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Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal:
To challenge ESPN, Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports sign multiyear deal to share “significant” content and sell ads across both entities, sharing revenue
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How The Economist, which has avoided bylines for 173 years to offer a single voice, is adapting in the age of social media
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Shane Smith says Vice Media plans acquisitions to increase market share in 2017 and predicts more digital media consolidation
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