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3:35 PM ET, February 25, 2019

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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Interviews with current and former Facebook content moderators in US show they make $28K/year, some develop PTSD, and a few are radicalized by fringe content  —  The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America  —  She spent the past three and a half weeks in training …
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Justin Osofsky / Facebook:
Facebook says it's committed to enforcing its expectations of working conditions for contractor moderators, and the firms it partners with excel in their domain  —  We know there are a lot of questions, misunderstandings and accusations around Facebook's content review practices …
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Lara Logan says she was approached by right-wing media companies but doesn't want to be a “darling of the conservative media” and has not talked to Fox News  —  In a lengthy interview, Logan told THR she's been approached recently by right-leaning media companies but hasn't had discussions with Fox News.
John Williams / New York Times:
Five months after Editor Ian Buruma departed, the New York Review of Books has named Emily Greenhouse and Gabriel Winslow-Yost as co-editors  —  The New York Review of Books has installed two editors to lead the magazine after being without a top editor since the sudden departure of Ian Buruma last September.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Sources: Publishers struggle to sell their Apple News inventory directly, citing limited user targeting and the inability to use programmatic advertising  —  Last year, Apple News brimmed with promise for publishers, offering an engaged, high-quality audience that seemed to do nothing but grow.
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
At the Oscars, Netflix's Roma wins Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Foreign Film, but not Best Picture  —  “Roma” took home three Academy Awards tonight — though not Best Picture, which went to “Green Book.”  —  Alfonso Cuarón did win an Oscar for directing the film.
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Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
Ratings for the 2019 Oscars, which had no host and ran 41 minutes shorter than last year's, increased ~12% YoY to 29.6M viewers, after 2018's all-time low  —  ABC's broadcast up by more than 10 percent from 2018's all-time low.  —  The 2019 Oscars delivered year-to-year gains in Sunday's ratings …
Washington Post:
The Washington Post announces the Jamal Khashoggi Fellowship, a new global opinions program established to honor the late Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi  —  Award-winning Saudi scholar and activist Hala Al-Dosari named inaugural fellow  —  The Washington Post today announced the launch …
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Mark Chandler / The Bookseller:   A new book on Khashoggi's murder, written by an anonymous ex-FT reporter, claims the journalist had intelligence on Trump which was a threat to Saudi Arabia
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
Evening Standard's parent company says the newspaper's editorial integrity was formally protected in an agreement with Saudi shareholder  —  A formal agreement has been undertaken to protect the Evening Standard's editorial independence after a Saudi investor took on a large stake in its parent company.
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Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Sultan Mohamed Abuljadayel has been named as the mysterious off-shore purchaser of a stake in London's Evening Standard newspaper
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Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
How NYT plans to avoid the Trump slump and sign up 10M paying subscribers by 2025 through global expansion, attracting a younger audience via podcasts, and more
 
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The Moscow Times:
Report: Igor Malashenko, founder of independent Russian TV channel NTV, has been found dead in Spain; sources say cause of death was suicide
Lisa O'Carroll / The Guardian:
Trailblazing feminist mag Spare Rib may be axed from the British Library's digital archive if there is no Brexit deal as it will lose EU copyright protections
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