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The media sector almost everywhere around the globe has entered a period of changes driven by technological advances, increasing competition and commercialization, and consolidation in the ownership status as well as the rise of digital media. Traditional news media companies have tried to invent new business models, but, at the time, without considerable success. These new developments have affected the news media sector, especially journalism.