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Ariana Pekary / Columbia Journalism Review:
CNN's exaggerated tone and graphic content, as in its coverage of Gabby Petito and the Rust film set shooting, are pushing it into the realm of tabloids
Marc Tracy / New York Times:
A look at the $1.67B payroll tax credit earmarked for local news organizations, including Gannett, in the Build Back Better bill passed by the US House
Nick Vivarelli / Variety:
A look at ITsART, an Italian streaming service available in 26 European countries with access to 1,250+ live and on-demand events and shows from opera to movies
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