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11:40 AM ET, March 13, 2019

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 Top News: 
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally:
Spotify files an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission, claiming App Store rules limit choice and stifle competition  —  Spotify is filing a complaint against Apple with the European Commission, accusing the latter company of anticompetitive behaviour in the way it manages …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's video service will feature mostly content from partners at launch, with the first slew of its own shows coming later in the year  —  - IPhone maker is said to push for HBO, Showtime and Starz deals  — Magazine bundle, Apple Pay upgrades are also coming this month
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed News:
Gimlet Media, the podcasting startup with 83 staff that Spotify acquired for a reported $230M in February, is unionizing with the Writers Guild of America  —  The 83-person staff of Gimlet Media, a podcasting startup acquired by music streaming service Spotify for $230 million in February …
Mike Farrell / Multichannel News:
Tribune Media's shareholders overwhelmingly approve its acquisition by Nexstar Media Group, a deal that will create the largest TV station group in the US  —  $6.4B purchase will create country's largest station group  —  Tribune Media said its shareholders overwhelmingly approved …
Discussion: Deadline
The Information:
Sources: Vice Media is seeking to raise up to $200M, possibly through a mix of debt and equity, and aims for profitability in the next 12 months  —  Vice Media is looking to raise a new round of financing of up to $200 million, which the company hopes will give it enough cash to reach its goal …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Seven organizations are receiving $750K in funding for projects combining AI and news, including The Seattle Times  —  How will artificial intelligence change society?  How should journalists cover it?  And how can AI actually be helpful to newsrooms and reporters?
Lucinda Southern / Digiday:
Hearst UK to double its video team in the coming months to create more original content for YouTube, says its on-site pre-roll revenue grew 1000% in 2018  —  Hearst UK is investing more in its video team, nearly doubling the headcount from five to nine over the next few months after seeing viewer and revenue gains in 2018.
Media Matters for America:
Media Matters study: nearly one-third of climate change coverage by the networks came from a single episode of Meet the Press on December 30  —  For this study, Media Matters examined 2018 news coverage of climate change on broadcast TV networks, counting and analyzing segments devoted …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter has launched its first ever podcast, “Character Count”, a series about its advertising business with interviews with companies like Dropbox  —  Twitter today is joining the podcasting arena.  This morning, the social network is launching its first-ever podcast series …
Discussion: Adweek
 
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Luke Mullins / Washingtonian:
How lobbyists are using geofencing of ads on digital platforms and hiring TV pundits to send policy messages to the president and those who influence him
The Daily Beast:
Court documents: Nicholas Sandmann, a student who was part of a viral confrontation with a Native American elder, sues CNN; he sued The Washington Post earlier
Discussion: Mediaite
Joe Concha / The Hill:
Three Democratic lawmakers reintroduce the Journalist Protection Act, which would make it a federal crime to physically assault journalists
Discussion: SPJ News and East County Today
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Lori Conkling, EVP of strategy and business development at NBCUniversal, is joining Google as global head of partnerships for YouTube TV and Google Fiber
 Earlier Picks: 
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Spotify Premium now offers a subscription to Hulu's ad-supported plan for free, in a deal available to new and existing users in the US until June 10
Jenna McLaughlin / Yahoo News:
Months after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi followed by weak pushback from the White House, Saudi Arabia has quietly been lobbying Washington again
Cristiano Lima / Politico:
Facebook pulled ads from Sen. Warren's campaign calling for the breakup of Facebook and other tech giants, citing policy violations, but is now restoring them