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5:25 AM ET, April 2, 2018

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Timothy Burke / The Concourse:
Sinclair's local TV anchors are reading corporate-mandated script saying some media outlets publish fake news, as Sinclair awaits Tribune deal approval from FCC  —  Earlier this month, CNN's Brian Stelter broke the news that Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner or operator of nearly 200 television stations …
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Profile of Spotify's CFO Barry McCarthy as the company prepares for its unusual direct listing on NYSE this Tuesday  —  Spotify's CFO pushed for this week's direct listing, which could change life for Wall Street and for big tech startups.  —  When Spotify goes public Tuesday …
Jordan Weissmann / Slate:
The Atlantic's Kevin Williamson hire is another instance of the media legitimizing writers with abhorrent ideas because they are Never Trumpers  —  In a memo to staff, editor Jeffrey Goldberg cites an affinity for “second chances” and ideological diversity in hiring the conservative troll.
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David French / National Review:
Liberals calling for firing of Atlantic's Kevin Williamson over outrageous quotes should apply same standard to left-leaning op-ed writers like Ta-Nehisi Coates
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Report: US households using only over-the-top streaming services nearly tripled since 2013 to 14.1M but still represent just 11% of all TV households  —  The number of U.S. households using only over-the-top streaming services to access TV programming and movies has nearly tripled over the past five years …
Corey Hutchins / Columbia Journalism Review:
Q&A: Julie Reynolds, formerly at a Digital First Media owned paper, on covering DFM's owner Alden Capital and the NewsGuild labor union's #NewsMatters project  —  FOR TWO YEARS, JULIE REYNOLDS has cranked out stories about Alden Global Capital, the secretive New York hedge fund …
Javier C. Hernández / New York Times:
Critics say Alibaba-owned South China Morning Post is moving away from independent journalism and softening its critical stance to please Beijing  —  HONG KONG — On a recent afternoon, the staff of The South China Morning Post, a 114-year-old newspaper, gathered around roast suckling pig …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is building a Custom Audiences certification tool that will require a written pledge from advertisers that they have user consent for ad targeting data  —  Facebook is scrambling to add safeguards against abuse of user data as it reels from backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Carlos Martínez de la Serna / Tow Center …:
How digital networks have powered collaboration and cooperative production, creating a journalism commons, during the first three decades of digital journalism  —  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  —  The history of journalism includes many and varied forms of cooperation, as far back as landmark events …
Discussion: @towcenter
Alexandra Alter / New York Times:
Harassment scandals have led to cancelled book deals, boycotts by bookstores, expulsions from writers' conferences, and agents and publishers dropping clients  —  Elizabeth Rusch's picture book about Mario Molina, the Mexico-born chemist who won the Nobel Prize for his work studying …
George Slefo / Ad Age:
The Weather Co. adopts Taboola Feed, an infinite scroll that surfaces publishers' own and third party content, mimics Facebook News Feed's look and feel  —  IBM-owned The Weather Company says it's going all-in on Taboola Feed, which mimics the look and feel of Facebook's News Feed …
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Christian Media Corporation, which also has ties to pastor David Jang and Olivet University, ran code identical to the Newsweek Media Group's ad fraud scheme  —  Newsweek Media Group and Christian Media Corporation both have close ties to a controversial religious leader and the university he founded.
Discussion: @craigsilverman
Ralph Peters / Washington Post:
Ex-Fox News analyst says Russia-related crimes by Trump associates were dismissed, expertise on Russia was ignored, and Fox leads a “witch hunt” against Mueller  —  You could measure the decline of Fox News by the drop in the quality of guests waiting in the green room.
 
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