancy Mintz Group’, not ‘U.S. law firm Mintz’, in paragraph 13)
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
The English Premier League starts the bidding process for 2026 TV rights, as the global market slumps; the new packages have 42-65 extra matches, for 270 total  —  Bidding wars appear to be over as BT and Sky share content and heat goes out of auctions in continental Europe
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Rebecca Rubin / Variety:
Apple's Killers of the Flower Moon collects $44M in its global debut, including $23M in North America, the widest release ever for a streaming service's movie  —  The film also brought in $21 million from 63 international territories for a global total of $44 million.
SAG-AFTRA and the AMPTP plan to return to negotiations on October 24 at SAG-AFTRA Plaza; several executives from AMPTP member companies plan to be in attendance  —  After over a week of silence, the actors union and the AMPTP are set to return to negotiations on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Gene Maddaus / Variety:
SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher works to bridge factional divides, gently rebuffing George Clooney's proposals, and urges members not to “succumb to pressure”
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:
A Russian court extends the detention of Alsu Kurmasheva, the RFE/RL journalist arrested on charges of failing to register as a foreign agent, until December 5  —  A Russian court has accepted a request by prosecutors to extend the detention of RFE/RL journalist Alsu Kurmasheva after she was picked …
Kathy Jones / Committee to Protect Journalists:
At least 22 journalists have been killed in the Israel-Hamas war as of October 20: 18 Palestinian, 3 Israeli, and 1 Lebanese; 3 are reported missing or detained  —  The Israel-Gaza conflict has taken a severe toll on journalists since Hamas launched its unprecedented attack against Israel …
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
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