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Radley Balko / @radleybalko:
[Thread] Radley Balko is leaving The Washington Post, where he worked for the Opinion section, on December 1 and is launching a Substack on civil liberties
Thom Geier / The Wrap:
Disney pulls 20 TV channels, including ABC, ESPN, and FX, from the Dish Network and Sling TV, after failed negotiations; Dish said Disney wanted nearly $1B more
Asawin Suebsaeng / Rolling Stone:
Haberman's book: Tucker Carlson met Jared Kushner in February 2020 at the White House to demand clemency for Roger Stone; Trump pardoned Stone in December 2020
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