Gannett Invests in Digg

The news curation site gets a boost.

Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 11.12.39 AMGannett has taken a breather from trying to buy Tronc with an investment in the news curation site Digg.

The deal will give Gannett’s USA Today Network access to Digg’s data and tech, and Digg an opportunity to better use USA Today Network’s content.

“Our team looks forward to working with Digg as we continue on our journey as a forward-thinking and innovative media company,” said Gannett CEO and president Bob Dickey, in a statement. “Digg has an engaged audience, an impressive ability to discover the best content on the web, and analyze content in real-time. Working together, we will be able to quickly develop new content discovery products and bring them to market.”

Gannett did not disclose how much it invested.

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