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Choire Sicha / New York Magazine:
Former NYT exec says Wirecutter employees were treated as second-class citizens at NYT, with a lower pay scale and some NYT staff openly sneering at their work
Eliza Gkritsi / CoinDesk:
ChainNews, one of China's top crypto news sites, shuts down, after China said in September that it will expand internet censorship to cryptocurrency information
Dade Hayes / Deadline:
Filing: in FY 2021, ESPN's pay TV distribution shrank another 10% to 76M US households, while ESPN+ subscribers grew 66% YoY to 17M
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