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Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
After ~30 buyouts, BuzzFeed News will have 70-80 staffers, down from a peak of ~250; the investigations team published five big projects in its last five weeks
Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
The CW pares down its fall TV shows as parent companies Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount Global look to sell the network; Nexstar is the lead bidder
Jeremy Barr / Washington Post:
NBC News correspondent Pete Williams is retiring at the end of July 2022 after 29 years covering the Justice Department and the Supreme Court at the network
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