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8:40 PM ET, April 21, 2016


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Jotham Sederstrom:
Fired New York Daily News editor Jotham Sederstrom says CMS and distraction to blame for missing attribution in Shaun King story  —  Regarding Shaun King and the Daily News  —  When I learned in October that Shaun King had been tapped to become a social justice columnist for the Daily News …
Jonathan Levin / Bloomberg:
Sources: Univision aims for IPO in second half of 2016, seeking market value of $6.5B  —  Univision Said Eyeing Second Half of Year for $1 Billion IPO  —  Company said to aim for market value of at least $6.5 billion  —  Shares to be sold by company, proceeds will go to repay debt
Discussion: @digidave
John Koblin / New York Times:
ABC's change to boost morning TV lineup creates rancor after executives failed to notify Kelly Ripa of Michael Strahan's move to Good Morning America  —  Kelly Ripa's Absence From ‘Live’ Points to Rancor at ABC  —  It seemed like an innocent enough announcement: Michael Strahan …
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
Viacom and Dish Avert Blackout, Set Deal That Includes Sling TV Rights for Key Channels … After a long night of negotiations, Viacom and Dish have come to terms on a carriage agreement that will make some Viacom channels available through Dish's low-cost Sling TV streaming service for the first time.
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Dish loses 23K pay-TV subscribers in Q1, beats estimates with $389M in net income on $3.79B in revenue
Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review:
Survey: Editors see media losing ground as legal advocate for 1st Amendment  —  Editors around the country are losing confidence in the news industry's ability to fulfill its role as a First Amendment champion, and they believe that shrinking resources are to blame, according to a report released …
Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:
Tribune Publishing using commenting system from startup SolidOpinion that lets readers earn or buy points for prominent comment placement  —  News Sites Start Charging Readers to Comment on Articles  —  A startup thinks newspapers can profit by getting people to pay to elevate their rants …
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Baseball analyst Curt Schilling fired from ESPN one day after posting offensive commentary on Facebook  —  Curt Schilling Is Fired by ESPN  —  Curt Schilling, a former All-Star pitcher and one of the highest-profile baseball analysts on ESPN, was fired from the network Wednesday …
Facebook's News Feed starts prioritizing time spent on content, and reduces how often it shows posts in a row from the same source  —  News Feed FYI: More Articles You Want to Spend Time Viewing  —  As we work to improve News Feed, we make updates to help make sure you see the most relevant stories at the top.
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Saved you a tap: Gmail's Inbox now lets you email links to stories to read later, streamlines newsletters  —  You've heard the stat that of the many apps on their phones, most people use only five or fewer.  At F8 last week, the platform di tutti platforms announced a “Save to Facebook” …
James Warren / Poynter:
SEC filing: ousted Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin to receive $2M in addition to $3.2M 2015 compensation  —  $2 million golden parachute, a jet plane and other tidbits from Tribune Publishing SEC filings  —  Departing can be very sweet sorrow in corporate America …
Discussion: @allisonprang
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Donald Trump using the libel laws he said he'll obliterate, in his defense against lawsuit filed by Cheri Jacobus
Discussion: @erikwemple
Daniel Alegre / Inside Search:
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