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Paradise Media sells literary magazine The Believer to its original owner McSweeney's at a “meaningful” loss, after a fan backlash over clickbait content
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Marriott launches the Marriott Media Network in partnership with Yahoo to help advertisers target consumers on its hotel websites and the TVs in their rooms
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BuzzFeed, which bought Complex Networks and HuffPost in 2021, reports Q1 revenue up 26% YoY to $91.6M and a net loss up 295% YoY to $44.6M; stock falls 10%+
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