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2:10 AM ET, April 14, 2016


 Top News: 
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Matthew Keys sentenced to 24 months under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for his role in 2010 LA Times hack, must surrender to custody June 15, plans appeal  —  Former Reuters Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Hacking  —  On Wednesday, the infamous former Reuters journalist Matthew Keys …
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
New York Observer Political Reporter Quits The Morning After Donald Trump Endorsement  —  NEW YORK — New York Observer national political reporter Ross Barkan resigned Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after the weekly newspaper owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law endorsed the real estate mogul for president.
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
BuzzFeed didn't cut its 2016 forecast in half, says BuzzFeed chair Ken Lerer  —  BuzzFeed's doing fine.  So is the digital media business.  Everything's going to be great, as long as you understand that everything is changing.  —  That's the message from BuzzFeed chairman Ken Lerer …
Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Digital media cutbacks signal a recalibration as video ad rates drive content and Google and Facebook stay dominant, taking in 40%+ of US ad revenue  —  Newsonomics: With new roadblocks for digital news sites, what happens next?  —  At BuzzFeed, a 32 percent miss in 2015 revenue and a halving …
Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal:
Sling TV debuts $20/month streaming package featuring Fox channels and streaming on up to three devices simultaneously  —  Sling TV Launches New Multi-Stream Version With Fox Channels  —  New $20-a-month option won't have the Disney channels that are available in single-stream package
Michael Wolff / British GQ:
How The Guardian overextended itself under Alan Rusbridger and why that may lead to terminal decline  —  Alan Rusbridger's Guardian is on a suicide mission  —  Alan Rusbridger's disciples consider him a visionary, but the former Guardian editor oversaw enormous losses, a huge fall in circulation and a ruinous faith in free content.
Anna Clark / Columbia Journalism Review:
Profile of Appalshop's WMMT, a community radio station run largely by 50 volunteer DJs in Appalachia  —  How a unique community radio station serves listeners in Appalachia  —  Mimi Pickering, an award-winning filmmaker and the director of Appalshop's Community Media Initiative.
Discussion: The Rural Blog
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Twitter generates 1.5% of traffic for typical news organizations, 8 tweets per post, 3 clicks per tweet, says report that analyzed data from 200 sites  —  Twitter has outsized influence, but it doesn't drive much traffic for most news orgs, a new report says
Discussion: Advancing the Story
Angilee Shah / MediaShift:
Public Radio International crowdsources funding for Global Nation Reporting Fund by building on a Facebook discussion group aimed at immigrants  —  How Crowdfunding Is Empowering Communities to Tell Own Their Stories  —  The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication.
Discussion: @mediatwit
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
The Winnipeg Free Press' bet on micropayments will generate about $100,000 in revenue this year  —  As print advertising continues to evaporate and online advertising gets gobbled up by Facebook and Google, newspapers are turning to their readers to try and make money.
Wall Street Journal:
Twitter struggles to delete ISIS accounts, removing 26K suspected accounts in March while ISIS supporters created 21K  —  Twitter and Islamic State Deadlock on Social Media Battlefield  —  The terror group's online footprint has shrunk in crackdown aided by global hackers …
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Alison Smale / New York Times:
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Bob Christie / Associated Press:
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Nick Statt / The Verge:
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Ofcom approves London Live's request to reduce peak-time local broadcasts to one hour per day
Dominic Ponsford / Press Gazette:
Editor of London-based political blog risks fine and jail by breaching injunction and naming threesome celebrity
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Journalistic ethics questioned ahead of Gay Talese's 35-year work The Voyeur's Motel scheduled for book release this year: protect a source or report a crime?