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11:40 AM ET, March 30, 2017


 Top News: 
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.
Don Kaplan / New York Daily News:
Spectrum lays off more than a dozen NY1 staffers in unexpected round of cuts, and eliminates NY1's weekly public affairs program The New York Times Close Up  —  Bloodbath at NY1: Some of your favorite on-air staffers at New York news channel get the ax  —  It seems NY1's new owners …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FCC expected to reverse UHF rule that hindered TV station owners from buying more stations, easing a potential Sinclair-Tribune Media deal and more  —  Proposal would restore ‘UHF discount’ in calculating audience share  —  WASHINGTON—Federal regulators plan to reverse an Obama-era rule …
Discussion: USA Today, @jbflint, Law360 and Fierce Cable
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 …
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  —  JAMES COMEY WANTED TO PUBLISH A NYT OP-ED ON RUSSIAN ELECTION MEDDLING - And he wanted to do so last summer, according to Newsweek's scoop last night …
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Pandora, facing continued pressure by investor Corvex to sell, has to convert some of its 81M users from free radio to its Premium $9.99/month service  —  Music streaming app is best shot to spur growth, cut losses  —  Activist Corvex with 8.8% stake urges company to weigh options
Discussion: hypebot, Recode and TechCrunch
Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab:
How 100 Days in Appalachia builds a national audience by involving West Virginia students, pro advisers, and contributors for nuanced stories beyond coal miners  —  “Everyone's talking to coal miners; we want to introduce you to somebody else that you're not expecting to see."
Discussion: @mlcalderone and @sdkstl
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Google ad fiasco gives TV networks ammunition ahead of upfront negotiations as analysts estimate a loss of about $750M in revenue for Google  —  Channels pitch advertisers amid uproar over Google's placement of ads on objectionable content  —  When Hallmark Channel makes its annual pitch …
Discussion: Ad Age and @jbflint
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Jim Coudal / The Deck:
Ad network The Deck, used by blogs including Daring Fireball and Kottke, to shut down after 11 years
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
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Jane Martinson / The Guardian:
Ofcom sets network quotas for BBC, forcing it to spend a fixed minimum amount of its programming budget on its regional newsrooms outside London
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
House passes resolution that lets ISPs sell customers' browsing history without user permission, 215 to 205 along party lines