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7:00 PM ET, March 29, 2019

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Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Interview with YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan about its recommendation algorithms, radicalization, violent extremism, and the rabbit-hole effect  —  Neal Mohan discusses the streaming site's recommendation engine, which has become a growing liability amid accusations that it steers users to increasingly extreme content.
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Brian Feldman / New York Magazine:
In his interview, Neal Mohan disingenuously fails to mention that YouTube gives users a heavily weighted single recommendation after each video via autoplay  —  There is perhaps no better pipeline to online radicalization, save for 4chan, than by watching videos on YouTube.
Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Norm Pearlstine, LA Times executive editor with a new multiyear contract, on expanding staff, cross-functional teams, food coverage, and more  —  “With a traditional media company, you can have well-defined lines as long as you're doing the same thing every day.
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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
Doris Truong / Poynter:
Yashar Ali / @yashar:
[Thread] Freelancer Yashar Ali accuses MSNBC/NBC News Managing Editor of Politics Dafna Linzer of trying to bully him into delaying story on Democratic debates  —  1. Yesterday, I received a call from @DafnaLinzer who serves as managing editor of NBC/MSNBC politics. Dafna's conduct during the call was highly inappropriate and unethical. So what was the purpose of her call? She called me to bully me on behalf of the DNC.
Alexandra Stevenson / New York Times:
Rappler's Maria Ressa is arrested and posts bail in the Philippines for allegedly violating a law that prohibits majority foreign ownership of a media outlet  —  Maria Ressa, the co-founder of an online news start-up critical of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple to close Texture on May 28 following the launch of Apple News+, effectively ending the service for subscribers without Apple devices  —  A year ago, Apple acquired the digital newsstand app Texture to form the basis of its new subscription-based service, Apple News+, which launched on Monday.
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Diptendu Lahiri / Reuters:
WSJ report: Endeavor, which owns Hollywood's biggest talent agency and Ultimate Fighting Championship league, plans an IPO in the second half of 2019  —  (Reuters) - Endeavor LLC, the international entertainment and marketing colossus that owns Hollywood's biggest talent agency …
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
YouTube TV completes its US rollout and is now available in all 210 US TV markets  —  All 210 US TV markets now have access to YouTube TV  —  YouTube TV has officially completed its US rollout, with the company announcing that the over-the-top internet streaming service is now available in the Glendive …
 
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Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
Second defamation case against Turkish journalist Pelin Ünker for her work on the Paradise Papers has been dismissed due to the statute of limitations
Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
Source: while at the White House, Bill Shine called Fox News control room during an Ivanka Trump interview asking producers to change the chyron; they refused
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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
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
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
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