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Media’s Serious Cutback in Startup Investing

By Jessica E. Lessin · Mar. 09, 2018 7:01 AM PT

Last week, I argued which tech companies are most and least likely to buy media companies. It made me wonder how aggressive media companies have been in tech deal-making. So I looked at their investing patterns, and they surprised me.

Traditional media companies last year appeared to invest their smallest amount in startups since 2012, according to PitchBook. (See chart.) Companies including ...