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11:30 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 …
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 …
Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal:
Soldier of Fortune Shutters Print Magazine After 40 Years  —  Magazine, which chronicles the world of mercenaries, will transition to being entirely online  —  Soldier of Fortune, the notorious magazine chronicling the shadowy world of mercenaries battling it out in hot spots around the globe …
Discussion: FishbowlNY and @lalpert1
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
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 …
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
BuzzFeed reporter attended closed White House anti-ISIS meeting with tech and media companies, but editor says she was reporting, not advising  —  BuzzFeed Says It Wasn't Participating In Government's Anti-ISIS Meeting, Only Reporting  —  So why weren't other journalists let in to cover the “Madison Valleywood Project”?
Ben Williams / Adblock Plus and (a little) more:
Adblock Plus Acceptable Ads: publishers with over 10M ad impressions per month pay licensing fee for whitelisting  —  Acceptable Ads explained: monetization  —  Internally, we talk about Acceptable Ads all the time.  Ever since we decided to take the middle way, choosing not to block …
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 …
Discussion: @jweb
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:
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 …
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 …
 
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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