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AT&T’s CNN Views Trump Campaign Lawsuit Threat as PR Stunt

Reuters:  Lawyers for President Trump and his re-election campaign have threatened in a letter to sue CNN for what they said was the network falsely advertising itself as a news organization, calling on execs to first discuss an “appropriate resolution” to the matter...

Comcast-NBC News Expat Kelly Preps Debut of Video Podcast

New York Post:  Amid wild rumors following Megyn Kelly’s headline-making Fox News appearance, the news personality is not returning to her former network — and is instead set to launch her own news production company and take on her old nemesis Bill O’Reilly. Kelly is...

Report: Social-Media Stars Losing Credibility Among Advertisers

Wall Street Journal:  A whiff of deceit now taints the online influencer marketplace. Influencers have strained ties with advertisers by inflating the number of their followers, sometimes buying fake ones by the thousands. They also have damaged their credibility with...

TikTok Clubs Begin Popping Up at High Schools Across America

New York Times:  High schools across the United States have begun to embrace TikTok. Students are forming TikTok clubs to dance, sing and perform skits for the app — essentially drama clubs for the digital age, but with the potential to reach huge audiences. And...

Gannett-GateHouse Merger in Jeopardy After Scrutiny from FCC

New York Post:  The Federal Communications Commission held a meeting with Apollo Global Management last week to ask questions about its agreement to finance New Media Investment’s planned purchase of Gannett. The FCC is concerned that the $1.8 billion loan Apollo is...

Penske Media Under Fire for Saudi Ties After Khashoggi Murder

Daily Beast:  Almost one year to the day after U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by the Saudi Arabian government, an American magazine hosted a private Saudi yachting trip for high rollers. According to multiple sources, the ultra-luxury publication...

News Corp Joins Protest with ‘Censored’ Front Pages in Australia

Associated Press:  Australia’s major newspapers published redacted front pages on Monday in a campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. Says News Corp. Australia chief Michael Miller: “Australians should always be...

McClatchy to Raise Funds for Investigative News Effort in Miami

MediaPost:  McClatchy’s Miami Herald is launching a fundraising campaign to expand its investigative reporting. The goal for the Miami Herald Investigative Lab is to raise $1.5 million over three years. The lab will officially launch once it hits its first fundraising...

New York Times Begins Selling ‘Modern Love’ Temporary Tattoos

MediaPost:  The New York Times has unveiled a merchandise collection for its “Modern Love” column, as well as the premiere of a TV series of the same name on Amazon Prime Video. The merchandise includes shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, tote bags, and temporary...

Snap Introduces Dynamic Ads in Effort to Win More Advertisers

Reuters:  Snap is introducing dynamic advertising that automatically create ads and target audiences in real-time, as the parent company of photo messaging app Snapchat looks to compete for digital ad dollars. Snap has grown revenue and its user base as larger rivals...

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