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Erik Larson / Bloomberg:
Court filing: Donald Trump sues CNN for defamation, seeking $475M in damages and accusing the network smeared him to undermine a potential run for re-election
Bron Maher / Press Gazette:
Staff at UK left-wing news site The Canary say they have “overthrown” management and now run the publisher as a co-operative, after finding “gross inequalities”
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Disney announces a Dish “handshake deal” to temporarily restore its cable networks to Dish Network and Sling TV, ending a two-day blackout as the two negotiate
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