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Playboy Enterprises restructures under a new parent company called PEI Holdings, which is expanding into DTC product sales and e-commerce @mgrace_fuller  / MediaPost)

Vimeo launches Vimeo Create, an app offered as part of its membership plans with social video creation tools for small businesses and marketers @sarahintampa  / TechCrunch)

RIAA: music streaming grew 13% YoY in 2019 to $11.1B, comprising 79% of music revenue, as digital downloads fell to 8% and paid subscriptions rose 25% to $6.8B @ChrisWillman  / Variety)

A writer recalls her time at Gawker in 2007, including Nick Denton's shaming of her online, and how public shaming and online mockery leave lasting marks @EmilyGould  / The Cut)

Trump's re-election campaign filed a libel suit against NYT for publishing a Max Frankel opinion piece on Russian interference in the 2016 election @Fadelll  / Axios)

The upcoming third-party cookie ban in market-leading Chrome will mean changes in adtech, more site-specific direct user tracking, and more power for Google@alexebarker  / Financial Times)

Twitch suspended some popular channels offering debate commentary after copyright claims by Praxis Political, then reinstated them after finding claims false @makenakkelly  / The Verge)

Five alleged members of Atomwaffen Division are arrested, charged with plotting to intimidate journalists and others via swatting and leaving fliers at homes (Washington Post)

Tampa Bay Times announces 10% pay cuts for all full-time staff, until June 5, with five executives getting 15% cuts for same period; more staff layoffs likely (Tampa Bay Times)

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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@aidanlaughlin  / Mediaite)

Maker Media, the company behind Make: magazine and the festival Maker Faire, is laying off all of its 22 employees and pausing all operations @JoshConstine  / TechCrunch)

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

In her new book "Merchants of Truth", former NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson says the paper has become "unmistakably anti-Trump" under Dean Baquet ( / Fox News)

Trump budget cuts would cause "the collapse of the public media system itself," says CPB CEO

Newsweek's Eichenwald implied a link among Trump, Wikileaks, and Russia that doesn't hold up

CNN issues statement in support of reporter Jim Acosta, following latest attack from Spicer

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