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6:40 PM ET, March 30, 2017


 Top News: 
Sources: Verizon plans to start selling a live online TV package with dozens of channels this summer, separate from go90  —  Verizon Communications Inc. has been securing streaming rights from television network owners in preparation for the nationwide launch of a live online TV service, according to people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: Business Insider
Nate Rau / The Tennessean:
RIAA report: streaming music in 2016 grew 68% YoY to bring in 51% of total revenues in music market, as total retail sales hit $7.7B, up 11.4% YoY  —  The U.S. music industry, which was beguiled two decades ago when online music service Napster invaded college campuses …
Elizabeth Spiers / Washington Post:
How Jared Kushner's tenure as owner of The New York Observer could predict his success leading the newly-created Office of American Innovation  —  How the New York Observer could predict the fate of the Office of American Innovation.  —  On my first day of work as the editor in chief …
Jessica Davies / Digiday:
The Independent is launching a five-person team dedicated to debunking fake news, with a heavy focus on politics  —  The Independent is launching its own team dedicated specifically to debunking fake news in its various guises.  —  The ESI Media-owned publisher, which went digital …
Ben Terris / Washington Post:
Profile of former Breitbart reporter Julia Hahn, who was mentored by Steve Bannon and who now serves as a special assistant to the president  —  It was a warm August night last year when Ryan Williams, a well-connected Republican operative, went to a book party in Washington — and met a ghost.
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas:
Two journalists, Julio Omar Gómez and Armando Arrieta Granados, survived shootings in Mexico within 24 hours this week; three others killed this month  —  In the early morning hours of March 28, journalist Julio Omar Gómez's house was set on fire in Baja California Sur …
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Mic rolls out nine new content brands focusing on women's issues, social justice, and more; the company will hire about 35 employees as part of the expansion  —  Millennial-focused web publisher launches channels focused on social justice issues, technology and President Trump
Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
The Believer magazine has been bought by the Black Mountain Institute at University of Nevada, and will be edited by the institute's director, Joshua Wolf Shenk  —  NEW YORK (AP) — A highly praised and proudly off-beat literary magazine, where contributors have ranged from Nick Hornby …
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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Nuzzel starts including sponsored links in its email newsletter, selling it as an alternative to press release distribution services like PRNewswire  —  For the first time, news aggregator Nuzzel will include advertising.  —  That doesn't mean you're going to see banner ads popping up all over the startup's app and website.
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
The second largest fake news network on record is a group of at least 33 websites, including, that largely eschew political coverage  —  Some of the sites' hits include “Father of 23 Kids Only Had Sex at Night, Because He Thought Sperm Was Sleep” and “60 KKK Members Commit Suicide …
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
JPMorgan Chase has limited its display ads to about 5K pre-approved websites, and aims to restrict YouTube ads to a human-checked list of 1K channels  —  As of a few weeks ago, advertisements for JPMorgan Chase were appearing on about 400,000 websites a month.
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Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Alex Pareene is leaving Gizmodo Media Group to lead a new politics team at Fusion, which will also include Hamilton Nolan and Ashley Feinberg
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