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Sewell Chan / The Texas Tribune:
Study: since 2005, Texas has lost about a third of its newspapers and eight newspaper journalists per 10K residents; 10% of its counties have no newspapers
Peter Kafka / Vox:
Netflix faces higher subscription churn rates than in the past, apparently leading to the strategy of releasing shows like Stranger Things and Ozark in chunks
Benjamin Mullin / New York Times:
Substack lays off 13 of its 90 employees as it tries to conserve cash during a funding crunch for startups; source: cuts hit HR, writer support, and other roles
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