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7:10 AM ET, January 15, 2020

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Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Google says it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within two years  —  Google's Chrome team, advancing its web privacy effort, later this year will begin testing the “privacy sandbox” proposals it unveiled in 2019.  The Chrome tests, which Google announced Tuesday …
Katherine Tully-McManus / Roll Call:
Capitol Hill reporters object to planned restrictions during impeachment in the US Senate, questioning whether rules go beyond safety concerns to limit coverage  —  The Senate sergeant-at-arms and Capitol Police are launching an unprecedented crackdown on the Capitol press corps …
Adrienne LaFrance / The Atlantic:
The Atlantic, which once routinely published fiction from writers including Charles Dickens and Eudora Welty, recommits to regularly publishing short fiction  —  Editor's Note: Read Lauren Groff's new short story, “Birdie,” and an interview with Groff about her writing process.
Bloomberg:
Sources: the US Department of Labor plans to restrict how media access major market-moving economic data at official release times, possibly creating logjams  —  - Labor Department plans to remove computers from media lockups  — Move could spur arms race among traders for access to numbers
AllAccess.com:
iHeartMedia announces a restructuring to “modernize operations”, with layoffs affecting on-air hosts, program directors, and others in multiple cities  —  iHEARTMEDIA has revamped the organizational structure of its Markets Group that it says will put markets into three divisions …
Dawn Rhodes / Chicago Tribune:
Following closure of Tribune's Spanish-language outlet Hoy, DePaul University student newspaper launches La DePaulia, a Spanish-language news site  —  At the height of evening rush hour, the four-person editing team at DePaul University huddles inside their quiet basement newsroom on the downtown campus.
Devansh Mehta / International Journalists' Network:
How a citizen journalism platform in India used Bluetooth to distribute news stories via paid messengers' phones in villages with no internet access  —  In today's media ecosystem, the technology industry sets the rules of the games, with journalism outlets constantly playing catch-up.
Michael Schneider / Variety:
Two TV academies ask the US secretary of state to waive entry restrictions for award-winning documentarians, citing the case of Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad  —  In a rare joint action, both TV academies have banded together and sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo …
Discussion: @brianstelter
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Annette Thomas named CEO of Guardian Media Group, parent company of the Guardian and the Observer; she will start in March  —  Annette Thomas will take up role at Guardian and Observer parent company in March  —  The former head of one of the world's largest specialist publishers …
The New York Times Company:
NYT passes $800M in annual digital revenue, a category of revenue it's doubled since 2015, adds 1M+ net digital subscriptions, has 5M+ overall subscriptions  —  - It passed its goal of $800 million of annual digital revenue a year ahead of schedule.  In 2015, when digital revenue was around $400 million …
 
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Patrick Wintour / The Guardian:
Iran's initial denial of its role in downing the Ukrainian jet has led to a crisis of confidence in state media, as presenters at state broadcaster IRIB resign
David Cohen / Adweek:
Pandora debuts Test & Tune, a suite of audience measurement tools in open beta that provide insights into campaigns' effectiveness while they are underway
Anna Orso / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Lisa Hughes named publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the first woman to head the newspaper; Hughes was formerly VP publisher of the New Yorker
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Jiri Skacel / Reuters:
Former soldier admitted killing Slovakian investigative journalist Jan Kuciak two years ago in court on Monday
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Joshua Benton / @jbenton:
[Thread] A rebuttal of Lawrence Lessig's newly filed lawsuit against the NYT, in which he alleges that a headline and opening paragraph in a story defames him