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Sources: in January, O'Reilly agreed to pay $32M to settle sexual harassment claims from former Fox analyst Lis Wiehl; in February his contract was extended  —  In January, the Fox News host was said to have agreed to a $32 million settlement with a former network analyst, the largest of his known payouts.
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Tony Maglio / The Wrap:NEW!
Netflix to raise $1.6B in debt to fund content acquisitions, production, and development  —  Netflix plans to raise an additional $1.6 billion in debt to for “content acquisitions, production and development,” among other “general corporate purposes,” the streaming giant said on Monday.
Adrienne Lafrance / Nieman Reports:
News organizations experiment with personalized content but it is making political polarization worse  —  News personalization could help publishers attract and retain audiences—in the process making political polarization even worse  —  I  —  t took a terrorist attack for Google to enter the news business.
Discussion: Vanity Fair
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Profile of Matthew Henick, head of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, as the unit focuses on developing ideas for feature-length movies and TV series  —  Matthew Henick, a onetime teenage ringtone magnate, is leading the company away from popular shorts toward deals with production studios.
Discussion: @jimwindolf and @melbournecoal
Mathew Ingram / Columbia Journalism Review:
NYT's and WSJ's social media rules won't convince readers that journalists aren't biased, prevents outlets from using full potential of the medium  —  The relationship between media outlets and social platforms like Twitter has always been tense.  On some level, publishers …
Anna Clark / Columbia Journalism Review:
As during the AIDS epidemic, victims and families use obituaries to highlight the depth of the opioid crisis, particularly in news deserts  —  AUSTIN JONATZKE of Stevensville, Michigan, didn't live a long life, but his family wants you to know how meaningful it was.  He adored his redheaded nieces and nephew.
Discussion: www.wnyc.org
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Wattpad's free storytelling and fan fiction app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a $6/month ad-free plan  —  Wattpad, the company behind a suite of apps for reading and sharing stories - including a fairly popular “chat fiction” app Tap, a rival to Hooked - is today adding its first ever subscription plan for its flagship application.
Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
Q&A with Condé Nast Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff on finding projects in the archives, character-driven narratives, and working on scripted projects  —  The media company's entertainment president (and former CW chief) opens up about developing a GQ feature into 'Only the Brave …
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Silvia Killingsworth / The Awl:
Vox Media Editorial Director Lockhart Steele, founder of Curbed, has been fired; CEO staff memo said Steele admitted conduct “inconsistent with our core values”
 
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Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Inside MLK50, a year-long digi-journalism project on economic inequality and underrepresentation of blacks in Memphis, which will end April 4, 2018
Emily Tan / Campaign:
Google debuts machine learning-powered TV Content Explorer to catalog shows and beta forecasting and pacing models that predict ad inventory across devices
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Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors:
Billboard's Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts to give more weight to subscription-based streaming services and paid tiers of hybrid services starting in 2018
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: some employees feel Facebook is being used as a scapegoat for 2016 election outcome using flawed hindsight about factors mostly beyond FB's control