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2:55 PM ET, March 31, 2015

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The New York Times Company:
The Times Rolls Out One-Sentence Stories on Apple Watch  —  The New York Times has developed a new form of storytelling to help readers catch up in seconds on Apple Watch.  One-sentence stories, crafted specially for small screens, will provide the news at a glance across many Times sections …
Dave Itzkoff / New York Times:
New Daily Show host Trevor Noah comes under fire for misogynistic, anti-Semitic tweets  —  Trevor Noah, New ‘Daily Show’ Host, Comes Under Scrutiny for Tweets  —  Within hours of the announcement that he had been named the new host of “The Daily Show,” the comedian Trevor Noah was subjected to the full scrutiny of the Internet.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter Publicly Launches Curator, Its Real-Time Search And Filtering Tool For Media Outlets  —  Twitter this morning is publicly launching Curator, its new product that lets media organizations, publishers, and broadcasters identify, filter and display tweets and Vine videos on any screen in real-time.
Bob Lefsetz / The Lefsetz Letter:
Tidal is dead on arrival because listeners are cheap, it lacks a critical mass of both users and musicians, and the market is crowded  —  Tidal  —  Now let me get this straight...piracy can be eradicated if artists just band together in the name of money?  That's what this is all about, cash.
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Tony Gervino / Billboard:
Jay Z Talks Tidal, Jimmy Iovine, Rewriting the Music Business Rulebook
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Jay-Z relaunches Tidal with $9.99/month standard and $19.99/month high-quality tiers, with top artists as co-owners
Jordan Chariton / The Wrap:
Charter Communications Acquires Cable Operator Bright House in 10.4 Billion Deal  —  Charter Communications and Advance/Newhouse Partnership, parent company of Bright House Networks, have struck a deal where Charter will acquire Bright House for 10.4 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.
David Corbin / Tech in Asia:
Japanese news app SmartNews nabs $10M bridge round, at pre-money valuation of $320M  —  The back-and-forth between SmartNews and Gunosy, Japan's premier news apps that are taking their domestic war global, added a new chapter today.  Only a week after Gunosy filed for a US$263 million IPO …
Discussion: iamWire, VentureBeat and TechCrunch
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Exclusive: Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News  —  (Reuters) - U.S. cable T.V. operator Cablevision Systems Corp is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
National Review goes non-profit  —  National Review, the conservative magazine founded by William F. Buckley, Jr. in 1955, is becoming a non-profit, the On Media blog has learned.  —  Since its launch, the magazine has operated as a not-for-profit business, even as it came to rely on more and more donations in recent years.
Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk:
Why curation could be at the core of future reporting  —  The whole news industry needs to ‘restructure’ around technology, said video producer and journalist Michael Rosenblum at the Mobile Journalism Conference in Dublin  —  “When we look at the world of news in particular or journalism …
Michael Sebastian / AdAge:
Vox Media's head of ad sales Joe Purzycki joins Medium to lead brand partnerships  —  Medium Poaches Vox Sales Exec to Build Nascent Ad Business  —  Medium — the publishing platform founded by the guys who started Twitter — is getting more aggressive in its bid to attract brand advertising dollars.
Discussion: @gaberivera
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Radio host, Fox contributor Laura Ingraham to launch conservative news and opinion site  —  Laura Ingraham to launch news site  —  Laura Ingraham, the conservative radio host and Fox News contributor, is planning to launch a new conservative news and opinion website, sources with knowledge …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Tim Peterson / AdAge:
Tumblr's First CMO Stephanie Dolgins Will Also Oversee Its Media Deals  —  Former AOL, Disney Exec Most Recently Consulted for CNN, Refinery29  —  Yahoo expects Tumblr, the social network it bought in 2013 for $990 million, to pull in $100 million in revenue this year.
Discussion: SocialTimes and mUmBRELLA
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Brand marketing now makes up 10% of Storyful's business, says chief revenue officer Michael Sadicario  —  Why Storyful is expanding its business to work with brands  —  DUBLIN — During halftime of a February 2013 basketball game at Mississippi's William Carey University …
 
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Lisa O'Carroll / Guardian:
UK's Crown Prosecution Service reviewing policy of prosecuting journalists over leaks from public officials
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
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