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Politics 2021-05-23T14:14:00Z
Jason Miller, Senior Adviser to the Trump 2020 re-election campaign, appears for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, on Feb. 9, 2021.

A court ruled that a Trump spokesperson must pay $42,000 to Gizmodo Media Group for wrongfully claiming the outlet defamed him

Now-defunct news outlet Splinter, owned by G/O Media, reported in 2018 that Jason Miller had given a dancer abortion drugs after getting her pregnant.
Media 2021-05-23T13:25:00Z
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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Halston' to 'Castlevania'

Ryan Murphy's new series "Halston" was Netflix's most popular TV series this week, and "The Upshaws" dethroned "Jupiter's Legacy."
Media 2021-05-23T11:40:38Z
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Conservative media outlets feud as OAN accuses pro-Trump Newsmax of being a 'left-leaning' network

One America News and Newsmax, both right-wing media outlets, have been competing with eachother to win over dissatisfied Fox News viewers.
Politics 2021-05-22T20:06:49Z

CNN ends contract with Rick Santorum after dismissive comments about Native Americans

Santorum caused anger after dismissing the role of Native Americans in history, saying that there was "nothing" in America before colonizers arrived.
Media 2021-05-22T19:30:46Z

A young journalist who was fired from the Associated Press after pro-Palestine activism and social media posts resurfaced says the outlet made her a 'scapegoat'

Emily Wilder said the AP had been aware of her "activism for Palestinian human rights" while she was a student at Stanford University.
Premium Media 2021-05-22T14:26:43Z

David Zaslav is about to shake up Hollywood as the new Discovery-WarnerMedia chief. Insiders describe an aggressive deal-maker and demanding boss.

Acquaintances say he's known for being a master relationship-builder but also being demanding with staff.
Media 2021-05-22T14:00:00Z

Get a sneak peek into the most trusted social media platforms of 2020

Get a peek into our Digital Trust Rankings by downloading a FREE preview of our 2020 Digital Trust Enterprise Edge Report!
Tech 2021-05-22T12:55:00Z

Amazon sold you everything, now it wants to test you

In this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter we look at Amazon's next big thing, and check in on the latest in the world of SPACs.
Premium Tech 2021-05-22T12:34:09Z

Writers for a popular video game website allege their CEO spent thousands on 'strippers and cocaine,' and owes them $40,000 in back pay

The writers of THESPIKE.GG, a fan site for video game Valorant, announced publicly that they are leaving, claiming they're owed $40,000 in back pay.
Media 2021-05-22T10:47:00Z

How Dan Bongino went from a failed congressional candidate to one of the kings of conservative media

The radio commentator and one of Facebook's most popular figures spoke to Insider about his approach and where he wants conservatism to go.
Media 2021-05-21T18:25:18Z

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'The Woman in the Window' to 'Sabotage'

"The Woman in the Window" was Netflix's most popular movie this week despite terrible critic reviews.
Premium Media 2021-05-21T16:48:38Z

We estimated how much Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, and more are making from the subscribers they gained this past year

Our analysis found that Netflix likely added roughly as much revenue as Disney+ with a fraction of the new subscribers.
Media 2021-05-21T16:42:16Z

Netflix is reportedly looking to hire an executive to expand its gaming content

A push into the lucrative gaming market could help save Netflix from slowing subscriber growth numbers.
Premium Media 2021-05-21T15:43:28Z

A new 57-page report on Instagram strategy includes insights like ideal caption length and number of hashtags. Here are 5 key takeaways.

A new report from Mention and HubSpot breaks down the best practices to optimize engagement on Instagram for marketing.
Premium Media 2021-05-21T14:42:27Z

Snapchat won't pay $1 million per day to creators anymore but says it will still dish out 'millions per week'

Snap is retiring its $1 million daily Spotlight payouts to creators, opting to distribute an undisclosed monthly sum among a wider swath of talent.
Media 2021-05-21T13:51:53Z

Media mogul Barry Diller ripped AT&T's WarnerMedia-Discovery merger, saying the company should be 'dead and buried by now'

Barry Diller, the chairman of IAC and Expedia, called the WarnerMedia-Discovery merger the "great escape" for AT&T.

