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Megan Graham / Wall Street Journal:
Marriott launches the Marriott Media Network in partnership with Yahoo to help advertisers target consumers on the TVs in their rooms
New York Times:
Paradise Media sells literary magazine The Believer to its original owner McSweeney's at a “meaningful” loss, after an uproar over hosting clickbait content
Antoinette Siu / The Wrap:
BuzzFeed, which bought Complex Networks and HuffPost in 2021, reports Q1 revenue of $91.6M, up 26% YoY, and a net loss of $44.6M; stock down ~10% after hours
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