News of Note—Meredith, YouTube TV and 21st Century Fox

news of note

Here are the stories we're following today:

> Meredith's local TV revenues fell to $170 million as political advertising dropped to about $2.1 million, down from $40 million one year ago. Release

> YouTube TV has signed an exclusive rights deal with a new Major League Soccer team in Los Angeles. Variety article

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> 21st Century Fox has told a judge that American Idol lenders are seeking to blame others for their high-risk loans that didn't pan out. Hollywood Reporter article