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6:00 PM ET, March 19, 2018

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Channel 4 News:
Cambridge Analytica execs filmed boasting of entrapping politicians with sex and bribes, explaining how to spread info online without it looking like propaganda  —  Senior executives at Cambridge Analytica - the data company that credits itself with Donald Trump's presidential victory …
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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.
Eric Auchard / Reuters:
UK data protection authority plans to seek warrant to search Cambridge Analytica offices amid broader probe into use of personal data in UK political campaigns
Discussion: @gossithedog and Politico
Slate:
Major tech platforms like Facebook become vulnerable to unethical practices by third parties because they do not proactively support ethical research
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
Fortune:
Two women accuse ex-Tronc chairman Michael Ferro of inappropriate advances after promises of further investment, connections, a partnership, and possible job  —  Kathryn Minshew finally felt like a weight had lifted.  It was September of 2013, and after months of back-and-forth, Michael Ferro …
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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.
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
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Cheddar raises $22M Series D, led by Raine Ventures, valued at $160M, plans to launch Snapchat channel in April and expand internationally  —  The company is planning to expand to the U.K.; launch second network  —  Cheddar, the financial news streaming service aimed at millennials …
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.
Maria LaMagna / MarketWatch:
J-school applications rise: Columbia Graduate School saw 10% increase for 2017-2018, Annenberg up 19% from 3-4 years ago, Medill up 24% for 2018-2019 year  —  Zoe Ginsberg, an 18-year-old freshman journalism major at USC's Annenberg School, said she and her classmates have many discussions …
Discussion: Splinter
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 …
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
How Facebook Groups are being exploited to spread misinformation, plan harassment, and radicalize people as group recommendations often surface trolling efforts  —  Mark Zuckerberg wants to get a billion people in “meaningful” Facebook groups.  But to get there he'll have to battle the spammers …
 
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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
Discussion: Telegraph and Digiday
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
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Avi Asher-Schapiro / Committee to Protect Journalists:
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Dave Smith / Business Insider:
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