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Premium Media 2021-05-21T13:06:15Z

The top creator economy moves of the week, from Maven's $20 million in funding to Jellysmack's crypto exec hire

Recent creator economy news includes new hires at Jellysmack and Popular Pays, and $20 million in funding for online-course startup Maven.
Premium Media 2021-05-21T12:32:48Z

The 19 most powerful WarnerMedia content execs, as the HBO Max and Warner Bros. owner prepares to merge with Discovery

After a company-wide management shake-up at WarnerMedia, Insider identified the 19 top execs in charge of content for HBO, HBO Max, and Warner Bros.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-21T12:11:23Z

A startup that wants to help creators harness fans' contact info has raised $3 million in seed funding

The startup works with influencers to help them collect first-party data like emails to pitch for brand deals and to do their own marketing.
Media 2021-05-20T23:59:52Z

Netflix's 'spectacle' TV boss explains how his team creates hits like 'The Queen's Gambit' and 'Jupiter's Legacy'

Netflix VP of originals Peter Friedlander broke down what makes a spectacle and event TV show at Netflix.
Advertising 2021-05-20T21:36:32Z

Here's how much streaming subscribers are worth

Insider's top advertising and media stories for May 21.
Media 2021-05-20T19:18:15Z

The top 9 streaming shows of the week are ruled by sci-fi, fantasy, and superheroes

Netflix's hit anime series "Castlevania" is back in demand after its final season debuted last week.
Premium Media 2021-05-20T17:44:55Z

The top media M&A targets and buyers in 2021, as WarnerMedia and Discovery's merger reignites deal chatter and rivals look to combine

Media bankers, consultants, and other experts predicted how talks between media giants could play out in 2021.
Politics 2021-05-20T17:35:52Z

CNN's Chris Cuomo helped his brother NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo with 'strategy calls' to craft his response to sexual-harassment allegations: WaPo

CNN issued a statement calling its anchor's involvement "inappropriate," adding: "He will not participate in such conversations going forward."
Media 2021-05-20T15:17:23Z

Audiences want to see 'Black Widow' in theaters but family movies could struggle to lure people from the couch

A new survey found what movies this summer consumers preferred to watch in theaters and which they would rather watch at 合约数字币和虚拟币home.
Premium Media 2021-05-20T14:46:53Z

Inside the OnlyFans reality show where 10 women moved into a rapper's house to find fame, but some say they left with trauma, injuries, and matching tattoos

Wannabe influencers jumped at the chance to star in Blueface's internet show, but the experience wasn't exactly what they expected.
Premium Media 2021-05-20T13:53:40Z

A 27-year-old digital marketer quit her job to start an influencer management firm. Here's what she learned in her first year.

Annelise Campbell launched CFG in 2019 and manages a roster of diverse influencers. Here's how she launched her firm, starting with just one client.
Media 2021-05-20T13:00:00Z

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The Chart of the Day newsletter is a daily email packed with data and key statistics on the biggest trends in today's most disruptive industries.
Media 2021-05-20T12:06:09Z

Olivia Jade is rebuilding her influencer business after the college-admissions scandal

The top influencer news of the week includes how podcasters can make money using Patreon and inside a management firm focused on diverse talent.
Tech 2021-05-20T02:03:36Z

Amazon hit with 5 lawsuits from warehouse and corporate employees alleging discrimination and retaliation

"Amazon can no longer dismiss abusive behavior and retaliation by white managers as mere anecdotes. These are systemic problems," their attorneys said.
Premium Enterprise 2021-05-19T23:42:18Z

Former Pando journalist Paul Carr quietly shut down his new publication for tech workers after less than six months of operation

Carr says Tech Worker was a victim of bad timing and "subscription fatigue," failing to attract an audience for its coverage of tech labor issues.
Premium Tech 2021-05-19T21:37:35Z

A streamer who broadcast in a bikini on Amazon's Twitch had ads 'indefinitely suspended' after she says an advertiser 'pushed back'

Twitch streamer Kaitlyn Siragusa, known online as Amouranth, said that advertising on her channel has been removed.
Advertising 2021-05-19T20:50:59Z

WarnerMedia and Discovery's merger is spurring M&A chatter

Insider's top advertising and media stories for May 20.
Premium Media 2021-05-19T18:34:56Z

Fox is seeking a new comms chief to replace Hope Hicks, and sources say it's eyeing people in tech and politics

