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YouTubers say kids’ content changes could ruin careers

On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission fined YouTube $170 million for collecting data and targeting ads to children, an alleged violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The fine is relatively small — roughly 1 percent of the service’s annual revenue — but it comes with strict conditions …

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6 Queer Creators Share the Dream TV and Film Projects They Haven’t Been Able to Sell (Yet)

<p class="clay-paragraph" data-editable="text" data-uri="www.vulture. com/_components/clay-paragraph/instances/cjwqcg28i00ht9dy6w40w209x@published” data-word-count=”76″>Last year, the screenwriter and director Nisha Ganatra (Late Night, Transparent) tried to sell a show based on her life to TV network executives, about a queer, Indian-American high-school freshman obsessed with Madonna. Ganatra was nervous about how the project would be perceived — initially, …

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TV’s Reckoning with #MeToo

“Tuca and Bertie,” a new animated series on Netflix, was created by Lisa Hanawalt, an illustrator for the dark Hollywood satire “BoJack Horseman.” Like “BoJack,” it’s set in a trippy universe full of visual puns and talking animals—mostly birds, although there are also chain-smoking trees and gossipy cats, not to …

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Comedy series ‘Welcome Home’ set for Proctors premiere

Sometimes comedy both reflects and refracts life itself.  At least, that’s what the creators of the series “Welcome Home” have found. The comedy, which was produced by local filmmakers and actors, is on its second season, which premieres Saturday at Proctors.  With irreverent writing and extreme yet likeable characters, “Welcome Home” …

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