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11:50 PM ET, April 21, 2016

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Shannon Bond / Financial Times:
Univision buys out Disney's stake in Fusion, creates new division, Fusion Media, to include The Onion, The Root, and more  —  Univision buys Walt Disney's stake in Fusion  —  Univision is buying Walt Disney out of its stake in Fusion and wrapping the millennial-focused US cable channel …
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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
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Medium raises $50M Series C led by Spark Capital, adds Ben Horowitz, Judy Estrin to board; source puts value at $600M, up from $400M in Sept when it raised $57M  —  Ev Williams's Medium raised $57 million in September — now it's raised another $50 million  —  You may have heard there's …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Facebook:
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.
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
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.
 
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Andrew Marantz / New Yorker:
How storytelling pioneers are experimenting with GoPros, 3-D printers, and homemade camera rigs to invent a new medium, cinematic VR
Charles Ornstein / New York Times:
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to pay $2.2M to settle violations of HIPAA rules after allowing ABC TV crew to tape dying patient for reality show NY Med
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Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Saved you a tap: Gmail's Inbox now lets you email links to stories to read later, streamlines newsletters
Emma Garman / The Awl:
The history of UK media injunctions, and how celebrities pay to keep out of the papers
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix Content Obligations Balloon to $12.3 Billion on Global Expansion
Discussion: VideoNuze Analysis and Deadline
Serri Graslie / Nieman Lab:
NPR social audio experiment on Facebook finds images important, calls-to-action effective, ideal length hard to discern due to lack of data, convoluted workflow
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