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Nieman Lab

Newsonomics: NPR's Ross Levinsohn scoop delivers a double blow to Tronc

Strategy Publishing
@salsop via VentureBeat

Gfycat integrates user-generated GIFs on Tango, Messenger, and Viber

Video Messaging
CryptoNinjas

Current launches token sale for 'All-In-One' media ecosystem

Advertising Payments
PE Hub

PE-backed Armor Express merges with KDH Defense Systems

Robotics Warfare Privacy
TechCrunch , Re/code , Mashable , +1

Facebook appoints American Express CEO to board of directors

Strategy Diversity
Technical.ly

Safeguard Scientifics lays off 15 employees amid 'change in strategy'

Strategy
PE Hub

Storytelling app Wattpad secures $61.2 mln in latest round

Funding Culture, Art, Books
The Verge

Sounds.com is a new subscription service for music samples

Music streaming Music
Techvibes

Reinventing Digital Media in 2017: StudioMDHR, Prodigy Game, BroadbandTV & Diply

FinSMEs , TechCrunch , Techvibes , +1

Wattpad Raises $51M in Funding

Funding Culture, Art, Books
Acquisition
TechCrunch

Diversis Capital acquires Marketron, maker of monetization software for radio and TV

Strategy Advertising
Adweek

NPR's New Ads Promise to Help You Become 'Fully Awake' to the Truth

PE Hub

PSG-backed Patron Technology taps Jenkins as new CEO

Strategy Technology Apps & Services
Adweek

Adweek's Arc Awards: Recognizing the Best Brand Storytelling of 2017

Advertising
N9 - Nordic 9

Match2One secures SEK 11M, looks to market internationally its programmatic ads solution.

Funding Advertising
Technical.ly

Politico Magazine looks at D.C. startups automating the federal government

Privacy
TechCrunch

Podcasts are coming to Plex, followed by web series and other digital media

Video streaming
TechCrunch

Baidu and AMI launch Southeast Asia joint venture and $200M fund

Asia
BetaKit , Techvibes

Voices.com expands platform to include LA-based SAG-AFTRA union voice actors

Apps & Services Film
Nieman Lab

Cross-examining the network: The year in digital and social media research