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James Murdoch reportedly bought a stake in Vice, as his new company begins to make media investments
James Murdoch's holding company Lupa Systems agreed to buy a minority share in Vice Media shortly after Vice acquired Refinery29, according to the FT.
Business Insider reported on the Refinery-Vice deal, the inside story behind Refinery's rise and ultimate sale and lessons of the acquisition.
Refinery29 bootstrapped for 8 years and raised $133 million — only to sell to Vice Media for mostly stock
Business Insider talked to numerous current and former employees and other people close to the company about its rise and disappointing exit.
In the latest major media merger, Vice Media is buying Refinery29 to increasingly focus on a young, gender-inclusive audience.
AT&T's Xandr is pitching its burgeoning ad business and insists it's not going to be a walled garden, contrary to some advertisers' concerns.
The self-described "Queen of Vice" was formerly from J. Walter Thompson.
Layoffs and buyouts have rocked the media industry, claiming over 3,000 jobs in 2019. The latest were at MAD Magazine, Quartz, and Meredith.
HBO has canceled its daily news program, "Vice News Tonight," the last vestige of a seven-year relationship between the two companies.
The cuts come as the company's transitions from web sites to film and TV production and branded content.
Vice's web traffic dipped to 27 million unique visitors in September, and 2018 revenue is expected to be flat.