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1:00 PM ET, March 24, 2018


 Top News: 
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
A week after Cambridge Analytica and despite #deletefacebook, Facebook app installs did not drop, no big advertisers quit, and analysts recommend buying the dip  —  As Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal spiraled into chaos this week, a frantic hail of notes from Wall Street analysts …
Andy Kroll / Mother Jones:
Sources on how Cambridge Analytica milked Mercer-backed GOP candidates, including Cruz campaign, which paid $5.8M and compared the firm to a Ponzi scheme  —  1. “I can't stand lying to you every day”  —  In the late summer of 2015, Chris Wilson, the director of research, analytics …
Hannah Summers / The Guardian:
Eighteen investigators, including some from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office, raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices after search warrant granted  —  Records held by the London-based company to be secured amid allegations it may have illegally acquired data
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Tumblr confirms 84 accounts linked to Internet Research Agency and has begun emailing users who interacted with them; accounts were ID'd and deleted last fall  —  Tumblr has confirmed that Kremlin trolls were active on its platform during the 2016 US presidential elections.
Helen Branswell / STAT:
The death of local newspapers and absence of their archives could make monitoring disease outbreaks, their causes, and their progress more difficult  —  aia Majumder was on Twitter earlier this month when she saw a map that terrified her.  —  The map recorded the number of local newspapers in each county across the United States.
Daniel Holloway / Variety:
PBS files countersuit against former host Davis Smiley, providing details about alleged sexual misconduct that led to his show's cancellation  —  PBS on Friday filed a countersuit against former talk-show host Tavis Smiley, seeking $1.9 million in salary and providing detail about the alleged misconduct …
Dave Cullen / Vanity Fair:
Profile of the social-media content studio started by Parkland school shooting survivors and their allies, with the hope to keep #neveragain in the conversation  —  In an undisclosed strip-mall location, the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting—and a few key alumni allies …
The Guardian:
Student journalists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas will guest edit the Guardian US for 48 hours starting today and oversee coverage of March for Our Lives
David Beard / Poynter:
Interview with S. Mitra Kalita, CNN Digital's VP for programming, on the continued importance of home pages and content strategy that fits users' schedules  —  A decreasing presence in the Facebook algorithm and data concerns.  The often toxic environment of Twitter.  The surfacing of fake news in Google searches.
Matthew Schneier / New York Times:
Bill Cunningham's memoir, discovered posthumously and out in September with Penguin Press, chronicles his love of fashion and career despite family disapproval  —  The beloved fashion and society photographer Bill Cunningham, who worked for The New York Times for nearly 40 years, left behind an enormous archive valued at $1 million.
Ina Fried / Axios:
Craigslist pulls all personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill FOSTA, says any tool or service can be misused and that it can't take such risk  —  Online classified site Craigslist has pulled its entire personal ad section after Congress passed a new sex-trafficking bill that puts more liability on Web sites.
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Brian Steinberg / Variety:
CBS News and BBC News intend to open a joint news bureau in Johannesburg, another development in the newsgathering partnership struck in July 2017
Discussion: CBS News
Oleg Matsnev / New York Times:
About two dozen Russian publications vow to curtail coverage of Russian Parliament after ethics commission exonerated a lawmaker accused of sexual harassment
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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
About 2M Spotify users, or 2.3% of users of its free service, are avoiding ads via modified apps or accounts, according to Spotify's IPO filing
Discussion: 9to5Mac and Reuters
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
PBS formally names Judy Woodruff as anchor of NewsHour, its nightly newscast, and hires two correspondents: Amna Nawaz, also a fill-in anchor, and Nick Schifrin
Discussion: Fortune
Brian Steinberg / Variety:
ABC News will launch “Start Here”, a daily 20-minute podcast hosted by Brad Mielke on March 28; it will feature 4-6 stories and on-location reporting