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12:25 PM ET, March 1, 2017

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Felix Gillette / Bloomberg:
A look at YouTube's strategy to entice young cordcutters to pay for TV with YouTube TV, which focuses on including live sports to make up for gaps in lineup  —  The millennial cordcutter singularity is nigh.  —  by  —  Subscribe Reprints  —  For years, YouTube has served up almost every imaginable kind of video.
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Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube debuts YouTube TV, a $35/month service including broadcast networks, about 30 cable channels, cloud DVR with unlimited storage, personal recommendations  —  Meet YouTube TV.  —  YouTube used to be the place you could watch almost anything you wanted, for free.
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
President Trump and his aides condemn anonymous leaks to reporters, unless the leaks come from themselves  —  President Trump and his aides despise and condemn anonymous leaks to reporters.  —  Except, of course, when they are the ones doing the leaking.  —  On the"Fox & Friends" …
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Ruling finds NYPD may have violated 1st Amendment by revoking a press pass; experts say barring certain news orgs from briefings may also be unconstitutional  —  WASHINGTON — A ruling issued on Monday by a federal judge in Manhattan, in a case brought by a freelance journalist without a lawyer, may interest the White House.
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Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Tribune Media's Q4 earnings miss estimates with $19M profit, up YoY from a loss of $380.9M, and revenue rising 11% to $529.6M
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
Alexandra Alter / New York Times:
Penguin Random House to publish books by Barack and Michelle Obama, at a price sources say likely stretches to “tens of millions”  —  Penguin Random House will publish coming books by former President Barack Obama and the former first lady Michelle Obama, the publishing company …
Kevin Roderick / LA Observed:
Emmis sells Los Angeles, Cincinnati, and Orange Coast magazines to Hour Media Group; LA mag's EIC and editor-at-large to leave but Orange Coast will keep staff  —  Boom.  The long and award-winning Emmis era at Los Angeles Magazine came to a crashing end Tuesday when the magazine was sold to a publisher of magazines in Detroit.
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Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark donates $1M to ProPublica; the non-profit newsroom will use some of the money to hire extra staff  —  Craig Newmark, the entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded Craigslist, announced on Wednesday a $1 million gift to ProPublica.
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Tatiana Siegel / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: Disney CEO Bob Iger is considering running for President in 2020 as a Democrat  —  Iger told THR in June that “a lot of people have urged me to seek political office,” and now he's considering the prodding for him to lead the Democratic ticket.  —  Disney CEO Bob Iger already runs the world's most successful media company.
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Vice announces deals with eight mobile partners, including Verizon, and the launch of Vice+, a subscription video on demand service  —  They include direct-to-consumer, original production, licensing and Viceland programming agreements, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
SoundCloud debuts SoundCloud Go $4.99/month plan with 120M tracks ad free, will still offer its SoundCloud Go+ $9.99/month plan, which offers 150M tracks  —  SoundCloud has rebooted its paid membership plan with a new budget option less than a year after it launched.
 
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John Williams / New York Times:
Spy magazine co-founder Kurt Andersen, Alex Baldwin to write satirical book about Trump
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Caroline Scott / Journalism.co.uk:
Inside Norway's largest media firm Amedia and how it boosted subs to 25% of the nation's adult population with a log-in system that offers access to all 62 pubs
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
As Amazon cuts affiliate revenue, questions arise for outlets like Wirecutter, Gizmodo Media, and smaller sites that count on link income
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