Media Insider: White House To Allow Skype Seats, Snapchat Preemptively Restricts Fake News, Six Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Unrest

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of media stories from the week. MEDIAITE | LINDSEY ELLEFSON Spicer Says Trump Admin Is Creating ‘Skype Seats’ Program To Allow Journos Outside DC More Access A new initiative called “Skype Seats” is coming to a White House press briefing room near you. Press Secretary Sean Spicer mentioned…

Media Insider: Yahoo Changes Ahead, Brand Podcasts Trend Upward, Meryl Streep’s Speech Sparks CPJ Donations

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Marissa Mayer Resigning From Yahoo Board as Remaining Company Renames Itself Altaba (TechCrunch) Yahoo’s planned sale to Verizon appears to be moving forward, reports TechCrunch. With the sale underway, Yahoo’s remaining assets, Alibaba and Yahoo Japan, will now be…