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8:55 AM ET, April 25, 2019

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CNN:
Julia Angwin says she's committed to building a news outlet with The Markup's mission; Craig Newmark says he and other Markup funders will reassess support  —  New York (CNN Business)One way or another, Julia Angwin is determined to remake The Markup, the publication she co-founded and planned …
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Jeff Larson:
The Markup fell behind its schedule, and trust broke down: “It is ... not true that we intend to be anything other than a rigorous, fact-checked news outlet”  —  On Monday, The Markup made the difficult decision to remove our co-Founder Julia Angwin as Editor in Chief.
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Firing of The Markup's editor in chief Julia Angwin triggers revolt, as all editorial staff sign a letter of “unequivocal support” and the majority resign  —  The Markup — the highly anticipated nonprofit news site that planned to explore the societal impacts of big tech and algorithms …
BuzzFeed News:
Despite reporting that it expects a $3B-$5B fine from the FTC, Facebook's stock is up ~8% after hours, adding ~$40B to its market cap  —  Facebook will set aside $3 billion to cover expenses associated with a fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices.  All good here, say investors.
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Antonia Woodford / Facebook:
Facebook's EU fact-checking program grows to 21 members covering 14 languages, with five new partners in Greece, N. Ireland, Croatia, Portugal, and Lithuania  —  Ahead of the European Parliament Elections in May, we have made fighting misinformation a top priority.
Discussion: Poynter
Pew Research Center:
Survey of 2,791 adult US Twitter users shows they are younger, more likely to be Democrats, and have higher incomes than US adults overall  —  U.S. adult Twitter users are younger and more likely to be Democrats than the general public.  Most users rarely tweet, but the most prolific 10% create 80% of tweets from adult U.S. users
Nicholas Quah / Nieman Lab:
Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg appears on Pod Save America, Deconstructed, and others, as podcast blitzing becomes a digital version of retail politics  —  “Podcasts are really hot right now, and I think underappreciated,” said Lis Smith, communications adviser to the buzzy Democratic …
CNN:
Journalists at NYT, BuzzFeed, WSJ, AP, CNN, and CBS say they plan to continue to report on information from hacked material, deciding on publishing case by case  —  New York (CNN Business)It's the last week of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Donald Trump, running for his second term, is in a close race with his Democratic challenger.
Greg Dool / Folio:
The Economist Group names Lara Boro of B2B publisher Informa as its next CEO, succeeding Chris Stibbs  —  [caption id="attachment_157303" align="alignright" width="150"] Lara Boro[/caption] Lara Boro has been named the next CEO of The Economist Group, ending a five-month search that began …
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Manish Singh / VentureBeat:
Indian music streaming service Gaana says it has 100M monthly active users and is introducing video, starting with made-for-mobile video from top local artists
Kerry Flynn / Digiday:
Snap recently added to its community guidelines that it prohibits “spam and deceptive practices, including content that imitates Snapchat ad formats”
Bill Goodykoontz / Arizona Republic:
Prensa Arizona, a new Spanish-language newspaper, begins publication weeks after the similarly-staffed Prensa Hispana mysteriously ceased after 28 years
Religion News Service:
Religion News Service, AP, and The Conversation launch Global Religion Journalism Initiative with a $4.9M grant for a joint religion news desk, more journalists
Andrew Blustein / The Drum:
IAB Tech Lab replaces VPAID, its old spec for delivering interactive video ads, which didn't work on mobile, with a new publisher-friendly, cross-platform spec
Discussion: Advanced Television
Reuters:
Sources: Airbnb has ambitions to develop a slate of original content including shows, films, and documentaries, to whet customers' appetite for travel
Steven Perlberg / Politico:
How the Intercept has aggressively moved to cover and challenge the divided Democratic Party since the 2016 election, often attacking from the left
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Daniel Funke / Poynter:
TV in Turkey frequently airs misinformation and hoaxes without corrections, due to over-reliance on news agencies, lack of time, and lack of journalistic talent
Discussion: @poynter
Reuters:
Facebook supports 111 languages, but translates content rules to just 41, and its moderation staff speaks ~50; deficit leaves it struggling to monitor content
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Sources: Spielberg doesn't want to kill Netflix, he wants to preserve the theater experience and is frustrated at resistance to compromise on exclusivity
Nicholas Quah / Hot Pod News:
The Joe Rogan Experience has requested to be removed from the Luminary podcast platform, possibly signaling a broader cascade of withdrawals
BBC:
Lyra McKee's funeral, which took place in Belfast on Wednesday, was attended by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins
Twitter:
Twitter is adding an option to report attempts to mislead election voters, which will be available in India from April 25 and the EU from April 29
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Source: Trump complained in a meeting with Jack Dorsey that Twitter had removed some of his followers; Dorsey stressed even he lost followers with new policies