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9:50 AM ET, March 4, 2015


 Top News: 
Arunima / IBNLive:
India plans legal action against maker of film about Delhi rape, asks that documentary not be broadcast anywhere in the world  —  Make sure Nirbhaya documentary is not aired abroad: Rajnath Singh to BBC, MEA, I&B Ministry  —  New Delhi: After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary …
Discussion: @ibnlive and @tufailelif
Annie Banerji / Agence France-Presse:
India bans broadcast of BBC film showing gang-rapist  —  India has banned the broadcast of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a student is shown blaming the victim — a move the film's maker called “arbitrary censorship”.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Andrew Lack's return to NBC would drive a major executive shakeup and “near-guarantee” the reinstatement of Williams as Nightly News anchor  —  Andrew Lack's return to NBC could signal return of Brian Williams  —  Former NBC News president Andrew Lack's return to 30 Rock …
Discussion: Inside Cable News
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
NBCUniversal in early talks to bring former news president Andrew Lack back in senior role
New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's use of private email helped stonewall FOIA requests by Gawker and the Associated Press  —  Using Private Email, Hillary Clinton Thwarted Record Requests  —  WASHINGTON — In 2012, congressional investigators asked the State Department for a wide range of documents related …
Clifford Coonan / Hollywood Reporter:
China Monthly Box Office Tops U.S. for First Time Ever  —  Chinese box-office revenue edged ahead of the United States in February for the first time ever as a record Lunar New Year bonanza brought in $650 million in the second-largest movie market, according to data from research firm Entgroup.
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Ascap Topped $1 Billion in Revenue Last Year, Lifted by Streaming  —  Ascap, the music licensing agency, is in one sense fighting for its survival, seeking to change decades-old rules to fit the economics of online music.  In another, it is finding ways to distribute more money than ever to its thousands of songwriters.
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Newsquest's pro-Scottish independence title The National launches website behind metered paywall  —  Newsquest's pro-independence daily The National has launched a new website,, behind a metered paywall.  —  The title, a sister to the Herald, Sunday Herald and the Evening Times …
Discussion: allmediascotland
Peter Sterne / Capital New York:
The Baffler names Noah McCormack publisher  —  The Baffler has named Noah McCormack its new publisher, the first since cutting ties with M.I.T. Press last year.  —  McCormack joined The Baffler informally in 2012 and was named director of special projects last year.
Discussion: @silvermanjacob and FishbowlNY
Roy Greenslade / Guardian:
Colombian radio journalist murdered, the second to die in three weeks  —  Presenter who criticised police and political corruption is shot dead  —  Radio presenter Edgar Quintero became the second Colombian journalist to be murdered in three weeks on Monday (2 March) when a gunman shot …
Ricardo Bilton / Digiday:
Publishers love WhatsApp's click-through rates, but struggle with lack of metrics about users and management of news alerts  —  Publishers love Whatsapp's potential, but struggle with execution  —  Publishers have a love-hate relationship with WhatsApp.  While many are seeing big numbers …
Discussion: @sarahmarshall
Chicago Tribune:
Oprah's Harpo Studios to close in December, with production shifting to OWN in California  —  Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios to close in December  —  It's a wrap for Harpo Studios in Chicago.  —  Officials for Oprah Winfrey said Tuesday that her West Loop TV studios will close in December.
Jim Romenesko:
GateHouse lays off journalists at newspapers it acquired last year from Halifax Media  —  * Details of StarNews layoffs not disclosed (  —  Newspaper downsizing continues.  —  I'm getting multiple reports of layoffs today at GateHouse papers that were formerly owned by Halifax Media …
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Jordan Chariton / The Wrap:
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John Biggs / TechCrunch:
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Henning Meyer / Social Europe:
Poor reporting from Axel Springer's main titles raises questions about quality of Politico.EU before it's even launched
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Susan Milligan / Columbia Journalism Review:
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