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BuzzFeed will go public via a merger with 890 5th Avenue Partners, raising $16M from the SPAC and $150M via debt and acquiring Complex Networks for $300M
Heather Landy / @heatherlandy:
[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
Sui-Lee Wee / New York Times:
A Philippine court lets Maria Ressa travel to Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Prize after the government blocked her; she still needs two more courts to approve
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