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Sewell Chan / The Texas Tribune:
Study: since 2005, Texas has lost 211 out of its 634 newspapers and about eight newspaper journalists per 10K residents; 27 of 254 counties have no newspaper
Peter Kafka / Vox:
Netflix faces higher subscription churn rates than in the past, apparently leading to a strategy of releasing Stranger Things and Ozark seasons in two chunks
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
The New York Times adds free access to The Athletic for all-access digital and home delivery subscribers and plans to implement a more flexible Athletic paywall
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