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Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
As media faces more criticism and fake news causes real trouble, it's tempting to tune out, but this moment requires keen awareness and critical thinking
21st Century Fox has agreed to buy Sky for $13.51 per share in cash valuing the broadcaster at $22.6B; Sky's share price jumps more than 26%
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Twenty-eight year veteran NYT tech reporter John Markoff to retire, will remain on contract for more stories, and become writer in residence at Berkeley in 2017
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