Fox Corp., which houses Fox News, streaming platform Tubi, and a growing sports betting business, is eyeing executives with a political background.
Premium Media 2021-05-19T17:46:13Z

TikTok and YouTube influencers reveal the wild gifts they've received from fans and brands, including fake thongs, spicy peppers, and antique dolls

Insider spoke to six TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram creators about the unsolicited packages they receive and what they do with fans' 合约数字币和虚拟币homemade art.
Premium Media 2021-05-19T16:48:05Z

A podcasting duo explains how they built one of Patreon's highest-earning memberships

Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds cohost True Crime Obsessed, a true crime and comedy podcast. They shared how to use Patreon to earn revenue.
Premium Media 2021-05-19T16:00:20Z

EXCLUSIVE: Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch talks about his dad, Tucker Carlson, Trump, and why he plans to stick around

Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch opens up about Fox News controversies, his plans for the company, and his father's influence.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-19T15:31:47Z

Fashion 'hauls' on TikTok rack up billions of views, but a growing number of creators are calling them out for being unsustainable

The TikTok "haul" hashtag has more than 7 billion views, but a growing number of users are criticizing the trend for encouraging overconsumption.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-19T15:21:37Z

A day in the life of a 28-year-old ad agency staffer who gets paid to spend up to 40 hours a week playing video games

In 2018, George Sadler joined the ad agency Waste in London, where he works as a game-capture artist.
Premium Media 2021-05-19T14:11:02Z

Now that Jeff Zucker's golfing buddy is set to run Discovery-WarnerMedia, insiders are speculating he could get a new role at the future company

Zucker was expected to leave WarnerMedia this year, but the merger news has friends speculating he may stay.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-19T13:00:00Z

A TikTok creator who posts tips on how to apply to college breaks down how he has grown his account to 880,000 followers and is attracting brand deals

Gohar Khan's TikTok account hosts college-admissions advice. He has 880,000 followers, brand deals, and has launched a consulting firm.
Media 2021-05-19T11:01:39Z

Fox News filed to dismiss a $1.6 billion defamation suit by vote-machine company Dominion. The suit claims Fox promoted baseless claims of election fraud from Giuliani and others.

Giuliani falsely claimed Dominion's machines flipped votes to Biden. Fox said it "had a free-speech right to interview the president's lawyers."
Politics 2021-05-19T10:14:04Z

Fox News says it was covering 'both sides' of Trump's election-fraud conspiracy theory in its motion to dismiss Dominion's defamation lawsuit

Dominion Voting Systems said Fox News pushed debunked theories that the company flipped the 2020 election.
Advertising 2021-05-19T00:40:45Z

Where WarnerMedia-Discovery will find $3 billion in cuts

Plus: TV ad prices spike, Anheuser-Busch's data play, and more.
Premium Media 2021-05-19T00:31:14Z

Amazon had tapped WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar to run its burgeoning media empire, but he turned it down

Kilar is reportedly negotiating an exit after AT&T's Discovery merger. He almost ran Amazon's media business instead.
Premium Finance 2021-05-18T20:04:09Z

Inside the massive WarnerMedia-Discovery media marriage: The bankers and lawyers who played key roles, and how it came together

We've got the names of the dealmakers from top firms like Goldman Sachs, LionTree, Sullivan & Cromwell, and Debevoise & Plimpton who crafted the deal.
Premium Media 2021-05-18T17:05:38Z

WarnerMedia-Discovery merger is expected to create $3 billion in savings — here are some of the jobs at risk

In big corporate mergers like these, as much as 75% of cost savings can come from staff and overhead, which could amount to thousands of jobs.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-18T13:34:37Z

TV ad prices are soaring as brands like Mars embrace the return to normalcy

Alcohol and packaged-goods brands are running big summer campaigns, causing prices to spike as much as 30%.
Media 2021-05-18T13:01:00Z

US Video Gaming Industry in 2021: Gaming Devices & Gaming Video Content Viewership Trends

The pandemic has led to an increase in gaming usage which resulted in heightened viewership across the gaming landscape in 2020. Learn more about 2021's data.
Premium Media 2021-05-18T12:39:59Z

WarnerMedia and Discovery's merger is causing a leadership shake-up. Here are the execs vying for power.

WarnerMedia is set to merge with Discovery, which could ignite an exec battle in the style of "Game of Thrones" as the companies consolidate.
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