Nexstar Acquires Tribune Media in $4.1 Billion Deal (Report) – Hollywood Reporter

BUSINESS 7:45 PM PST 12/2/2018 by Patrick Shanley The deal would make the company the largest operator of local U.S. television stations. Nexstar Media Group was acquired by Tribune Media Co. for $4.1 billion on Sunday, according to a report by Reuters. The deal would make the company the largest operator of local U.S. television stations.…

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Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

Twitter this morning announced it has agreed to buy San Francisco-based technology company Smyte, which describes itself as “trust and safety as a service.” Founded in 2014 by former Google and Instagram engineers, Smyte offers tools to stop online abuse, harassment, and spam, and protect user accounts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but this…

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