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Mia Sato / The Verge:
Some former CNET employees describe Red Ventures breaking down traditional barriers between editorial and advertising and pressuring them to change stories
Erin Woo / The Information:
Source, document, and emails: PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch have committed to spending $3M+ and $2.4M, respectively, on Twitter takeover ads during the Super Bowl
Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
Amazon reports spending $16.6B on content in 2022, up 28% YoY, of which about $7B went to originals, live sports, and licensed content included with Prime
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