Blockbusters like 'Iron Man 3' battle more subtle Chinese fare as audiences choose plot and complexity over explosions and 3-D.
While media that began online appears to have an edge in advertising revenue, don't count out web properties set up by the old-school, pre-internet companies.
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As advertisers continue to migrate to new media, the world's largest magazine publisher is put on the block.
AOL and The New York Times are finding ways to weather the online storm and silence the naysayers.
The Oracle of Omaha keeps investing in an ancient form of media.
Yahoo is upgraded to 'buy,' and Google is downgraded to 'market perform.'
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