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  • Investment Firms Come to the Forefront Among Owners of Local Newspapers

    … Investment companies – which have no deep roots in community publishing – have become the dominant owners of local daily newspapers in the U.S. Today seven investment entities control 349 dailies, well ahead of either the 196 belonging to long-established private publishers that include companies like Hearst and Advance Publications or the 161…

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  • Street Fight: Uber’s Q3 Losses ‘Eye-Popping’, Snap Makes Moves on Ad Tech

    … As It Looks Toward IPO (VentureBeat) HelloFresh, the Berlin-based company that delivers meal kits and recipes to subscribers, has reportedly raised another $88 million as the company continues its march toward a possible public offering. Blackberry is Now a Self-Driving Car Company and Plans to Spend Like One (Quartz) The company that hedged its bets…

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  • At Hearst Newspapers, a New Digital Strategy to End ‘Flying Blind’

    … Just how far local newspapers have to go to plant their flag commandingly in the fiercely competitive world of digital is summed up in a revealing story told by Robertson (Rob) Barrett, the new digital chief at Hearst Newspapers. “Every single editor I’ve spoken to feels they’re flying blind,” he said. “They don’t have information about…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Gannett Acquires Jersey Papers, Walmart Responds to Apple Pay

    … you’re able to track where the car is in the app. As Content Crosses Platforms, Hearst Shifts from Media to Tech Company (AdExchanger) Hearst doesn’t view itself a media company, but rather as a technology company. “We have been making a concerted effort to transform from a media company that used great technology to a technology company,” said…

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  • Facebook Audience Network Adds Support for Mobile Web

    … ad experiences for the people who visit their mobile websites. Over the past several months, we’ve worked with global mobile web publishers Hearst, Elite Daily, USA Today Sports Media Group, Time Inc. and more, to test the Audience Network for mobile Web in a closed beta. Murphey added that no software-development-kit integration is necessary…

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