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While Disney now has more streaming subscribers than Netflix, its ARPU is much lower: in Q2, its US ARPU was $6.27/month, compared to Netflix's $15.95/month
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Activist investor ValueAct Capital takes a 7% stake in NYT and urges an aggressive rollout of subscriber-only bundles to improve sales; NYT stock is up 10%+
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Veteran Iraqi actress Enas Taleb plans to sue The Economist for using her picture as an example of “fat” women in the Arab world in a July 28 story
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