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Wall Street Journal:
Conan O'Brien sells his hit podcast “Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend” and his Team Coco media company to SiriusXM, sources say for ~$150M
Rebecca Sun / Hollywood Reporter:
How the new, more diverse editorial leadership in broadcast, cable, digital, and print media is changing newsrooms and guiding coverage to be more inclusive
Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Interview with Substack co-founder Hamish McKenzie on building “a true alternative to the attention economy” by expanding into podcasts and videos, and more
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