YouTube Suspends Donald Trump’s Channel for Minimum of Seven Days

YouTube removed a video uploaded to President Trump’s channel because it violated the site’s policy against inciting violence — and as a result, the platform suspended his ability to share content on YouTube for at least seven days. – Todd Spangler, Variety »

Twitch Turns Off Donald Trump’s Account Following Capitol Hill Attack

“In light of yesterday’s shocking attack on the Capitol, we have disabled President Trump’s Twitch channel,” said a spokesperson for the company. “Given the current extraordinary circumstances and the President’s incendiary rhetoric, we believe this is a necessary step to protect our community and prevent Twitch from being used to incite further violence.” – Tyler Fischer, »

Kevin Feige’s ‘Star Wars’ Movie Lands ‘Loki’ EP Michael Waldron as Writer

Waldron’s work on the “Star Wars” movie is part of a larger deal he’s signed with Disney, suggesting a long-term relationship with the company and its live-action divisions. Along with his duties on the Disney Plus series “Loki,” Waldron recently wrote the upcoming Marvel Studios feature “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.” – Adam B. Vary, Variety »

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Remove Trump’s Video About Storming of the Capitol

“This is an emergency situation and we are taking appropriate emergency measures, including removing President Trump’s video. We removed it because on balance we believe it contributes to rather than diminishes the risk of ongoing violence,” Guy Rosen, VP of Integrity at Facebook, said in a tweet. – Joseph Cox, MOTHERBOARD »

Rhys Darby To Headline Taika Waititi’s HBO Max Period Comedy Series ‘Our Flag Means Death’

Created by Jenkins, who also serves as showrunner, Our Flag Means Death is based loosely on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet (Darby), a well-to-do gentleman farmer and child of wealth who suffers a midlife crisis and becomes captain of Revenge, a pirate ship in the early 18th century. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood »
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