Must Reads in Media & Technology: March 28

    by Bianca Fortis
    March 28, 2017

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    1. Democracy Fund and First Look Media Provide $12 Million in Grant Funding for independent and Non-Profit Journalism (Joe Goldman / Democracy Fund)

    2. Tronc’s Second-Largest Shareholder Raises Corporate Governance Questions (Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal)


    3. Google and Facebook Can’t Just Make Fake News Disappear (Danah Boyd / Back Channel)

    4. Mobile-Focused Startup Quartz Manages to Actually Turn a Profit on Digital Journalism (Matthew Flamm / Advertising Age)

    5. Software Engineer Starts Unlikely Business: A Weekly Newspaper (Rick Rojas / New York Times)


    6. The Times’ Subscription Sales Jump 200 Percent Since Pivoting From Breaking News (Jessica Davies / Digiday)

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