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7:30 PM ET, April 6, 2015


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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Phi Kappa Psi to ‘pursue all available legal action’ against Rolling Stone  —  The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Virginia said Monday that it is moving forward with a possible lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine in the wake of the now-retracted “Rape on Campus” article.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Rolling Stone is a publication in institutional denial about its journalistic failings  —  Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner is in complete denial  —  Rolling Stone magazine failed an array of journalistic tests in publishing its November 2014 story “A Rape on Campus,” …
In press conf, Rolling Stone report authors say problem was with methodology, not Jackie  —  Rolling Stone report authors defer to the magazine on why no one has been fired … The authors of Columbia Journalism School's  —  Here are some of the questions the authors answered on Monday.
Elizabeth Spayd / Columbia Journalism Review:
Q&A with Columbia University's Steve Coll and Sheila Coronel on Rolling Stone report: “This was a systematic and collective failure”
Columbia Journalism Review:
Rolling Stone's investigation: “A failure that was avoidable”
New York Times:
Statement From Writer of Rolling Stone Rape Article, Sabrina Erdely
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
Rolling Stone retracts UVA rape article following investigation that found the magazine failed to verify basic details; writer Sabrina Erdely apologizes
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
John Oliver lands Edward Snowden interview from Russia  —  HBO comedian John Oliver scored his biggest coup yet: an in-depth interview in Russia with whistleblower Edward Snowden.  —  The comedian surprised viewers on Sunday night by revealing that he visited Russia last week and met with Snowden …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Turkey lifts block on Twitter after it complies with local court order to remove pictures of an Istanbul prosecutor  —  Twitter Is Back in Turkey After Just a Few Hours  —  That didn't last long.  —  The block on Twitter in Turkey has apparently been lifted after the microblogging site complied …
Lehar Maan / Reuters:
Viacom to cut jobs, abandon titles, reorganize network groups  —  (Reuters) - U.S. media company Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) said it will undertake a restructuring, including cutting jobs, abandoning some acquired titles and reorganizing three of its domestic network groups into two new organizations, to drive growth.
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
New Apple TV Will Not Support 4K Video Streaming  —  And you probably won't care.  —  BuzzFeed Illustration  —  When Apple's next-generation Apple TV finally arrives at market later this year, it will bring a groaning board of new features to the company's dusty set-top box — as BuzzFeed News first reported.
Shannon Bond / Financial Times:
Vox buys data science start-up OpBandit to track readers better  —  Vox Media, the US digital publisher, has bought a data science start-up as it looks to track more closely how readers view, share and interact with content across the internet.  —  OpBandit tracks information about readers …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Hulu launches GIF search engine for its TV shows, powered by Tumblr and shareable on Twitter, Pinterest or via email  —  Hulu Launches Its Own GIF Search Engine  —  Streaming video service Hulu is today launching its own tool for fans of GIFs, with the debut of its own GIF search engine powered by Tumblr.
Eric Lipton / New York Times:
Comcast Recruits Its Beneficiaries to Lobby for Time Warner Deal  —  WASHINGTON — The letters have come from all around the United States — from the Nutmeg Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Connecticut, the Houston Area Urban League and even the Dan Marino Foundation in Fort Lauderdale …
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Publishing Platform RebelMouse Nabs $16 Million In A Series B Growth Round  —  Content publishing platform RebelMouse has raised $16 million in Series B funding from previous investors Softbank Capital and Oak Investment Partners, with additional participation from Buddy Media's Mike Lazerow.
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