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BuzzFeed, Inc. formally announces it has merged with a SPAC, acquired Complex Networks, and will start trading Monday on Nasdaq as BZFD
Jack Shafer / Politico:
With tiny audiences, the cable news industry has devolved from a useful headline service to a 24/7 eldercare operation; few would care if it disappeared
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[Thread] Crediting a move by The Verge, Quartz updates “off the record” and “on background” rules, noting no conversation is on background until Quartz agrees
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