News of Note—Telstra, HBO and Tegna

news of note

Here are the stories we're following today:

> Telstra and News Corp. today announced their intention to combine Foxtel and Fox SPORTS Australia into a new company. Release

> HBO's Twitter and Facebook accounts have been hacked. Variety article

> The former digital director for WTSP, the CBS affiliate in Tampa, Florida, is suing the station and its parent company, Tegna, for sex discrimination. TVSpy article

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