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COMMENT: Planned Yahoo sale puts media ownership back in spotlight

Who exactly is telling you what to think? asks Colette Sexton

12th April, 2016
Chief executive Melissa Mayer at Yahoo conference Pic: Getty

Of course, I have other email accounts, like Gmail and Outlook but Yahoo is still my go-to for personal emails.

The British publisher is said to be interested in acquiring Yahoo’s media and news properties, including Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Sports and a variety of digital magazines.

Yahoo has been struggling for years. Shares have dropped about 30 per cent since the end of 2014. Yahoo's sales fell by 50 per cent...

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