Why the Web Matters in the Viacom/Time Warner Fight
Statement from Viacom — PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network …
At this moment, the must-read stories in technology are scattered across hundreds of news sites and blogs. That's far too much for any reader to follow.
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BuzzFeed, Inc. formally announces it has merged with a SPAC, acquired Complex Networks, and will start trading Monday on Nasdaq as BZFD
Tarpley Hitt / Gawker:
Seven Chicago staffers of G/O Media's The A.V. Club are “invited” to move to Los Angeles, where EIC Scott Robson is establishing an office, or lose their jobs
Sui-Lee Wee / New York Times:
A Philippine court lets Maria Ressa travel to Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Prize after the government blocked her; she still needs two more courts to approve
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