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Julia Angwin / The Markup:
The Markup founder Julia Angwin says she is leaving the outlet after five years to pursue other projects; Angwin moved from EIC to editor-at-large in April 2022
Duncan Campbell / Byline Times:
A look at The Nation's refusal to retract a 2017 story saying the 2016 DNC email leak was an inside job, not a Russian hack, and its history of defending Russia
Sources: Disney explores licensing more films and TV series to rivals to earn more from its content library, a strategy shift from 2019 when Disney+ launched
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