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Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
News Corp.'s HarperCollins Publishers cancels Chris Cuomo's planned book Deep Denial; sources say Jeff Zucker told CNN staff that Cuomo won't get a severance
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
A look at The Guardian's Martin Pengelly, who repeatedly publishes scoops from political bestsellers, likely by getting early copies from a bookseller
Sara Fischer / Axios:
The 19th hires Julia Chan, managing editor of digital at public broadcaster KQED, as EIC starting January 10, replacing Andrea Valdez, who moved to The Atlantic
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