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Never Mind the News Media: Politicians Test Direct-to-Voter Messaging

From Washington to Texas to California, politicians are road-testing their political messaging strategies, searching for the best way to reach voters in ways that often bypass the traditional media gatekeepers.

Tronc Sells The Los Angeles Times to Local Billionaire for $500 Million

The Los Angeles Times was sold to Patrick Soon-Shiong, a health care mogul and former surgeon, for $500 million. The deal includes The Times’s sibling paper, The San Diego Union-Tribune, and smaller publications in the California News Group.

Media Organizations Grapple With the New Facebook

Over the next few months, with the implementation of a revised strategy, Facebook’s two billion users will see less content produced by news organizations and more from their friends, if all goes according to the company’s plan.

President Trump Escalates His Criticism of the News Media, Fueling National Debate

President Donald Trump has escalated his fiery attacks on the news media, seizing on a recent string of mistaken reports to bolster his case that he is being persecuted by a left-leaning establishment out to bring him down and fueling a national d

Time Inc. Sells Itself to Meredith Corp., Backed by Koch Brothers

The Meredith Corporation — the owner of Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens and AllRecipes — agreed to purchase Time Inc.

Meredith Bid for Time Said to Be Backed by Koch Brothers

Time is said to be in talks to sell itself to the Meredith, in a deal backed by Charles G. and David H.

Disney Ban Elevated Tension at Los Angeles Times Newsroom

A dispute between The Los Angeles Times and the Walt Disney Company has ignited a battle between the paper’s employees and its new top management. On the morning of Nov.

Trump’s Urging That Comey Jail Reporters Denounced as an ‘Act of Intimidation’

During a private meeting in February with former-FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump floated a proposal that, even by the standards of a leader who routinely advertises his disdain for the news media, brought editors and reporters up

Sinclair Requires TV Stations to Air Segments That Tilt to the Right

They are called “must-runs,” and they arrive every day at television stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group — short video segments that are centrally produced by the company.

Us Weekly Is Sold to National Enquirer Publisher

Us Weekly, a celebrity magazine that has long been a staple at checkout counters, is changing hands.