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1:25 AM ET, September 21, 2021


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Washington Post:
The Washington Post announces 41 new editing roles, including two deputy managing editors to the masthead  —  Announcement from Executive Editor Sally Buzbee, Managing Editor Cameron Barr, Managing Editor Tracy Grant, Managing Editor Krissah Thompson, Managing Editor Kat Downs Mulder:  —  Dear Colleagues,
Pew Research Center:
Survey: 47% of US Facebook users regularly get news on the platform, down from 54% in 2020; 29% of US TikTok users regularly get news from the app, up from 22%  —  More than half of Twitter user get news on the site regularly  —  To better examine the ways Americans get news in a digital age …
Ben Smith / New York Times:
A look at the US government's work to help Afghan journalists escape the Taliban, hampered by bureaucratic snags and often eclipsed by Qatari-led efforts  —  The secretary of state cites a “massive effort” by the government, but people involved in the evacuation instead describe bureaucratic snags.
Sudarsan Raghavan / Washington Post:
Afghan daily Etilaatroz struggles with less income and a dwindling staff who work under fear, after two of its journalists were brutally beaten by the Taliban
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Netflix took a total of 44 Emmys, tying the record for a single year, as Apple TV+ took home 10, its best year yet, and HBO and HBO Max took 19  —  nabbed the most Emmys ever for a single platform with 44 including 11 for  —  The Crown, more than double its nearest rival, HBO/HBO Max.
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
As UK print newspaper readership declines, The Guardian joins News UK and The Telegraph in making circulation figures private, accessible only to ad agencies  —  The Guardian has decided to make its print circulation figures private and put more focus on metrics that reflect its …
Fortune says it will donate 214 ETH from its NFT sale to four journalism non-profits, with each organization getting $165,000 at current prices  —  Fortune's successful first foray into the NFT market, selling digital variations on our recent “Crypto vs. Wall Street” magazine cover …
Tanner Stening / Northeastern:
Survey of 1,400 Americans: 92.1% of liberals, 60.1% of conservatives, and 78.4% of moderates strongly or somewhat support labeling misinfo in social media posts  —  There is broad bipartisan support among self-identified liberals and conservatives that social media companies should add warning labels …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Roku announces $50 Streaming Stick 4K and $70 Streaming Stick 4K+, which adds a Voice Remote Pro, and Roku OS 10.5 with improved voice support  —  Weeks after Amazon introduced an updated Fire TV lineup that included, for the first time, its own TVs, Roku today is announcing its own competitive products …
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Analysis: Amazon has doubled sponsored product ads at the top of some search results, from two or three to as many as six  —  - Amazon is adding more sponsored product ads to the top of search results.  — Sponsored product ads accounted for roughly 73% of retailers' Amazon ad spend …
Marc Tracy / New York Times:
The Daily News says its EIC Robert York is being replaced on an interim and “as-needed” basis by Andrew Julien, editor and publisher of The Hartford Courant  —  Robert York, the editor in chief of The Daily News of New York, is being replaced on an interim and “as-needed” …
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