News of Note—ABC News, Michael Jackson, Vevo and ATSC 3.0

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Vevo is killing off its mobile apps and website and refocusing its efforts on YouTube. (Pixabay)

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> The estate of Michael Jackson issued a statement about ABC News' special on the last days of his life, calling it a "crass and unauthorized attempt to exploit [his] life, music and image." Release

> Vevo is killing off its mobile apps and website and refocusing its efforts on YouTube. Variety article

> The Society of Broadcast Engineers and the Advanced Television Systems Committee announced a cooperative effort to develop a new Specialist level of SBE certification that will benchmark an individual's proficiency in the ATSC 3.0 System standard. Release

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