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3:00 PM ET, March 19, 2018

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Facebook:
Facebook says it's hired a digital forensics firm to conduct an audit of Cambridge Analytica, which is complying, to help ascertain if leaked data still exists  —  We have hired a digital forensics firm, Stroz Friedberg, to conduct a comprehensive audit of Cambridge Analytica.
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Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Profile of Christopher Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee who is now blowing the whistle on his ex-employer's data harvesting practices
Washington Post:
Two former FTC officials say Facebook may have violated 2011 privacy consent decree as US and UK politicians demand more information from Zuckerberg personally
Caroline Linton / CBS News:
Facebook says it won't lift account suspension for Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Chris Wylie because of his admitted ToS violations
Olivia Nuzzi / New York Magazine:
Profile of Hope Hicks, the press-shy communications director and perhaps the one person Trump trusts, as she prepares to leave a White House in chaos  —  The departure of the Trump whisperer has left the White House in even deeper chaos.  Which surely pleases some outsiders angling to get back in.
Nicola Slawson / The Guardian:
Tennis champion Martina Navratilova says the BBC paid her just £15K for Wimbledon commentator role but paid fellow pundit John McEnroe £150K - £200K  —  Tennis champion says fellow pundit John McEnroe earns at least £150,000, while she is paid £15,000
Robert Feder:
Tronc Chairman Michael Ferro announces his retirement; he will be replaced by Tronc CEO Justin Dearborn  —  In an unexpected move, Michael Ferro announced his retirement Monday as chairman of tronc, parent company of the Chicago Tribune and newspapers in nine other cities.
Ruth Marcus / Washington Post:
Source: Trump wanted aides to sign NDAs extending beyond presidency in possibly unconstitutional move, may have contravened First Amendment rights  —  Back in April 2016, when the notion of Donald Trump in the White House still seemed fanciful, The Post's Robert Costa and Bob Woodward sat down with Trump …
Avi Asher-Schapiro / Committee to Protect Journalists:
As demand for coverage of white supremacists rises, young journalists and freelancers are particularly unprepared for threats, some turn to self-censorship  —  Michael Edison Hayden was one of the first foreign journalists on the ground after the Nepalese earthquake in 2015— the “ground was still shaking” when he arrived, he said.
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Meredith to lay off 200-300 staffers as soon as this week, primarily affecting Time Inc.'s New York employees, to reduce duplicative corporate staffing  —  Layoffs at Meredith expected to mostly affect Time Inc. corporate employees  —  Meredith Corp. MDP -0.46% …
Discussion: The Wrap, Forbes and The Hill
UCANews:
Sources: Cambodia's The Phnom Penh Post faces closure after $3.9M tax penalty, follows reports of crackdown ahead of July election, The Cambodia Daily's closure  —  Media clampdown not seen in Cambodia since the early 1970s continues as another newspaper hits trouble
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
The UK's Daily Telegraph opens bureau in Silicon Valley with a team of five and plans to have nine journalists based in London covering technology  —  The Telegraph is massively expanding its technology coverage as it aims to become the leading UK publisher of technology journalism, creating 12 new jobs.
Discussion: Digiday and Telegraph
 
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Elizabeth Balboa / Benzinga:
AT&T's trial with the US government begins today; analysts believe that the company will win, with the burden of proof in the case falling on Trump's admin
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
Study: VR news stories prompt higher empathetic response than photo or text stories and increases the likelihood of political or social action after viewing
Dave Smith / Business Insider:
Interview with YouTuber Marques Brownlee, aka MKBHD, about the past four years making technology-focused videos, his plans beyond YouTube, and more
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NPR:
Interview with Lyudmila Savchuk, an investigative journalist who embedded herself for two months in 2015 inside Russia's IRA, also known as the “troll factory”