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MediaPulse | A Weekly Round-up

Here are the top media industry stories we’re following this week:

The Big News: As the United States wrestles with how to respond to mass shootings, media coverage continues to evolve (NYT), and new media find their niche (Mashable); the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this month (Business Insider); oil prices continue to fall as OPEC declines to cut production (CNBC); Donald Trump suggested he might demand CNN pay him $5 million to appear in the next Republican debate (Washington Times); the network declined (Politico).

Music and Musicals: The NFL announced Coldplay will headline the 50th Superbowl Halftime Show (WSJ), also the band’s next album will not be available on Spotify (The Verge); the third time was the charm for NBC’s live musical events with positive reviews of last night’s The Wiz (A.V. Club); Andrew Lloyd Weber’s new show, School of Rock, debuts Sunday in New York (Adweek).

Evolving Media: The once struggling San Francisco Chronicle is out of the woods with a growing digital presence (Poynter); tech world site Engadget unveiled a new look and will focus on technology’s effect on society (WSJ); The Washington Post overtook The New York Times in web traffic earlier this year and now we know how (DigiDay); and the Washington press corps now includes more digital and specialty-pub journalists than those from traditional outlets (Pew Research Center).

Anniversary: Outlets across the country remembered Rosa Parks’ taking a stand 60 years ago (CNN).

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