MCN Online Extra | June 15, 2020

TV’s stories of a lifetime | Enough is enough | Nets see ‘Genius’ in music bios

To read the June 15 digital edition, click on the cover. 

Cover Story
Stories of a Lifetime for TV Reporters
The pandemic was a story that affected everyone. Then the protests related to George Floyd’s death happened.

Enough Is Enough
Police treatment of press called unprecedented in recent times

BET’s Scott Mills on Providing a Platform
Network chief says the channel has a unique role in bringing African-Americans together

Nets See ‘Genius’ in African-American Music Biographies

ISP Tax Break Could Come With New Cost

Wireless Customers Sprint to T-Mobile

Fates & Fortunes
Notable executives on the move for the week of June 15

Top five stories on, June 1-9
1. FCC Grants Spectrum Licenses to T-Mobile, Others
2. New COVID-19 Aid Bill Goes to President’s Desk
3. Fox News Dominates May Cable Network Ratings
4. DirecTV Executives Arrested in Venezuela Following AT&T Pullout
5. A+E Networks to Air ‘The Time is Now: Race and Resolution’ Special

Top stories on, June 1-9
1. It’s Alive! Roku Channel Expands to More Than 100 Live Linear Channels
2. DirecTV Executives Arrested in Venezuela Following AT&T Pullout
3. AT&T’s ‘Zero Rating’ of HBO Max Taken to Task by Dem Senators
4. Window Dissing: Has Theatrical Distribution Finally Collapsed?
5. Android TV Takes Major Step in U.S. Market With Integration into TCL Smart TVs

The Five Spot
The Five Spot: Alon Orstein, Senior VP, Production & Development, TLC