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6:30 PM ET, March 31, 2016


 Top News: 
Adam Ewing / Bloomberg:
Jay Z seeks compensation in his $56M Tidal purchase from Schibsted ASA, claiming subscriber numbers were inflated  —  Jay Z Says Firm That Sold Him Tidal Inflated Subscriber Numbers  —  Hip hop mogul says he wants some of his $56 million back  —  A year after acquisition, Tidal still trails Spotify, Apple
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Turner leads $15M investment in Mashable, will work together to develop digital and linear content and collaborate on advertising  —  Turner Leads $15 Million Investment in Mashable  —  Media companies plan to collaborate on TV content creation, ad deals  —  Turner has led a new $15 …
Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook to allow muted video ads in Instant Articles and one additional ad unit at bottom of articles  —  Video Ads Are Coming to Facebook Instant Articles  —  The social network will also allow more advertising in every Instant Article  —  Facebook is making further changes …
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
The New York Times launches a podcast team to create a new batch of wide-reaching shows  —  Another news organization has decided to invest in podcasts, and this one's a biggie: The New York Times is creating a new audio team that will work to launch a batch of news and opinion podcasts this year and more in 2017.
Discussion: New York Times, @jbenton and FishbowlNY
Todd Shields / Bloomberg:
FCC advances rules requiring ISPs to get customer approval before sharing their data with advertisers and others  —  Limits on Internet Providers' Use of Data Advance at the FCC  —  Cable, telephone companies say privacy rule disadvantages them  —  FCC rule may benefit Google, Facebook that aren't covered
Rachel Browne / VICE News:
Canadian judge rules Vice reporter Ben Makuch must hand over instant messages with Canadian accused of terrorism and joining ISIS Farah Shirdon  —  Canadian Judge Orders VICE News Journalist to Hand Over Digital Messages  —  An Ontario court has ruled that a VICE News reporter must hand …
Wall Street Journal:
Video Creators Are Frustrated With Pace of Facebook's Antipirating Efforts  —  Copyright infringement hits them in the pocketbook and the company often is too slow to respond, they say  —  Filmmaker Brady Haran uploaded a video to his science-focused YouTube channel showing what happens when you drop Lithium metal into 7 Up soda.
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
How ten Gannett newspapers teamed up and spent months reporting on Wisconsin's youth suicide problem  —  How 10 Wisconsin newspapers teamed up to address the state's youth suicide problem  —  After one of her first interviews with a family who'd lost a child to suicide, Rory Linnane got into her car and called her best friend.
Discussion: @appelbap and @poynter
David Purdum / ESPN:
DraftKings and FanDuel to suspend all college, high school, and youth sports contests indefinitely after this week's college basketball games, in deal with NCAA  —  DraftKings, FanDuel to stop offering college fantasy games  —  Leading daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel …
Kristen Hare / Poynter:
AP reporters ensured their sources were safe before publishing their award-winning international seafood slavery story  —  How the AP busted an international seafood slavery racket  —  Journalists at The Associated Press knew that labor abuses in Thailand's seafood business were an awful but open secret.
Discussion: @aodespair
John M. Donnelly / National Press Club:
National Press Club objects to roughing up of reporters by Turkish security during President Erdogan's visit to US  —  National Press Club Alarmed About Reported Abuses in DC by Turkish Security  —  National Press Club leaders expressed alarm about reports that security personnel guarding …
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Charles J. Johnson / Chicago Tribune:
Why journalists become scapegoats when international tragedies don't have wall-to-wall digital coverage and the power of readers on visibility
Financial Times:
Marketers move beyond scheduled posts and tweets to livestreaming but struggle with maintaining image, moderating comments, and analytics
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
In the U.K. and Finland, public media is thriving on digital; in other European countries, not so much
Discussion: Guardian
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Rory Gallivan / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Online content creator and platform Playbuzz raises $15M led by Saban Ventures and Walt Disney
Alex Spence / Politico:
Financial Times print and online circulation up 8% this year to 780K, digital subscriptions up 12% to 566K
Discussion: Business Insider