Apple CEO Tim Cook killed a planned Apple TV+ show loosely based on the now defunct site Gawker Media, according to The New York Times. Apple, and Cook personally, had been the target of Gawker’s aggressive coverage–most famously in 2008 when Gawker revealed that Cook was gay. Cook, of course, isn’t the first company chieftain to intervene in programming decisions. Hollywood studio...
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