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11:30 PM ET, April 15, 2019

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Ren LaForme / Poynter:
A list of winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, including Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, the Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, the NYT, WSJ, and others  —  This post will be updated as the awards are announced.  —  The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced at Columbia University in New York City on Monday.
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Meg James / Los Angeles Times:
The LA Times wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for its series on a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students  —  The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed …
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Marina Fang / HuffPost:
The Capital Gazette received a special citation from the Pulitzer Prize committee for its coverage of its own newsroom shooting in which five colleagues died  —  Multiple news outlets won awards for coverage of mass shootings in their communities, including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
YouTube showed a link and description of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as part of its fact checking, underneath live streams of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire  —  A fire has broken out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral today, and, as you'd expect, many news networks are offering live coverage of the breaking situation.
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Twitter removed tweets criticizing Starz's dispute with TorrentFreak, including one from journalist Mathew Ingram, at the request of the company  —  Starz criticised over Twitter takedown of users' links to news story about pirated shows  —  A US TV channel has forced Twitter …
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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Starz apologizes for “inadvertently” issuing DMCA takedown notices for tweets to stories merely reporting about TV show leak, says it suffered a security breach  —  Facing a backlash over overzealous copyright enforcement, Starz issued an apology for inadvertently taking down tweets to articles about TV show piracy Monday.
Ari Levy / CNBC:
Hulu has repurchased AT&T's 9.5% stake in the business for $1.43B, giving Hulu a valuation of $15B; Disney said in November that Hulu was worth $9.26B  —  - Hulu bought back AT&T's 9.5 percent stake in the entity for $1.43 billion, valuing the streaming company at $15 billion.
Max Willens / Digiday:
Sources: some publishers say Apple News+ has failed to deliver on some of the promises it made to get them on board and is favoring larger publishers  —  According to several publishers, Apple News+ is off to a rough start.  —  Five participating publishers Digiday spoke to detailed a series …
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Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Quartz's US newsroom is unionizing with the NewsGuild, with ~60 editorial employees delivering a letter to management asking for voluntary recognition  —  As the media industry continues to search for viable business models, those feeling a sense of whiplash from the economic headwinds continue …
 
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Joe Otterson / Variety:
Apple names Molly Thompson, who led A&E Networks's documentaries unit and founded the feature film unit, as head of documentaries for its new streaming service
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Hollywood Reporter:
A look at James Murdoch's post-Fox plans, with analysts thinking his new company Lupa Systems will focus on investing in short form content and ad tech startups
James Walker / Press Gazette:
Outgoing BBC Radio 4 Controller Gwyneth Williams has admitted that cutbacks at the station have impacted its programs and reporting
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: nearly half of HQ Trivia's staff signed a petition seeking to depose CEO Rus Yusupov; the startup had ~$6M in the bank but is spending $1M per month
John Ingold / The Colorado Sun:
Twenty years after Columbine, a journalist who covered the shooting reflects on how media unwittingly created a narrative that may have inspired more attacks