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Clare Malone / New Yorker:
A look at Puck, its founder Jon Kelly, and his vision for an outlet for and about “moguls”; source: Puck hopes to raise a $15-20M Series B in early 2023
Shawn McCreesh / New York Magazine:
The NYT union has sent a letter to the paper's CEO and publisher threatening a daylong walkout on December 8 if they don't come to terms on a new labor contract
Herb Scribner / Axios:
Filing: Alex Jones has filed for personal bankruptcy in Texas; Jones and Free Speech Systems have been ordered to pay $1.5B in damages to Sandy Hook families
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