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Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Snopes raises more than $500K in one day, which it will use to meet basic operating expenses like staffers' salaries
Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
The Athletic, a local sports startup with no advertising, raises $5.4M and hires former Sports Illustrated editor Paul Fichtenbaum as its chief content officer
Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Nielsen adds Hulu and YouTube streaming services to its traditional TV ratings, the latest step to modernize measurements as digital consumption increases
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