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metromedia News Roundup

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

This week: C-SPAN makes history; Online publishers combat ad-blockers with email sign-ups; A tough summer ahead for the newspaper industry.

Covering sit-in by House Democrats, C-SPAN makes history via Periscope

Erik Wemple | The Washington Post

After the House of Representatives was called to recess and cameras were turned off, C-SPAN turned to social media to share the House Democrats sit-in.


For some publishers, email is a way to wring value out of ad blocking readers

Lucia Moses | Digiday

To combat ad-blockers and get value out of users enabling them, some online publishers are resorting to email sign-ups to allow readers to continue.


Cruel summer for newspapers

Joe Pompeo | Politco

As new digital-first news organizations emerge, the decline of print continues, as detailed in several recently released reports.



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