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7:40 PM ET, September 5, 2019

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Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
The Atlantic reinstates its paywall, starting at $49.99 per year for digital access only; users will be able to access five free articles per month  —  More than a decade after it dropped its paywall, The Atlantic has joined the growing group of magazine publishers with a meter …
Jane Manchun Wong:
Medium's app code shows the company is working on an Instapaper-like reader app function that would let users save articles from the web to a reading list  —  When Medium was first launched, it stood out among other blogging platforms for its minimalist design.
David Folkenflik / NPR:
NPR names veteran broadcast and cable TV executive John Lansing as its new CEO, to replace Jarl Mohn, starting in mid-October  —  NPR has a new CEO.  John Lansing, a veteran government broadcast and cable television executive, has been selected by NPR's corporate board to succeed its current chief, Jarl Mohn.
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
The YouTube-FTC deal on child privacy violations includes conditions that could depress revenue and views for creators, like removing comments and notifications  —  A community is fearful that major shifts are coming  —  On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission fined YouTube $170 million …
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CNBC:
Google will pay a $136M fine to the FTC and $34M to the New York Attorney General to settle claims that it violated child privacy laws on YouTube
Katherine Rosman / New York Times:
YouTube launches a fashion vertical, aggregating the platform's fashion content into one place, as it seeks to expand in the industry  —  The video platform woos the style set.  Will it work?  —  It's not a “collabo.”  It's a “collab.”  And it's pronounced “/kəˌlab.”
Matt Sheets / The Keyword:
Google introduces personalized movie and TV show recommendations in mobile search using a swipe left/right interface like in dating apps  —  When you're settling in for a movie night, or figuring out which shows you might want to binge before they return this fall, it's not always easy to choose from all the options out there.
Jon Allsop / Columbia Journalism Review:
CNN's climate town hall moderators conveyed the urgency of the crisis, though some questions made the sacrifices needed seem more dire than the crisis itself  —  Ahead of CNN's climate-focused town-hall marathon, which took place across seven hours last night and featured 10 Democratic presidential candidates …
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Time names Susanna Schrobsdorff both executive editor and senior VP, partnerships, creating overlap between ad-marketing and editorial  —  Marc and Lynne Benioff, the billionaire husband and wife team who bought Time magazine, are spending money on digital talent — but also appear …
Discussion: @lmoses
Jon Lafayette / Broadcasting & Cable:
AT&T's advertising business, Xandr, launches Xandr Monetize, a sell-side platform for media companies to do direct and programmatic sales  —  Xandr Monetize based on AppNexus technology  —  AT&T's advanced advertising and analytics company Xandr introduced a sell-side platform for media companies called Xandr Monetize.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple launches a public beta of Apple Music on the web, available to all subscribers worldwide  —  Apple Music is coming to the web.  Apple today is launching a public beta of its popular music streaming service on the web, which will be available to all Apple Music subscribers worldwide.
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Billboard parent company Valence Media to acquire Nielsen's music industry data, software, and analytics business at a price in the eight-figure range  —  - Deal is slated to close later this year, at eight-figure price  — After rough stretch, Nielsen businesses have been up for sale
Discussion: @lucas_shaw
 
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Patreon CEO Jack Conte says the company is considering providing HR support, capital funding, health insurance, and other services to creators
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
UK's Reach, which owns the Mirror, Express and Star, and 150+ regional titles, is testing micropayments on one regional website, using payments platform Axate
Nadezhda Tsydenova / Reuters:
Russian internet firm Yandex and the NHL reach a multi-year agreement to stream all NHL games in Russia, starting with the 2019-2020 season
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Benjamin Hart / New York Magazine:
Trump admin aide, who quit over a Bloomberg story that misread his Facebook posts as anti-Semitic, has reportedly been reinstated; Bloomberg stands by report
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Janice Min is leaving Quibi, the short-form video startup run by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman; she joined Quibi about a year ago to lead daily news shows
Steven Hsieh / Phoenix New Times:
Employees of the Arizona Republic announce they plan to form a union, amid newsroom tension and worries that Gannett-GateHouse merger could lead to job cuts
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
Web browser Brave hands evidence to Irish data regulator alleging Google uses hidden webpages to pass personal data of users to advertisers, undercutting GDPR
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed News:
Politico's White House reporter and CNN contributor Eliana Johnson will be the new editor-in-chief of the neoconservative outlet Washington Free Beacon