Daily Must Reads in Media & Technology, Jan. 21, 2016

    by Courtney Lowery Cowgill
    January 21, 2016

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    1. Medium’s Ev Williams: ‘It’s Going to Make Less and Less Sense to Publish on the Web’ (Eric Johnson / Re/code)

    2. Deja New: Talk of Twitter as Takeover Target Is Back Again (Kurt Wagner / Re/code)


    3. How Spotify Is Turning Music Streaming Into a Social Experience (Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune)

    4. This New Ad-Blocker Has a Plan to Pay Publishers (Russell Brandom / The Verge)

    5. Fresh From a $700,000 Funding Round, Hearken Is Scaling Up To Sell a New Kind of Journalism (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter)


    6. Podcasts Are Gaining Audience, But Have Yet to Attract the Biggest Advertisers (The Economist)

    7. The ‘King of Clickbait’ On Going Viral, Why Old Media Stumbles (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter)

    Correction: This article has been updated to correct the author of No. 2.

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