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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?
2013 could end up making 2012 seem calm by comparison.
With his position attacked in the U.K., Murdoch is looking to the United States. Will he find newspapers a worthwhile investment?
Plus: The debate over technology and loneliness, journalism lessons from academics and news orgs, and the rest of the week’s media/tech stories.
Plus: Fallout from the sale of the Philadelphia newspapers, analysis of media coverage of the Trayvon Martin case, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
Plus: Kony 2012 and the value of online activism, more News Corp. arrests, SXSW news, and the rest of the week’s big stories in media and tech.
Plus: Good news and bad news for Apple, James Murdoch’s move at News Corp., the value of linking, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
Plus: keys to sustainability for nonprofit news, an auspicious start for Apple Newsstand, and all the rest of this week’s required reading.
Plus: Facebook keeps inching toward Twitter with its new Subscribe feature, the growing News Corp. scandal, and other recommended reading for the week.
Plus: Google grabs a phone company, a look at Reddit-at-journalism, a stab at explaining AOL’s struggles, and top tips for journalism students. Mark Coddington
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