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The new wave of news startups is aiming at a younger audience. But do legacy media companies have a chance at earning their attention?
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Plus: The Gannett spinoff and the future of newspapers, dealing with abusive comments at Gawker, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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For years, the corporate talk was all about synergy — local newspapers and local TV stations as part of the same media companies. Now the battles will be fought as standalone entities.
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Plus: Debating SI’s LeBron James scoop, a warning for the newspaper industry, and the rest of the week’s media and journalism must-reads.
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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?
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Plus: Verdicts in the News Corp. phone hacking scandal, jailed journalists in Egypt, and the rest of the news about the news from the past fortnight.
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Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.
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Fueled by Rupert Murdoch’s ambitions and significant investments, The Wall Street Journal seemed to have all the momentum in its newspaper war against The New York Times. That’s changed. Why?
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Plus: Tech billionaires in journalism, David Pogue’s jump to Yahoo, and the rest of this week’s news in the journalism and tech worlds.
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Plus: A judge rules that Apple colluded on ebooks, CNN’s shift into tabloid journalism, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
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