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10:55 PM ET, March 27, 2017

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Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
US Senate Daily Press Gallery denies permanent Congressional press passes to Breitbart, until it clarifies links to conservative non-profit and Rebekah Mercer  —  The standing committee of the US Senate Daily Press Gallery wants Breitbart to clarify links to conservative nonprofit Government …
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Committee to Protect Journalists:
CPJ says Russia should stop detaining journalists to prevent them covering protests after 11 were detained and then released Sunday, calls it “crude censorship”  —  Russian security forces should cease harassing and obstructing journalists covering protests and other events, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
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Alec Luhn / The Guardian:
First-person account from an American journalist who was detained by riot police while covering a demonstration in Moscow on Sunday  —  The treatment of peaceful protesters was shocking  —  raised my phone to take a photo as riot police suddenly began detaining protesters …
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Scott Pelley's 60 Minutes interview with Mike Cernovich demonstrates how the mainstream media and the new right media exist in parallel universes  —  Scott Pelley wasn't prepared for a troll.  —  On Sunday's 60 Minutes segment on fake news, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley brought Americans face …
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Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal:
Female-focused site Bustle raises $12M Series D to push into political and video reporting; source says post-money valuation is $200M  —  Female-focused site is valued at almost $200 million as it pushes into politics, video  —  In digital media nowadays, politics is money.
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
James Gianopulos, who previously ran 20th Century Fox, will take over as chairman of Paramount on April 3  —  LOS ANGELES — Viacom has turned to one of Hollywood's most seasoned and respected executives, James N. Gianopulos, to revive its faded Paramount Pictures movie operation.
Discussion: Variety and Hollywood Reporter
Joe Goldman / DemocracyFund:
The Democracy Fund and First Look Media announce $12M+ in grants to support the press, including $3M each to ProPublica, the Center for Investigative Reporting  —  At a time when news organizations find themselves under attack, the Democracy Fund along with our partners at First Look Media …
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Hadas Gold / Politico:
Source: Colin Chocola, an IJR video producer, is quitting over concerns with the site's direction; other staffers are also looking to leave, sources say  —  A video producer for the conservative media site Independent Journal Review is quitting over concerns with the direction of the company …
Jeff Gammage / Philly.com:
Gabriel Escobar named editor, VP of Philadelphia Media Network, placing him in charge of The Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com; Marimow named editor at large  —  Gabriel Escobar has been named editor and vice president of Philadelphia Media Network, placing him in charge of the entire news report …
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The Atlantic:
The Atlantic is opening an international bureau in London, which will be led by National Correspondent James Fallows who will be the mag's first Europe editor
 Earlier Picks: 
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Enrique Acevedo, the Univision anchor spearheading the network's Trump coverage, says Republicans are avoiding appearing on the network
Dugan Arnett / BostonGlobe.com:
Trump's victory has boosted a new sect of young conservatives vying to become players in a quickly evolving right-wing media landscape
Discussion: Deadline