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1:40 AM ET, March 15, 2018

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Denver Business Journal:
Digital First Media's Denver Post plans to cut its newsroom staff of ~90 by ~30%, after cutting 10 positions in December and more earlier  —  The Denver Post is cutting its newsroom staff by approximately 30 percent.  —  Jon Murray, the Denver Post's city hall reporter, tweeted the news …
Megan Farokhmanesh / The Verge:
Wikimedia says it was unaware of YouTube's plans to use Wikipedia content next to conspiracy videos, amid concerns it could increase article vandalism  —  Well, this is awkward  —  At SXSW yesterday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced that the platform would start adding information …
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Casey Newton / The Verge:
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says YouTube will add Wikipedia information to videos about popular conspiracy theories within weeks to provide alternate viewpoints
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Sources: Twitter is working on a camera-first feature to rival Snap that combines location-based photos and videos with Twitter Moments around notable events  —  - Twitter is working on a camera-first feature to rival a Snap service that has been popular with advertisers.
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Jessica Toonkel / Reuters:
NBC News planning online streaming service this year to attract younger viewers; company says it has no plans to bring any of its content back to Facebook  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp's NBC News plans to launch an online streaming service this year as part of its effort …
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
CNN moves Chris Cuomo, a co-host of morning show New Day, to its 9pm news slot, competing with Rachel Maddow of MSNBC and Sean Hannity of Fox News  —  CNN is turning to one of its morning anchors to shore up prime time.  —  Chris Cuomo, the outspoken co-host of “New Day” who has gained prominence …
Siddhartha Deb / Columbia Journalism Review:
Police in India charge 37-year-old man for involvement in last year's fatal shooting of Gauri Lankesh, the editor and publisher of a Bangalore-based weekly  —  Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images  —  On March 3, almost six months after Gauri Lankesh, the editor and publisher …
Stuart Winchester / Viacom:
All Viacom networks and platforms suspended scheduled programming for 17 minutes early Wednesday to coincide with the National School Walkout  —  In the weeks since a gunman claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, courageous young people have marched …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
BuzzFeed uses Cohen libel suit over Russia dossier to demand Stormy Daniels keep Trump and Cohen records; move may lead to her testimony about Trump despite NDA  —  BuzzFeed may have found a legal opening to allow the porn actress Stormy Daniels to discuss her alleged relationship …
Rory Cellan-Jones / BBC:
Facebook bans the far-right anti-Islamic group Britain First and removes the pages of the group and its leaders for repeatedly violating its community standards  —  Facebook has removed the pages of the anti-Islamic group Britain First and its leaders.  —  The social media company …
Radoslav Tomek / Bloomberg:
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico offers to resign after the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak sparked the biggest protests since the fall of communism  —  Fico conditions his departure on Smer choosing his successor  —  Decision goes to president, who has right to name premiers
Discussion: Bloomberg, BBC, DW.COM, DW.COM and The Guardian
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Disney combines direct-to-consumer businesses including streaming services with tech and international media operations into one division, led by Kevin Mayer  —  Kevin Mayer will now oversee direct-to-consumer and international businesses, while Bob Chapek has added consumer products to his oversight.
 
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Sources: Chinese app Qu Toutiao, which aggregates news and video and is a rival of ByteDance's Jinri Toutiao, weighs US IPO, seeking as much as $3B valuation
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South China Morning Post launches Abacus, an English-language news brand covering China's tech industry, led by Ravi Hiranand, formerly of CNN
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Jonathan Galinsky / New York Times:
In the wake of its own scandals, Fox News' site's stories on female sex offenders account for ~30% of its sex crime coverage, even though such crimes are rare
Jillian D'Onfro / CNBC:
Google will ban all cryptocurrency-related advertising, including ICOs, wallets, and trading advice across all of its ad platforms, starting June 2018