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11:25 AM ET, February 29, 2016

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Alex Pareene / Gawker:
Trump retweeted a Gawker bot that tweeted Mussolini quotes and attributed them to Trump  —  How We Fooled Donald Trump Into Retweeting Benito Mussolini  —  Is Donald Trump a fascist?  Experts, historians, and pundits have debated the question for months.  One thing has been certain for a while now: He tweets like one.
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
MSNBC and Melissa Harris-Perry confirm they are parting ways, in talks about an exit deal  —  Melissa Harris-Perry is out at MSNBC  —  Melissa Harris-Perry will not be back on MSNBC.  —  On Sunday morning, two days after the host's private fight with management went public …
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Jamil Smith / Medium:
Melissa Harris-Perry's email to staffers of her show: I love our show. I want it back.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
New York Times' Josh Barro rejoining Business Insider as senior editor, columnist  —  Josh Barro to return to Business Insider  —  Josh Barro is returning to Business Insider as senior editor, the site will announce on Monday.  —  Barro will take charge of the site's commentary team …
Bryan Bishop / The Verge:
The Best Picture Oscar goes to Spotlight, chronicling the Boston Globe's work to expose sex abuse in the Catholic church  —  Oscars 2016: Spotlight wins Best Picture  —  Leave it to good old fashioned journalism to throw off The Revenant's big night: Spotlight just won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
TVNewsCheck:
Tribune Media posts Q4 earnings; revenue down 3.4% to $464M, $46.5M decrease in net political advertising revenues, 2.6% gain in core ad revenue  —  Tribune Posts 4Q Earnings, Considers Sale  —  Revenue decreases 3.4% to $464 million, pegged to a $46.5 million decrease in net political advertising revenues …
Discussion: Tribune Media and TVSpy
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Alex T. Williams / American Press Institute:
78% of US newspapers with 50K+ circulation use digital subscription models; drops to 64% for newspapers with circulations of 250K+  —  Paying for Digital News: The rapid adoption and current landscape of digital subscriptions at U.S. newspapers  —  Newspaper publishers in the United States …
Discussion: FishbowlNY
Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal:
Viceland, Vice Media's joint cable channel with A&E, launches Monday with roster of major advertisers  —  Vice Media to Launch Its Own Cable TV Channel  —  Venture with A+E, which goes live Monday, has assembled roster of big advertisers drawn by promise of a young audience
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
ESPN digital editorial director Chad Millman on the company's mobile content strategy  —  Inside ESPN's mobile strategy: “If we're thinking about anything else, we're failing the audience”  —  ESPN is at a crossroads.  Its business model, which has long been dependent on cable subscription fees …
Discussion: Re/code
Garett Sloane / Digiday:
Sources: Snapchat wants to sell its own ad inventory on Discover channels where publishers like BuzzFeed and Vox had exclusive ad rights  —  Snapchat's new audience-based ad strategy could wrest control from Discover publishers  —  As Snapchat's ad platform evolves, the top publishers …
Omar Oakes / Media Week:
Trinity Mirror profits decline 6.9% YoY to £592.7M, print ad revenue down 13% to £182M, digital ad revenue up 30.8% to £37.3M  —  Trinity Mirror's pre-tax profits fall by 17.6%  —  Trinity Mirror's pre-tax profits for 2015 dropped by 17.6 per cent to £67.2 million last year …
 
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Trinity Mirror launches The New Day, Britain's first new national newspaper in 30 years
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Matt Waite / Nieman Lab:
An amendment in the FAA's budget reauthorization bill could allow journalists and others to use drone cameras with fewer rules
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