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5:05 PM ET, March 14, 2019

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Lynette Rice / EW.com:
People magazine's editor in chief, Jess Cagle, is stepping down after five years at its helm and 32 years at Time Inc.  —  “I've decided it's time to do some other things while I'm still young — or at least alive," he wrote in a staff memo.  “It's also time for me to live in Los Angeles full …
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Jaclyn Peiser / New York Times:
People magazine names Dan Wakeford, currently a deputy editor, as its new editor in chief starting April 1  —  A changing of the guard is underway at People magazine under its new ownership.  —  Jess Cagle is stepping down after a five-year run as editor in chief.
Discussion: Adweek, MediaPost, CNN and @media_ink
Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
A look at Media Matters, which monitors conservative media, and its researcher Madeline Peltz, who dug up Tucker Carlson's chats on Bubba the Love Sponge's show  —  Madeline Peltz works the night shift at the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America.
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Email: Amazon to cut royalty rates in the US for Prime Video Direct creators from 6-15 cents/hour viewed to 4-10 cents/hour viewed, beginning April  —  Amazon is making new changes to a royalty program for content owners that upload videos directly into Prime Video.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Rakuten TV, with 7M users, expands to 30 new countries in Europe, and signs deal with Samsung, LG, and others to add Rakuten TV button to their remotes  —  Rakuten TV, the Japanese e-commerce giant's effort to take on Netflix and Amazon in the world of video streaming, has been a minor player …
Orla McCaffrey / Ad Age:
Report: US esports ad revenue to reach $178M in 2019, up 25%, and $213M in 2020; 30.3M people in US will watch esports at least once a month in 2019, up 18% YoY  —  Brands are drawn to the younger audiences  —  As esports keeps creeping towards the mainstream, more brands are jumping in.
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 …
Ryan Faughnder / Los Angeles Times:
Gary Barber and Lantern Entertainment have formed new studio Spyglass Media Group, which will own and oversee Weinstein Company assets bought by Lantern in 2018  —  Former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Chief Executive Gary Barber has a new job.  —  The veteran South African-born executive …
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Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
Internal emails: First Look Media plans to let go ~4% of staff; Laura Poitras said the move cuts the research team, which has overseen the Snowden archive
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Tiffany Hsu / New York Times:
Amazon has delisted two books that claimed to hold cures for autism, following a letter from Rep. Schiff criticizing anti-vaccine misinformation on the platform
The Atlantic:
Adrienne LaFrance, top editor of TheAtlantic.com since 2017, is named executive editor of The Atlantic; Swati Sharma and Sarah Yager are named managing editors
Mary Pflum / NBC News:
After the AT&T/Time Warner merger, signs point to the end of the Turner media brand, even after AT&T executives told Ted Turner his legacy would live on
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