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6:00 PM ET, June 4, 2016

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Tribune Publishing Co.:
Tribune Publishing announces it will change name to tronc, Inc., and move stock exchange listing from NYSE to Nasdaq  —  Rebranding with Content Curation and Visualization Focus to Benefit 60 Million Digital Users  —  CHICAGO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Tribune Publishing Co. (NYSE:TPUB) …
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Allison Hantschel / First Draft:
Hardworking newspaper reporters deserve better than “Tronc” and 20 years of corporate flailing at every online trend  —  When I was in college a couple of journo kids a few years older than me decided to start their own sports publication.  They called it N2U …
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Far worse than Tribune Publishing's new name is the company's direction, mired in buzzwords  —  It has been a tense spring in the realm of big-time newspaper consolidation.  Back in April, Gannett, owner of more than 100 newspapers across the country, including the flagship USA Today …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Gannett is leaning toward dropping bid to acquire Tribune Publishing
Discussion: Editor & Publisher
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Gannett claims symbolic victory for its no-confidence vote against Tribune Publishing management
Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Vox suspends editor Emmett Rensin for tweets that encouraged riots at Donald Trump rallies  —  Ezra Klein's Vox has suspended one of its editors after he encouraged people to start riots at Donald Trump rallies.  —  The editor, Emmett Rensin, tweeted late Thursday night that it was …
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Sources: Snapchat has 150M daily active users, more than Twitter's estimated 140M, but more people use Twitter for news  —  Snapchat now has more active daily users than Twitter, Bloomberg reported Thursday.  —  Snapchat has 150 million active daily users, up from 110 million in December, Bloomberg reported.
Robert Cookson / Financial Times:
City AM to give brands access to CMS, allowing them to publish unvetted article-like advertisements that will be marked as paid ads  —  City AM is to give corporate brands direct access to its online publishing system, allowing them to upload advertisements that look like articles to its website.
BuzzFeed:
To earn trust, social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Snapchat must have transparent and consistent policies and must commit to free expression  —  The great 21st-century platforms—Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, and the rest—have this year found themselves in the middle of the speech wars.
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Trump security removes Politico reporter from rally  —  SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A Donald Trump campaign staffer and a private security guard removed a POLITICO reporter from a campaign rally here on Thursday evening for reporting at the event without the campaign's permission.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook to shut down its Notify app for news alerts, will absorb the app's technology into Messenger and other products  —  Facebook is shutting down Notify, the 7-month-old app that let you subscribe to push notifications from your favorite publishers.  More than 70 partners used the app …
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
The Brookings Institution publishes up to 20 pieces a day, from blog posts to longform narratives  —  When scholars and experts study social mobility, they typically use intergenerational quintile transition matrices to discuss inequality and economic opportunity.
George Slefo / Ad Age:
Twitter tests Promoted Tweet Carousel, an ad format that lets brands include multiple tweets, including tweets from other users with their permission  —  New Swipeable Ad Unit Can Include Videos, Images, Text  —  Twitter is testing out a new ad scheme that would allow brands to leverage …
Discussion: Adweek, @_cingraham and Digiday
Max Ciociola / Musixmatch Blog:
Musixmatch lyric service ends its partnership with Spotify and will focus on its stand-alone product and business model  —  The partnership between Musixmatch and Spotify began in 2011, when they launched in the App store  —  We immediately had an incredible amount of success …
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