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8:05 AM ET, April 10, 2018

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Donie O'Sullivan / CNNMoney:
Investigation: owner of Facebook's biggest Black Lives Matter page, now suspended, appears to be based in Australia and may have taken some of ~$100K donations  —  For at least a year, the biggest page on Facebook purporting to be part of the Black Lives Matter movement was a scam with ties …
Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
Gizmodo CEO Raju Narisetti out as parent company Univision becomes more involved and considers cuts  —  Gizmodo Media Group's top executive is exiting the company—a sign that parent Univision plans to get more directly involved with its flagship digital media property as it weighs deep cuts.
Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Sinclair commentator Jamie Allman resigns following advertising boycott sparked by his sexually violent tweet directed at Parkland survivor David Hogg  —  A conservative commentator at a Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television station in St. Louis has resigned after a statement he made threatening …
Pew Research Center:
Pew: the 500 most-active suspected bot Twitter accounts are responsible for 22% of links from prominent news and media sites that are shared on Twitter  —  An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated accounts - not human beings
Newsmax:
Newsmax Media Inc. names former Fox News Executive VP of News Michael Clemente CEO for Newsmax Broadcasting, which airs the Newsmax TV channel  —  Newsmax Media Inc., has named television executive Michael Clemente as its Chief Executive Officer for its subsidiary Newsmax Broadcasting, which airs the Newsmax TV channel.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony says Facebook dealt with several Russian threats, including from APT28, before the 2016 US election  —  The most interesting part of Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony for Congress that was released today shows that Facebook has been fighting Russian …
Reuters:
Sources: Viacom has asked CBS to increase its valuation of the company by $2.8B to $14.7B  —  (Reuters) - Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) has asked CBS Corp (CBS.N) to sweeten its merger bid by about $2.8 billion or almost a quarter more than CBS's offer, people familiar with the matter said …
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Mark Glaser / MediaShift:
MediaShift has laid off most of its staff and is exploring a sale of its site and newsletters, with publication suspended for the moment  —  Ch-ch-changes are coming to MediaShift, the publication I started more than 12 years ago as part of PBS.  Starting today, the business will focus exclusively …
Discussion: @jasonalcorn, Thanks:@steverubel
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Twenty child advocacy and privacy groups ask FTC to investigate whether YouTube violates COPPA, a federal law designed to protect kids' online privacy  —  Consumer and privacy groups say the Google-owned video site is violating online child privacy laws.  —  YouTube is in hot water again …
Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
Speaking on CNN's “Reliable Sources”, NYT Editor Dean Baquet said Trump's attacks on press are out of control and WHCA should rethink its annual dinner event  —  Donald Trump's attacks on the press are “out of control” and damaging “the civic life and debate of the country”, the editor of the New York Times said on Sunday.
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed:
Vietnamese human rights groups, independent journalists question if Facebook is helping suppress dissent by removing content flagged by state-sponsored trolls  —  The open letter from human rights activists and independent media groups in Vietnam criticizing Mark Zuckerberg comes ahead …
 
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Associated Press:
Report: four Chinese news apps temporarily removed from Android store after regulators' orders to tighten control of information, apps still available on iOS
Discussion: globaltimes.cn and Nikkei
John Byrne / Alternet:
Owners of Raw Story acquire AlterNet for an undisclosed amount
Jacques Billeaud / Associated Press:
Unsealed indictment in Backpage.com case alleges site helped customers edit ads to stay within legal limits
Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter:
In its annual report on the health of the film business, MPAA finally includes home entertainment spending, which rose 11% YoY to $47.8B thanks to streaming
Discussion: The Guardian
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Harper Collins is launching Veronica Roth's new book on Scribd; Scribd is not getting the book exclusively but will be the only subscription service to have it
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Kate Holton / Reuters:
Source: WPP could publish the findings of its investigation into an allegation of misconduct against Chief Executive Martin Sorrell as early as next week
Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
How Trump's White House creates an anti-immigration feedback loop by distributing talking points to friendly journalists, pundits, and hosts via email
Lucinda Southern / Digiday:
Norwegian aggregator Sol uses algorithms and human editors to surface local content, claims 50K daily users who spend a daily average of 11 minutes in app