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Alex Shephard / New Republic:
MSNBC hiring Jen Psaki isn't much better than CBS hiring Trump's ex-chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, especially as networks market themselves as bulwarks of truth
Angela Fu / Poynter:
Outside Inc., which publishes 20+ magazines about the outdoors including Outside, plans to lay off 66 of roughly 580 employees and shut down three publications
Sara Guaglione / Digiday:
Bloomberg Media and iHeartMedia plan to release five podcasts in 2022 as part of a three-year co-production and distribution deal first announced in May 2021
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