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Ken Doctor / Politico:
Sources: Apollo Global Management approached Tribune Publishing about a sale about a month ago, but Tribune has been “non-responsive”
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Twitter removes share counts in sharing buttons, but publishers say data was important internally and as a signal to readers
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Analyst: ESPN's loss of 7M subscribers since 2013 means about $650M less in affiliate revenue and an estimated $250M less in ad revenue
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