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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo pending further evaluation, saying new docs point to a “greater level of involvement in his brother's efforts than we previously knew”
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
The EU will propose a Media Freedom Act next year to prevent large media groups from buying smaller rivals and to thwart government interference like in Hungary
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Vox Media signs a deal with WNYC to distribute Today, Explained on public radio and poaches NPR's Noel King as editorial director and co-host for the show
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