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2:10 PM ET, April 13, 2016


 Top News: 
Financial Times:
Sources: BuzzFeed missed 2015 revenue target by over $80M with $170M, halves 2016 projection to $250M  —  BuzzFeed missed 2015 revenue targets, slashes 2016 projections  —  BuzzFeed missed its revenue target for 2015 and has slashed its internal projections for 2016 by about half …
William D. Cohan / Vanity Fair:
Staff voice displeasure as Dauman's strategic miscalculations and Viacom's dysfunction trickle down to affect individual businesses, from MTV to Paramount  —  Inside the Viacom “Brain Drain”  —  As an ailing Sumner Redstone remains out of sight, Viacom's “creatives” are voicing their displeasure …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and Fortune
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
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
How BuzzFeed, BBC, Fusion, The Daily Beast, HBR, and The Huffington Post are using Facebook Live, and the challenges they face  —  Live, local, late breaking: On Facebook Live, news outlets take a cue from TV (but don't call it TV)  —  Around 5 p.m. on April 1, everyone in our little office crowded around …
Discussion: MediaShift, Variety, Re/code and Gizmodo UK
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.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Facebook announcements important to publishers included a bot platform for Messenger with a CNN demo, a Save to Facebook button, and quote sharing for apps  —  Here are the important announcements for publishers at Facebook's F8 keynote  —  Facebook's annual developer conference F8 …
Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Says Users Show Preference For Instant Articles Over Mobile Web Articles
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Facebook makes its Live API publicly available, allows streaming directly to Facebook from non-mobile devices like drones, TV broadcast feeds
Six Salon staffers laid off, including long-serving Assistant Managing Editor Ruth Henrich and Life Editor Kim Brooks, as part of budget cuts  —  Layoffs hit Salon  —  Layoffs hit digital news site Salon today, POLITICO has learned.  —  A Salon spokeswoman said that six staffers were affected by the layoffs.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet to meet with Styles department over story on Gay Talese  —  Gay Talese.  —  The New York Times continues to wrestle with last week's strange Gay Talese episode.  Tomorrow, New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet will meet with staffers …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Amazon announces $290 Kindle Oasis, its thinnest Kindle to date, which comes with leather case that extends battery life; pre-orders open today, ships April 27  —  Amazon's Kindle Oasis is the funkiest e-reader it's ever made  —  Amazon's philosophy with the Kindle line has been consistent …
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?  —  Should Gay Talese have reported perverted motel owner to the police?  —  More than 30 years ago, Gay Talese met Gerald Foos …
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 …
Alison Smale / New York Times:
Angela Merkel faces free speech dilemma as Turkey lodges formal request for Germany to prosecute comedian who insulted Erdogan  —  Comedian's Takedown of Turkish President Tests Free Speech in Germany  —  BERLIN — Germany's comics love President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Mark Sweney / Guardian:
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