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8:30 AM ET, April 22, 2015

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Facebook:
Facebook tweaks News Feed to show more status updates from friends in lieu of liked stories, says post reach and referral traffic to publishers could decline  —  News Feed FYI: Balancing Content from Friends and Pages  —  Facebook is constantly evaluating what's the right mix of content …
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Jay Rosen / Pressthink:
Facebook needs to answer questions about news, including what it's optimizing for, how it sees its role, and how it will use its power  —  “It's not that we control NewsFeed, you control NewsFeed...” Facebook: please stop with this.  —  Of course Facebook doesn't “edit” …
Wall Street Journal:
Comcast's role with Disney and 21st Century Fox partners in the aborted Hulu sale in 2013 raises questions for regulators  —  Comcast Role in Aborted Hulu Sale Raises Questions for Regulators  —  Comcast told partners it would help make Hulu the streaming video platform for the cable TV industry
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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Al Franken, Ron Wyden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and two other senators urge FCC and DOJ to block $45.2B Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger  —  Six US senators say Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger should be blocked  —  Al Franken and others call on FCC and DOJ to block $45.2 billion cable deal.
Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
Mediagazer introduces ads for media jobs, and Techmeme's job ads now extend to its mobile site  —  For nearly four years, Techmeme has offered space on our front page for companies to advertise that they're hiring, and link their job offerings.  Unlike typical job boards …
Roger Yu / USA Today:
Gannett to change name to TEGNA amid print unit spinoff  —  Gannett, the media company that owns USA TODAY and local newspapers and television stations across the country, said Tuesday it'll rename itself TEGNA, reflecting its future as a broadcasting and digital company that will shed publishing businesses.
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Tess Stynes / Wall Street Journal:
Gannett Q1 revenue ahead of company split rose 4.9% to $1.47B; $0.49 EPS, beating estimates; broadcast revenue up 3.8%, publishing revenue down 8.8%
Discussion: Poynter
Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Meredith, Publisher of Magazines, Lays Off 100 as It Reorganizes  —  The Meredith Corporation, the publisher of magazines like Family Circle and Better Homes and Gardens, laid off about 100 employees on Tuesday as part of a broader revamping.  —  The layoffs, which will reduce Meredith's work force …
Discussion: Des Moines Register and Poynter
POLITICO:
Editor in chief John F. Harris and executive editor Matthew Kaminski trade thoughts on the new POLITICO Europe  —  Editor in chief John F. Harris and executive editor Matthew Kaminski trade thoughts on the new POLITICO Europe.  —  Story Continued Below … HARRIS: There are a lot of journalists already in Brussels.
Stephen Witt / New Yorker:
Profile of Lydell Glover, a small-town employee of PolyGram and Universal Music and once the world's leading leaker of pre-release music  —  The Man Who Broke the Music Business  —  One Saturday in 1994, Bennie Lydell Glover, a temporary employee at the PolyGram compact-disk manufacturing plant …
Discussion: Complex and @antderosa
Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
Yahoo reports revenues for Q1 of $1.04B, down from $1.08B a year ago, and $0.15 EPS, missing $0.18 EPS estimate; mobile GAAP revenue reached $234M, up 61% YoY  —  Yahoo reports low revenues of $1.04B and $0.15 EPS for Q1, sending stock down 1.5%  —  Yahoo announced its first quarter earnings today …
Todd Cunningham / The Wrap:
MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Pushes ‘Where To Watch’ Anti-Piracy Plan  —  Sen. Chris Dodd, the movie industry's top lobbyist, said that legitimate access to Hollywood content would spur creativity and economic growth in the U.S. Tuesday, and he pointed to the MPAA's Where To Watch program as an important tool to provide it.
Amy Gesenhues / Marketing Land:
Incisive Media's ClickZ, SES & Search Engine Watch Acquired By Blenheim Chalcot  —  Incisive Media CEO says sale of its Interactive Marketing divisions will allow his group to focus on its core financial business.  —  A release posted on the websites of both Blehheim Chalcot and Incisive Media confirm …
 
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Wall Street Journal:
NBC Universal and Fox join ESPN in objecting to slimmer FiOS pay-TV packages
Discussion: Bloomberg Business
Oday Hatem / Mediashift:
In Iraq, Islamic State Exacts Heavy Toll on Journalists and Their Families
Discussion: @pbsmediashift
Jordan Chariton / The Wrap:
Obama aide Johanna Maska joins LA Times as VP of Marketing and Communications
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Vice launches personal finance YouTube show, “The Business of Life”, with journalist Michael C. Moynihan