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6:10 PM ET, December 6, 2018

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Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed News:
Sources: Bloomberg reporters express concern after Michael Bloomberg said his company might not cover politics if he ran for president  —  Reporters at Bloomberg News are on edge after their boss announced that if he chooses to run for president in 2020 — a decision he will have to finalize relatively soon …
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
MoviePass is introducing three new plans offering three movies/month, but with restrictions, in Jan, as subscribers decline and cash flow remains problematic  —  LOS ANGELES — The last year has been a roller coaster with 20 loops for MoviePass and its customers.
Rani Molla / Recode:
Ampere Analysis: Comcast, WarnerMedia, Fox, and Disney shows make up nearly 20% of Netflix's content library while originals account for 8%  —  The streaming media pioneer could lose about a fifth of its content hours.  —  Following Netflix's lead, nearly every major video company is moving into the streaming media business.
Discussion: Recode
Chris Smith / Forbes:
The Players' Tribune acquires Unscriptd, whose mobile app lets athletes create, edit, and publish short-form videos, and which'll be rebranded The Players' Post  —  When Derek Jeter founded The Players' Tribune in 2014, he did so to give fellow athletes an outlet where they could tell their stories directly to fans.
Associated Press:
Ecuador's president says the UK has provided guarantees that Julian Assange won't be extradited to a country with the death penalty, so he can leave the embassy  —  QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's president says Britain has provided sufficient guarantees for Julian Assange to leave …
Discussion: Politico
BuzzFeed News:
An imposter Facebook account spread early misinformation about the Honduran migrant caravan; Facebook has deactivated it, declines to give account details  —  Days before the migrant caravan left Honduras, a fake Facebook account was used to try to bolster its numbers.
Jaclyn Peiser / New York Times:
Billboard names Hannah Karp editorial director; magazine consulted with Poynter Institute on reestablishing editorial independence from its business division  —  One of the biggest jobs in music journalism sat vacant for two and a half years.  Now Billboard magazine has finally found its new top editor …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Music rolls out new features that let people chat more naturally with Alexa to narrow playlist options and indicate music preferences  —  Amazon Music, reportedly the third-largest subscription-based music service worldwide, is doubling down on voice.
 
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Alex Stedman / Variety:
No female directors were nominated for the 2019 Golden Globes, which have only nominated five women in the category since they began in 1944
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Inside NJ.com's The Force Report, which examined 72K+ incident forms from 2012 to 2016 to expose patterns of use of force by police statewide
Stephanie Nebehay / Reuters:
UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says an international investigation is needed to determine who killed Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Discussion: Press Gazette and Mediaite