Daily Must Reads in Media & Technology, Jan. 14, 2016

    by Courtney Lowery Cowgill
    January 14, 2016

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    1. Al Jazeera America Terminates All TV and Digital Operations (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept)

    2. Why Al Jazeera America Was Destined to Fail (Jordan Weissmann / Slate)


    3. The Verge Co-Founder Josh Topolsky Is Raising Money to Launch a Media Startup (Noah Kulwin / Re/Code)

    4. People Don’t Want to Trade Privacy for Targeted Ads (Rick Edmonds / Poynter)

    5. How Snapchat Plans to Compete With Facebook for Advertisers’ Dollars (Tim Peterson / AdAge)


    6. Many Americans Say They Might Provide Personal Information, Depending (Lee Rainie and Maeve Duggan / Pew Research Center)

    7. BBC Risks Excluding Viewers by Prioritizing Online Content (Paul Revoir / The Guardian)

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    Correction: This post has been updated to correct a type on No. 6.

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