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4:15 PM ET, March 16, 2015

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Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times:
Watchup app woos millennials with custom-curated news streaming  —  TV news has a problem with younger viewers: It doesn't have enough of them.  —  It's why some outlets have signed on with tech entrepreneur Adriano Farano, who is betting he can bring video journalism to young viewers …
Discussion: @watchup, @tvnewslab and @kevglobal
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Tribune to Stream Local TV News Reports to Watchup Internet Apps  —  Tribune Broadcasting will deliver online video reports from 30 of its TV stations to users of Watchup, a startup whose service delivers personalized newscasts to Internet-video devices.  —  Tribune Media last fall led a $2.75 million round of funding in Watchup.
Discussion: The Wrap, LostRemote and TVSpy
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it  —  Most millennials don't seek out news on social media, but the vast majority of them get news from social networks once they see it there, according to a report released today …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
ESPN's Bill Simmons Talks Podcasts, Grantland and His Next Contract  —  Bill Simmons, ESPN's popular and controversial multimedia star, is in Austin this weekend at the annual South by Southwest interactive festival, taping a series of podcasts — a longtime focus for him — for his Grantland site.
Forbes:
Forbes Media Acquires Private Photo Sharing App Camerama  —  New York, NY (March 16, 2015) - Forbes Media today announced the acquisition of the private photo sharing app Camerama.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Effective immediately, the founder of Camerama Salah Akram Zalatimo …
Jasper Jackson / Guardian:
David Cameron interview will help BuzzFeed win advertisers' vote  —  Like Vice's Barack Obama coup, site's grilling of the prime minister is aimed at not just boosting traffic, but gaining commercial credibility  —  David Cameron is to be interviewed live on Monday afternoon …
David Kushner / Rolling Stone:
Chris Poole hopes to sell 4chan, says Fappening and Gamergate stress triggered his departure  —  4chan's Overlord Christopher Poole Reveals Why He Walked Away  —  His website made him an unlikely teenage celebrity — then it spun out of control  —  At 11 a.m. on January 21st …
Discussion: @mlaaff, @hakantee and @ballardian
Henry Mance / Financial Times:
BuzzFeed replaces Will Hayward as head of European operations, hiring ex-Googler Kate Burns  —  BuzzFeed changes European head  —  BuzzFeed's breakneck growth appears to have hit a bump, after the viral news site abruptly replaced the head of its European operations.
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
YouTube's reportedly planning a subscription service for on-demand video  —  YouTube may soon offer viewers a subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) service.  A content creation studio's comment to Variety reveals that the video platform is “exploring the prospect of launching its own subscription VOD service.”
Discussion: The Verge, Telegraph and PCMag UK
Michael Wolf / Medium:
Gigaom's former VP of Research on how venture capital and the growth expectations that come with it contributed to Gigaom's demise  —  Gigaom: The Life and Death of a Venture Funded Media Startup  —  As most know, we lost Gigaom last week.  It was a sudden passing of a widely beloved tech media company …
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
SXSW Pays Tribute to New York Times Columnist David Carr  —  New York Times media columnist David Carr wasn't in Austin to cover South By Southwest this year, but the newspaper man, who died Feb. 12 at the age of 58, still had a presence at the annual technology, film and music event.
Discussion: Capital New York and @rbbrenner
Henry Mance / Financial Times:
Final shortlist for new Guardian editor to be named on Friday: US EIC Katharine Viner and BBC Newsnight editor Ian Katz  —  Guardian set to name new editor to succeed Alan Rusbridger  —  The Guardian will name its new editor on Friday, having decided to overlook the bookmakers' favourite for the role …
 
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ABC News Available on Roku, and Apple TV Internationally
Discussion: New York Times, TVNewser and Vulture
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