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11:21 PM ET, March 16, 2015

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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple aiming to launch online TV service in September with about 25 channels, anchored by ABC, CBS, Fox  —  Apple in Talks to Launch Online TV Service  —  Service would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters such as ABC, CBS and Fox  —  Shalini Ramachandran and Daisuke Wakabayashi
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Tribune to Stream Local TV News Reports to Watchup Internet Apps  —  Tribune Broadcasting will deliver online video reports from 30 of its TV stations to users of Watchup, a startup whose service delivers personalized newscasts to Internet-video devices.  —  Tribune Media last fall led a $2.75 million round of funding in Watchup.
Discussion: The Wrap, LostRemote and TVSpy
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Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times:
Watchup app woos millennials with custom-curated news streaming  —  TV news has a problem with younger viewers: It doesn't have enough of them.  —  It's why some outlets have signed on with tech entrepreneur Adriano Farano, who is betting he can bring video journalism to young viewers …
Discussion: @watchup, @tvnewslab and @kevglobal
Gregory Korte / USA Today:
White House exempts from FOIA its Office of Administration, which keeps visitor logs  —  White House office to delete its FOIA regulations  —  WASHINGTON — The White House is removing a federal regulation that subjects its Office of Administration to the Freedom of Information Act …
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it  —  Most millennials don't seek out news on social media, but the vast majority of them get news from social networks once they see it there, according to a report released today …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
BuzzFeed's New Strategy: Fishing for Eyeballs in Other People's Streams  —  BuzzFeed doesn't have any problem attracting Web traffic — the people who brought you The Dress say they're getting 200 million visitors a month, even when they don't have an astonishing viral phenomenon on their hands.
Forbes:
Forbes Media Acquires Private Photo Sharing App Camerama  —  New York, NY (March 16, 2015) - Forbes Media today announced the acquisition of the private photo sharing app Camerama.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Effective immediately, the founder of Camerama Salah Akram Zalatimo …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Cablevision to Offer HBO Now to Broadband-Only Customers  —  Cablevision Systems is the first pay-TV provider to agree to offer HBO's standalone Internet-streaming service — available without a cable TV package.  —  Pricing for HBO Now as purchased through Cablevision's Optimum service was not announced.
Nicole Levy / Capital New York:
TLDR, podcast spinoff of WNYC's “On the Media”, drops host Meredith Haggerty, continues in “exploratory mode”  —  WNYC says ‘TLDR’ to live on  —  Media writers and journalists on Twitter were abuzz this morning with the rumor that “TLDR,” a spinoff of the WNYC radio show …
Discussion: @manymanywords
Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein / Reuters:
Mexico's MVS fires leading journalist who exposed presidential scandal  —  (Reuters) - One of Mexico's most prominent journalists, whose team revealed a conflict-of-interest scandal ensnaring President Enrique Pena Nieto last year, has been fired, her employer MVS Radio said on Sunday.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix Stock ‘Unattractive’ with Growing Pressure From HBO, Amazon, Hulu: Analysts  —  Netflix shares were down more than 4% in mid-day trading Monday after Wall Street firm Evercore ISI downgraded the stock to “sell” based on growing competition from HBO, Amazon, Hulu and others in the over-the-top video segment.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and CNNMoney
Multichannel News:
NewBay Media reorganizes TV division, changing editors at Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, Next TV  —  NewBay Media Reorganizes TV Sector  —  Robichaux Named Editorial Director Across Brands, Grego Transitions to Consulting Editor  —  NewBay Media's Television Sector brands …
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
 
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Henry Mance / Financial Times:
BuzzFeed replaces Will Hayward as head of European operations, hiring ex-Googler Kate Burns
Karen Fratti / LostRemote:
ABC News Available on Roku, and Apple TV Internationally
Discussion: New York Times, TVNewser and Vulture
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Patreon Acquires Artist Subscription Competitor Subbable
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
YouTube's reportedly planning a subscription service for on-demand video
Discussion: Telegraph, Digital Spy and The Verge
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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
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Henry Mance / Financial Times:
Final shortlist for new Guardian editor to be named on Friday: US EIC Katharine Viner and BBC Newsnight editor Ian Katz