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12:25 AM ET, August 15, 2019

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Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Interview with ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish, who says the combined company's “unmatched scale” in content will give it an advantage against streaming rivals  —  KEY POINTS  — ViacomCBS chief Bob Bakish says the newly formed company's vast content library should help it fight off rivals in the TV streaming wars.
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Wall Street Journal:
CBS and Viacom to merge in a ~$30B all-stock deal, creating ViacomCBS Inc.; Shari Redstone will be chair and Bob Bakish will be president and CEO
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Gannett and GateHouse parent New Media Investment Group have filed more information with the SEC in a move to address concerns of investors  —  Gannett and GateHouse Media parent New Media Investment Group on Tuesday released more details of its proposed merger, announced Aug. 5 …
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Tom Jones / Poynter:
Layoffs hit GateHouse newsrooms: five at the Oklahoman, two at the Palm Beach Post, two at the Cape Cod Times; many non-newsroom staff have also been laid off
The New York Times Company:
Atlantic reporter Taylor Lorenz to join the New York Times Styles desk on the tech culture beat  —  Taylor Lorenz, who has written extensively on how humans create art, enact society and concoct businesses on digital surfaces and platforms, is joining the Culture of Tech reporting team.
Pew Research Center:
Older Americans, black adults, and Americans with less education are more interested in local news than their counterparts; older adults prefer TV as a source  —  These groups also prefer to get local news on TV  —  Nearly a third of U.S. adults (31%) follow local news very closely …
Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed News:
Sources: when their book deal blew up after sexual misconduct allegations against Glenn Thrush, Thrush kept his advance but Maggie Haberman had to return hers  —  The first two years of the Trump presidency were a boom time for political books, and one of the boomiest was the deal announced …
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Charter and Disney reach a multiyear carriage deal; Charter plans to offer Disney streaming services via set-top boxes and will carry the ESPN-owned ACC Network  —  KEY POINTS  — Charter and Disney reach multiyear carriage deal, avoiding a blackout of networks including ESPN and ABC.
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Interview with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg on how the Tumblr acquisition came about, what's next for Tumblr, adult content in apps, and more  —  Blogging is back, hopefully  —  It's been a long and winding road for Tumblr, the blogging site that launched a thousand writing careers.
Casey Newton / The Interface:
Twitter's followable topics may open big new audiences for the company, as well as polarize them; Twitter still thinks its “trending” section can be fixed  —  On Wednesday, Twitter invited reporters to its headquarters in San Francisco for an update on improvements to the product.
Esther Kezia Thorpe / What's New in Publishing:
Glamour's Publishing Director Camilla Newman describes how Glamour went from print-first to digital-first over the past 12 months  —  It was late 2017 when Glamour UK announced that they were cutting back on print editions.  The regular monthly edition stopped, and has been replaced by a 'collectible …
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South China Morning Post:
Fu Guohao, a journalist for Chinese state newspaper Global Times who was attacked by protesters at a Hong Kong airport, is discharged from the hospital
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Axios:
A look at the sports streaming landscape, which is growing more competitive even though the rights to major sports are tied up in long-term linear TV contracts
Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix is quickly expanding its global property portfolio, which includes 30+ offices and studios, as it ramps up its global content production
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The Twitter-fed misinformation disaster following Epstein's death makes a case for slow news consumption, where readers disengage from breaking news
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Memo: Facebook is funding two new BuzzFeed shows, including a daily news roundup, as a part of its effort to bolster news video on Watch
Discussion: Journalism.co.uk and bookforum.com