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6:55 PM ET, April 3, 2017

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Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Facebook, Craig Newmark, Mozilla, Betaworks, others help launch $14M global News Integrity Initiative administered by CUNY to improve online news literacy  —  A global coalition of tech leaders, academic institutions, nonprofits and funders, including Facebook, Mozilla and Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark …
Business Insider:
AOL and Yahoo will be renamed Oath after the Verizon deal closes  —  When Verizon merges Yahoo with AOL after its acquisition of Yahoo closes, the newly created division will get a new name.  —  That new name is Oath, sources tell Business Insider.  —  In a deal that was announced in July …
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Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Marissa Mayer will not be part of Verizon's AOL-Yahoo combined company Oath, which will be led by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong  —  The Yahoo CEO is on her way out, say sources, which is really no surprise.  —  According to sources, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will not be continuing …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube to start letting outside firms like DoubleVerify and comScore audit its efforts to avoid controversial ad placements  —  In an interview with Recode, Philipp Schindler, Google's top business exec, walks a fine line.  —  A top Google executive says the company's YouTube ad controversy …
Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
Reuters appeared to retract a story about Jared Kushner being in Iraq, issued a tweet saying the story was wrong then deleted it  —  Jared Kushner has a lot on his plate right now.  As a senior advisor (and son-in-law) to President Trump, Kushner is heading the new White House Office of American Innovation …
Brian Flood / The Wrap:
Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky files sexual harassment suit against the network, Roger Ailes, and its current co-president Bill Shine  —  Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the network, former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and current co-president Bill Shine.
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Apple wants to sell HBO, Showtime and Starz in a single bundle  —  No deal yet.  But this one will be easier than selling regular TV.  —  Apple isn't done trying to sell you pay TV.  —  Here's the company's latest proposal: It wants to sell consumers a premium TV bundle, which combines HBO, Showtime and Starz.
Politico:
Playbook: April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, joins CNN as a political analyst  —  IT'S OPENING DAY!  The Washington Nationals face off against the Miami Marlins at 1:05 p.m. at Nationals Park.  Email us and let us know who is playing hooky!
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Gizmodo Media Group's Executive Managing Editor Katie Drummond is joining Joshua Topolsky's The Outline as its first executive editor  —  She's reuniting with Outline CEO Josh Topolsky  —  The Outline, a startup that promises to take a novel approach to digital publishing, has a new editorial boss …
Steve Jordon / Omaha World-Herald:
BH Media group announces it has eliminated 289 jobs, including 108 vacant positions, to reduce costs  —  BH Media Group of Omaha said Monday it has eliminated 289 jobs, including 108 vacant positions, to reduce costs because of declining advertising and circulation revenue.
Jeff Baumgartner / Broadcasting & Cable:
Roku introduces audience guarantees for TV advertisers that are based on Nielsen ratings, about 2 years after Roku and Nielsen partnered to measure demographics  —  Roku to base guarantees on Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings, tap into currency used for traditional TV advertising
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James Titcomb / Telegraph:
COO Anthony Noto says Twitter is seeking deals with pay-TV companies to let subscribers watch live channels in Twitter app
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Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
The Financial Times' digital revenues have overtaken print, with digital subs up 14% in 2016 to 650K, boosted significantly by Brexit and the US election
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