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Anjali Athavaley / Reuters:
Comcast says it has dropped its bid for 21st Century Fox's assets; sources say Disney still in negotiations with Fox and a deal could be reached this month
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The New Yorker fires Ryan Lizza, the reporter who interviewed former White House comms chief Anthony Scaramucci, after reviewing sexual misconduct allegations
NFL Network suspends 3 on-air analysts after sexual harassment allegations; related lawsuit also names Eric Weinberger, president of Bill Simmons' media group
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