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12:40 PM ET, September 18, 2018

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Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
HBO and Netflix tie for the most Emmy wins, taking home 23 each; Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won eight awards; Hulu won four  —  HBO is still the Emmy champion — but it has some company at the top.  —  The streaming era has already turned the TV business upside down …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
New York Media names Boris Kachka as book editor as it seeks to triple books coverage across properties with more coverage of audiobooks, genres, and authors  —  The best house, in my opinion, is a house where books are everywhere: not just on a single shelf in the living room …
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
Axel Springer CEO Mathias Dopfner is joining Netflix's board of directors  —  As boss of the European publishing giant, Dopfner oversees titles including Politico Europe and Germany's Bild and Die Welt.  —  Mathias Dopfner, chairman and CEO of European publishing giant Axel Springer …
Discussion: Variety
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Sources: Julie Chen to step down from CBS' The Talk but will continue to host Big Brother after CEO Les Moonves' exit amid accusations of sexual misconduct  —  Julie Chen is stepping down from “The Talk” on CBS, one week after her husband Les Moonves left the CBS Corporation under pressure.
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Ex-ABC investigative reporter Brian Ross talks about the erroneous report on Michael Flynn which led to him leaving the network  —  Brian Ross resigned from ABC News after making an erroneous assertion about the president.  The ensuing hysteria made him feel he had been put ‘on a kind of enemies list.’
Discussion: @thedailybeast
Kali Hays / WWD:
Condé Nast names Spin's Editor-in-Chief Puja Patel EIC of Pitchfork, the web-based music publication it acquired in 2015  —  Spin's editor in chief Puja Patel is taking the helm of Pitchfork.  —  Another day, another editor change within Condé Nast.
Dominic Patten / Deadline:
Early figures show the Emmys ratings downturn has continued, falling 10% YoY, despite NBC moving it to Monday; the last time it had 12M+ viewers was in 2014  —  Even with the return of blockbuster Game of Thrones to the competition and without having to face Sunday Night Football …
Discussion: The Wrap, The Wrap, @deadlinedominic and AOL
Jack Dorsey / Wired:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey nominates ProPublica as a company that will “shake up” digital in the next 25 years, for Wired's “Wired @ 25” issue  —  I DISCOVERED PROPUBLICA about two years ago and became interested in it right away because of its mission …
The New York Times Company:
Politico's Annie Karni joins The New York Times as White House correspondent  —  We're thrilled to announce that Annie Karni will become a White House correspondent, and will join our formidable team of Peter Baker, Julie Davis, Maggie Haberman, Mark Landler, Katie Rogers and Mike Shear.
Discussion: @carolynryan and @nytimespr
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
Warner Bros. acquires the rights to New York Times reporter Amy Chozick's memoir about being on the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton, “Chasing Hillary”  —  EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, Warner Bros. TV has acquired the rights to Amy Chozick's bestselling memoir Chasing Hillary …
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Meredith Corp. has agreed to sell Time magazine for $190M to Marc Benioff, co-founder of Salesforce.com, and his wife, Lynne Benioff  —  Benioffs won't have day-to-day operational role at Time Magazine  —  Time magazine will have a new home.  —  Nearly eight months after Meredith Corp. MDP -.57% completed …
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Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: the Benioffs are paying approximately 5.76 times the operating earnings for Time Magazine, which is expected to see a 9% revenue decline this year
 
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