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metromedia News Roundup

A weekly roundup of media news that we think is worth knowing about.

This week: Microsoft announces deal to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion; Pew Research releases annual State of the News Media report; The print news industry continues to decline as digital grows.

Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion, Reasserting Its Muscle

Nick Wingfield | The New York Times

Microsoft announced it will acquire professional social networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.


Pew Research Center Releases State of the News Media 2016

Amy Mitchell and Jesse Holcomb | Pew Research Center

A report detailing the current state of all areas of news media.


Facebook Dominates the News Landscape as Print Continues to Crumble

Matthew Ingram | Fortune

Two studies of the newspaper industry find it declining as digital continues to make strides.



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