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4:45 PM ET, October 24, 2023


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Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube Q3 ad revenue rose 12.5% YoY to $7.95B, vs. $7.81B est.; the results come after YouTube fell short of expectations a year ago, when ad revenue fell 1.9%  —  Internet video giant YouTube larded its coffers with $7.95 billion in ad revenue for third quarter of 2023 …
Wall Street Journal:
The entertainment industry grapples with the same debates over the Israel-Hamas war that are playing out on college campuses, in offices, and among friends  —  Dave Chappelle spars with a fan; writers union members criticize leaders over silence  —  A midshow spat between comedian Dave Chappelle and a fan.
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Tucker Carlson's Last Country signed its first advertising deal, worth at least $1M, with conservative-friendly shopping app Public Square, on October 20  —  - Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson's new media company signed its first advertising deal.  — The agreement is with conservative …
Melissa Heikkilä / MIT Technology Review:
A look at Nightshade and Glaze, UChicago researchers' tools that help artists “mask” or even “poison” their work to break AI models later trained on the data  —  A new tool lets artists add invisible changes to the pixels in their art before they upload it online …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Crunchyroll launches its streaming service on Amazon's Prime Video Channels in the US for $7.99+ per month, and coming to Canada, Sweden, and the UK this week  —  If you're a Prime Video subscriber, beginning today, you can start streaming Crunchyroll, the popular anime service, right from inside the Prime Video app.
Marisa Kabas / The Handbasket:
A dozen female former Rolling Stone employees describe Jann Wenner's office culture as “a dictatorship” with “palpable fear” and “a horrible place for women”  —  “The men were very angry all the time, and some of them would have full on fits—like, full-on toddler-like tantrums."
Elvira Pollina / Reuters:
DAZN and Sky retain the rights to screen live Serie A matches in Italy for the next five seasons, after 17 of 20 Italian soccer clubs approved bids worth €4.5B+  —  DAZN and Sky will keep the rights to screen live Serie A matches in Italy for the next five seasons after Italian clubs …
Ashley Carman / Bloomberg:
Spotify Q3: revenue up 11% YoY to €3.4B, MAUs up 26% to 574M, subscribers up 16% YoY to 226M, and €32M operating income, vs. a €44.6M loss est.; SPOT jumps 9%+  —  Spotify Technology SA rose the most since January after the music-streaming giant reported third-quarter results …
The Daily Beast:
Sources: The Messenger employees push to unionize amid concerns, including its AI partnership with Seekr and its president suggesting the site is “out of money”  —  Staffers at the struggling media start-up are pushing to unionize as they deal with a slew of new woes …
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