Daily Must Reads in Media and Technology, Jan. 13, 2016

    by Courtney Lowery Cowgill
    January 13, 2016

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    1. Google Now Has an Official Virtual Reality Boss to Take On Facebook’s Oculus (Mark Bergen / Re/Code)

    2. The State of the Union Was About Tech Because Everything Is About Tech (Jason Koebler / Vice Motherboard)


    3. The New Republic Meltdown and Why the Media World Cares So Much, Explained (Matthew Yglesias / Vox)

    4. A Quarter of People Won’t Make a Single Call on Their Cell Phones This Week (Ina Fried / Re/Code)

    5. Can ‘Slow Journalism’ Work? Delayed Gratification Is Finding Out. (Lucinda Southern / Digiday)


    6. The Sorry Legacy of Internet Explorer (Klint Finley / Wired)

    7. SoundCloud and Universal Music Agree to Licensing Deal (Ben Sisario / New York Times)

    8. African Startups Are Defying the Global Tech Slowdown (Lily Kuo / Quartz)

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