• The Athletic is cutting almost 8% of employees, 46 staff members, according to an internal memo, Axios reported.

• The U.S. Senate has confirmed filmmaker Michael Pack to lead the United States Agency for Global Media, the federal agency that runs the Voice of America and other state-funded media.

• The Lawton Constitution (Oklahoma) applied for and got grant money from Google that will be used to help low-income people pay for a subscription.