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1:00 AM ET, February 25, 2016


 Top News: 
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Limited resources and paywalls limit some publishers experiments with AMP while others go all in  —  Diving all in or dipping a toe?  How publishers are approaching Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages initiative  —  “Mobile web performance is bad — I challenge you find someone who disagrees with that …
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch: sites now automatically support Google's AMP to speed up mobile page loading; self-hosted WordPress sites can enable AMP with a plugin
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: Google to add Chromecast-like features to TV sets, starting with Vizio, could become available as early as spring  —  Google to Add Casting to TV Sets, Starting With Vizio (Exclusive)  —  Move could signal shift in company's living-room strategy  —  Google is getting ready …
Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal:
Inside New Media Investment Group, the private equity-run chain driving consolidation with its purchases of small newspapers  —  New Media Emerges as Big Player for Small Newspapers  —  Private equity-run chain snaps up assets as a sharp drop in prices drives wave of consolidation
Discussion: AdExchanger
Peter Sterne / Politico:
Genius hires former Gawker features editor Leah Finnegan to head News Genius in renewed push into general news  —  Genius hires former Gawker editor to spearhead news division  —  Genius has hired former Gawker editor Leah Finnegan as managing news editor, the annotation start-up announced today.
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
New entrants like Fusion, Vox, and Gawker join the crowd of sites covering 2016 national elections  —  New media players seek to make their mark on the 2016 campaign  —  Sam Biddle wants to catch Ted Cruz with his pants down.  —  “My dream story would be me next to Ted Cruz at a urinal …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Yahoo stops signing up new publishers to its ad network Yahoo Recommends as company faces uncertain future  —  Yahoo is pulling back on its Outbrain/Taboola competitor  —  The content recommendation wars have claimed another casualty: Yahoo Recommends, Yahoo's two-year-old widget …
Discussion: WebProNews,, AdNews and @lmoses
New York Times:
White House met Wednesday at Justice Department with marketing, tech, and entertainment executives, seeking help in fight with violent extremists online  —  Tech and Media Firms Called to Terrorism Meeting by White House  —  Obama administration officials will meet with executives …
Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon Studios Paid Staggering $15M for Woody Allen's Next Film  —  EMAIL ME  —  The untitled movie, starring Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively and Kristen Stewart, was acquired sight unseen — and at three times what Sony Pictures Classics paid for Allen's previous film.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Warner Bros. Acquires DramaFever from SoftBank  —  Warner Bros. has bought DramaFever, a streaming-video subscription service specializing in Korean TV shows and film dramas, and is eyeing the deal as paving the way to launch new over-the-top services.  —  WB is acquiring DramaFever …
Sophie Jamieson / Telegraph:
Radio DJ Tony Blackburn fired shortly before new sex abuse report is released on Savile era, vows legal action against BBC  —  Tony Blackburn sacked by BBC ahead of sex abuse report  —  DJ Tony Blackburn says he plans to take legal action against the BBC for ‘destroying my career and reputation’
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Business Insider executive editor Jay Yarow leaving to join a not-yet-named “network”  —  Business Insider executive editor Yarow leaves  —  Jay Yarow, the executive editor for Business Insider, resigned Wednesday afternoon to accept another job.  —  His departure was announced in a short newsroom meeting.
Discussion: @fmanjoo and @talkingbiznews
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