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An in-depth look at why some BuzzFeed stockholders were unable to trade when the company went public, a situation lawyers say is unusual @jenwieczner  / New York Magazine)

Veritonic, an audio ad measurement company, raised a 7.5M Series A led by Lavrock Ventures, bringing its total funding to $14M @avargasedits  / AdExchanger)

CAA closes its acquisition of talent agency ICM following DOJ approval in a deal valued at $750M, reducing the Big Four agencies to the Big Three @jmaasaronson  / Variety)

Endangered, a documentary chronicling a year in the lives of four journalists in countries where press freedom has been considered a given, premieres today @BCMikeMalone  / Next TV)

A24 signs a first-look deal to adapt audiobooks and podcasts from Pushkin Industries, Malcolm Gladwell's audio company, for films and TV @ashleyrcarman  / Bloomberg)

Disney CEO Bob Chapek gets a three-year contract extension, through 2025, in a unanimous board decision @alexweprin  / Hollywood Reporter)

Journalists covering Uvalde have faced near-constant interference, intimidation, and stonewalling from local and state law enforcement (Washington Post)

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Longtime Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer, who currently co-hosts America's Newsroom in the morning, is taking over the 3PM slot previously held by Shepard Smith@aidnmclaughlin  / Mediaite)

Chicago PD shuts down its arrest API, used by journalists to access arrest data, after Chicago Reporter used it to reveal that CPD had inflated looting claims (Chicago Reporter)

Twitter says its research shows its algorithms amplify right-leaning content more than left-leaning content, but doesn't know what causes the amplification @annanagrams  / Protocol)

Sources: Elon Musk has lined up a new CEO for Twitter and told banks about ideas for monetizing tweets like charging a fee for quoting or embedding tweets (Reuters)

NPR says it has decided not to use the word "lie" to describe Trump's false claims

Sources: NY Post editors tell staff not to use reporting from CNN, MSNBC, NYT, and WaPo as the sole basis for any Post article without independent confirmation @katie_robertson  / New York Times)

Source: BuzzFeed News has fired senior reporter Ryan Broderick for plagiarism or misattributed information in at least 11 of his articles @jclarachan  / The Wrap)

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