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8:30 AM ET, February 26, 2016

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Rudi Keller / Columbia Daily Tribune:
University of Missouri board votes to fire professor Melissa Click, who called for “muscle” against student reporter  —  University of Missouri curators vote to fire Melissa Click  —  Melissa Click, an assistant professor of mass media at the University of Missouri …
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat teams up with Nielsen to measure video ad reach for Live Stories and Discover, and also will use ad tech firms Innovid and Sizmek  —  Snapchat Enlists Nielsen to Track Ad Campaigns  —  Move should please ad buyers, who have been clamoring for more data from fast-growing mobile app
Prof. Jeff Jarvis / Al Jazeera America:
The New Republic, Pando, Al Jazeera America, Fusion, Mic, and The Dodo get skewered by @profjeffjarvis in satiric piece  —  Six hot media startups to watch in 2016  —  When it comes to innovation in journalism, these companies are the true incubators  —  As a leading hyperglocal thinkfluencer …
Jim Acosta / CNN:
At a recent meeting, Apple, Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, and MTV executives offered advice to Obama administration on how to combat ISIS online  —  First on CNN: Government enlists tech giants to fight ISIS messaging  —  Apple CEO: Complying with FBI a ‘dangerous precedent’
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Pew Research Center:
Study: 78% of Reddit users get news there, 45% use it to learn about the 2016 election, majority of candidate-centered comments appear in political subreddits  —  Nearly Eight-in-Ten Reddit Users Get News on the Site  —  Interest in Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders …
Facebook:
Facebook rolling out live video streaming to Android in US, expanding to over 30 countries on iOS  —  Bringing Facebook Live to Android and More Countries  —  Facebook Live enables you to share your experiences and perspectives in real time, with the people who matter to you …
Discussion: The Next Web, Engadget and The Verge
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News:
Jay Yarow, former Business Insider executive editor, named SVP and executive editor for CNBC Digital, reporting to network President Mark Hoffman  —  CNBC Digital hires Yarow as executive editor  —  CNBC chairman Mark Hoffman sent out the following announcement on Thursday:
Metropolitan Police:
Operation Elveden, the probe into leaking of information to journalists, and inappropriate payments by journalists to police and public officials, has ended  —  Operation Elveden completed  —  [IMAGE: Infographic on Operation Elveden in numbers]  —  On Wednesday, 24 February following consultation …
Spiegel Online:
Most Germans Think the Press Is Lying to Them About Refugees  —  Germans are losing faith in their media.  Nowhere is this more apparent than in mistrust of refugee crisis media coverage.  Where did journalists go wrong?  And how much of this skepticism reflects a preference for rumors over facts?
Discussion: @realsesmith and @agent_c
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Q&A with The Hill owner Jimmy Finkelstein on plans to increase editorial staff by 25%, video initiatives, and the future of print  —  ‘The Hill’ to expand as digital traffic grows  —  Heightened interest for all things political this season — thanks in no small measure …
Jenna Portnoy / Washington Post:
Va. lawmakers table a bill that would exempt police names from disclosure  —  RICHMOND — Lawmakers in Virginia on Thursday evening effectively killed a bill that would have made it possible for law enforcement agencies to keep officers' names secret, postponing a debate that was attracting national attention to the state.
BBC:
Full report by Dame Janet Smith of her inquiry into the BBC's culture and practices during the Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall years  —  Dame Janet Smith review  —  Introduction The BBC Trust has published in full the report by Dame Janet Smith DBE of her inquiry into the BBC's culture …
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Guardian:
DJ Tony Blackburn fired from BBC after evidence he gave to Savile inquiry “fell short” of standards required
 
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Dean Roper / World News Publishing Focus by WAN-IFRA:
Interview with Norwegian publisher Schibsted's CEO as the 176 year-old company reports 62% of revenues now come from digital