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9:35 PM ET, April 2, 2024

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Financial Times:
US-based hedge fund Hunterbrook launches its newsroom, Hunterbrook Media, after raising $100M to make trades based on scoops uncovered by its reporters  —  Target of Hunterbrook's first story questions ethics of it taking a short position in its stock  —  A US hedge fund has raised $100mn …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart says Apple asked him not to interview FTC chair Lina Khan on his Apple podcast by saying “please don't talk to her”  —  - “Apple's conduct extends beyond just monopoly profits and even affects the flow of speech.
John Hanna / Associated Press:
The Marion County Record's parent and Eric Meyer, its editor and publisher, file a federal lawsuit over police raids of its offices and Meyer's home in 2023  —  A weekly central Kansas newspaper and its publisher filed a federal lawsuit Monday over police raids last summer of its offices …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Vanguard Group, the biggest investor in Disney with a roughly 8.3% stake, is voting for Disney's board nominees at the annual meeting on April 3  —  NYC Comptroller on Disney Proxy Fight, Congestion Pricing … Vanguard is the biggest investor in Disney, with a roughly 8.3% stake, Bloomberg-compiled data show.
David Pierce / The Verge:
Yahoo acquires the news app Artifact, shuts down its standalone app, and plans to use its technology on Yahoo News and other services in the coming months  —  Instagram's co-founders built a powerful and useful tool for recommending news to readers — but could never quite get it to scale.
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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Disney has pulled ahead in its proxy battle against Trian with more than half of all shares voted; BlackRock and T. Rowe Price are backing Disney
Adrian Carrasquillo / Vanity Fair:
Sources: Biden plans an April 4 interview with Univision's Enrique Acevedo; Acevedo was broadly criticized after his November 2023 “softball” interview of Trump  —  Vanity Fair has learned that Joe Biden is sitting down this week with veteran journalist Enrique Acevedo …
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Christopher Kuo / New York Times:
George Carlin's estate settles with the makers of Dudesy, who agree to remove their YouTube video and podcast they originally claimed used an “AI” George Carlin  —  The estate had accused two podcast hosts of infringing on its copyrights by training an A.I. algorithm on five decades of Mr. Carlin's work.
Elizabeth Williamson / New York Times:
A look at the lawyers using defamation lawsuits to fight political disinformation with a focus on key spreaders, like Alex Jones  —  “I've always despised bullies that pick on defenseless or seemingly defenseless people,” said Michael J. Gottlieb, who has represented clients targeted …
Tyler Jett / Des Moines Register:
Iowa officials settle a suit with independent political blogger Laura Belin, who was denied a press pass to the legislature; Iowa will pay her attorneys $49K  —  Iowa state officials agreed Tuesday to pay attorney's fees and change state House policies to settle a lawsuit from a liberal blogger …
 
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Billie Eilish, Katy Perry, and 200+ others sign a letter to AI developers and tech companies decrying “predatory” AI that steals voices, replaces artists, more
Laya Neelakandan / CNBC:
Private equity firm Silver Lake says it plans to take sports and talent agency Endeavor private at a $13B equity value, or $27.50 per share
John Maher / Publishers Weekly:
Nonprofit library tech cooperative OCLC, which owns WorldCat, acquires CloudLibrary, a digital lending service used by ~500 libraries in 20 countries
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Cristiano Lima-Strong / Washington Post:
Sources detail how Senate Commerce Committee chair Maria Cantwell, who recently proposed a privacy bill, has undermined privacy negotiations for years

TechCrunch:
Meta says it is testing its Meta AI chatbot with WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger users in India and parts of Africa

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Source: Google's new Pixel 9 series, next-gen Pixel Fold, and 5G tablet that is under development will feature a new modem that supports satellite connectivity

 
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