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David Roeder / Chicago Sun-Times:
Chicago Public Media's board approves the Chicago Sun-Times acquisition, set to close on or about January 31, which will convert the Sun-Times into a nonprofit
Jennifer Maas / Variety:
Influencer and former NBA player Rex Chapman will host a weekly CNN+ show featuring “intimate conversations with athletes, entertainers, and everyday heroes”
Scott Roxborough / Hollywood Reporter:
Study: Sky is Europe's largest TV company by revenue at €16.3B in 2020, followed by ARD at €6.53B and Netflix at €6.15B; Netflix has a 35% VOD market share
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