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metromedia News Roundup

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

This week: more and more online news sites selling native advertising; Snapchat passes Twitter; how many stories newspapers publish online per day.

More than half of local independent online news sites are now selling sponsored content: Survey

Laura Hazard Owen | NiemanLab

According to a new survey, 51% of local news publishers are selling native advertising, up from approximately 20% a year prior.


Snapchat Passes Twitter in Daily Usage

Sarah Frier | Bloomberg News

The four-year old messaging app has 150 million users per day, beating out Twitter.


How Many Stories Do Newspapers Publish Per Day?

Robinson Meyer | The Atlantic

A look into how a few big name news sites compare with number of stories published per day.



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