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7:05 AM ET, March 14, 2019

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New York Times:
Sources: Facebook's data-sharing deals under federal criminal investigation; an NY grand jury subpoenaed at least two device-makers who partnered with Facebook  —  Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook struck with some of the world's largest …
Tiffany Hsu / New York Times:
Amazon has delisted two books that claimed to hold cures for autism, following a letter from Rep. Schiff criticizing anti-vaccine misinformation on the platform  —  Amazon has removed the online listings for two books that claim to contain cures for autism, a move that follows recent efforts …
Maxwell Tani / The Daily Beast:
Internal emails: First Look Media plans to let go ~4% of staff; Laura Poitras said the move cuts the research team, which has overseen the Snowden archive  —  Laura Poitras—the Citizenfour director and award-winning filmmaker who helped start The Intercept's parent company First Look Media …
Gaurav Shukla / NDTV Gadgets 360:
YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium, and YouTube Premium launch in India, joining Google Play Music and Google Play Movies as well as Spotify  —  YouTube Music (ad-supported), YouTube Music Premium (ad-free), YouTube Premium (ad-free) have been launched in India.
Jeremy Barr / Hollywood Reporter:
Disclosures of Trump staffers give a glimpse of opaque Fox News contributor salaries: for eight people, salaries averaged ~$141,000; John Bolton earned $569,423  —  At least 10 members of the Trump administration have served as on-air contributors for the network.
Mary Pflum / NBC News:
After the AT&T/Time Warner merger, signs point to the end of the Turner media brand, even after AT&T executives told Ted Turner his legacy would live on  —  This latest casualty of the AT&T/Time Warner media merger comes a year after top executives flew to Atlanta to meet in person …
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Nikhil Inamdar / Quartz:
How Narendra Modi, who did not address a single press conference in his first term, turned many of India's media outlets into nationalist propaganda  —  The long-simmering crisis of credibility in the Indian news media reached a boiling point in the weeks following the deadly terrorist attack in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir last month.
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally:
Spotify files an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission, claiming App Store rules limit choice and stifle competition  —  Spotify is filing a complaint against Apple with the European Commission, accusing the latter company of anticompetitive behaviour in the way it manages …
The Atlantic:
Adrienne LaFrance, top editor of TheAtlantic.com since 2017, is named executive editor of The Atlantic; Swati Sharma and Sarah Yager are named managing editors  —  Swati Sharma and Sarah Yager are promoted to managing editors.  —  Adrienne LaFrance, who has been the top editor …
Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Email: Amazon to cut royalty rates in the US for Prime Video Direct creators from 6-15 cents/hour viewed to 4-10 cents/hour viewed, beginning April  —  Amazon is making new changes to a royalty program for content owners that upload videos directly into Prime Video.
Todd Haselton / CNBC:
Apple Music arrives on Amazon's Fire TV for US users, following its launch on Amazon's Echo smart speakers last year  —  Apple Music launched on Amazon Fire TVs in the United States on Wednesday.  It is the latest sign of Apple's continued push to get its services, including Apple Music, in front of as many people as possible.
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Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's video service will feature mostly content from partners at launch, with the first slew of its own shows coming later in the year
 
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