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1:45 AM ET, June 6, 2019

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YouTube Blog:
YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, took place”  —  Over the past few years, we've been investing in the policies, resources and products needed to live up to our responsibility …
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Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:
YouTube suspends monetization of Steven Crowder's channel after continued review finds “pattern of egregious actions” that are against Partner Program policies  —  Right-wing performer gay-bashed a Vox reporter for years.  They initially declined to do anything, then ‘demonetized’ him …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
YouTube updates guidelines to ban videos that promote the superiority of any group to justify discrimination, resulting in the removal of thousands of channels  —  YouTube is trying to reduce the prevalence of extremist content on the platform  —  YouTube is changing its community guidelines …
Daily Hive:
CNN hires the Toronto Star's Daniel Dale as a reporter on the fact-checking beat in Washington DC  —  After 11 years, The Toronto Star's Daniel Dale is leaving his position as their Washington bureau chief.  —  The award-winning political reporter says he will be working with CNN …
Amy He / eMarketer:
In 2019 US consumers will, for the first time, spend more time using their mobile devices than watching TV  —  For the first time ever, US consumers will spend more time using their mobile devices than watching TV, with smartphone use dominating that time spent.
Pew Research Center:
Survey: 50% of Americans say made-up news is a very big problem today, more than climate change; 68% say it impacts confidence in government institutions  —  Politicians viewed as major creators of it, but journalists seen as the ones who should fix it  —  Many Americans say the creation …
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Le Anne Schreiber, who in 1978 became the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper's sports section, dies at 73  —  Le Anne Schreiber, who became the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper's sports section when The New York Times appointed her to that position in 1978 …
ProPublica:
Philanthropist Herb Sandler, who funded ProPublica's launch and chaired its board until 2016, has died  —  Whatever difference ProPublica has made in the world over the past 11 years — and we like to think we've had significant impact — it has been a team effort, the combination of hundreds of staff …
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
The Boston Globe now has three journalists covering Rhode Island, as local papers like the Providence Journal dwindle  —  The Boston Globe, the first local newspaper to have more digital subscribers than print, is now investing in more local coverage.  In Rhode Island.
CNN:
Two police raids in two days on Australia's national broadcaster and the home of a prominent journalist raise concerns about press freedom in Australia  —  New Delhi (CNN Business)Two police raids in two days on Australia's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist have raised concerns about press freedom in the country.
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ABC:
Federal police raid the Sydney headquarters of Australia's ABC News in relation to claims of publishing classified material in a 2017 series, The Afghan Files
Alexander Nazaryan / Yahoo News:
Without mentioning climate change, EPA chief Andrew Wheeler faulted the media for the rise of bad environmental news  —  WASHINGTON — Borrowing one of President Trump's favorite refrains, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler criticized the news media at length Monday …
Discussion: Vanity Fair
Etan Vlessing / Hollywood Reporter:
Viacom says it will debut Pluto TV Latino, a version of its streaming service with Spanish-language channels, in US on July 1 and in Latin America in early 2020  —  The U.S. market debut of the Spanish language product will be followed by a release in Latin America in early 2020.
Discussion: FierceVideo
 
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James Cridland:
Apple makes substantial changes to podcast categories, which will go into effect later this summer, apparently without consulting the podcast community
Discussion: Podnews, Podnews and Podnews
Kelly Weill / The Daily Beast:
Rutgers' student-run Daily Targum lost funding after a campaign led by Rutgers' Conservative Union, which the Targum said used white supremacist-inspired flyers
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Zoë Bernard / The Information:
Former Hearst Chief Content Officer Joanna Coles plans to launch a subscription content platform focused on women's networking opportunities in late 2019
Eric Freedman / Nieman Lab:
Environmental coverage in post-Soviet Georgia is shallow, sparse, misleading and inaccurate, as powerful interests remain unaccountable to the public
Discussion: @niemanlab
Steve McClellan / MediaPost:
GroupM ad spending forecast: 5.8% growth in 2019 and 4.8% in 2020, excluding political ads; growth to be 8.2% for 2020 with ~$10B in political spending included