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Google is an Internet search and technology corporation that aims to “organize the world’s information.” Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin and went public in 2004. It is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., and employs more than 26,000 people worldwide. Google is the world’s most popular search engine and the…

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Ken Doctor    
When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?
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Ken Doctor    
Rupert Murdoch wants to add Time Warner to his stable of media properties. Seemingly everyone’s looking for an acquisition. What is it about this moment that is pushing everyone to get bigger?
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: Google and censorship, The Wall Street Journal turns 125, and the rest of this week’s news about journalism and tech.
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Ken Doctor    
“It’s not the hive that’s at issue here. It’s the big, monopolistic beekeepers who should give us pause.”
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Joseph Lichterman    
A survey across 10 countries find some things in common (Facebook’s everywhere) and some divergence (Finns dig Google Plus).
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Ken Doctor    
Three products — Circa, NRCQ, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
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Ken Doctor    
Newspaper companies made a smart move in the 1990s investing in online auto classifieds. Is selling it off a short-term gain for long-term pain?
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Ken Doctor    
From a business perspective, the deal — much criticized by net-neutrality advocates — is all about two companies understanding their recent past and preparing for the near future.
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Caroline O'Donovan    
After a reboot and the rise of programmatic ad buying, the Local Media Consortium is hoping that news outlets can have more market leverage negotiating as a group than as individuals.
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Ken Doctor    
The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?
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Ken Doctor    
Even though much of the digital advertising market is dire for news operations, a confluence of factors are making it easier than ever to build something new online.
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Staci D. Kramer    
Modeled on lean mobile-first startups like Instagram, the reborn Inside.com wants to be your front door to news on your phone — by using humans as aggregators and filters, not reporters.