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5:45 AM ET, March 29, 2019

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Jay Rosen / PressThink:
Jay Rosen, who helped The Correspondent in its campaign to fund its English-language expansion, says mistakes were made in communications as plans evolved  —  A decision not to have its headquarters in New York or the US, and to base the English-language site in Amsterdam, has drawn criticism from supporters.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sony Pictures TV sells Crackle to CSS Entertainment, which will launch a joint venture called Crackle Plus; Sony gets stock warrants, contributes backend tech  —  Sony Pictures Television has found of a new home for its Crackle ad-supported streaming service: The company struck a deal …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
US Department of Housing and Urban Development files charges against Facebook, saying the company's ad targeting tools enable violations of Fair Housing Act  —  'Facebook is discriminating against people based upon who they are and where they live,' says HUD secretary
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches new Ad Library that now makes all active ads and inactive political ads searchable, opens Ad Library API to all Facebook-verified developers  —  Now you can search Facebook for how much Trump has spent on ads in the past year, which Pages' ads reference immigration, or what a Page's previous names were.
Emily Bell / Columbia Journalism Review:
It's possible for tech companies to find ways to support independent newsrooms, but direct patronage like Google's for McClatchy is not likely one of those ways  —  On Tuesday, Google announced it would partner with McClatchy to fund three, new local news entities in communities of less than 500,000 people.
Jeanine Poggi / AdAge India:
A&E Networks unveils P1, a tool that offers audience targeting and metrics reports to small and mid-size clients, to entice them into trying TV advertising  —  New tool will lower the cost of entry for brands to advertise on its channels  —  A&E Networks is looking to woo brands …
Andrew Liptak / The Verge:
MGM's Epix rolls out its Epix Now streaming service to Roku and Amazon Fire TV subscribers for $5.99/month  —  It has a decent library of shows and films  —  In February, MGM launched a streaming service for its premium channel Epix called Epix Now for iOS and Android users.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sources: Financial Times' parent company Nikkei will buy one-third of Singapore-based Deal Street Asia in a ~$5M deal that is expected to close in April  —  Fresh from picking up a majority stake in Europe-based The Next Web, the Financial Times is buying another tech blog.
Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Patrick Soon-Shiong details his long term plans for The LA Times including fixing editorial and updating the business model, at a short term cost of ~$50M  —  It's a few years behind its East Coast brethren in New York and Washington.  But tens of millions in new investment and ambitious digital plans …
Jacob Granger / Journalism.co.uk:
United Robots execs detail how their automation makes stories for Sweden's MittMedia, Aftonbladet, and others, including plans for texts to get coaches' quotes  —  Newsrooms across Northern Europe are building a loyal subscriber database thanks to automated content on sports, property and breaking news
Lawrence Bartley / The Marshall Project:
The Marshall Project launches a print publication, News Inside, distributed in prisons and jails in 19 states so far, edited by a former inmate Lawrence Bartley  —  Help us connect our journalism with incarcerated readers.  —  I wanted to share our rich articles with my information-poor former community …
Luke Broadwater / Capital Gazette:
Maryland's General Assembly votes unanimously to name June 28 as Freedom of the Press Day to honor the five who died in the Capital Gazette shooting in 2018  —  The Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis and the American Red Cross hosted the first Wendi Winters Memorial Blood Drive on Sept. 15 …
 
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