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Twitter, Facebook Urged to Tackle Terror After Manchester

Bloomberg: The U.K. government urged social-media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to tackle terror posts on their sites as it reinforced its demand to allow access to encrypted messages. “We need to do more and we need to work with them to make sure they help...

Comcast Changes Mind, Won’t Sue Net Neutrality Opponent

Philadelphia Inquirer: Despite an initial threat to close a political opponent’s website, Comcast now says it was mistaken and will not take legal action against the pro-internet neutrality group Fight for the Future. But stay tuned. The dust-up is typical of many...

Fox News’s Hannity Takes Vacation as Advertisers Drop Out

Los Angeles Times: Fox News may be seeing a repeat of advertiser backlash that eventually drove out its former top anchor, Bill O’Reilly. At least seven advertisers — Cars.com, Leesa Sleep, Casper, USAA, Peloton, the Crowne Plaza hotel chain and doorbell company Ring...

Time Warner’s CNN Launches Online Vertical for Tech News

Multichannel News: CNN said it’s amplifying its technology coverage with the debut of CNN Tech, billing it as a “multimedia digital destination” that’s focused on news centered on innovation, what’s new in Silicon Valley and other science and tech...

Apple News Names New York Magaziner as Editor in Chief

CNNMoney: Apple News is getting its first-ever editor in chief. Lauren Kern will leave her role as executive editor of New York Magazine on June 2nd for the Cupertino-based company, New York Magazine editor-in-chief Adam Moss announced on Wednesday in a staff...

Time Inc Bidder Doubts Publisher Can Execute Turnaround

New York Post: Time Inc. is a “magazine company begging to be a media company,” Edgar Bronfman Jr., who was part of a group that submitted an unsolicited bid for the publisher, said Thursday. Bronfman said he doubts the company can execute a turnaround if it remains a...

Guardian US Journo Wins Apology from GOPer Over Assault

The Hill: Congressional-elect Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) apologized to the reporter whom he allegedly assaulted the night before his victory in Montana's special election, addressing the situation for the first time in public after news organizations declared him the...

Netflix Users Prefer Comedies in Morning, Thrillers at Night

Daily Mail: Netflix has analyzed the viewing patterns of its customers and found 34% of subscribers who access the platform at 6 a.m. are choosing episodes of classic comedies and mainstream sitcoms. It was also discovered that users enjoyed dramas on their lunch...

Facebook Signs Up BuzzFeed, Vox for Original Video Series

Reuters: Facebook has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks....

Amazon Opens Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore in Manhattan

Recode: After helping drive many U.S. bookstore chains out of business, Amazon has been opening its own retail stores, starting in Seattle in late 2015. Its first Amazon Books location in New York City opens Thursday morning in Manhattan’s Shops at Columbus...

News Corp’s London Times Launches Pay Site for Lawyers

Press Gazette: The Times has launched a premium website for legal readers called The Brief. It will cost £4 a week for new subscribers, and an additional £1 a week for existing ones. The brief will be edited by Times expert legal journalists Frances Gibb and Jonathan...

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