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Sources: Disney might license more of its films and TV series to rivals to earn more from its content library, a strategy shift from 2019 when Disney+ launched
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Peter Laufer, a University of Oregon journalism professor, asks Gannett to donate Eugene's newspaper The Register-Guard to the university; Gannett declines
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