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Michael Schneider / Variety:
Oprah's non-exclusive deal with Apple, originally announced in 2018, is ending; source: sides agreed to continue to work together on a project-by-project basis
Mark Di Stefano / Australian Financial Review:
Amid a fight with Lachlan Murdoch over alleged defamation, Crikey owner Private Media signs a licensing deal with Inc. to launch a tech and business publication
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Sources: Buckingham Palace told the BBC, ITV, and Sky News that they can only retain 60 minutes of approved footage from 10 days of the Queen's commemorations
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