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The Knight Foundation's support for Semafor's event with Tucker Carlson betrays its mission; the event frames media as a game of access and audience-building
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Interview with Votebeat EIC Chad Lorenz and co-founder and CSO Alison Go on changing from a pop-up news site to a permanent outlet, measuring impact, and more
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The Copyright Royalty Board upholds a nearly 44% bump in streaming royalties for songwriters after Spotify, Amazon, Google, and Pandora appealed the ruling
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