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New York Times:
Penske Media announces a strategic investment in Vox Media; sources: Penske acquired a ~20% stake for $100M, making it the largest shareholder of Vox Media
Carrie Blazina / Online News Association:
The Online News Association appoints LaSharah S. Bunting as its CEO and Executive Director, effective March 13; Bunting was most recently a Simon & Schuster VP
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
Vinco Ventures and Icon Publishing acquire The National Enquirer from A360 Media for “a little less” than $100M, an April 2019 price that included other outlets
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