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4:30 PM ET, April 24, 2018

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Mike Shields / Business Insider:
Sources: Bloomberg is planning to erect a paywall on its site, possibly as soon as next month  —  - Bloomberg is planning to start charging readers to access stories on Bloomberg.com, potentially starting next month, according to people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: @yoda and Talking Biz News
Wall Street Journal:
Some ad tech firms worry EU's GDPR will just increase market share for Facebook and Google, but EU's Věra Jourová doubts that will be an effect of the law  —  Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union's GDPR, which takes effect in May.
Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept:
A Twitter user discovered homophobic posts on Joy Reid's old blog The Reid Report; Reid claims the content was added by hackers  —  MSNBC weekend host Joy-Ann Reid apologized last December for a series of homophobic blog posts she wrote from 2007 to 2009 about then-Florida Gov. Charlie Crist …
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
UK-based digital publication The Debrief, which launched in 2014 and was aimed at young women, is shutting down, possibly due to changes to Facebook News Feed  —  It launched in 2014 with ambitions to be more than just a “BuzzFeed” for young women.  Now, The UK-based digital publication The Debrief, is shutting down.
YouTube Blog:
YouTube releases its first community guidelines enforcement report: 8M+ videos removed in Q4 2017, with 6.7M first flagged by machines  —  In December we shared how we're expanding our work to remove content that violates our policies.  Today, we're providing an update and giving …
Monika Bickert / Facebook:
Facebook publishes the internal guidelines it uses to enforce its public Community Standards, will allow users to appeal when their posts are taken down  —  One of the questions we're asked most often is how we decide what's allowed on Facebook.  These decisions are among the most important …
Amy Russo / Mediaite:
Trump tells supporters in email he's boycotting the White House Correspondents Dinner and will hold a rally that night in Michigan's Washington Township instead  —  President Donald Trump is explaining his absence from the upcoming White House Correspondents' Dinner with a fundraising email …
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
McClatchy partners with Google to roll out its new subscription tool, Subscribe with Google, across all 30 of its local news sites across 14 states  —  Google is rolling out its subscription tool, Subscribe with Google, on April 24, and it picked newspaper chain McClatchy as its first launch partner …
Steve Pratt / Pacific Content:
As it prepares to launch a podcasts app, Google adds seamless podcast listening across devices, allowing users to listen on a phone and resume on Google Home  —  Google has a new podcasting strategy that completely reimagines how people find and listen to shows.  Today, part one of our exclusive five-part series.
Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
A look at The Daily Beast's reinvention under Editor John Avlon, with a focus on pop culture and politics driving traffic of 16.5M monthly visits in 2017  —  It's been more than four years since John Avlon, — the former columnist and ubiquitous cable news commentator …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Tech news site Techdirt sent FOIA requests to the CIA about a card game the agency created to train analysts, recreated it, and is launching it via Kickstarter  —  Yes, the CIA made a card game.  And... we're releasing it.  No, really.  If you want to play the top secret card game …
Discussion: Motherboard, @cfidd and Boing Boing
 
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Owen Jones:
Journalism is one of the most socially exclusive professions in Britain, concentrated in one of the world's most expensive cities, and it must change
Meg Dalton / Columbia Journalism Review:
Charles Harder is continuing to pursue Gawker writers through the courts, as another case against a freelancer who wrote for Deadspin proceeds
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Flipboard introduces expanded tech coverage and product recommendations, generating revenue through affiliate links, in partnership with Wirecutter and others
Discussion: Wired, Fast Company and TechCrunch
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Roku adds news to its free channel, including the new streaming network ABC News Live
Discussion: Multichannel News
David Beard / Poynter:
Profile of Alice Crites, the Washington Post's library-trained researcher who suspected account of Roy Moore accuser and shared byline on Pulitzer-winning story
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Noah Kulwin / New York Magazine:
Q&A with Katherine Maher, Wikimedia Foundation's executive director on business incentives of tech platforms, regulation, and the value of an internet commons